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Feeding Hungry Workers on the Frontlines

The Founder of Hodel's Country Dining and Catering provides food to hungry workers who are working to restore power to those affected by the Erskine Fire....more»

Star Spangled Celebration

A Fourth of July Menu that Pops

When you combine the company of family and friends, the dazzling lights of a fireworks display and the mouthwatering flavors of a home-cooked meal, you have all the ingredients necessary for a fantastic Fourth of July. Whether you're hosting the party or preparing a dish to share, these tasty options will make you the star of the celebration....more»


The American Red Cross of Kern County continues to provide sheltering for residents of the Kern River Valley area affected by the Erskine Fire....more»

Free Summer Meals for Children Across Kern County

Kern County Family Magazine has gathered locations across Kern County that are participating in the Free Summer Meals Program, a federally funded program that provides meals for children under 18 years of age. Check out the locations below for more information....more»

Keep Pets Safe from Summertime Threats

Just as humans are exposed to certain risks when temperatures rise, hot weather creates the potential for both emergency threats and everyday dangers that can affect pets....more»

Kern High School District Graduation Schedule

The long anticipated graduation arrives after a flurry of activity: ordering caps, gowns, invitations and rings; making appointments for hair, nails, photography and more; taking finals and squeezing by with a pass. All of these activities lead to the final destination: the graduation ceremony. See Kern County Family Magazine's list of high school graduations, courtesy of the Kern High School District....more»

4 Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

With the hectic weekend, it is easy to forget the true reason that we honor Memorial Day as a national holiday. This is the best time of year to honor our veterans and lost loved ones, and Kern County Family Magazine has gathered events that uplift Memorial Day and give honor to the fallen....more»

Host or Become a Foreign Exchange Student

Cultural Homestay International, Inc. (CHI) has been placing students from Bakersfield in foreign countries as well as bringing foreign students to live locally....more»

Kern County Library's Annual Summer Reading Challenge Begins

Get ready to read! The Kern County Library (KCL) is taking children and teens on an adventure this summer via the annual county-wide Summer Reading Challenge (June 1 July 31, 2016)....more»

In Her Shoes Empowerment Breakfast

Join 5th District Supervisor Leticia Perez as keynote speaker at Dress for Success's first "In Her Shoes" Empowerment Breakfast on Thursday, June 30, at 7:30 a....more»

Full Moon Night Hike at Wind Wolves Preserve

Discover the nightime treasures that Wind Wolves Preserve offers its guests during its Full Moon Night Hike on June 18 from 8:15 to 10:15 p....more»

Eight Kern County Girl Scouts Receive Highest Gold Award

Eight Kern County Girl Scouts recently received the Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn....more»
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