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

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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.

GBLA names new executive director

February 22, 2024 / By
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On Tuesday, February 20, the Board of Directors of the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc. (GBLA) announced Valentin Narvaez, Esq.

Y2LEF empowers Kern County students with scholarships, offers opportunities for higher education

February 15, 2024 / By

From now until March 2, the Youth 2 Leaders Education Foundation (Y2LEF) will accept applications for their Kern County students’ scholarship program.

Free fitness and nutrition classes making their way into Bakersfield

February 7, 2024 / By
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Starting tomorrow, February 8, the Kern County Public Health Department will begin hosting its Know Your Numbers Program in Bakersfield at the Bakersfield Community House at Mill Creek Park.

Kern County Public Works prepares communities for heavy rainfall with free sand distribution

February 2, 2024 / By

The Kern County Public Works office has delivered free sand to nine different locations throughout Kern County in anticipation of the upcoming storm and heavy rainfall.