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.
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?
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.
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.
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).
Tom Maas knew wine was in his future as he looked over the vineyards in Germany’s Rhein-Hessen, southwest of Frankfurt.
Tom, who spent part of his childhood in Bakersfield (the family moved to Indio after the 1952 earthquake) had survived a year in Vietnam. Now it was the late 1960s, and he was stationed in Dexheim, Germany.