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    'Jurassic Park' kicks off new Cinertain movie series

    BY KELLY ARDIS The Bakersfield Californian
    Friday, Nov 21 2014 03:42 PM

    The Cinertain Drive-In team thinks it's hit a home run with a new partnership that will let the business show drive-in movies on a regular basis.

    Together with the Northwest Bakersfield Baseball Association, Cinertain will begin to show movies in the baseball field's parking lot at 4009 Chester Ave.

    Cinertain announced the news on their Facebook page and a press release on Thursday, and the first screening will be "Jurassic Park" Saturday night.

    The partnership doesn't just give Cinertain a large open space to screen films on its inflatable screen, it will also give hungry audience members more concessions to choose from, including hot dogs, nachos, Frito boats and more.

    Admission is $20 a carload, with $5 going toward the baseball...

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    Museum gets major boost for research center

    Groundbreaking shovels are the celebrities of the hand-tool community -- they come out only for VIP appearances, never do any of the dirty work and then slink from view when the cameras stop clicking. They're such a rare breed, in fact,...

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    Salty's new location is the grill deal

    Salty's BBQ has made such a good impression since it opened last year on Rosedale Highway that it was probably inevitable that a second location would pop up. It has, and the copy may be better than the original. The major down side to...


    Outlets, CASA team up to help foster children

    Appealing to Bakersfield's philanthropic power shoppers, the Outlets at Tejon has partnered with CASA of Kern County to make the holidays a bit brighter for local foster children with the Giving Tree. Now through Dec. 13, visit the tree...

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    CESAREO GARASA: Take a walk on this laugh track

    Bakersfield seems light years away from the cosmopolitan comedy clubs of Los Angeles and their two-drink minimum seating, but we'll be getting a taste with the arrival of the four-person "Walk of Shame" comedy tour arriving tonight at...

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    Youth Symphony touches roots

    The Bakersfield Youth Symphony will pay a musical tribute to the Dust Bowl migrants this weekend in the final event celebrating the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath." Conducted by Maxim Eshkenazy, the student...

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    Children in need await your love

    The timing of the family Brenda and Jason Haught hoped to have when they were college sweethearts didn't turn out exactly as planned but they feel blessed with the result. "Right from the beginning our goal was to adopt," said Mrs. Haught...

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    Eat -- a lot -- drink and be merry

    A word of advice to anyone attending Bakersfield Uncorked this weekend: Come hungry. "Don't eat before leaving the house!" said Mandy Herp, one of the event organizers and treasurer-elect of the Junior League of Bakersfield, which puts on...


    Trot or treat? You can do both at annual fundraiser

    If you want to put the giving in Thanksgiving this year, look no farther than the seventh annual Bakersfield Turkey Trot, hosted by the Bakersfield Homeless Center. Whatever your skill level may be, the Turkey Trot promises a race that...

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    Actor treks into town for book-signing event

    In a mission to boldly go where he has not gone before, actor LeVar Burton will visit Barnes & Noble on Friday. The literacy advocate and actor, known for roles in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Roots" and as host of the popular...

  11. CSUB, BC striking up the bands

    Students at both Cal State Bakersfield and Bakersfield College will present their jazz ensembles in concert over the next few days. Cal State students go first, with a slate of classic charts from the Count Basie orchestra, Lee Morgan,...

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    With Thanksgiving days away, eyes are on the pies

    If the thought of making a couple of pies for the Thanksgiving table sounds daunting, take a minute to reflect on the task ahead for the husband and wife who own Happy Jack's Pie N' Burger: 1,000 pies in two days. And that staggering...

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    PETE TITTL: Sorella has a new home, and some growing pains

    Buying that first house and going from being a renter to an owner is the American dream. Oh, what a thrill -- until the first plumbing bill arrives and you realize, "Wait, I'm on the hook for this now?" I highly doubt such issues will...

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