Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.
Construction crews broke ground this week on a new indoor soccer field in Rexland Acres after a coalition of community members — many of them students — fought for at least three years for state, county and grant funding.
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.
By Marcos Cabrera
After months of inaction, Arvin City Council members will decide this month whether to impose new regulations on future oil and gas facilities in the city of Arvin, potentially pushing petroleum operations back 300 feet from homes and schools.
Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.
Lorena Lara from Faith in the Valley Kern talks about what her organization is doing to protect undocumented youth in this segment of In the 661!
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!