Monthly Archives: November 2016

Kern High School District Will Allow Teachers, Staff to Carry Guns on Campus

November 22, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Chris Romo

At a recent session of the Kern High School District Board of Trustees, members decided in a 2-3 vote to allow teachers and staff to carry concealed firearms on district property.

Poll: Majority of Californians Value the Coast, Even as They Move Farther From It

November 18, 2016 / By

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann

Above: Protestors gathered at a recent Coastal Commission hearing in Half Moon Bay, about 30 miles south of San Francisco, in October.

Democracy, Up Close and In Person

November 18, 2016 / By

By Yesenia Aguilar

Tuesday November 8th, 2016 was a game changer.

It became the day I got to see democracy up close and in person.

After the Election, Tears and Resolution

November 14, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, Chris Romo

After 18 months, I couldn’t wait for this contentious, bizarre, unprecedented election season to be over.

What Immigrant Communities Can Do to Prepare for Trump

November 14, 2016 / By

Is that My President?

November 10, 2016 / By

By Nora Ramirez

On Tuesday, this country took a 360 degree turn. An unscrupulous, racist, selfish, ignorant, hateful, and whatnot man is now the 45th President of the United States.

Overcoming Barriers to Citizenship in Farmworker Communities

November 8, 2016 / By

Coachella Uninc., News Report, Paulina Rojas

COACHELLA, Calif. — Magdalena Bentancourt has lived in the United States for 35 years but this November is the first time she has ever been able to vote.

“Why Election Day is the most important day of your life”

November 8, 2016 / By

By Randy Villegas

Tuesday November 8,

What seems like another date…

Is actually your opportunity to determine the future, and our fate.

In a Polarized World, A Call to Common Sense and Common Bonds

November 4, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Randy Villegas

In a political season that has become so polarizing, Americans are beginning to see their world through bi-polar lenses.

Q&A: Arvin Mayoral Candidate Jose Gurrola Discusses Safety, Jobs and Education

November 1, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, Question and Answer, Chris Romo

Editors Note: When Jose Gurrola was elected to the Arvin City Council in 2012 he was just 19, the youngest person ever elected to public office in the city’s history.