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Why Aren’t More Youth Applying for DACA?

Oct. 7, 2013 / By


By Nancy Lopez for South Kern Sol

Nearly fifteen months after the Obama administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), approximately half of all eligible immigrants in California have yet to apply.The

Q&A: 63-Year-Old CSUB Professor Walks 285 Miles for his DREAMER Students

Sep. 21, 2013 / By


By Daniel Jimenez for South Kern Sol

On Labor Day, thousands of activists came together in Bakersfield to welcome 15 individuals, who walked 285 miles in 21 days from Sacramento to Bakersfield to advocate for immigration reform for the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country...

One Year Later, Greenfield Locals Seeing Benefits of Garden

Sep. 14, 2013 / By


By Chris Romo for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – About a year ago, the City of Bakersfield offered a plot of land in southeast Bakersfield to the Greenfield Walking Group, to plant a community garden...

My Bullying Story

Sep. 11, 2013 / By
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By Malcolm Rivera for South Kern Sol

I’m what many students would consider to be a nerd, geek, dweeb, or whatever term you prefer...

Caravana Pro-inmigración Sacude A Bakersfield

Aug. 21, 2013 / By
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Por Daniel Jimenez  / South Kern Sol

Este pasado miércoles 14 de agosto tuve la oportunidad de asistir a un gran evento pro-inmigrante donde activistas y organizadores por los derechos de los inmigrantes se convocaron en la ciudad de Bakersfield para exigirle al congresista republicano Kevin McCarthy, el tercer líder más poderoso de los congresistas republicanos, y al resto de la cámara de representantes, su apoyo para una reforma justa y con camino a la ciudadanía para más de 11 millones de indocumentados en este país...

Growing Up With Domestic Violence, and Learning to Live With the Scars

Aug. 14, 2013 / By

By Malcolm Rivera / South Kern Sol

I’m going to relate a story from my past to you...

Greenfield Youth and Families Want Their Parks Back

Jul. 27, 2013 / By


South Kern Sol, Reyna Olaguez

BAKERSFIELD – Residents of Greenfield, a neighborhood in southeast Bakersfield, are becoming increasingly disturbed by the amounts of broken glass, and cigarette and cigar butts, that are littering play areas in Rexland Acres Park. ..

In Central Valley, College Students Spend Summer Vacation in the Fields

Jul. 21, 2013 / By


South Kern Sol / New America Media, News Report, Erika Hernandez

ARVIN, Calif. — This small town in South Kern County is home to many farmworkers, including young college students eager to make some cash during their summer break...

Walking Toward Community Health, Safety

Feb. 17, 2013 / By

By Gladys Colotl/South Kern Sol

GREENFIELD– The Greenfield Walking Group has achieved another goal in their quest in getting their community healthier: they’re a non-profit organization...

With Taft Shooting, Small Towns No Longer a Safe Haven

Jan. 16, 2013 / By

South Kern Sol, First Person, Staff, Posted: Jan 12, 2013
Editor’s Note: Following the December tragedy in Newtown, Conn.,..

Diary Of A Teen Diet- Ibarra Eats Healthy

Oct. 21, 2012 / By

Diary Of A Teen Diet takes a snapshot of what South Kern teens eat on an average day...

Breaking From The Teen Mom Trend

Sep. 22, 2012 / By


LAMONT– Coming from a Hispanic family, Mercedes Garcia, 15, is under the impression that she will become pregnant by the age of 16...