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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.

Link Crew Program: A ‘Savior’ for Underclassmen

January 22, 2012 / By
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Melissa Niño waits for her Link Crew students./ By BERENICE SANCHEZ

by BERENICE SANCHEZ and GIBRAN ‘GIBZ’ MONCAYO/South Kern Sol

 

ARVIN–Arvin High School’s Link Crew Leaders stood out with their neon green shirts during the first week of school.

Bakersfield Pride an opportunity for advocacy

January 22, 2012 / By
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Adriana Garner/By JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO

by Gibran ‘Gibz’ Moncayo/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERSFIELD–The Bakersfield Pride Festival was filled with booths, people, and of course, a sea of the rainbow from flags hanging or waving and products with the rainbow print on them.

Bakersfield Pride a place for acceptance

January 22, 2012 / By
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A lot of love and support at Bakersfield Pride ./By CLARA BRUNO

by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

 

 

BAKERSFIELD—On Oct.

Interview with Sen. Michael Rubio

January 22, 2012 / By
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Sen. Michael Rubio during his visit to South Kern./ by JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO

Interview by CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

 

SOUTH KERN–State Sen.