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Writing Out Loud: It’s in the Fine Print

By George Stahl / November 14, 2017

It seems that with all of the talk of sexual misconduct and abuse in Hollywood, a man named Ezekiel Hall has come forward with information regarding one of the stars of the 1977 T.V. series, ‘The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams.’ In a little known press conference held last Wednesday at a location somewhere […]

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Writing Out Loud: TP 1.01

By George Stahl / November 7, 2017

By George Stahl The latest tax to come from the lawmakers of California is called, ‘TP 1.01.’ It is a tax that will be levied on how many rolls of toilet paper is used per household. The hope behind this tax is to reduce the amount of paper that is wasted by the millions of […]

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Writing Out Loud: GEM

By George Stahl / October 31, 2017

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl According to the Berkeley City Council, carnivals can no longer give fish away as a prize in their midways. You know, the game where for five dollars you get three ping pong balls and the chance to toss them into a small bowl that sits in a field of […]

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First Annual Beer Festival

By George Stahl / October 24, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun Every annual event has a beginning. On Saturday, Oct. 21, Rivernook Campground in Kernville presented the 1st Annual Rockin’ River Beer and Music Festival. At this year’s event, 100 percent of the proceeds were contributed to the non-profit organization ‘Keepers of the Kern,’ according to the event coordinator, […]

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The Seventh Planet

By George Stahl / October 24, 2017

It is a huge ball of gas floating around in space. It is the 7th planet from the sun and the third largest of the eight in our solar system. Pluto was deplanetised in 2006 and reclassified as a ‘dwarf planet,’ (In turn, did Disney reclassify its Pluto and move him from Mickey’s pup to […]

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St. Jude Fall Fest fun for all

By George Stahl / October 17, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun Since 1996, St. Jude Catholic Church in Wofford Heights has been holding their Fall Festival. The event has become a staple in the Kern River Valley community, and many of this year’s patrons have been attending since it was first held. The attendance, as well as the selection […]

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Writing Out Loud: Of Gods and Monsters

By George Stahl / October 17, 2017

By George Stahl Of all of the misquoted, wrongly attributed quotes and just messed up quotes, one of the most famous has to be “Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters.” Most people think, because of one misconception or another, that these words appear in the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein. How […]

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Writing Out Loud: It’s All on the Label

By George Stahl / October 10, 2017

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl There are over 35 different major additives we can use to enhance the performance of our cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. They come in several different categories that separate what they do to the fuel we put into our tanks. There are seven of these categories that are considered […]

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Peddler’s Faire serves up food, fun and creativity

By George Stahl / October 10, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun For 19 years, the Peddler’s Faire has given local artists, merchandisers and purveyors of unique antiquities a marketplace where they can display and sell their wares in the Kern River Valley. According to Jeanette Rogers Erickson, “We have a total of 58 vendors this year, and 27 of […]

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Writing Out Loud: PANIC

By George Stahl / October 3, 2017

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl With all of the new groups emerging in protest of one thing or another, the newest of these is a haphazard organization whose goal is to dash apart and call to justice some of the icons an entire generation of us grew up with. The target of their dashing is […]

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