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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.

Jun 27, 2019

This week we talk with co-host Carla Barrientos! Carla Barrientos, born and raised in Bakersfield, attended local schools, including California State University, Bakersfield, where she earned her bachelor's and master's degrees. She also sat as a board member and later the University's Alumni Assocation's President...

Jun 20, 2019

This week we speak with co-host Rachel Magnus, Curator at the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Her strong ties to Bakersfield and passion for the community have fueled her desire to nurture Kern County through the visual arts. She has worked on multiple mural projects for the city and currently serves as a Board member...

Jun 13, 2019

This week we talk to Matt Munoz, the frontman of groove-inducing band, Mento Buru. He talks all things music, from his start in music to Bakersfield’s ever-evolving music scene.

Jun 6, 2019

This week we talk to Raji Brar, a local business owner and community leader. She tells us about her passion for our community, her family, and how she grew her business from humble beginnings.