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Clark running for Healthcare District Board of Directors

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

BY Monica Lambert In a series of five interviews, The KV Sun reached out to the candidates running for positions on the Kern Valley Healthcare District’s Board of Directors. There are five candidates running for four open positions. These vacancies are for four-year terms. Fred Clark is a Farmer’s Insurance agent in Lake Isabella. He […]

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Kern County won’t cancel Halloween

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

BY Kyla Asbury Kern County officials are saying Halloween shouldn’t be canceled amid hearing that traditional trick-or-treating events will not be held due to COVID-19, 23ABC reported. “Announcing that you’re canceling Halloween is a fairly bold statement to make I don’t know how you do that,” Kern County Chief Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop said, the […]

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Mexico’s Firefighters aid in wildland fires

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

By Julie Giyer Firefighters from Mexico arrived on Sept. 23, to help combat the wildfires in California. Kern Valley High School held a press conference, put together by California Interagency Incident Management Team 2, on the school’s football field on Friday honoring the firefighters and thanking them for their help. News crews awaited the 100 […]

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Mathis puts focus on social issues, online access

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

BY Mary Lou Lang California Rep. Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) told the Kern Valley Sun that he will work for better health care and education, more broadband and solid small business support for Kern River Valley (KRV) residents. “When I am re-elected, I want to work for better health care, continue to support small business, and […]

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South Fork Union School District

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

The South Fork Union School District received notification from the Kern County Public Health Department that our waiver to reopen grades TK-6th has been approved. All parents of children in grades TK-6th should have received a phone call surveying your interest in returning to campus or remaining on distance learning. We will move forward with […]

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Faculty saves CCCC students more than $850,000 on textbooks

By Kern Valley Sun / September 29, 2020

Cerro Coso faculty implemented a strategy to support student success through reducing educational costs for students by adopting Open Education Resources (OERs) to replace costly textbooks. OERs allow students to have access to their textbooks on the first day of class — no waiting for financial aid or textbooks to arrive. The college conducted a […]

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Cooler temps help Castle firefighters; little hope for rain

By Kern Valley Sun / September 23, 2020

By David Beasley Firefighters battling the Castle fire are getting a little help from cooler temperatures and shorter days, a spokesman for the multi-agency incident management team said Monday. “The weather today is supposed to be in the mid-70s,” down from the 80s and 90s, spokesman Mike Cole told the Kern Valley Sun. Warmer weather […]

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Rotary Club gives back to the community

By Kern Valley Sun / September 23, 2020

By Julie Giyer Rotary Club members Deanne Shulman (service coordinator), Erie Johnson and Paul Cromwell (president) met with Kern Valley High School Principal John Meyers to present a check for $1,100, raised by the Rotary Club to help low-income students afford basic needs for the school year. The $1,100 is split between a $500 gift […]

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Center says sex offender bill misunderstood

By Kern Valley Sun / September 23, 2020

By David Beasley A bill changing sex-offender registration requirements recently signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom has been widely misunderstood by critics, said Carol Beecroft, CEO of the Women’s Center High Desert Inc. in Ridgecrest. “I do believe there are some good things about this bill,” Beecroft told the Kern Valley Sun. A California […]

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Phelps IDs top issues in run for state Assembly

By Kern Valley Sun / September 23, 2020

By Mary Lou Lang Drew Phelps identified three top issues in his bid to unseat incumbent Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) for the 26th Assembly District as affordable housing, healthcare and broadband Internet. Phelps said he would represent Kern River Valley residents with a strong voice in Sacramento and address the pressing issues facing the region […]

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