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Support from family and friends keep Perez scoring on the football field

January 12, 2012 / By
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Juan Perez jokes with teammates during practice./ by JESSICA BAUTISTA

by LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol

ARVIN–Although Juan Perez likes to have a good laugh, when it comes to his education and football: it’s no laughing matter.

South Kern Teens Turned To The Fields To Help Pay For College

January 10, 2012 / By
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by BERENICE SANCHEZ and LUZ PEÑA/South Kern Sol

 

Analleli Gallardo worked the fields to pay for college./by BERENICE SANCHEZ

LAMONT–With her tousle hair and her infectious smile, Analleli Gallardo a 2011 graduate from Arvin High School looked forward to her first semester at San Francisco State University this fall.

Bakersfield Pride gives a chance for love, acceptance

January 10, 2012 / By
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by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

 

Photo by BERENICE SANCHEZ

BAKERSFIELD— On Oct. 15, 2011, Bakersfield LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) community is inviting all of Kern County to come out and have a good time.

Cal/OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention regulation

January 10, 2012 / By
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by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERSFIELD– Last month a 16-year-old farmworker suffered from a heat-related illness in Kern County.

Cancer Society Outreaches to Latinos about Colon and Rectum Cancer

January 10, 2012 / By
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by DIANA DELGADILLO/South Kern Sol

 

ARVIN–Everyone hears about breast and prostate cancer, but little do they know of colorectal cancer.

Quintanilla a champion for students

January 10, 2012 / By
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by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA and DIANA DELGADILLO/South Kern Sol

Jesse Quintanilla meets with a student./ by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA

BAKERSFIELD–His door is always open for anyone to stop by.

The American Dream Continues in California

January 10, 2012 / By
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Miguel Saavedra hopes for the passage of the DREAM Act./by VERONICA RAMIREZ

by MIROSLAVA DE LEON

 

SOUTH KERN–For Dream Act students, whose hope is to attain ‘The American Dream,’ the dream is slowly becoming a reality.

La Guelaguetza a celebration of culture, pride and unity

January 10, 2012 / By
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La Guelaguetza is a time for celebration./by JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIOHand-made crafts were one of the many attractions at La Guelaguetza/ by JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO.

Anonymous: The Liberating Terrorists

January 7, 2012 / By
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by GIBRAN ‘GIBZ’ MONCAYO/South Kern Sol

 

LAMONT–“Remember, remember the fifth of November

Gunpowder, treason and plot

I see no reason why gunpowder treason

Should ever be forgot”

Is a quote explained by the character V (Hugo Weaving) in the movie “V for Vendetta,” where he says this quote in remembrance of Guy Fawkes (Guy Fawkes Day), who in 1605 devised a treasonous Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Parliament building to get rid of a tyrannical government ruled by James I.

Youths eager to read ‘Wes Moore’ book

January 7, 2012 / By
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SAL youth discuss 'Wes Moore' book./ by BERENICE SANCHEZ

by E-MAGINNE GRANT/South Kern Sol

 

LAMONT–On Saturday, Sept.