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The Kern County Children’s Dental Health Network is pleased to announce Drive Thru Dental Screenings, said Jessica Carrillo, of the Kern County Children's Dental Health Network.

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The pandemic has caused many changes to daily routines affecting people around the world. During these uncertain times, it is easy for our students to let stress and anxiety negatively affect their mindset. School provides structure and routine. It is a home away from home.

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A 47-year-old Earlimart man was killed Friday morning when he crashed his pickup truck after initiating a short pursuit with a California Highway Patrol officer.

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An environmental review critical to Kern's frustrated efforts to streamline local oil permitting has cleared another hurdle as it heads for what could be a final vote of the county Board of Supervisors by the end of this year.

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Capitalizing on the enjoyment of fitness by the students in the district, the Delano Union School District Physical Education Department is presenting its first ever Virtual Field Day event called “Innergize!” on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

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The Delano hospital’s new name – Adventist Health Delano – has received approval from federal agencies, the hospital’s president, David Butler, announced Wednesday, Aug. 9.

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CSUB has made the cut for the annual U.S. News and World Report 2021 Best Colleges report, which ranks 1,452 higher education institutions that offer bachelor's degrees.

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As Kern County's hospitals finally see a reprieve from the deluge of COVID-19 patients this summer, local medical professionals and administrators are bracing themselves for flu season.

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Delano and McFarland residents can take advantage of a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, Sept. 19, District 4 Supervisor David Couch's office announced.

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What started as a local celebration of the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birthday has now grown into a major project that will become a permanent and defining feature of Bakersfield College.

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Neither kindergarten nor transitional kindergarten is a requirement in California, and many parents in Kern County this year have opted out. But educators and parents who have opted into distance learning for the youngest students say that so far they’re surprisingly optimistic about how the…

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Only time will tell but it's looking like the pistachio harvest just now coming into full swing in Kern County will set a new record this year — without a substantial drop in prices.

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Delano police were led on a vehicle chase on Thursday, Aug. 27, that ended up with the suspect vehicle colliding with a big rig on Highway 99 just north of the county line, according to officials.

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In an effort to better protect bees, state regulators are looking at new restrictions on the use of certain pesticides that have been valuable in helping protect California's citrus industry from a potentially devastating bacterial disease.

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One benefit Bakersfield has long enjoyed — a benefit millions of Americans do not have — has been the ability to take a walk on a spring or summer evening, or sip a drink on an unprotected porch, without being “eaten up” by swarms of mosquitoes.

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Last week, we unveiled our newest tool to help solve the most horrific crimes occurring in our community, a Crime Scene Investigations van. I wanted to take a few minutes to explain the rationale behind this acquisition.