Press Releases

Assemblymember Salas Hosts “Stuff the Bus” School Drive in Kern County

Community organizations and nonprofits come together to help local students

SHAFTER – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) hosted a back-to-school “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive in Shafter and East Bakersfield to collect donations and distribute supplies to benefit local students.

Assemblymember Salas Delivers $2 Million to Kettleman City for New Pedestrian Bridge

Funding in the state budget will be used to build a bridge to help kids & residents safely cross Highway 41

KETTLEMAN CITY, CA – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Kings County community leaders, law enforcement, students and teachers to celebrate an historic investment of $2 million for a new pedestrian bridge in Kettleman City.

Salas Delivers $15 Million to Create the First-Ever Dolores Huerta Cultural Center

Local leaders celebrate funding in the state budget to create the new cultural center in Bakersfield

 

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined legendary civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, representatives from Self-Help Enterprises and community organizations, to celebrate the $15 million secured in the 2021-2022 state budget to build the first-ever Dolores Huerta Peace and Justice Cultural Center in downtown Bakersfield.

 

Assemblymember Salas Celebrates Clean Vehicle Giveaway in Kern County

10 electric vehicles donated to local nonprofits during “Tune In Tune Up” event

ARVIN – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Electrify America, Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN), United Way of Kern and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for the Tune In Tune Up event at Arvin High School, which provides Valley-area drivers with a free vehicle emissions test.

Assemblymember Salas Hosts “Stuff the Bus” School Drive in Hanford

Kings County Lions Club & community organizations come together to help local students

HANFORD – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) hosted a back-to-school “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive in Hanford to collect donations and distribute supplies to benefit local students.