Bakersfield, California

What is Bakersfield, California known for?


work long

; Filming was also done at the City Hall of Long Beach, California; and the California State University


home site

and solitude. * Alexis Godey Last Home Site (#690), worked as a guide for John Fremont's Kern area sxpeditions. * Elisha Stevens Home Site (#732), Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California), in 1844 Elisha Stevens (Stephens-Townsend-Murphy Party) led the 50-member Murphy-Townsend emigrant wagon train from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Sutter's Fort. * Bealville (#741), Caliente (Caliente, California), Edward Beale (Edward Fitzgerald Beale) established a home here in 1855. In addition


providing service

service several times daily between San Jose (San Jose, California) to the west and Auburn (Auburn, California) to the east (via Sacramento). *Amtrak California also runs its San Joaquin trains through Martinez, providing service several times daily between Oakland (Oakland, California) to the west and Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) at the south end of the San Joaquin Valley. Bus connections branch off both the San Joaquins and the Capitol Corridor, providing service as far

: www.imdb.com title tt0103074 locations The Grand Canyon scenes were actually filmed just south of Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. *Amtrak California operates its Capitol Corridor trains through Martinez station (Martinez (Amtrak station)), providing


title study

, Oakland (Oakland, California), Inglewood (Inglewood, California) and San Francisco in the top 10 most liberal American cities; and Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and Orange (Orange, California) in the top 10 most conservative cities.


agricultural cover

Basin) agricultural cover was 19.2%, forests embraced 28.4%, and urban areas occupied 2.4% as of 1995. The basin's main population centers are in the north and south and population density generally increases from west to east. In fact, despite the relatively small percentage of developed areas, more than 50% of the population lives in the watershed's four largest cities: Fresno (Fresno, California), Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California), Stockton


quot recording

-DT2 backronym for '''B'''akers'''F'''ield's '''WB''' - style "vertical-align: top; text-align: left;" Recording history The band's first single was an original dance track by guitarist Brown called "Give Me One More Chance", and was released in the spring of 1968. It got heavy play on stations in upper New York state and upper Pennsylvania, and was a top 40 hit in several East Coast markets and also in Phoenix, Arizona and Bakersfield, California. Las-solanas.com However, nationally the record only peaked at #78 in ''Cash Box'' (in June), and at #80 on the Billboard Hot 100. History SR 155 was adopted as an unsigned state route in 1933 as Legislative Route 142. Originally it was defined to run from LRN 4 (signed as US 99, currently SR 204 (California State Route 204)) near Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) to LRN 57 (signed as SR 178) near Isabella via Glennville. Route 137-144. CAHighways.org. Accessed: 11-23-2009. The route started in Oildale (Oildale, California), north of Bakersfield on Airport Dr. The route traveled north on Airport Dr, which becomes Bakersfield-Glennville Rd. It continues north, to the town of Woody, where it joins the current route. In 1963, when US 99 and LRN 141 where swapped, the definition was changed to run from LRN 141, instead of LRN 4. That definition never took effect since in 1964, all of the state routes were renumbered. LRN 142 became SR 155, and was defined to run from SR 204 near Bakersfield to SR 178 near Isabella via Glennville. That definition only lasted one year, since in 1965, the route was realigned to its current routing, which starts in Delano. Route 153-160. CAHighways.org. Accessed: 11-23-2009. The '''Bakersfield Jam''' is an American basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association Development League (NBA Development League) (D-League) that began play in 2006-07. It plays its home games at the Jam Events Center in Bakersfield, California, United States, which had been built as their practice facility. Previously, the Jam had played their home games at the Rabobank Arena. Nichols was being treated for a non-life-threatening infection at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, California, when he had a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and died on July 3, 2001. Obituary Accessmylibrary.com - obituary College career Smith started his college playing career at Bakersfield College, a junior college in Bakersfield, California, where he played quarterback from 1966-67. He transferred to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he played two seasons at defensive back from 1969-70. Smith earned his bachelor's (1971) and master's (1972) degrees in physical education from Cal Poly, as well as a teaching credential. . Although born in San Diego (San Diego, California), his family was original from Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and moved back soon after he was born. Stiern attended Bakersfield College, then continued on to Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He returned to Bakersfield and set up a veterinary practice catering to the local agricultural community, taking a temporary leave to serve in World War II. '''Memorial Stadium''' is a double-decked concrete and steel stadium in northeast Bakersfield, California, near the Panorama Bluffs. It features a fast Bermuda grass football field with a high-centered crown and an all-weather track. Located at the corner of University Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue on the campus of Bakersfield College (BC), it is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the B.C. Renegades. The stadium holds roughly 20,000 people and was built in 1955. It is named to honor the war dead of World War I and World War II. A plaque at the finish line commemorates its dedication. Personal life Born in Bakersfield, California on July 18, 1970, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, he is the son and grandson of migrant farmworkers, both parents now deceased. His extended family migrated back to California in 1980 and returned to Mexico in 1992. González remained alone in the U.S. to complete his education. Details of his troubled childhood in Michoacán and his difficult adolescence as an immigrant in California are the basis for his coming of age memoir ''Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa.'' He was born in Durant, Oklahoma in 1935. His family migrated to California along a path similar to many "Bakersfield Okies", first moving to Chandler, Arizona in 1938, and two years later in Bakersfield, California. Semie’s mother worked in a dry cleaner’s shop, his father with the Southern Pacific Railroad (Southern Pacific Transportation Company). Price, Robert, "The Man Behind the Mosrite" (archived 2008 copy), ''The Bakersfield Californian''. Has biographical notes on Semie Moseley. Businessman In 1985, he purchased a Cadillac dealership in Bakersfield, California at age 22, becoming the youngest GM dealer ever. Tim Keenan; June 2001; Ward's Dealer Business , Retrieved January 10, 2007 Valley Flyer The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway established a special passenger train, dubbed the ''Valley Flyer'', specifically to shuttle passengers between Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and Oakland (Oakland, California) during the exposition. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad (Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, and the Western Pacific Railroad launched a jointly operated train called the Exposition Flyer between Chicago and Oakland. The Exposition Flyer was named for the Golden Gate International Exposition.


