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Confiscated Sawed-off-shotgun

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun On Monday, May 4, Kern Valley Substation Deputies directed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Lake Isabella Blvd and Elizabeth Norris Rd. 36-year-old Dustin Green from Lake Isabella was identified as the driver. It was determined that Green was on active Post Release Community Supervision. […]

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One fire, Two Accidents, Three Fatalities

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

By Daniel RileyKern Valley Sun A rolled over small-sized pick up on Highway 178, near Yankee Canyon Drive, ignited a brush fire along the road and up the mountainside, according to officials. The Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) said the fire was moving quickly near the canyon. KCFD worked with Sequoia National Forest Service to […]

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Meals to You serving five million meals a week

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

By Daniel Riley Kern Valley Sun Meals to You is going to be serving five million meals a week to rural children. A new partnership amongst private and public teams set and blow goal out of the water of serving five times more meals to rural kids during the COVID-19 closures of schools. An expansion […]

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To be or not to be (Masked)

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

Al “Mr. Nobody” PriceSubmission I ain’t no doctor, nor have I ever been accused of being the sharpest tack in the box, but I spent the better part of 38 years as a Safety Advisor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Safety Engineer, and Safety Trainer, Accident & Incident Training Supervisor in the Oil and Chemical Industries. […]

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A COVID kind of graduation

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun It may not be the typical graduation, but the Kern Valley High School Class of 2020 will graduate with a ceremony complete with cap, gown and diploma, thanks to some creative planning by school administrators. Kern Valley High School Principal John Meyers announced last week that they are […]

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Ready, set, go……You’re now a teacher!

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun As a parent, the typical day starts out by getting up and getting ready for work. Then most parents drop their children off at school and head to work, and then return home later in the day to do parental duties. The most a parent does involving school is […]

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COVID-19 Update for the KRV

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

By Daniel Riley Kern Valley Sun On Monday May 4, 2020 the public health department of Kern County released information on cases of the Corona Virus with more depth. Ethnicity, sex and zip codes are provided on the COVID-19 dashboard on the Kern County Public Health Services Department’s website. In percentages of ethnic background of […]

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Runaway food truck plunges into Kern River

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun On Friday evening May 1, Bakersfield Police Department was notified of a stolen semi in North Bakersfield. Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning, a GPS of the location of the semi led an employee to a business on the 1700 block of Golden State Ave. The driver of the semi, […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

Beautiful landscapeWhen a person leaves Kernville and heads to the dump on the Sierra Way Highway they will, upon arriving at the Sierra Way entrance, see some very pretty landscaping on the north side of the entrance. It’s a small area, but very well done. I know it was done by a very nice and […]

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The effects of COVID-19 on Health Care professionals

By Kern Valley Sun / April 29, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun While the rest of us are worried about making sure we have essentials, are staying indoors and being safe, health care professionals have a lot more to think about. They are like soldiers in a war, at the line of defense. It is not only a physical hardship for them, […]

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