Politics

KHSD Trustee Jeff Flores discusses redistricting and concerns of his district on In the 661

09.04.2018 / By
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Jeff Flores talks about the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict and the district’s possible solutions to the overcrowding at Arvin High School.

‘America is all we know’: As Congress waffles on finding a DACA solution, undocumented youth grow fearful

22.03.2018 / By

By Alejandra Alberto

Maria Mancilla was 3-years-old when she came to the United States.

She can’t remember anything about her birthplace, Apatzingan, Mexico — not the sweltering, year-round heat that earned the valley it’s located in the nickname “Tierra Caliente,” or the cartel violence that plagues residents in the Michoacan state.

Federal Judge Rules Kern County Violated Latino Voting Rights

24.02.2018 / By

BAKERSFIELD-, Calif.- The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) just announced that a federal judge ruled today that the redistricting decisions adopted by the Kern County Board of Supervisor’s in 2011 are in violation of the 1965 Federal Voting Rights Act and unlawfully denies Latinos to elect candidates of their choice.