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Writing Out Loud: We Are Back and We Plan to Stay

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

By George Stahl We are here! We are not just going to curl up into a ball and hide… any more. We have seen the light at the end of the tunnel, and it was not the train! For many, the last five months have been very sad, and people have experienced great loss. For […]

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A letter to a KVHS Senior

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

Dear Jeffrey Cawein, Son, you have made us so very proud of your strong commitment, finishing in the top 7th , 4.5 GPA Class of 2020. CSUCI will be both hard work and a new chapter in your journey. Keep up the good work, Love always, Mom & Dad

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Medicare COVID Testing Coverage

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

Seema Verma Administrator, US Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services If you have Medicare and want to be tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Trump Administration has good news. Medicare covers tests with no out-of-pocket costs. You can get tested in your home, doctor’s office, a local pharmacy or hospital, a nursing home, or a drive-through […]

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Kern Valley Hospital Therapy Re-opens

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

Deborah Hess KVHD Kern Valley Hospital is pleased to announce beginning June 1, 2020, our Physical Therapy Department will begin seeing patients in our hospital. Physical Therapy will be available to see patients Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Special arrangements can be made to accommodate patients outside normal business hours. We […]

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Pushin’ up Daisies: Peace and Rest

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

By Tracy Lee Perhaps it is my work, however, it is not unusual for me to wonder about what type of death I will experience. Earlier this week, I received a death call to a home in close proximity of my funeral home. The following morning the decedent’s daughter came in from Dallas to take […]

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Kern County Public Health Provides Tips to Stay Safe During First Heat Wave of 2020

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

PRESS RELEASEKCDPH Kern County Department of Public Health Services is reminding everyone to protect themselves from extremely hot temperatures. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the San Joaquin Valley from Tuesday afternoon until Thursday evening. High temperatures will be 101 to 107 degrees each afternoon Tuesday through Thursday. Extreme heat poses a substantial […]

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Senate Republican Leader Grove Reacts to Guidelines for In-person Houses of Worship Services

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Senator Shannon Grove Tuesday, May 26, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after the California Department of Public Health released modified guidelines to allow Houses of Worship to reopen under Stage 2. Under CDPH’s guidelines, Houses of Worship will undergo a mandatory 21-day review. “I am extremely disappointed by […]

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Conduction of Aerial Inspections

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

SubmissionRichard Rowe Residents may soon see low-flying helicopters overhead, as Southern California Edison conducts aerial inspections of lines and facilities in and around La Cañada Flintridge and Altadena in the latter half of the month. Edison spokesman David Song explained that aerial inspections allow utility officials to spot potential problems from angles not visible from […]

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Rotary Club Scholarships

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

BECKY DRAKE Secretary The Rotary Club of the Kern River Valley is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships as five seniors from Kern Valley High School. Scholarships have been awarded to Katie Davenport, Joey Moyer, Anne Keverline, Emily Cudahay, and Juan Carlos Lopez. Katie will be attending Fresno State University in the […]

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KRBC Re-Opens Dine-In

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

By Daniel Riley Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Brewing Company has held out by staying open during the COVID-19 for take-out and delivery and have done what they can for the community by having anything from toilet paper to sell to the public when the toilet paper crisis began, to having full family-sized meals […]

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