We’re not just any city, this is JAM city!
The gleaming court is a perfect place to show off players’ A-game talents, like backdoor plays, slam dunks, and give-and-goes, and the blues and reds of the team logo painted right smack in the middle of the court really pop when the lights come on as the arena comes to life. But even though the brilliance of the court is impressive, the real center of attraction in Bakersfield’s Dignity Health Event Center is our hometown’s elite NBA Development League team, the Bakersfield Jam.
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The Arts Council of Kern hosted a fun and fabulous gala connected to their Kern County Plein Air Painting Festival. Featuring the work of 15 award winning artists who went to various Kern locations to paint the great outdoors, art lovers gathered at The Metro Galleries downtown to enjoy food and drinks from Chef’s Choice Noodle Bar and the chance to buy the paintings.
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What do you do when you disagree with a course of action? When a treatment isn’t working? When you feel the doctors and nurses aren’t truly understanding your concerns?
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In a unique and delectable way to fundraise, the local chapter of the California Women for Agriculture hosted their first ever Basque Crawl! People gathered to journey (and eat) their way through Woolgrower’s, Pyrenees, and Narducci’s to help raise money to support scholarships to go to two recipients in CSUB’s Agricultural Business Program.
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Take it from Mrs. P, let’s have Fun in the Dirt.
Graduations! Weddings! School’s Out! If you’ve been on top of the situation, botanically speaking, and your garden is in A-Number-One, Primo condition, read no further. You’re all set to host celebrations and parties. Or, if you’re in the majority of backyard backsliders, look up! Snap to! Mrs. P is talking to you! Time to get busy weeding, trimming, and cleaning up. Next you’ll be able to plant, plant, plant. Bouquets of flowers from your own yard, fruits, vegetables, and herbs make June and July’s special occasions much more enjoyable and more affordable.
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Hours after her young daughter, Bryna, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Gina Nathan was on the phone with someone from the local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).
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