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East Hills Health Complex: Could it happen?
Bakersfield Californian

Just two months after Modesto-based Save Mart Supermarkets purchased East Hills Mall in northeast Bakersfield, tentative plans have surfaced to transform the struggling retail center into a county-run public health complex.

Kern County General Services Director Jeff Frapwell confirmed Thursday that an owner-developer group has approached the county with the idea of consolidating several public health agencies into the 24-year-old shopping center.