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.
A Case for Bakersfield by Anna Camp Smith
Anna Camp-Smith is a passionate advocate for Bakersfield, unendingly enthusiastic about its potential. As a columnist for the Bakersfield Californian and the co-owner of Sage Equities, a local commercial real estate firm with focus on Downtown, Anna is helping re-write the narrative of Bakersfield to promote a more prosperous, thriving and innovative city.
PRIDE at The Center (w/ Anne-Natasha Pinckney)
In this episode, we speak with Anne-Natasha Pinckney, Executive Director of The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity who also teaches The LGBTQ+ Experience in the U.S at CSUB. We discuss the importance of representation and the impact of celebrating diversity.
It's A Wonderful World with Kaitlyn Yates
In this episode we speak with Kaitlyn Yates, Sr. Manager for the Wonderful Company’s philanthropy team and Downtown Bakersfield local. Katelyn shares about her journey to the bustlin urban core, her amazing work with The Wonderful Company, and why she chooses to call Bakersfield home.
The Ethics Expert (with Dr. Michael Burroughs)
In this episode, HelloBakersfield talks with Dr. Michael Burroughs, Director of the Kegley Institute of Ethics at CSU Bakersfield. Join us for a interesting conversation on ethics and beyond!
Here's to your mental health! (with Mitchall Patel)
Welcome back for Season 3! In this episode, the hellobakersfield team talks with Mitchall Patel to learn about the services available to our community related to mental health.
Vote Like Your Democracy Depends On It!
In this very special episode, hellobakersfield speaks with Aimme Esinoza, Kern County Assistant Auditor-Controller-County Clerk . Join us as we dive into how local elections are held right here in Kern County and what measures our local government is taking to protect citzens voting rights during the pandemic. For local voting information visit: https://kernvote.org/
And remember, vote like your democracy depends on it! Because it does.
The hosts have great comradery. Such a fun listen and a great way to learn more about the community!
The host’s are awesome! They are funny, insightful, and overall great diplomats representing Bakersfield!
I can’t get enough!
Thanks for helping me learn so many new and exciting things about Bakersfield!
Keep the fantastic content coming.