Victoria Rodgers

Victoria Rodgers is an editor and reporter for Kern Sol News. Born in Bakersfield, CA, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Rockford University in Illinois. She can be reached at victoria@southkernsol.org.

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California launches CalKIDS: every child’s path to college savings

April 18, 2024 / By
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California has launched a program that aims to make the dream of getting a college education a reality for every child in the State. 

Nick Hill takes the helm as Interim Executive Director of MLKcommUNITY Initiative

April 11, 2024 / By
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Today, Nick Hill was named the Interim Executive Director of the Circle of Life Development Foundation, also known as the MLKcommUNITY Initiative, which is an economic development organization dedicated to fostering growth and prosperity in the community. 

President Biden unveils ambitious plan to benefit over 30 million Americans

April 10, 2024 / By
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President Joe Biden announced his new plans to deliver student debt relief to over 30 million Americans when combined with previous actions under his administration.

California Volunteers: Join the movement to transform communities through service

April 4, 2024 / By
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California Volunteers, also known as California Service Corps, is currently looking for California residents interested in joining one of their many programs to help communities by taking climate action, tutoring and mentoring students to help them succeed, supporting regions impacted by disasters, working to end hunger, and connecting vulnerable people to vital resources and services. 

Controversy surrounds launch of CalCapture project amid community concerns

March 27, 2024 / By
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Despite concerns from residents and community-based organizations, the California Resources Corporation (CRC) will be launching CalCapture, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that will capture carbon dioxide from the Elk Hills Power plant and inject it deep underground for permanent sequestration in depleted underground reservoirs.

Southeast Strong update meetings announced

March 19, 2024 / By
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The City of Bakersfield is continuing to keep the community informed and engaged with its Southeast Strong community project as they’ve planned three more community update meetings in the coming days.

CA appeals court deems County’s oil and gas permitting illegal

March 15, 2024 / By
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A March 7 decision by a California appeals court has resulted in Kern County being directed to set aside its permitting ordinance.

CA Attorney General resolves Tenant Protection Act violations in Bakersfield settlement

March 1, 2024 / By
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Yesterday, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a settlement with two separate Bakersfield landlords and their property management company, Clemmer & Company for their multiple violations of the Tenant Protection Act (TPA) and their violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.

California officials urge voters to prepare for Presidential Primary Election on March 5, 2024

February 29, 2024 / By
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California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber want all Californians to know their rights and legal protections as voters as they fulfill their civic duty.

Free workshop by CSUB and partners to educate on renters’ rights and protections

February 27, 2024 / By
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On Friday, March 1, the CSUB Legal Information and Support Clinic, the Law Firm of H.A.