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To the Hospital Auxiliary, it’s family first

By Debbie Teofilo / December 19, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun It was quickly recognized at the Kern River Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Party on December 13 that the Auxiliary membership is, first and foremost, a close-knit family. A majority of its 76 members filled the Wofford Heights Elks Lodge with the warmth of friendship and […]

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Keepers receive recognition

By Press Release / December 19, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Keepers of the Kern Keepers of the Kern are famous for their tied-dye clad “Trash Warriors” t-shirts. Volunteers from this organization can be seen on or near the Kern Wild and Scenic River year-round. They turn out in force on and after busy holiday weekends, passing out trash bags, filling dumpsters, and educating […]

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Fox gets mouse ears

By Josh Simpkins / December 19, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun As I reported in November, the Walt Disney Company was in talks to purchase significant portions of 21st Century Fox, the media company run by the Murdoch family. First the talks were on, then they were off. Then they were on again, but Comcast also came a-courting. Now, […]

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Science fun for everyone!

By Kern Valley Sun Support / December 19, 2017

Great fun was had by all on Thursday, Dec. 14, as KUSD hosted a Family Science Night where students and their families came together to celebrate science. Students participated in different projects and conducted experiments in order to learn how science works. Photos submitted by Kernville Union School District

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Reel Reviews: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By Josh Simpkins / December 19, 2017

Reel Reviews / Josh Simpkins “Star Wars, nothing but Star Wars. Gimmie them Star Wars; don’t let them end.” This tune has been jingling through my mind for the past week, and I’m okay with it. Hey, I love Star Wars, Saturday Night Live and of course Bill Murray—the man is a legend. I’m sure […]

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Healthy Living: Shoulder Repair

By Christine Harness / December 19, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Having a painful, deteriorating right shoulder is providing me with some first hand exposure to what so many of our therapy patients go through as they undergo their treatment at our center. Someone once said, “One has to grow old before one can experience what it’s like to be old.” […]

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Santa Claus is comin’ to town

By Shannon Rapose / December 13, 2017

Photo by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley SunPhoto by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley SunPhoto by Heather Goffinet / Special to the SunMr. and Mrs. Claus were seen at the KRV library in Lake Isabella, reading stories and handing out gifts on Dec. 7 to friends like Jedidiah Donoho (bottom, left), Cora Powers (bottom, middle) […]

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Cunningham honored at Bakersfield Parade

By Shannon Rapose / December 13, 2017

Photos by Irene Randolph / Special to the SunKern River Valley resident Bob Cunningham, the last Pearl Harbor survivor in Kern County, was honored and made Grand Marshal at the 2017 Bakersfield Christmas Parade held on Dec. 7. The theme was “A Patriotic Christmas” as the parade was held on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

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Vets treated to dinner and a movie

By Debbie Teofilo / December 13, 2017

Photo by Debbie Teofilo / Special to the SunWorld War II veteran Fernando “Ferny” Hernandez, left, speaks with Gary Zuber, right, of Honor Flight Kern County at the 4th Annual Tribute to Veterans event on December 9 at the Reel Cinema. The annual event was hosted by the Kern River Community of Wofford Heights with […]

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South Fork Trap Shoot hits the mark

By Shannon Rapose / December 13, 2017

Photo by Natalie Brown / Kern Valley SunThe South Fork School & Community Foundation held its annual Trap Shoot December 9, to raise funds for the South Fork School “Field of Dreams” Project to build ball fields and track for the school and surrounding commuinty. As of June 1, 2017, the Foundation has raised $27,500 […]

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