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Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join our hosts Andrae Gonzales, Rachel Magnus, Jesus Gonzalez & Carla Barrientos as they explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

Oct 22, 2019

This week we speak with Nick Ortiz, the President/CEO of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commmerce. Since 2015, he has led the Organization to new heights playing an integral role in some of Bakersfield's most important initiatives including the recent community rebranding effort and the Measure N campaign. Nick spends some time with the Hello Bakersfield crew to share his thoughts on Bakersfield's future and what this community means to him.