Three State Vaccination Clinics Now Open in Arvin, Rosamond, and Wasco

February 25, 2021 / By

Three new vaccine State clinics in Arvin, Rosamond, and Wasco are now open on myturn.ca.gov.

Currently, residents who are healthcare workers, 65 years of age or older, education and childcare workers, emergency services workers, and food and agriculture workers are eligible to be vaccinated.

Kern Sol News is hiring: Project Coordinator, reporter

February 22, 2021 / By


POSITION: Project Coordinator and Reporter

LOCATION: Kern County, California

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The South Kern Sol youth media program was launched in 2011 to train young people living in South Kern County in media production skills and to provide a distribution outlet to share their stories with a wider audience.

Governor appoints first Latina to sit on Kern County Superior Court

December 22, 2020 / By

The Governor has appointed the first Latina judge to sit on the Kern County Superior Court for California’s Superior Court.

ACLU Foundation files lawsuit against City of McFarland over ‘unlawful’ approval of ICE detention center, says city violated Brown Act

August 25, 2020 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, with attorney Paul Nicholas Boylan, filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of McFarland and its city council, according to a news release.

Judge temporarily blocks GEO’s ability to turn prisons into immigration detention centers in McFaralnd

August 11, 2020 / By

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in favor of a preliminary injunction that blocks GEO Inc.’s and the City of McFarland’s ability to act on permits that would allow GEO to turn two state prisons in McFarland to immigration detention centers.

City of Delano begins installing cameras around town to assist with investigations, considers installing more at parks

August 11, 2020 / By

The City of Delano began installing surveillance cameras around town last week as a way to help the police department with investigations.