59Days to $10,000

Billed as "The largest tech competition in the central valley," 59daysofcode rewards computer coding expertise and entrepreneurial skills by offering monetary prizes — two first-place finishers will get $10,000 each — to teams of individuals that come up with the best business idea and smartphone app design.

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Bakersfield's Ablin House part of statewide Frank Lloyd Wright home tour

Many people have considered Frank Lloyd wright to be in a genius in the world of architecture + design. His work is extraordinary + unique. What many people don’t know is that Bakersfield is home to one of Wright’s amazing works of art. Last month, locals had the opportunity to tour the home + take in its beautiful design. Check out this recent article in The Bakersfield Californian at the link in our bio + discover what makes this Northeast Bakersfield home so unique!

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Bakersfield, once the butt of jokes, is booming. So are many other inland California cities.

Bakersfield has become a city to explore + a place to build a good life, and it’s no surprise that the word is getting out. We couldn’t keep our hidden gem of a city secret anymore. Check out this recent article in The Washington Post + find why life in Bakersfield is no longer a joking matter.

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THE JOY OF TURNING SOMETHING YOU LOVE INTO A BUSINESS

I wanted to start my own business well before I moved to Bakersfield in 2010. Last year, my wife, Shannon, and I opened Rig City in Downtown Bakersfield, and it’s been the best decision. We love coffee, and having a shop is a way to be around coffee all day and share it with our friends and neighbors. We’ve been roasting our own beans for years, and we knew the best way for customers to experience our coffee was to open our own place — ensuring they were enjoying the coffee as it was intended.

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Bitwise Introduces Shift3 to the Bakersfield Community

After announcing their expansion into Bakersfield last month, Bitwise comes again to present Shift3 + their hopes for Bakersfield partnerships. Read how this Fresno based tech company wants to empower Bakersfield to do awesome things.

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Bitwise's planned expansion into Bakersfield seen as taking the city to 'the next level'

There are so many reasons to be in Bakersfield — especially right now as the city is growing in new and exciting ways. Many are discovering that Bakersfield’s appeal goes far beyond affordable housing. Check out this recent article in Curbed + find out what people are saying they love about this city, and share your own reasons to love for Bakersfield!

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Top 3 Favorite Things To Do in JUNE

In our beloved Bakersfield, there’s always something happening. We’ve scouted event calendars + pages and found our top 3 things to do in the city! These are our recommendations for the month of June!

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Go Everywhere, Do Everything

I’ll be the first to tell you that, as much as I genuinely love being in Bakersfield, I love adventuring out of it just as much. I am a proud first-generation American who was born to be a citizen of the world. Both of my parents are globetrotters from different countries, so venturing off from home every chance I got was never a foreign concept to me. I never even had a particular dream trip because I dreamt of a lifetime of travel, and I’ve always been determined to go everywhere and do everything.

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COULD BAKERSFIELD BECOME A CALIFORNIA BOOM TOWN?

There are so many reasons to be in Bakersfield — especially right now as the city is growing in new and exciting ways. Many are discovering that Bakersfield’s appeal goes far beyond affordable housing. Check out this recent article in Curbed + find out what people are saying they love about this city, and share your own reasons to love for Bakersfield!

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