Emma Gallegos

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‘Passion helps her community’: Promotora educates Kern residents on how to live a healthy lifestyle

June 20, 2019 / By

Before Laura Salgado moved to Bakersfield in 1996, she had been teaching at an elementary school in Mexicali for 16 years.

Advocates rally against fracking proposal at public hearing; public comments not recorded at meeting

May 24, 2019 / By

A public hearing on a proposal to open up more than a million acres of federal land in the Central Valley and the Central Coast to hydraulic fracking drew a large crowd at the Kern County Administrative Office Tuesday night.

Bakersfield College unveils new timeline for Arvin campus; construction to begin in August 2021, officials say

May 23, 2019 / By
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After Bakersfield College promised Arvin residents it would open a campus in 2021, BC officials told the community Tuesday it won’t finish the project for another few years.

Lawsuit Claims Past Board Of Supervisors Redistricting Violates Federal Voting Law

December 4, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Emma Gallegos

Kern County diluted the voting power of Latinos when it drew district lines for the Board of Supervisors in 2011, according to a case that goes to trial in a federal court in Fresno today.