Estrella Ramos

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State announces Immediate Action Agreement for Relief to Californians experiencing pandemic hardship

February 26, 2021 / By

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and California legislators reached an agreement on an expanded relief package for state residents.

State releases school reopening map, informing community where schools are in reopening process

February 24, 2021 / By

Californians can now track the status of school reopenings in their local districts and the entire state.

Sol on the Street: Community leaders share how they are coping with stress during pandemic

February 18, 2021 / By

COVID-19 has shaken the world and local communities. It has been over a year since the pandemic began.

Kern County Planning Commission approves ordinance that will expand oil, gas extraction in Kern

February 16, 2021 / By

The Kern County Planning Commission voted Friday to approve an ordinance that will allow 67,000 additional wells to be built in Kern County throughout the next 20 years.

Kern residents plead with elected officials to stop the expansion of oil and gas in rural communities

February 13, 2021 / By

Kern County residents, environmental and social justice advocates, and local elected leaders expressed their opposition to a proposed Kern County oil and gas expansion ordinance during a press conference this Wednesday.

Those who feed Kern’s children work through pandemic despite changes in work

February 8, 2021 / By

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, essential workers are those who conduct a range of operations and services that are typically essential to continue critical infrastructure operations.

19 COVID-19 definitions to help readers navigate pandemic updates

February 3, 2021 / By

To help the public stay informed on the COVID-19 update, media has been reporting on any and all updates.

Fauci: U.S. may have enough herd immunity by end of summer to protect society from COVID-19 pandemic

February 2, 2021 / By

The Covid-19 pandemic will one day mark an era in our history books. The earliest recorded pandemic occurred in Athens, 430 B.C.

COMMENTARY: How I have managed my mental health throughout the pandemic

January 31, 2021 / By

According to a report released by the World Health Organization, cases of Covid-19 were first reported to the organization on Dec.

Experts offer tips to minimize ‘maskne’ during the pandemic

January 27, 2021 / By

With the pandemic comes a new clang term — maskne — to describe the irritating effects masks can have on the skin.