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WHAT YOU CAN BUY

By Kern Valley Sun / September 9, 2020

2021 Kia Telluride Starting at $31,990, the Kia Telluride packs a lot of SUV value. The LX model comes with a 3.8-liter, V6 engine with 291 horsepower, 262 pound-feet of torque and 5,000-pound towing capacity. It offers three rows of seating for up to eight passengers, and conveniences like a touchscreen with a rear camera […]

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Schools must limit student groups to 14 for reopening

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

By Bob Pepalis Public and private schools in the Kern River Valley and across California that are reopening for in-person learning must keep groups of children limited to 14 in a cohort under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest rules. The cohorts are limited to two supervising adults, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) said. The […]

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Listing Releases

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

This home in the Sequoia Nat’l Forest could be yours ADDRESS: 945 ALTA SIERRA ROAD, WOFFORD HEIGHTS, CALIF. By April Bamburg You can own a secluded property in the Sequoia National Forest that is sure to give you privacy if you’re craving it. This 4-bed, 3.5-bath home is situated on five acres and has a […]

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SQF Complex fire creates hazardous air in the Valley

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia The SQF Complex Fire that began on Aug. 19 in the Golden Trout Wilderness has been negatively impacting air quality around the Valley. On the morning of Aug. 28, the Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program, that is led by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS,) reported the air quality around Kernville […]

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Making space when living small in the Valley

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

By Noah Bradon Making do in a small space can be a trying experience, especially with animals and children. While small, historic homes can be charming places to live, any space that is too cramped can result in undue stress on a daily basis. To mitigate stress associated with small living, here are some tips […]

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Choosing the right tree for your outdoors

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

By Noah Bradon Trees are all around us every day, but their commonplace nature can make it easy to take them for granted. Beyond just providing shade, trees are excellent sources of oxygen for the environment and can yield countless benefits for the property that they are planted on. Before planting a new tree, it […]

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Four off-roading SUV options

By Kern Valley Sun / September 2, 2020

By David Wilfong Ford Bronco: Starting at $29,995, Ford is bringing back for 2021 a legendary product in the Bronco. It will be available in the familiar two-door model, and now a four-door model as well. The Bronco will run on the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 that produces 325 horsepower nd 400 pound-feet of torque. To […]

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Packsaddle Cave Loop Trail

By Kern Valley Sun / August 26, 2020

Paul Armes Submission *5.0 miles out and back (round trip) *1,708 feet elevation gain Trailhead parking lot is about 16 mi north of Kernville at Fairview Campground just after McNally’s on the left going up. Trail-head directly across the street. You start by hiking up a dirt road for a bit then the trail kind […]

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Elk’s Lodge Backpack Giveaway

By Kern Valley Sun / August 26, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the local Elk’s Lodge 2358 from organizing their annual backpack and school supply giveaway for local students on Sat August 22, in Wofford Heights. 162 backpacks were prepared and handed out to parents, who were instructed to drive up to the collection point, […]

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