Hello Bakersfield!

Welcome to our new monthly publication. Bakersfield Lifestyle will celebrate the city and people of Bakersfield. Each and every month we will feature news, people, places and special events that make Bakersfield unique. This is a magazine about you and your neighbors, the places you work and places you frequent. We’ll let you know what’s happening around town and spotlight…

October 2017 Around Town

The second Bakersfield Marathon is scheduled for November 12, and registration is open for the marathon, half marathon, two-person half marathon relay and 5K fun run. The event, a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon, will start and end on the California State University, Bakersfield campus and the course will take participants through iconic local neighborhoods including the Stockdale Financial…

Monthly Style Brief

How about a little different take on fall decor? If you're loving the trending gray/blue lighter color palette accented with a touch of warm tones, you can create a great fresh look for autumn. We love this woodland story with stag and horn details. Adding some metallic tones makes it a bit unexpected and interesting—don't you think?

Castle & Cooke

Laura Whitaker serves as president of Castle & Cooke, Mainland Communities Division. In that capacity, she oversees the development of retail shopping centers, residential and active adult master planned communities, office developments, golf courses and water companies across the country. Laura, a Michigan native, has been a resident of Bakersfield for many years.

Welcome Home

The lovely brick home located at 12200 Red Rose Way is reminiscent of a charming English country house. An arched entryway invites you through double doors into the dark hardwood floored foyer. The arches are repeated as you enter the comfortably elegant living room with crown molding and many custom touches.

Apples and Sunflowers

It's Apple Season

Ask the Expert …

If there is anything you ever wanted to know about Bakersfield, ask David Lyman. A lifelong resident, David’s brain is chock full of statistics, history, restaurant info, transportation, festivals, concerts, sporting events, people, places and things. Everything you ever wanted to know about the 142 square miles of Bakersfield and the surrounding areas is on the tip of David’s tongue.…

Double Take

The nights are warm, the lights are low and the mood is cool…. Take in a great evening of music with everything from Abba to Zeppelin. Dueling Pianos at the Prospect Lounge at The Padre Hotel features phenomenal pianists who trade blows on twin baby grands while singing audience requests. Sophisticated and fun! Small plates available to share. Sip a…

Health and Fitness

After surviving the blistering heat this past summer, the 24/7 life when kids are out of school, vacations and whatever else the summer brought your way, it is time to “fall back” into a routine—and take time to take care of yourself! It’s easy to get so involved in activities and taking care of your family that you forget to…