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City staffers pitch plans to use Measure N funds to sales tax oversight committee

March 28, 2019 / By

BY EMMA  GALLEGOS

Addressing homelessness, building sports fields and parks, and reinvesting in a long-range community redevelopment plan were just a few of the suggestions a group of city staffers pitched Monday to Bakersfield’s sales tax oversight committee.

Lack of diversity on Measure N Oversight Committee could strip Bakersfield of a real investment

March 25, 2019 / By

BY JOSTH STENNER

I hear a lot of talk about how communities of color and disadvantaged neighborhoods don’t receive enough investment.

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to block death penalty was four decades in the making

March 22, 2019 / By

By Malcolm Marshall from Richmond Pulse | Photo via EMS

In what is being hailed as a bold, if controversial, move, Gov.

Director of ‘Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno’ to visit Bakersfield College for film screening and discussion

March 20, 2019 / By

Bakersfield College is showing “Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno,” a documentary film of Maria Moreno’s struggle to organize California’s migrant farm workers while raising 12 children.

Community to cultivate to serve farm workers on Migrant Farm Worker Community Appreciation Day

March 20, 2019 / By

Los Angeles-based non-profit is looking for volunteers and donations to help recognize and serve farm workers on the 4th annual Lets.

Wind Wolves Preserve hosts 6th Annual Spring Nature Festival this weekend

March 10, 2019 / By

Wind Wolves Preserve is hosting its 6th annual Spring Nature Festival this weekend.

The annual event features exhibits, food vendors and activities, such as guided hikes, family movie showings, wildlife and wildflower viewings and more.

‘Women have valuable things to say”: South Kern Sol youth reporters speak about International Women’s Day

March 9, 2019 / By

Women across the world have been celebrating International Women’s Day for more than 100 years, beginning in 1914.

‘Most of us didn’t have a chance’: How campaign donors and business leaders took control of a $50 million tax oversight committee

March 4, 2019 / By

BY: Emma Gallegos for South Kern Sol

When Tracy Correa Lopez decided to apply for a spot on the Measure N Citizens’ Oversight Committee, she figured she would make a good candidate.

LGBTQ Youth Summit to take place next month

February 20, 2019 / By

The California Rural Legal Assistance, along with other local organizations, is hosting the LGBTQ Youth Summit next month.

City of Arvin to host tree planting event this weekend

February 8, 2019 / By

The city of Arvin invites the community to partake in a tree planting event.

Participants can plant trees in the community and take a tree home.