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Kern County Sheriff’s Report-10/6/19 – 10/10/19

By Kern Valley Sun / October 16, 2019

On 10/06/19, deputies cited and released Robert Ochoa, age 26 in the 2900 block of Edna St., Lake Isabella for possession of unlawful paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. On 10/06/19, deputies cited and released Theresa Lail, age 19 in the 2900 block of Edna St., Lake Isabella for possession of unlawful paraphernalia and […]

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Isabella Supermarket closing its doors

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun Isabella Supermarket has been one of the founding markets in the valley since 1956. For decades, the community has been able to take care of their daily needs including shopping, sporting goods, and financial services. The market will be closing its doors for good. Owner Gary Cope bought the market […]

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Edison discusses Public Safety Power Shutoffs

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

Kathe MaloufSpecial to the Sun Power shutoffs have received a lot of attention lately. To help Kern River Valley residents better understand the “how” and “why” of the Public Safety Power Shutoff protocol, Southern California Edison hosted a community meeting last week to discuss power shutoffs and the steps they have taken to strengthen their […]

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KCSO drug busts

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Deputies assigned to the Kern Valley Substation conducted a traffic stop for vehicle violations on October 9, 2019 and found 44-year-old Burton Brand had been driving on a suspended license and after a search of the vehicle he was found to have been in possession of 24 grams of […]

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Sierra Gateway changing hands

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Rumors have swirled quite a bit about the pending sale of the James Sierra Gateway Market in South Lake for some time. These rumors are not necessarily without their share of misquotes, mistakes, and misinformation. Months ago a great deal of rumors began about the company being in escrow, […]

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Verify! Verify! Verify!

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By George StahlSpecial to the Sun Many of you caught the error in last week’s column. Some of you even let me know that you saw it, and in doing so, you showed a lot of tact and thoughtfulness. The slant of your comments was leaning towards educating rather than ridiculing me. Long story short, […]

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Cop Tales: Is This How I am Going to Die?

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By Brian SmithSpecial to the Sun I was a Commander of a highway Patrol office and we had to respond to road closures and evacuations when fires burned out of control. In one such case, I was assisting with evacuations when I could see the fire was gaining progress behind me. I drove up a […]

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KRV Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The Kern River Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony at Paradise Cove on October 9 for the Organization of the Year, Sheriffs Activities League (SAL), and Business of the Year, The Starlite Lounge. Before the ceremonies were commenced a few introductions were made and delicious food was […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

I just read a post on Facebook that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed paperwork so the March, 2020, ballot will include a $15 billion bond for schools. I intend to vote “No” on any such proposal until California citizens have been provided with a full accounting of the money that has already been raised by the […]

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California’s Own Obamacare

By Kern Valley Sun / October 15, 2019

Harry Thal Special to the Sun I am back from vacation. While away, the legislators did not rest, and have announced that our state will have its own version of the Affordable Care Act which will include a California State subsidy in addition to the Federal subsidy offered under the ACA through Covered California. Many […]

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