What will change (and won’t)

Along with acknowledging the Alfred Harrell family’s 122-year support for a Bakersfield institution, The Bakersfield Californian’s senior editor and columnist, Robert Price, shares with readers the changes to format, production and printing coming in July.

Robert Price
Robert Price

“Many of us at The Californian had known for years that our situation — local family ownership with deep, historic community roots — was a rare blessing, something to be celebrated and cherished,” Price wrote, “We in The Californian’s newsroom were fortunate to have our decision-makers one floor down, but as change swept the newspaper industry, it became increasingly evident that it would touch us here in Bakersfield, too.”

Previously: Bakersfield, Tehachapi papers sold