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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 24, 2019

Jennifer Sanderson was born in Santa Barbara but moved to Bakersfield as a young child. After attending BC briefly, she soon left for LA, Fresno, and eventually settled in San Francisco. She also lived in various cities on extended work assessments. Memphis, Kansas City, Reno, Sacramento, Woodbridge, New Jersey and...

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...

Oct 10, 2019

Director of The Edible Schoolyard, Dylan Wilson talks about the amazing Edible Schoolyard for students. Dylan shares how Edible Schoolyard Kern County is helping kids grow, cook, eat and enjoy healthy food. Dylan also shares details for the upcoming toast + taste even on Octover 25th.

Oct 3, 2019

This week we speak with Michael Bowers, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations at Centric Health California and Bakersfield City Planning Commissioner. Michael talks about his time working in the Bakersfield political arena and his active community involvement with Kern County’s Stop the Violence,...