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Future of BC Parking

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 22, 2018

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College’s parking lot renovations will be completed by the end of October of this year, according to Tamara Baker, the community relations of faculties, maintenance and operations. “We have finished three of the four phases or renovation; the very last phase is going to be P8 which is the student parking lot on University next to the football fields. That...

Kings, queens, and jesters for a weekend

Kings, queens, and jesters for a weekend

May 2, 2018

Kings, queens, pirates, and court jesters gathered together for the annual Medieval California Festival on Saturday, April 21. The event began as “King...

“Give Big Kern” helps raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Filed under Features

Give Big Kern is a community event to raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County. This year is the 3rd annual fundraising event, with over 130 organizations participating, Non-profits and other fundraisers are encouraged to participate, along with businesses or sponsors that are available to donate. Some organizations involved are the Alliance Against Family Violence...

BLVD celebrates its Grand Opening

BLVD celebrates its Grand Opening

April 30, 2018

The BLVD is a 45,000+ square foot venue and celebrated its Grand Opening on April 19. This is Bakersfield’s newest destination hotspot for families and...

Studio Movie Grill’s Grand Opening serves up movies, food and drink options at the push of a button

Studio Movie Grill’s Grand Opening serves up movies, food and drink options at the push of a button

April 16, 2018

The Dallas-based theatre concept, Studio Movie Grill (SMG), which incorporates affordable box office hits, full menu options for food and drinks, plush...

Professional development conference discusses early childhood literacy, education, homelessness, and hunger

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Filed under News

Dozens of activists, community organizers, and professionals attended a professional development conference at the Doubletree Inn on Wednesday, April 4. The 28 Annual Professional Development Conference for Nonprofits was held by the United Way of Kern County, a local nonprofit organization that focuses on early childhood literacy, education, homelessness, and hunger. The...

BPD’s Special Enforcement Unit to wear body cameras during 12-month pilot program

BPD’s Special Enforcement Unit to wear body cameras during 12-month pilot program

April 16, 2018

Bakersfield Police Department received approval at the City Council Meeting on April 11, to equip its Special Enforcement Unit with body-worn cameras (BWCs)...

Bakersfield community celebrates MLK’s life

Bakersfield community celebrates MLK’s life

Fatima Lopez, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Filed under Features

On April 7. the community of Bakersfield came together for a rally celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Yokuts Park. As well as commemorating...

Pet Match Maker Rescue hosts yoga event with baby goats for public to enjoy

Pet Match Maker Rescue hosts yoga event with baby goats for public to enjoy

April 15, 2018

Pet Match Maker Rescue (PMMR) held the first ever Goat Yoga event in Bakersfield at the rescue on April 8th. Along with being the first in Bakersfield,...

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 ...

The redrawing of district lines in Kern County gives Latino voters an edge in fall’s election

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 4, 2018

Filed under News

Kern County Supervisors made a decision to accept the new district lines proposed on March 30t at a closed-session meeting in the morning. By the afternoon the agreement was made official at the Federal Courthouse, which brought to close the settlement phase of a lawsuit brought by Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund MALDEF against the County. The agreement...

“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...

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