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Save the Fireworks!

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By Marsha Smith President, Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce The response from the community has been enormous since the article on the fireworks appeared in the Kern Valley Sun recently. However, for the most part the response was just that, response, and very little funding. Other than Starlite Lounge stepping up to allocate this […]

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Back to school safety

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The first day of school is right around the corner on August 15, and that means pedestrian and bus safety are top of mind for many parents and school staff members. Consumer Reports estimates that about 25 million children ride the bus to and from school. That leaves a […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 07/20/28 – 07/27/2018

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

On 07/20/18, deputies arrested Kenny Mc Connell, age 41, Columbus Ave. and Caliente Bodfish Rd., Bodfish, for driving while license is suspended / revoked and failure to stop. On 07/21/18, deputies arrested Lora Parker, age 34, in the 5600 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for possession of unlawful paraphernalia. On 07/21/18, deputies arrested […]

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Sales tax increase approved for ballot

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Tuesday, July 24, to place a 1 percent (1 cent) sales tax on the November ballot for unincorporated Kern County. Fourth District Supervisor David Couch was the dissenting vote. The measure would raise the current sales tax from 7.25 percent […]

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Kern to vote on medical marijuana

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved two initiative measures for the November ballot that will ask voters to decide whether to overturn the board’s ban on medical marijuana in unincorporated Kern County. While the two measures state different methods for overturning the ban, both will be included on […]

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Water improvement plan submitted to CPUC

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun California Water Service’s (Cal Water) newest Infrastructure Improvement Plan proposes a number of improvements to Cal Water’s services for the Kern River Valley. The proposal estimates that the improvements the company would like to make would cost a household using about 3,740 gallons (5 ccf) a month would see […]

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Historic Sprague Ranch house burns

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Kern County Fire & Kern Valley Sun On Tuesday, July 24, at approximately 8 p.m., the Kern County Fire Department responded to reports of a vegetation fire near Fay Ranch Road and Hwy 178 in Weldon at the historic Sprague Ranch house. The ranch was acquired by the Kern River Audubon Society in 2005 […]

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Seismic woes for Kern County hospitals

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun It’s not just the Kern Valley Hospital that is contending with approaching deadlines for its main building to meet state earthquake standards. Nearly every hospital in Kern County has buildings with inpatient beds that will not meet seismic codes unless costly changes are made. Kern River Valley residents […]

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McCarthy pushes for new IMP programs

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

Press Release Rep. McCarthy Office Tuesday, July 24, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Congressman Paul Cook, and House Natural Resources Committee Federal Lands Subcommittee Chairman Tom McClintock authored and signed onto a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Acting Director Brian Steed requesting new policy and guidelines for BLM state and field offices […]

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