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Bakersfield Marketplace hosts annual Menorah lighting

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Hosted by the Chabad of Bakersfield, the local Jewish community came together to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and witnessed the 16th Annual Public Menorah lighting at the Marketplace on Dec. 5. More than 50 attendees celebrated over traditional pastries, dreidels, and live music and dancing. Rabbi Shmuel Schlanger expressed his gratitude to see so many n...

Chuy’s to host Kissmass Teen Drive gift drop-off

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 28, 2017

Sherry Morrow, the founder of Kissmas Teen Drive will have an established drop-off site for teen gifts on Dec. 10 at Chuy’s on Rosedale Hwy. from 6:30 -8:30 pm for the Bakersfield Homeless Center’s teens. The gift drive is a consorted effort to provide gifts to teens for the holidays.  Morrow is teaming up with the help of Mad Dog Tattoo, who is lending their Kiss van...

See local Christmas lights on a Segway

Kelly Ardis

December 1, 2009

Viewing Christmas lights through the windows of a car was not enough for Nick Dokolas, a teacher at Columbia Elementary School, so he thought of a way to enhance the experience for himself and anyone else willing to try something new. He started Seg Bakersfield and this holiday season marks its first Segway Christmas lights tour. Starting Dec. 4, participants can tour the Haggin...

Traveling California: places to visit this winter break without leaving the state

Laura Liera

December 1, 2009

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort:  Home to some of the greatest views in California as well as the best winter recreation options.  Over 3,500 ski-able acres.  Take a dog sled ride, cruise around in a snowmobile or take kids snow tubing or ice-skating.  $55.99 per night. The Travelodge Mammoth Lakes is a AAA approved property located in the heart of the village of Mammoth...

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