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43 Years After Walkouts, Are Latino Students Better Off?

December 9, 2011 / By
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by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA

Sal Castro speaks on a megaphone during the 1968 school walkouts in East Los Angeles.

“Coming Out of the Closet” At Their Own Pace

December 8, 2011 / By
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By Andres Garcia

 

Ed.Note: Names used in this report have been changed at the request of those interviewed, to ensure confidentiality.

Turf Battle: When the Baseball Diamond Becomes a Soccer Field

December 8, 2011 / By
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By Andres Garcia

A young ballplayer in Lamont shares the diamond with soccer players. / PHOTO: BERENICE SANCHEZ

LAMONT—On any given afternoon or weekend, you can find the benches on one side of Lamont Park being occupied by a group of abuelos (grandpas), tios (uncles), fathers and sons, casually playing a game of cards or dominos.

Graffiti in Lamont: An Ongoing Debate

December 7, 2011 / By
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by Berenice Sanchez for South Kern Sol

LAMONT–Graffiti is an ongoing debate in the small community of Lamont.

My Life My Choice

November 14, 2011 / By

by LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol

 

FRESNO—Local youths showcased their artistic talent at recent gathering at the Fresno Boys and Girls Club.

South Kern Band Acapulco Sunrise is Soaring Above the Horizon

November 12, 2011 / By

By BERENICE SANCHEZ-South Kern Sol

SOUTH KERN– The young Latin reggae dub band from South Kern known as Acapulco Sunrise jammed out at Narducci’s on Aug.

Her Eyes

November 12, 2011 / By

By: Gibran M. 2011

“Her Eyes”

I’ll show you my scars,

Just to compare whose is bigger.

Chained

November 12, 2011 / By

by Isidro Alejandro Gonzalez, 16, from Arvin High School  Special to South Kern Sol

 

I sit and think, will love reach my heart or is it all in vain?

From Oaxaca to Bakersfield

November 11, 2011 / By

By Stephanie Espinoza-South Kern Sol

 

Once again the Guelaguetza made its return to Bakersfield and decorated CSUB’s amphitheater with food, music, color, and art.