29-1 Spring IssueQuick Bites with Local Flavor
Sure, Gimmee Some Sugar is known for its wonderful cakes and cupcakes, but the fabulous bakers at this local sweets shop have also been known to create some otherworldly desserts...
Written by George Gilbert Lynch
A two-hour drive east puts you in a quiet little town with a history as good as the gold that came from its mountains.
Read more: Randsburg
The proof is in the asphalt—Kern County's love affair with the automobile started very early...and hasn't stopped!
Read more: The Horseless Carriage
When Kern County entered the Space Race, we did it with guts, grit, and gusto. These were the days of desert thunder.
Read more: Railways to Rockets
The ice business was a hot one in 1912, and there was only room for one. It meant one thing: someone would get burned.
Read more: Ice Wars
In the days before cable and TiVo, there was only you, your family, and that strange little black and white box.
Read more: When TV Came to Town
In the days before The Weather Channel, Bakersfieldians looked to the sky and to this famous bird for the daily forecast.
Read more: What’s the good Word... Weather Bird?
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