The Renegade Rip

Riding down the path together

Omar Oseguera, Photographer

February 29, 2012

Pedalpalooza was a biking event held at Yokuts park on Feb. 25. At the event, participants were encouraged to decorate their bikes.

Local roller derby bouts

Local roller derby bouts

Omar Oseguera, Photographer

February 29, 2012

Sports are highly thought of as dominated by men, but that does not stop the ladies of Derby Revolution of Bakersfield from stepping into the rink and...

Whiskey Flat Days

Whiskey Flat Days

February 29, 2012

“I thought I was going to fall off!” said eight year-old Bessie Spielman after getting off the mechanical bull at Riverside Park during the Whiskey...

Frozen yogurt trend excites Bakersfield residents

Frozen yogurt trend excites Bakersfield residents

Patricia Rocha, Copy Editor

February 29, 2012

Bakersfield residents have been known to get excited over new restaurant openings and the many new frozen yogurt places that have opened in the past few...

A new club for goths opens

A new club for goths opens

February 29, 2012

The once unused back bar of Riley’s Tavern downtown is now playing host to something darker once a month. Heresy, the brainchild of Bakersfield native...

Gospel concert celebrates Black History Month

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Harlem & Beyond put on a gospel concert at the Greater Harvest Christian Center Feb. 25 to celebrate Black History Month and to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of the concert was “Embracing the Past for a Better Future.” The Master of Ceremony, Brother Charles Moore, said they put on the concert because “during the hard times, it...

New iPhone app provides info on cost of homes

Crystal Sanchez, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Many Bakersfield College students are wondering if the “Who Owns that Home” app is really a great invention. “Who Owns that Home” is a free app for your iPhone. With the click of a button, it provides information on who owns the home, how much they paid for it, and when the house was purchased. The app uses public tax records to get the information. App creator,...

The Skabilly Rebels delight the crowd at B.Ryder’s

The Skabilly Rebels delight the crowd at B.Ryder’s

February 29, 2012

There was a good turn out on Feb. 25 to see Roddy Radiation of The Specials play with his American band, The Skabilly Rebels, at B. Ryder’s Sports Bar...

Cal State Bakersfield hosts comic opera

Cal State Bakersfield hosts comic opera

Martin Chang, Opinions Editor

February 15, 2012

When the various musical talents came together to perform the comedy opera “Albert Herring” at Cal State Bakersfield for students and faculty alike,...

Blues musician shares his passion of music

Blues musician shares his passion of music

Breanna Fields, Reporter

February 15, 2012

Having experienced all of the highs and lows of rock ’n’ roll, Lanny Ray, a blues musician and guitar instructor at Front Porch Music, has embarked...

Strong ready to grow his knowledge

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

February 15, 2012

Most people in Bakersfield know Vernon Strong III as a hero. He’s the safety from Bakersfield High School, destined to advance to the next level, only to have those dreams shattered and knocked into a 43-day coma by a career-ending car accident. But he’s more than that, and now Strong is focused on something more than his athletic aspirations. “Sports are behind...

Globetrotter chases dream

Globetrotter chases dream

Martin Chang, Opinions Editor

February 15, 2012

When Blenda Rodriguez was cut from his high school basketball team, he didn’t let that kill his dream. After taking few years as a break, he said to...

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