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California State Senator joins the BC daily update

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

April 21, 2020

Bakersfield College held a virtual panel, with community and political leaders, to discuss the social and economic impact that COVID-19 will have on the community on April 20.   The panel featured California state senator Shannon Grove, Kern County Chief Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop, and Executive Director of Kern County Taxpayers Association Michael...

California Senator hosts a town hall meeting about COVID-19

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

April 19, 2020

California state senator, Shannon Grove, held a town hall to give an update and discuss community concerns about COVID-19 on April 17.  There were a variety of speakers that gave public updates about the growing numbers of COVID-19 cases, and the assistance that is, or will be, given to those affected. Matt Constantine, Director of Kern County Public Health, gave the numb...

Shannon Grove claims state senate seat

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Shannon Grove claimed the Republican win for California’s sixteenth Senate District as of election night, Nov. 6. The sixteenth Senate District consists of several cities across the Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties of the Central Valley. With over 900,000 people, it is one of the largest districts in the state. The two candidates, Republican Shannon Grove, and Democr...

Shannon Grove claims Senate seat

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Shannon Grove claimed the Republican win for California’s sixteenth Senate District as of election night, Nov. 6.  The sixteenth Senate District consists of several cities across the Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties of the Central Valley. With over 900,000 people, it is one of the largest districts in the state.  The two candidates, Republican Shannon Gro...

Race for State Senate heats up

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Shannon Grove and Ruth Musser-Lopez are running for California’s 16th district Senate seat in the general election on Nov. 6. Comprised of many cities throughout Kern, San Bernardino, and Tulare Counties, the 16th district's population of about 922,123 people makes it the largest in the state. The Current senator, Jean Fuller, is finishing her final term after serving eight year...

CAP2 discusses public issues

Robert Mullen, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Bakersfield College hosted the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, the California Prosperity Project (CAP2), the Business Political Action Committee, and several other nonpartisan advocacy groups during a Central Valley legislative forum held at the Fireside Room on Nov. 1. The forum was primarily a panel to discuss questions posed by the audience, which included business...

Representative discusses goals

Graham C Wheat, Reporter

September 19, 2012

Republican  Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, representative of the 32nd district of California, spoke to Bakersfield College students Sept. 17 about striving to meet their goals and her opposition to Proposition 30 in the Campus Center. “Our state is burning,” said Grove, referring to the budgetary anxiety in California. “Nowhere in Governor Brown’s initiative does...

Grove representative on campus

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

September 21, 2011

Some students may be unaware that on every third Thursday of every month, a representative of California State Assembly Member Shannon Grove is on campus for two hours starting at 10 a.m. to meet with anyone interested in bringing up issues with Grove. This last Thursday, the representative was Tracey Reynolds from constituent services, but most Thursdays it will be Javier...

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