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The Bakersfield Californian

  (661) 395-7500
3700 Pegasus Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Mailing Address
3700 Pegasus Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Office Hours
The Bakersfield Californian temporarily is not accepting walk-in customers and clients. Phones are open from 8 am. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Closed weekends and holidays.

The Californian will be closed for the following holidays - Thanksgiving, Nov. 26 and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020.

Classifieds

  Classified Call Center

  (661) 322-7355

  Obituary Desk

  (661) 395-7302

  Legal Desk

  (661) 395-7243

  Recruitment Advertising

  (661) 322-5627

  Applause

  (661) 322-7355

Subscriber Services

  (661) 392-5777
  Toll Free: 1-800-953-5353
  Customer Care
Office Hours
6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday

Californian Staff

Management

Cliff Chandler
PUBLISHER
 
  (661) 395-7521
Christine L. Peterson
EXECUTIVE EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7381
Jose Granados
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT
 
  (661) 392-5731

Advertising

Local Retail
 
  Fax: (661) 395-7285
Regional / National Sales
 
  (661) 395-7221
  Fax: (661) 395-7406
Real Estate
 
  Fax: (661) 395-7499
Recruitment
 
  (661) 322-5627

Interactive Media

Christine Benavente
DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL
 
  (661) 395-7569

Newsroom - Editors

Christine L. Peterson
EXECUTIVE EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7381
Theodore Feinberg
NEWS EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7324
John Cox
BUSINESS EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7404
Stefani Dias
FEATURES EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7488

Newsroom - General Contact & Support

General Contact
 
  (661) 395-7384
  Toll Free: 1-800-540-0646

Newsroom - Reporters & Columnists

Herb Benham
FAMILY COLUMNIST
 
  (661) 395-7279
Clay Cunningham
SPORTS REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7374
Steven Mayer
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT/ENTERPRISE REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7353
Sam Morgen
GOVERNMENT REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7415
Emma Gallegos
NEWS REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7394
Stacey Shepard
EDITOR/REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7417
Ron Stapp
SPORTS REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7388
Quinn Wilson
NEWS REPORTER
 
  (661) 395-7491

Newsroom - Photo

Alex Horvath
PHOTOGRAPHER
 
  (661) 395-7403

Newsroom - Copy Desk & Page Designers

Josh Bennett
COPY EDITOR & PAGE DESIGNER
 
  (661) 395-7393
Andrew Garcilazo
COPY EDITOR/PAGE DESIGNER
 
  (661) 395-7416
Jarrod Graham
DESIGN EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7478
Pete Menting
COPY EDITOR & PAGE DESIGNER
 
  (661) 395-7395

Newsroom - QC

Anthony Ashley
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION
 
  (661) 395-7560
Evan Jones
PAGINATION COORDINATOR
 
  (661) 395-7260

Niche Publications

Julie Mana-ay Perez
SPECIALTY PUBLICATIONS DESIGNER
 
  (661) 395-7467
Ema Sasic
SPECIALTY PUBLICATIONS EDITOR
 
  (661) 395-7392
  • Positive Cases Among Kern Residents: 31,712

  • Positive Cases Among Non-Residents: 10

  • Deaths: 360

  • Recovered Residents: 15,609

  • Number of Negative Tests: 156,998

  • Number of Pending Tests*: 609

Updated: 9/23/2020. Source: Kern County Public Health Services Department

*As reported by community healthcare providers.

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