With 2019 coming to a close, I’d like to give you a quick update on one pressing issue affecting our community – Valley Fever.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s Bakersfield visit to discuss homelessness initiatives:
Today, the House passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement:
Today, the Conference Report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House with Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s support. This bill contains several local priorities secured by McCarthy that will help to directly strengthen Edwards Air Force Base and Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake.
In The News
Led by U.S. Rep. and honorary chairman Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield College was host to the first annual Kern County Agriculture Summit that took place in the Gil Bishop Gymnasium Oct.
It's been a good year for the fight against valley fever. In July, the FDA approved a new skin test from San Diego-based Nielsen BioSciences Inc. called Spherusol. Previous skin tests fell out of favor because of a high number of false positives, but Spherusol -- which will roll out in phases starting this year -- has been shown to be more reliable.