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.
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.
Kern Schools Federal Credit Union has served the needs of its Members and the entire Kern County community for nearly eighty years. Since its humble beginnings in 1938, when a small group of dedicated and concerned teachers met to form a financial cooperative for school employees and their families, Kern Schools has embodied the credit union philosophy of, “People Helping People”.
When Samuel Blanc used a rotating steel coil with blades at the end to unclog sewer pipes in 1935, he was unknowingly founding a plumbing empire that has lasted over 80 years.