Bakosphere Blog

  1. The different sides of Kevin McCarthy

    Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy has garnered headlines around the country this past week in ascending to the powerful post of House majority leader.

    June 21 at 08:26AM

  2. Bakersfield restaurant chain expanding to Nashville

    Nashville apparently can't get enough of Bakersfield. The Tennessee city, whose Country Music Hall of Fame has hosted a fabulous Bakersfield Sound exhibit the last few years, is adding a Bakersfield restaurant.

    June 05 at 08:04AM

  3. Former NFL player selling Bakersfield mansion for $2.8 million

    Former NFL quarterback David Carr has put his Bakersfield mansion -- complete with "Star Trek"-themed theater -- on the market for $2.8 million .

    February 28 at 08:39AM

  4. Import Face Off rocks Famoso

    The second running of the Import Face Off at Auto Club Famoso Raceway rocked the track as hundreds of import cars rocketed down the quarter-mile track.

    February 16 at 12:19PM

  5. Financial Times publishes in-depth story on Carl Cole, massive fraud

    The international business newspaper Financial Times has published a lengthy article on Carl Cole , the Bakersfield real estate broker headed to prison for his part in a massive mortgage fraud.

    February 10 at 12:12PM

The Firehose

From the Network
  1. Fit and Fresh: Test out a healthy meal or fun run to keep trim just in time for Thanksgiving

    Run 2 Sing 5/10K, 8:30 a.m. Nov. 15 This event at Yokuts Park benefits Bakersfield High School's amazing choir program.

    43 minutes ago
  2. On the Road: 2015 Hyundai Genesis SS

    Like most people who love to shop, I love a good deal.

    48 minutes ago
  3. Food and Wine: Homemade jams for the holidays

    Homemade jams are a holiday staple. Jars of jam make great gifts for the office, a favorite teacher, or the host of the Thanksgiving meal.

    56 minutes ago
  4. History: Early automobiles blazed into the San Joaquin Valley

    The automobile had scarcely been created in 1907 before automobile drivers were "scorching" through Bakersfield at top speed.

    58 minutes ago
  5. Feature: Mothers of professional athletes share the triumphs, trials off the field

    Think back to all those games you attended to watch your little athlete play, all the chairs and ice chests you carried in from the parking lot, hoping it would lead to your kid playing for a top college or perhaps professionally.

    58 minutes ago
  6. On the Road: 2015 GMC Canyon SLE

    When it comes to trucks, I often think about what a friend once told me: You know you're from Bakersfield if you own a truck.

    about 1 hour ago
  7. Short Take: Support local nonprofits at Kris Kringle's Christmas Tree Festival

    Time to take out the tinsel, White Forest Nursery is hosting Kris Kringle's Christmas Tree Festival Nov.

    about 1 hour ago
  8. Short Take: Broadway in Bakersfield is back with "Beauty and the Beast"

    The enduring Broadway hit "Beauty and the Beast" returns to Bakersfield in November for the 2014-2015 Broadway in Bakersfield Series.

    about 1 hour ago
  9. Short Take: Get popping at Junior League's Uncorked! event

    The Junior League of Bakersfield will host its annual Bakersfield Uncorked!

    about 1 hour ago
  10. ROBERT GAUTNEY: Bautista looks to defend title in Kern Amateur

    Neil Bautista knows his share of the history of Kern County golf.

    about 1 hour ago
  11. Independence rallies past Tehachapi in volleyball

    For Independence's volleyball team, the key to winning the most exciting, thrilling and important match of the season was relaxation.

    about 1 hour ago
  12. Zach Ewing

    RT @beekemp: Romello Harris set a school record tonight with 402 rushing yards as Tulare beat Porterville 55-34

    about 2 hours ago
  13. Have faith in 'cleaned' planes?

