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.

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County to hold redistricting hearings to receive input on where district lines should be drawn

July 15, 2021 / By

Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn. 

Bakersfield City Council adopts budget despite pushback from some community members

June 18, 2021 / By

The Bakersfield City Council adopted the staff proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year at the Wednesday City Council meeting. 

Local leader strives to inspire her community for better

June 7, 2021 / By

NaTesha Johnson is a wife, mother, business owner, and avid community leader with a passion for change.

BPD Community Collaborative recommends use of force policies, citizens review board for department

May 21, 2021 / By

Based on community input, the Bakersfield Police Department Community Collaborative recommended to the Bakersfield City Council the department focus on officer training and education; communication and community outreach; use of force policy and oversight; and building trust and legitimacy among the community.

People’s Budget Bako calls for the City to divest from police, invest into the community

May 10, 2021 / By

People’s Budget Bakersfield called to divest from the Bakersfield Police Department at a press conference Wednesday evening before the Bakersfield City Council meeting. 

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.