The Renegade Rip

California Gas Prices Are on the Rise with No Definite Stopping Point

California Gas Prices Are on the Rise with No Definite Stopping Point

October 18, 2019

In the past month, Bakersfield’s gas prices have risen over 40 cents per gallon. All over California, cities have been hit with skyrocketing increases...

Houchin Community Blood Bank Gets A New CEO

Houchin Community Blood Bank Gets A New CEO

September 4, 2019

On Aug. 19, Houchin Blood Bank selected Dr. Brad A. Bryan to fill the position of the President and Chief Executive Officer of the blood bank. This decision...

Bakersfield College’s main campus suffers vandalism

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

The Director of Student Life, Nicky Damania reported Friday that since Sunday evening “various inappropriate stickers have been placed strategically on our [Bakersfield College main] campus. The other night our food services truck was vandalized with inappropriate drawings.” Damania says that there has been a defacement of banners, posters, and fliers. Extra Public...

California Governor Gavin Newsom announces 2019-20 budget proposal

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019

At the beginning of his first year as governor of California, Gavin Newsom proposed a 2019-20 $209 billion-dollar state budget named "California for All" to increase spending on various programs including education, housing, and healthcare. Newsom's budget proposal was announced to the legislature on Jan.10, and called for an increase in taxes to pay $13.6 billion of the...

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

January 24, 2019

Thousands of women and allies came together at Mill Creek Park in downtown Bakersfield to participate in this year’s Women's March, on Jan. 19. The first ...

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

September 12, 2018

For years, women had no say in what was going on in the world, but one election at a time, that is all changing.

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

August 31, 2018

The 24th annual Kern County Hispanic Business Conference (KCHCC) and Exposition took place at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center Aug. 30...

Shuttle the transportation for students at BC

Ruben Lira, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Bakersfield College administration is addressing the issue of with students parking illegally in residential areas surrounding the campus. Even with an area designated for free parking, there are not enough spots for every student. Tickets have been issued to students who park in the residential areas. BC has introduced a plan to help alleviate the parking shortage caused...

BC rapist convicted of all charges

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018

After a year of court proceedings, the assailant who perpetrated a sexual assault in the Fine Arts restroom at BC’s main campus in Spring of 2017 has been convicted. Brandon Robinson, 21, was convicted of 15 felony charges on Aug. 14. The charges range from sexual battery, sexual assault, threatening with intent to terrorize, and robbery in the second degree. The charges...

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

August 31, 2018

Kern County will hold elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. On the ballot is Whitney Weddell (D). Weddell is running to be the next Kern County District...

Bakersfield College Closes due to Brush Fire

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

August 9, 2018

Bakersfield College was closed today due to a brush fire near the Panorama Bluffs. The main campus was closed in the late afternoon after smoke began to fill the air ducts of multiple buildings. The fire, located on the corner of Panorama Dr. and Hayley has burned across 100 acres, according to Bakersfield Fire Department Batt. Chief John Frando. The main campus will r...

BC Student Detained by ICE

BC Student Detained by ICE

May 23, 2018

Dozens of students and faculty gathered at Bakersfield College to demonstrate support for a B.C. student who was arrested by immigration officials early ...

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