Café Smitten Breaks Ground on Second Location

KGET Channel 17: News coverage of the Smitten Groundbreaking at Seven Oaks’ Grand Island Village:  

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JOHN COX: Cafe Smitten breaks ground on southwest Bakersfield expansion

Cafe Smitten, the darling of downtown’s so-called Eastchester district, is expanding to southwest Bakersfield in coordination with local real estate developer Bolthouse Properties. At a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, the coffeehouse’s owners, Stasie and Shai Bitton, detailed plans to open a Seven Oaks location with extended hours, a more substantial meal menu than its downtown location…

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Creating Connection

The Seven Oaks West Ming Specific Plan outlines a 25-year plan for the future growth within the Seven Oaks Master Planned Community. A cornerstone to the plan is the miles of trails and paseos linking the residential villages with the community parks and retail centers as well as the office park. The Seven Oaks Master…

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Run To Remember Someone You Will Never Forget

Written by Dawni Fauke, Hoffmann Hospice Volunteer If you have ever lost someone close to you, you know just how important it is to keep their memory alive. While the mourning process can be incredibly difficult, keeping a loved one’s memory alive is a valuable part of the process. It provides a meaningful way to…

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Master Plan Development Update: Spring 2018

It is an exciting time of thoughtfully planned growth in the Seven Oaks neighborhood. The Seven Oaks West Ming Specific Plan began as a vision in 2002 and was approved in 2007, addressing a 25 year plan for future growth and exciting development to Southwest Bakersfield. With all its parts linked together by trails, paseos,…

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The Lee & Krystyna Jamieson Recovery Home for Women & Children

The Lee & Krystyna Jamieson Recovery Home for Women & Children opened on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The center is located downtown Bakersfield and will house up to 38 women and children. The recovery home is designed to provide a comfortable environment for women in recovery, a place where those coming out of the darkest…

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