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California’s Pickiest Eaters Grade New School Lunches

October 23, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Jacob Simas / NAM Youth Wire reporters, Posted: Oct 22, 2012 Two months into a new school year that saw stricter federal nutrition guidelines go into effect for school meals, youth reporters from New America Media fanned out in high schools across California to interview their peers and check out the view from the lunch line.

In California, Students and Parents Prefer the New School Lunches

October 19, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh and Jacob Simas, Posted: Oct 18, 2012 By a ratio of 3 to 1, public school students in California say the new healthy school meals being served up in California’s K-12 public schools are better than what they’ve had in the past, according to a survey released today by The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation.

Diary Of A Teen Diet- Ibarra Eats Healthy

October 19, 2012 / By
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Diary Of A Teen Diet takes a snapshot of what South Kern teens eat on an average day.

Obama’s Visit Sparks Memories, Hope

October 12, 2012 / By
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U.S. President Barack Obama during his speech at Cesar E. Chavez National Monument./ Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol.

Smart Meters Make Their Way to the Valley

September 20, 2012 / By
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Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol


BAKERSFIELD– Southern California Edison (SCE) is preparing to install the last of the nearly five million new smart meters being replaced between 2009-2012 all over Southern California and in valley cities starting this September.

Breaking From The Teen Mom Trend

September 17, 2012 / By
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Mercedes Garcia


LAMONT– Coming from a Hispanic family, Mercedes Garcia, 15, is under the impression that she will become pregnant by the age of 16.

Lamont Chamber of Commerce Is Looking For New Members

August 30, 2012 / By
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The Greater Lamont Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting once a month./Courtesy of The Greater Lamont Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Lamont Chamber of Commerce is inviting local business owners and the community to become members.

Community Fun At ‘Arts And Culture Fair’

August 25, 2012 / By


LAMONT—On Aug. 25, South Kern Building Healthy Communities will be hosting an Arts and Culture Fair.

Hanging Out With The Cowboys

August 17, 2012 / By

Photo by LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol


OXNARD– As a diehard fan living in Lamont, CA, it’s only been a dream to see the Dallas Cowboys in person.

Leticia Perez Has High Hopes

August 10, 2012 / By
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Leticia Perez waves during the ground breaking ceremony of Rockhill Farm./Photo by CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

Leticia Perez, the newly elected 5th District Supervisor sat down with South Kern Sol Reporter CLARA BRUNO to share a little bit about herself and what she hopes to accomplish.