    We are told that the plane carrying the nurse with Ebola was cleaned at every stop.

    about 2 hours ago
  14. Cycling is great, but the canyon isn't a safe place

    We have made the Kern Canyon drive many times. The drive is fraught with danger presented by drivers taking curves while exceeding the speed limit.

    about 2 hours ago
  15. MILT YOUNGER & WAYNE McCLEAN: Fight greed: Vote yes on 46

    Opponents of Proposition 46, who include powerful physician lobbyists and the insurance industry, would like you to believe that the initiative on the November ballot is some evil scheme devised by greedy trial lawyers.

    about 2 hours ago

Social Bakersfield

Updates from local businesses
  1. Bakersfield Condors

    HIGHLIGHTS! A nod to our friends in Canada plus a trouncing of Alaska. WATCH all the fun here:

    about 1 hour ago
  2. Bakersfield Condors

    Here is Colin Joe's 3rd period marker that put this one out of reach. Condors win 6-3. Go crazy Condorstown!!!!! We'll do it again Friday night... 7 p.m. vs. Idaho.

    about 2 hours ago
  3. Bakersfield Condors

    RIMMER with 25 saves through two periods. Lessard now leads the league with 4 goals on the season. 4-2 Condors after two periods. WOO! GO CONDORS!!!!

    about 3 hours ago
  4. Bakersfield Condors

    ET LE BUT! (And a Goal) for Jonathan Lessard .. his third of the year. 1-1 your score after 20 mins.

    about 4 hours ago
  5. SanJoaquinCommHosp

    RT @SJCH_CNO: @SJCHBakersfield Skills Fair starts today! Great job education team!

    about 4 hours ago
  6. SanJoaquinCommHosp

    RT @CoryFerrier1: We heard cuddly puppies sell things, so here is our physician Dr Loewen with some cuddly puppies @SJCHBakersfield http://โ€ฆ

    about 4 hours ago


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  5. I remember this one time I smoked out @oscar_gee and @chiefjon562 with a CaviCone for the first time. We smoked the whole J and were HELLA blown in a hotbox sesh! Haha!

#TBT #CaviarGold #CaviCone #BeachPark #Bakersfield #Cali #weshouldsmoke #HotBox #Sesh #BlazeUp #Fiyah #Ganja #Sinsemillia #IsAGiftFrom #Jah #caviargoldRepostedthisPic #JahBless
  6. Noche walk...peace.... #downtown #bakersfield
  7. My favorite car of all time The Chevy Impala. I prefer the 59-68 models and 90s model but this race car is cool as hell!

#Chevy #ImpalaSS #KernCountyRaceWayPark #Bakersfield #Cali #QN4Vets #ILoveChevys #CaliforniaLiving #Sunshine #PalmTrees #LetsRoll #TBT #RicoC3PO #Palindrome #RaceCar #raCecaR
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#GreatMusic #GreatPeople #GreatTimes #Grooving  #Bakersfield #California #SupportOurTroops #LoveMyCommunity


  1. Bakersfield Grandfather Turns Home Into Haunted House
  2. Bakersfield veteran gets medals after 61 year wait
  3. GAME DAY: Brendan Connolly pregame interview at Bakersfield (10-23-14)
  4. 1620 Sprucehaven St Bakersfield, California 93312 MLS# 21411224
  5. 242 Dani Rose Ln Bakersfield, California 93308 MLS# 21408831
  6. 4700 Nordic Dr #H Bakersfield, California 93309 MLS# 21411245
  7. 6904 Sugarmill Ct Bakersfield, California 93306 MLS# 21409922
  8. 4029 Frost Way Bakersfield, California 93311 MLS# 21411287
  9. KBAK/KBFX - Live Hits - Bakersfield Comic Con - 10-23-14
  10. Hoy Jueves 23 El Komander en La Movida de Bakersfield

#BCali Tweets


    Funeral Services For Oct. 24, 2014: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    39 minutes ago

    Woman Sentenced Today In Sidding Road Fatal Crash: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 3 hours ago

