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From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sat Jan 15 11:32:12 2005

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Cameron Kaiser wrote:

> > That's going to be difficult. Bakersfield is centrally located smack dab
> > in the middle of southern and northern California, bisected by I5, but
> I thought it was CA 99 (old US 99) that went through Bakersfield.

You're right. I-5 is to the west of Bakersfield but the town (now a city
I guess) has grown such that it now almost touches I-5.

I should say that Bakersfield is not THAT bad anymore. There are parts of
it that are kind of quaint (in a positive sense) these days (especially
the older parts of town).

And it has certainly grown up. Bakersfield used to be this far off place
that my dad would take us to do pheasant hunting. Now it's a good place
to stop off for a few minutes to grab some grub on the way to LA, and it's
got a few thrift shops where I've pulled some neat stuff out of over the

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