Kern Sol News looking to hire: project coordinator, reporter

August 30, 2021 / By

POSITION: Project Coordinator and Reporter

LOCATION: Kern County, California

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The South Kern Sol youth media program was launched in 2011 to train young people living in South Kern County in media production skills and to provide a distribution outlet to share their stories with a wider audience.

Bakersfield, Kern County look to revise homeless ordinances

August 30, 2021 / By

Following Los Angeles approving a new bill to restrict homeless encampments, Bakersfield and Kern County are also looking to revise homeless ordinances.

New Arvin Police Station Gets Denied

August 27, 2021 / By

Because of its antiquated state, Arvin Police Chief Eddie Brock and the city staff requested a proposal for the construction of a new police facility.

Arvin City Council approves development of cannabis manufacturing facility

July 21, 2021 / By

The Arvin City Council unanimously approved last week the development of a cannabis manufacturing facility.

The council approved the development agreement between the City of Arvin, FSBT Holdings, and Jam Realty Holdings, the owner of the property, for the development of a commercial cannabis operation, located on South Derby Street.

Gov. Newsom Passes California Comeback Plan, Provides Statewide Relief

July 16, 2021 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed off on his California Comeback Plan on Monday—a $100 billion plan that is being called the “biggest economic recovery package in California’s history.”

Housing advocate raises awareness of tenant rights during pandemic before funding ends next month

May 11, 2021 / By

Emma De La Rosa grew up in public housing apartments off of Edison Highway and Oswell.