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Protestor Douglas McAfee asks a Secret Service member to explain why demonstrators were asked to move.

Bakersfield citizens protest Vice President Pence

October 17, 2017

Demonstrators gathered outside of Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace to protest the visit of Vice President Mike Pence on Oct. 10. Pence, along with House...

A man leads the crowd into chanting their displeasure.

People protest against official

March 1, 2017

Constituents of Kevin McCarthy and Devin Nunes gathered outside of the DoubleTree hotel on Camino Del Rio Court on Feb. 21 to demand town hall meetings. Tickets...

Rally calls McCarthy to action on immigration

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter

September 10, 2014

Local community leaders have varying opinions on the immigration issue, but one position rings clear regardless of political creed: the system is broken. At the end of August, a group of immigration activists rallied outside the Bakersfield office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy as a call to action. “The rally was held as part of the ongoing call for Kevin McCarthy to...

Tesla SpaceX CEO visits CSUB to discuss his journey

Robert Mullen, Reporter

November 21, 2013

South African born entrepreneur, investor, and inventor-extraordinaire, Elon Musk came to California State University-Bakersfield on Nov. 6. As the first speaker of CSUB’s new Distinguished Speaker Series, the founder of PayPal and CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX spoke to a packed audience in the Dore Theater. Musk started first with his early years attempting to start...

Anniversary of Kern Water brings political bigwigs to BC

Anniversary of Kern Water brings political bigwigs to BC

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

November 2, 2011

Kevin McCarthy, Republican congressman and majority whip for the House of Representatives, attended the Kern County Vision 2061 event at Bakersfield College...

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