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Parade for Emily Diggles’ 92nd birthday!

By Kern Valley Sun / July 29, 2020

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Family and friends from across the nation joined together in a drive-by birthday parade to celebrate Emily Diggles’ 92nd birthday on Sunday, July 26, outside The Burlington in Wofford Heights. Festive signs and balloons decorated the cars, and gifts were passed through the fence to a beaming “Birthday […]

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KCSO Requesting Help Locating Missing Man

By Kern Valley Sun / July 29, 2020

PRESS RELEASE KCSO The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is still requesting assistance in locating 70-year-old Gerald Burton. Gerald was originally missing from the Lake Isabella area but has possibly been seen in Bakersfield recently. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.

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Reports of Increased Mosquito Activity Raise Concern

By Kern Valley Sun / July 22, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun The Bakersfield based media has been abuzz with news of increased mosquito activity in Kern County, with headlines like “New species of mosquito arrives in Kern County,” according to KGET, or “Mosquito activity at a high in Kern County, health officials warn” according to turnto23.com. “Phone calls have been […]

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Ongoing Recommendations for COVID-19 Prevention

By Kern Valley Sun / July 22, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun The following recommendations to reduce the risk of acquiring or transmitting COVID-19 are from the Kern County Public Health Service Department’s website: •“If you go out for essential activities or to shop for necessities, remember to maintain at least 6 feet distance from individuals who do not live in […]

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Animal Shelter set to re-open Next Week

By Kern Valley Sun / July 22, 2020

By Kathe MaloufSpecial to the Sun After a four-month shutdown, the Lake Isabella Animal Shelter will re-open on Monday, July 27. And thanks to a quick and effective community grassroots effort, the local shelter will remain open through the next fiscal year. Kern County Animal Services closed the Lake Isabella shelter, located on Highway 178 […]

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Local Family Raises Funds for Cancer Patient

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun Few things in America are as iconic as kids selling lemonade on a beautiful hot summer day, but in Kernville, a mother decided to use the time-worn tradition to teach her children a lesson about charity. “My daughter came up with the idea,” said Shanna Prodan, “She couldn’t afford […]

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Flags along the Boulevard

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

Hunter Clark sends a challenge out to the community in an effort to drum up volunteers to help put up and take down the American flags displayed on the blvd on pertaining holidays. Currently, only Hunter, his mom and dad Fred and Lana Clark, Ted Brummer, and Ron and Marsha Smith can be counted on […]

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Dining Al Fresco – Local Restaurants Adapt to New Rules

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun On July 2, Governor Newsom announced the re-closure of indoor dining at restaurants, forcing many local establishments to creatively expand their dining facilities outdoors. “It obviously isn’t the best-case scenario but we are doing the best we can with what we have,” said Michele Walker, a server at Cheryl’s […]

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Dead Tree blocks Mountain HWY 99

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, July 11 around 2 p.m., a dead tree fell over blocking Mountain Hwy 99 about a mile before McNally’s Burgers. Cars lined the HWY on both sides with no way of getting through. U.S Forest Service showed up to save the day by cutting the tree into […]

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