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CALM gets nominated for USA Today’s “10 Best Zoo Light Shows” award

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

December 4, 2019

The California Living Museum (CALM) has made itself a holiday tradition in Bakersfield for more than a decade. The HolidayLights display and activities provide festive opportunities for families, friends, and anyone interested in going. “For the past 16 years, HolidayLights has dazzled the community, created family traditions and helped generate much-needed revenue to...

CALM to host Boo-at-the-Zoo event

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

A frightfully fun time awaits you at CALM (California Living Museum), Oct. 19 and 20 as they prepare for their annual Boo-at-the-Zoo event. It kicks off at 9 a.m 4 p.m. Tons of activities and spooky surprises await guests of all ages. Children under 12 years old get in for free but must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.  Ghouls and gooblins of all ages who attend the ev...

Matthew, a child dressed in a Superman costume, explores the domestic animals’ exhibit at the CALM zoo.

CALM hosts Halloween event and gives out candy to the attendees

November 1, 2017

Boo at the Zoo, hosted by the California Living Museum (CALM) on Oct. 21 and 22, had adults and children trick-or-treating as they made their way around...

CALM is Kern’s true home of the condors

CALM is Kern’s true home of the condors

December 2, 2016

The California Living Museum added two new creatures to its menagerie on Nov. 18. For the first time, a pair of male California condors were transferred...

CALM adds new attraction

CALM adds new attraction

April 5, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, the California Living Museum (CALM) kicked off their Spring Fling Week by opening a new attraction to they are calling the Condor...

Local zoo Turns Ghoulish

Local zoo Turns Ghoulish

November 2, 2011

The California Living Museum attracted the living and the dead on Oct. 22-23 at its annual event, Boo-at-the-Zoo. Over 2700 characters were said to...

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