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Tenant’s rights workshop

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Lacey StepterSpecial to the Sun The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance held two workshops over the weekend on January 11 regarding the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, also known as Assembly Bill (AB) 1482. AB 1482 was created to make sure that tenants are not being overcharged excessively for rent and is intended to help […]

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INTERACTing with students

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun The Interact Club was brought back to Kern Valley High School by senior Katy Davenport, under the supervision of teacher advisor Wayne Moore and Summer Kirby. In February of 2019, Davenport started the club and held an election to let other students run the club since she was unable to. […]

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President’s Message

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Fred ClarkKRV Chamber of Commerce President Happy New Year Kern River Valley, I am honored to have been elected as the president of the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2020 calendar year, I welcome the opportunity along with our elected board members to address the concerns and issues of the KRV. […]

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Messages from the Whiskey Flats’ Mayoral Candidates

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

Chester “Chaps” ChapmanWell folks, it was blue skies and fair weather this past weekend out at the ranch, where I had all of the young’uns from the Kern River Valley Junior Rodeo ridin’ and ropin’ like the pros. The grand stands were packed, givin’ way for that famous literary novel “Under the Bleachers” by Seymor […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

Stimulating healthy dialog about our fragile and partisan local political system is not always easy. Admittedly, I am someone who recently ran for public office in Kern County. That experience introduced me to many of the pronounced deficiencies and our local political arrangements. Sadly, what I found was systemic deception and overt partisanship were common […]

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Writing Out Loud: So Much Ado About Nothing

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By George StahlSpecial to the Sun “It’s awful quiet in there. What are you doing?” the intuitive mom cried out to her children in the next room. Their reply? An emphatic, but whispering, “Nothing.” Her ‘child to mom’ translator told her that meant, they were up to something they shouldn’t be. Today, however, if you […]

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Jack Edward Russell

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

Jack Edward Russell, 62 of Lake Isabella Calif., passed away unexpectedly. He is survived by his wife Virginia Russell. His children; Chad Davidson, Chad and Courtney Bell, and Shane Russell. His grandchildren; Braxston Bell, Jayden Davidson and Makenzie Davidson. Jack, also known to family and friends as “Captain Jack,” loved spending his summers on the […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: His Better Half

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Tracy LeeSpecial to the Sun I was directing a funeral service this past week for a local family and a client from a previous service was in attendance. My previous client dropped back by the funeral home after the current services ended and we engaged in conversation. His wife, while living, was a dear […]

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KVHD Board elects new officers

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Debbie TeofiloSpecial to the Sun The four primary items of business reported or acted upon at the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) Board of Directors meeting on January 6 were the election of new officers for calendar year 2020, a review of the audited financial statement for fiscal year 2019, a delay in the […]

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SFUSD Board

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun South Fork Union School District President Dale Creighton opened the meeting at 6:01 p.m. Before the discussion of the meeting Fred Roach, Basketball coach, had the boy’s basketball team introduce themselves and tell the board about their grades and how and they strive to keep them good to continue to […]

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