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Bodywisdom: Quieting Mind & Body

By Nancy Ivey / December 6, 2017

Bodywisdom / Nancy Ivey Since it is nearly the end of the semester at CSUB, student journalists approached me between yoga classes recently asking how yoga helps students de-stress during finals week. Similar to finals week, the holiday season can be overwhelming. Here are some ways yoga helps you de-stress during the festivities ahead. Buddhist […]


Pushin’ Up Daisies: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By Tracy Lee / December 5, 2017

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” What a great song. As a child, I grew up looking forward to Christmas year after year. The snow, the goodies, the family gatherings, the shopping, the caroling, the parties with dear friends and new friends, and the gifts truly made this time of year the most […]


Writing Out Loud: Put Your Own Shoes On

By George Stahl / December 5, 2017

By George Stahl Today, Dec. 6, is set aside for celebration. It is National ‘Put On Your Own Shoes’ day. It is traditionally celebrated by parents who, after years of teaching and demonstrating to their children, reach the milestone of having the kids put on their own shoes and lace them up by themselves. It […]


Beyond the Valley: Nashville

By Marsha Smith / December 5, 2017

By Marsha Smith Next stop, Nashville, and what a bustling place. Construction is going on just about everywhere, on every vacant lot available in the downtown area. We only ventured into the congested downtown area three times as everything else we planned to see was on the outskirts. A must, of course, is the Country […]


Sarah (Kittie) Katherine Moore

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 5, 2017

  Kittie passed away peacefully after a two year battle with cancer, on November 27, 2017, in the care of her two children and granddaughter, Hannah and Shelby (Griffen) Patterson, and Evan Moore in Kernville, Calif. Kittie was born in Anderson, S.C., on October 2, 1958, to Adam and Georgia Smith. She was raised and […]



By Josh Simpkins / November 29, 2017

THE REEL CINEMANIAC / Josh Simpkins Sometimes when I’m in search of a news worthy story to share with all my friends and neighbors I find myself enamored with multiple small, surprising tidbits that just stick with me. Regretfully, I was shocked to see a slew of deaths in my newsfeed over the past few […]


MediCare and You: Fight MediCare Fraud, Guard Your Card

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

By Greg Dill If you have Medicare, you can protect your identity and help prevent health care fraud by guarding your Medicare card like you would a credit card. Identity theft arising from stolen Medicare numbers is becoming more common. Medicare is in the process of removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and replacing […]


Writing Out Loud: Knowledge Could Cost Ya!

By George Stahl / November 29, 2017

By George Stahl Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Super Sales Sunday, Cyber Monday and Pitch a Tent Tuesday start off the 2017 Christmas shopping frenzy! For the most part, these days are appropriately labeled and we can understand why. But ‘Black Friday’? Why black? Surprisingly, the title given to the day after Thanksgiving started back […]


Letters to the Editor (pub. 11/29/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

Firearm Restrictions My name is Robert Guidry. I am writing this in regards to firearm laws and restrictions on gun owners. When it comes to keeping my family and I safe, it comes down to two options: protect ourselves or trust the government to protect us. The problem is that all too often, we see […]


Beyond the Valley: The Great Smoky Mountains

By Marsha Smith / November 29, 2017

By Marsha Smith We were very pleasantly surprised when we pulled into our campsite in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The sites at ‘Up the Creek RV Resort’ are huge and we overlooked a nice running creek. I always research parks pretty well before reserving, and it pays off most of the time, once in a great […]

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