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May 1, 2013 at 1:45 PM
Five schools were honored Wednesday morningfor receiving one of three prestigious awards given by the California Department of Education or National Title I Association.
Apr 3, 2013 at 2:41 PM
The AP Stylebook is scrapping the term "illegal immigrant." The Stylebook, the most-widely used reference for American journalists, will be updated immediately online and in the next print edition, due this spring.
Mar 24, 2013 at 8:55 PM
With surprise guest Mayor Harvey Hall at the head of the pack, Kern County residents marched through downtown Bakersfield on Sunday in support of immigration reform and to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Mar 24, 2013 at 8:55 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — With surprise guest Mayor Harvey Hall at the head of the pack, Kern County residents marched through downtown Bakersfield on Sunday in support of immigration reform and to celebrate the legacy of Cesar...
Mar 20, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Kern County's Dolores Huerta, an icon in the fight for immigrant and female rights, is being inducted into the California Hall of Fame alongside Hollywood legend Warren Beatty and Hall of Fame football quarterback Joe Montana.
Mar 20, 2013 at 11:31 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Kern County's Dolores Huerta, an icon in the fight for immigrant and female rights, is being inducted into the California Hall of Fame alongside Hollywood legend Warren Beatty and Hall of Fame football...
Jan 7, 2013 at 11:19 PM
The folksy host of "California's Gold" came to Kern County numerous times to explore places. He died in his home shortly after retiring.
Dec 31, 2012 at 9:38 AM
President Hugo Chavez's new complications after cancer surgery prompted his closest allies to call for Venezuelans to pray for him on Monday, presenting an increasingly bleak outlook and prompting growing speculation.
Nov 24, 2012 at 9:53 AM
Hector "Macho" Camacho was a brash fighter with a mean jab and an aggressive style. He died Saturday in the Puerto Rican town where he was born, a little more than three days after he was shot.
Oct 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM
A Kansas battlefield where forces faced off over slavery several years before the Civil War, two New England churches, and several sites associated with indigenous North American cultures are among 27 places designated new National Historic...
Oct 9, 2012 at 11:59 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) --  The City of Weslaco, Texas is honoring UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta by naming a street after her.

A ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday will unveil Dolores Huerta Avenue to the public. It was...
Oct 9, 2012 at 11:51 PM
The city of Weslaco, Texas, is honoring United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta by naming a street after her.
Oct 8, 2012 at 6:48 PM

KEENE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farm workers who otherwise might...
Oct 8, 2012 at 5:27 PM
The Trinidad-born trailblazer who rose to become California's highest-ranking black politician died Sunday at age 86 in Los Angeles after a period of declining health, his wife said.
Oct 8, 2012 at 12:14 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farm workers who otherwise might have remained "invisible" to much of the nation.