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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 12/28/19-1/3/20

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

On 12/28/19, deputies arrested Jerry Winham Jr., age 59, at the intersection of Kern River Canyon Rd. and Boral Rd., Lake Isabella for possession of a controlled substance, possession of controlled substance for sale, transportation of a controlled substance, conspiracy to commit a crime, possession of a narcotic controlled substance and possession of controlled substance […]

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Honor Flight honors Voices of Democracy

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun On January 9, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #7665 hosted the Lake Isabella Division of the Honor Flight Kern County breakfast at the VFW. This particular breakfast also hosted to three Kern Valley High School (KVHS) students who participated in this year’s Voice of Democracy patriotic audio-essay […]

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Bureau of Land Management burn notice

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

Press ReleaseBLM Bureau of Land Management wildland firefighters will be burning approximately 150 piles of brush and tree limbs at three locations on roughly 15 acres of public lands in Kern and Tulare counties near Lake Isabella starting this month. The goal of the prescribed burn is to reduce hazardous fuels and help protect communities. […]

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Giant Sequoia grove saved from destruction

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun A vast grove of giant sequoias was once being targeted for building homes and a ski resort. A San Francisco conservation group called Save the Redwood League recently purchased the land of Alder Creek Grove to prevent the destruction of the trees. Their plan is to eventually turn it into […]

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Kern County Superior Court seeks Grand Jurors

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The Superior Court of California, County of Kern, is accepting applications for the Kern County Grand Jury. Applications will be accepted through March 21, 2020. The Grand Jury is comprised of 19 citizens from Kern County and will be interviewed and nominated by Kern County Superior Court Judges after […]

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Legislation introduced to provide pregnant correctional officers with light-duty options

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Accommodations for female correctional officers who are pregnant may find improvements coming to their work environment thanks to a bill that has been introduced by Assemblymember Rudy Salas. Salas introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1906 in response to a lawsuit against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations (CDCR) by […]

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CityServe puts faith into community efforts

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By Lacey StepterSpecial to the SunFederal and local government officials met at the Canyon Hills Assembly Church of God in Bakersfield with CityServe to address challenges that face our local and rural communities. Lynn Johnson the assistant Secretary of the Department of Human and Health Services and a Trump administration official was joined by Mayor […]

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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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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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