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Health Insurance Matters: Over-the-Counter – Free Money!

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2018

Over-the-Counter – Free Money! Most of the Medicare Advantage plans in Kern County provide similar health benefits. No-charge office visits, and in many cases, no-charge hospital inpatient stays are fairly common. What is not widely known is that several plans offer what they call “over-the-counter” benefits. This benefit is best described this way. You are […]

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Writing Out Loud: IN SMALL WAYS

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2018

By George Stahl To borrow from a famous Christmas song, “You’ve heard of the many movements on social media calling for the boycotting or banning of certain things, but have you heard the most famous one of all?” Apparently, there is a group shouting across the internet to ban and even remove the story of […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. December 12, 2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / December 11, 2018

THANK YOU to the Family and Friends of MARK A. BRAAKSMA We at Friends of the Hatchery would like to acknowledge & express our heartfelt appreciation for your generous donations. Mark was an avid fisherman and spent much of his leisure time in the Kern River Valley with his wife Kelley, two daughters and their […]

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Writing Out Loud: More Than Meets the Eye

By Kern Valley Sun / December 5, 2018

The complexity of the English language is seen in all of its incessant, yet to some, necessary, rules. One of those is something called ‘transformational grammar.’ At face value it seems that it would be words that can transform into other words. Sort of a ‘wereword’ type of creature. One minute it is one thing, […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Insurance Black Friday

By Kern Valley Sun / December 5, 2018

Insurance Black Friday That is what I am calling Friday, December 7. The true meaning of “Black Friday” is that the Friday following Thanksgiving, most retail stores in malls were to finally turn a profit for the year as shoppers swarmed the malls for the post-Thanksgiving sales. The term “black” now seems to apply to […]

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Healthy Living: Those Bad Drivers

By Kern Valley Sun / December 5, 2018

Those Bad Drivers Have any of you out there noticed the threatening latest trend I see in so many defective automobiles on the road? Yes, I am beginning to believe those new car manufacturers are failing us, and I will provide you with some overwhelming evidence to support my observation. My first example is that […]

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Bodywisdom: The Consciousness of Freedom

By Kern Valley Sun / December 5, 2018

The Consciousness of Freedom Earlier this semester, I was contacted by Dr. Jonathon Young who teaches Asian Religions at CSUB where I also teach yoga for the Kinesiology department. His class was studying Hindu religious culture and they had discovered yoga’s venerable status as a transformative spiritual path in India. He wanted me to speak […]

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Writing Out Loud: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

By Kern Valley Sun / November 28, 2018

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl November 28 is a date that seems to resonate with the folk lore of Piracy. Two distinct events happened on this day, three years apart from one another, one may not have anything to do with the other, but you decide. On this day, November 28, in 1717, a […]

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Beyond the Valley: Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

By Kern Valley Sun / November 28, 2018

Photos by Marsha Smith / Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota Beyond the Valley / Marsha Smith The Badlands Park actually has three locations on the western side of North Dakota, the North Unit and the South Unit which are 68 miles apart, and in between, via rough road, is the Elkhorn Ranch Unit, that […]

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