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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 04/07/18 – 04/13/18

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Kern County Sheriff’s Report On 04/07/18, deputies arrested Christopher Vargo, age 29, at Keyesville Campground, Lake Isabella, for violation of parole. On 04/07/18, deputies arrested Spring Wooten, age 40, in the 100 block of Macs Landing, Wofford Heights, for contempt: disobey of a court order and disorderly conduct: under the influence of drugs. On 04/08/18, […]

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Junior Rodeo comes to Kernville

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun This past weekend, April 14-15, a new rodeo came to town with pint-sized horses and contestants, and gallon-sized smiles and fun. The Kern Valley (KV) Junior Rodeo debuted last year in Ridgecrest, and now Kernville has been added to its rodeo schedule. On April 14-15 at the Kernville […]

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Laying a hero to rest

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Richard Peterson / Special to the Sun Bob Cunningham, Kern County’s last known Pearl Harbor survivor, passed away on March 22 at the age of 95. His burial service was held at the Kern Valley Cemetery on Thursday, April 12. Cunningham was given a full military service.

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No bomb, no foul

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, Kern County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a suspicious package had been found in the 6500 block of Wofford Heights Blvd. When KCSO arrived on scene, deputies secured the immediate area and requested that the occupants of the […]

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Judge candidates come to KRV: Chad Louie

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Kern County Superior Court judicial candidate Chad Louie came to visit the Kern River Valley Rotary Club on Friday, April 13, for their general meeting. Louie, a fourth-generation Bakersfield native, was appointed a Kern County Deputy District Attorney in 2005 and has worked on and managed over 5,000 cases. […]

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Judge candidates come to KRV: Brandon Martin

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Wednesday, April 11, Kern County Superior Court judicial candidate Brandon Martin dropped by to talk with members of the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce during their general meeting at Paradise Cove. Martin was born and raised in Bakersfield, and after graduating from Stockdale High School, he attended […]

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Where’s Joe’s House?

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Press Release Faith Community Dear residents of the KRV, 3 years ago, Enforum/Faith Community Church, partnering with Henry Bravo of the Sheriff’s Department, formed Joe’s House, a faith-based recovery meeting, to acknowledge the problem with addiction in the KRV. Through this, we saw many lives transformed through the power of Christ and built many lasting […]

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KUSD talks attendance, staff recognition

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On April 10, the Kernville Union School District held their monthly meeting to discuss issues ongoing in the current school year. Board members Alison Bogart, George Stahl, and President Greg Davis were present, as well as Superintendent Robin Shive and Lissa Robinson representing the administration. Board meeting and […]

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SFUSD students win art contest

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The South Fork Union School District (SFUSD) convened for a short meeting on Thursday, April 12. The board approved the reassignment of Ron Ferris, previously the bus driver, maintenance and custodial worker, to the position of Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation in replacement of Bob Shive, who retired […]

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The fluid definition of ‘privacy’

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress last week over a privacy breach by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The testimony raised significant questions about the definitions of “privacy” and “control” in the age of social media and targeted advertising. The testimony was in response to a […]

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