Beyond Kern

South Kern Sol’s executive director inspires youth to lift up their voices and dream big

October 14, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Delano leader carries on mother’s legacy with pesticide and youth advocacy

October 12, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

‘You have to write your own history’: BC Professor inspires, informs generations of students of a history their parents took part in

October 7, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Raymond Gonzales, the ‘Godfather of Bakersfield Chicano Movement,’ remembered as a community hero

October 6, 2018 / By
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Before he passed, Raymond Gonzales had one request for his memorial service: that his loved ones tell the truth and speak from the heart, and that’s exactly what they did Friday morning.

Academy Award-winning actor Common coming to Bakersfield for youth town hall

October 3, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common is heading to Bakersfield next week to inspire Kern County youth to be socially active by using their voices to advocate for healthy and inclusive communities.

Residents: In District Four town hall, Vallejo loses support and Gonzales’ inexperience shows

September 6, 2018 / By

By Adela Aguirre

Community members learned a little more about candidates running for the hotly contested District Four county supervisor seat Aug.