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Relax. That's not actually weed growing near Arvin  The Bakersfield Californian

Hemp is California's new cash crop. The non-intoxicating form of cannabis now covers more than 3000 acres in Kern since it became legal to grow last year.

Arvin High School Color Guard ranked No. 1 in the world after Las Vegas competition  KGET 17

The Arvin High Color Guard can now say they are No. 1 in the world.

Arvin High School color guard ranked No. 1 in the state, No. 4 in the nation  KGET 17

Arvin High school color guard is ranked number one in California and number four in the nation.

Arvin High School Color Guard qualifies for finals at world championships in Ohio  KGET 17

The talented Arvin High School Color Guard is in Ohio competing at the WGI World Championships and are one step closer to winning it all. The team competed ...

Arvin High School Color Guard wins silver at WGI World Championships  KGET 17

The Arvin High School Color Guard took home silver in the world championships in Ohio this weekend.

Arvin High students rock out in air band competition  KGET 17

Arvin High School students rocked out for an excited crowd for their annual air band competition. Saturday night marked the 25th year for the competition making ...

Arvin High crowned 'We the People' regional champions  The Bakersfield Californian

Arvin High School won Saturday's regional "We the People" Congressional Hearings competition and will go on to represent Kern County in the state ...

Arvin High School advances to state finals in We The People competition  KGET 17

Government students from 10 high school schools in Kern County put their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution to the test Saturday, in the 32nd annual "We the ...

Arvin Girls Soccer Team Makes History  KGET 17

The Arvin High School girls soccer team made history this year, winning the first valley title for a girls sports program at the school. Now the team needs the ...

Arvin mourns the loss of two students killed in car crash  KGET 17

The City of Arvin is in mourning as they grieve the loss of two students involved in a car crash over the winter break.

Lamont residents upset by school board's decision on new high school site  The Bakersfield Californian

Despite opposition from Lamont residents, the Kern High School District is continuing to move toward purchasing land for a new school in southeast Bakersfield.

Woman involved in crash that killed Arvin High School teacher takes plea deal  KERO 23ABC News

26-year-old Kylie Cathleen Sluder, the woman who allegedly drove the car that collided and killed Arvin High School teacher, Scott Demunnik, 41, has plead no ...

Mr. Mills  KGET 17

Donald Mills has taught at Arvin high school for 12 years. A Future Farmers of America advisor he has one message to his students each and every day, ...

Arvin High School students learn about being a paramedic  KGET 17

Arvin High School students got some hand-on experience with Hall Ambulance Monday morning.

Architects unveil design plans for new KHSD school; Lamont residents voice frustrations  The Bakersfield Californian

Community members got to take a “tour” through the proposed campus for a new high school coming to southeast Bakersfield, but Lamont residents continued ...

A history of sexual misconduct in Kern County schools  Bakersfield Now

Kern County has a years-long history of sexual misconduct by authority figures in its schools. Since 2015, at least four teaching professionals per year were ...

KHSD moving forward with new high school in southeast Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District is moving forward with its plans to bring a new school to southeast Bakersfield.

KHSD investigating vandalism at Arvin High School  KERO 23ABC News

The Kern High School District is investigating a case of vandalism at the Arvin High School campus from over the weekend. KHSD says graffiti is being painted ...

Arvin High School vandalism  KGET 17

Officials are investigating vandalism at a local high school. Arvin High School was vandalized over the weekend, according to Lisa Krch with the Kern High ...

Arvin High School: Students let off fireworks at lunch period at school causing scare  KERO 23ABC News

Arvin High School officials said that students let off fireworks during lunch at Arvin High School causing a scare. 23ABC News received a phone call from a ...

ROBERT PRICE: In small-town Arvin, big money from oil interests flows into City Council races  The Bakersfield Californian

In July the Arvin City Council voted to establish restrictions on new oil and gas operations within its borders.

Local high schools to hold graduation ceremonies  KGET 17

Local high schoolers will begin the next phases of their lives when they graduate beginning this week. Seniors from Garces Memorial High School will be first ...

From Arvin High School Bear to Cal Berkeley Bear  KGET 17

She's proud to be a Bear-- both at Arvin High School and now Cal Berkeley.

Woman sentenced to 4 years in prison for DUI crash that killed Arvin teacher  KGET 17

A woman accused of driving under the influence of meth when her car crashed and killed an Arvin High School teacher, was sentenced in court this morning.

Officials: "No credible threat to Arvin High School. Everyone Safe."  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (December 11, 2017 1:15 p.m.): Ed Komin, acting police chief for the Kern High School District said that officers have cleared the entire school and that ...

SCHOOLS ROUNDUP: Retired teachers win Kern High School District races  The Bakersfield Californian

Retired teacher Jan Graves won this race by a wide margin on Tuesday. Graves had 46.21 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting. Jennifer Pitcher ...

