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2024 Back to School Events
If you’re looking for a little extra help getting your kids ready for Back-to-School, attend one of the many Free backpack distribution events below! ...more
July 2024 Cutest Pet Photo Contest
July 2024 Cutest Photo Contest: Vote Now through July 24th!!!
VOTE NOW THROUGH JULY 24th! Calling all pet owners in Kern County! Does your pooch belong in pictures? Is your kitty cover-worthy? We want to find the cutest pets in Kern County! Here a ...more
Refrigerator Door: Local Voices, News & Trends
Assemblyman Vince Fong Names The Open Door Network as Nonprofit of the Year. ...more
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A Friend for Life
Wrigley is a Goldendoodle who was born in a puppy mill and sent to a pet store. A family came into the store just before the holidays to ooh and aah at the puppies and fell in love with Wrigley’ ...more
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Readers Respond: Where are your Favorite Family Photo Locations in Bakersfield?
Summer is a beautiful season in Kern County. We asked our readers to share some of their favorite locations to take portraits in Kern County. ...more
Hello Happy (Community-Minded) Mama: Maggie Cushine
When Maggie Cushine moved to Bakersfield in 1985 to play softball at California State University, Bakersfield, she could not have known then what an impact she and her future family would make on the ...more
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