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Insurance for furry friends

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun With the recent issues concerning health insurance dominating the national news, many people are preoccupied with the prospect of being faced with the possibility of becoming uninsured. Where health insurance for humans certainly is a priority, many pet owners have gone back and forth when it comes to […]

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RIP Nelsan Ellis

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Oh man, as a closet Truebie, this one hit me right in the feels. Award-winning film and television actor and playwright Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series True Blood, passed away on July 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, after […]

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Monument’s unsure future

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Giant Sequoia National Monument is at the center of an impassioned debate this week after Kern and Tulare County supervisors weighed in on the potential need to review the monument’s specifications. It is just one of several monuments under review after President Trump’s Executive Order 13792 required […]

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Drowning at Kissack Cove

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun At 6 p.m., Thursday, June 29, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) received a call for service of an occupied car that went into Isabella Lake at Kissack Cove. Initial reports indicated the possibility of an intentional act, but witness statements indicated that the vehicle may have suffered […]

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Third annual BBQ

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun All of the elements of a real American 4th of July celebration came together in one place this past Saturday. On July 1, the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce (KRVCC) presented its third Annual Stars and Stripes Independence Day BBQ. The venue this year was under the […]

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Innovation in augmented and virtual reality

By Kern Valley Sun / June 28, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun Straight out of your favorite science fiction television shows and books from the 1970s, virtual reality, augmented reality and holographic images are becoming a reality in and of themselves. Whether you are using a headband that attaches your smartphone to your face or the much more powerful Oculus […]

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Bobbie Rhynes Sentenced

By Kern Valley Sun / June 28, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Wednesday, June 22, Bobbie Rhyne’s went before a judge to be sentenced for the death of Carl Woolwine. Rhynes sentence comes nearly two years after he and two others, Joan Noble and Thomas Ertz, were arrested for the death of Woolwine. Both Noble and Ertz took a […]

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Pit Bulls strike again

By Kern Valley Sun / June 28, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Wofford Heights area residents are keeping a watchful eye out for a pack of pit bulls that are believed to be responsible for the death of three large dogs in two separate attacks this month. There are strong similarities between the two attacks, leading officials to believe that […]

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A day of gratitude and unity

By Kern Valley Sun / June 28, 2017

  By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun The anniversary gathering felt like a close-knit family picnic with stories being told of struggles and triumphs in the aftermath of an event that bound the attendees together: the Erskine Fire. The local community and survivors, first responders and volunteer support groups gathered at Mountain Mesa Park […]

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