34 episodes

Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join us as we explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

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    • Society & Culture

Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join us as we explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

    Phase Two (feat. Frank Miranda)

    Phase Two (feat. Frank Miranda)

    We're back for Season 2! Join the HelloBakersfield team as we get the new year started with Frank "Pancho" Miranda, the owner and head brewer of 2nd Phase Brewing in Downtown Bakersfield. Miranda is a petroleum-industry chemist by training and transferred those skills to brewing. His background in chemistry was the inspiration for the name, referring to one of the four fundamental states of matter — liquid. But the name has another meaning and can be viewed as a new start for him.

    • 47 min
    LIVE SHOW with HelloBakersfield and El Oms

    LIVE SHOW with HelloBakersfield and El Oms

    Season Finale, Live @ Dagney's! Bakersfield resident and Tijuana born artist Omar Juarez has been creating art for over 25 years. Through the development of widely collected characters, his illustrations have come to document and represent the Latinx community. Omar’s work has been used by internationally acclaimed music groups Chicano Batman and The Arcs. His work has been featured on sites such as Noisey, World Star Hip Hop and Rolling Stone.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Just In With Justin Salters

    Just In With Justin Salters

    Justin is an award-winning public affairs strategist at Russo McGarty & Associates, one of California’s leading statewide public affairs and political firms. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of JJ’s Legacy. He is also a Past President of the CSU Bakersfield Alumni Association.

    • 49 min
    Early College with Jean Fuller

    Early College with Jean Fuller

    Jean Fuller joins the podcast to discuss Bakersfield College's 'Early College' progam. 'Early College' is different from the traditional dual-enrollment programs that currently exist by giving high school freshmen an opportunity to take college courses throughout their high school years allowing students to graduate high school with an Associate’s degree or certificate. Join us as we learn more!

    • 52 min
    The Eyes Have It

    The Eyes Have It

    Cobre sits down with the HelloBakersfield team during a special four-day visit to Bakersfield. 'The Hub of Bakersfield' brought Cobre into town to paint a mural of Cesar Chavez in downtown Bakersfield.

    • 43 min
    Wanderin' the Streets of Bakersfield with Teresa Adamo and Jennifer Williams-Cordova

    Wanderin' the Streets of Bakersfield with Teresa Adamo and Jennifer Williams-Cordova

    "Indy, Oh Indy: Wanderin' the Streets of Bakersfield" is a book that portrays the fictional adventures of a real-life terridoodle named Indy as she wanders the streets of Bakersfield in search for a Forever Family. The book is a joint effort by two Bakersfield residents, author Teresa Adamo and illustrator Jennifer Williams-Cordova. A portion of the book's proceeds will be donated to the animal shelter as well as the Bakersfield SPCA. Join us!

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

cgrunner87 ,

Awesome

The hosts have great comradery. Such a fun listen and a great way to learn more about the community!

Wizmex ,

Awesome Podcast!!

The host’s are awesome! They are funny, insightful, and overall great diplomats representing Bakersfield!

JE Yates ,

I can’t get enough!

Thanks for helping me learn so many new and exciting things about Bakersfield!

Keep the fantastic content coming.

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