Posts Tagged as "South Kern"

Greenfield Youth and Families Want Their Parks Back

Jul. 27, 2013 / By
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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
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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
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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
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South Kern Sol, First Person, Staff, Posted: Jan 12, 2013
Editor’s Note: Following the December tragedy in Newtown, Conn., another small town, Taft, Calif., is reeling from a school shooting this week...

Diary Of A Teen Diet- Ibarra Eats Healthy

Oct. 21, 2012 / By
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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
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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...

Hanging Out With The Cowboys

Aug. 20, 2012 / By
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By LIZETTE MIRELES/South Kern Sol

OXNARD– As a diehard fan living in Lamont, CA, it’s only been a dream to see the Dallas Cowboys in person...

Leticia Perez Has High Hopes

Aug. 13, 2012 / By
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Leticia Perez, the newly elected 5th District Supervisor sat down with South Kern Sol Reporter CLARA BRUNO to share a little bit about herself and what she hopes to accomplish...

Cornerstone Theater: Bracero Alberto

Aug. 9, 2012 / By
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LAMONT–Last winter South Kern Sol partnered up with Cornerstone Theater to conduct story circles. These circles’ main focus was to discuss migration and each person’s ‘arrival.’ Alberto speaks from the heart when he tells the many stories and memories he experienced when working as a Bracero. ..

Unwounded Casualties of the War

Jul. 26, 2012 / By
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By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

INDEPENDENCE, CALIF.– A date which shall live in infamy,” affected the Japanese and Japanese Americans that lived in the On Feb...

A Rash Decision Leads To Expulsion

Jul. 21, 2012 / By
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By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol

ARVIN—Gustavo Hurtado Jr. knew he was graduating, so he tried out for his high school’s wrestling team...

Teen Mom Drop-Outs

Jul. 17, 2012 / By
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By Andres Garcia, 18, Lamont, CA. South Kern Sol.

As I researched the theme of adults who were high school drop-outs, I came to realize that most of those who I interviewed were Latina women who dropped out because they were/about to be teen moms...