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Season rolls on in to summer

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The Kern Valley Co-ed Softball League despite the hot weather is heating up. Most teams have played at least six games and the standings remain close. There are just six and one-half games separating the teams from top to bottom. The league will be taking a break next week as […]

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Conner’s Corner: Poop; its a problem

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Ray Conner First, my apologies if this headline offends any one of my two or three readers, but there is a problem and a very easy solution to the problem. Then the other reader that doesn’t get offended might be wondering why this is being presented in my personal forum in the sports pages of […]

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Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

Press Release Mt. Mesa men’s Club If you find yourself in Bakersfield on July 22 and you like to play Texas Hold ‘em Poker, then come join the Mt. Mesa Men’s Club at Golden West Casino for a tournament. This is a fund-raiser to benefit their annual scholarship program. The event at Golden West Casino […]

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Insurance for furry friends

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun With the recent issues concerning health insurance dominating the national news, many people are preoccupied with the prospect of being faced with the possibility of becoming uninsured. Where health insurance for humans certainly is a priority, many pet owners have gone back and forth when it comes to […]

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RIP Nelsan Ellis

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Oh man, as a closet Truebie, this one hit me right in the feels. Award-winning film and television actor and playwright Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series True Blood, passed away on July 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, after […]

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Monument’s unsure future

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Giant Sequoia National Monument is at the center of an impassioned debate this week after Kern and Tulare County supervisors weighed in on the potential need to review the monument’s specifications. It is just one of several monuments under review after President Trump’s Executive Order 13792 required […]

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Drowning at Kissack Cove

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun At 6 p.m., Thursday, June 29, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) received a call for service of an occupied car that went into Isabella Lake at Kissack Cove. Initial reports indicated the possibility of an intentional act, but witness statements indicated that the vehicle may have suffered […]

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Third annual BBQ

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun All of the elements of a real American 4th of July celebration came together in one place this past Saturday. On July 1, the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce (KRVCC) presented its third Annual Stars and Stripes Independence Day BBQ. The venue this year was under the […]

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