In the days before The Weather Channel, Bakersfieldians looked to the sky and to this famous bird for the daily forecast.
Splish splash they were takin’ a bath. Before it was burned down, folks loved every minute spent dipping in the Crystal Bath.
A cannon is a terrible thing to waste. That’s probably why, in the 1880s, Bakersfield Fourth of Julys were not only legendary…they were loud.
The first pitch; a swing and a miss. Nothin’ worse than the sound of a whiff.