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$900,000 settlement for damages caused by Way Fire

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

Press ReleaseDOJSouthern California Edison has paid $900,000 to resolve the United States’ claim for damages resulting from a 2014 wildfire that burned more than 4,392 acres, including Forest Service lands in Kern County, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced on February 10. The fire, known as the “Way Fire,” ignited on August 18, 2014, in […]

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McCarthy offering summer internship

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

Press ReleaseCongressman McCarthy Congressman McCarthy is currently accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program. Successful applicants are generally college students who will have completed their first year of post-secondary studies with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average and who possess good writing and computer skills. Preference will be given to residents of California’s 23rd Congressional […]

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IHSS and UDW demonstrate their frustrations

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Lacey StepterSpecial to the Sun On February 4, 2020, local In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) caregivers and members of the United Domestic Workers Union (UDW) from Kern County took their concerns over low-pay and lack of health benefits to the Kern County Board of Supervisors’ meeting at the Kern County Administrative Center at 1115 Truxtun […]

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Wofford Heights man stabbed in Oildale

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun On February 4, Tracy Scott Elliot (53), a man from Wofford Heights, was allegedly stabbed to death by 34 year-old Bakersfield resident Jesse Lopez near the Sunshine Smoke Shop in the 800 block of Roberts Lane in Oildale, Calif. He was transported to the Kern Medical Center where he […]

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1st District race heating up

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The race for the First District Supervisors Office is well underway with three candidates vying for control of the title through their respective campaigns. Kern County is less than a month away from hitting the voting booths and each candidate has been hard at work to earn the attention […]

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New facilities at Auxiliary Dam recreation sites underway

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2020

By: Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun While construction continues along Highway 155 at the Main Dam abutment wall, work is well underway on the other side of Isabella Lake at the Auxiliary Dam and Old Isabella Recreation Areas as part of the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project. Crews are taking advantage of the […]

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KRV Chamber wants you to help the valley have a blast

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2020

Joe Cierielo KRV Chamber of Commerce On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress of the United States assembled in Philadelphia and voted to declare independence from Great Britain. Twelve colonies voted in favor, New York abstained. On that day, John Adams wrote to his wife Abagail: “The second day of July 1776, will be […]

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Historical Society hosts radio DJ Charlie Busch

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2020

By: Daniel RileySpecial to the Sun On Tuesday, January 28, the Kern River Valley Historical Society held a meeting at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:05 p.m. Discussion on upcoming events commenced afterward. Whiskey Flat Days is on a quick approach, as well as, […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 01/26/20-01/28/20

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2020

On 01/26/20, deputies cited and released Michael Siratt, age 42, at the intersection of Hwy 155 and Pioneer Point Campground, Lake Isabella, for possession of a controlled substance, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, driving while license is suspended and unregistered vehicle. On 01/26/20, deputies arrested Steven Douglas, age 27, in the 5100 block of Shawnee […]

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