Mike Williams, Cynthia Brakeman vying for KHSD board seat  The Bakersfield Californian

Businessman Mike Williams is making another bid to continue his tenure on the Kern High School District board of trustees this November.

STRATA Credit Union granting 70 wishes for 70 years  KGET 17

STRATA Credit Union is granting 70 wishes to celebrate 70 years in *service* and changing their name from Kern Federal Credit Union. Some wishes granted so ...

ELECTION BLOG: Only 1 of 3 Arvin challengers supported by oil group wins seat  The Bakersfield Californian

An infusion of oil and gas money into the Arvin City Council race seemed to be doing the trick late Tuesday — but then, Wednesday morning, came the final ...

JOSE GASPAR: Lamont teen has the leg, and the will, to succeed  The Bakersfield Californian

For an 18-year-old, Tony Garcia has a lot on his plate. Last year, when he was a student at Arvin High School, one of the football coaches noticed he could.

Woman suspected of driving car that killed Arvin High School teacher booked into jail  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (December 11, 2017 10:00 a.m.): 26-year-old Kylie Cathleen Sluder, the woman who allegedly drove the car that collided and killed Arvin High School ...

New high school coming to Bakersfield  KGET 17

It was a heated meeting Monday night, as the Kern High School District Board of Trustees approved the "suitability" of land in southeast Bakersfield. In other ...

PHOTO GALLERY: The Arvin High School Class Of 2017 Graduates Friday Evening  The Bakersfield Californian

The Arvin High School class of 2017 walked into a packed stadium for their graduation ceremony Friday evening.

Academic Decathlon tests students' knowledge on the groovy '60s  The Bakersfield Californian

After studying World War II and Africa the past two years for the Kern County Academic Decathlon, high-school students had a more groovy topic to learn about ...

DELANO RAMBLINGS: BC's Guzman lays out five-year vision  The Bakersfield Californian

Abel Guzman is the Executive Director-Rural Initiatives leader of the Bakersfield College Delano campus.

'It won't be built tomorrow.' Lamont residents rally for new high school, but KHSD won't break ground anytime soon  The Bakersfield Californian

Residents in Lamont are clamoring for a new high school to be built in their community, but there's no indication that will happen anytime soon.

Arvin HS student arrested for setting off fireworks on campus  KERO 23ABC News

An Arvin High School student was arrested Wednesday in connection to setting off fireworks on campus Tuesday. Arvin High School officials said that a student ...

Small town of Arvin has some big issues to deal with  The Bakersfield Californian

Public safety and staying financially solvent appear to be two of the biggest challenges facing the good people of Arvin, as elected representatives on the city ...

Women in Kern County: Blanca Cavazos  KGET 17

Blanca Cavazos is the first female and minority to serve as the Principal at Arvin High School and now the Superintendent of the Taft Union High School District.

ROBERT PRICE: Lamont, still waiting for a high school, considers the possibilities  The Bakersfield Californian

All three chairs on the barbershop side of Reyna's Beauty Salon were occupied. Three young barbers cropped the necks of three young customers, and a fourth ...

Bakersfield, McFarland instructors selected as Kern County Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

Students from Juliet Thorner Elementary School and Browning Road STEAM Academy are going to have to buy several shiny red apples because teachers from ...

Pollution Makes the Personal Political  Sierra Magazine

Jose Gurrola always keeps an inhaler nearby—tucked into his gym bag, in his car, in his office. He's had asthma for as long as he can remember. He considers ...

15-year-old arrested for posting threats to Arvin High School on social media  KERO 23ABC News

A student at Arvin High School was arrested Friday after posting a threat of violence on social media app Snapchat.

One injured, one dead in Arvin shooting | News  The Bakersfield Californian

A Hispanic woman and man were found suffering from gunshot wounds near Arvin High School, the 400 block of Campus Drive, early Sunday morning, a news ...

Kern County football coaching trees continue branching out  The Bakersfield Californian

There is a fraternity in Kern County that holds no allegiance to a specific neighborhood, school or background.

What's new at your kid's school this year? Districts wrap up projects, hires for new year  The Bakersfield Californian

With most Bakersfield schools starting up in less than a month, districts are putting the finishing touches on construction and maintenance work and making ...

Arvin High Senior heading to military academy at West Point  The Bakersfield Californian

Annmarie Narvaez has become the first Arvin High School student to ever receive a Certificate of Appointment for the United States Military Academy at West ...

City of Lamont takes first steps to build high school  Bakersfield Now

Neighbors in Lamont pushed Wednesday night for leaders to move forward with bringing a high school to their city.The city doesn't have a high school, and that ...

