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KVHD talks taxes

By Debbie Teofilo / September 12, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun This past month has been quite eventful for the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) as reported at its Board of Directors meeting on September 6. A ruling by the California Supreme Court may make the new hospital parcel tax measure much easier to pass in 2018, a communications […]

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Medical Yoga changes lives in KRV

By Debbie Teofilo / September 12, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun People often think of yoga as a strenuous stretching exercise for younger people who twist their bodies into pretzel shapes during class sessions. Instead of a workout, a new medical version of yoga is customized to each individual’s abilities and is focused on its healthcare benefits. It has […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 8/29/17 – 9/4/17

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2017

Kern County Sheriff’s Report On 8/29/17, deputies arrested Charles Drewry, age 34, in the 8200 block of Lazy Ln., Onyx, for felony battery with serious bodily injury on his ex-girlfriend. On 8/30/17, deputies arrested Tyler John Allen, age 20, in the 6400 block of Park Ave., Lake Isabella, for felony second degree burglary and knowingly […]

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Caldwell Fire out of reach

By Shannon Rapose / September 6, 2017

  Signs of Labor Day Weekend could be seen all over the Kern River Valley on Friday, Sept. 1. Vendors started setting up their booths in Kernville at Circle Park for the Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival; the stage was being set for Fishstock bands to play the next afternoon, and visitors started arriving and […]

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A Life Swept Away

By Shannon Rapose / September 6, 2017

  Mya Calderon was an adventurous and loving 11 year old girl who just started her first year of middle school last week. When her family came up from Orange County to the Kern River for Labor Day Weekend looking for fun and relaxation, no one imagined the weekend would end in tragedy. On Friday, […]

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It wasn’t aliens broadcasting

By Kern Valley Sun / September 6, 2017

If you tuned into the station 98.1 FM last week, you may have noticed a weird broadcast being sent out over the airwaves. There was also a message displayed that simply said “Hello?” The Kern Valley Sun decided to investigate to find out where the signal was being broadcast from and whether it was coming […]

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Tax increases easier to pass?

By Kern Valley Sun Support / September 6, 2017

Last Monday, Aug. 28, the California Supreme Court upheld that taxes imposed by voter initiative are not bound by the same requirements as taxes imposed by local governments. This is both good and bad news to residents of the Kern River Valley, who recently found themselves involved in a passionate debate over Measure C, a […]

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Library fun for September

By Press Release / September 6, 2017

The Kern River Valley Branch Library in Lake Isabella has many wonderful FREE events happening during the month of September. Fun Thursdays! EVERY Thursday beginning at 10:30 a.m. join us for Toddler Time and Baby Bounce, reading fun for our youngest library patrons. All teens are invited to join us at 3:30 p.m. for Teen […]

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Beware of IRS scam

By Press Release / September 6, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service warned people to avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. The scam email uses the emblems of both the IRS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It tries to entice users to select a “here” […]

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Forbidden or For Sale?

By Kern Valley Sun / August 30, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Board of Supervisors is evaluating whether to regulate adult-use marijuana or opt for a complete ban. At a meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22, Kern County Planning and Resources Director Lorelei Oviatt presented the supervisors with a complete environmental impact report for both options. Under a […]

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