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OUR VIEW: Bakersfield, it’s time to honor our Sikh Community

November 6, 2019 / By

In the early 1990s, a man discovered his country had killed thousands of young men. The government made these men “disappear” in the 1980s, and tried to cover up these murders.

Homeless Collaborative seeking volunteers for Point-In-Time Count

November 5, 2019 / By

The Kern County Homeless Collaborative is looking for volunteers to help conduct the annual countywide Point-In-Time Count.

Maddy Institute accepting applications for Legislative Intern Scholar Program

October 31, 2019 / By

The Maddy Institute is accepting applications from students for the Legislative Intern Scholar Program for the Spring/Summer of 2020.

Friendship House recruiting for mentoring program

October 22, 2019 / By

The Friendship House Community Center is currently looking for individuals for the mentoring program.

The program, put on by Community Action Partnership of Kern, is recruiting both mentees and mentors.

Information offsets fear at the Second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference

October 17, 2019 / By

Kern County residents heard from a number of immigrant rights advocates Wednesday at the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance’s second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference at Hodel’s Country Dining.

GBLA to hold second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference

October 10, 2019 / By

The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance is holding its second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference next week.

Topics expected to be discussed include immigrant civil rights and the 2020 Census.

Agreement reached to end sale of chlorpyrifos in California by February 2020

October 9, 2019 / By

The California Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that virtually all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California will end next year, officials say.

Education equity summit seeks to advance health and racial equity in local schools

October 8, 2019 / By

The Kern Education Justice Collaborative is inviting parents, teachers and students its first “Schools Reimagined” Education Equity Summit this weekend.

Kern Sol News breaks down finalized public charge rule; WIC not included

October 3, 2019 / By

The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted a new “public charge” rule in August that is set to go into effect in just a few weeks.

The California Endowment selects South Kern youth leader to serve on Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council

October 1, 2019 / By

The California Endowment announced Monday Dean Welliver, a LGBTQ Organizer and Advocate from South Kern, was selected by his community to serve on the foundation’s President’s Youth Council.