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Photo Essay: Guelaguetza 2014

October 28, 2014 / By

South Kern Sol, Photo Essay, Daniel Jimenez

Editors NoteSouth Kern Sol’s youth reporter, Daniel Jimenez attended this years Guelaguetza celebration early this month and captured several great photos.

Young Candidates Make Case for Change On Kern High School District Board

October 17, 2014 / By
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD — As the 2014 General Election approaches, one of the more interesting local contests is shaping up to be the race for Kern High School District Board of Trustees, where three young candidates are challenging older, more experienced incumbents.

ELECTION 2014: Development Was Key in Arvin’s Candidate Forum

October 16, 2014 / By
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Alfredo Camacho

ARVIN, Calif. — Lifetime Arvin resident Larry Horton wants more places to shop.

A Growing Cultural Celebration: Guelaguetza 2014

October 14, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Earlier this week the Seattle School Board voted unanimously to replace Christopher Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day, a move that hopes to give indigenous people a restored prominence in the community.

Guelaguetza 2014, Oct. 12

October 11, 2014 / By

Guelaguetza will take place this Sunday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at CSUB.

Sup. Perez Brings New Playground to Lamont Park

October 10, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

LAMONT, Calif. — Over a hundred community members gathered at Lamont Park on October 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the park’s new playground.

Educational Candidates Forum, Oct. 14

October 8, 2014 / By

You are invited to an educational candidates forum on Tuesday, October 14th at Sierra Middle School in Bakersfield located at 3017 Center Street near Oswell.

Commentary: The Rising Latino Population Isn’t the Bogeyman

October 3, 2014 / By

By Leonel Martinez for South Kern Sol

Whenever I write about the growth of the U.S.

Why Latino Leaders are Wrong to Stand With Obama on Immigration

September 22, 2014 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Gonzalo Santos

Ed. Note: President Obama’s recent decision to delay taking executive action on immigration until after November’s elections, disappointed many immigrant rights advocates, but not Dolores Huerta who is standing by the president on his decision. 

Dolores Huerta: Obama was right in delaying action on immigration

September 22, 2014 / By

Ed. Note: To read a counterpoint to this story by Professor Gonzalo Santos click here.

By Griselda Nevarez, Originally published on VOXXI as Dolores Huerta: Obama was right in delaying action on immigration

Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is standing by President Barack Obama on his decision to delay executive action on immigration and is asking the immigrant community to have patience.