    Partial Solar Eclipse To Take Place Thursday: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 8 hours ago

    City Leaders Discuss #BPD And Memorial Bricks: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 17 hours ago

    15 Arrested During Family Violence Operation: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 19 hours ago
  6. rhonda johnson

    RT @Bakocom: Mark Powell: Greenacres Market: And Like That, It's Gone: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    Wednesday at 10:34PM

    Mark Powell: Greenacres Market: And Like That, It's Gone: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    Wednesday at 09:44PM

    New Reports Target Fracking: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    Wednesday at 07:19PM
  9. Sid Roy

    @raym_shaik #TaqlaAli is pissed cuz u generally dont like hearing bitter truth n overreact when someone exposes u, like #BCAli #BB8

    Wednesday at 01:49PM
  10. I saw the devil

    I dedicate all chot scoldings to #bcAli

    Wednesday at 01:42PM

Local Tweets


    Old school pic

    2 minutes ago
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    Bruh you confusing asf !

    2 minutes ago
  3. Michel McDonald

    Handmade #Neon #Rainbow #Arrowhead Friendship #Bracelet by GayNerd via @Etsy

    3 minutes ago
  4. its me jess

    RT @_lexxabby: I stretch in class and this is what happens

    3 minutes ago
  5. Nicklet Piglet

    Ya I hold her hand when her dad isn't looking. I'm pretty awesome lol

    3 minutes ago
  6. Janell

    RT @aaronnecer13: Crazy to think how different a lot of things were a year ago from today

    3 minutes ago
  7. James Connors

    What's loveee got to dooo, got to do with it?!

    3 minutes ago
  8. Carlos Benavides

    RT @TaviGee:

    3 minutes ago
  9. Ayoo_londraโœจ

    RT @GabeTypeShit: A Diablito sounds good Rn

    3 minutes ago
  10. Simba

    A Diablito sounds good Rn

    4 minutes ago
  11. Champagneโ™ก

    Sara is forever my favorite ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘ฃ

    4 minutes ago
  12. Margie Schuchman

    Flip flops are like Jordan's for white people

    4 minutes ago
  13. Champagneโ™ก

    ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’— love tbh

    4 minutes ago
  14. *vnthony*

    I try not to think About the pain I feel inside Did you know you used to be my hero?

    4 minutes ago
  15. Joey Williams

    I'm listening to "I Need A Girl (Part 2)" by Diddy on Pandora

    5 minutes ago

Local Traffic

  1. Trfc Collision-No Inj - Bernard St / Baker St

    about 4 hours ago
  2. Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt - Bernard St / Haley St

    about 4 hours ago
  3. Defective Traffic Signals - Niles St / Mount Vernon Ave

    about 5 hours ago
  4. Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt - Sb Sr99 Jno Sherwood Ave

    about 5 hours ago
  5. Traffic Hazard - Nb Sr99 At California Ave

    about 6 hours ago
  6. Trfc Collision-No Inj - Eb Sr178 At Haley St

    about 7 hours ago
  7. Hit and Run No Injuries - 704 Ray St

    about 7 hours ago
  8. Traffic Hazard - Nb Sr99 Jno Panama Ln

    about 7 hours ago
  9. Defective Traffic Signals - Mount Vernon Ave / Niles St

    about 8 hours ago
  10. Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj - Patton Way / Downing Ave

    about 9 hours ago Daily Deal

  1. Today's Deal: Two $10 vouchers for $10 from McMurphy's Irish Sports Bar ($20 value)!

    about 15 hours ago
  2. Today's Deal: $10 worth of food for only $5 at Cafe Crepes De Paris!

    Wednesday at 06:18AM
  3. 50% off Tickets to Girls Day Out featuring Taste of Home Cooking School!

    Tuesday at 08:41AM
  4. Today's Deal: $20 of Dry Cleaning for only $10 at Enviro Cleaners!

    Monday at 06:03AM

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