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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 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 able to reach their full potential.