Residents Urged To Protect Themselves Against West Nile Virus

While it has been around for more than 60 years, the first case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Kern County was confirmed by the Kern County Public Health Services Department. Kern Sol News shares how residents can protect themselves against the virus.

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​​County To Hold Redistricting Hearings To Receive Input On Where District Lines Should Be Drawn

Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn. Read more about the hearings at Kern Sol News. 

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Kern High Parents Threaten To Enroll Students In Private School With Redistricting Boundary Changes

The Kern High School district held its final forum giving parents, teachers, and students the chance to share their thoughts on the city’s redistricting plan. Many parents found the proposal unfair, including Monique Polk, a Bakersfield High School alum and Amberton resident. “My children — the children in all our neighborhood— are being affected by […]

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Unapologetically Women

A poem written by JaNell Gore that unpacks the pressure society places on women to do things a certain way and challenges that notion by proclaiming: she will do as she pleases, unapologetically. Check out the piece at Kern Sol News. 

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It Couldn’t Be Any More Clear. White Privilege On Full Display As Rioters Storm, Terrorize U.S. Capitol

On Wednesday, January 6, terrorists stormed the U.S. Capitol, which caused an unbelievable amount of mayhem; and yet, they were met with little to no resistance from law enforcement. Kern Sol News shares this commentary about how white privilege was on full display during this chaotic incident. Read more.

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Local Medical Program Looks To Close Doctor Shortage In Kern County

Kern County in the Central Valley is in desperate need for healthcare professionals, and the demand in the community is even greater as coronavirus continues to spread. COPE Health Solutions and Cal State University of Bakersfield have partnered together to increase involvement in clinical settings to address the doctor and health care professional shortage in […]

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U.S. Surgeon General Says Kern Is ‘Over The Hump’ Of The COVID-19 Pandemic, Anticipates A Vaccine By End Of Year

Is Kern County ‘over the hump’ with COVID-19 cases? According to U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, there has been a drop in case positivity. There is also anticipation that a vaccine will be ready by the end of the year or in early 2021. Read more at Kern Sol News.

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