South Kern Sol

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In oil-rich Kern County, Arvin poised to regulate petroleum companies for first time in 53 years

July 11, 2018 / By

By Marcos Cabrera

After months of inaction, Arvin City Council members will decide this month whether to impose new regulations on future oil and gas facilities in the city of Arvin, potentially pushing petroleum operations back 300 feet from homes and schools.

How to Succeed in Community College with Veronica Morley on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern

July 9, 2018 / By
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In the 661’s Veronica Morley shares tips how to succeed and move quickly through community college.

5 Tips for Job Searching with Dean Welliver on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern

July 9, 2018 / By
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In this special vignette, In the 661 Associate Producer Dean Welliver shares 5 tips for people searching for their first job!

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

I’m Asian but I’m not Your Model Minority

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Nikolas Lopez, Youth Perspective

The Asian model minority myth is a very misleading title. It’s a plays on the stereotype that Asians are super smart, have a strong a work ethic and are good at math.

What it Means to be a Black Girl

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

 

It means dealing with ignorance every day till it seems as if you hear nothing else from people.

What keeps me up at night

June 5, 2018 / By and
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By Nikolas Lopez

There’s a lot that keeps me up at night.

As a Japanese and Mexican American, I’ve formed a unique perspective on life in America.

Q&A: Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin

June 4, 2018 / By and
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By Ja’Nell Gore

More than a year ago, Lyle Martin took the reigns of the Bakersfield Police Department.

In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern – Ja’Nell Gore “Rise in Black Excellence”

May 30, 2018 / By and
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We are happy to launch our newest edition of In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern… in this special edition we’ll be highlighting local youth storytellers who are using their voice to change the narrative of how decision makers see health in our community.

Local LGBTQ Youth Share Their Experience Living in a Conservative County

May 29, 2018 / By and
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By Andrew Alvarez

Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.