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The new Kern Family Justice Center aims to help victims

The new Kern Family Justice Center aims to help victims

January 28, 2018

The Kern Family Justice Center has now opened a center here in Bakersfield, and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are their priority. The...

Students react to CSUB professor’s arrest

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

January 28, 2018

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Theodore Ishida, CSUB Psychology Professor, was arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with possession of child pornography. Students who had previously taken courses with the professor have expressed shock and confusion. CSUB released a statement on the day of the arrest. The university said that it was cooperating with authorities and that Ishida was placed on paid leave. The...

Bakersfield residents enjoy a day filled with pizza and beer at festival

Bakersfield residents enjoy a day filled with pizza and beer at festival

January 28, 2018

For some there is no better combination that a few cold beers with the company of some pizza. The Pizza and Beer Festival was held Jan 20 in Bakersfield...

BTS’ latest album does not disappoint

BTS’ latest album does not disappoint

January 24, 2018

BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys or Beyond the Scene, has been growing worldwide with their top hits such as, “DNA” and “Mic Drop,” and their flashy...

Comedian Pablo Francisco comes to Bakersfield

Comedian Pablo Francisco comes to Bakersfield

February 17, 2017

Comedian Pablo Francisco came to Bakersfield on Thursday, Feb. 9.  He delivered a great performance to a sold out crowd at the Temblor Brewing Company...

Hobby shop Mega-Bitez gives students a geeky haven

Hobby shop Mega-Bitez gives students a geeky haven

February 15, 2017

A hobby shop has recently opened right across the street from Bakersfield College, and many BC students have become regulars and go there for a place to...

Ward 5 seat set for special election

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 1, 2017

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Following the death of City Council member Jeffrey Tkac, the residents of Bakersfield’s Ward 5 will have the opportunity to make their voices heard in a special election to fill the seat. Tkac took his own life on Jan. 5, a few weeks into his term. The Bakersfield City Council began their first meeting of the year by honoring Tkac, whom was remembered as a loving father...

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

February 1, 2017

On Jan. 26 the Kern County Homeless Collaborative held a census throughout the day in Bakersfield to survey people who are currently homeless, and a group...

Bakersfield marches for women’s rights

Bakersfield marches for women’s rights

February 1, 2017

Bakersfield citizens gathered on the corner of Stockdale Highway and California Avenue the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as part of the Women’s...

Young directors show off their talent at local 18-hour film festival

Young directors show off their talent at local 18-hour film festival

February 1, 2017

This past Jan. 26, the Kern High School District held their seventh annual 18 Hour Film Project, filmmaking challenge. Student teams from all over the...

BC to cheer with seniors

BC to cheer with seniors

February 1, 2017

For the first time ever, the Bakersfield College cheer department will host a senior halftime show. This community outreach was put together by Bakersfield...

Pantry member runs for mayor

Pantry member runs for mayor

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

April 5, 2016

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On Feb. 15, Mayor of Bakersfield Harvey Hall announced that he would be stepping down from his position and not entering his name in the 2016 Bakersfield...

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