Bakersfield California Problems

Bakersfield California Problems and Struggles

I'm from Bakersfield, I spent my first 19 years of life there. I finally got to move summer of 2016, to San Luis Obispo, where I have the time of my life and feel at home. I'm very aware of how much people complain and talk crap about Bakersfield, so I thought I would write a relatable post on the problems of living in Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Problems

The struggles of living in Bakersfield, California.

1. Bakersfield is so boring for young adults.

boring small town

2. Bakersfield is hotter than the devil's sauna.

hottest american cities

3. Bakersfield is surrounded by mountains, but you can't see them because of the...

smoggiest cities

4. Smog.

most polluted cities

5. Bakersfield has way too many high schools.

california high schools

6. Bakersfield doesn't seem up-to-date with current trends and events.

old fashioned conservative towns

7. Bakersfield has very harsh disciplinary procedures & public-shaming policies.

harsh police policies

8. Bakersfield shopping is pretty limited.

no shopping in Bakersfield

9. Bakersfield is really spread out for a "small town".

large small town

10. There's about a 2 hour drive to any interesting place nearby in California.

near Los Angeles and the beach

The Struggles of Living in Bakersfield

Hope you enjoyed this humorous post about Bakersfield California! I don't mean to trash the city, but I thought I would make native "Bakersfieldians" laugh. Bakersfield also has some nice qualities, and you can defend it in the comments below! Please share this post to make fellow people from Bakersfield laugh and to give some insight to others who may follow you about the "armpit of California".

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