Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

How the City of Wasco helped the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

November 29, 2022 / By
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The City of Wasco played a key role during the COVID-19 pandemic as they held pop-up vaccine clinics and food distributions with the help of the American Rescue Plan funding.

‘Don’t forget about your tribe’ Jael Rivera brings Aztec culture to Voorhies Elementary

November 15, 2022 / By
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Imagine seeing your favorite elementary school staff member show up to school one day in full Aztec dance attire with an array of indigenous instruments to perform for you.

McFarland resident shares her experience as a first-time voter

November 14, 2022 / By
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November 8, 2022, was the date to remember to cast your ballot for the consolidated general election.

Latest 2022 Midterm Elections results

November 9, 2022 / By
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These results are from the Kern County Elections Office. As of 9:46 a.m., 24,312 of 25,603 (95.1%) precincts have partially reported their results. 

ACLU provides supporters with an Election Day guide

November 7, 2022 / By
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) created a concise Election Day guide in an effort to ensure that all voters are aware of their rights on Election Day this year. 

California is facing a “tripledemic” threat as respiratory illnesses surge

November 4, 2022 / By
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An increase in the number of cases of COVID-19, the flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is prompting concern across California communities as threats of three coinciding epidemics — a “tripledemic” — are looming ahead of the upcoming holiday season. 

UFW speaks about what AB2183 means and next steps

October 25, 2022 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed the farmworkers union bill, Assembly Bill 2183, which will allow farmworkers to vote for or against unionization.

Kern County Library partners with Kern BHRS to bring Hope and Recovery events to the community

October 21, 2022 / By

Starting September 29 until December 9, libraries all over Kern will be hosting several creative events and a traveling art show in support of suicide prevention awareness and recovery in partnership with the Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS).

Immigrant rights activists, detained leaders speak up amidst labor strike

October 20, 2022 / By and
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Immigrant rights and labor activists gathered outside the Golden State Annex and Mesa Verde Detention Centers on Sunday along with previously detained immigrants in support of currently detained immigrants who have been on labor strike for over four months.

MHS prepares to host historic homecoming game at BC

October 19, 2022 / By
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For the first time in history, McFarland High School will be hosting its homecoming game at Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium, against the Delano Tigers.