When James Brannen was a 17-year-old junior at Foothill High School in Bakersfield, CA, no one really expected him to attend college. That, however, was before he spent five life-changing years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Those years would set him on a new course that would not only take him to college, but eventually, law school as well. “School wasn’t my thing,” Brannen said, “and I knew … More Military Helped Attorney Realize College Was For Him After All
Photo Credit: Matt McGee, Flickr I love fall! It brings cool weather, colorful leaves, and my very favorite: the World Series. Even if my Dodgers, don’t quite make it into October, I relish the energy and camaraderie that comes from knowing baseball lovers across the country are focusing on the best of the season’s best. … More What Business Can Learn From Baseball
Image: Johan J. Ingles-Le Nobel via Flickr Published in Bakersfield Life Magazine, September 2015 It’s a great time to be a girl. Locally and across the country, in schools, on athletic fields, and in the workplace, girls and women are breaking out of stereotypical female roles and they are garnering a lot of attention for … More It’s a Great Time to be a Girl!
By: Cheryl Scott, Published in July Issue of Bakersfield Life Magazine http://issuu.com/bakersfieldlifemagazine/docs/july_blife_-_web The phrase “summer vacation” conjures up a crazy collection of memories for me, including national parks, long drives, skyscrapers, and lots of adventures. Just hearing the words fills me — and other summer sojourners — with anticipation. Work demands are changing, though, and … More Taking Back the Great American Summer Vacation