South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

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Too Soon to Celebrate President’s Immigration Order Too Soon to Celebrate President’s Immigration Order

Too Soon to Celebrate President’s Immigration Order

By Gonzalo Santos, Commentary, South Kern Sol On June 30th, President Obama announced, after months of deliberate delays, that he was giving up on the Republicans in Congress to come up with a bipartisan immigration reform he could sign this year. He stated he was going to begin to take action on his own “at the […]

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Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup

Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup

By Chris Romo Pictured above: Israel Munoz During Word Cup season, it can become hard to find a Mexico jersey in South Kern. Costco had them last week and ran out in a matter of days. The excitement is in the air when Mexico is playing; local restaurants are filled with people wearing green or […]

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What Are You Doing to Save Water? What Are You Doing to Save Water?

What Are You Doing to Save Water?

What Are You Doing to Save Water? By Daniel Jimenez It has been five months since Governor Jerry Brown asked Californians to use 20 percent less water. According to the Greenfield Water District, residents have reduced their water usage by 15 percent since last year. Arvin Community Services District has seen a 14 percent decrease. […]

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South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

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Jul 8, 2014 19:12

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Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

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 […]

Jan 11, 2014 1:04

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College & Kern: Local Students Changing The Odds (Part II)

College & Kern: Local Students Changing The Odds (Part II)

By Erika Villaseñor Ed. Note: Graduation season is here and for many students that means the start of a new life. Some are graduating high school and heading off to college, while others are graduating college and deciding which career path they will take as they enter the workforce. South Kern Sol interviewed college graduates […]

Jun 9, 2014 20:47

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

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

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. The 4th annual “Live the […]

May 1, 2014 20:52

Beyond South Kern Sol

South Kern Sol Launches Bilingual Print Publication

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Too Soon to Celebrate President’s Immigration Order

By Gonzalo Santos, Commentary, South Kern Sol On June 30th, President Obama announced, after months of deliberate delays, that he was giving up on the Republicans in Congress to come up with a bipartisan immigration reform he could sign this year. He stated he was going to begin to take action on his own “at the […]

Why South Kern Youth Root For Mexico in the World Cup

By Chris Romo Pictured above: Israel Munoz During Word Cup season, it can become hard to find a Mexico jersey in South Kern. Costco had them last week and ran out in a matter of days. The excitement is in the air when Mexico is playing; local restaurants are filled with people wearing green or […]

What Are You Doing to Save Water?

What Are You Doing to Save Water? By Daniel Jimenez It has been five months since Governor Jerry Brown asked Californians to use 20 percent less water. According to the Greenfield Water District, residents have reduced their water usage by 15 percent since last year. Arvin Community Services District has seen a 14 percent decrease. […]

Should the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees Racially Reflect its Students?

  By Alfredo Camacho A seat in the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees is opening up for election. Though the board oversees the policies that affect schools that are predominantly Latino, the board’s only Latino member is a student, and that student doesn’t have the power to vote. According to the KCCD, in […]

Starting a National Conversation About Boys and Men of Color

            By Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Richmond Pulse Last February, President Obama announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative to foster collaboration between private businesses, non-profits and local governments to support young men of color. It was in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death two years earlier, that the President had ordered his […]

Mixtec Parents Cook Up Community

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol LAMONT, Calif.– About twenty parents squatted onto children’s seats and huddled around a short table to share what they had just made in their cooking course: a mango and black bean dish. Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s (CAPSLO) cooking course, a recent addition to monthly meetings […]

College & Kern: Local Students Changing The Odds (Part I)

By Yultzin Angeles Ed. Note: Graduation season is here and for many students that means the start of a new life. Some are graduating high school and heading off to college, while others are graduating college and deciding which career path they will take as they enter the workforce. South Kern Sol interviewed graduates from […]

The New Face of Faith: Fewer Catholic Latinos

By Leonel Martínez, Special for South Kern Sol I must have been in third grade at Lamont School when our teacher scolded us for being Catholic. The cafeteria served oven-fried chicken for lunch that day, and when the kids carried their trays back to be washed, most of them were empty. Except for the chicken, […]

Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

New America Media, Interview, Peter Schurmann   Traducción al español Pictured above: UC President Janet Napolitano speaks with New America Media education editor Peter Schurmann about the UC-Mexico Initiative. Editor’s Note: University of California President Janet Napolitano recently returned from a two-day trip to Mexico, where she met with government officials and academics to discuss […]