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AICITMA demos Native Combative Arts at Nuui Cuuni

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

Photos Courtesy Nuui Cunni Facebook Page New and seasoned warriors united during the final demonstration of Native American Combative Arts by Americas Indigenous Children In Many Arts (AICITMA) martial arts group (top left) on Friday, Aug. 31, where members and Sensei Benny “The Jet” Urquidez were presented with ceremonial shields (top right) that the children […]

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KVLTRG: Starting from the ground up

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

Photos submitted by Sheri Bryant / Kern Valley Long Term Recovery Group With the help of Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS), the Kern Valley Long Term Recovery Group has been hard at work helping survivors get closer to housing recovery after the Erskine Fire and have been able to start construction on two homes over the […]

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Skate Park raffle results

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Skate Park The skate park committee members drew the winning tickets on Wednesday, August 3 for the latest fundraiser raffle. Here are the results: Emerson Microwave Oven donated by Don Skoglund: June Cannon (donated back for a future raffle) Antique Funny-Faced Soccer Ball donated by Shalea Wolski: Cassie Holguin Patriotic Conceal Carry Purse […]

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KRV Profiles: Roberta Piazza Gordon

By Kern Valley Sun / August 28, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The roots of the Pine Cone Inn run deep in the Kern River Valley, and are at the very core of Roberta Piazza Gordon’s world. Gordon’s parents, Al and Eileen Piazza, had spent time separately in the valley as children. Eileen told stories of attending dances at the […]

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Club News (Pub. 08/29/2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / August 28, 2018

Club News is offered as a public service to the many non-profit clubs and groups in the Kern River Valley. Club News runs in the Sun on the last week of every month. To ensure your information appears correctly and in a timely manner, please submit by mail, fax, or email by Thursday at 4:00 […]

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Publishing big dreams in a small town

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley not only has two new authors, but a publisher as well. Kate MacDonald, widely known in the KRV as the co-founder of FYDO the Fix Your Dog Org, just published her first book, Venis, through her own publishing imprint, Mountain Mouth Press. MacDonald describes Venis […]

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SOS: Saving lives on both sides of the collar

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun It started with the rescue of a dog named Shadow, when Robbie Miller adopted the dog that had been dumped in the desert. Miller helped Shadow overcome the scars from her previous life of incomprehensible abuse. In turn, Shadow helped Miller overcome his previous path of bad choices. […]

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