Elizabeth Martinez grew up in Arvin to farmworker parents who planted a seed in her that grew into a desire to help her community in any way she could.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointments to the first Racial Equity Commission for the State. Among his appointments is Bakersfield’s local, Traco Matthews.
Governor Gavin Newsom launched a pilot program to assist undocumented farmworkers with legal assistance for state labor investigations.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the Clean Air Rooms program are offering free air purifiers to residents in disadvantaged communities to help reduce the harmful effects of wildfire smoke.
As Summer vacation is starting, many children welcome a lot of free time. While spending the day binging a new show or playing video games may be tempting, it’s important to stay active.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Willkie Far & Gallagher LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of three Kern County residents and the United Farm Workers against Kern County for operating a plea mill.
The battle between the Big Oil industry and Central Valley residents continues as the industry persists to target low-income and communities of color.
On March 16-19, the Chicago Cultural Center held its second Veteran Art Triennial and Summit, with a Bakersfield local’s sculptures on display until June 4th.
On Saturday, March 4th, the 2023 Central Valley Regional Migrant Education Parent Conference occurred at California State University Bakersfield.
This past weekend, on February 24 and 25, Arvin High’s annual Airband returned for the first time since 2020.