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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 11/30/19-12/06/19

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

On 11/30/19, deputies arrested Keri Duvall, age 48 in the 2400 block of Reeder Dr., Lake Isabella for transportation of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a narcotic controlled substance for sale and an active warrant. On 11/30/19, deputies arrested Roark Crim, age 69 in the 2400 block of Reeder Dr., Lake Isabella for […]

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Insurance cancellations prove difficult for homeowners

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Julie GiyerKern Valley SunAll over California wildfires have been breaking out, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses. A fire can break out anytime, anywhere. Getting your home insured could be a real game-changer in saving your belongings and peace of mind. You’d think that would be the least of your worries, but, it is […]

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Wreaths 4 Vets: A national ceremony celebrating our local veterans

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Kathe MaloufSpecial to the Sun Kern River Valley residents will have an opportunity to remember and honor our fallen veterans by laying a wreath on the gravesites of veterans at the Kern River Valley Cemetery as part of commemorative events that will be held across the nation. “Sarge’s Wreaths 4 Vets” will be held […]

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Beware of ‘Puppy Scams’ this holiday season

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

Press ReleaseLA City Attorney’s Office During the holiday seasons, people hustle and bustle looking for the perfect Christmas gift for their families. Many families choose to buy pets, especially cute, cuddly puppies. Finding the right puppy is no easy task these days. The internet has become a highly popular place to purchase almost anything. Thus, […]

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Cop Tales: That’s Your Present from the Highway Patrol

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Brian SmithSpecial to the Sun My partner and I were patrolling the freeways when we observed a vehicle straddling three lanes of traffic. They had “Just Married” on the rear window and some cans dragging from behind. We made a traffic stop and the driver was in his tuxedo and his new bride was […]

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KCPW offers Christmas tree disposal at transfer station

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The Kern County Public Works (KCPW) is offering Christmas tree recycling and disposal at 23 drop-off locations throughout Kern County. For local residents, Christmas trees can be disposed of at the Kern Valley Transfer Station between December 26, 2019, and January 10, 2020. The KCPW encourages people to remove […]

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Audit reveals California schools undercounted homeless students

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun According to an audit of the State of California, Schools within California have been grossly undercounting their homeless student populations by at least 37 percent in the years 2017 and 2018. Homeless students are entitled to benefits from the state and federal government in the form of transportation, counseling, […]

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KVHD Board of Director’s meeting addresses opioid use

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Debbie TeofiloSpecial to the Sun It was announced at the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) Board of Directors meeting on December 4 that year-to-date financials are profitable and that the new Mobile Medical Clinic will be showcased for the community on December 13. Chief Financial Officer Chet Beedle reported that the month of October […]

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USDA will enforce stricter rule for recipients of SNAP

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Former President Bill Clinton reformed welfare back in 1996 when he signed into law new measures that would institute work requirements for able-bodied recipients of federal benefits. The Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD’s). The intention of the reform was to move able-bodied persons who were receiving government aid a […]

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