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Online Distance Learning

By Kern Valley Sun / April 8, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun Kern County has decided to postpone children coming back on school campuses for learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Instead, they will continue to use online distance learning. As the COVID-19 virus spreads, concerns become more prominent in the valley. The health of the community outweighs any […]

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Motels and Inns, vacant or not?

By Kern Valley Sun / April 8, 2020

By Daniel RileyKern Valley Sun Many people are wondering about the oddity that is going on at the local inns and motels here in the Kern Valley. There are places holding no vacancy with rooms full to the capacity, and there are also places in the valley with a complete vacancy without a soul in […]

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Teachers take to the streets to support students

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

By Daniel Riley Special to the Sun Due to the COVID-19 school closures, there is an abundance of families with low income and students who normally rely on school lunches to get a full days worth of meals. Those families must now provide food for their students to make up for the lack of school […]

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Keepers of the Kern message to the community

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

Keepers of the Kern Barbara Hinkey Due to the situation regarding the spread of the Coronavirus, Keepers of the Kern will not be holding any meetings, gatherings or clean up events until at least April 30 in ANY areas in the valley. The safety and health of all our volunteers and the public is number […]

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Kern County offers web-based yoga classes to reduce stress

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

By Debbie TeofiloSpecial to the Sun Nearly everyone is feeling overwhelmed and stressed by the major life disruptions and fears caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This takes a toll on our physical and mental wellbeing just when we need to be strong to keep the virus at bay. Help is on the way. Kern County’s […]

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What happened to all of the animals?

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

By Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun The animal shelter in South Lake was closed to the public on March 17. There were seven dogs and five cats. The dogs were either placed with foster homes or pulled by rescues. The cats were taken by animal control to a shelter in Bakersfield. All services throughout Kern County […]

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CAPK Food Distribution information

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

CAPK Food Distribution in Lake Isabella will be continuing food distribution. Distribution will be by appointment only. For more information please contact Tony Moors through private message on Facebook or by phone at 760-220-8787.

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How to support local businesses during mandatory restrictions

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

Editorial TeamCreative Connection The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 throughout the United States in March 2020 transformed American lives in ways many might never have imagined possible. Social distancing recommendations and restrictions on gatherings of more than a handful of people had a ripple effect on the economy that adversely affected many small businesses. […]

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3 tips to planning efficient home-cooked meals

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

Editorial TeamCreative Connection A few generations ago, dining out was an experience reserved for special occasions. However, until recently, when restaurants were shuttered in the wake of the public health crisis prompted by the spread of COVID-19, many people were dining out multiple times a week. Hospitality solutions provider Fourth surveyed 1,000 American adults in […]

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How families can confront remote learning

By Kern Valley Sun / April 1, 2020

Editorial Team Creative Connection Amid concerns of coronavirus clusters and efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, and based on social distancing recommendations from medical professionals, schools across the country began to close their doors and adopt a remote learning model in March 2020. One of the largest communities affected was New York City, which […]

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