In the latest in my series of Where We Live, Robert Price takes a look at Lakeview-Cottonwood, an area of southeast Bakersfield that for years has been linked to gang activity, poverty, and unemployment. But despite the many problems it faces, there have been improvements done to better the community.

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Tony Tee

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