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Sixth fire in 45 days Are you prepared?

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, June 10, at about 12:20 p.m., the Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) received multiple calls for service for a wildland fire in the Bodfish area. The first crews on scene were faced with a wind-driven fire that had a moderate rate of spread. They aggressively attacked […]

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Heading to the academy

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Dustin Wagner and Sammie Adams have been long time friends. Growing up in the Kern River Valley, their lives have paralleled one another through elementary, junior and high school. The two excelled in every aspect of their youth, receiving honors and recognition for not only their academics, […]

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KUSD monthly board meeting

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun On Tuesday, June 6, the Kernville Union School district held the first of two board meetings scheduled for the month of June. The meeting focused on some of the success that the KUSD schools have had with grants from the 2016-17 school year, new incoming staff and facility changes, […]

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Measure C Parcel Tax fails

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Much of the discussion at the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) Board of Directors meeting on June 7 centered on the results of the special election held the previous day. On that ballot was the fiercely contested Measure C requesting approval of a parcel tax to fund a […]

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Writing Out Loud: Let The Big Dog Eat

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

Let the Big Dog Eat! This is usually a term applied to golf. The Big Dog is the Driver. The club that, with just one swing, can catapult the little pitted white ball into the stratosphere and so far down the fairway that it almost disappears from the golfer’s view. It can also, in my […]

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Possible recourse for Erskine Fire victims

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, June 10, Jackson & Parkinson Trial Lawyers held a town hall meeting for residents affected by the Erskine Fire to discuss possible recourse for their losses. The meeting was led by Brett Parkinson of Jackson & Parkinson and Geoff Spreter of Spreter & Petiprin, both firms […]

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Letters to the Editor: 06/14/17

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

Measure C, ER visit As I sit in this ER waiting room, patiently waiting to go back, I find myself looking at the pictures of what the new ER would look like. I found out yesterday when calling the radio station that measure C did not pass. Today there are several people needing care. I […]

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Library to host stuffed animal sleepover

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

Press Release KC Library The Kern River Valley Library in Lake Isabella invites children of all ages to participate in a stuffed animal sleep over. Children are encouraged to drop off their stuffed animal during open hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 16. Stuffed animals will enjoy a library sleepover and will […]

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Attempted child abductions in Bakersfield

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

Press Release KCSO Over the past two weeks, at least four suspicious events have taken place in the unincorporated Bakersfield area in which numerous children were encouraged to get into an unknown subject’s vehicle or a subject attempted to abduct the child. Two of the incidents occurred in Oildale and two occurred in East Bakersfield. […]

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