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.
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.
By Adeyinka Glover
I’m often asked, “What are you allergic to?”
I always respond, “Everything.”
When this topic is brought up, I try to change the subject.
Beginning next week, Dignity Health will offer free drive-thru flu vaccine clinics. The free clinics are for those 18 years or older.
Jesus Rodriguez feeds America.
Rodriguez, 34, spends most of his days toiling in the fields south of Bakersfield picking grapes, but despite that, cannot afford to always feed his own family — especially in the summer when rising temperatures results in fewer hours worked in the field.