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Physic Olympics A Mental Competition

June 15, 2012 / By
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Golden Valley High School students try to beat out the competition./Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERSFIELD– Students from Arvin High School and Golden Valley High School were among the 17 high schools in the Kern High School District (KHSD) to participate in the 24th Annual Physics Olympics at Bakersfield College on April 27.

Graduation Rates Up in Kern County, But Not for All

June 11, 2012 / By
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LAMONT, Calif. – Octaviano Salgado is a junior at Nueva Continuation High School, an alternative school in the central valley town of Lamont.

Cigarette Butts A Problem At Arvin Park

June 8, 2012 / By
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Arvin youth collect cigarette butts from DiGiorgio Park./ Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN- During a clean up hosted by the Kern County Health Department at DiGiorgio Park in Arvin, Calif.

‘Ten Count’ Helps Boxers Achieve Their Dreams

June 8, 2012 / By
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 By BERENICE SANCHEZ, South Kern Sol

 

‘Fighting for a dream’ is the motto at Ten Count Boxing.

Perez Hopes To Represent The 5th District

June 3, 2012 / By
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Leticia Perez dances with an elderly man during a campaign rally at Lamont Park./ Photo by CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

LAMONT—With the June 5 primary elections only days away, 5th District Supervisor candidate Leticia Perez is not slowing down.

‘Every 15 Minutes’ Gives A Lifetime Dose Of Reality

May 25, 2012 / By
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'Every 15 Minutes' gave students a 'mock' view of what happens during a drunk driving-related car accident./ Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN–Arvin High School junior and senior students were invited to experience an alcohol- related crash scenario where student peers were involved in being ‘the walking dead.’

The “Every 15 Minutes” program is on its website as “an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol and texting while driving” and offering “ real-life experience without the real-life risks.”

It got its title because someone is involved in an alcohol-related crash every 15 minutes in the United States.

The Degrees Of Domestic Violence

May 25, 2012 / By
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Carmen Burgos/Photo by South Kern Sol

By GIBRAN ‘GIBZ’ MONCAYO/ South Kern Sol

ARVIN –Recently, conservative republicans opposed Violence Against Women Act because the act would extend its protection to same sex couples and undocumented residents.

Huerta Reflects On The Union She Helped Create

May 24, 2012 / By
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Dolores Huerta/Photo by JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO/South Kern Sol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAKERSFIELD– The United Farm Workers  celebrated its 50th Anniversary at the Rabobank Convention Center on May 18 to May 20.

Bike Bakersfield Uses Event To Outreach

May 18, 2012 / By
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Bike Bakersfield's Bike Kitchen./ Photo courtesy of Bike Bakersfield

By LUZ PEÑA/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERFIELD – Bike Bakersfield will host a two day-event to get families on their bikes.

Arvin’s Horticulture Academy Host Event

May 18, 2012 / By
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Vice President of the Bank of the Sierra Anthony Mungary talks to a group of Arvin High students./ Photo by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

By STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

Arvin High School Environmental Horticulture Academy hosted and all-day event to help student advance in their education and career goals.