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KRV PROFILES: Jim McMullan

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun Jim McMullan is a triple threat: a prolific character actor, artist and writer whose career in all three mediums has spanned almost 60 years, and he’s not done yet. Born in Long Beach, Long Island, 20 minutes from New York City in the late 1930s, McMullan recalls, “It […]

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Healthy Living: The Joys of Cat Care

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Those of us who are cat lovers find we can never pass up a chance to read another cat story. Well, here comes another one for you. Way back in 1973, we bought a home in Yorba Linda with a two-car garage fitted with a “doggy door,” located in what […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Cancer

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Health Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal I recently flew to Georgia to visit my brother. His severe back pain was diagnosed as Multiple Myeloma. This is a type of bone cancer attacking the bone marrow. He has a great oncologist, and after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the pain has become tolerable, and the cancer […]

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Reel Reviews: Solo – A Star Wars Story

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Reel Reviews / Josh Simpkins Not so long ago, inside this very galaxy, young me saw Star Wars: A New Hope for the very first time. Needless to say, I was hooked – a fanboy from the jump. I was there for the grand opening of Star Tours at Disneyland back in 1992. I am […]

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Combat veterans on long trail to wellness

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Among the hundreds of hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) this season are six special men who were chosen for a program to hike from Mexico to Canada for their own health and for advancing the study of how wilderness therapy can improve the lives of other […]

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SAL Awards

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Photo by Christina Denys / Kern Valley Sun On May 23, the Kern County Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL) held their annual award ceremony where Kyle Denys (left) was awarded Outstanding Boy and Mackenzie Newbern (right) was awarded Outstanding Girl from the Kern Valley SAL program. Brittany Witten (center) was recognized as the 2018 Graduate of […]

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Fishing with Noble: Prime Time on the Kern

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Fishing with Noble / Noble Smith I took some time to fish the upper Kern with my wife, Pamela. We started off just below Limestone Campground at dry bend. I like to start up river and work my way down. This is a great time to river fish. Even though the flows are over 1,000 […]

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KVHD to hold Open House

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Press Release KVHD KVHD is celebrating 50 years of service to the Kern Valley communities. Kern Valley Hospital originally opened in 1968 housing 12 acute and 12 long term care beds. The district comprised then, as today, an area of approximately 400 square miles. The Board of Directors along with the Kern Valley Hospital Administration […]

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