With winter break just weeks away, the food pantry at Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield are preparing to close for winter break, but that doesn’t mean student hunger takes a break.
Third-grade teacher Laura Afifi likes her students to be stress free. She knows she can’t control tensions at home, but one stress factor she can control is the amount of homework assigned to her students.
In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.
Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.
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.
This weekend, assemblyman Rudy Salas is hosting two free self-defense classes, which will provide participants an opportunity to learn self-defense techniques while gaining valuable information and strategies for avoiding potentially dangerous situations.