The solar panel project being constructed in the northeast parking lot at Bakersfield College is past its expected construction deadline and is now expected to be complete by the middle of November.
"The goal was to be done the first day of school so the parking lot would be available," said Amber Chiang Director of Marketing and Publications for BC.
With the start of construction... Read more »
Members of the National Organization for Marijuana Reform Laws gathered shortly before noon May 1 at Beach Park, before setting out on a march down Truxtun Avenue on route to the Liberty Bell in front of the courthouse, to promote the legalization of cannabis.
Initiated by www.Curesnotwars.org, Saturday held the 2010 Worldwide Marijuana March with 300 cities signing up on... Read more »
The Bakersfield College women's relay team and other female swimmers qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships that was held April 29-May 1 at Mt. San Antonio College.
The BC women's 200-yard freestyle relay finished fourth overall, with a time of 1 minute, 41 seconds. Alexander Brigitte, Sara Brady, Karina Nafarrate... Read more »
The Bakersfield College softball team won the first game of a doubleheader 13-12 against College of the Canyons on April 21, a makeup game from April 20.
Coach Sandi Taylor talked about the makeup doubleheader game afterward.
"What a game, it was back and forth and back and forth. They went ahead four to zero, we went ahead seven to four, then they went ahead eight to seven,"... Read more »
The Bakersfield College track and field women finished third at the Western State Conference, while the men finished fourth.
The WSC matchup was held at Moorpark, and the Renegades picked up 19 top five finishes with 20 athletes advancing, 11 men and nine women, to the Southern California Preliminaries.
For the women, Chelsea Cassulo finished tied for first in the hammer... Read more »
The Bakersfield College baseball team has clinched a playoff spot after an 18-8 win April 29 in L.A. Mission.
The win puts BC's record in conference at 13-8, a second-place finish in the Western State Conference behind L.A. Valley.
The Renegades scored 18 runs on 17 hits in the game.
Sam Westendorf was 3-for-5 with five RBI and two home runs, his first and second of the... Read more »
The Kern County Public Health Department, in conjunction with other local health organizations, held a health and wellness fair on April 25, at the Mill Creek Central Park in downtown Bakersfield.
Together with the Amgen tour of California, the Bakersfield Sports Foundation and both Mercy and Memorial hospitals, the county put together an event to promote health and wellness... Read more »
The deciding factors were defense and the arm of a small southern-section high school quarterback in the ninth annual high school all-star Arena Bowl at Rabobank Arena on April 30. The west all-stars defeated the east all-stars 50-25.
"Mike Morgan [quarterback, Frazier Mountain] distributed the ball well offensively and Will Harvey [middle linebacker, Frontier] controlled the... Read more »
The career of Lauren Ashley, a country singer and songwriter from Bakersfield, began after she saw a Grammy-award winning 20-year old country singer perform.
"When I was 12, I went to a Taylor Swift concert, and I saw that she played the guitar, and I was like, 'Mom and Dad, I want to be a singer.'"
In Swift, Ashley saw a woman who was "overcoming obstacles" through her music.... Read more »
Working toward making their Hollywood dreams a reality, the Dream Team Talent Academy is progressively moving into the world of feature filmmaking with the help of online media outlets like YouTube.
Writer, producer and director Shade Gumapac, 29, a Bakersfield College theater major, leads the Dream Team cast in reaching their goals of becoming Bakersfield success stories... Read more »
While many young adults are content drinking whatever beer is around, I am not. So when the 18th annual Festival of Beers rolled around April 24, I took it as an opportunity - nay, a quest - to find "My Beer," the one beer that would make me exclaim, "Where have you been all my life?" and the one I would thereafter swear my undying loyalty to. With almost 100 brews to choose... Read more »
The warm season opens endless doors that allow individuals to alter their wardrobes. The 2010 spring fashion must-have items allow both male and female individuals to emphasize their own personal style statements.
With the spring weather in full effect, and the constant style trends that are forever evolving, many college students are not aware of the new modern and classic... Read more »