'Promise kept': Bakersfield College unveils plans for long-awaited college center in Arvin  The Bakersfield Californian

ARVIN — After years of advocating, Arvin residents celebrated Monday as Bakersfield College officials unveiled plans to construct a long-awaited college center ...

Students remember Arvin teens killed in crash  Bakersfield Now

Students at Arvin High School are grieving the loss of two of their classmates.“We're very cognizant of the fact that our kids are hurting right now,” said Ed Watts, ...

Students' business skills put to test with state Virtual Enterprises competition  The Bakersfield Californian

High-school students in Kern County and across the state will demonstrate how well they can run a business this week.

LIST: Free summer meals for kids in Kern County  KGET 17

Several school districts are taking part in offering free meals to children when classes are not in session. Kern High School District The Kern High School District ...

Arvin donating land to college district, clearing way for satellite campus  The Bakersfield Californian

The City of Arvin is donating more than 32 acres of land Thursday to the Kern Community College District, clearing the way for the district to build a satellite ...

Kern High School District offering free summer meals  KERO 23ABC News

With summer right around the corner, the Kern High School District is offering free meals to students to keep them fed while school is out. Anyone age 18 or ...

Arvin High's graduation attracts thousands  The Bakersfield Californian

More than 4000 people packed the Arvin High School football stadium 30 minutes into the school's graduation ceremony Friday.

Community Voices: Rural renegades are the future of Kern County  The Bakersfield Californian

The California Community College system plays a fundamental role in preparing our communities for the future that we collectively want and need. In 2017, the ...

KHSD shakeup: Two women, both retired teachers, to join the board  The Bakersfield Californian

The makeup of the Kern High School District board of trustees will be significantly different next year.

Bakersfield College’s Drumline competing in world championships  KGET 17

The Bakersfield College Drumline is looking to bring home a world championship. The team is competing in the percussion portion of the WGI World ...

Local high school graduations begin this week, continue through early June  The Bakersfield Californian

Expect plenty of tears, hugs and smiles on the part of both students and parents the next few weeks as high school graduations are celebrated throughout Kern ...

Californians with Unsafe Tap Water may See Relief with Budget Trailer Bill  California Health Report

By Alyssa Morones • Jun 14, 2018. The Arvin water tower, located near Arvin High School. Photo Credit: Alyssa Morones. Every month, Bartolo Chavez goes to ...

ACLU unveils staff of new Bakersfield office | News  The Bakersfield Californian

The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday identified the two people who will staff its new Bakersfield: a community engagement policy advocate who ...

KHSD moves forward on purchasing properties as it plans for future growth  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern High School District board members authorized their staff Monday to continue the process of acquiring property for future high school sites, a routine land ...

Step one in climbing Arvin's mountain of poverty  The Bakersfield Californian

Having vision is one thing, but doing something with it is what counts. As a member of the Arvin City Council, I've begun to understand the obstacles that elected ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Garces Memorial High School graduation 2019 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Garces High School graduated 117 students Tuesday at Rabobank Convention Center.

From Guam to Princeton: Foothill senior has eyes set on Ivy League after life's long journey  The Bakersfield Californian

Finding out whether or not one has been accepted to a university is a momentous occasion, especially if it is a "dream school."

Thousands honor those who served at Bakersfield's Veterans Day Parade  The Bakersfield Californian

Thousands of locals lined the streets of downtown Bakersfield on Monday morning to enjoy the city's annual Veterans Day Parade.

OUR VIEW: We recommend: Elect Pitcher, Williams and Batey to KHSD board  The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian's editorial board recommends these candidates and initiatives to Kern County voters: Kern High School District: Area 1: Mike ...

Kern High School District board OKs plan to change some attendance boundaries  Bakersfield Now

Kern High School District trustees met Monday night to vote on boundary changes that will affect where some students in northwest Bakersfield attend.

As KHSD begins trustee redistricting process, Latinos in Lamont eye a seat on the board  The Bakersfield Californian

Jose Mireles calls his hometown of Lamont a “ghost town.”

Lindsay spoils the party for Arvin in D-V soccer finals  The Bakersfield Californian

ARVIN — The atmosphere was all set for a festive night at Arvin.

Arvin group takes plea for BC satellite facility to college district trustees  Bakersfield Now

A group from Arvin took their pitch for a satellite Bakersfield College facility to the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees on Thursday.

Wildflowers pop up across Golden Empire  KGET 17

Wildflowers are beginning to pop up across the Golden Empire, thanks in large part to significant rainfall. But whether we'll see a full bloom rests not on the rain, ...

Two Arvin teens killed, three injured in crash  23ABC News

Five teenagers from Arvin were in a crash that left two dead Friday night.

Kern High School District releases 2016 graduation schedule  Bakersfield Now

With graduation season approaching, the Kern High School District has released a commencement schedule.They are as follows:Arvin High School: Friday, ...

