Inside Bakersfield Life Magazine

  1. Bakersfield Matters: Parish assistant carries on a tremendous tree trimming tradition
  2. Bakersfield Matters: Parish assistant carries on a tremendous tree trimming tradition
  3. OTR: 2015 Mustang GT
  4. OTR: 2015 Mustang GT
  5. History: Bakersfield's Italian heart, a brief history of the Italian Heritage Dante Association
  6. History: Bakersfield's Italian heart, a brief history of the Italian Heritage Dante Association
  7. Faces of Philanthropy: Couple says "I Do" to each other and to giving back
  8. Our Town: Program helps underrepresented youth prep for the academic major league
  9. Power Couple: Bob and Susie Lerude
  10. All-Star Athlete: Kourtney Grantz
  11. All-Star Athlete: Kourtney Grantz
  12. Fit and Fresh: Holiday eats and home advice
  13. Fit and Fresh: Holiday eats and home advice
  14. On the Road: 2015 Corvette Stingray
  15. On the Road: 2015 Corvette Stingray
  16. Entertainment: Bakersfield Community Concert Association brings acts to town for more than half a century
  17. Talk of the Town: With artificial turf, the grass can be greener on both sides of the fence
  18. Talk of the Town: With artificial turf, the grass can be greener on both sides of the fence
  19. Finding Fame: Centennial and Stanford grad brings comfortable, cool shorts to the male masses
  20. Finding Fame: Centennial and Stanford grad brings comfortable, cool shorts to the male masses
  21. Real People: Kindergarten teacher employs many tools to inspire her young learners
  22. Real People: Kindergarten teacher employs many tools to inspire her young learners
  23. Home and Garden: Finding the perfect fir for Christmas
  24. Home and Garden: Finding the perfect fir for Christmas
  25. Foodie: Gena Hawk
  26. Foodie: Gena Hawk

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People & Community

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    Faces of Philanthropy: Couple says "I Do" to each other and to giving back

    New blender, $50. New toaster, $50. New set of steak knives, $50. All standard items on many bridal registries, but not the material possessions that Justin Leland and Carrie Acosta wanted to ask their wedding guests to spend money on.

    Instead of a bridal registry, Justin and Carrie asked wedding guests to make contributions to a charitable fund they will use to support the causes they care about. As part of their wedding plans, the couple established the Justin and Carrie Leland Charitable...

  2. Our Town: Program helps underrepresented youth prep for the academic major league

  3. All-Star Athlete: Kourtney Grantz

  4. Power Couple: Bob and Susie Lerude

  5. In Season: Check before you write a check to charity

  6. History: Bakersfield's Italian heart, a brief history of the Italian Heritage Dante Association

  7. Talk of the Town: With artificial turf, the grass can be greener on both sides of the fence

Lifestyle

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    Home and Garden: Finding the perfect fir for Christmas

    The centerpiece and symbol of the holiday season, a Christmas tree brings together the whole family during this special time of year. Ranging in size, shape, color, scent and variety, no two Christmas...

  2. Bakersfield Matters: Parish assistant carries on a tremendous tree trimming tradition

  3. Pastimes: Golden Empire Chorus continues to amaze, seeks new voices

  4. OTR: 2015 Mustang GT

Features

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    Bakersfield Gives: Community worker's legacy lives on in legion of little libraries

    Susan Reep, a retired teacher, had always wanted a little library of her own to share books with her community. But when she decided to create one in memory of her dear friend Wendy Wayne, she had no...

  2. Bakersfield Gives: Local foundation, businesses throw a wedding for deserving couple

  3. Bakersfield Gives: Giving back beyond Bakersfield

  4. Kern Gives: Meet the five charities that took home top honors, grants in Kern Gives contest

Eat & Drink

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    Food Dudes: Krush Wine, Bar and Restaurant

    If you're in the mood for a glass of wine paired with a delicious entree, there is a new restaurant and wine bar in northwest Bakersfield worth checking out. Krush Wine, Bar and Restaurant provides...

  2. Foodie: Gena Hawk

  3. Food and Wine: Locals enjoy time-honored holiday eats that unite the generations

  4. In Season: Holiday brings family, friends and time-tested recipes

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