Haley Duval

Haley is a reporter for Kern Sol News since December of 2023. She was born and raised in East Bakersfield and went to Foothill High School. Haley has AA in Journalism from Bakersfield College. When Haley is not reporting, she enjoys writing poetry, reading, traveling and spending time with friends and family. She can be reach at haley@southkernsol.org.

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Living Fa’a-Samoa: Shafter football coach on coaching and culture

June 6, 2024 / By

Fa’a-Samoa, known as the Samoan way of doing things, is what Konelio Maino Jr, 32, likes to live by throughout his life of coaching, the man he tries to be, and someday teach his future children.

Afghan refugees resettled in Mojave adjust to a new life in a new country

May 31, 2024 / By and
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The remote Kern County desert community of Mojave 61 miles east from Bakersfield has one grocery store, limited transportation service, and hasn’t had a hospital in more than 50 years, according to Ted Hodgkins, president of the Mojave Chamber of Commerce.

Scrivner investigation currently in the hands of California Attorney General’s Office

May 22, 2024 / By
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Kern Sol News has learned that the California Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the child molestation case against Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner. 

Q&A: From refugee camp to public health educator: Dr. Chia Thao shares her journey

May 17, 2024 / By

For the first fourteen years of her life, Dr. Chia Thao was born and raised in a refugee camp in Thailand before she and her family came to the Central Valley. 

Kern Public Health launches free health program in Frazier Park

May 14, 2024 / By
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The Kern County Public Health will launch their seven week Know Your Numbers program in Frazier Park on May 15.

CSUB students and faculty march in support for Palestine

May 9, 2024 / By
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College students throughout the nation have been protesting and having encampments on campuses in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and have called for universities to divest from companies that support and fund Israel.

Community members calls for the resignation of Supervisor Scrivner amid allegations

May 7, 2024 / By
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The Kern County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting since the allegations of Kern County Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner allegedly sexually assaulting one of his children last month.

Kern Supervisor Zack Scrivner under investigation for alleged sexual assault on his child

April 26, 2024 / By
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Kern County Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner is under investigation for alleged sexual assault on one of his children, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO). 

Support surfaces for Riddhi Patel amidst allegations

April 23, 2024 / By
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The People’s Budget Bakersfield has released an official statement supporting Riddhi Patel, who was arrested and accused of 18 felony counts after they made threatening remarks towards the city council members on April 10.

Activist arrested after alleged threat to Bakersfield City Council sparks community response

April 18, 2024 / By
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During the Bakersfield City Council meeting a pro-Palestinian protester was arrested and accused of 18 felony counts after they made threatening remarks towards the city council members on April 10.