Posts by Aimee:

La Guelaguetza returns to Kern this weekend

October 8, 2021 / By

La Guelaguetza is coming back to Kern County this weekend.

La Guelaguetza is a traditional Hispanic event meant to merit recognition to indigenous cultures.

COMMENTARY: It couldn’t be any more clear. White privilege on full display as rioters storm, terrorize U.S. Capital

January 8, 2021 / By

On Wednesday, terrorists stormed the U.S Capitol, which caused an unbelievable amount of mayhem; however, Even after all the chaos, danger and damage they caused, they were met with little to no resistance from law enforcement.

COMMENTARY: The McFarland City Council race deserves to be more than a popularity contest

November 2, 2020 / By

Considering what McFarland has gone through this year — with the City Council voting to allow GEO to operate in my hometown — the McFarland City Council race might be one of the most important races in Kern County. 

Applications for Kern Recovers Nonprofit Grant Program to close soon

September 8, 2020 / By

The County has set aside $1 million to help local nonprofit organizations that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COMMENTARY: My freshman year of high school is full of confusion, nervousness, and hope

August 21, 2020 / By

Freshman in high school across the nation are starting a school year that virtually no other freshman has experienced in the past.

After Week of Action to defund police in schools, KHSD to vote on final budget for 2020-21 school year

August 3, 2020 / By

A week before the Kern High School District is set to vote on the final budget for the 2020-21 school year, the Kern Education Justice Collaborative launched a week of action, calling to defund the District’s police department. 

Sol on the street: McFarland students discuss expectations for upcoming school year

July 31, 2020 / By

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McFarland Unified School District has decided to reopen schools in four phases, beginning Aug.

COMMENTARY: With GEO temporarily postponed, I can sleep peacefully for now

July 29, 2020 / By

Mcfarland has decided to postpone the detention facilities, and as someone who lives near a detention center, I am relieved.

Overview: Plans for school to return in the fall

July 21, 2020 / By

School districts across Kern County have begun to roll out their plans for school in the fall.

Education equity group starts petition to de-fund police in schools a week before budget is set to be approved

June 26, 2020 / By

The Kern Education Justice Collaborative, a local education equity group, has started a petition that calls to de-fund the Kern High School District Police Department.