Californians know that Bakersfield is the best place to stop on a road trip between Sacramento and Los Angeles. But Bakersfield’s location has given the city a thriving job market and a healthy economy through the agriculture and oil industries. Bakersfield is one of the most affordable places to buy a home in California, and it has a strong sense of community that makes it a great place to raise a family and settle down.
The entire San Joaquin Valley in the heart of California is a bit like Texas. Oil fields, crops and livestock litter the entire valley along with Bars and boot-scootin’ honky-tonks. But true to California, the locals here have embraced the idea of locally sourced fresh food and vegetables.