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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 26, 2020

Miriam Popp is a Certified Wellness Coach, Youth Mentor, speaker and founder of 'Vibrant Lifestyle Coaching' where she teaches her mind, body, soul approach to stress management via public speaking, 1:1 coaching, group programs, and self-paced digital courses. In 2019, she was honored by her alma mater for her ongoing...

Jun 18, 2020

Meet Johnny Baklini, an immigrant from Lebanon who came to the United States in 2006, learned English, earned a college degree, and worked up the corporate ladder to become the Chief Operations Officer of the local Little Caesars Pizza franchise.

Jun 12, 2020

Bakersfield Native Bethany Rice is the current Curator of Collections at the Kern County Museum. Her current focus has shifted to digitizing the museum’s large collection of records and photographs, which she hopes to make available to the public soon. Join us as we dive-in to learn more about her as well as...

Jun 6, 2020

Hello Bakersfield. Please join us for our brand new segment, 'Community Conversations', where we explore important social issues impacting our community and invite you, our listeners, to join in on the dialogue.
In today's episode, we are joined by a very special guest and community leader, Traco Matthews. Together,...