The Renegade Rip

$5 million in HUD funding toward renewal project for the Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under News

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be giving $2 billion in funding to the United States. Out of the $2 billion in funds $5 million will be received locally. This HUD funding will go toward renewal projects for the Kern County Homeless Collaborative (KCHC), the local continuum of care. The KCHC is made up of several Kern County organizations with different specialties...

Bakersfield Burrito Project feeds the needy and homeless

Bakersfield Burrito Project feeds the needy and homeless

November 4, 2015

Bakersfield College business major Belinda Lopez Rickett and her husband, English major Jason Rickett, are determined to feed the hungry and the homeless...

Helping the homeless, one turkey at a time

Robert Mullen, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Features

It’s a lot like my high school cafeteria. Probably a lot like most cafeterias, or the line through a Panda Express. A metal shelf with servers and eaters on opposite sides, food choices are in metal trays, and you walk through and get your items. Today’s main lunch items are either burritos or hot dogs. So it goes daily at the Bakersfield Homeless Center, which serves breakfast,...

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