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OCC operating in full force

By Kern Valley Sun / November 6, 2018

  Photos submitted by Christina Denys / Kern Valley Sun TOP: Ashley Denys volunteering last Saturday in front of Rite Aid. Next Saturday, Nov. 10, there will be Packing Party at the Kernville Chamber of Commerce meeting room from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.. For more info call 760-417-2279. BOTTOM: OCC volunteers (left to right) Irene […]

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Spreading love with peanut butter

By Kern Valley Sun / November 6, 2018

  TOP: Children of members also got involved by making sandwiches and helping to pack the sack lunches the night before. The children pictured are Caleb, age 13, Quade, age 10, Grady, age 8, Maggie, age 6, Faye, age 3, Kaelyn, age 9, Annabelle, age 7, Kayden, age 10, Morgan, age 6,Emma, age 3, and […]

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Fall Fest 2018

By Kern Valley Sun / November 2, 2018

Pups race to the finish line a the Dachshund Races.Children enjoy the egg toss.Ridgecrest Fire Spinning Troop lights up the night.Harvey dressed as the world’s shortest mummy.Children hop to the finish line in the sack races.Scooby Doo celebrates a win at the Costume Contest.Supergirl and Batman celebrate their first place win in the Costume Contest.Brooke […]

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On your marks, get set, go-kart!

By Kern Valley Sun / October 30, 2018

ABOVE: In a new endeavor between Kern Valley High School and Sheriff’s Activity League (SAL), (left to right) students Jack Cave, Devin Harp, and Michael Anglin now have the opportunity to build a one-of-a-kind go-cart with Deputy Josh Cain, far left. BELOW: In the AG Shop at Kern Valley High School, students build their go-cart […]

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KV substation unveils new medication drop-off box

By Kern Valley Sun / October 30, 2018

On Friday, October 26, the Kern Valley KCSO substation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new medication drop-off box. This will allow for residents to dispose of their unwanted and unused medications, no questions asked. The boxes are used to keep drugs out of the hands of juveniles and criminals. It is not […]

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Cats looking for a fur-ever home

By Kern Valley Sun / October 30, 2018

“Just give them a chance,” says Jesse Martinez, former owner of Critter Sitters, who has eight cats currently looking for a home. The cats range in age from 3 to 6 years old and are described as friendly. Martinez says they would be good mousers. All cats have been spayed or neutered and are up […]

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Breaking ground and rebuilding hope

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun Nearly two and a half years ago, Darrel and Linnie Galetano lost their home in the devastating Erskine Fire, which destroyed more than 300 structures and burned 68,000 acres across multiple communities in the Kern River Valley. On Monday, October 22, the sounds of a hammers hammering and saws […]

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Because…Beer

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On a beautiful, sunny October Saturday, Rivernook Campground hosted its second annual Rockin’ River Beer and Music Festival (RRBMF). The event is the brainchild of Rivernook manager Jami Ward, who envisions it becoming “the premier music and craft beer event in the Kern River Valley.” By all accounts, […]

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