Kern County

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden in Kern County honoring Naturalization Ceremony and farm workers

March 29, 2022 / By
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On March 28, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden attended the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization Ceremony at the National Chavez Center in remembrance of Cesar Chavez 95th birthday honoring citizens and farm workers.

McFarland High School early college program receives praise

March 24, 2022 / By
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The McFarland Unified School District partnered with Bakersfield College to offer students an early college program back in 2019.

Kegley Institute of Ethics will host Humanities Beyond Bars Symposium at CSUB

March 18, 2022 / By
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The Kegley Institute of Ethics at Cal State Bakersfield will be hosting the Humanities Beyond Bars (HBB) Symposium, a series of events April 7th and 8th, on the CSUB campus to bring together formerly incarcerated students and scholars, activists, and campus and community members for collaboration, mutual support, and knowledge sharing. 

Bakersfield City Council Moves forward with map 5B

March 17, 2022 / By
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Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement. 

Community members push back on DA Office’s proposal for PIO

March 17, 2022 / By

Community members expressed concern at Tuesday’s Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding the District Attorney’s request for Board approval for a coordinator of administrative and legislative analysis position.

Dedicated to making any impact she can Lori Pesante advocates for everyone she reaches

March 11, 2022 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.