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Cop Tales:
A Huge Break

By Kern Valley Sun / August 26, 2020

In 1979, I paced and stopped a vehicle that was going 100 mph on a Los Angeles freeway. He was driving a super, cherry red, 68 El Camino, which just happened to be one of my favorite cars. I looked back at my Dodge 440 patrol vehicle and there was smoke billowing out from the […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2020

To the Editor: The response I got from the article in the August 12 issue of the Kern Valley Sun saying I was selling a large amount of property and all of the money received would go to the Kern Valley High School Scholarship funds was very disappointing. Only 4 people called and ended up […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2020

To the Editor: I am really proud of President Trump and two Bakersfield doctors who are willing to stand up against the “Fake Media.” Hydroxychloroquine has already been used daily by millions for decades to treat a variety of ailments. Bioscience Trends journal reported “Thus far, results from more than 100 patients have demonstrated that […]

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Writing Out Loud:
Keep the Change

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2020

Keep the change. Most of us have used that phrase one time or another in our retail consumer careers. Never has this been a more appreciated thing for a shopper to say than recently. Unfortunately, letting a store or other business keep the change you are due is not always an option these days. Just […]

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Cop Tales: Gladiator Days

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2020

One night while patrolling as a sergeant for the Highway Patrol, it was raining so hard that you could hardly see ten feet in front of you. All of our officers were tied up on numerous calls. I was driving on a major freeway when I observed two subjects in the center divider area. One […]

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COBRA and Medicare

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2020

Are you on COBRA? Are you over 65? You may be at risk. We’ve seen a lot of people over 65 losing group health insurance and transitioning onto COBRA. In some cases, their ex-employer is paying for several months of coverage. Most of these people are getting no guidance. This change should also involve a […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / August 12, 2020

Hello KRV Residents, Last week I wrote a message as president of the Chamber which I need to apologize to everyone for, after reading my own words they were undirected and improperly worded towards the continued efforts of our team at the United States Forest Service. My goal was to allow either additional funding to […]

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Enrollment in Medicare gets Easier

By Kern Valley Sun / August 12, 2020

The majority of people enroll in Medicare when they turn age 65. There are some who enroll sooner, and a growing number who enroll after 65. I shall look at all the options. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare enrollments are on the increase as more working seniors are retiring, either because of job loss, fear […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Missing Michael

By Kern Valley Sun / August 5, 2020

Today is a weepy day for me. The clock has not yet struck noon and tears have already touched my cheeks numerous times. My daughter and her children have now left Texas. They have arrived at their new home in our nation’s capital. She and my grandchildren were reunited with my son-in-law after a five-month […]

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