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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McFarland leadership seeks new headquarters for police department

April 12, 2022 / By
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The McFarland library branch has recently garnered the attention of the city’s leadership as the police department is considering relocating there in order to expand its force.

“Protect the ones you love”: AOUON reveals new mural

April 8, 2022 / By

On Wednesday afternoon, All of Us or None (AOUON) unveiled their mural outside the Kentucky Street post office.

As spring break approaches, here is how you can continue to stay healthy

April 2, 2022 / By

Today, the Kern County Public Health Services Department added 13 new deaths to the COVID-19 dashboard, bringing the total amount of COVID related deaths in Kern County to 2,294.

These COVID relief programs are now being offered in Wasco and Arvin communities

March 28, 2022 / By
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Self-Help Enterprises is currently bringing COVID relief programs to the communities of Wasco and Arvin.

These programs will be available for those affected by the pandemic to help pay their mortgage, utilities, and, beginning in April, rent assistance will be available as well.

Emma De La Rosa advocates for better policies in communities that need them most

March 22, 2022 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable woman leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Five free vaccine clinics you can attend this week in Kern County

March 21, 2022 / By
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During the Friday vaccination clinic at the Mercado Latino, the first 200 people to receive their vaccine will be given a $50 gift card.

We Are Kern County delivers thousands of petition signatures to County Elections office

March 18, 2022 / By

On Thursday, the We Are Kern County coalition — a coalition of community organizations, activists, and leaders who are deeply concerned with the future of Kern county — reached an imperative milestone in their campaign to enact term limits on county elected officials and delivered nearly 30,000 signatures to the Kern County Elections office.

CA Attorney General, DPR, and San Joaquin County District Attorney secure court decision against Alpine for illegal pesticide drift

March 10, 2022 / By
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On Tuesday, California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar secured a decision by the San Joaquin County Superior Court against Alpine Helicopter Service, Inc.

Kern County Public Health is launching the Know Your Numbers program in Taft

March 8, 2022 / By
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On Monday, the Kern County Public Health Services Department launched their Know Your Numbers program in Taft at the Taft Branch Library.

BCSD prepares for annual band, orchestra, and choir festivals

March 3, 2022 / By
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Yesterday the Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) announced that the dates of both the 15th annual Junior High/Middle School Band and Orchestra Standards Festival and the 5th annual Junior High/Middle School Choir Standards Festival.