Yearly Archives: 2015


Korean War Memorial

I was extremely honored to be present during the remembrance of the sacrifices made during ceremonies at the Korean Memorial on Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield.  There was also a delegation from Bucheon, South Korea who conducted the wreath laying ceremony. Let us never forget the sacrifices of our veterans and […]


Kern County Bulky Waste Event Oct 24

The next Kern County Bulky Waste Event is next month on October 24.  I have attached an electronic copy of the flyer for your distribution.  If you would like paper copies, feel free to respond to this e-mail requesting them. If you have any question or need more information please you […]


VJ Day

It was an honor to be present amongst such great heroes, as our local World War II veterans were remembered. Both they and other attendees reflected upon the final end of World War II, with VJ Day. This happen 70 years ago with the signing of unconditional surrender in Tokyo […]


Ward 7 Projects

I’m getting projects done in Ward 7 for you.  If driving or biking around, you may have noticed several improvements going on; including repaved streets around the Automall area, new curbing on Hughes Lane and Akers, repaired planter boxes and canal fencing on Wible & S. H Street, while road […]


Bakersfield Fireworks Restriction debate continues

Plenty of conversation today regarding potential fireworks restrictions, along with spade and neutering policies, during the City Council legislative & litigation committee meeting. The fireworks issue was continued until next month committee meeting due to the lengthy staff presentations, public discussion and council member statements and recommendations. Bakersfield Californian Article […]