Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

Environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District

May 26, 2023 / By
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A lawsuit was filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Valley Air District) by San Joaquin Valley environmental justice advocates with the Central Valley Air Quality Coalition, Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment, Committee for a Better Arvin, Committee for a Better Shafter, and Delano Guardians. 

UCLA and Kern County collaborate to empower high school students with free college-level education course

May 25, 2023 / By
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This summer, UCLA will be partnering with Kern County to offer a free college-level course in Education via Zoom where Kern County students will be paired with a college mentor and receive college units. 

High school students in Delano harvest success: balancing work, family, and college dreams in the fields

May 25, 2023 / By
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In the community of Delano, there are many high school students who often get jobs while in school in order to save up money for college.

Local leaders discuss how they prioritize their mental health

May 19, 2023 / By
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Prioritizing mental health can be difficult for many people especially when busy. Many local leaders have a variety of roles that keep them on the go every day.

Mental Health Awareness Month: sparking conversations, breaking stigmas, and seeking help

May 19, 2023 / By
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May is mental health awareness month and to Yanin Ayon this month is about sparking conversations and allowing people to ask questions and be able to talk about mental health without fear of judgment. 

ACLU filed a lawsuit against Kern County to stop plea mill

May 12, 2023 / By
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The American Civil Liberties Union and Willkie Far & Gallagher LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of three Kern County residents and the United Farm Workers against Kern County for operating a plea mill.

The battle between big oil and Central Valley residents: targeting low-income and communities of color

May 11, 2023 / By
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The battle between the Big Oil industry and Central Valley residents continues as the industry persists to target low-income and communities of color.

Health4Kern Coalition urges residents to prioritize healthcare and renew Medi-Cal coverage

May 10, 2023 / By
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Tuesday, outside the 1st Street Clinica Sierra Vista office, the #Health4Kern (H4K) Coalition held a press conference encouraging residents to prioritize their healthcare and not delay doctor visits.

STD rates in Kern County: a Q&A with Patrick Salazar from Kern Public Health Department

May 5, 2023 / By
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With Sexually Transmitted Diseases and infections on the rise in Kern County, Kern Sol News spoke to Patrick Salazar, the program manager with the Kern County Public Health Department.

Bakersfield hosts Southeast Strong Fest to showcase Transformative Climate Communities projects

May 4, 2023 / By
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On May 13, the City of Bakersfield will be hosting the Southeast Strong Fest for community members to learn about how City staff are working to transform the community.