Kern County

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.

Life Experiences Help LGBTQ Organizer Find True Calling

August 3, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

Editor’s Note: This story is part of an ongoing South Kern Sol series of profiles of local social justice activists and organizers.

December Police Shooting Ruled Within Guidelines and Policy

July 10, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

The police shooting in December 2016 that killed 76-year-old Francisco Serna has been ruled within state and federal guidelines and within Bakersfield Police Department policy.