The Women's & Girls' Fund has announced up to $50,000 in grants allocated in its 13th cycle of competitive grant making to Kern County nonprofit organizations, according to a press release. 

The Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, an organization dedicated to the appreciation and recognition of local history, will honor a local historian next month.

Caltrans has announce a multi-day ramp closure of the off-ramp from southbound Highway 99 to Highway 223 (Bear Mountain Boulevard) from Sunday at 6 p.m. until Wednesday at 6 a.m. A posted detour will be available. The closure will allow for roadway maintenance.