Kern County

La Cebolla: Rich in flavor, painful in the body

August 19, 2019 / By

BY ERICK JARED

I’ve grown up watching my mother cook almost all her meals with one staple ingredient — la cebolla, or an onion.

‘It’s just what I have to do’: Teen toils in fields to help keep food on his family’s table

August 12, 2019 / By

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.

New affordable housing complex to come to Lamont; sparks hope in residents for future growth

July 31, 2019 / By

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.

Advocates ask supervisors to allocate money in annual budget for infrastructure improvement projects in rural areas of Kern

July 30, 2019 / By

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.

Tackling food insecurity: Lamont farmers market feeds thousands

July 24, 2019 / By

Photo above: A youth volunteer with the Greenfield Walking Group distributes fresh melons to the attendees.

Q&A: Ridgeview High student works towards raising awareness of Sikh community and giving students more opportunity

May 22, 2019 / By

Ridgeview High senior Harvin Kaur has been elected President of the Sikh Honors and Service Society and the class Vice President.