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Voices of the Valley: What are your plans for the holiday?

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 19, 2017

“No invitations extended to me, so I’ll once again go to Aricela Garcia’s / Rey’s Chef Sarape in Isabella for their free meal, and clothing and household items giveaway on their patio. Always great company and delicious food!” – Claire Hartley, Lake Isabella”Staying home with my husband for a nice, quiet day.” – Dawn Raymond, Lake Isabella”Spending […]

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Writing Out Loud: It’s a Boy!

By George Stahl / December 19, 2017

By George Stahl It was five days before the baby was going to be born. The parents didn’t know that exactly, but they had a feeling it was soon. What were they going to do? They had started on this journey some time ago, and they still had a two days ride to the city. […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. 12/20/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 19, 2017

A Christmas Story That Touched Us About a month ago, we sold a van to John P. in South Lake. He called us and said he had a gift for us, so that afternoon, he came by our house and gave us a Christmas card and said “Don’t open till I leave.” We went in […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: FAST 5

By Josh Simpkins / December 12, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Sometimes when I’m in search of a newsworthy story to share with all my friends and neighbors, I find myself enamored with multiple small, surprising tidbits that just stick with me. These little tales that could be summed up in the span of a tweet can be almost as shocking as a […]

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Voices of the Valley (pub. 12/13/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 12, 2017

“The best gift I have ever gotten is having a baby sister that I never thought I would have.” – Desirae Munz, Lake Isabella”When I was a little girl we had very little. The Salvation Army would come to our house with a big wrap basket full of goodies we never ate before. We didn’t have […]

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Writing Out Loud: A Jumanji Christmas Jungle

By George Stahl / December 12, 2017

By George Stahl For centuries, people have been using plants to brighten their Christmas scenes every year. The most popular of these have been mistletoe, ivy, poinsettias and Christmas trees. The more of these colorful plants that you set around the house, the more festive and Christmassy your home gets. One of the side effects […]

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Letters to the Editor (pub. 12/13/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 12, 2017

Going Somewhere for the Holidays? For years, I have made people aware in newspapers and speeches how my life changed 25 years ago after a drunken driver hit me. I was 16 then. I urge all to have a sober driver if drinking, and some are listening. Thank you. I intend to bring more responsible, […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Mid-Season Sorrow

By Tracy Lee / December 12, 2017

By Tracy Renee Lee Some people may think that since Thanksgiving has passed, a survivor’s spirits should recover from the sadness of being without their loved one for the holiday. Realistically, this is not usually the case. Even though family and friends have returned to their homes and work, the survivor remains suspended in their […]

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