Housing authority providing financial assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

September 3, 2021 / By

The Kern County Housing Authority is currently accepting applications for their Rent and Utility Assistance Program, a program that provides short-term assistance for rent and/or utility costs.

Dolores Huerta Cultural Center to be built in downtown Bakersfield

August 13, 2021 / By

Assemblymember Salas (D – Bakersfield) joined Dolores Huerta and other local leaders to celebrate the $15 million in funding secured by Salas in the 2021-2022 state budget.

Gov. Newsom Passes California Comeback Plan, Provides Statewide Relief

July 16, 2021 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed off on his California Comeback Plan on Monday—a $100 billion plan that is being called the “biggest economic recovery package in California’s history.”

Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio announces bid for Congress

May 12, 2021 / By

Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio announced his bid for Congress in California’s 21st Congressional District Wednesday morning.

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.