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Politics with Harry P. Thal

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2019

By Harry P. Thal A newsletter I subscribe to offered this AP Article. The second to last paragraph scared me. It reads, “California’s $214.8 billion operating budget, which took effect Monday, also brings back an Obama-era tax on people who refuse to purchase private health insurance.” As I read it, while the federal government (IRS) […]

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Price gouging after declared emergencies

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Kern County Public Health District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer warned Kern County residents today to beware of unscrupulous individuals who attempt to profit from the recent Ridgecrest earthquakes that have damaged our community by engaging in illegal price gouging or charitable solicitation fraud. California law generally prohibits businesses and individuals from raising prices for 30 […]

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46th Annual Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2019

By Kern Valley Exchange Club On Saturday June 29, the Kern Valley Exchange Club held its annual Installation of Officers and Awards ceremony at the home of Ron and Marsha Smith in Wofford Heights. Outgoing President Fred Clark reflected on his year as a great deal of fun and having to pay “a lot in […]

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Reel Reviews – Spider-man: Far from Home

By Kern Valley Sun / July 9, 2019

By Josh Simpkins This is the end, friends and neighbors. The end. The end of Phase 3 of the MCU. You may have thought that Avengers: Endgame was the end, but you, like many others, were fooled by the Marvel masterminds. How could Marvel Studios possibly follow up Endgame? The only answer is with Spider-Man: […]

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Future uncertain: Fireworks fizzling out

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

By Grace Harrison Special to the Sun   Photos by Dan Ocampo (Top) and Neil C Radimaker (Bottom) / KV Sun File Photos For the past 22 years, the Kern River Chamber of Commerce has entertained tourists and locals alike with the annual Firework Extravaganza. However, the tradition’s future is uncertain due to a lack […]

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Surfers soar to Isabella Lake for summer season

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

  Photo by Eva Hollmann / Special to the Sun The summer season has brought both local and visiting wind surfers to Isabella Lake. Top: Larry Drennan surfs on Isabella Lake. Second: Scott Samuelson teaches his granddaughter, JC, the basics on Isabella Lake during their annual pilgrimage from Phoenix. Third: Little windsurfer, Ridge Bigler, balances […]

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Broncs fall to Bucs and Minerats

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

By Grace Harrison Specical to the Sun Last Tuesday the Kern Valley High School Broncs competed in another set of summer league basketball games. The Broncs played the Reedley Bucs and the Minerats from Madera during the Liberty High School Basketball Summer League, coming up short by just a handful of points each time. Both […]

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Bike Rodeo comes to town

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

  Photos by Richard Peterson / Special to the sun On June 29 the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and the KRV Family Resource Center hosted a free Bike Rodeo at Tank Park in Lake Isabella. Free bike helmets were offered to riders as well as free food, a raffle and a variety of fun activities. […]

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Junior lifeguards graduate

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

By Grace Harrison / Special to the Sun On Thursday, June 28, the Kern Valley Aquatics Program (KVAP) held their graduation ceremony. Ice cream and root beer were served, and the children performed a presentation for their parents, showcasing what they’ve learned – in terms of both safety and swimming. KVAP is a non-profit organization, […]

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South Forks summer school program is a success

By Kern Valley Sun / July 2, 2019

Photos Submitted by Summer Campbell // Kern Valley Aquatics Program Top left: Cayleigh Holman and Matt Hake creating a lego maze; Top right: Summer school students eating nachos; Bottom left: Zane Bryant eating smores; Bottom right: Students participate in a team building exercise.

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