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Farmer’s market opens in East Bakersfield

Logan King, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Kern County is home to an abundance of food and culture. The best reflection of this abundance is seen in a local farmers market.  Bakersfield is home to multiple farmer’s markets spread disproportionately across the city. These farmers markets have been limited to the west side of town. However, those days are over. The east side finally has its own! Located in th...

Light a Candle for a Loved One at Riverwalk

Stacie Norris, Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Be Finally Free Ministry held the second annual Light A Candle for a Loved One at the Park at Riverwalk on Jan. 24. The ministry reaches out to those in the community who are affected by drug addiction or alcoholism. This year’s event had different booths set up to offer referral information to those who wanted help in overcoming addiction for themselves or for...

The African Children’s Choir visits Ridgeview Community Church

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The African Children’s Choir composed of children from poverty-stricken towns in Uganda, performed at Ridgeview Community Church on Jan. 20. This organization, also known as Music for Life, focuses on bringing awareness to audiences around the world about Africa’s vulnerable children and their potential to have bright futures.  About 20 children from ages 8 to 10 performed in...

Turning the page in BC journalism: Danny Edwards

Turning the page in BC journalism: Danny Edwards

May 2, 2017

After being in charge of the Bakersfield College journalism department for the past 13 years, professor Danny Edwards is retiring. Edwards will be replaced...

Turning the page in BC journalism: Erin Auerbach

Turning the page in BC journalism: Erin Auerbach

May 2, 2017

Erin Auerbach is going to be the new full-time journalism professor at Bakersfield College, replacing the previous professor, Danny Edwards, who is retiring...

Tennis serving up the heat

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

February 3, 2016

After a rough 2015 season for both Bakersfield College men’s and women’s tennis teams, they opened with wins and are striving for a winning record this season. BC men’s tennis closed out last season with a 3-10 record, and coach Nicholas Jacobs explained that he doesn’t see that repeating this season. “For the men, I have pretty high expectations,” said Jacobs. The...

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