On Monday, the Lamont Public Utility District (LPUD) announced that they had received a major grant from the State Water Board in the amount of over $25 million.
José Míreles nació en Merced Texas el 4 de Julio de 1962 y se mudó con su familia a Lamont CA en 1970 donde se crio.
The Kern County chapters of the Boys & Girls Club, an organization of after-school programs, will be providing free lunch to kids 18 years and younger at their locations in Arvin, Lamont, and Bakersfield during the summer.
The Community Emissions Reduction Program (CERP) has approved over $30 million in investments to reduce air pollution in the communities of Arvin and Lamont.
On May 24, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KSCO), the Monitoring Team, and the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) held their first Bridge the Gap meeting in Lamont, a in-person community conversation to discuss how to implement and improve policing strategies.
This funding will cover incentives for replacing heavy-duty trucks, heavy-duty agriculture equipment, school buses, and other incentives to help improve the air quality.
Aunque ningún código postal o ciudad es inmune a contraer el virus el COVID-19, las comunidades rurales en el condado de Kern que son predominantemente hispanas o latinas son las más afectadas, según datos de salud pública.
Gina Guzman a parent-leader in the campaign to establish a Lamont High School within the Kern High School District discusses the need for the high school, the response from the Kern High School District Board of Trustees, and what is next for the campaign.
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Jeremy Tobias, executive director at CAPK, shares about the various programs and work they do in the community here on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.
“South Kern Sol is a youth-led community news platform”
South Kern Sol will hold a press conference at the Brower Building’s Conference Room on Wednesday July 9, to introduce the inaugural issue of our community wellness print publication.