food music

County Basque Club publisher KCBasqueClub.com date March 20, 1944 accessdate March 3, 2009 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20090228095155 http: www.kcbasqueclub.com archivedate February 28, 2009 deadurl no This three-day festival features food, music, dance, and handball games. In March, Famoso Raceway holds the annual March Meet nostalgia drag racing event. The event dates back to the U.S. Fuel and Gas Finals held in March 1959. Twice a year, the CSUB Indigenous Native American Club hosts a Native Gathering on the California State University Bakersfield campus at Runner Park. . Although born in San Diego (San Diego, California), his family was original from Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and moved back soon after he was born. Stiern attended Bakersfield College, then continued on to Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He returned to Bakersfield and set up a veterinary practice catering to the local agricultural community, taking a temporary leave to serve in World War II. '''Memorial Stadium''' is a double-decked concrete and steel stadium in northeast Bakersfield, California, near the Panorama Bluffs. It features a fast Bermuda grass football field with a high-centered crown and an all-weather track. Located at the corner of University Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue on the campus of Bakersfield College (BC), it is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the B.C. Renegades. The stadium holds roughly 20,000 people and was built in 1955. It is named to honor the war dead of World War I and World War II. A plaque at the finish line commemorates its dedication. Personal life Born in Bakersfield, California on July 18, 1970, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, he is the son and grandson of migrant farmworkers, both parents now deceased. His extended family migrated back to California in 1980 and returned to Mexico in 1992. González remained alone in the U.S. to complete his education. Details of his troubled childhood in Michoacán and his difficult adolescence as an immigrant in California are the basis for his coming of age memoir ''Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa.'' He was born in Durant, Oklahoma in 1935. His family migrated to California along a path similar to many "Bakersfield Okies", first moving to Chandler, Arizona in 1938, and two years later in Bakersfield, California. Semie’s mother worked in a dry cleaner’s shop, his father with the Southern Pacific Railroad (Southern Pacific Transportation Company). Price, Robert, "The Man Behind the Mosrite" (archived 2008 copy), ''The Bakersfield Californian''. Has biographical notes on Semie Moseley. Businessman In 1985, he purchased a Cadillac dealership in Bakersfield, California at age 22, becoming the youngest GM dealer ever. Tim Keenan; June 2001; Ward's Dealer Business , Retrieved January 10, 2007 Valley Flyer The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway established a special passenger train, dubbed the ''Valley Flyer'', specifically to shuttle passengers between Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and Oakland (Oakland, California) during the exposition. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad (Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, and the Western Pacific Railroad launched a jointly operated train called the Exposition Flyer between Chicago and Oakland. The Exposition Flyer was named for the Golden Gate International Exposition.


