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NAMIWalks: Mental health awareness and fundraising event comes to Bakersfield

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

October 18, 2019

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) celebrated 17 years of NAMIWalks on Oct. 12 at Beach Park. NAMI is one of the nation’s largest grassroot mental health organization that is dedicated to helping millions of Americans who are affected by mental illness. NAMI help family members who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder,...

The Greek Food Festival Returns to Bakersfield

The Greek Food Festival Returns to Bakersfield

October 18, 2019

The Greek Food Festival comes to Bakersfield annually and it is celebrated at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. The Greek Food Festival lasts for three...

“Dancing With The Stars” comes to Bakersfield

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 17, 2019

“Dancing with the Stars: Live!” will be coming to Bakersfield on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The show begins at 8 p.m., with the doors opening an hour prior to the show. This event will be held at the Rabobank Theater, soon to be Mechanics Bank Theater. Fans will have the opportunity to watch their favorite professional dancers glide across the stage while performing a...

Bakersfield hosts annual local Pride event

Bakersfield hosts annual local Pride event

October 17, 2019

This year Bakersfield held its annual Pride festival which included of games, food and an exciting ticket drawing on Oct. 12, at Stramler Park in Downto...

March for Equality Rallies in Response to U.S. Court Case on Discrimination in the Workforce

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The March for Equality was held on Oct. 8 at the corner of Gosford and Stockdale Hwy sponsored by Bakersfield LGBTQ and Stonewall Democrats of Kern. The march ended at California State University Bakersfield, who is also holding Pride Week on campus. In response to the U.S. Supreme Court case hearing for LGBTQ+ discrimination in the workforce, a march and rally were held...

Murray Family Farms October Fun Fest pumpkin patch starts strong

Murray Family Farms October Fun Fest pumpkin patch starts strong

October 7, 2019

Bakersfield locals look to create memories and have during the fall season and each fall Murray Family Farms brings that to the community with Halloween...

Reading Cinemas celebrates Halloween with horror movies

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Reading Cinemas is hosting an array of classic horror films throughout the month for its second annual “horror fest” which began on Oct. 2.  Every Wednesday will host a new horror movie all starting at 7 p.m. The only exception will be on Oct. 30, will show the movie “Psycho” on Halloween night.  Oct. 9 will be showing the dark horror-comedy “Shaun of the Dead”.  Oct. 16 will h...

CALM to host Boo-at-the-Zoo event

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

A frightfully fun time awaits you at CALM (California Living Museum), Oct. 19 and 20 as they prepare for their annual Boo-at-the-Zoo event. It kicks off at 9 a.m 4 p.m. Tons of activities and spooky surprises await guests of all ages. Children under 12 years old get in for free but must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.  Ghouls and gooblins of all ages who attend the ev...

Reading coaches volunteer to help young students

Luis Rojas, Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office announced in September that they are looking for volunteers for the annual Kern County Community Reading Project. This project recruits and trains community volunteers to become reading coaches for local second grade students.   According to Teressa Twisselman, coordinator English/Language Arts at KCSOS, “The program is ...

CSUB hosts ethics seminar

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield president Lynnette Zelezny shared her views and thoughts on ethics in leadership on Sept. 26 at California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) in the Walter Stiern Library. Before starting the discussion, Michael Burroughs gave an explain an introduction, he stated that this event is a centerpiece of ethics in leadership and the series of events highl...

Camelot comes to the Stars Theatre

Camelot comes to the Stars Theatre

October 4, 2019

Stars Theatre Restaurant put on a production of “Camelot” on Sept. 29.  The musical tells the story of a young King who dreams of a better kingdom. ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs Fair Pay to Play Act

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Starting in 2023, California college athletes will profit from endorsements and have the ability to hire agents to assist in negotiations. California state governor Gavin Newsom signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, or Bill 206, on Sept. 30 in a Los Angeles barbershop.  “Every single student in the university can market their name, image and likeness; they can go and get a ...

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