Kern County

Living Fa’a-Samoa: Shafter football coach on coaching and culture

June 6, 2024 / By

Fa’a-Samoa, known as the Samoan way of doing things, is what Konelio Maino Jr, 32, likes to live by throughout his life of coaching, the man he tries to be, and someday teach his future children.

Farmworkers killed in 1948 plane crash near Coalinga to be honored

June 5, 2024 / By

Then-Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno Bishop Armando X. Ochoa presides at the Mass and blessing honoring the victims of the 1948 Coalinga plane crash.

Afghan refugees resettled in Mojave adjust to a new life in a new country

May 31, 2024 / By and
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The remote Kern County desert community of Mojave 61 miles east from Bakersfield has one grocery store, limited transportation service, and hasn’t had a hospital in more than 50 years, according to Ted Hodgkins, president of the Mojave Chamber of Commerce.

Scrivner investigation currently in the hands of California Attorney General’s Office

May 22, 2024 / By
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Kern Sol News has learned that the California Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the child molestation case against Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner. 

Wonderful Company asks court to throw out new card check unionization law

May 13, 2024 / By
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Farming empire Wonderful Company filed a lawsuit in Kern County Superior Court Monday afternoon, claiming that the state’s new unionization card check law is illegal and should be nullified. 

CSUB students and faculty march in support for Palestine

May 9, 2024 / By
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College students throughout the nation have been protesting and having encampments on campuses in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and have called for universities to divest from companies that support and fund Israel.