Bakersfield, California

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  • Essay Sexual Content in the Bluest Eye

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    "I believe in objective truth. It is impossible to teach morality apart from the church (Hunn A1)." Since the election and controversy of the candidate's views on The Bluest Eye issue, Chad Vegas was elected onto the board. According to The Bakersfield Californian, "The win adds Vegas, a self-described right-wing republican, to an already conservative board." Parent Anna Agenjo says, "I think he has a very narrow point of view. He feels only books that have uncontroversial topics should be taught

  • Air Pollution In Bakersfield California

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    Bakersfield California is a fun place for people to go on vacation. There is Beach Park, located near the city that has playing fields, bike paths, skate parks, and barbeque pits. There are lakes to go water skiing and boating, also Kern River County Park that has 50 campsites for a family to bring their children to enjoy a nice outdoor vacation. Restaurants, that force you to try new things and have the experience of eating in an older restaurant building. However, what most people don’t know is

  • Definition Of Primary Government : The City Of Bakersfield Essay

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    1. Introductory Section Definition of primary government: The City of Bakersfield is located south of the San Joaquin Valley and is approximately 100 miles north of Los Angeles. The City had an estimated population of 367, 315 as of January 2014. Government’s Financial Condition as of the balance sheet date: According to the letter of transmittal provided in the CAFR the finance director states the city is showing signs of recovery after the recent recession. The letter states that the City has

  • Personal Narrative-River Rafting In California

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    set to go on vacation to San Francisco, California. We were going to see a San Francisco Giants baseball game and go to Alcatraz Island, a national park that used to hold some of the most dangerous criminals in the United States. After packing all of our luggage into our red, 2010 Nissan Armada, we were ready to leave my Southern California home and drive up the coast of California. Before reaching our final destination, we decided to stop in Central California to do an activity that we had never tried

  • Descriptive Experience Of A Restaurant

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    The Wool Growers Basque Restaurant is located on the East side of Bakersfield. The location is in a bad part of town. The outside of the building doesn’t look very appealing and the location is surrounded by old buildings and old neighborhood houses. As I arrived I was surprised to see a full parking lot. When I entered the restaurant I encounter a heavy crowd in the bar section. I was shocked to see only white people from old to middle age. As I was walking down the hall to the dining area

  • Positive And Negative Effects Of The Central Valley

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    minerals and sediments in the San Joaquin soil allow yearly crops. The agricultural sector offers jobs to thousands of immigrants and long term residents in California. As a result, towns like Arvin, Delano, Wasco, and Shafter continue to grow. Most of the people working in the fields are Hispanic, and this is probably the main reason that California has such a high Hispanic population. Central Valley has its negative side also; air pollution is a big issue in the Valley. Many residents get affected

  • Proposal For The Legal File Sharing Access For Students

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    Memo Date: August 7, 2015 To: Kathleen M. Knutzen, Vice President of Academic Affairs California State University Bakersfield From: Puji Inverso P. I. Subject: Proposal for the legal file-sharing access for students Purpose The purpose of this proposal is to request Kathleen M. Knutzen, Vice President of Academic Affairs to give the approval for a comprehensive study regarding the file-sharing accessibility from the library’s database in order to establish whether considering a reduction

  • High Speed Rail California

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    the local transit systems and upgrading sewer-water facilities. Though these effects are specific to foreign rail systems, conclusions can be drawn about potential effects of the high-speed rail development on California because cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Anaheim, Bakersfield, and Fresno mimic many of the cities specifically along the Japanese high-speed rail. If completed, the CAHSR would create many economic opportunities for both the residents of the Central Valley and businesses

  • Joshua National Park

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    matter of fact, it provides various species of animals, unique rock formations, plenty of hiking trails, the beautiful Joshua Tree itself, etc. It also provides solitude, silence, and captivating skies. This distinct desert land located in Southern California with an area of 1,234 mi², was officially named a national monument by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936 and became a national park on October 31, 1994. The park received its name due to the fact that it is surrounded by these spiky trees

  • The Effects Of Groundwater On California Water Supply Essay

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    The almost total development of California was made possible only because of two main water sources: surface water, or water that gathers on the ground, such as rivers and streams; and the groundwater, which is pumped out from the ground. The area also ignites interest on producing a small amount of desalinated water, which is still too expensive to be widely applied. Undoubtedly, Groundwater plays a significant role in California water supply. During a normal year, 30% of the state 's water supply