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Links for Life offers free breast screenings this weekend in Arvin

October 31, 2018 / By

Do you or someone you know need a screening mammogram? If you are without insurance and need a screening mammogram, join Links for Life at the first ever Health & Resource Fair, hosted at Bear Mountain Elementary School in Arvin.

Learn about public health careers at BC Public Health Science Program’s information fair

October 31, 2018 / By

Bakersfield College’s Public Health Science Program is hosting an information fair next week for students interested in degrees and careers in public health.

Celebrate ‘life, love and death’ this weekend at the 10th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival

October 30, 2018 / By

You won’t want to miss this weekend’s 10th annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival, a celebration of “life, love and death.”

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a popular Mexican tradition where friends and families honor deceased loved ones while paying tribute to them in the form of special gatherings and altar displays. 

Bakersfield Police Department hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back event Saturday

October 26, 2018 / By

The Bakersfield Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a National Prescription Drug Take Back event to prevent prescription medication abuse and theft by allowing the public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By


For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.

Sol on the Street: Are the youth civically engaged?

October 16, 2018 / By


Students from Robert F. Kennedy High School in Delano spoke about the importance of voting and what causes they think are worth fighting for.

Help CSUB students dress for success

October 16, 2018 / By

The CSUB Multicultural Alliance and Gender Equity Center is holding a professional clothing drive to help students dress for success.

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES: The youth are engaged and ready to vote

October 15, 2018 / By


With all the political tension scattered across media platforms, it’s hard to not have an opinion on what’s a priority and what changes need to take place.

Assemblyman Rudy Salas to host free self-defense classes this weekend

October 8, 2018 / By
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This weekend, assemblyman Rudy Salas is hosting two free self-defense classes, which will provide participants an opportunity to learn self-defense techniques while gaining valuable information and strategies for avoiding potentially dangerous situations.

‘You have to write your own history’: BC Professor inspires, informs generations of students of a history their parents took part in

October 7, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.