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Pro Con Construction causes concern

Robert Mullen, Myrissa Johns, Editors

March 19, 2014

Pro Traffic congestion makes the widening a must do I am all for the widening of 24th Street because I believe that it needs to be done, regardless of what opponents might say. One of the primary reasons is the massive traffic problems. The street was not designed to handle the volume of cars that drive through that road every day either into or out of downtown, especia...

New parkway still a big battle

Myrissa Johns, News Editor

March 5, 2014

Bakersfield City Council voted 6-1 to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report on the 24th Street improvement project, which approved project advancement into the final phases of design and property acquisition. Ward 2 Councilman Terry Maxwell was the only voice of opposition. “He’s doing his job,” said Vanessa Vangel, a founding member of the group Citizens Against...

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