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‘Today, I am an American’: People from around the world become citizens at Naturalization ceremony at CSUB

November 13, 2019 / By

Seventy-Five people from countries around the world gathered in Cal State Bakersfield’s Dore Theater Tuesday morning to complete the final step in becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.

Kern Complete Count Committee launches 2020 Census canvassing efforts for hard-to-count communities

November 6, 2019 / By

The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its community-based census education outreach efforts last week at the Martin Luther Kind Jr.

Census 2020: San Joaquin Valley Represents the New California

October 24, 2019 / By

We Need All Hands on Deck for Census 2020 for a Full and Accurate Count

As we gear up for the 2020 Census, we need to keep our eyes on the prize about encouraging full participation so that our communities receive the resources that they need to build new schools, roads, and other public facilities.

Information offsets fear at the Second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference

October 17, 2019 / By

Kern County residents heard from a number of immigrant rights advocates Wednesday at the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance’s second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference at Hodel’s Country Dining.

Sol on the Street: What do you think of jailing the homeless?

October 8, 2019 / By and

Kern County officials announced a possible plan last month that would decrease the homeless population on the streets.

Kern Sol News breaks down finalized public charge rule; WIC not included

October 3, 2019 / By

The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted a new “public charge” rule in August that is set to go into effect in just a few weeks.