Daniel Lopez knew he wanted to help his community, but he wasn’t sure how.
It took a class in public health sciences at Bakersfield College for him to realize his calling.
After community members and education advocates have asked the Bakersfield City School District for months where summer school funds are being disbursed, the district announced Tuesday it will put the money into revamped after school programs for the next school year.
Ahead of a slew of proposed legislation that would reign in charter school growth statewide, a consortium of local business owners are seeking to establish a charter high school in central Bakersfield that would focus on business and entrepreneurship.
The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its 2020 Census Outreach Campaign Monday morning outside the Beale Memorial Library, with a goal to raise awareness and educate the community on the count.
Féi Hernandez, a poet and teacher, drove all the way from Inglewood to attend Bakersfield’s LGBTQ Youth Summit this month at Cal State Bakersfield.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.