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Bodywisdom: Rules of Engagement

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Nancy Ivey Ever wonder how the ubiquity of texting will affect our evolution? Neurophysiologist Stephen Porges, professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, stresses that physiological connectedness is a biological imperative. He proves this by referencing his polyvagal theory which describes the function of the 10th cranial nerve, the vagus. The vagus […]

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KRV assigned two additional deputies

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Thousands of vacationers are coming to the Kern River Valley (KRV) to enjoy the newly filled lake and river this summer, making it difficult for already depleted Sheriff’s patrol units to handle the extra service calls this extra activity causes. Two additional deputies have been temporarily reassigned to […]

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Bomb squad called to deputy’s home

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On the morning of Thursday, June 29, residents in the Scovern Street area of Lake Isabella were asked to stay in their homes as the bomb squad investigated a suspicious item that was left at the home of a local sheriff’s deputy. The package appeared to contain a pipe […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 06/26/17 – 07/02/17

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

On 6/26/17, deputies arrested Stacey Lee Garcia, age 34, in the 300 block of Park Way, Bodfish, for felony accessory and obstructing a peace officer in the line of duty. On 06/28/17, deputies arrested Michael Lujan, age 33, in the 5600 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for controlled substance paraphernalia and active warrants. […]

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A display of freedom

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun What would the 4th of July be without the annual Fireworks Extravaganza presented by the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce (KRVCC)? It just wouldn’t be the same for most people living in the Kern River Valley. The show has become a staple of the valley and people […]

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Creating future leaders

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun When it comes to education, there is one fundamental question: what role does a school play in the development of their students? Whether you believe that a school’s sole responsibility is to educate or whether you believe they play a much more fundamental role in helping to shape the […]

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Arson suspect arrested for Hub Fire

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun Michael Shawn Bustamante, 34, has been arrested and is facing arson charges in relation to the Hub Fire. The Hub Fire began at 5:10 a.m. on Friday, May 12. It began in the Redhill Road area and burned approximately 35 acres of vegetation and threatened structures.

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Writing Out Loud: Do You Have VIA

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl “Welcome, everyone, to the Kern River Valley!” Thousands flocked to the KRV to take advantage of the fantastic weather, lake and river this past weekend. After so many years of low numbers of vacationers and campers coming to our valley, it was almost like some sort of culture shock as they seemed to […]

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Man drowns in Keyesville

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, June 1, a 22-year-old man from Los Angeles drowned after being warned by Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service officials about the dangers of the river. After being warned, the man’s cousins got out of the water and the officials left the scene. The man continued […]

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