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Fishing with Noble: Better to be lucky than good

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

By Noble Smith My fishing partner Roy and myself were going out to pre-fish for our up coming Bass tournament. We met at the Main Dam at about 4 p.m. The lake was a little choppy, so we decided to head to the south end of the lake to find some warm water fish. By […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: RIP Johnathan Demme

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Death sure hasn’t taken a break in 2017. (Take a holiday, man!) We have lost Mary Tyler Moore, John Hurt, Bill Paxton, and, most recently, Don Rickles, Charlie Murphy, and Erin Moran—among others. Sadly, I have yet another name to add to the list. It makes me miserable to report that prolific […]

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Understanding science

By Kern Valley Sun / March 29, 2017

By Chris Zuber Kern Valley Sun “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke “We can’t outrun them. Our only chance is to overload the warp drives and hope that the emitted tachyons travel in parallel vectors so that we can use quantum entanglement to teleport to a location faster than […]

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Writing Out Loud: It’s a Smoke and Mirrors Day

By Kern Valley Sun / March 29, 2017

By George Stahl Okay. Finally! We can all celebrate a day together that has nothing to do with some made up holiday, nothing historical about it, and nothing political to do with it. Today, Wednesday, March 29, is the Festival of Smoke and Mirrors Day! We’ve all heard the term. It usually has something to […]

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Interesting History: The Beginning of American Espionage

By Kern Valley Sun / March 29, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby The American Revolution is one of the most successful revolutions in modern history. Many of the revolutions that followed the American Revolution had varying degrees of success. The French Revolution, for example, resulted in destabilization that gave rise to Napoleon Bonaparte and his wars. Other revolutions simply ended in poverty for many […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. 3/29/17)

By Kern Valley Sun / March 29, 2017

Thank you, Sergeant Nicholson Thanks to our new Sergeant Nicholson, who backs up his sincerity about having a vested interest in our community. A man of action with numerous arrests in all areas of the law. I appreciate his support of our community and he deserves our thanks. Ted Brummer Bodfish   To Kern Valley […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Grief is a Wild Beast

By Kern Valley Sun / March 29, 2017

By Tracy Renee Lee Yesterday, as I attended church, my cousin spoke on the loss of her parents. Her father, with whom she was very close, passed first, closely followed by her mother. Losing both parents within a short period of time added to the complexities of grief. Her parents have been dead now for […]

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