BY ERICK JARED
I’ve grown up watching my mother cook almost all her meals with one staple ingredient — la cebolla, or an onion.
Photos by Lizette Chavez
Carlito’s feet sank a foot into the mud as he hummed along to Trap music over the repeated snapping of branches.
Jose Mireles and his wife, Diana, have lived in Lamont for decades. Throughout their time living in the rural community, they have had multiple family members stay with them due to a lack of affordable housing.
Dozens of Kern County employees and residents living in rural communities advocated for more money to be allocated to their departments and communities during the second meeting to discuss the recommended county budget.
Photo above: A youth volunteer with the Greenfield Walking Group distributes fresh melons to the attendees.
Ridgeview High senior Harvin Kaur has been elected President of the Sikh Honors and Service Society and the class Vice President.