The Renegade Rip

The Empty Space presents “The Two Gentlemen of Verona”

Valentine (Nolan Long) works up the courage to talk to The Duke Of Milan’s daughter Silvia(Mystie Peters).

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

May 2, 2018

The play “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” is running at the Empty space theatre, from April 13 to April 28 at 8PM. The two-hour long show was originally...

Medieval enthusiast, Mike Scott, attends the Medieval California Festival in full costume.

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...

CAL EITC E-Bus where volunteers help locals file their taxes for free.

United Way of Kern County helps locals file their taxes for free

April 15, 2018

With tax day around the corner, United Way of Kern County hosted an event on Stockdale Highway to help Bakersfield locals file their taxes for free on...

Dave Hanley blowing bubbles that stack onto the audience.

Spectacular World of Science Convention shows the scientific side of Bakersfield’s community

April 15, 2018

A line for booths ranging from rocks to robotics filled the room at the Double Tree Hotel on April 7 during The Spectacular World of Science 8th Annual...

Levan Center for the Humanities hosts a panel discussion on women in politics

Central Valley Democrat and Co-Executive Director of the Kern County Women’s March, Kimberly Kirchmer, describes the impact that working with other women in politics has had on her perception of self.

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Levan Center for the Humanities hosted a panel discussion on women in politics on Thursday, April 5. The event was organized by...

Ed Webb talks to a student about clubs at CSUB.

CSUB’s Blue and Gold event informs about transfer process

April 15, 2018

Students gathered around the Fireside Room on April 11 during the California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) Blue and Gold event. The event was held...

The Three Sisters from L to R: Masha Sergeyevna (Mariah Bathe), Olga Sergeyevna (Cody Ganger), and Irina Sergeyevna (Brittany Beaver).

“Three Sisters” plays local

April 4, 2018

The play “Three Sisters” made its way to Bakersfield on Saturday night, March 17 at The Empty Space. It was originally written by Anthon Chekhov in...

23rd Scottish Games come to fairgrounds

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 4, 2018

The 23rd annual Kern County Scottish Games were held on March 24 and 25 at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The Scottish Games have become an annual tradition to celebrate Scottish culture and heritage. The event was over two days, both filled with family friendly events to ensure there was something for everyone to take part in. There was live music, dance shows, a petting...

Jay Owenhouse sign some autographs for the audience members after the show.

Jay Owenhouse brings magic to the Rabobank Arena

April 4, 2018

Illusionist Jay Owenhouse was at the Rabobank Arena on Friday, March 3 to conduct a show for those who wanted to see some magic that evening, and after...

Bishop X. Ochoa and priests from the local parishes all come together to celebrate Mass.

Prayer Breakfast brings Catholics together from all local parishes

April 4, 2018

Kern catholic Inaugural Prayer Breakfast was hosted by Monsignor Craig F. Harrison and held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Wednesday, March 21....

“A Peace Concert” inspires community and promotes nonviolence

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Community members convened at a concert to celebrate a season for nonviolence on March 16. A Peace Concert was held at the Center for Spiritual Living in Downtown Bakersfield. This annual event celebrates the advantageous activism of various civil and social activists who have impacted the landscape of social justice on an international level. The event also sought to honor...

Leaders in Life Conference inspires and empowers local teens

Hector Martinez, Reporter

March 21, 2018

The 19th Annual Leaders in Life Youth Conference is a conference that is made by teens for teens in order to help them make good choices so they can become leaders in their communities. Some of the people who addressed the students that day were Morgan Clayton who is the founder of Leaders in Life, mayor of Bakersfield Karen Goh, and singer Jessie Funk. Over 2,000 students...

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