The California Department of Pesticide Regulation plans to ban a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos — after research found health risks related to the pesticide, officials said Wednesday.
South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, hosted a concert Thursday, featuring East LA Band Las Cafeteras and local band Velorio.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.
Even as young as she was, Mexican immigrant Reyna Grande knew that when she started to dream in English, she had lost a part of herself.
BY: Emma Gallegos for South Kern Sol
When Tracy Correa Lopez decided to apply for a spot on the Measure N Citizens’ Oversight Committee, she figured she would make a good candidate.
Should felons have voting rights? Students and inmates discussed this question in January at Cal State Bakersfield’s Ethics Bowl in the Tehachapi prison.