‘It’s Just What I Have To Do’: Teen Toils In Fields To Help Keep Food On His Family’s Table

For some teens, summer means no school, no work and fun in the sun. But for Carlito and countless others across the Central Valley, it means long hours under the scorching heat, working in the fields for little pay, pushed by necessity. Read about some of the struggles that teen farm workers go through at […]

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‘If They Don’t Want It, I Won’t Force It’: Delano Police Chief Said He Plans To Advise City Council Against License Plate Reading Technology

License plate readers are sparking controversy in Delano, CA, causing trust issues between citizens and police. Citizens believe the technology could put undocumented people at risk if information were shared with ICE. Read more at South Kern Sol. 

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Bakersfield College Students Weigh in on McCarthy’s Bill to Build the Border Wall

After Kevin McCarthy, the House Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, proposed a $23.4 billion bill to fund a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, Bakersfield College students weighed in on the proposed bill. “What would you do if you’re struggling with no income and a corrupt government? If you thought there […]

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In the 661

In this video, youth reporter Janell Gore sits down with Edgar Aguilar, a representative of Dignity Health. The pair discuss “public charge,” a new proposal that could impact many families in Kern county. “This is extremely important for immigrant families to know about because it could affect their possibilities of becoming legal, permanent residents.” Read […]

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