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SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Miguel Saavedra

May 4, 2012 / By
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Miguel Saavedra/ Photo by VERONICA RAMIREZ/South Kern Sol

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol


A Tough Competitor On The Softball Diamond

May 4, 2012 / By
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Arvin High Softball Player Yazmine Moreno has been playing the sport since she was a child./Photo by LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol


ARVIN–Every individual has their own talent in them, Yazmine Moreno is not exception.

Friend’s Death Will Not Be in Vain

May 4, 2012 / By
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Commentary, Danny McLane Jr./Richmond Pulse

Richmond is a city ridden with violence, drug abuse and robbery, among other things, including low high school graduation rates.

Richmond Adopts Innovative General Plan to Promote Community Health and Sustainable Development

May 4, 2012 / By

News Report, April Suwalsky/Richmond Pulse

More than 1500 Richmond community members and dozens of local partner organizations came together on Sunday, April 29, in Richmond, California, for the third annual Richmond Tales Fest: An Afternoon of Family Literacy and Healthy Living.

Students Express Concern with Proposed Pell Grant Cuts

May 4, 2012 / By
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Capital Building./Photo by Paul Vladuchick via Flickr

By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated


Federal Financial Aid for many college students stands on the brink of annihilation if the newly proposed Republican budget passes in Congress.

A New Miss California?

May 4, 2012 / By
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Written by Anthony Nget, VoiceWaves Journalist.

Tiaras, ball gowns, swimsuits—these feminine items are what people think of when conjuring the image of a beauty queen. 

Former Nurse Finds New Way to Serve

May 4, 2012 / By
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By Rogelio Montaño,

Coachella Unincorporated

When Lilia Rebollar came to the United States from Mexico, the only work the former nurse could find was in the agricultural fields of the Eastern Coachella Valley.

KEEN Launches Reporting System

May 3, 2012 / By
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The KEEN website will help Kern County residents to report environmental health hazards./Photo by BERENICE SANCHEZ/South Kern Sol


BAKERSFIELD–Community advocates and government agencies joined forces to launch the website that will allow community members and environmental advocates to report environmental and health hazards they see on May 1.

Counselors at Arvin High Doing More With Less

May 2, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA for NAM / South Kern Sol


ARVIN, Calif.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Paola Uriostegui

May 2, 2012 / By
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Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: In October 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB-131, the second part of the California Dream Act.