Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

Jeremy Tobias talks about CAPK programs on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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Jeremy Tobias, executive director at CAPK, shares about the various  programs and work they do in the community here on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.

Joey Williams talks about youth voter rates on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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Joey Williams from Faith in the Valley talks about youth voter turnout in Kern County, how youth can stay informed, and the importance of youth voices when it comes to the electoral process.

Faheemah Salad Din on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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By: In the 661

Faheemah Salahud-Din of First and Always Melanin talks about how her organization was born, the #BlackLivesMatter movement and offers reactions to the Black Panther film!

Thousands Take to the Streets For Women’s March Kern County

January 27, 2018 / By and
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Article by Marilu Cisneros, South Kern Sol

Photos by Marisol Sanchez Verdin

Hundreds of women descended upon downtown Bakersfield Saturday, marching, chanting and sharing inspirational stories of female empowerment during Kern County’s first Women’s March.

Kern County Observes World AIDS Day in Powerful Series of Events

December 8, 2017 / By
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Dean Welliver

Kern County recognized World AIDS Day 2017 with a comprehensive series of events focused on awareness, education, prevention, and remembrance, including the Kern County HIV Partnership’s World AIDS Day Resource Fair and the Bakersfield AIDS Project’s 24th annual World AIDS Day Vigil.

Kern County General Plan Moves Forward

August 26, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

The Kern County General Plan has ended the workshop stage and has moved onto it’s next step.

South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

July 8, 2014 / By
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“South Kern Sol is a youth-led community news platform”

South Kern Sol will hold a press conference at the Brower Building’s Conference Room on Wednesday July 9, to introduce the inaugural issue of our community wellness print publication.

Smart Meters Make Their Way to the Valley

September 20, 2012 / By
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Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol


BAKERSFIELD– Southern California Edison (SCE) is preparing to install the last of the nearly five million new smart meters being replaced between 2009-2012 all over Southern California and in valley cities starting this September.

Teens Making Their Way As Young Mothers

July 3, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD– With Kern County being the second highest in the state for  teen pregnancy rates, South Kern Sol wanted to take a look at what becomes of a teen after she becomes a mom.

Perez Hopes To Represent The 5th District

June 3, 2012 / By
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Leticia Perez dances with an elderly man during a campaign rally at Lamont Park./ Photo by CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

LAMONT—With the June 5 primary elections only days away, 5th District Supervisor candidate Leticia Perez is not slowing down.