Cars lined Chester Avenue on Friday night in support of local restaurants. According to a Facebook Post on Chester Ave. Downtown Cruise, the event was held in recognition of downtown Bakersfield establishments operating strictly via curbside pickup during the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to participant Todd Hansen, about 200 cars were present along with about 50 motorcycles. The cruise began at James Road and went down to California Avenue.

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Independent Voter

Agreed. They shouldn't be doing this. They shouldn't have to. Businesses should be open so these types of supportive actions aren't necessary. See, Dweeb, we agree.

All Star

I would be pi**ed if I had to be somewhere and these attention seekers blocked the street in front of me.

Moardeeb

Did they buy food? What did they do?

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