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Kings, queens, and jesters for a weekend

Kings, queens, and jesters for a weekend

May 2, 2018

Kings, queens, pirates, and court jesters gathered together for the annual Medieval California Festival on Saturday, April 21. The event began as “King...

“Kern Town Hall Uncensored” presents Republican and Democrat candidates discussing gun control, mental health, universal healthcare, and more

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

May 2, 2018

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“Kern County Town Hall Uncensored” presented Republican and Democrat candidates facing each other at the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame onApril 27. The event was moderated by Richard Beene, host of The Richard Beene Show, and Leticia Perez, Kern County Supervisor. They mentioned that most of the questions were sent by local Democratic and Republican youth,and the rest...

“Give Big Kern” helps raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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Give Big Kern is a community event to raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County. This year is the 3rd annual fundraising event, with over 130 organizations participating, Non-profits and other fundraisers are encouraged to participate, along with businesses or sponsors that are available to donate. Some organizations involved are the Alliance Against Family Violence...

Alenda Y. Chang discusses literary intellectuals versus scientists

Alenda Y. Chang discusses literary intellectuals versus scientists

May 2, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a presentation by Alenda Y. Chang on April 19 at 7p.m. inside the Levan Center on Campus. This was the 3rd event sponsored the...

Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway holds employer fair

Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway holds employer fair

May 2, 2018

The Bakersfield College Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway Employer Fair was held on Thursday, April 26 in the STEM courtyard. Several...

BLVD celebrates its Grand Opening

BLVD celebrates its Grand Opening

April 30, 2018

The BLVD is a 45,000+ square foot venue and celebrated its Grand Opening on April 19. This is Bakersfield’s newest destination hotspot for families and...

BC’s Blackbox Theatre Production “SubUrbia” explores the lives of five youth in light of a slow self-destruction

BC’s Blackbox Theatre Production “SubUrbia” explores the lives of five youth in light of a slow self-destruction

April 19, 2018

Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department actors perform in play packed with angst, vulgarity and hostile rumination where daring and bold behavior...

United Way of Kern County helps locals file their taxes for free

United Way of Kern County helps locals file their taxes for free

April 15, 2018

With tax day around the corner, United Way of Kern County hosted an event on Stockdale Highway to help Bakersfield locals file their taxes for free on...

Spectacular World of Science Convention shows the scientific side of Bakersfield’s community

Spectacular World of Science Convention shows the scientific side of Bakersfield’s community

April 15, 2018

A line for booths ranging from rocks to robotics filled the room at the Double Tree Hotel on April 7 during The Spectacular World of Science 8th Annual...

Bakersfield community celebrates MLK’s life

Bakersfield community celebrates MLK’s life

Fatima Lopez, Reporter

April 15, 2018

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On April 7. the community of Bakersfield came together for a rally celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Yokuts Park. As well as commemorating...

Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center hosts Kenyan Artist Andrew Kamiti

Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center hosts Kenyan Artist Andrew Kamiti

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a presentation by Kenyan Artist Andrew Kamiti on April 5 in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. The presentation started...

Pet Match Maker Rescue hosts yoga event with baby goats for public to enjoy

Pet Match Maker Rescue hosts yoga event with baby goats for public to enjoy

April 15, 2018

Pet Match Maker Rescue (PMMR) held the first ever Goat Yoga event in Bakersfield at the rescue on April 8th. Along with being the first in Bakersfield,...

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