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East Kern Capital Summit

The Small Business Development Center at California State University, Bakersfield, together with several local groups, small business owners, and financiers, invite small business owners to a financing conference on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 7:45 am to 12:00 pm. That half-day conference will provide details and strategies for lending, financing options and solutions for small…

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Fitness Court Coming to Pelona Vista Park Through Partnership of AV Hospital and City of Palmdale

Regular exercise is a key component for optimum physical and mental health. Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) and the City of Palmdale have joined forces to increase free access to exercise equipment for Antelope Valley residents. At their Oct. 2 meeting, Palmdale City Council members unanimously approved plans to create the National Fitness Court presented by…

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Tehachapi Apple Festival Oct 13th and 14th

Tehachapi Apple Festival October 13 & 14, 2018 Green Street in Downtown Tehachapi, CA FREE ADMISSION Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM   The 2018 Tehachapi Apple Festival is two days of “Applie Goodness” and is featuring tons of new apple related items and food. The festival is fun…

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BYD Completes $5 Million Warehouse Facility in Lancaster

Build Your Dreams “BYD” announced the completion a new 100,000-square-foot warehouse facility located in Lancaster, CA totaling  $5 million. The Lancaster manufacturing plant has grown from 106,000-square-feet with a workforce of a few dozen to a facility that now covers more than a half million square feet and employs more than 820 workers; since they…

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Energy Saving Beacon Spotlight Award Received By City of Palmdale

Energy saving Gold Level Beacon Spotlight Award received by City of Palmdale  for achieving a 12 percent energy savings. The award was given to the city from the Institute for Local Government at the League of California Cities Annual Conference and Expo in Long Beach on Thursday, Sept. 13. To view entire story, please visit…

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Sheriff to Brief Mojave Chamber on Tax Hike Vote

PRESS RELEASE – Mojave Chamber of Commerce CONTACT: Bill Deaver, 661.824.8417 – wdeaver@mojave.ca.us Sheriff to brief Mojave Chamber on tax hike vote MOJAVE —Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood will brief Mojave residents on his proposal to increase the county’s sales tax by one cent, at the chamber’s Sept. 27 noon meeting at the Mariah Country…

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Regional Economic Development Talks

Join the  Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation for the upcoming R.E.D. Talks Thursday, October 18 9:00 am – 11:00 am 840 Apollo Street, Suite 100 El Segundo, CA 90245 United States This event will feature the concerns and economic issues of the current administration’s trade tariffs in the Los Angeles County region. For more information…

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2018 Gathering of Eagles

Join the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the 2018 Gathering of Eagles “Breaking Barriers, Expanding Horizons – Celebrating the Women of Flight Test” Listen to honorees share their journey in flight tests. 2018 Eagles Honorees: Dr. Eileen Bjorkman, USAF, SES Dr. Sandy Miarecki, Lt. Col., USAF (Ret), USAF Academy Kelly Latimer, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret),…

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Kaiser Permanente Inspiring Local Youth to Pursue Medicine

LANCASTER, CA, August 15, 2018 — Forty-three students from Gifford C Cole Middle School in Lancaster in the Eastside Union School District began their journey into the medical field on August 15 by taking their oath for Kaiser Permanente’s Hippocrates Circle. The program introduces under-represented middle school students to careers in health care. The students…

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Amazon plans 2 million-square-foot fulfillment center next to Meadows Field

Kern’s profile as an emerging distribution hub soared with word Monday that e-commerce giant Amazon expects to build a nearly 2.5 million-square-foot distribution center employing up to 2,000 people near Meadows Field airport. The plan, which had been shrouded in secrecy until it was confirmed by County Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop, raised hopes among local…

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