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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CSU system extends application deadline to Dec. 15 due to pandemic

December 8, 2020 / By

The California State University system announced last week it extended its application deadline to Dec. 15.

Q&A: CSUB professor discusses election results and voting

November 7, 2020 / By

Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared President elect Saturday morning by multiple media outlets. It was no surprise Biden won the electoral college votes from the State of California, as it has been a blue state for quite some time; however, Kern County is known for being a predominately red county.

Kern County voters turn in mail-in ballots at higher rates than previous elections, officials say

October 30, 2020 / By and

With Election Day just days away, the Kern County Elections office continues to receive ballots at higher rates than precious years, officials say.

High School students return to in-person instruction; however, will remain on Zoom in the classroom

October 28, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District had its first cohort of students return for in-person instruction Wednesday. 

Immigrant rights advocates demand action be taken quickly on policy that forces asylum seekers to remain in Mexico

October 27, 2020 / By

Last year the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and Southern Poverty Law Center challenged the policy that forces asylum seekers to remain in Mexico. 

NALEO makes final pushes to get people counted in 2020 Census

September 30, 2020 / By

Before the Secretary of Commerce announced the new target Census data of Oct. 5, the NALEO Education Fund worked hard to raise awareness to get people in Kern counted by the former Sept.

Hard-to-count communities in Bakersfield have low response rates with less than one month to respond to 2020 Census

September 4, 2020 / By

The latest Census data shows a number of areas in metro Bakersfield have response rates of less than 50 percent. 

COMMENTARY: Voter history plays a role in your vote today

August 19, 2020 / By

Voting has always been and still is a very important right — a right that some groups have fought for for decades.


August 14, 2020 / By

La Oficina del Censo de EE. UU. ha comenzado a dar seguimiento esta semana a los hogares de California que no han respondido al Censo 2020, que es la etapa final del recuento poblacional de todas las personas que viven en Estados Unidos.

Final stage of 2020 Census count begins this week with home visits

August 12, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun following up this week with households in California that have not responded to the 2020 Census, which is the final stage of conducting the once-a-decade population count of everyone living in the United States.