At 2 a.m., 32nd Assembly District representative Rudy Salas trailed challenger Justin Mendes, a Hanford Republican, by a scant 48 votes with just four dozen precincts left to be counted.
Former Kern County Supervisor Barbara Patrick is supporting Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg for the Kern Community College District's board of trustees' Area 1 seat, Patrick announced Monday.
The Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce's Political Action Committee has endorsed Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, for re-election in his 32nd Assembly District race against challenger Justin Mendes because of Salas' “proven, pro-business track record,” the chamber's PAC said in a press re…
One seeks to cut taxes on consumers and overhaul state regulations. The other wants to raise taxes on wealthy corporations and make sure Kern County gets its fair share of the revenues.
A question often arises in Central Valley politics: How can a legislator effectively represent the interests of a rural area when Sacramento continues to be dominated by big-city politicians?