UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

ONE YEAR LATER What a difference a year makes.  On May 25th, 2020, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck and cutting off his oxygen supply for 9 minutes and 29 seconds.  Floyd’s crime? He was suspected of...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 04/21/21

MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD You may recall our fight against Kevin McCarthy and a select few, but highly vocal local GOP’ers with deep pockets who are trying to implement wasteful and unnecessary spending on a new Visitors Center at the Bob Powers Preserve site in...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/18/20

SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES FIRST  While we’re on the subject of getting more funding for our schools, programs, hospitals, libraries, firefighters, et. al., I was really fortunate to be a part of a Democratic Women of Kern Zoom Meeting on Saturday, where I learned...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/11/20

DEFUND THE POLICE – DEFINED Defund The Police! It sounds radical. Inflammatory. Perhaps a bit on the anarchist side of the scales? Or maybe you feel it doesn’t go far enough?  Well, “defund” is perhaps the wrong word. It’s more about...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/04/20

A WAKE UP CALL FOR THE NATION I was going to post a photo of our dictator-in-chief holding a bible this week, and rant about how this racist-sexist-homophobe is the antithesis of not only what the Episcopal church stands for, but what Jesus stood for, and how can...