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Rest in Paradise, Mechoso

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 5, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun I am quite saddened to report that veteran character actor Julio Oscar Mechoso, who appeared in numerous television shows, such as Miami Vice and Coach, as well as films including White Squall, The Legend of Zorro, and Little Miss Sunshine passed away on November 25, 2017, from a […]

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Budget in charitable giving

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

By Metro Creative Nonprofit Budgets are an important component of personal financing. Without a thorough understanding of the rate of money going in and out of their bank accounts, people cannot accurately assess their potential for spending and saving. Budgets are also handy for paying off debt and planning for the future. Those who budget […]

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Kern River Valley Christmas Parade: “No Drought About It”

By Shannon Rapose / November 29, 2017

Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce2017 Christmas Parade Results“No Drought About It, A Kern River Valley Christmas”Sweepstakes: St. Jude Catholic ChurchBest of Theme: Cannon Family – 1940 Ford TractorMost Creative: Happy Feet Dance GroupFloat:1st Place: Exchange Club/Excel Club of Kern Valley2nd Place: Kern River Valley CERT3rd Place: Kern County/Valley ShrineAuto/Truck/Tractor:1st place: Cannon Family – 1939 […]

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December Club News (Pub. 11/29/17)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

AMERICAN LEGION POST CHAPTER 711 The American Legion Riders meet the first Wednesday, 6 p.m., at the Moose Lodge on Lake Isabella Blvd. American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary meet the third Wednesday, 6 p.m., at the Veterans/Senior Hall on Lake Isabella Blvd. DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF KRV The Democratic Club of Kern River Valley will […]

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Safety measures for winter drivers

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 29, 2017

By Metro Creative Automotive Winter weather causes many people to retreat indoors until the spring thaw. However, for those who embrace the cooler temperatures or find that life must go on despite snow and ice, taking inventory of their vehicles is a must before the first snowflakes start to fall. Tire care is an especially […]

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Santa comes to Kernville early this year

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun Santa and Mrs. Claus made a surprise stopover and delivery at the 6th Annual Rides and Rods Toy Run on Saturday, November 18. To get in the spirit of the annual event, Santa pulled up to the Kernville Saloon under bright blue skies on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, […]

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Alvarez signs with SF State

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

Photos by Grace Harrison / Special to the SunKern Valley High School Senior Samantha Alvarez (pictured above) signed her contract to play Division 2 softball for San Francisco State University on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Alvarez plans to major in Criminal Justice in the fall.

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FISHING WITH NOBLE: The gift that gives all year long

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

FISHING WITH NOBLE / Noble Smith As of Nov. 15, customers are able to purchase a 2018 annual fishing license. Gift vouchers are also available. These make great Christmas gifts. You can purchase a gift voucher with the person’s name you want to give the license to. It will read, “a gift for” and then […]

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Rest in paradise, Malcolm Young

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun I woke up on this brisk Fall morn to quite the shock. It pains me greatly to say this, but Heaven’s Hell of a Band just added one awesome rocker to its ranks. That’s right, dear friends and neighbors, sadly, I must report that Malcolm Young, guitarist, songwriter […]

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REEL REVIEWS: Thor: Ragnarok

By Kern Valley Sun Support / November 21, 2017

REEL REVIEWS / Josh Simpkins If I have said this once, I’ve said it a hundred and one times: Sometimes I just love my job. Especially when my job requires me to watch a film I quite genuinely want to view. I recently had the privilege of watching Marvel Studios 17th (17, my favorite number) […]

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