For the first time in two decades, two women will serve as Kern High School District trustees, helping to steer the direction of the one of the state’s largest districts.
Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.
“Voting is one of the greatest things a young person can do to create a better future for them and for their homies and everybody that is in your generation,” he said at a youth town hall at the Bakersfield Museum of Art last month.
A ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon opened the first meeting of Bakersfield College’s newest campus club — Latinas Unidas.
The club provides students with a support group and network and a space where they feel accepted and represented.
Two students were arrested Friday after a Bakersfield High student was stabbed on campus the day before.
When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.
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.