Veteran journalist Louis Amestoy rediscovers his Basque roots working in BakersfieldRead more ›
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The strong work ethic that has been a hallmark of Basque immigrants is recognized in a glowing review about the book “The Basques of Kern County” that was recently published in Bakersfield Californian. The book, written by Steve Bass and George Ansolabehere, chronicles the history of the Basque community in Kern County, which is one of the largest Basque [...]Read more ›
Basque festivals are popular — everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals — and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June 3.Read more ›
Read what people had to say about the Bakersfield Basque picnic.Read more ›
Everyone loves the Bakersfield festival. Here are four events not to be missed.Read more ›
Bakersfield’s thriving Basque community was featured in a news report by local TV station KGET Channel 17. The report highlighted local landmarks such as Wool Grower’s restaurant and the Noriega Hotel. Historian Steve Bass was interviewed and talked about Kern County’s rich Basque history. Also featured in the report was visiting Basque Professor Unai Nafarrate, who is teaching a language [...]Read more ›