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Community Recycling Remains Open

February 18, 2012 / By
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Protesters rally for the closure of Community Recycling Center./ Photo by BERENICE SANCHEZ

By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN—Despite Kern County Board of Supervisors’ ordered of its closure, Community Recycling Center in Arvin remains open.

Talking With Your Hands

February 17, 2012 / By
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Students in ASL class learn to talk without using their voices./ Photo by Jose 'Pablo' Antonio

 By JOSE ‘PABLO’ ANTONIO/South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD–The smell of hot savory pizza and the sound of laughter caused by the friendships forming filled Tony’s Pizza across the street from the Bakersfield College campus.

Arvin High Has A Lot Of Talent

February 10, 2012 / By
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Antonio Aceves dedicated his performance to his late father./Photo by Jose 'Pablo' Antonio

By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

Arvin High School Link Crew leaders presented the third annual Arvin’s Got Talent on Nov.

Why Aren’t They Graduating?

February 10, 2012 / By
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Courtesy Photo by BdwayDiva1, via Wikimedia Commons

by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

 

Parents from Greenfield, Arvin, Lamont and Weedpatch met with representatives from The California Endowment, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), and California Rural Legal Assistance  (CRLA) on Jan.

Arvin High’s Blood Drive A Success

February 5, 2012 / By
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Jemina Gallardo pouts while donating blood./ by FABIAN GONZALEZ

by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN– Houchin Community Blood Bank asked Arvin High School students to ‘Give It Up.’

‘Give It Up’ was the slogan of Houchin’s Blood Drive at the high school campus on Nov.

Paws Club Share The Holiday Spirit

February 5, 2012 / By
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Arvin High School Paws members delivered stuff animals to children and the elderly./ by FABIAN GONZALEZ

by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN–For many people December is the month of joy and happiness.

Lee’s Cancer Battle Gave Her Courage, Wisdom

February 5, 2012 / By
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Beloved Arvin High School teacher Kimberly Lee battled breast cancer./by ANDRES GARCIA

by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

 

ARVIN– When Arvin High School history teacher Kimberly Lee first found out she had breast cancer, she thought of the word ‘death.’

It was a day after Ash Wednesday 2011 when she received the heartbreaking news.

Hot Fest Loses Its Heat

February 3, 2012 / By
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Far East Movement was one of the many performers at Hot Fest 2011/Courtesy Photo Flickr.

by LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol

Although there were differences between 2011’s Hot Fest and 2010’s Hot Fest, it was still an entertaining and amusing event.

Skateboarders cruised through Lamont Park

January 27, 2012 / By
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By ANDRES GARCIA

The sounds of wheels hitting metal filled the air on Sat., Aug.

DHF Youth Group Lock-In is the key to good times

January 27, 2012 / By
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South Kern youth fought sleepiness with friends at the DHF Youth Lock In./ By ANDRES GARCIA

by DIANA CISNEROS/South Kern Sol

LAMONT—The second annual Dolores Huerta Foundation Lock-In was held at the David Head Center in Lamont in July 2011.