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Reel Reviews: Detective Pikachu

By Kern Valley Sun / May 28, 2019

Of all the pop culture icons of the 1990s that is as huge today as it was 20 years ago, I would have to say it is Pokémon. The franchise began as a pair of video games for the original Nintendo Game Boy, and over the decades has grown into a huge entity crossing all […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Don’t Respond to Unsolicited Offers

By Kern Valley Sun / May 28, 2019

Junk mail is designed to suck you in. When you respond, even to a legitimate ad, you may find that your name is being sold to insurance companies and agents who subscribe to lists to solicit new business. Play it safe. Get referrals to “local” experts by asking your physician or trusted person. Recently, there […]

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Fishing with Noble: Roller Coaster Weather

By Kern Valley Sun / May 28, 2019

May is usually my month to really get ready for warm weather fishing. Actually, May is the month I get ready for warm weather in general. It’s time to hook up the swamp cooler and make sure the property is clear of weeds for fire season. I also break out the short pants and short […]

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Writing Out Loud: OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR

By Kern Valley Sun / May 22, 2019

By George Stahl What is the cutest, cuddliest animal you can think of right now? Your dog, cat and child don’t count. Let me help you out. When you see a bear, in a picture, do you say how cute and how much fun would it be to cuddle with that guy? Well, unless you […]

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Beyond the Valley: North Carolina’s Outer Banks

By Kern Valley Sun / May 22, 2019

“North Carolina, why do you want to go there?” was a response we got from friends when we shared the destination for our spring get away. Our response was, “Because we want to see it. Why not?” It was a state we had not visited, and the information I had gathered on the Outer Banks […]

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Letters to the Editor (Published on 5/22/19)

By Kern Valley Sun / May 22, 2019

Hoffman Hospice Having lived in Bodfish for 22 years, it was hard to leave, but health problems overruled. We loved camping and fishing at the lake long before we retired there. I need to tell everyone about Hoffman Hospice House. Chris recently spent his last 24 hours there. It’s like a 5-star hotel for patients […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Fraud Scam Cost $3 Billion

By Kern Valley Sun / May 21, 2019

  Maggie Fitzgerald, a writer for CNBC, wrote an article in mid-February, and another article relative to the same material came out in yesterday’s Investment News Magazine. As most of us are either a Senior Citizen or have a family member who is, I thought I would pass this information along. The Fitzgerald article headlined, […]

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Reel Reviews: Dumbo

By Kern Valley Sun / May 21, 2019

For those who may not possess this knowledge, beloved writer/director Tim Burton has been around Hollywood for quite a few decades now. Long before Charlie, Alice and Miss Peregrine, Mr. Burton worked for Disney as an animator adding his skills to The Fox and the Hound and TRON. Since then Mr. Burton has given to […]

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Writing Out Loud: MAY 15 WAS A BUSY DAY

By Kern Valley Sun / May 15, 2019

By George Stahl On May 15, 1862, the Civil War was gaining bloody momentum as the battles became more and more intense. One of those was at the area known as Fort Darling at Drewy’s Bluff in Virginia. The Union Navy had a crew aboard the USS Galena, an Ironclad warship that was leading a […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Vial of Life

By Kern Valley Sun / May 15, 2019

Most people who read my (almost) weekly column know that I am in the health insurance business and provide my consultation services at no charge assisting people in selecting health insurance plans. Not that I work for free, as I am compensated by the insurance companies. I represent most plans, and therefore, I am not […]

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