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Measure J passes, secures BC renovations

Morgan Park, Reporter

November 16, 2016

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Last week’s election saw the passing of several new bond measures in Kern County, the largest of which was Measure J, a nearly $503 million bond that will enable new construction and renovations throughout the Kern Community College District. The schools of the KCCD include Bakersfield College, BC’s Delano campus, Porterville College and Cerro Coso College, all of which...

Kern Republicans have Grand Old Watch Party

Kern Republicans have Grand Old Watch Party

November 16, 2016

The Republican watch party took place on Nov. 8 at JC’s Place in downtown Bakersfield. The atmosphere was jubilant as update after update came in with...

‘It’s a Matter of Life and Death’ awes the crowd

‘It’s a Matter of Life and Death’ awes the crowd

November 6, 2016

Bakersfield College choir director Jennifer M. Garrett has outdone herself with a pivotal and breathtaking performance during the “It’s a Matter of...

City drafts rules for food trucks

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

November 6, 2016

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Following a unanimous decision by the Bakersfield City Council, the city will enact chapter 5.66 of the Bakersfield municipal code, which deals directly with food trucks. The ordinance details the city’s rules regarding the definition of food trucks, application approval, denial, revocation, general food vending vehicle requirements, food vending vehicle requirements in the...

California propositions cover many issues

California propositions cover many issues

November 6, 2016

The general election is right around the corner, and that means Californians will have to decide whether to pass or fail the 17 voter initiatives on the...

Shafter, Arvin satellite campuses included in Measure J provisions

Shafter, Arvin satellite campuses included in Measure J provisions

October 18, 2016

Measure J, the $503 million bond measure that would enable new construction and renovation across the schools of the Kern Community College District, ...

BPD seeking applicants

BPD seeking applicants

October 18, 2016

Retired Bakersfield police officer Joe Grubbs recently came and spoke to Professor Pat Smith’s Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRIM B1) class about...

Conference attendees include BC presence

Conference attendees include BC presence

October 18, 2016

Last Saturday saw the return of the Bakersfield Business Conference, a gathering of notable speakers from all over the country as well as businesses...

Annual Shakespeare festival puts a new twist on old comedy

Annual Shakespeare festival puts a new twist on old comedy

October 18, 2016

Theater buffs and fans gathered over the weekend for the 33rd annual Kern Shakespeare Festival. “Shakespeare has done more than any playwright ever in...

BC student reflects on boating accident

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

October 18, 2016

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Following the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, few can relate to how those impacted feel better than Bakersfield College student Odalys Camacho. Camacho, 19, was involved in a boating accident on August 28, 2010, at Lake Buena Vista that left Sal Rodriguez, Camacho’s uncle, dead. Looking back, Camacho described the experience as something she’d...

Bakersfield Business Conference makes its triumphant return

Bakersfield Business Conference makes its triumphant return

October 18, 2016

The Bakersfield Business Conference was hosted on Oct. 8 at CSUB, bringing a slew of Olympians, heroes, politicians, celebrities and others to the c...

‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ pulls no punches in his speech

‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ pulls no punches in his speech

October 18, 2016

The Bakersfield Business conference has come and gone with a host of highly anticipated speakers taking the stage to share their view on the current...

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