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Welcoming Marcella Lopez to the Kern River Ranger District

By Kern Valley Sun / March 25, 2020

Alfred Watson USFS Please join me in congratulating Marcella Lopez to her new position as the River Manager on the Kern River District. Lopez will be working with river outfitters, users and partners as we continue to manage the Kern River as a world class recreation destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Lopez grew up in East […]

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Mt. Mesa Men’s Club Message

By Kern Valley Sun / March 25, 2020

PRESS RELEASE MMMC HED: Mt. Mesa Men’s Club forced to postpone Annual Golf Tournament. These troubling times have put a hold to fundraising opportunities for the Mt. Mesa Men’s Club. Their 10th Annual Golf Tournament that was scheduled to tee off at 8 a.m. at Kern River Golf Course in Bakersfield on April 11. But […]

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St. Patrick’s Day: the day the world goes green

By Kern Valley Sun / March 18, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun The Irish culture has paved the way for many great stories and traditions. Children are told tales of fairies, 4-leaf clover magic, mythological monsters, and everyone’s favorite, the leprechaun. That chance to see if you can find the leprechauns pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Or see […]

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Teen Advisory Group: Making quilts

By Kern Valley Sun / March 18, 2020

By: Chris MeichtryKern Library Our teen group, Teen Advisory Board (TAB), has been working on a community project that they would like to share with the public. They have been working on fidget blankets for the last few weeks and they are ready to donate them to Skilled Nursing Facility residents at the KVHD Hospital. […]

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Julie’s Reflections: Are you being scammed?

By Kern Valley Sun / March 18, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun Everyday hundreds of Americans are falling for scams. Whether it be by phone, door-to-door, email, and even job sites. Scammers will find every avenue they can to scam you out of money. There are many types of scams circulating right now. Scammers will use all kinds of sneaky approaches to […]

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Census 2020: Why rural counts

By Kern Valley Sun / March 18, 2020

By: Teresa Hoffman Center for Rural Affairs By now, you have most likely received a postcard or letter in your mailbox inviting you to participate in the 2020 Census. Set forth as an effort to count everyone in the U.S., the data collected as part of the census impacts everyone who is, or is not, […]

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How to practice social distancing during a pandemic

By Kern Valley Sun / March 18, 2020

By: Metro Creative How-To As COVID-19 continued to spread across the world, it quickly became evident that the public would have to take drastic measures to slow the transmission. In addition to practicing generalized sanitation and good hygiene, people in some of the hardest-hit clusters were advised to take additional, more aggressive measures. Quarantines and […]

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