Publisher of small community newspapers to fold after decades of coverage  The Bakersfield Californian

It seems "end of an era" stories are becoming more common. This one is happening in five Kern County communities, simultaneously. Reed Print Inc., which has ...

Competition challenges students' U.S. history knowledge  The Bakersfield Californian

Students from around Kern County put their knowledge of U.S. history to the test on Saturday.

Wind Wolves festival encourages attendees to be one with nature  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County residents took advantage of a sunny day to commune with nature on Saturday.

Prom season is here, and so is its guide  The Bakersfield Californian

Prom, an unforgettable night for many teens, is around the corner. Prom isn't just another school dance. It's considered a rite of passage for teenagers on the ...

Catch spring fever with annual Wind Wolves festival  The Bakersfield Californian

It's not quite spring just yet, but the folks at Wind Wolves Preserve are eager to get an early start on the season with the sixth annual Spring Nature Festival.

Girls Wrestling Coach of the Year: Machado puts in work, builds Ridgeview from the ground up  The Bakersfield Californian

For Eddie Machado, wrestling has long been a family affair.

Valley Christian boys, girls lose at I-Charge Basketball Tournament  Santa Maria Times

If a team keeps losing the ball it can't score, and the Valley Christian Academy girls kept turning the ball over in the first half Thursday night.

Arvin, California Is A Town At The Tipping Point, Thanks To The Local Oil Company  De Smog Blog

This is a guest post by Tara Lohan that originally appeared on Faces Of Fracking, a project of the CEL Climate Lab in partnership with Grist that was launched to ...

Academic Decathlon pushes students' knowledge to brink  The Bakersfield Californian

Exothermic nuclear reactions release energy most in the form of … what?

Throwaway kids: disciplined California teens struggle to school themselves  The Center for Public Integrity

Strict district policies, distance from alternatives leave some no option but 'independent study'. Throwaway kids: disciplined California teens struggle to school ...

Spring Nature Festival  KGET 17

Wind Wolves Preserve is hosting the 6th Annual Spring Nature Festival on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17. The festival includes activities for all ages ...

We the People state finals held at Golden Valley High School  The Bakersfield Californian

Students walked the the halls of Golden Valley High School Saturday wearing business suits and dresses for the We the People state finals.

Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern County Heritage Commission held its annual Flag Day ceremony Friday at the Liberty Bell located in front of the Kern County Superior Courthouse.

Bakersfield National Cemetery to hold Memorial Day weekend ceremony  Tehachapi News

The Bakersfield National Cemetery and the Bakersfield National Cemetery Support Committee will hold a Memorial Day weekend tribute on Saturday, May 26.

Bakersfield, Delano teachers take home Teacher of the Year awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Two Kern County teachers — one from Bakersfield and the other from Delano — have been chosen as winners of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools' ...

Academic Decathlon prepares students for college and beyond  The Bakersfield Californian

High school students from throughout Kern County literally put their learning skills to the test on Saturday.

Kern farmer sees challenges, opportunities ahead  The Bakersfield Californian

There are years of drought and years of pounding rain. One year, crop prices can soar and the next, they can crash. And the government? Well, sometimes it's ...

Kern killers waiting on death row  The Bakersfield Californian

Here's a list of Kern County's current death penalty cases.

You can be incredible too!  KGET 17

Local members of Future Farmers of America are donning a little bit of a new uniform to help their peers feel incredible.

Kern County names Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

Stockdale High School graphic arts teacher Matthew Dills and Zephyr Lane Elementary School STEAM teacher Renee Wells were named the 2015-2016 Kern ...

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: College prep academy earns kudos; coats given away  The Bakersfield Californian

To do: The Fall into Christmas Workshop for kids ages 5 to 12 will be held today, Tuesday and Wednesday this week from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Colorful ...

UTI-Long Beach, CA, Provides Educators With Auto Tech Training To Help Students  Autobody News

The Long Beach, CA, campus of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) hosted a professional development seminar for high school instructors from Southern ...

Migrants No More  Mother Jones

It is night when the day begins. At 4:30 a.m. in a dusty farming town in California's San Joaquin Valley, the lights are on in a one-room house no bigger than a ...

Vietnam veteran on a mission to help other veterans  23ABC News

Joe Acosta is one of the hundreds of thousands of Hispanic American veterans that served in Vietnam. After graduating from Arvin High School , Acosta went ...

Community Voices: The Giant Sequoia National Monument turns 18 on Sunday  The Bakersfield Californian

April 15 marks the 18th anniversary of the establishment of the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Giant Sequoias are the largest living trees on earth and are ...

The Grade: Letting kids pick  The Bakersfield Californian

SALAD BARS IN SCHOOLS. Want your kids to eat their fruits and veggies? Give them options, and let them pick. That's a theory the national Let's Move Salad ...

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