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Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — With an immigration reform bill now in Congress, local community activists hope to drum up support for its passage.

"We have to keep our eyes on the prize, which is a pathway to citizenship," said Roberto...
Apr 18, 2013 at 5:52 PM
With an immigration reform bill now in Congress, local community activists hope to drum up support for its passage.
Apr 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM
Immigration-rights advocates were rallying Wednesday in Bakersfield in conjunction with the national Day of Action, joining events across the country to promote a pathway to citizenship, the local Service Employees International Union said.
Apr 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Immigration-rights advocates were rallying Wednesday in Bakersfield in conjunction with the national Day of Action, joining events across the country to promote a pathway to citizenship, the local Service...
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 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...
Feb 15, 2013 at 12:16 PM
Valley Air District officials are giving a proposed power plant a green light, but critics complain the project will add to Kern County's already dirty air.
Dec 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM
As many communities continue to struggle economically, Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County are on key national lists measuring economic vitality: No. 1 in metro area for long-term private sector job growth, No. 1 county for construction...
Dec 6, 2012 at 8:16 AM
New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.
Nov 21, 2012 at 2:03 PM
The 250-megawatt solar farm 30 miles northeast of Las Vegas will generate enough electricity for 118,000 homes more than 280 miles away in Los Angeles.
Nov 16, 2012 at 2:32 PM
A California slaughterhouse where videotaped mistreatment of cows prompted the largest meat recall in U.S. history has reached a symbolic $500 million settlement with an animal welfare group and the federal government.
Oct 19, 2012 at 10:52 AM
The United Farm Workers of America sued California's work safety division Thursday, saying state regulators aren't enforcing heat regulations, leading to continued illnesses and deaths in the fields.
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...