South Kern

Photo Essay: Building Healthy Communities Resident and Youth Summits

April 2, 2015 / By

By Sabrina Garcia & Luis

Photo: Building Healthy Communities South Kern youth

In late March, Building Healthy Communities South Kern (BHC-SK) held their first-ever Resident and Youth Summit at Arvin High School.

Faith Leader Sees ‘Year of Jubilee’ in Kern

March 24, 2015 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

Photo above: Joey Williams

When it comes to the future of communities in Kern County, Joey Williams is optimistic.

Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

January 11, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. —  About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan.

Saving Tips for the Holidays

November 26, 2013 / By
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By Maneli Ortiz for South Kern Sol

The holidays are around the corner, and if careful planning is not on your list, then the holidays can leave you financially drained. 

Vidak-Perez Election Turns Out Few Kern County Voters

August 16, 2013 / By
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By Donna Europa for South Kern Sol

ARVIN, Calif. – In the wake of the July 23rd special election pitting Republican Andy Vidak against Democrat Leticia Perez for the State Senate District 16, South Kern Sol asked Kern County residents what kept voter turnout at a low 4%.

A Shooting Star Wish

June 16, 2012 / By
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Courtesy NASA

A bright night hits the ocean waves.

Ocean currents hit the soft sand.

I sit next to its bed, full of advantage and comfort,

it has made me endure.