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PHOTO GALLERY: A look at East Hills Mall through the years

East Hills Mall in northeast Bakersfield has gone through a lot of changes since it opened in 1986. Now fenced off and boarded up, the indoor shopping center southeast of Highway 178 and Mount Vernon Avenue awaits a demolition job later this year that will pave the way for a new retail and entertainment development called City Lights. Here's a look back at the mall.

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