Bakersfield College’s new solar panel project behind schedule limiting campus parking.

Mateo Melero

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Smokers, activists march for pot rights

Mateo Melero

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Bakersfield College swimming ends with ‘best finish’ for program

Vincent Perez

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Bakersfield College softball ends losing season

Natalie Rodriguez

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Bakersfield College Track: 20 advance to state prelims

Michael Morrow

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Bakersfield College baseball playoff bound with an 18-8 win

Julian Moore

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Amgen holds health fair to prep for tour

Brian N. Willhite

May 5, 2010

Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

Kern high School athletes star in Arena Bowl

Vincent Perez

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Local rising country star performs

Martin Chang

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Dream Team Academy sets sights on Hollywood

Brian N. Willhite

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Beer festival brings quest to find best brew

Kelly Ardis

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »

Summer Fashion Fads

Denise Gonzales

May 5, 2010

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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... Read more »