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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.

Jul 30, 2020

Traco Matthews is local community leader and social pastor with a passion for bringing people together. Join us as we learn more about him on today's episode!

Jul 23, 2020

Richard Yoshimura began his career at the Patina Restaurant Group as the sous chef of the pastries. In his 5 year stint, he catered the Emmy awards, the Hollywood Bowl, and LACMA. He later became the pastry chef of Cafe Del Rey in Marina Del Rey, the opening chef of MILK in Los Angeles, and most recently, the co-owner...

Jul 16, 2020

Our guest today is Maddie Janssen, the anchor for the Emmy Award winning 17 News at Sunrise and News at Noon, as well as a reporter and producer. As a reporter and anchor with KGET since 2009, Maddie finds it a privilege to inform the community about the important topics and amazing people of Kern County.

Jul 4, 2020

Zane Smith is the executive director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County, a position he has held for more than two decades. A transplant to the Bakersfield area, Zane shares his experience moving to Bakersfield and how an artsy college kid found his life’s calling doing whatever it takes so that every child is...