Kern County: Take a Closer Look


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  • Inaugural STEMposium Will Link Business and Education in Kern County

    January 9, 2017

    Much is happening at the Kern Economic Development Foundation, Kern EDC’s sister non-profit! Recently, the KEDF board of directors voted to redefine its mission and to focus its workforce and professional development programs on efforts relating to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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  • Kern County: The ideal boomers’ destination

    October 18, 2016

    If 2015 was considered the Year of the Millennial, 2016 just might be the Year of the Boomer. In fact, many of the elements that have made Kern County the No. 2 ranked metro in the U.S. for millennial population and job growth have also produced a similar No. 2 ranking as a top retiree destination—not just for a vacation, but as a place to invest in their future.

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