made popular

Cinemas Valley Plaza 16 , Maya Cinemas Bakersfield 16, and Regency Theatres East Hills 10. There is also a second-run theater; Starplex Cinemas 6. The historic downtown Fox Theater (Bakersfield, California) has been renovated, and is now a venue for concerts, musicians, comedians, and movies. Music Country Bakersfield is known for the Bakersfield sound, "a twangy style of steel guitar music made popular by hometown country


athletic school

and more than 35,000 students, making it the largest high school district in the state. In 1965, a university in the California State University system was founded in Bakersfield. California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) has approximately 7,800 students. It was an NCAA Division II sports powerhouse in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) with some sports, including wrestling (Pac-10), competing in Division I. CSUB has become a Division I athletic school and is trying to begin the process of joining the Big West Conference. In 1982, Santa Barbara Business College was founded. High schools thumb The Kern Branch, Beale Memorial Library Baker Street Branch Library (File:2009-0726-CA-Bakersfield-BakerLib.jpg), part of the Kern County Library system, is among the Bakersfield structures listed on the NRHP. Bakersfield is part of the Kern High School District (KHSD), California's largest high school district, . Although born in San Diego (San Diego, California), his family was original from Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and moved back soon after he was born. Stiern attended Bakersfield College, then continued on to Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He returned to Bakersfield and set up a veterinary practice catering to the local agricultural community, taking a temporary leave to serve in World War II. '''Memorial Stadium''' is a double-decked concrete and steel stadium in northeast Bakersfield, California, near the Panorama Bluffs. It features a fast Bermuda grass football field with a high-centered crown and an all-weather track. Located at the corner of University Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue on the campus of Bakersfield College (BC), it is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the B.C. Renegades. The stadium holds roughly 20,000 people and was built in 1955. It is named to honor the war dead of World War I and World War II. A plaque at the finish line commemorates its dedication. Personal life Born in Bakersfield, California on July 18, 1970, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, he is the son and grandson of migrant farmworkers, both parents now deceased. His extended family migrated back to California in 1980 and returned to Mexico in 1992. González remained alone in the U.S. to complete his education. Details of his troubled childhood in Michoacán and his difficult adolescence as an immigrant in California are the basis for his coming of age memoir ''Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa.'' He was born in Durant, Oklahoma in 1935. His family migrated to California along a path similar to many "Bakersfield Okies", first moving to Chandler, Arizona in 1938, and two years later in Bakersfield, California. Semie’s mother worked in a dry cleaner’s shop, his father with the Southern Pacific Railroad (Southern Pacific Transportation Company). Price, Robert, "The Man Behind the Mosrite" (archived 2008 copy), ''The Bakersfield Californian''. Has biographical notes on Semie Moseley. Businessman In 1985, he purchased a Cadillac dealership in Bakersfield, California at age 22, becoming the youngest GM dealer ever. Tim Keenan; June 2001; Ward's Dealer Business , Retrieved January 10, 2007 Valley Flyer The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway established a special passenger train, dubbed the ''Valley Flyer'', specifically to shuttle passengers between Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and Oakland (Oakland, California) during the exposition. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad (Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, and the Western Pacific Railroad launched a jointly operated train called the Exposition Flyer between Chicago and Oakland. The Exposition Flyer was named for the Golden Gate International Exposition.


