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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 07/06/19 – 07/12/19

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

On 07/06/19, deputies arrested Joshua Bull, age 33, in the 30 block of Nelson Ct., Kernville, for inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant. On 07/06/19, deputies arrested Brian Beck, age 44, at the intersection of Suhre St. and Hwy 178, Lake Isabella, for two active warrants. On 07/07/19, deputies arrested Michael Oliver, age 59, in […]

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In the dark – You, me, and SCE

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Ashley Fike Kern Valley Sun Kern River Valley residents received notices last week about potential Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), again raising questions about preparedness. Starting in the middle of last week, Lake Isabella and Bodfish customers of Southern California Edison (SCE) received emails, texts and phone calls that SCE was exploring the option […]

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No earthquake damage to dams

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Shortly after two major earthquakes rocked buildings and rattled nerves in the Kern River Valley earlier this month, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer officials reported that it was “business as usual” at Isabella Dam, stating that the 6.4 magnitude earthquake on July 4 and 7.1 magnitude earthquake on […]

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Algae Bloom Caution

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

Press Release Kern County Public Health The Kern County Public Health Services Department is urging boaters, dog owners, and other recreational lake users to exercise caution and observe signage that warns visitors to avoid active algal blooms when visiting certain areas within Lake Isabella. Public Health recently obtained water samples from eight locations in Lake […]

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Body recovered in Kern River

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Ashley Fike Two bodies were recovered from the Kern River last week. A male of unknown age was recovered near Hart Park on Wednesday, July 10, and a male of unknown age was recovered near Sandy Flat on Thursday, July 11. An identity for each will be released pending notification by the Kern County […]

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Tule River reopens to public

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE USFS Now that the Tule River’s flow has returned closer to normal, officials on the Sequoia National Forest have ended the closure of the river corridor that extended from below Camp Nelson to the Forest entrance above Springville. Those who travel near rivers and lakes across the Forest are advised to use extreme […]

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McCarthy prioritizing military base repairs

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s Office On Wednesday, July 10, Congressman Kevin McCarthy urged his colleagues to support his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which prioritizes repairs and modernization work at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake following last week’s earthquakes. “Mr. Chairman – “On July 4th a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 06/29/19 – 07/05/19

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2019

On 06/29/19, deputies arrested Lil’ John Alvary, age 31, in the 5500 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for four active warrants. On 06/30/19, deputies arrested Joseph Brown, Jr., age 30, in the 5400 block of Shoffstall Ln., Weldon, for battery. On 06/30/19, deputies arrested Adam Vasquez, age 27, in the 40 block of […]

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