BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Sunday marked a day of fun and games, but most importantly a message of hope and resilience as "Operation Soul Winner" aimed to help the troubled youth of Kern County.
The local organization has been traveling all around the county hoping to bring support for at-risk youth, along with all their fun events.
This has been especially important to organizers after two young boys were shot and killed here in Kern County.
WATCH: Reporter John Genovese talks to organizers about the importance of "Operation Soul Winner."
Arvin homeowners request more testing
In a unanimous vote this week, the Arvin City Council agreed to join Kern County in making a historic petition to the state asking…
Fried gator served up at the fair
Three brothers from New Orleans are serving up something a little different at the Great Kern County Fair this year.
Hand, foot & mouth disease scares local parents
A lot of kids are coming down with hand, foot, and mouth disease right now.…
California law gives water pumping restrictions
A new California law could put severe restrictions on how much water farmers can pump out of the ground.