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Employer rights on drug testing

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Last Wednesday, May 10, the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted Attorney Jerry Pearson from Young Wooldridge at their general meeting to talk about how the passage of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, will affect employers. Prop 64 currently allows the recreational use of […]

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Luncheon honoring those that contributed

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation (KRVHF) held a celebratory luncheon honoring the acquisition of the Hot Springs Valley Wetlands property on Friday, May 12. The presentation started with a tour of the preserve for those who donated to the project, including The Trust for Public Land and […]

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STEM for Girls returns

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

This summer, the second phase of STEM for Girls will be kicking off. STEM for Girls is currently accepting registrations from girls 7 to 14 years old. The group will also accept a limited number of boys to the group. The program will begin with an interactive science workshop facilitated by Engineering for Kids on […]

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Trial Postponed until May 30

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Friday, May 12, Bobbie Rhynes went before the judge for his readiness trial. The readiness trial is to ascertain whether the defendant and the defense attorney is ready to go before a jury. The defense attorney asked for an extension on the time until today, Wednesday, May […]

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Supervisor Gleason supports Measure C

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

Dear Editor: As a career naval aviator and current County Supervisor, safety has always been my number one concern. A key component of a safe community is its hospital with update facilities and equipment. That is why I urge you to vote Yes on Measure C. We need a local hospital and emergency room to […]

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AHCA passes the House, faces battle in Senate

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

    By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Thursday, May 4, Republicans in the House of Representatives narrowly pushed through their health care bill. The bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), was created by House Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA, colloquially referred to as Obamacare, sought […]

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Miriah honored at DAR State Conference

By Kern Valley Sun / May 10, 2017

Press Release DAR Timber Miriah was honored as the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Outstanding Youth Volunteer for Veterans at the California State Conference of the Daughters of the American Revolution on March 16. An excerpt from Timber’s speech at the conference exemplifies the outstanding young woman she is. “It’s always been an honor […]

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KVHS holds scholarship night

By Kern Valley Sun / May 10, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun The Kern Valley High School held their annual Scholarship Awards Night on Monday, May 15 in the school’s Fine Arts Building. At the event, 31 students from the graduating class of 2017 received $82,500 in scholarships presented by local community clubs, organizations and individuals. Eleven of those students […]

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Sierra Way closed indefinitely

By Kern Valley Sun / May 10, 2017

  By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun At the recent Fellow Traveler’s Meeting, several attendees voiced concerns about the ongoing Sierra Way road closure. CHP Sergeant Richard Goulding stated that the CHP and the County Public Works Department had consulted with each other and determined that the continuing overflow from the South Fork of […]

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Board opposes SB-54

By Kern Valley Sun / May 10, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, May 2, to draft a letter to the California State legislature expressing opposition to Senate Bill 54, a bill that will ban state and local law enforcement officials from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if passed. On Tuesday, […]

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