Perhaps it’s the exterior glass designed french doors that make the Emersons’ home in the Rosedale area stand out from the rest of the homes in the neighborhood.
Technological advancements have affected nearly every industry and home security is no exception. But with increased connectivity and support come new threats.
You’ve probably figured by now that March is the “Home and Garden” issue. But since this is a millennial column, you would be safe to assume I have neither a home nor a garden of my own.
Spend the day playing golf and clay target shooting with your local veterans at the 3rd Annual Bird and Birdie event hosted by the Kern County Wounded Heroes Fund and Honor Flight Kern County.
Grab your smart phone and a notebook and take a stroll around your neighborhood. Maybe you’ll hear a chirp, or a shriek or even a hoot. You might even find yourself face to face with a warbler or a California condor.
Country, rock, jazz, you name it, Guitar Masters is an experience unlike any other with a variety of artists playing monthly. It offers a little bit of everything for everyone.
A call to help those in need led Jennifer Jensen and her family to pack their bags and relocate to India in 1999. There was a lot of need around them – a lot of children and families who needed aid.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Bakersfield, food, craft beer, yard games and country music are scheduled to entertain the likes of many.
There are many Shangri- Las in history through songs, books and movies but there is only one in Bakersfield. Shangri-La Asian Bistro & Bar is a fusion of Chinese, Thai and Japanese cuisines on Ming Avenue. Owner Mike Yang knows a thing or two about Asian foods as he also owns Kamisama Ra…
Ready to buy your dream home but can’t quite part with your starter home? Converting your personal residence into a rental rather than selling it may have crossed your mind. For some, this makes sense.
Although a pleasant breeze sweeps through northeast Bakersfield, the winds of change are harsh for Ruth Prado these days.
Fifty-five years seems like a long time to be in the real estate appraisal business in Kern County, but for Gary Crabtree, it is something that he is still dedicated to day after day.
Planting a garden or investing in a home requires us to look to the future and consider possibilities. In the world of philanthropy, we often remind donors to consider ongoing support for the causes they care about. Planned or legacy giving simply means planning now to leave a gift after you…
It’s a brisk day in New York City, but the barricades alongside the Richard Rodgers Theatre stage entrance on West 46th is already gridlocked with fans of “Hamilton: An American Musical,” the critically acclaimed breakout Broadway hit by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
When a restaurant takes the time to create a scenery that transports you to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, without actually being near the beach, you know the attention to detail when it comes to its food will take your taste buds on a pleasant journey.
Six years ago, Corbin Burnes was an undersized high school middle infielder with faint hopes of ever playing professional baseball.
Every Tuesday morning inside Jessica Fletcher’s fifth-grade classroom at Cesar Chavez Elementary School, her 27 students have full creative license to let their imaginations run wild. Some will cut dragons from construction paper, others will go to outer space aboard paint brushes. And many …
On a late summer day in September 1954, the members of the Evergreen Garden Club embarked on their most ambitious project to date. The 25 members of the club, established in 1947, started planning for a fragrance garden for the blind and visually impaired to be installed at Heritage Park.
Understanding garden design is much like understanding high-fashion. Trends begin seemingly out-of-nowhere and change just as dramatically.
Man caves have long dominated the interior design landscape, from sports team memorabilia to mirrored Jack Daniel’s logo art, pool tables, dart boards and beer dispensed from a home bar.
The mental picture I get when somebody says “seven-passenger SUV,” is one of a lumbering, gas-guzzling behemoth that can carry as much stuff as a 26-foot U-Haul truck and is about as nimble and fun to drive.
The smell of wood being sanded wafts through the air in building H2 at Foothill High School. And the sound of high powered machines being used adds to the dramatic scene.
Attention beer enthusiasts, your time to sample all of Kern County’s craft beers under one roof is happening Saturday, March 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Meet Your Brewers tasting event, hosted by the 20-30 Club.
What started out as a joke turned serious last November for Liberty High School English teacher David Ziegler, 45, and his then-fiancee, Charlotte Fraze, 37.
There’s an artistry behind tailoring that perhaps only those behind the sewing machines can attest to. Maybe it’s the rhythmic noise that happens during a blind hem stitch or the perfect seam on a pair of trousers.
Love is in the air throughout the month of February and the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is setting the mood early with The Great Romantics.
The perfect image of the perfect dog is an illusion. Over our threshold passes every breed of dog, from the most elegant purebred greyhound to the tiniest Chihuahua, from collies to cocker spaniels, and Dalmatians to dachshunds. And, of course, we also get every possible mixture in between.
Philanthropy comes in many shapes and sizes. To prove that point, Kern Community Foundation and Bakersfield Young Professionals, a program of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, have joined forces to host an exciting event series: Philanthropy on Tap.
Blake Shelton might be a jack-of-all-trades these days, but at the core, he’s still the same country singer-songwriter from Oklahoma who appeared on the scene in the ‘90s.
There are few things in life as universally applicable as the phrase “timing is everything.” When it comes to your taxes, timing is critical. With so much focus placed on information that belongs in your tax return – which deductions are allowable and which tax credits are available – it is …
Many people who have animals treat them as if they are a part of their family, sometimes calling them their fur babies or children. And giving them the best of the best is high on their priorities when it comes to their health.