The Community


An accessible quality of life can be found in Bakersfield, California. Enjoying proximity to mountains, ocean, and large urban areas, residents appreciate the shorter commute times, greater space, lower cost of living, and other quality of life amenities that benefit everyday living. Visitors can still find the charm of Old California while enjoying all of the conveniences of modern living, from shopping and services to theater and events, to parks and gathering places, and with a regional airport.

Each community served by the colleges within the Kern Community College District can boast of its unique character and points of interest. Listed below is just a sample of the variety and breadth of activities available: