Monthly Archives: January 2016

Youth Summit Focuses on Student Rights, School Funding

January 26, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Randy Villegas

Several dozen students from around Kern County gathered last week for an event focused on educating them about their rights as students, including how they can use the state’s new school funding formula to hold their own schools more accountable.

Covered California Open Enrollment Events, Jan. 21 & 31

January 21, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, Staff

With just day until the close of Covered California open enrollment, community groups have come together to help Kern residents enroll by the January 31 deadline.

Residents Invited to Discuss Lamont’s Wastewater Plan, Jan. 26

January 21, 2016 / By

Lamont and Weedpatch residents who have been working on wastewater issues for five years will finally have a chance to review the findings of an independent study of Lamont Public Utilities District’s (LPUD) plans, and ensure that the study’s recommendations are implemented to protect community health.

Youth Summit and Talent Show, Jan. 22

January 15, 2016 / By

Students, mark your calendars for a Youth Summit and Talent Show to be held Jan. 22, from 11 a.m.

South Kern Sol is Recruiting Youth Reporters

January 14, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol is looking for a few great student reporters to add to our team. 

Letter To My Sikh Son: Be Proud of Your Identity

January 13, 2016 / By

New America Media, News Report, Jaskaran Singh

Editor’s Note: Bay Area resident Jaskaran Singh is dismayed that Sikhs in the U.S.

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016

January 8, 2016 / By

By Feet in Two Worlds

Photo above: L to R; John Rudolph – Executive Producer of Feet in 2 Worlds, Sindy Benavides – League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Gonzalo Ferrer – Republican National Hispanic Assembly, Dr.