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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Free emission test and smog repairs for your car this Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and Valley CAN are sponsoring another FREE emissions test for your vehicle this Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 8 a.m. to noon.

In addition to the free test for everyone, owners of the first 525 vehicles that qualify will receive a $500 voucher good toward repairs at a local participating STAR smog shop if your vehicle fails the test.

The event will be held at the Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South "P" Street, Bakersfield. CA 93307 at the South "P" Street parking lot.

For more info: Free Smog Repairs

Monday, October 9, 2017

Here's something scary to think about before Halloween!

Bet you never thought about this before. Be careful before you try on or wear those Halloween costumes, especially wigs, that you might buy this year!

Photo © Kama Ruby

Halloween Warning: Head Lice May Be Waiting In Store Costumes

Gusty winds and wildfire smoke prompt health caution

When it's windy in the San Joaquin Valley, health concerns raise their ugly head.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind alert.

In addition, please read the following advisory from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District:

Gusty winds and wildfire smoke prompt health caution. Potential elevated PM10 and PM2.5 pose health concern 

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Ride Share Week - October 2 - 6, 2017

Want to do something easy and inexpensive to help improve the environment? Participate in Ride Share Week 2017 starting tomorrow. Join a carpool, take a bus, ride a bike, or walk to work or school or wherever you usually go. As a bonus, make some new friends and reacquaint yourself with some old ones.

For more information, go to the CommuteKern events website, here: CommuteKern Events

Then once you've seen what a great idea this is, make a pledge to do it!