Bryana Lozoya

Bryana Lozoya is a youth reporter for South Kern Sol. Lozoya is student at Bakersfield College and writes for The Renegade Rip.

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Community members gather to protest detainment of local activist

May 21, 2019 / By

Advocates gathered in front of the Mesa Verde Detention Facility Friday, protesting the detainment of Bakersfield College student Jose Bello.

Community members encouraged to become more involved at Voto Latino event

May 4, 2019 / By

Youth from across California gathered at Bakersfield College last week for Kern’s first Voto Latino Power Summit — a conference for emerging leaders to receive inspiration from groundbreakers across media, tech and advocacy to discuss issues impacting their community.

Data shows Valley Fever cases in Kern increase for the fourth year in a row

April 30, 2019 / By

The number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.

Community comes together to learn how to be more inclusive and supportive of LGBTQ individuals

March 29, 2019 / By

Féi Hernandez, a poet and teacher, drove all the way from Inglewood to attend Bakersfield’s LGBTQ Youth Summit this month at Cal State Bakersfield.

Mesa Verde to remain open for at least one more year; advocates raise money to pay bonds of those detained

March 12, 2019 / By

The Mesa Verde ICE Detention Center is going to remain open for at least another year, according to a contract between the GEO Inc., the contractor for Mesa Verde and the Department of Homeland Security.

ACLU critical of Sheriff’s Office at first TRUTH Act forum

December 12, 2018 / By

Kern County held its first TRUTH Act forum Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss the involvement between the Kern County Sheriff Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Less homework, less stress: a different way of assigning homework

November 28, 2018 / By

Third-grade teacher Laura Afifi likes her students to be stress free. She knows she can’t control tensions at home, but one stress factor she can control is the amount of homework assigned to her students.