Thanks Honor Flight Kern County for giving the Greatest Generation the opportunity to visit memorials honoring their service.
Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
"The Central Valley has spent decades and hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up the air we breathe and we’ve been successful. Last year was the cleanest year on record. The Valley is making progress to meeting the old rules, but we are now being told that that isn’t enough."
"For decades, so many of our neighbors were stricken with an illness that could not be identified or treated with any certainty that one would be fully healed. Much of the country outside of the Valley, including the medical community, was virtually unaware of it. This led to frustration and concern in our communities over the seemingly helpless fight. It left us with only the blind hope that a loved one wouldn’t contract the disease. It is my goal to change that."
Oct 4, 2014 Press Release
Bakersfield, CA - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the potential curative anti-Valley Fever drug nikkomycin Z (NikZ) as a “qualifying infectious disease product” (QIDP) under the GAIN Act, which will help move it into clinical trials and eventually help patients.