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My Apologies

isaiah@sounds-of-soul.com

June 27, 2002

Filed under Unapproved Reader Submissions

In the letter I sent in regards to Internship Opportunities I typed: "I was wondering if this could be a potential internship opportunity for any of THE RUNNERS current students." That's what I get for Copying and Pasting my letters. I meant to replace that with THE RIP. Please accept my apologies. Best, -- Isaiah L. Cardenas Editor In Chief Sounds of Soul PO Box 12351 Bakersfield,... Read more »

Internship Opportunities

isaiah@sounds-of-soul.com

June 27, 2002

Filed under Unapproved Reader Submissions

To Whom It May Concern, My name is Isaiah Cardenas and I am the owner of www.sounds-of-soul.com, and online eZine dedicated to Urban music. I am based in Bakersfield and am in need of a local staff. I currently have four staff writers that are spread out across the globe: Canada, Jamaica, Florida and London. I'm looking to get my magazine launched during the third quarter... Read more »

Could you please help me?

preciosacecy@cox.net

June 27, 2002

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Hello, my name is Vanesa Lopez and about 5 years ago my friend, Nina Ruiz was killed in a car accident. I remember some one from the RIP being at her funeral and interviewing family members.I know a story was written about her in your paper (she was also a student at BC) And my question is this: Do you keep copies of all of your past editions? If so is there any way that I... Read more »

Holocaust survivor recounts days in Auschwitz camp

Ashley Owens
Bakersfield High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Features

LOS ANGELES - It was a touching moment as 82-year-old Matilda Pardo walked onto the stage of the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance. Cloaked in complete black besides the rose-covered shawl, and the pin of the American flag, she stepped to the center of the stage and gently commanded the attention of the whole audience. One could never comprehend how a person could live... Read more »

CONCERT REVIEWEvening entertainment

Daniel Cacopardo
East Bakersfield High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Features

There's a new teen hangout now and its popularity is increasing more every day. Station 3:16 is a coffeehouse at 930 18th St. that features concerts. It is owned by Valley Bible Christian Church. Even though it's owned by a church, you don't have to be Christian to come and hang out. Everyone's welcome. Station 3:16 is a great place to be and listen to local bands play. Sure,... Read more »

FOOD REVIEWOstrich: It’s what’s for dinner in Tehachapi

Peter Busch
East Bakersfield High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Features

Ever since I was able to eat solid foods, I've liked meat. Food poisoning and disease were never an isssue for me. I liked the stuff barely cooked and immediately ready to eat. For some reason though, I, like many Americans, neglected an important non-beef product that has half the cholesterol and as much iron and protein as the red meat. That's right, you can have as much... Read more »

FEATURE PHOTOBaby Blaze booster

June 27, 2002

Filed under News

Two-year-old Jillian Hill stands on the railing to get a better look at the Blaze game on June 20 at Sam Lynn Ball Park. See Blaze coverage in Sports.

Big birds come to supper

Ian Hamilton
Tehachapi High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Features

TEHACHAPI - They can easily run a man down, then knock him to the ground and tear at his flesh with sharp talons. Sounds like something out of "Jurassic Park," right? Well, rather than have you for lunch, the largest bird in the world (an herbivore) is more likely to end up on your dinner table. At least that's the hope of the Indian Point Ostrich Ranch that inhabits the... Read more »

Students find Sam Lynn stories

Ian Hamilton
Tehachapi High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Sports

Students from the Multicultural Summer Journalism Workshop stormed Sam Lynn Ball Park in search of stories June 20. From taking pictures of the game with cameras worth more than $10,000, to reporting with a pad of paper and pencil, students searched for their stories. "I'm really shy, so it was hard to go up to people at first," said junior Liz Niewiara."But after I saw how... Read more »

Pitcher shows off fastball at All-Star game

Bianca Franco
Highland High School

June 27, 2002

Filed under Sports

Mark Malaska didn't want to grow up and become a professional baseball player, but that's what happened to this 24-year-old. Malaska, a left-handed pitcher for the Bakersfield Blaze, was studying pre-medicine at the University of Akron in Ohio, when he was drafted during his junior year. With a fast ball of 93 mph, it's no wonder he was the pitcher at this year's All-Star... Read more »

Peter Busch

June 27, 2002

Filed under Uncategorized

Fifteen-year-old Peter Busch is job searching. In his early years, Busch set his sights on being an astronaut. Several queasy boat rides later, the ambitious young man was looking elsewhere. "If there was an earthquake, I'll probably puke before I die," the East Bakersfield High junior explained. But that hasn't deterred him from his quest to "keep (him)self above the poverty... Read more »

Cathleen Wang

June 27, 2002

Filed under Uncategorized

Cathleen Wang is a Liberty High School student who will be the editor in chief of her high school newspaper next year. She has enjoyed journalism since her freshman year. "I like journalism because of the leadership involved," she said. She has a passion for music and plans to pursue it as a minor in college. She's been taking piano for 10 years. This summer, she is teaching... Read more »

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