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Fun in the Mud at local Volkslauf.

Fun in the Mud at local Volkslauf.

October 19, 2011

Nearly 1,500 mud-covered participants stormed through the obstacle course at the year's Bakersfield Voulkslauf. The Volkslauf Ultimate Challenge has...

Go get your joust on

Go get your joust on

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

October 19, 2011

By Esteban Ramirez Reporter   The Village Artisans hosted the Medieval Faire with events such as jousting, wool spinning, clogging, lamp w...

COLUMN: The Style channel is really not too stylish

Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor

October 19, 2011

The Style channel is my favorite channel, but I have many complaints about it, especially because it’s called the Style channel. When I hear Style channel, I automatically think that all the shows on the channel are about fashion. That’s my biggest problem with the channel; most of the shows aren’t about fashion. Some shows kind of fit the description of the...

Former Korn member strikes out on his own

Martin Chang, Online Editor

October 19, 2011

When Brian Welch, musician, author, Bakersfield native and former guitarist of the heavy-metal band Korn, was at his lowest, he found God at a time when his use of drugs, such as methamphetamine, was at its worst. “I started praying, I felt this intense love come into me when I was at my worst moment. I was in such a horrible dysfunctional gutter, but I felt this feeling...

A startling depiction of teen deaths

A startling depiction of teen deaths

October 19, 2011

Based on statistics that show 99 people between the ages of 10 and 25, die every day in the United States, “The 99” is a walk-through theater that...

Artists gather at Marketplace for Via Arte

Artists gather at Marketplace for Via Arte

October 19, 2011

Powdered hands and stained jeans were the result of hand-drawn artwork that blanketed the Marketplace parking lot for the annual event of Via Arte on Oct....

Fighting for Rights

Fighting for Rights

October 19, 2011

To say that Tara Mitchell stands up for what she believes in is an understatement. The 23-year-old Bakersfield College communication student, and self-declared...

Just Dance

Just Dance

October 5, 2011

Joe D!rt, Mysterio, DJ Anik, pSychobabble and SkyDro were some of the many DJs that spun at Techno Kids, an all responsible ages Electronic Dance Music...

BC touchdowns bring the thunder

BC touchdowns bring the thunder

October 5, 2011

There’s nothing more enjoyable on a Saturday night than experiencing the piercing shout of a cannon echoing off the concrete walls of Memorial Stadium...

Community bands together against ALS

Community bands together against ALS

October 5, 2011

The Park at River Walk had its paths full Oct. 1 as hundreds of people walked to raise money for the ALS Association. “You’re making cutting edge...

Local chain sells used games

Nat Perez, Reporter

October 5, 2011

Aside from being the typical video game store, Gamestor hosts parties where 12-18 participants can hang out for a few hours and play video games. Gamestor has two locations, one in the southwest at 8000 McNair Lane, Suite 103, and another located at 3000 Mall View Road inside of East Hills Mall. Gamestor has been open for around seven years at the East Hills location...

Halloween events give Bakersfield residents options on Halloween

Amber T. Troupe, Production Editor

October 5, 2011

This year has a bigger lineup than usual for Halloween with traditional attractions like The Chamber Haunt at Sam Lynn Ballpark on Chester Avenue throughout the month of October. A majority of the events and gatherings for Halloween this year won’t get kicked off until later in the month, but there are monthlong events available to attend. A few usual events and activities...

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