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Kern County Sherrif’s Report: 01/10/20-01/15/20

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

On 01/10/20, deputies arrested Angilique Rowe, age 24, in the 10 block of Fussel St., Bodfish, for possession of a controlled substance and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. On 01/11/20, deputies arrested Robert Ortega, age 46, in the 2000 block of Sierra Vista Dr., Wofford Heights, for an active warrant. On 01/13/20, deputies arrested Neomi Grijalva, […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 01/04/20-01/08/20

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

On 01/04/20, deputies arrested Jordan Mendoza, age 28, in the 100 block of Pinewood Dr., Wofford Heights, for possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. On 01/04/20, deputies arrested Robert Ochoa, age 26, at the intersection of Columbus Ave. and Verna St., Bodfish, for possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. On 01/04/20, deputies arrested Eddie Robinson, age 54, […]

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Residents heating up over fire insurance

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Issues surrounding fire insurance plans and their policies provided under the California FAIR Plan, and other insurance agencies, are becoming complicated for many residents of California who are considered to be in at-risk areas where wildfires are prone to create devastating loss. Essentially, this is a risk insurers do […]

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Look under there

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Brian SmithSpecial to the Sun One day while working the freeway beat, I pulled behind a car parked on the dirt shoulder. Two men and a woman were outside the right side of the vehicle, throwing dirt on the smoke that was on the RF floorboard. It was quickly apparent they were not glad […]

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4th Annual KRV Veterans Stand Down

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The 4th Annual Veterans Stand Down, sponsored by the Kern River Valley American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 711 and co-sponsored by the Kern River Valley Woman’s Club, at the Kern River Valley Senior Center was a festive and well attended get together of veteran members of our community, resource […]

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Man and Woman of the Year dinner

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun The Man and Woman of the Year dinner was held at Paradise Cove on Tuesday, January 14, honoring Kathe Malouf and Bruce Vegter. The dinner, which was hosted by the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce, invited members of the community and dignitaries to share in the celebration of these […]

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FEMA seeks reimbursement in aid funding from PG&E

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The United States government and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) are in a heated battle as both entities squabble over whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) should be allowed to take part in a claim for a $13.5 billion settlement that would cover money that FEMA provided in […]

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Old Kernville lives again in artist’s tiny town rendition

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Dana Elliott has been diligently and silently working on a masterpiece for the past year and a half; a scale-model replica of Old Kernville. During the past year, Elliott has pulled together photos of the former township for reference in order to craft a detailed version of the Old […]

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Been Too Busy to Write

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2020

By Harry ThalSpecial to the Sun A colleague asked me how I could come up with something fresh for my column each week. For about 18 years I have been writing for local papers. Truth be told, it hasn’t been easy, and “every” week became inaccurate. I often have nothing to say, and other weeks, […]

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