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Cannabis in Kern County

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

Mick Gleason Kern County 1st District Supervisor On November 9, 2016, California voters passed the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act,” better known as AUMA or Prop 64. This new legislation, which allowed for the commercial cultivation, sale and recreational use of marijuana, was passed by a margin of 57 percent in favor, 43 percent opposed. […]

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One Spade puts modern tools aside

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Students from One Spade Youth Packers will be putting modern power tools aside and putting their muscle to the plow this weekend when they plow and plant a field in Lake Isabella to demonstrate how ranchers worked their land nearly 100 years ago. On Saturday, Nov. 25, members […]

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Repaving Lake Isabella Blvd.

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Recently at an Isabella Dam Task Force meeting, a concern was voiced to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the area of Lake Isabella Blvd. next to the new USFS fire station that was covered in gravel and has yet to be repaved. According to Samuel Winder of […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 11/9/17-11/15/17

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

On 11/9/17, deputies arrested Fawn McDonough, age 52, in the 5000 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for an active warrant. On 11/9/17, deputies arrested Aaron Mustain, age 22, at the intersection of Highway 178 and Mobile Ln., Lake Isabella, for an active warrant. On 11/09/17, deputies arrested Nicole Tenorio, age 44, in the […]

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PRESCRIBED BURNING TO BEGIN ABOVE SPRINGVILLE

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 15, 2017

PRESCRIBED BURNING TO BEGIN ABOVE SPRINGVILLE Smoke is not expected to impact areas farther away such as the Kern River Valley or around Lake Isabella. SPRINGVILLE, Calif., November 15, 2017— Sequoia National Forest personnel are preparing their fall prescribed burning activities on the Western Divide Ranger District in Giant Sequoia National Monument. Fire crews are […]

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SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST CELEBRATES THE SEASON OF GIVING WITH FREE CHRISTMAS TREE PERMITS TO FOURTH-GRADERS 

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 15, 2017

  SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST CELEBRATES THE SEASON OF GIVING WITH FREE CHRISTMAS TREE PERMITS TO FOURTH-GRADERS General public Christmas tree permits available at select locations SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST, Calif., November 14, 2017—In support of the Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) program, the Sequoia National Forest will offer one free Christmas tree permit to fourth-grade […]

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Veterans honored valley-wide

By Debbie Teofilo / November 14, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Veterans Day events were so numerous throughout the Kern River Valley this past week that there were not enough veterans to fill them all. This is an indication both of an increasing desire to honor them, and of the dwindling number of veteran service members. Each participating veteran […]

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Assembly candidate visits KRV Chamber

By Ashley Loza / November 14, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Mayor Warren Gubler of the City of Visalia is throwing his hat into the ring for the 26th District Assembly position against current Assemblyman Devon Mathis. On Wednesday, November 9, Gubler made the trek to the Kern River Valley to visit the KRV Chamber of Commerce’s general meeting and […]

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Living the adventure

By Elise Modrovich / November 14, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On Friday, November 10, 2017, Louis (pronounced “Louie”) Cole and Juan-Peter “JP” Schulze made a perfect landing in their Cessna 210 named “Baloo” to crystal clear skies but some very blustery conditions at Kernville Airport, disembarking to a joyous crowd. The reason for the cheers and warm welcome? […]

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Life after Pearl Harbor

By Debbie Teofilo / November 14, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun It seemed like a good idea at the time to join the Navy on the same day his brother did in 1941. Lake Isabella resident Bob Cunningham had just graduated from high school in Chowchilla, and he didn’t know what else to do with his life. His life […]

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