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Comic book fans get ready for Bakersfield Comic Con 2011

January 6, 2012 / By
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by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol



BAKERSFIELD- On Sunday Nov. 6, the Bakersfield Comic Con will be back for its fourth exciting year.

KC Board orders the closure of Community Recycling

January 5, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD–On Nov. 15 Kern County Board of Supervisors ordered the closure of Community Recycling Center located in Arvin after the death of two employees.

Cal/OSHA investigates Community Recycling

January 5, 2012 / By
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by Fabian Gonzalez/South Kern Sol

ARVIN– Committee For a Better Arvin, community members and Brian Baubenviscel from Cal/OSHA met in November to discuss Arvin residents’ concerns and complaints against Community Recycling Center.

Soccer: more than a passion, a style of life

January 5, 2012 / By
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by DIANA CISNEROS/South Kern Sol

GREENFIELD–Though many people have multiple passions in life. For some people, a single passion- is their life.

Weitz And Huerta Unite For A Good Cause

January 4, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD—October 18 was a special day for the movie ‘A Better Life’ in Kern County.

43 Years After Walkouts, Are Latino Students Better Off?

December 9, 2011 / By
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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

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



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