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Abandoned: The life of a sheltered animal

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

Photo by Jake Lee Green Robbie Miller of SOS playing with dogs Hershey (left) and Von (right).   By: Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun Abandoned pets are companion animals that are either inadvertently or deliberately cast off by their owners. According to the ASPCA, over 6.5 million animals are abandoned nationwide every year. Many of […]

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Under the Sun: Meet the new Kern Valley Sun Editors

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

  Hello, I am Jake Lee Green. I am the new Managing Editor at the Kern Valley Sun and I am excited to be serving this community in a way that expresses my skills to its fullest potential. I appreciate the opportunities that lay ahead of me. I am currently making important changes in my […]

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KVHS Europe Senior Trip fundraiser

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

Photo By Shannon Rappose KVHS hosted a fundraiser for this years junior class for next years Senior Europe Trip on Tuesday, September 10 at Pizza Factory. A portion of the proceeds will be donated towards the expenses associated with the trip.

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SoberFest at Frandy Campgrounds

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

Photo By Jake Lee Green SoberFest was held September 13-15 at Frandy Campgrounds. There were vendors, live music, and great food to celebrate sobriety. Founder, Billy Bob, was excited to get the event going.   By: Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun One of the primary organizers for Sober Fest, simply known as Billy Bob, […]

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Houchin Blood Drive: Helping save lives

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

Photos By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun By: Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun The Houchin Blood Bank bus came to Lake Isabella on Tuesday, September 10 at the First Baptist Church on Surhe St. in Lake Isabella. They come out every eight weeks for donations. As an independent blood bank, they provide the blood products […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report 9/1/19-9/5/19

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

On 09/01/19, deputies arrested Michelle Sierra, age 51 at the intersection of Flower St. and Crestview Ave., Lake Isabella for an active warrant. On 09/01/19, deputies arrested Sara Pacheco, age 34 in the 5400 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella for obstruct a peace officer in the line of duty and disorderly conduct: public […]

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“Owl Incident”-Fire

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

Photos and Byline by Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun At approximately 2:13 p.m. first responders were dispatched from several of the local Kern County Fire Stations to subdue a vegetation fire on SRA (State Responsibility Area) land off of Caliente Bodfish Rd. near Larkspur. Dubbed the “Owl Incident”, due to its location adjacent to […]

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9/11 stories from our own hometown residents

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun Zac Boyd – Engineer/Firefighter @ Station 72 in Lake Isabella Boyd was 18 years old and in his first year of college when his roommate awoke him and told him of the first plane crashing into one of the towers. At first they thought it was an accident. When […]

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New Sergeant among the ranks

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Sergeant Patrick McNeal still has a few boxes to unpack in his office at the Kern River Valley Sheriff’s Substation. McNeal is the newly assigned Sergeant at the local substation and assumed his new post and his new rank as Sergeant on August 17. McNeal said he requested […]

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Bodfish Shooting, one critically wounded

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

By Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Sheriff’s Office stated a man was found shot in the chest in the 100 block of Pioneer Place at approximately 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8. Having been critically wounded it was determined that he be airlifted to Kern Medical Center. No arrests have been […]

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