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Calgary Fire claims nine homes

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, Aug. 5, reports of a wild land fire off Calgary and Evans Rd. in Wofford Heights started pouring in at about 1:15 p.m. huge plumes of black and grey smoke filled the air and could be seen from Wofford Blvd. First responders that arrived on scene […]

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Code Compliance at Coffee with a Cop

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun Code Compliance was the topic of discussion at the quarterly Coffee with a Cop, which took place on Thursday, Aug. 3. A passionate group of Kern River Valley residents, including seven executive members of the Lake Isabella and Bodfish Property Owners Association (LIBPOA), asked questions and voiced their […]

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Public comments aired at KVHD

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Even though the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) is owned by the public, it is rare that any members of the community take the time to attend or speak at its monthly Board meetings. Mr. Leslie Pickering did both at the August 2 meeting by voicing his […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 07/22/17 – 08/07/17

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

On 07/22/17, deputies arrested Andrew Robinson, age 39, at the intersection of Wofford Blvd. and Evans Rd., Wofford Hts., for disorderly conduct due to alcohol intoxication and contempt of a Court order. On 07/29/17, deputies arrested Ramerez, Juan Carlos, age 25, in the 1200 block of Hwy 178, Mt. Mesa, for an active warrant. On […]

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Human remains found at Democrat

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

Press Release KCSO Nixle On August 2, 2017, human remains were located in a mountainous area above the Democrat Fire Station by firefighters. On August 3, detectives from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area, and, with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit, were able to access the location of the […]

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Honor Guard holds ceremony honoring Navy veteran

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By George Stahl Special to the Sun The Associated Veterans of Kern County is a group of twelve servicemen and women who make up a local Honor Guard. The unit tirelessly travels throughout the county offering to bring solace to the families of military vets in all branches of the armed forces as they […]

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Changes to California Insurance

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

By Harry Thal Press Release The lead story on the television news this week has been Anthem Blue Cross’ announcement that they will not be offering health insurance plan for 2018 in most of the 19 California regions that they had covered. Kern County is among the 16 regions affected by the withdrawal, and if […]

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The school year begins on August 16

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Wednesday, August 16, Kern River Valley students will be returning to school for the new school year. With children going back to school, that means there will be more buses and cars on the road during those early morning commutes. There will also be children walking to school […]

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Edward Laning Kelly

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

    Edward Laning Kelly passed away in June 2017 after a brave battle with Parkinson’s disease. He passed peacefully at home, among family, to the sound of Christian music and recited Psalms. He had grown very fond of Jesus, and he was looking forward to meeting Him in person. At Ed’s request, there were […]

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