Sup. Perez Brings New Playground to Lamont Park

October 10, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

LAMONT, Calif. — Over a hundred community members gathered at Lamont Park on October 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the park’s new playground.

Annual “Live the Challenge” Campaign Ended with Lively 5k, 10k Races

May 1, 2014 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

LAMONT, Calif. – In spite of a surprise winter storm the night before, close to 100 South Kern residents came together on April 26 to celebrate the completion of the “Live the Challenge” campaign, where participants devoted 100 days to a healthier lifestyle.

Why I Worked to Restrict Tobacco and Alcohol Use in South Kern Parks, and How We Won

February 24, 2014 / By

By Chris Romo for South Kern Sol

“The purpose of life is not to be happy.

Safety and Water Among Top Issues for South Kern Residents

February 11, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

This past Thursday South Kern Sol attended the Building Healthy Communities Central Table Meeting, a community-wide collaboration opportunity informing members of local issues, such as proposed changes to discipline in area schools, addressing access to fresh fruits and vegetables, neighborhood security, and environmental issues.

“This Used To Be the Park You Avoided”

November 20, 2013 / By

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This past Thursday, community members and local leaders gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Rexland Acres Park in Southeast Bakersfield, to celebrate improvements that intend to make the park a friendlier place for families.

Greenfield Youth and Families Want Their Parks Back

July 23, 2013 / By
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By Reyna Olaguez / South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – Residents of Greenfield, a neighborhood in southeast Bakersfield, are becoming increasingly disturbed by the amounts of broken glass, and cigarette and cigar butts, that are littering play areas in Rexland Acres Park.