Elizabeth Sanchez

Elizabeth Sanchez Elizabeth Sanchez is the program associate for South Kern Sol. She can be reached at elizabeth@southkernsol.org.

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Kern County to follow Governor’s eviction moratorium; housing advocates push for stricter eviction bans

March 30, 2020 / By

Kern County will follow Governor Gavin Newsom’s eviction moratorium announced last week, Supervisor Leticia Perez said at the press conference Monday morning.

Kern County leaders address plans for COVID-19 pandemic

March 30, 2020 / By

Kern County government, education and health leaders came together Monday morning for a press conference to discuss Kern’s upcoming COVID-19 plans to keep residents safe and healthy.

Health officials confirm 60 COVID-19 cases in Kern, one death

March 30, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday morning a total of 60 COVID-19 cases and one death in Kern County.

Advocates say to keep community safe, local law enforcement must limit number of people detained, incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union and 13 immigrants detained in two Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in California filed a lawsuit against ICE calling for immediate release due to elevated risks of contracting COVID-19, according to a news release by ACLU’s Southern California office.

Health officials confirm 4 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 32 cases

March 26, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed four new COVID-19 cases Thursday afternoon, raising the total number to 32 positive cases in Kern County.

Advocates say McFarland’s plan to fill vacant seat at City Council meeting during COVID-19 pandemic is an attempt to rush GEO appeal hearing

March 20, 2020 / By

The McFarland City Council plans to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy on the council at its next City Council meeting, despite a statewide order made Thursday by the Governor of California for people to stay home.

Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 while in Kern

March 17, 2020 / By
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A non-resident has tested positive for COVID-19 while visiting Kern County, the Kern County Public Health Department announced Tuesday morning in a press release.

KCSOS task forces to provide essential services to students during school closure

March 16, 2020 / By
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Kern County Superintendent of Schools is constructing a plan to provide services to students throughout Kern while schools are temporarily closed for the next month, KCSOS said during a press conference Monday morning. 

Welcome Kern Sol’s newest team member: Matt Munoz

March 4, 2020 / By

Kern Sol News is excited to announce the newest addition to the team. 

Columnist Matt Munoz has accepted the role of the Census Project Coordinator and Reporter.

McFarland to hold second meeting Tuesday on expanding immigration detention capabilities; opponents express concerns with process

February 18, 2020 / By

Hundreds are expected to oppose GEO’S request to expand immigration detention capabilities at McFarland’s second Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday.