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Infamous Black Friday shopping begins

Infamous Black Friday shopping begins

December 2, 2016

The holiday season is upon us, and to start off the holidays is the return of the infamous Black Friday, where people will do anything for deals by waiting... Read more »

Random Renegade: Pete LeGrant

James Macias, Features Editor

December 2, 2016

Filed under Features

Pete LeGrant is an interesting character. He begins each semester by telling his class how much he loves his job. “They don’t know this, but I would stand up here and talk about ethics with you guys all day for free,” he said. His classes are full of frank philosophical discussions. Most of his approach to teaching has to do with presenting important historical sources... Read more »

CALM is Kern’s true home of the condors

CALM is Kern’s true home of the condors

December 2, 2016

The California Living Museum added two new creatures to its menagerie on Nov. 18. For the first time, a pair of male California condors were transferred... Read more »

‘Thorn in oil’s side’ speaks at Delano

‘Thorn in oil’s side’ speaks at Delano

December 2, 2016

Two experts in their fields of social and environmental justice spoke on the poor health conditions in the rural areas of the Central Valley on Nov. 21... Read more »

Bakersfield Comic-Con

Bakersfield Comic-Con

November 16, 2016

Bakersfield Comic-Con made its presence at the Kern County Fairgrounds over two days this past weekend of Nov. 12 to hundreds of local and national attendees... Read more »

CSUB hosts event to give hospitals a 1-UP

CSUB hosts event to give hospitals a 1-UP

November 16, 2016

Bakersfield was well-represented at CSUB during the annual Extra Life Gaming Day, a gaming marathon taking part in the Extra Life charity drive with the... Read more »

Duo plays at BC

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

November 6, 2016

Filed under Features

Last Sunday night, Bakersfield College welcomed New York-based Transylvanian pianist Lucien Ban and Grammy nominated violinist Mat Maneri. The duo performed their 2013 award-winning Transylvanian Concert album. This concert was full of many different varieties of music ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to traditional Transylvanian folk music. With this wide range of music, the... Read more »

Fairgrounds to host Bakersfield Comic-Con

Stephen Underwood, Reporter

November 6, 2016

Filed under Features

Bakersfield will have its ninth annual Comic-Con convention on Nov. 12-13, starting at 10 a.m. Comic industry veteran Steven Wyatt is this year’s director and coordinator. The event will feature celebrities, video game tournaments and an Escape Room, which is a trap room that participants must find clues and objects to free themselves from the room. The event will also... Read more »

Bakersfield Bacon Fest lands

Bakersfield Bacon Fest lands

October 18, 2016

Bakersfield hosted its own Bacon Fest this past Oct. 15. At noon the festival opened to anyone in the general public who purchased VIP bracelets, and... Read more »

Pigs don’t play fair at the fair

Pigs don’t play fair at the fair

J. R. Hensley, Reporter

October 5, 2016

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At the Kern County Fair, one can peruse the eclectic sights and sounds like the collection of antique cigarettes, someone’s pictures from their vacation... Read more »

Traveling the hypnotic trail set by Tina Marie

Traveling the hypnotic trail set by Tina Marie

October 5, 2016

Tina Marie, 54, is a stage hypnotist and self-styled “Master Hypnotist” from Las Vegas; she played the fair this year with fantastic style. I saw her... Read more »

Fair concert series rocks and rolls

Fair concert series rocks and rolls

Stephen Underwood, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under Features

Bakersfield hosted this year’s 100th Kern County Fair, which featured a combination of both old and new artists on multiple stages. The mainstream acts,... Read more »

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