The Renegade Rip

Valeria Ugalde “Drummer Boy” piece. Inspired by Josh Dun from Twenty One Pilots.

Panorama invitational features local high school artists

February 3, 2020

Bakersfield College hosted The Panorama Invitational on Jan 30. For the past three years high school students’ artwork from has been showcased at The...

Bakersfield College to host Intersegmental Pathways Symposium at Marriott downtown

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 13, 2019

A summit focused on accelerated student completion will be held at the Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center on Nov. 15. The event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m., breaking down the intersegmental pathways toward efficient education for college students. Bakersfield College students, faculty, staff, and president Sonya Christian will be in attendance. The...

Davis, a Great Pyrenees puppy who is ready to be adopted, relaxing after running around in the pen with the other dogs at the Pet MatchMaker’s Mutts & Munchies event on Oct. 26.

Sangera Subaru Holds “Mutts & Munchies” Pet Adoption with Pet MatchMaker

November 1, 2019

Sangera Subaru of Bakersfield hosted Mutts & Munchies with pets ready to be adopted from the company Pet MatchMaker on Oct. 26. This event had a wish...

All students at Buena Vista Elementary learn how to garden and cook fruits and vegetables in healthy recipes.

BC students help raise money for elementary student garden

November 1, 2019

The Edible Schoolyard at Buena Vista Elementary hosted a Toast and Taste the Season event on Oct. 25. The event was in partnership with various local...

“Our World United” Sparks Creativity at Via Arté

October 31, 2019

The annual Bakersfield event Via Arté hit the parking lot of the Marketplace on Oct. 19 and 20. Artists and creative minds got the chance to showcase...

Red Cross recreates shelter for community members

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The Red Cross presented the Shelter of Hope, a fully functional mock Red Cross shelter, on Oct. 5 at the Marketplace. The event was meant to inform and show community members what services the Red Cross has to offer in case of an emergency. The shelter replica let people explore the space and its resources. According to Nicole Maul, the regional communications manager,...

Kern County hosts annual Veteran’s Stand Down

David Portillo, Reporter

October 18, 2019

Kern County honored its veterans on Oct. 10, during its annual Veteran’s Stand Down. The event has been occurring since 2011 to honor its veterans to a relaxing day filled with giveaways and many more activities. Admission was free and available to veterans and their dependents. All Veterans were welcome, so those who are homeless were encouraged to attend. The event...

“Dancing With The Stars” comes to Bakersfield

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 17, 2019

“Dancing with the Stars: Live!” will be coming to Bakersfield on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The show begins at 8 p.m., with the doors opening an hour prior to the show. This event will be held at the Rabobank Theater, soon to be Mechanics Bank Theater. Fans will have the opportunity to watch their favorite professional dancers glide across the stage while performing a...

March for Equality Rallies in Response to U.S. Court Case on Discrimination in the Workforce

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The March for Equality was held on Oct. 8 at the corner of Gosford and Stockdale Hwy sponsored by Bakersfield LGBTQ and Stonewall Democrats of Kern. The march ended at California State University Bakersfield, who is also holding Pride Week on campus. In response to the U.S. Supreme Court case hearing for LGBTQ+ discrimination in the workforce, a march and rally were held...

People waiting in line to have a chance to try their favorite beers, at the Bako Taco and Beer Fest at Stramler Park, Sept. 28.

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

October 2, 2019

Bakersfield held the second annual Bako Taco and Beer Festival Sept. 28, at Stramler Park. People had the chance to experience more than 65 different...

Annual Plein Air Painting Festival held in Downtown Bakersfield

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

April 26, 2019

This year marked the fifth annual Kern County Plein Air Painting Festival were painters from all around the county were invited to put their skills to work all around Bakersfield and the surrounding areas from April 8-13.  "Plein air" is a term that describes the act of painting in the open air rather than in a studio. Fourteen participants took to the town on April 11 and crea...

James Burger, is it worth the drive?

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

It was a hole in the wall, and it wasn’t worth the time- James Burger, located on James Road, is a bland burger joint. It was pouring down rain, and I was freezing, discovering a new tasty burger was on my mind. However, I ended up tasting a very tasteless patty on a warm buttered bun. James Burger, opened by Waou Elis about three months ago, is located by the oil field...

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