This local landmark has eight stories, has been around for over eighty years, and casts a huge shadow downtown.
When Kern County entered the Space Race, we did it with guts, grit, and gusto. These were the days of desert thunder.
Between the welcomed gluttony of Thanksgiving and the first kiss of a new year, there is a month of unrivaled merriment in our city.
The ice business was a hot one in 1912, and there was only room for one. It meant one thing: someone would get burned.
In the days before cable and TiVo, there was only you, your family, and that strange little black and white box.
Prior to the days of talkies but after the world of nickelodeons; during a time of prohibition, flappers, and The Great Gatsby, The California Theater on Chester Avenue and Wall Street was an entertainment haven for Bakersfield.