Next month, local advocacy groups and the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will reveal data about the local immigrant community at Kern County’s first TRUTH Act Forum.
For the first time in two decades, two women will serve as Kern High School District trustees, helping to steer the direction of the one of the state’s largest districts.
Here are the unofficial Kern County election results as of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.
21st Congressional District
Incumbent David Valadao defeated Democratic challenger TJ Cox.
Adan Cruz, a 21-year-old Bakersfield College student, voted for the first time today, Election Day 2018.
Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California celebrated the opening day of the new Kern County office Thursday morning with a press conference in front of the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield.
The California Endowment is seeking input from its partners on how funds should be allocated over the next few years.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.