Locals put on their running shoes and joined the Valley Fever Americas Foundation walk at the Kern County Museum this morning.
The money raised from the walk will help with vaccination research and raising awareness about the disease.
It is reported that people living in Kern County have a one to three percent chance of getting valley fever. Researchers are currently working on a trial drug.
More than 1,700 people were diagnosed with Valley Fever in Kern County. Many continue fighting against the disease.
Bernie Sanders speaks at Kern County rally
Hundreds of supporters filled the Kern County fairgrounds to hear the United States senator.
Pres. Candidate Sanders at KC Fairgrounds
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke Saturday night at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
Thousand Flags kicks off Memorial Day weekend
The Park at River Walk was decorated in red, white and blue as 1,000 American flags were set up in tribute to veterans and first responders.
BPD investigating homicide in south Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Police Department responded to Isil Ave. near south H St. around 2:00 a.m. this morning to investigate a homicide.