original dance

-DT2 backronym for '''B'''akers'''F'''ield's '''WB''' - style "vertical-align: top; text-align: left;" Recording history The band's first single was an original dance track by guitarist Brown called "Give Me One More Chance", and was released in the spring of 1968. It got heavy play on stations in upper New York state and upper Pennsylvania, and was a top 40 hit in several East Coast markets and also in Phoenix, Arizona and Bakersfield, California. Las-solanas.com However, nationally the record only peaked at #78 in ''Cash Box'' (in June), and at #80 on the Billboard Hot 100. History SR 155 was adopted as an unsigned state route in 1933 as Legislative Route 142. Originally it was defined to run from LRN 4 (signed as US 99, currently SR 204 (California State Route 204)) near Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) to LRN 57 (signed as SR 178) near Isabella via Glennville. Route 137-144. CAHighways.org. Accessed: 11-23-2009. The route started in Oildale (Oildale, California), north of Bakersfield on Airport Dr. The route traveled north on Airport Dr, which becomes Bakersfield-Glennville Rd. It continues north, to the town of Woody, where it joins the current route. In 1963, when US 99 and LRN 141 where swapped, the definition was changed to run from LRN 141, instead of LRN 4. That definition never took effect since in 1964, all of the state routes were renumbered. LRN 142 became SR 155, and was defined to run from SR 204 near Bakersfield to SR 178 near Isabella via Glennville. That definition only lasted one year, since in 1965, the route was realigned to its current routing, which starts in Delano. Route 153-160. CAHighways.org. Accessed: 11-23-2009. The '''Bakersfield Jam''' is an American basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association Development League (NBA Development League) (D-League) that began play in 2006-07. It plays its home games at the Jam Events Center in Bakersfield, California, United States, which had been built as their practice facility. Previously, the Jam had played their home games at the Rabobank Arena. Nichols was being treated for a non-life-threatening infection at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, California, when he had a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and died on July 3, 2001. Obituary Accessmylibrary.com - obituary College career Smith started his college playing career at Bakersfield College, a junior college in Bakersfield, California, where he played quarterback from 1966-67. He transferred to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he played two seasons at defensive back from 1969-70. Smith earned his bachelor's (1971) and master's (1972) degrees in physical education from Cal Poly, as well as a teaching credential. . Although born in San Diego (San Diego, California), his family was original from Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and moved back soon after he was born. Stiern attended Bakersfield College, then continued on to Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He returned to Bakersfield and set up a veterinary practice catering to the local agricultural community, taking a temporary leave to serve in World War II. '''Memorial Stadium''' is a double-decked concrete and steel stadium in northeast Bakersfield, California, near the Panorama Bluffs. It features a fast Bermuda grass football field with a high-centered crown and an all-weather track. Located at the corner of University Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue on the campus of Bakersfield College (BC), it is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the B.C. Renegades. The stadium holds roughly 20,000 people and was built in 1955. It is named to honor the war dead of World War I and World War II. A plaque at the finish line commemorates its dedication. Personal life Born in Bakersfield, California on July 18, 1970, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, he is the son and grandson of migrant farmworkers, both parents now deceased. His extended family migrated back to California in 1980 and returned to Mexico in 1992. González remained alone in the U.S. to complete his education. Details of his troubled childhood in Michoacán and his difficult adolescence as an immigrant in California are the basis for his coming of age memoir ''Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa.'' He was born in Durant, Oklahoma in 1935. His family migrated to California along a path similar to many "Bakersfield Okies", first moving to Chandler, Arizona in 1938, and two years later in Bakersfield, California. Semie’s mother worked in a dry cleaner’s shop, his father with the Southern Pacific Railroad (Southern Pacific Transportation Company). Price, Robert, "The Man Behind the Mosrite" (archived 2008 copy), ''The Bakersfield Californian''. Has biographical notes on Semie Moseley. Businessman In 1985, he purchased a Cadillac dealership in Bakersfield, California at age 22, becoming the youngest GM dealer ever. Tim Keenan; June 2001; Ward's Dealer Business , Retrieved January 10, 2007 Valley Flyer The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway established a special passenger train, dubbed the ''Valley Flyer'', specifically to shuttle passengers between Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California) and Oakland (Oakland, California) during the exposition. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad (Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, and the Western Pacific Railroad launched a jointly operated train called the Exposition Flyer between Chicago and Oakland. The Exposition Flyer was named for the Golden Gate International Exposition.

Bakersfield, California

'''Bakersfield''' is a city near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County (Kern County, California), California. It is roughly equidistant between Fresno (Fresno, California) and Los Angeles, which are to the north and south, respectively. In the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city’s population was 347,483, Top Population Rank: Cities 2000 and 2010. California Department of Finance. Retrieved March 14, 2012. making it the 9th largest city in California (List of largest California cities by population) and the 52nd largest city in the United States (List of United States cities by population). The city is also the county seat for Kern County (Kern County, California), which encompasses the entire MSA (Metropolitan statistical area) and is the third largest county in California by area. The total Bakersfield inner urban area, which includes East Bakersfield and Rosedale (Rosedale, California), has a population of about 464,000.

Bakersfield is the focal point of the larger Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is coextensive with Kern County. In 2010, it had a population of 839,631, making it the 62nd largest metropolitan area (Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas) in United States.

Bakersfield has a very diverse economy with industries including agriculture, natural gas and other energy extraction, aerospace, mining, petroleum refining, manufacturing, distribution, food processing, and corporate regional headquarters. Community Profile. Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. Page 4. Retrieved March 14, 2012.

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