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The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosts Night at the Museum

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 4, 2019

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosted people of all ages for their ninth annual Night at the Museum presentation on Oct. 25 and 26. Museum docents escorted groups of 10 through the dark museum with a flashlight as they educated small children and adults about pre-historic and modern animals, civilizations, and natural occurrences and objects. T...

Museum presents an exciting night for children and adults alike

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosted people of all ages for their ninth annual Night at the Museum presentation on Oct. 25 and 26. Museum docents escorted groups of 10 through the dark museum with a flashlight as they educated small children and adults about pre-historic and modern animals, civilizations, and natural occurrences and objects. Throughout...

All students at Buena Vista Elementary learn how to garden and cook fruits and vegetables in healthy recipes.

BC students help raise money for elementary student garden

November 1, 2019

The Edible Schoolyard at Buena Vista Elementary hosted a Toast and Taste the Season event on Oct. 25. The event was in partnership with various local...

David Carr teams up with Realty Concepts

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Former first overall NFL draft pick and Bakersfield native David Carr takes on a new business venture as he partners with Realty Concepts and their brokerage. The partnership brings together two parties that are family-oriented and committed to the best interests of the Central Valley. Realty Concepts is recognized as the Valley’s leading real estate brokerage. They are...

Kern County Museum hosts first-ever Brunch Fest

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

October 18, 2019

This weekend the weather served up the sunshine, sunglasses, and sunscreen. These were mandatory at the Bakersfield first-ever Brunch Fest. It was held at the Kern County Museum for 21 and up. The event showcased various vendor restaurants that serve brunch locally. The restaurant vendors served bite-size food samples and alcoholic beverages and for the nondrinkers, they...

Visitors of the Greek Food Festival waiting in line for a Gyro Sandwich on Oct. 5.

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...

A poster board that displayed at the Free Mom Hugs tent with Post-It notes of encouraging words, put there by anyone that attendees who wanted to share words of kindness.

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...

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 ...

The Streets of Bakersfield Comedy Show performers (from left to right) Ehsan Ahmad, Deric Poston, Andrew Boydston, John Hacker, Samantha Lopez, John Hacker, and host Chris Flail.

Comedian Chris Flail hosts the Streets of Bakersfield Comedy Showcase 5 years in a row

September 20, 2019

Temblor Brewing Company presented the Streets of Bakersfield Comedy Showcase on Sept. 14 inside a small, secluded space located beside their main dining...

Houchin trades fair tickets for blood donations

Tyler Frost, Reporter

September 20, 2019

The Houchin Community Blood Bank hosted their annual Fair Wristband Blood Drive Sept. 9 through Sept. 11 at two participating donor centers. Every year, Houchin offers free admission passes to the 2019 Kern County Fair in exchange for blood donations during the 3-day event. 54 total ride wristband vouchers were given away with free admission passes attached.   This is a “fair” trade, and an exciting opp...

Taking precaution measures for the Kern River

Stacie Norris, Reporter

May 8, 2019

The death toll for the Kern River in 2017 tied an all-time record high of 15 sets in 1985, according to 23 ABC News.  The numbers for 2018 will be released just before the Memorial Day holiday. The Kern River, sometimes referred to as Killer Kern by locals, is a river that runs about 165 feet long and has claimed the lives of several people during the last few years. This...

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