If you have ever driven down Chester Avenue and noticed the landmark large horse on top of a building, then you already know about Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital (BVH). What may not be as obvious is the fact that they have been serving the needs of local animals (and their owners) since 1923.
With temperatures rising each day, it won’t be long before we hear the siren song of the night calling out to us; when the best part of the day is the night and spending the evening outdoors requires only a cold drink and a way to keep the bugs at bay.
Many believe that making a lucrative career out of something you love is living a dream come true. When Maylon Quarnberg, a salesman, and Gene Wamble, an accomplished gunsmith, decided to make a business out of their love for firearms in 1963, they may not have surmised that it would still be an honored establishment to this day.
We ascended a trail for a few miles along the creek, and suddenly found a stream of water five feet wide, running with a lively current, but losing itself almost immediately. This little stream showed plainly the manner in which mountain waters lose themselves in sand at the eastern foot of the Sierra, leaving only a parched desert and arid plains beyond.
For a lot of people, summer camp is a time that can shape their lives forever. For the Jameson family, it is a way of life, and what they offer through Jameson Ranch Camp is something that has been an integral part of their family for decades.
A dining trend that emerged five years ago or so has hit Bakersfield with the opening of The Kitchen at 1317 20th St., in downtown Bakersfield. The concept is that diners come for a gourmet meal that they help prepare themselves, then enjoy while staff serves it.