Veronica Morley

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Dolores Huerta and her children speak about the family legacy

March 19, 2018 / By
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By: Veronica Morley

A packed Levan Center at Bakersfield College celebrated Dolores Huerta and her children as they spoke about her life as an activist and their family legacy.

Joey Williams talks about youth voter rates on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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By: In the 661

Joey Williams from Faith in the Valley talks about youth voter turnout in Kern County, how youth can stay informed, and the importance of youth voices when it comes to the electoral process.

In “Sermon to White America,” sociologist preaches on race, police brutality and equality

February 13, 2018 / By and
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By Veronica Morley

Sociologist Michael Eric Dyson used a mixture of humor, rhetoric and historical imagery to deliver what he described as his “Sermon to White America” Thursday at Bakersfield College, preaching about police brutality, equality and race issues in America.

Despite community outcry, KHSD has no immediate plans to build high school in Lamont

February 9, 2018 / By and
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By Veronica Morley

Lamont residents packed the Kern High School District board chambers Monday in a standing-room only meeting as they pled for trustees to approve the construction of a high school in their town.

Gurrola to critics: proposed oil regulations not a ban

January 24, 2018 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Veronica Morley

Weathering criticism of a proposed ordinance that would regulate the oil and gas industry, Arvin Mayor Jose Gurrola insisted this week that policy changes are being misunderstood and would not amount to a citywide ban.

PHOTO ESSAY: Kern Residents Rally for Healthy Communities

December 15, 2017 / By

Photos by Veronica Morley

Organizations, advocates, students and families delivered a simple message during a recent press event at the Liberty Bell: health is more than health care and everyone, particularly the most vulnerable members of our community, is at risk.