Bakersfield, California

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12, 2000) was a prominent American (United States) artist and animator for Walt Disney Studios (List of assets owned by Disney#Studio Entertainment). He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men for his knowledge and understanding of visual aesthetics, the famed core animators of Disney animated films. Early career Roy Buchanan was born in Ozark (Ozark, Arkansas), Arkansas, and was raised there and in Pixley (Pixley, California), California, a farming area near Bakersfield, California


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State University, Bakersfield. Retrieved May 25, 2010. It is a part of NCAA division I and was just accepted as a member of the Western Athletic Conference Bakersfield is also located near a variety of racing sports. Current racing sports include: drag strip


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, often as a means of distinguishing it from the nearby town of Lake Isabella, California) is a reservoir in Kern County, California created by the earthen Isabella Dam. It was formed in 1953 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (United States Army Corps of Engineers) dammed the Kern River at the junction of its two forks at Whiskey Flat. At 11,000 acres (45 km²), it is one of the larger reservoirs in California. The area is in the southern end of the Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada (U.S.)) range and the lake itself is located in low mountains at an elevation of approximately 2,500 feet (760 m) where summer temperatures reach over 100 degrees (°F) but low enough to avoid winter snows on the surrounding ridges. Lake Isabella is located about 40 miles (65 km) northeast of Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California), and is the main water supply for that city. Lake Isabella can be reached by car from Bakersfield via state Highway 178 (California State Route 178) and from Delano (Delano, California) via Highway 155 (California State Route 155). The former


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220 to 230 lbf in2 MPa 2 abbr on . Combined, these changes reduced the starting tractive effort from . 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.


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orientation of Nashville. This movement was centered in Bakersfield, California with musicians like Buck Owens ("Act Naturally"), Merle Haggard ("Sing a Sad Song") and Wynn Stewart ("It's Such a Pretty World Today") helping to define the sound among the community, made up primarily of Oklahoman immigrants to California, who had fled unemployment and drought. A similarly hard-edged sound also arose in Lubbock, Texas


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: www.imdb.com title tt0103074 locations The Grand Canyon scenes were actually filmed just south of Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. . 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.


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?id dUluUkIywHkC page 20 isbn 0760306141 Released October 31, 1991. Featured Russ Meyer, Timothy Leary, Holly Woodlawn, Kid Frost (Frost (rapper)), Public Enemy (Public Enemy (band)), Iceberg Slim, Bakersfield, California, Sunset Boulevard, masturbation in literature, and Twelve-Step program (Twelve-step program)s. In the early 1970s, Frizzell changed record labels and moved to Bakersfield, California, where he recorded


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-with-the-lighthouse-boys publisher SGNScoops.com accessdate 17 May 2014 Websites There are several websites that cover Bakersfield and what happens in and around the city. The most notable of these is the Bakersfield Californian's website. http


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, 2011; accessed December 19, 2011. which claims to have placed over 1,000 its used clothes donation bins in the San Francisco Bay Area and about 200 bins in Phoenix, Arizona. Campus California website; accessed June 26, 2011. Throughout the 1950s, the most popular kind of country music was the Nashville Sound, which was a slick and pop-oriented style. Many musicians preferred a rougher sound, leading to the development the Lubbock Sound and Bakersfield Sound. The Bakersfield Sound was innovated in Bakersfield, California in the mid to late 1950s, by performers like Wynn Stewart, who used elements of Western swing and rock, such as the breakbeat, along with a honky tonk vocal style  . 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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