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CSUB students and community members attend vigil to mourn Palestinian lives

June 18, 2024 / By

Nearly 50 students and community members gathered together to attend a vigil held at Cal State University Bakersfield (CSUB) to mourn and honor the Palestinian lives lost by Israel’s military on June 7. 

Free breakfast, lunch available for Kern County students this summer

June 14, 2024 / By

From now until July 12, the Kern High School District (KHSD) is providing all Kern County students ages two through 18 with free breakfast and lunch every day. 

Vivian Cao’s journey from advocacy to action in Kern County

May 29, 2024 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable AAPI leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

10-Point Plan to Beautify Bakersfield announced by Governor Newsom

May 21, 2024 / By
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As California continues to make public safety and quality of life improvements across California, Governor Gavin Newsom announced new actions to enhance beautification efforts in Bakersfield and the surrounding region; these actions will improve street safety and enrich public spaces while adding to the state programs already in place.

Sol on the Street: Climate change and is government doing enough?

May 8, 2024 / By
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The month of March marked the tenth consecutive month that had record-breaking temperatures, this is the hottest it has ever been in human history.

Kern County gears up to ‘Break the Stigma’ for Mental Health Awareness Month

April 30, 2024 / By
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With tomorrow being the start of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kern Behavior Health and Recovery Services (KernBHRS) will be holding several outreach and education events and activities across Kern County.