South Kern Sol
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Why Aren’t More Youth Applying for DACA?
By Nancy Lopez for South Kern Sol
Q&A: 63-Year-Old CSUB Professor Walks 285 Miles for his DREAMER Students
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Diary Of A Teen Diet takes a snapshot of what South Kern teens eat on an average day...
Breaking From The Teen Mom Trend
By ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol
LAMONT– Coming from a Hispanic family, Mercedes Garcia, 15, is under the impression that she will become pregnant by the age of 16...