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.
Following Los Angeles approving a new bill to restrict homeless encampments, Bakersfield and Kern County are also looking to revise homeless ordinances.
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.
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.
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.”
Emma De La Rosa grew up in public housing apartments off of Edison Highway and Oswell.