South Kern Sol, News Report, Veronica Morley
Weathering criticism of a proposed ordinance that would regulate the oil and gas industry, Arvin Mayor Jose Gurrola insisted this week that policy changes are being misunderstood and would not amount to a citywide ban.
By South Kern Sol
Photos by: Valerie Gorospe
A new long-awaited regulation on pesticides putting limits on its use near schools and day-care centers may only be an imaginary buffer zone to the reality of its dangers, according to critics of the new rule.
By Cassidy Shepard
On April 26, the president signed an executive order that will directly impact Kern County. This order demands a review of designations, including national parks.
By Randy Villegas
Community members and advocates held a press conference outside the Kern County Superior Court on June 13, just minutes before a court hearing on a lawsuit against a Kern County ordinance.
By Michael Wafford, Arvin Tiller
After several years, the Arvin Community Services District will be receiving a grant for the Brown and Bryant Superfund site from the Environmental Protection Agency.
By Phoenix Hailing, Photo by Kody Stoebig
Editor’s Note: Phoenix Hailing of Highland High School, 18, gave this speech at the “Day of Resistance” community march and rally held on May 1 at Mill Creek Linear Park in downtown Bakersfield.