A call for unity in Kern County

South Kern Sol reporter Randy Villegas watched the reaction of public officials, opinion writers and others in the Kern County region after a Sikh man was the victim of a hate crime. He saw too many leaders fail to speak out against the crime. Speaking before an audience at a “Day of Unity” event held […]

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Growing fear of Islamophobia

With heavy media coverage of the rise of ISIS and the recent shooting at the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, many Muslims feel that public and media sentiment against their religion in the U.S. is growing. Local Muslims also fear for their safety. “As a Muslim, I take more precautions now. I love the city of Long […]

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