Monthly Archives: April 2014

Q&A: A Clippers Season Ticket Holder Weighs in on Sterling

April 29, 2014 / By

South Kern Sol, Question & Answer, Reyna Olaguez

Ed. Note: On Tuesday, National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling would be banned for life from the association and fined $2.5 million for racist comments he made toward African Americans.

KHSD Parents, Students, and Administrators Weigh in on CA’s New School Funding Law

April 29, 2014 / By

By Chris Romo for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — With the new school funding law in place, parents, students, and teachers may soon become more engaged than ever.

Community Organizations Join Forces Against Harsh School Discipline

April 11, 2014 / By

By Dean Welliver / South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD — Despite recent success by Kern High School District in lowering the number of student expulsions, parents and community leaders say the district’s school discipline practices are still a big problem.

Greenfield Garden Brings Produce to South Kern

April 4, 2014 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho / South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The issue of availability of fresh local produce is somewhat resolved for the wealthier communities of Kern County, such as those of Haggin Oaks, who enjoy a weekly farmer’s market.

Farmworker Advocates Give Cesar Chavez Film a Thumbs Up

April 3, 2014 / By

By Daniel Jimenez and Alfredo Camacho / South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A day before the release of Cesar Chavez, the film, on March 27, farmworker advocates, children and elders gathered at Maya Cinemas in Bakersfield to watch the film alongside members of the Chavez family.

Naturalize Now – Citizenship Application to Double in Length

April 1, 2014 / By

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore

LOS ANGELES – Two days after being sworn in as a U.S.