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‘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.

Obama’s Speech Gives LGBTQ Community Hope

May 15, 2012 / By
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By ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – Local LGBTQ community is left a little uncertain after United States President Barack Obama announced of his support for same Sex Marriage.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Jose Eduardo Chavez

May 11, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: Last week South Kern Sol featured the first part in this four part series featuring youth, who are Dreamers.

For LGBTQ Youth, Obama Announcement Better Late Than Never

May 10, 2012 / By
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South Kern Sol

By BERENICE SANCHEZ/South Kern Sol

On Wednesday, people across the nation tuned their television sets to an exclusive White House press briefing, where they heard  Barack Obama utter a sentence that no previous President had ever dared: “I think same sex couples should be able to get married.”

It’s about time President Obama made it clear which side he’s on.