Numbers of free leadership, support and job skills programs available for youth will be showcased by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools and Project 180 on Sept. 21 from 5:30-8 p.m. in rooms US 1 and US 2 at University Square, 2000 K Street in Bakersfield. “Leadership, Support and Job Skills Programs for Youth” is [...]
The California Living Museum (CALM), 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway (between Lake Ming and Hart Park) will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for the Sept. 5 Labor Day holiday which is also Senior Discovery Day (every Monday) with all visitors ages 60 years and older admitted for half price. Seniors will receive a 10 percent [...]
Some things are relatively certain. The sun will probably come up tomorrow. Three-hundred sixty-five days will fill a calendar, except for Leap Year. And cowboys will show up for a rodeo. But, who guarantees children will be able to read by the time they reach third-grade?
No one can guarantee that, even though teachers do their [...]
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the Kern County Network for Children (KCNC) is presenting a free public workshop on the subject called “A Life at Risk?”, on Sept. 7 from 8-10 a.m. in room US 1 at University Square, 2000 K Street in Bakersfield. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The workshop runs from [...]
Having a college degree can make a difference of approximately $875,000 in a person’s lifetime earnings, according to the Employment Policy Foundation. That, among many reasons, is why high school students and parents are invited to attend the free, 12th annual Kern County College Night on Sept. 12 at the Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun [...]