A Cause Worth Trimming For

By Lynnete Layus For years I have kept extremely long hair going past my waist. I had been meaning to have it cut for months, but it wasn’t until recently that I finally decided to…

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Prop. 47 Can Turn 2016 into the ‘Year of Mercy’

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Joey Williams Pope Francis has declared 2016 the “Year of Mercy,” and that could not be more true for hundreds of people across California who are being redeemed by Prop 47….


Youth Summit and Talent Show, Jan. 22

Students, mark your calendars for a Youth Summit and Talent Show to be held Jan. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2216 17th St. in Bakersfield. The event is…