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Pizza Factory robbed

By Shannon Rapose / November 29, 2017

Photos submitted by Pizza Factory At approximately 3:40 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, four unknown suspects, driving what appears on video to be a silver mid-2000s model Volkswagen Passat, drove into the Kern Valley Plaza in Lake Isabella and walked around the building on the north side of the parking lot. Two of the suspects […]

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Keepers, Watson win national award

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun The local Kern River Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest has reason to celebrate with the recent announcement that the 2017 National Wild and Scenic Rivers Awards will go to two local recipients. The Forest Service has announced that the Keepers of the Kern have been awarded […]

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Debate on net neutrality continues

By Shannon Rapose / November 29, 2017

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed the government regulation on net neutrality, which prohibited Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking or slowing user access to any (legal) online content. Last week, the FCC publicized their intentions to repeal that regulation, thereby reshaping the internet ecosystem as we […]

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Flu shot concerns Californians

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun It’s flu season again, and that means that one of the cold weather’s most controversial topics is rearing its head – the flu shot. In fact, people are asking more questions about vaccines in general, according to JustAnswer (www.justanswer.com), a company dedicated to connecting people to legitimate medical professionals […]

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Kern County Sheriff Arrest Report: 11/15/17 – 11/22/17

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 28, 2017

Kern County Sheriff’s Report On 11/15/17, deputies arrested Dyvan Pranzo, age 18, in the 5600 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. On 11/15/17, deputies arrested Sara Valencia, age 23, at the intersection of Park Wy. and Elk Dr., Bodfish, for under […]

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Problem Oriented Policing Project in the Kern Valley area

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Kern County Sheriff’s Office In October 2017, members of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Kern Valley Substation began a Problem Oriented Policing Project addressing vagrancy and vagrancy related crimes in the Kern Valley Area.  The Sheriff’s Office worked closely with the United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Kern County Parks Department, […]

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Trout return to hatchery

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Fish Hatchery received a new shipment of trout on Thursday, Nov. 16. According to Friends of the Hatchery President Patrick Fitzgerald, it’s the first time the hatchery has seen fish in 14 months. While it’s been a long time since residents and visitors got to fish […]

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KUSD follows up on bullying

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Wallace Elementary held a follow-up meeting to discuss the community’s input on the bullying issue that parents say has plagued both KUSD’s elementary and middle school campuses. Wallace Elementary School Principal Brian Polston and Kernville Union School District Superintendent Robin Shive, along with teacher Steve […]

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Man arrested for marijuana cultivation

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

Press Release Department of Justice Jose Manuel Sanchez-Zapien (Sanchez), 38, a citizen of Mexico and resident of Dos Palos, pleaded guilty on Nov. 15 to conspiring to manufacture marijuana and manufacturing marijuana in the Sequoia National Forest, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, on June 13, 2017, Sanchez was found at […]

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Onward to another forest

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun When Philip DeSenze arrived to the Kern River Ranger District as Deputy District Ranger last year, he knew that the position was viewed as a developmental position; one to help him gain experience and management skills with the U.S. Forest Service. He also knew it would be temporary. […]

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