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Southern California Edison hard at work

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Southern California Edison crews have been actively working on the ground, in the air and with help of technology to strengthen the utility’s grid system in an effort to prevent wildfires and ensure that the power stays on. As part of SCE’s Wildfire Mitigation Program, the utility is […]

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Isabella Dam Project September Site Report

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

Press Release US Army Corps of Engineers The Phase II Dams and Spillways contractor (Flatiron/Dragados/Sukut Joint Venture, or FDS JV) continues construction activities. As a result, the site including Engineers Point is an active construction area and is off limits to the public. Corps policy prohibits public operation of unmanned aircraft systems, such as drones, […]

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Fire Camp: Stories from the fire-line

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

By Joseph Paglia Special to the Sun The men and women who put their lives on the line for our safety live in a world most have never seen. They work long hours in extreme conditions and when their shift ends they do not go home like most people do, they go back to a […]

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CAPK’s Senior Food Program starting in October

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

Press Release CAPK and Rotary Club of KRV Starting October 14, the Rotary Club of Kern River Valley brings CAPK’s Senior Food Box Program to the Senior Center. This is in addition to the current monthly USDA Food Distribution. What is the Senior Food Program? The CAPK Food Bank Senior Food Program is USDA-funded program […]

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Thunderstorm activity results in Broder Fire

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

Press Release US Forest Service The Kern River Ranger District (KRRD) of the Sequoia National Forest received thunderstorm activity over the Kern Plateau during the first week in August. In the days that followed, Sequoia’s Engine 41, stationed at the Blackrock Station, discovered the lightning caused Broder Fire and reported the smoke at approximately 9:00 […]

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KRV’s Hidden Gems:Kernville Arts-n-Craft Faire

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

    Photos by Julie Giyer By Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley holds many hidden gems. You may have been fortunate enough this weekend to get a taste of some of the creative and inspirational works of art at the Kernville Arts-N-Craft Faire. As you walk around and observe the multitude […]

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KVHS Back to School Night

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

By Julie Giyer & Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun Along with shopping for school supplies and adopting earlier bedtimes, back-to-school night is an important ritual that marks the beginning of a new school year. Back to School night is an excellent opportunity for parents to meet their children’s teachers, learn the teacher’s expectations for […]

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Kern Valley Historical Society turns 52

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

By Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun The Kern Valley Historical Society recently held their 51st annual potluck at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella where they hold monthly meetings on Tuesdays. The KRVHS has been a long time club within the valley having been established with modest beginnings in 1967. Since its inception the […]

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KV 4-H preps for fair

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

    Photos submitted by Jocelyn Newfield Kern Valley 4-H had a work day and showmanship practice with Mike Leventini (Waterford Modesto Ag. teacher), Jamie Farao (Gustine Ag. teacher, taught at Merced Jr College and Gustine High), and Gerald Wenstrand (former Kern Valley Ag, teacher). Leventini and Farao are well known breeders. People come from […]

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Students raise money for Euro Trip

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

Photo by Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun The Kern Valley Masonic Lodge #827 recently hosted its 54th annual BBQ. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star were also in attendance providing refreshing stories about the lodges past members. The goal was to raise funds for senior high school students going to Italy and […]

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