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Locals march in memory of crime victims

Locals march in memory of crime victims

April 15, 2018

Dozens of people gathered in front of the Kern County Superior Court building for the 6th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights March on April 10. They held ...

“Three Sisters” plays local

“Three Sisters” plays local

April 4, 2018

The play “Three Sisters” made its way to Bakersfield on Saturday night, March 17 at The Empty Space. It was originally written by Anthon Chekhov in...

23rd Scottish Games come to fairgrounds

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 4, 2018

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The 23rd annual Kern County Scottish Games were held on March 24 and 25 at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The Scottish Games have become an annual tradition to celebrate Scottish culture and heritage. The event was over two days, both filled with family friendly events to ensure there was something for everyone to take part in. There was live music, dance shows, a petting...

Jay Owenhouse brings magic to the Rabobank Arena

Jay Owenhouse brings magic to the Rabobank Arena

April 4, 2018

Illusionist Jay Owenhouse was at the Rabobank Arena on Friday, March 3 to conduct a show for those who wanted to see some magic that evening, and after...

Prayer Breakfast brings Catholics together from all local parishes

Prayer Breakfast brings Catholics together from all local parishes

April 4, 2018

Kern catholic Inaugural Prayer Breakfast was hosted by Monsignor Craig F. Harrison and held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Wednesday, March 21....

Oral history for students at BC Delano Campus

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018

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The Bakersfield College Delano Campus hosted Dr. Patrick Fontes of California State University Fresno to speak on his oral history project, Chicano Legacy of Fresno County: Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences, to Delano students on March 14. Here Fontes gave students a general overview of Mexican history in the United States and the California Central Valley, focusing...

“A Peace Concert” inspires community and promotes nonviolence

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 23, 2018

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Community members convened at a concert to celebrate a season for nonviolence on March 16. A Peace Concert was held at the Center for Spiritual Living in Downtown Bakersfield. This annual event celebrates the advantageous activism of various civil and social activists who have impacted the landscape of social justice on an international level. The event also sought to honor...

30th Annual Kern County Science Fair showcases student projects and experiments

Diana Coronado, Reporter

March 21, 2018

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The 30th annual Kern County Science Fair took place at the Rabobank Convention Center on March 8. This year, the event had the honor of welcoming Carl Kloock, Professor of Biology at California State University Bakersfield, as its keynote speaker. He has been teaching at the university since 2001. He is also the coordinator for the Natural Science degree program. ...

Leaders in Life Conference inspires and empowers local teens

Hector Martinez, Reporter

March 21, 2018

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The 19th Annual Leaders in Life Youth Conference is a conference that is made by teens for teens in order to help them make good choices so they can become leaders in their communities. Some of the people who addressed the students that day were Morgan Clayton who is the founder of Leaders in Life, mayor of Bakersfield Karen Goh, and singer Jessie Funk. Over 2,000 students...

JobFest provides employment opportunities for Bakersfield locals

JobFest provides employment opportunities for Bakersfield locals

March 21, 2018

The Annual Bakersfield JobFest provided a platform for locals to connect with hundreds of organizations looking for new talent on March 14 at the Rabobank...

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

March 21, 2018

Bakersfield’s Cruizin-4-Charity nonprofit hosted the second annual Streets of Bakersfield Cruizin Shine Charity car show. The event happened over three...

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

Bakersfield College held a Brown Bag Discussion on Feb. 27, 2018 featuring guest speaker Horace Mitchell, who has been the President of Cal-State University...

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