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Reel Reviews: Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

By Josh Simpkins / October 10, 2017

Reel Reviews / Josh Simpkins In 2014, Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class) came out of left field and gave us the great Action/Adventure-Comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service. Based on the critically acclaimed comic book series by Kick-Ass writer Mark Miller and Watchmen’s Dave Gibbons, Kingsman: The Secret Service was a smashing success. It was only […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac : Rest in Piece Hef

By Josh Simpkins / October 3, 2017

The Reel Cinemaniac / Josh Simpkins Along the seemingly endless and arduous road of growing up there are certain rites of passage—if you will—that occur. There are certain similarities and glaring differences between a growing boy and a budding young lady. For girls it could be make-up, advanced recipes, or choosing hair color and styles. […]

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Fishing with Noble Smith: October, My Favorite Month to Fish

By Noble Smith / October 3, 2017

Fishing with Noble Smith When Fall rolls in, a lot of fishermen put their rods away. It’s time to get the rifles ready for hunting season. Great time to break out the dirt bikes and quads. We also have to cut wood for our stoves this winter. I think Fall fishing is one of the […]

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Bodywisdom: The Neurobiology of Behavior

By Nancy Ivey / October 3, 2017

Bodywisdom / Nancy Ivey While perusing Amazon’s online store recently, Stanford neurologist Robert Sapolsky’s new book flashed on the screen. With its alluring title “Behave, The Biology of Humans at our Best and Worst” and accompanied by a picture of Sapolsky, whose wild hair and beard inspire affinity, I clicked on the link and spent the […]

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Voices of the Valley (Pub. 10/04/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / October 3, 2017

“I feel like the reason they fought for the flag was so that we had freedom of speech so that we can kneel if we want to.” – Trenton Jones, Squirrel Valley”I feel sorry for those guys. They’re all millionaires and they’re insulting our country, which is the greatest country in the world.” – Don […]

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Writing Out Loud: PANIC

By George Stahl / October 3, 2017

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl With all of the new groups emerging in protest of one thing or another, the newest of these is a haphazard organization whose goal is to dash apart and call to justice some of the icons an entire generation of us grew up with. The target of their dashing is […]

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Our Opinion: Tragedy in Las Vegas

By Marsha Smith / October 3, 2017

  “The staff at the Kern Valley Sun has a heavy heart as we send our prayers out to all of those who lost a loved one or who are also praying for their loved one’s recovery following the Las Vegas shooting. May no one reading this ever have to endure such a violent and […]

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THE REEL CINEMANIAC: Tarantino & The Final Frontier

By Josh Simpkins / September 26, 2017

The Reel Cinemaniac / Josh Simpkins With J.J. Abrams’ control over the Star Wars franchise and Jon Favreau churning out live action remakes of classic Disney animated features, have you ever wondered what one of your favorite films would be like if it received a fresh take from one of your current favorite directors? Such […]

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HEALTHY LIVING: My Career Choice

By Christine Harness / September 26, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness As I look back over my extended years of working as an occupational therapist, I like to take time to review all of the additional benefits I have enjoyed beyond the basics of a good job choice. Through the years, I have had the good fortune of working with many […]

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Latest Star Wars Far, Far Away from Production

By Josh Simpkins / September 26, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun There has been a great disturbance within the Force. Thanks to what is being dubbed “creative differences,” director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) has left the production of Star Wars: Episode IX. It would seem Trevorrow exited the project after issues with the script persisted throughout development, with the […]

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