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Devoted Renegade and Roadrunner helps forge partnership

By Marley Sherry / October 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Devoted Renegade and Roadrunner helps forge partnership

Photo Credit: Cal State Bakersfield BY CHRISTINE BEDELL Cal State Bakersfield Greg Bynum is the son of Oklahomans who came to Kern County seeking a better life and not only wanted, but expected, their two boys to get the education they never did. He went on to do just that, going from North High to…

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Colorful Fox

A stone colorful fox hits local entertainment hot spot

By bp-admin / April 19, 2019 / Comments Off on A stone colorful fox hits local entertainment hot spot

Photo Credit: Alex Horvath / The Californian For Brazilian artist Arlin Graff, known for his large-scale animal murals, bigger is always better. So when he arrived earlier this month to begin work on a piece on the south-facing wall between The BLVD and Temblor Brewing Co., he knew it would be a good one. “He…

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The Blvd

The BLVD bringing entertainment to Bakersfield next month

By bp-admin / March 19, 2018 / Comments Off on The BLVD bringing entertainment to Bakersfield next month

David Bynum knows what people say about Bakersfield — “There’s nothing to do here!” — so he’s doing what he can to address that. Bynum is the CEO of The BLVD, a new entertainment spot set to open on Buck Owens Boulevard next month. The 45,000-square-foot space will have a restaurant serving a diverse array…

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Temblor Ready To Tap The Keg

Fermenting a revolution: Temblor ready to tap the keg

By bp-admin / September 5, 2015 / Comments Off on Fermenting a revolution: Temblor ready to tap the keg

It is early. There’s still only a pale promise of morning in the star-lit sky. But Mike Lahti is already at work inside a converted warehouse space on Buck Owens Boulevard. Thick green rubber gloves peek from the pocket of his shorts as he darts around the brew pad, an eclectic mix of rock and…

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The Bakersfield Californian

Everyone in Kern has a stake in future of oil and gas production

By bp-admin / March 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Everyone in Kern has a stake in future of oil and gas production

The day after formation of Kern Citizens for Energy was announced, a news writer wondered why anybody not invested in the oil or gas industry would want to become involved in the issue. As a longtime resident of Kern County and a business owner, I can answer the reporter’s question with one of my own:…

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University Office Center Space

Businesses Snap Up Commercial Space

By bp-admin / January 11, 2014 / Comments Off on Businesses Snap Up Commercial Space

BAKERSFIELD, CA — After a tough few years, business space has become a prized commodity in and around Bakersfield, with demand for some property exceeding pre-recession levels. Led by warehouse work and other industrial activity, the area’s commercial real estate market is posting across-the-board improvement in vacancy rates. Some developers have responded by building, or…

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Businesses To Be Cut Off By Westside Parkway Construction

By bp-admin / January 7, 2013 / Comments Off on Businesses To Be Cut Off By Westside Parkway Construction

BAKERSFIELD, CA — A city construction project soon will block off an access point to several Bakersfield businesses, including the popular restaurant Moo Creamery. The city said it has no choice but the owners of the property say they’re going to sue. In a couple of months this access point will be closed forcing customers…

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Push To Change How Property Taxes Are Collected

By bp-admin / January 3, 2013 / Comments Off on Push To Change How Property Taxes Are Collected

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Democratic state lawmakers want to change how property taxes are collected via, a decades-old law. Commercial property owners say any change to Proposition 13 would lead to punishing tax increases that could cause businesses to flee the state. But, proponents argue it would actually improve the state’s bottom line. For 34 years,…

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The Bakersfield Californian

Money Issue Won’t Deter Roadrunners

By bp-admin / March 11, 2011 / Comments Off on Money Issue Won’t Deter Roadrunners

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Getting postseason home games override the cost of hosting Women’s Basketball Invitational games. At least that’s the theory. Cal State Bakersfield gets its second straight home game of the 2011 WBI when it hosts South Dakota today at 6 p.m. in the Icardo Center. The WBI charges home teams $10,000 for each…

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Bakersfield Magazine

Blood, Sweat, & Tears – Bynum Inc.

By bp-admin / October 11, 2010 / Comments Off on Blood, Sweat, & Tears – Bynum Inc.

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Gregory D. Bynum and Associates has a longstanding reputation in Bakersfield for excellence in commercial real estate development. Established in 1981, the company also specializes in property management, brokerage, and appraisal-analysis. In fact, providing appraisal services was how the company initially generated business. “The vehicle was appraisal and we slowly got into…

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