JaNell Gore

JaNell Gore Ja'Nell Gore is a student at Bakersfield College. In addition to writing for South Kern Sol, Ja'Nell is involved with several clubs at her school. Ja'Nell enjoys writing and listening to spoken word.

Posts by JaNell Gore:

CSUB psychology professors, students weigh in on the mental health of teens during the pandemic

May 4, 2021 / By

In March of 2020, many teenagers were taken out of their norm and forced to cut off the majority of their in-person socialization, and after a year of isolation, they are in the process of getting back to normalcy of interacting with friends and family.

Kern’s drive thru COVID-19 vaccine operation to open this week

April 12, 2021 / By

Kern County officials announced the drive thru vaccination clinic at the Kern County Fairgrounds is set to open Wednesday.

Local nurse shares her story of why she got vaccinated

March 23, 2021 / By

Local nurse Jennifer Moore decided to become vaccinated to not only protect herself, but to protect her family, friends and patients she cares for. 

City officials reschedule BPD Community Collaborative presentation for future date

March 5, 2021 / By

The Bakersfield Police Department-Community Collaborative (BPD-CC) was set to present its recommendations for the Bakersfield Police Department before the city council at Wednesday’s meeting; however it was taken off agenda just hours before the meeting. 

Local artist transforms community with one mural at a time

February 19, 2021 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

COMMENTARY: Representation matters, especially for Black women and girls

February 7, 2021 / By

Growing up, I hardly saw women in the media that looked like and represented me. To say it was rare is an understatement. 

Unapologetically Women

February 3, 2021 / By

She’s a woman 

She’ll grow up, maybe get a job in her degree

Definitely get a husband

Have as many children as he pleases 

She’ll know that managing her family comes before any superficial need she thinks exists 

She knows that her duty as a woman 

Is to be a loving wife and mother


10 Facts about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine

January 27, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department opened its COVID-19 Mass Vaccination site at the Kern County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning.

President Joe Biden emphasizes unity during inauguration speech

January 20, 2021 / By and

As President Joe Biden was sworn into office in Washington DC Wednesday, his speech was filled with thoughts of hope, unity, and change for the better. 

Q&A: CSUB professor discusses legality of sitting president pardoning oneself

January 19, 2021 / By

Donald Trump was impeached last week for the role he played in the riot at the capitol.