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KRVR end-of-year update

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 5, 2017

Press Release John Blythe, President I hope the residents of the Kern River Valley had a great Thanksgiving and are prepared for the upcoming holiday season! To update the community on some of KRVR’s initiatives, I am happy to report that through KRVR’s strategic planning and economic development committee, we are starting to see some […]

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Holiday fire prevention

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 5, 2017

Press Release SERVPRO The AmericanRed Cross (ARC) cites statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration showing nearly 47,000 fires occur during the winter holidays, claiming more than 500 lives, causing more than 2,200 injuries, and costing $554 million in property damage. Steve Williford of SERVPRO of SW Bakersfield cautions home owners to follow some important ARC […]

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Structure fire on Chain Ave.

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 4, 2017

PRESS RELEASE / Kern County Fire Department Lake Isabella, CA. At 04:45 am, the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1831 Chain Ave., Lake Isabella. The first arriving engine crew was faced with a double wide mobile home 25% involved in fire. One occupant was home at the time […]

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Structure Fire in Canebreak

By Press Release / November 29, 2017

PRESS RELEASE / Kern County Fire At 6:29 pm, the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure on fire in Canebreak, east of Onyx. The first arriving engine crew was faced with a single wide trailer and an approximately 500 sq ft additional structure that was fully involved on fire. Two occupants were home […]

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Sgt. Nicholson transfers

By Kathe Malouf / November 29, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Josh Nicholson had at least two goals in mind when he took over command as sergeant of the Kern Valley Sheriff’s sub-station last November. He wanted to establish an open line of communication with the community, and he wanted to drop the crime rate. Both goals have been […]

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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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