Bakersfield College Off Campus Apartments
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One of the smaller American universities, Bakersfield College is part of the California Community College system. It is renowned for its athletics program, and the college football team, the Renegades, are known as formidable competitors.
Stuck in the Middle With You
Bakersfield is set right in the centre of Los Angeles and Fresno, and is currently one of the fastest growing areas in the United States. Bakersfield is a manufacturing and agriculture city, but is also known for turning out great country music singers like Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, as well as plenty of pro footballers.
Bring Your Car to Bakersfield
The city of Bakersfield is growing fast, and that means that infrastructure has a long way to go to catch up to population. If you bring your car to Bakersfield, though, you'll have the freedom of the entire city, as well as the option to travel to Fresno or LA for anything you need.
If you put your walking legs on, you have just over half a mile to go to get to most grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops around Bakersfield Community College. Gyms are all sadly more than a mile and a half away - by the time you get there you won't need it!
Bakersfield Housing for Students
Bakersfield real estate prices thankfully haven't caught up to the size of the city yet either. Apartments for rent in California are seldom found for under $700 per month, however Bakersfield has quite a few options from $500 to $600 per month.
Apartments are scattered all around the edges of the city, with no particular area having a concentration of rentals - however there are a couple more apartment options in the east and south of Bakersfield.
Bakersfield Brunches and Beers
You'll want to hop in your wheels (and make sure you have a designated driver) to get to most of the nightspots around Bakersfield. For a quick hit after school, Amestoy's Frank Bar is only a block or two away from Bakersfield College and is very well priced. Charly's is close also, and the Red Pepper Cocktail Lounge is great for a more upmarket night on the town.
Sandrini's and Guthrie Alley Cat are in the center of town, and popular with students.
You have two Chinese cuisine options close to school if you are looking for something to fill your belly - otherwise you'll need to head right into town
Bakersfield is famous for it's Basque cuisine; check out Benji's French Basque Restaurant out on the Rosedale Highway.
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What do people do for fun in Bakersfield?
Bakersfield is a decently sized city, so there is a pretty active nightlife. Mostly centered around 19th and Eye Street, there are always people on the streets late into the night. Other recreational activities include cars mud racing in nearby Oildale, hiking and fishing in the Kern River and attending shows and concerts at the Rabbobank Arena.