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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.

Aug 29, 2019

This week we speak with farmer and local entrpenuer, Annie Florindo about her journey to becoming an organic farmer in the central valley. She shares with us her success in the organic farming industry and what it's like to thrive in California's Central Valley.

Aug 22, 2019

This week we discuss your BIG IDEAS on what we can do as a community to help spur revitilization in Bakersfield's urban core. We sit down with Austin Smith, owner of Sage Equities, to discuss ideas submitted by our subscribers. Do you have a BIG IDEA? We want to hear from you! Send your ideas via...

Aug 15, 2019

This week we speak with Robert Price, a respected journalist in the Bakersfield community. He currently serves as the Sr. Editor of The Bakersfield Californian, where he has also served as a reporter, columnist, and award-winning editor. He holds a degree in journalism from CSU Sacramento. Bob has written and...

Aug 9, 2019

This week we talk with David Caploe, lead singer of Bakersfield's very own star band, Hate Drugs. David talks to the cast of Hello!Bakersfield about his creative journey from finding his sound to his experences as a young 20 year old. David shares why he left Bakersfield to live in Hawaii and why he decided to return.

Aug 1, 2019

This week we speak with producer Brianna Nicole Young who was born and rasied in the city of Bakersfield. Brianna talks with us about her upcoming film called "Just Between the Two of Us" portraying the untold story of Bonnie Owens and the Bakersfield Sound. She talks about why it's so important for her to cast...