Inside Bakersfield Life Magazine

  1. For a Cause: Girl Scouts host a purpose-driven lunch
  2. For a Cause: Girl Scouts host a purpose-driven lunch
  3. Personality: New high school district superintendent goes the distance
  4. On the Road: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS
  5. On the Road: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS
  6. Foodie: Kevin and Chad Burton
  7. Foodie: Kevin and Chad Burton
  8. Named After: Benji's Basque Restaurant
  9. Named After: Benji's Basque Restaurant
  10. Food and Wine: Pizza perfection
  11. Food and Wine: Pizza perfection
  12. Food Dudes: NV Cafe & Catering
  13. Food Dudes: NV Cafe & Catering
  14. Talk of the Town: A look at Bakersfield retail shopping explosion
  15. Talk of the Town: A look at Bakersfield retail shopping explosion
  16. Fit and Fresh: Enjoy the flavors, fun of fall
  17. Fit and Fresh: Enjoy the flavors, fun of fall
  18. Last Word: The magic of chocolate milk
  19. All-Star Athlete: Megan Thompson
  20. All-Star Athlete: Megan Thompson
  21. Money Matters: Scammers posing as IRS agents are after your money
  22. Bakersfield matter: Salted, with a side of sass
  23. Bakersfield matter: Salted, with a side of sass
  24. Short Take: Bakersfield Youth Marines honor Navajo Code Talkers in Arizona
  25. On the Road: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited
  26. On the Road: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited

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People & Community

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    Named After: Benji's Basque Restaurant

    All of Bakersfield's famed Basque eateries are clustered on the city's east side, with the exception of the youngest of the crop, the much-loved Benji's French-Basque Restaurant on Rosedale Highway. The restaurant is named for its proprietor, 67-year-old Basque immigrant Bernard "Benat" Benji Arduain, who first established the French-style dining destination on Union Avenue in 1986.

    When Arduain moved to Bakersfield, he worked as a cook for his then-wife Jenny Maitia's family's restaurant, Wool...

  2. Last Word: The magic of chocolate milk

  3. All-Star Athlete: Megan Thompson

  4. Bakersfield matter: Salted, with a side of sass

  5. Our Town: Talladega Frights offers educational opportunities for its ghouls

  6. Personality: New high school district superintendent goes the distance

  7. Faces of Philanthropy: Estate gift gives bright students a chance to follow in dynamic family's footsteps

Lifestyle

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    On the Road: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS

    The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro packs all the punches anticipated from a classic muscle car, but it's the unexpected jabs that will really knock drivers out. The Camaro is a rumbling hunk of power; the V8...

  2. On the Road: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited

  3. Money Matters: Scammers posing as IRS agents are after your money

  4. What I'm Reading: Chuck Naus, owner of Nature's Food Market & Juice Bar

Features

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    For love of food: Stories of burrito glory, home-cooked meal homesickness and breakfast for dinner

    The pervasiveness of foodie culture is hard to deny, clogging up your Instagram account with saturated snapshots of gourmet meals and offering you truffle oil-infused everything at swanky restaurants...

  2. To market, to market: Score hidden finds, exotic products at local specialty markets

  3. Bakersfield artists: Readers share their artwork

  4. PG&E, TBC Media launch Kern Gives contest to award cash to local nonprofits

Eat & Drink

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    Food and Wine: Pizza perfection

    It's been said that even when pizza's bad, it's still pretty good. But with so many great local options here in Bakersfield, you should never have to settle for pretty good. To help narrow the field a...

  2. Food Dudes: NV Cafe & Catering

  3. Dining Divas: Wall St. Cafe

  4. Our Town: In Bakersfield, brunch is anything but boring

Go & Do

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    Entertainment: CSUB's Party in the Park invites you to 'Travel the World in Wine'

    The California State University Bakersfield Alumni Association is inviting Bakersfield to enjoy an evening of wine tasting, entertainment and socializing at its 18th Party in the Park at CSUB's...

  2. Short Take: Battle of the bacon festivals coming this fall

  3. Short Take: Girls Scouts to honor inspiring local women

  4. Short Take: Lace up for autisum, League of Dreams

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