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A Diet For Healthy Minds

July 16, 2012 / By
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By Erin Timony, 15, San Diego, CA. Media Arts Center San Diego. As time goes on, many people are starting to realize that since food is the fuel that makes us run, providing our body with the proper fuel is the key to feeling energized, healthy and alert.

Rockhill Farm To Help Those In Need

July 3, 2012 / By
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Rockhill Farm founder Fernando Jara is selling fireworks for funding for the organic farm located in Arvin./ Photo by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol



BAKERSFIELD—It is time to celebrate Fourth of July and that means fireworks.

Teens Making Their Way As Young Mothers

July 3, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD– With Kern County being the second highest in the state for  teen pregnancy rates, South Kern Sol wanted to take a look at what becomes of a teen after she becomes a mom.

Solis An Ally For Workers’ Rights

June 29, 2012 / By
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Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis (center), talks with Magda Menendez, director of Mexican American Opportunity Foundation Bakersfield and Dolores Huerta./ Photo by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol.

Kristofferson, Los Lobos To Raise Money For UFW

June 16, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of the UFW


BAKERSFIELD— Actor and singer/songwriter of hits like ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ and ‘Help Me Make It Through the Night’, Kris Kristofferson  will making a stop in Bakersfield to help raise money of the United Farm Workers (UFW) on June 19.


June 16, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of Alan Murray-Rust for

How wicked a lifestyle we endure.

We awake to sorrow, an angle’s fallen agony,

filling the earth’s surface.

A Shooting Star Wish

June 16, 2012 / By
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Courtesy NASA

A bright night hits the ocean waves.

Ocean currents hit the soft sand.

I sit next to its bed, full of advantage and comfort,

it has made me endure.

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



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


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