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Health Insurance Matters: Medicare Plans and Foreign Travel

By Kern Valley Sun / March 19, 2019

  Each and every time I review a Medicare Supplement or a Medicare Advantage plan with a prospective client, I say the same thing: “Don’t count on this policy if you are travelling abroad.” The Medicare Rights Center publishes an online column, “Dear Marci,” which addressed this travel subject admirably. Both Original Medicare and Medicare […]

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Luck of the runners

By Kern Valley Sun / March 19, 2019

On March 16, 2019, Kernville Elementary hosted a St. Patrick’s 5k and Fun Run in Kernville, Calif. Proceeds from the runs went towards the local Kernville Elementary Parent Teacher Committee. Two runs were available for participants. A 5k around Kernville was open to all ages. while a obstacle course Fun Run was open to runners […]

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Shooting for a Field of Dreams

By Kern Valley Sun / March 19, 2019

On March 16, 2019, the South Fork Community Foundation held a trap shoot fundraiser in collaboration with the Kern River Gun Association. Winners of the trap shoot had a chance to win prizes like an ammunition box and a pound of bacon. All proceeds went towards the South Fork Community Foundation’s Field of Dreams.  

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A piece of automotive art

By Kern Valley Sun / March 13, 2019

By Grace Harrison Kern Valley Sun Why, that car was automatic, systematic, hydromantic greased lighting! Well, that might not be how KRV resident and Century 21 broker Paul Mooney refers to his father’s 1925 Ford Track Roadster, he still considers it a “piece of automobile art.” In 1949, Fay Mooney, the father of Paul Mooney, […]

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Rest in Paradise, Luke Perry

By Kern Valley Sun / March 13, 2019

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Friends and neighbors, the mournful laments of hundreds of thousands of ladies inner teenage-girl broken hearts can be heard around the world. It is with a heavy heart of my own that I bring the news of yet another untimely passing in Hollywood. Unfortunately, I must repost that […]

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Snip & Tip: Rainy recovery time

By Kern Valley Sun / March 13, 2019

On March 4 and 5, 2019, the Simi Valley Non-profit Spay & Neuter Clinic came to South Lake. Despite the rainy days, volunteers from FYDO the Fix Your Dog Org, SOS (Strength of Shadow) Dog Rescue, Kern Valley Rescue Ranch, and Kern Valley Snip & Tip program helped spay and neuter local furry residents of […]

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Fellow travelers revealed

By Kern Valley Sun / March 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Fellow Travelers What do you do when friends are seriously injured in an accident in the canyon section of Highway 178? Do you just send a get well note? Do you send flowers? Or do you have a meeting of their friends to discuss what can be done to make the road in […]

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Bishop Rice To Visit Kernville

By Kern Valley Sun / March 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE St. Sherrian Episcopal Church The Right Reverend David Rice, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, will visit St. Sherrian Church in Kernville on March 24, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Bishop David, as he is known, is well liked by the people of St. Sherrian’s Church and members of Kernville United Methodist […]

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Making History: Aviation at Edwards AFB

By Kern Valley Sun / March 5, 2019

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun It’s hard to believe that right next door to the pristine natural surroundings of our Sierra Nevada valley with its Old West lifestyle lies the vast Mojave Desert that leads the world in aerospace technology. For over 75 years Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) in Kern County has […]

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KUSD celebrates Dr. Seuss Week

By Kern Valley Sun / March 5, 2019

Schools all across America, including Woodrow Wallace Elementary, celebrated Dr. Seuss Week this past week. According to NEA’s Read Across America website, the week long event is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that encourages communities to celebrate reading on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday.      

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