Sizzlin’ Singles Rockin’ It!

Auriel Cochran, 32,

Hairstylist, Aesthetician, Makeup Artist and Personal Assistant

Auriel Cochran
Auriel Cochran

Favorite local cause: CASA
Favorite local event: Can I say Craft Beer Fest after what a bust it was this year?
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? Brain.
Worst habit: Talking about my cat…
Best trait: Sense of humor.
Pet peeve: When restaurants don’t carry a decent IPA.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Honesty, communication, and humor.
What are you most grateful for? Awe! My family of course!
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? For real conversation.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.”
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Happy.
Dancing or karaoke? Karaoke.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? False. But that doesn’t mean they don’t hate it.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do: Sadly, I don’t have one.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping to the pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? Both? Backyard BBQ I suppose unless it’s Bakersfield during the summer…
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? The Robot. I’m almost zero percent good at it but I do it all the time.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? Dancing. And cooking.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? My backyard with tunes and a great bottle of red. Of course, my robot will be cooking so…
Tell us your best/worst knock-knock joke: Knock knock: who’s there? Your mom. Your mom who? Your mom goes to college. (Inside joke)
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: New Zealand to visit the Hobbitses.
Tell us your most impressive bit of Bakersfield trivia: Fact: Bakersfield summers feel like Mordor and all you want is Rivendell.


Chad Logsdon, 46,

VP Sales, Sun Solar

Chad Logsdon
Chad Logsdon

Favorite local cause: Relay for Life.
Favorite local event: The Bakersfield Jazz Festival.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? Smile.
Worst habit: Not calling my mother as much as she would like me to.
Best trait: Always available when someone needs me.
Pet peeve: Not being on time.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Friendship, laughter, and love.
Kids; pets; kids and pets; or “Hell NO”? Kids and pets.
What are you most grateful for? Every new day.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Conversation.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? The Princess Bride.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Happy.
Dancing or karaoke? Dancing.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? True.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do? Marty the Moose from National Lampoon’s Vacation.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping-pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? Both.
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? The Electric Slide…and at the last wedding I was at. It’s a staple.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? Cleaning up after teenagers and folding laundry.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? Seriously?
Tell us your best/worst knock knock joke: Knock knock. Who’s there? Boo! Boo who? Don’t cry, it’s me.
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: A trip to Ireland.


Daron “Snacks” Harris, 30,

Radio Personality Energy 95.3

Daron “Snacks” Harris
Daron “Snacks” Harris

Favorite local cause: Bakersfield Homeless Center.
Favorite local event: Village Fest.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? Brain.
Worst habit: Singing loud in public.
Best trait: My personality and smile.
Pet peeve: When people reach over my plate of food with out asking me.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Honesty, great sex, and one that knows how to converse.
Kids; pets; kids and pets; or “Hell NO”? Kids are fine, but no pets.
What are you most grateful for? Family and all of my many blessings.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Real conversation.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? I have no clue; not a big movie watcher.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? I never knew any of their names.
Dancing or karaoke? Of course karaoke, you can sing and dance.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? True. They look so uncomfortable when they have anything on them.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do: Ray Charles or Steve Urkel.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping-pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? How do you pass up a BBQ?
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? Anything Michel Jackson did.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? Being able to fly.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? Bistro.
Tell us your best/worst knock knock joke: Oh, boy, I don’t believe I have ever told one.
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: Traveling outside the country.
Tell us your most impressive bit of Bakersfield trivia: Just moved here so I am still learning Bakersfield.


Derek Robinson, 46,

Fire Captain

Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson

Favorite local cause: Bakersfield Homeless Center and Grossman Burn Center.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? A great smile is a good start.
Worst habit: Trying to do more things than I have time to complete them.
Best trait: I’d do pretty much anything for a friend.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Fun loving, adventurous, and independent.
Kids; pets; kids and pets; or “Hell NO”? I have both.
What are you most grateful for? Quality time with my son.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? I’m more of a texter because I’m usually trying to do three things at once.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? Weird Science.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Is there an 8th dwarf?

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