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A Basque in the News — Literally

Robert Lopez, Writer

April 13, 2013

Veteran journalist Louis Amestoy writes for The Bakersfield Californian,

Kern County Basque Book Gets Great Review

March 15, 2013

  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...

Kern County Basque history highlighted in new book

January 26, 2013

The history of the many Basques in Kern County has been painstakingly recreated by authors and researchers Steve Bass and George Ansolabehere, who recently published their work in a book, "The Basques of Kern County." The b...

2012 Basque Festival Videos

June 8, 2012

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 ...

Kern County Basque Festival: Something for Everyone

May 28, 2012

See our Calendar of Events for info on the latest Kern County Festival. The Kern County Basque Festival offers something for everyone. Here's what these Basques had to say about this year's event: Noel and Yvonne Goyhene...

Basque Youths Carry on Handball Tradition

May 27, 2012

Basques who immigrated to the U.S. have managed to hang onto their national pastime of handball, playing it just like their ancestors did. Some say it's dying, but a game between 8, 9 and 10-year-olds yesterday, showed that the sport ...

Kern County Festival 2009

May 24, 2012

Bakersfield Basque Festival 2009 from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Basque Pelota

May 10, 2012

Basque Handball Players Woo Bakersfield Crowd from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo....

Bakersfield Basque Community Featured in TV Report

February 29, 2012

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 his...

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