Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup

June 27, 2014 / By

By Chris Romo

Pictured above: Israel Munoz

During Word Cup season, it can become hard to find a Mexico jersey in South Kern.

What Are You Doing to Save Water?

June 24, 2014 / By
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What Are You Doing to Save Water?

By Daniel Jimenez

It has been five months since Governor Jerry Brown asked Californians to use 20 percent less water.

Should the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees Racially Reflect its Students?

June 13, 2014 / By

 

By Alfredo Camacho

A seat in the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees is opening up for election.

Starting a National Conversation About Boys and Men of Color

June 9, 2014 / By

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Richmond Pulse

Last February, President Obama announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative to foster collaboration between private businesses, non-profits and local governments to support young men of color.

College & Kern: Local Students Changing The Odds (Part II)

June 9, 2014 / By

By Erika Villaseñor

Ed. Note: Graduation season is here and for many students that means the start of a new life.

Mixtec Parents Cook Up Community

June 5, 2014 / By

Pictured above: Blanca Paz

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

LAMONT, Calif.– About twenty parents squatted onto children’s seats and huddled around a short table to share what they had just made in their cooking course: a mango and black bean dish.

College & Kern: Local Students Changing The Odds (Part I)

June 5, 2014 / By
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By Yultzin Angeles

Ed. Note: Graduation season is here and for many students that means the start of a new life.

The New Face of Faith: Fewer Catholic Latinos

June 3, 2014 / By

By Leonel Martínez, Special for South Kern Sol

I must have been in third grade at Lamont School when our teacher scolded us for being Catholic.

Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

June 2, 2014 / By

New America Media, Interview, Peter Schurmann

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Pictured above: UC President Janet Napolitano speaks with New America Media education editor Peter Schurmann about the UC-Mexico Initiative.