A farmworker ties almond tree branches as a pump jack operates near the orchard last January in Kern County.
A farmworker ties almond tree branches as a pump jack operates near the orchard last January in Kern County. Jae C. Hong Associated Press file
A farmworker ties almond tree branches as a pump jack operates near the orchard last January in Kern County. Jae C. Hong Associated Press file

Another View: Oil production is a boon for Kern County

January 05, 2016 04:00 PM