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Cell phone addiction

By Kern Valley Sun / January 30, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun According to surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center, 77 percent of Americans own smartphones, up from 35 percent just seven years ago, while about 95 percent own a cell phone of some kind in general. Which means, more than likely, you are reading this article from your phone […]

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CSU needs volunteers

By Kern Valley Sun / January 30, 2018

Press Release KCSO The Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Isabella Substation is looking for dedicated individuals who are interested in giving back to their community by working with local law enforcement. The Citizen Service Unit is a volunteer program that brings people into law enforcement from all walks of life and provides community members with […]

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Annex holding Grand Opening

By Kern Valley Sun / January 30, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun The Kern Valley Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of its new research facility at the new Kern Valley Museum Annex in Kernville. Some of the materials that will be available at the annex include; over 4,000 books on Western history, California history, Kern County history, conservation, […]

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Music teachers needed

By Kern Valley Sun / January 30, 2018

Press Release KRV Branch Library The Kern River Valley Branch Library in Lake Isabella is looking for volunteer music teachers for children. We currently have an active music program for youth ages five through teens for guitar, ukulele, bass, keyboard, drums, violin and vocals, but we need more instructors. Instruments and learning materials are provided, […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 1/13/18 – 1/21/18

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

On 01/13/18, deputies arrested Shade Lyte, age 23, at the intersection of Kelso Creek Rd. and Trotter Ln., Weldon, for possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia, obstructing a peace officer in the line of duty, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana while driving, contempt; disobeying a court order, expired vehicle/ […]

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How the shutdown shakes out

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The last few days have been a roller-coaster for Federal employees as the Senate allowed for a government shutdown on Friday night, then made a deal to temporarily re-open for a limited time to resolve differences. The shutdown came after senators were unable to reach an agreement on the […]

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A long dam history

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Local residents have been involved for a decade with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ planning process to modify Isabella Dam, but much bigger battles were waged in 1936-44 to get it built in the first place. Kern River Valley-raised Kathleen Freeland, now a history lecturer at CSUB, […]

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Ordinance closes business

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Faith Morrison is preparing to do something she hadn’t planned on doing. She is preparing to close the doors of her massage therapy business that she has operated in the Kern River Valley for nearly 15 years. The decision to close is due to a combination of factors, […]

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Cyclesmiths roaring off into sunset

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

By George Stahl Special to the Sun For nearly 10 years, The Cyclesmiths has been servicing motorcyclists in the Kern River Valley with all of their mechanical and accessory needs. Now, according to owners Wendy Crockett and Mike Loomer, it is time to move on, and their sights are set on Sturgis, South Dakota. “We […]

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KCSO warns of phone scam

By Kern Valley Sun / January 23, 2018

Press Release Kern County Sheriff Over the past few weeks, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating reports of a telephone scam involving someone claiming to be a Sheriff’s Deputy. The suspect tells the victim they missed jury duty, have a warrant, or have an unpaid fine. The suspect then threatens to arrest the […]

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