Community Event

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 […]

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 […]

Bakersfield Safe Streets: East Planz

As the Chair of the Bakersfield Safe Neighborhoods & Community Relations Committee, Councilman Chris Parlier said it was great to interact with the wonderful residents of the East Planz community during tonight’s Safe Streets event.  Police Officers were there connecting with both kids and adults, by making those personal contacts. […]

Memorial Day Ceremony

It was an honor to attend the Kern County, Memorial Day ceremony today. It was a time to reflect and remember those brave military heroes, that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our great country.  Local surviving military family members, veterans and numerous elected officials were in attendance.  There was a […]