The Renegade Rip

Shannon Grove claims Senate seat

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under News

Shannon Grove claimed the Republican win for California’s sixteenth Senate District as of election night, Nov. 6.  The sixteenth Senate District consists of several cities across the Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties of the Central Valley. With over 900,000 people, it is one of the largest districts in the state.  The two candidates, Republican Shannon Gro...

AB 705 will affect students hoping to transfer from Bakersfield College

Miranda Defoor, Web and Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, Developing Stories, Front Page, News, Top Stories

Academic Development (ACDV) classes have been offered at Bakersfield College for students returning to college or students who would otherwise have trouble succeeding in transfer-level courses without additional preparation. Many ACDV classes are a stepping stone to the transfer-level courses students need to leave BC, and in that way, a stepping stone to their success. Commu...

Pickleball tournament raises money for BC tennis

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The tennis complex at Bakersfield College hosted the Second Annual Pickleball Cup from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Nick Jacobs, the head tournament director, said the majority of the proceeds from the event would go back to Bakersfield College’s tennis team and the remainder would go to the 20-30 Club in town. The 20-30 club, according to its website, is a youth development program...

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...

L’Oreal moves to Kern County with tax initiative

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

August 22, 2018

Filed under News

Kern County has partnered with L’Oreal through a $2.3 million incentive program. The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved the incentive package on Aug. 17, 2018. This deal comes as part of an economic plan called Advance Kern 2017. District 2 Supervisor Zack Scrivner said in a statement, “This new business venture is a result of the County’s Advance Kern initiative...

COLUMN: Cali teams deserve your support

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2011

Filed under Sports

I hate when Californians support out-of-state teams. Our great state is full of great franchises, both professional and collegiate. It doesn’t matter what background you come from, black or white, hippy or redneck, we should all support California teams first and foremost. I can’t stand it when someone from Los Angeles roots for a team like the Dallas Cowboys or...

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