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Initiative Brings Water Stations to South Kern Schools

August 2, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

LAMONT, Calif. – In late July The California Endowment announced that this fall, hundreds of Agua4all water stations will be installed throughout schools and public spaces in South Kern and the Eastern Coachella valley.

No Guidelines from State About DACA Medi-Cal Eligibility

July 31, 2014 / By








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KHSD Proposed Budget Puts Money In All The Wrong Places, Advocates Say

July 30, 2014 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Local advocacy groups held a press conference in front of the offices of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools on July 8, urging the superintendent to reject the Kern High School District’s proposed budget, which they say does not follow the Local Control Funding Formula (or LCFF) regulations.

Transit Strikers Demand Better Pay, Full Time Work

July 24, 2014 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho

photo: Kathy Best, GET employee

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Drivers and mechanics for Golden Empire Transit (GET), who have been on strike since July 15, continue to picket downtown and at GET’s northeast offices.

South Kern Sol Accepting Applications

July 22, 2014 / By

South Kern Sol is looking for a few great student reporters to add to our team. 

Youth Depression Thrives on Silence – California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

July 22, 2014 / By

photo: Valerie Klinker (center), a NAM videographer, presents a short film as part of a panel on youth depression.On

Lessons Learned from Father’s Deadly Encounter with a Deputy

July 15, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Three years after former NFL player David Lee “Deacon” Turner was shot and killed by Kern County Sheriffs on July 10, family and friends gathered at the scene of the shooting at the Fastrip convenience store on the corner of Mount Vernon and Niles to memorialize his death.

South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

July 8, 2014 / By
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“South Kern Sol is a youth-led community news platform”

South Kern Sol will hold a press conference at the Brower Building’s Conference Room on Wednesday July 9, to introduce the inaugural issue of our community wellness print publication.

Too Soon to Celebrate President’s Immigration Order

July 3, 2014 / By
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By Gonzalo Santos, Commentary, South Kern Sol

On June 30th, President Obama announced, after months of deliberate delays, that he was giving up on the Republicans in Congress to come up with a bipartisan immigration reform he could sign this year.

Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup

June 27, 2014 / By

By Chris Romo

Pictured above: Israel Munoz

During Word Cup season, it can become hard to find a Mexico jersey in South Kern.