South Kern Sol

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Register to vote today, on National Voter Registration Day

September 25, 2018 / By
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If you used the Google browser Tuesday, you may have noticed a bit more red, white and blue.

Kern County youth speaks up about which cultures they identify with

September 25, 2018 / By

Cultures help define the identities of regions, neighborhoods and people, and there’s no shortage of them throughout Kern County.

In Greenfield, advocating for a small piece of sidewalk makes a big difference

September 24, 2018 / By

By Barbara Perez

Ever since I could remember, I always believed that the 30-foot-long missing piece of sidewalk on Monitor Street near Ollivier Middle School would forever remain a patch of dirt.

Interfaith Panel Discussion on LGBTQ Contributions in Kern County Faith Communities

September 21, 2018 / By

The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity is partnering with the California State University-Bakersfield’s Kegley Institute of Ethics and the CSUB Institute for Religion, Education, and Public Policy (IREPP), will soon host a unique interfaith forum tonight on the acceptance and contributions of LGBTQ people in Kern County spiritual communities.

Sometimes the road to success requires actual roads

September 20, 2018 / By
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By Norma Ruiz

Many of you probably don’t think too much about driving to work or taking the bus to school.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist coming to Bakersfield to discuss immigration and journalism

September 19, 2018 / By
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is coming to Bakersfield next month to discuss her experiences reporting on immigration and journalism.

Sol on the Street: What is one of the most pressing issues impacting the youth in Delano?

September 19, 2018 / By
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By Aubrey Jasso

Youth from Delano spoke up about what they believe are the most pressing issues impacting them. 

Residents: In District Four town hall, Vallejo loses support and Gonzales’ inexperience shows

September 6, 2018 / By

By Adela Aguirre

Community members learned a little more about candidates running for the hotly contested District Four county supervisor seat Aug.

A different kind of farmers market: Community groups team up to provide free produce to Arvin residents

August 18, 2018 / By

By Staff

Jesus Rodriguez feeds America.

Rodriguez, 34, spends most of his days toiling in the fields south of Bakersfield picking grapes, but despite that, cannot afford to always feed his own family — especially in the summer when rising temperatures results in fewer hours worked in the field.

Recent Berkeley grad announces candidacy for Delano City Council

August 18, 2018 / By

By Aubrey Jasso

A 22-year-old UC Berkeley graduate with local roots has returned from college and joined an already crowded race to represent Delano residents on the city council.