Every year, the tenacious Donna McCrohan Rosenthal compiles an alphabetical collection of amazing people, places, and events, not to mention some fun facts, all hailing from the great county of Kern. We hope you find it as informative as you do enjoyable!
We at Bakersfield Magazine are suckers for a good love story. And boy, does KGET 17’s Chief Meteorologist (and former Go Red Cover Girl)
Alissa Carlson have a great tale—one that included a beautiful wedding on March 28 to local attorney Neil Schwartz.
We were so honored when she came to us with exclusive details about the big day that we wished we could turn this whole issue into a People-style spread worthy of local royalty.
But enough about us, we know you’re really here to celebrate the couple of the hour…er, issue.
Despite All Odds
The underdog. Whether you’ve rooted for one or been one, there are few people who can claim they’re unmoved by the stories of those who’ve overcome odds and triumphed over seemingly insurmountable roadblocks.
Back when Ed was still “little” and Barris was just the “prince,” Red Harden was among a handful that helped shape Kustom Kulture, influencing everything from pop culture to the cars we drive today…
There is something special about the night. Lights are brighter, music is louder, and laughter is left unchecked. The confines of the workday fall away to reveal a vibrant, energetic time when a cocktail is not out of the question and a meeting with friends is easy to arrange.
We’re not the first ones to equate the dating world to a game or sport.
Just look at the stats: there’s competition, teams, plays, coaches, and, yes, even the trusted blockers. Thankfully, the men and women gracing the following pages are not overly concerned by their “solo” status and are content to keep playing the field for the love of the game.