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Writing Out Loud: SMILE, IT’S ONLY THE TOOTH FAIRY

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl It is not disputed that on every day, 365 of them, something is celebrated or honored. Today, a familiar winged creature which has been a staple of life throughout the world as far back as the beginning of time is the focus. Today, August 22, is the day we […]

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Writing Out Loud: UFOs and Rock’n’Roll

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

By George Stahl Today is a most auspicious day as far as history is concerned, especially in the world of entertainment and police work. One of the most iconic and regularly quoted movies premiered in Hollywood at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in 1939. No, it wasn’t Gone With the Wind or Frankenstein, it was the one […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. August 15, 2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

Put a Stop to Brake Trouble Before School Starts Dear Editor, When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list. Brake Safety Awareness Month is the ideal time for drivers to stop and make sure their brakes are working properly before the new school year and colder temperatures […]

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Heath Insurance Matters: Life Settlements

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

Heath Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal This past week I attended the California Association of Health Underwriters annual convention, this year held at the Bayfront Hilton Hotel in beautiful San Diego. I was a guest speaker at this 2-day affair, of course, speaking and training health insurance agents about Medicare. I was most pleased […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Thirty-something

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

By Tracy Renee Lee My husband and I go to a movie and out to dinner every Tuesday. Unlike most couples, our weekends are almost always filled with funerals and Mondays are insanely backlogged with paperwork. That makes Tuesday our weekend. It is the slowest day of the week for us and it is the […]

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Fishing with Noble: The importance of the cast

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

Fishing with Noble / Noble Smith I always believed the better the cast, the better the odds of catching a fish. Since most fish are relating to structure casting, accuracy is important. The key is presenting your lure or bait in a natural way to trigger a strike. When fishing near a visual structure, like […]

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Writing Out Loud: OF ROOSTERS AND TIGERS AND FLAKES OF CORN

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By George Stahl Once upon a time, there was a small health spa in the area of Battle Creek Michigan that was started 5 years after the end of the Civil War. The resort was called, of all things, the Battle Creek Sanitarium. In 1876, this health club for the rich and famous was supervised […]

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Save the Fireworks!

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By Marsha Smith President, Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce The response from the community has been enormous since the article on the fireworks appeared in the Kern Valley Sun recently. However, for the most part the response was just that, response, and very little funding. Other than Starlite Lounge stepping up to allocate this […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. 08/08/2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

Road Complaint This is a complaint letter as to the condition of the newly paved roads in Isabella. Our roads have been ignored for several years now, some are near failing, and then the county comes along with this awful waste of our tax dollars and puts a bandage over the bleeding arteries (our roads.) […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Breast Cancer

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By Tracy Renee Lee Six weeks ago, my sister-in-law was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. This devastating announcement was unexpected. She and my brother rushed off to a cancer treatment center in another state. We have great expectations that her treatment there will prove miraculous. I traveled to Louisiana this weekend to see my […]

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