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He’s Really Not a Bad Guy

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

I work for a small city police department. Over the years, I had arrested every one of the four children of a well-known family in town. They were either stealing or using drugs. I arrested them so many times we were on a first name basis. I had never met their mother, but that was […]

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FDA WARNS CONSUMERS NOT TO USE THESE 9 ‘POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS’ HAND SANITIZERS

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against nine types of hand sanitizer because they reportedly contain methanol, a toxic and “potentially dangerous” substance. Consumers who have been exposed to hand sanitizers manufactured by Mexico’s Eskbiochem SA de CV should seek immediate treatment, which the agency said is critical to potentially reverse […]

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Writing Out Loud:
Mask Talk

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

By George Stahl, Special to the Sun On the heels of the outbreak, and continued threat of COVID-19, many unwanted and awkward changes have occurred. That’s a bit of an understatement if there ever was one. As a result of these changes, we have been forced to rethink, and adjust to what is now the […]

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When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Go Fishing!

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

This is a true reality on Lake Isabella. The state officials finally allowed a fishing event to be held on Lake Isabella The A.B.A. bass tournament scheduled for June 3 was a go. After 3 cancellations my partner and I were fired up and ready to go. I arrived at the South Fork recreation area […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

Interesting to see the many varied letters to the editor in this last issue of the Sun. Nice to know that people are still alive and involved in what is going on in our world. My letter this week is towards the County of Kern. After reading that they have decided to eliminate the hotshot […]

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The Good Ol’ Days

By Kern Valley Sun / June 24, 2020

Sandi Johnstone Submission I’m just not that picture taking Grandma, however, I can tell you that the Big Meadow seemed more beautiful than ever. There were thirty of us this time and it had been a while since we had circled the wagons amongst those majestic trees. We were 3 generations strong and had eleven […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / June 17, 2020

Thank you to Julie Giyer and the Kern Valley Sun for last week’s article “Another Pandemic Rocks the World”. It is refreshing for a reporter to just state the facts in an accurate and concise manner, without bias. Many men and women died so that we could have the right to free speech and peaceful […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / June 17, 2020

All I can say is, your white privilege is sticking out. And where are all the REAL journalists? Because this is hot trash Opinion, served up by a serf. Acting like the riots are separate from the society we live in is probably part of the problem. If you’ve never had a bad interaction with […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / June 17, 2020

I’m wondering if Julie Giyer, one of the editors of the Kern Valley Sun might be a white supremacist. Her article on the Sun’s front page of June 10 begins with the following sentence: “Following the death of George Floyd, mass protests and riots have broken out all over the country. ” Would it not […]

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Letter to the Editor Response from Kern Valley Sun

By Kern Valley Sun / June 17, 2020

Let me introduce myself to those readers who may not know me. My name is Ron Smith. I own the Kern Valley Sun along with my wife Marsha who is the publisher. I do not usually write or respond to letters to the Editor or posts on Facebook, I don’t even have a Facebook page […]

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