Incumbent David Couch decisively defended his seat on the Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, overcoming a disruptive redistricting process that threatened to change the dynamic of the board — and most likely still will.
Dorothy Velasquez and Gary Rodriguez, plaintiffs in the civil rights lawsuit that forced Kern County to create a second Latino-majority district on the Board of Supervisors, say they will endorse Jose Gonzalez in the three-way race for 4th District supervisor, Gonzalez announced in a press r…
Eight of the nine candidates for Kern County Supervisor have accepted the voluntary campaign expenditure limits delineated under the Measure K-authorized county ordinance for the Nov. 6 general election, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk Mary B. Bedard announced Wednesday.
Two local businessmen are complaining that contributions they made to a local political action committee funded an attack ad against Kern County District 4 Supervisor David Couch without their knowledge.
Former Kern County Supervisor and state senator Michael Rubio has landed on Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 list, an annual look at Californians who have an outsized influence on state politics or policy but do not hold office.
Kern County voters now have a clear picture of who they can pick to represent them on a range of local government boards on Nov. 6.
Ward 1 City Councilman Willie Rivera will have some company on the November ballot, as will at least one of his council colleagues.
Dolores Huerta has endorsed Delano Mayor Grace Vallejo in her bid to become the Kern County Supervisor for the 4th District, Vallejo announced Thursday.