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Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

August 31, 2018

Kern County will hold elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. On the ballot is Whitney Weddell (D). Weddell is running to be the next Kern County District...

The Housewives of Oildale parodies a franchise

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Features

The Gaslight Theater and Melodrama Music Hall held the play “The Real Housewives of Oildale,” from July 13 to Sept. 8. The hilarious take on the famous “The Real Housewives” franchise was emulated the original shows with added Bakersfield references. Ryan Seachest, a wealthy television producer, took his housewife idea and brought it to Oildale. The moment Seachest walked into Nadine Hoffen...

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

August 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Bakersfield College kept up with annual tradition with the Fall 2018 Student Involvement Festival on Aug. 29. Each fall semester greets new groups of diverse...

Bakersfield College gives away school supplies on campus

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

August 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Uncategorized

The fall semester is in full swing and students of Bakersfield College are in full need of supplies for their new classes. The School Supply Giveaway that took place at the crossroads on Aug. 21 gave students the chance to win free supplies at just the spin of a wheel. The student had to spin a miniature wheel and whatever slot the needle landed on, they automatically won...

City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

Filed under Features

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

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...

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