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July 01, 2020

Picky Eating: When to Worry, What to Know

Speech language pathologist Lori Caplan-Colon is a national leader on not only the issues her followers would expect, language and related therapies, but also feeding issues....more»

July 01, 2020

Bakersfield Homeless Center Requests Mask Donations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s June order mandating face masks has prompted local groups that serve families experiencing homelessness to request the public’s health....more»

June 01, 2020

Hello Happy Mama: Your Mental Health Matters

Hello Mama! How are you? 

No really, how are you right now as you read these words? For me, the past few months have been a rollercoaster of emotions....more»

June 01, 2020

Kern Community Foundation's COVID-19 Relief Fund Gets $100,000 From Kern Health Systems

 Kern Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund gets an additional $100,000 from Kern Health Systems, which enabled the Foundation to award grants to nine nonprofits responding to basic needs....more»

June 01, 2020

Kern County's M Street Navigation Center Now Open

M Street Navigation Center, 2900 M Street, owned by County of Kern and operated by Community Action Partnership of Kern, recently opened to help people experiencing homelessness....more»

June 01, 2020

Cloud 9 Coffee Company Wants to Hear Your Good News

 A local coffee store’s outdoor install encourages the community to support one another while maintaining social distance....more»

June 01, 2020

Expert Advice: Public Health Expert Answers Four Questions About COVID-19

Parenting in a pandemic brings up a variety of doubts. Our readers join caretakers across the globe with anxieties right now, some of which can be alleviated with science from a reliable source....more»

June 01, 2020

Humor@home: What I WANT vs. NEED When I'm Stuck at Home

What I WANT When I’m Stuck at Home (Hint: It’s Ice Cream) & What I NEED While I’m Stuck at Home (Hint: It’s Not Ice Cream)


Every time people complain about being stuck at home, I think, “Well, at least this didn’t happen in the 80s....more»

May 01, 2020

Dear Reader: Stay Safe This May!

'm ecstatic to welcome May and anticipate all the hope it brings. I don't know about you, but I felt like April had about 9,487 days in it....more»
May 01, 2020

Facebook Group Helps Support Local Restaurants

Distance Socially, Eat Locally is the slogan for a local Facebook group, Bakersfield Restaurant Info – COVID 19 Quarantine....more»

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