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Kern County California

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Frazer Park, California

Hi I am Pauline Drury your host for the state of California,  Kern & Fresno Counties. I live in Oxnard Ventura Co., CA., I was born in Los Angeles CA & was raised in Fresno, I moved to Kern County in 1994.
I  moved to Oxnard CA in April of this year because of a divorce.
My Step- Dad's folks came to Kern County in 1938, 
from Cordell, Washita Co., OK

  This Site is always under construction so check back often & be sure to hit reload so you will have the most up to date information.

New,  KERN LIFE 2000

Historic Store Turns Out lights

Photos of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains
along HWY 395, Mammoth area 

Fort Tejon


History in the Making

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Kern County Snow January 25, 1999

Last recorded was in 1933 of any depth.
more Local Photos

Snowed under: The biggest snowfall of the century disrupted and delighted the city.


     Bakersfield, city in south central California, seat of Kern County, on the Kern   River. It is located at the southern end of the valley of the San Joaquin River. Bakersfield is a commercial, distribution, and manufacturing center situated in an agricultural and petroleum- producing region. Manufactures include refined petroleum, electronic components, and processed food; crops grown in the surrounding region include grapes, cotton, citrus fruits, almonds, and carrots.


BIOGRAPHICAL COLONEL THOMAS BAKER

COL THOMAS BAKER
From: "The Darling's" darling@netxn.com  
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999
Story of the 1862 Arrest and Trial of Col. Thomas Baker for Treason Baker's second significant mention in 1862 was in October
after a talk he gave in Visalia.

Note on how Col Thomas Baker Died.
"Heart of the Golden Empire,
an Illustrated History of Bakersfield by Richard C. Bailey"


The Home of Buck Owens & Merle Haggard

Jack Palance  bio., lives in Tehachapi

Kern County History

The Tehachapi Loop Historical Train

powwow08.jpg (17801 bytes)  Tehachapi 1998 Pow Wow

What is a PowWow?

        Antelope Valley Indian Museum

The Bakersfield Home Page


          Kern County Links


Page last updated    01/27/02    


 

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