Kern County

Female leaders hope to ‘inspire, empower’ women with march

January 12, 2018 / By and
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Dean Welliver

Millions of women will band together next week in cities across the nation in a monumental march for female empowerment as they plan to flex their political might — and for the first time, Kern County will take part.

Kern County Youth Welcome 2018 With Resolutions

January 6, 2018 / By and
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South Kern Sol, Sol on the Street, Dean Welliver

The beginning of a new year is a time where many people reflect about their experiences from the previous year and make goals for what they would like to accomplish in the upcoming year.

Queer Trans Youth Summit Teaches How To Better Your Community

December 12, 2017 / By and
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South Kern Sol, Community Voices, Chyna Patz

On Nov. 17-19, I attended the 3rd Annual Queer and Trans Youth Leadership Summit with three other LGBTQ youth from the Dolores Huerta Foundation youth group: Teens 4 Equality.

Kern County Observes World AIDS Day in Powerful Series of Events

December 8, 2017 / By
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Dean Welliver

Kern County recognized World AIDS Day 2017 with a comprehensive series of events focused on awareness, education, prevention, and remembrance, including the Kern County HIV Partnership’s World AIDS Day Resource Fair and the Bakersfield AIDS Project’s 24th annual World AIDS Day Vigil.

Lawsuit Claims Past Board Of Supervisors Redistricting Violates Federal Voting Law

December 4, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Emma Gallegos

Kern County diluted the voting power of Latinos when it drew district lines for the Board of Supervisors in 2011, according to a case that goes to trial in a federal court in Fresno today.

Kern County General Plan Moves Forward

August 26, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

The Kern County General Plan has ended the workshop stage and has moved onto it’s next step.