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Cats looking for a fur-ever home

By Kern Valley Sun / October 30, 2018

“Just give them a chance,” says Jesse Martinez, former owner of Critter Sitters, who has eight cats currently looking for a home. The cats range in age from 3 to 6 years old and are described as friendly. Martinez says they would be good mousers. All cats have been spayed or neutered and are up […]

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Breaking ground and rebuilding hope

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun Nearly two and a half years ago, Darrel and Linnie Galetano lost their home in the devastating Erskine Fire, which destroyed more than 300 structures and burned 68,000 acres across multiple communities in the Kern River Valley. On Monday, October 22, the sounds of a hammers hammering and saws […]

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Because…Beer

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On a beautiful, sunny October Saturday, Rivernook Campground hosted its second annual Rockin’ River Beer and Music Festival (RRBMF). The event is the brainchild of Rivernook manager Jami Ward, who envisions it becoming “the premier music and craft beer event in the Kern River Valley.” By all accounts, […]

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Future Filmmakers

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

Photo Courtesy Jon Feldschau Get their autographs while you can! During a two-week class taught by Jon Feldschau at Kernville Cowork a group of aspiring filmmakers created their very own films. 10 films were made by participants all across the valley and were premiered at The Reel Cinema in Wofford Heights on October 19, 2018.

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Great showing for KV FFA at Desert Empire Fair

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Emily Keverline Kern Valley FFA Kern Valley FFA Shines at Desert Empire Fair – Emily Keverline Kern Valley FFA had members exhibit at the Desert Empire Fair last weekend and they represented our valley well. The show team of Lydon Olivares, Jasmine Bellini, Kaila Gholson and Tabby Freeman took ribbons and awards in the […]

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A New Direction for IWVCA

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The Indian Wells Valley Concert Association (IWVCA) returns with a new president and a new direction with its 2018-2019 season. The iconic nonprofit has been in existence for 73 years, and for a very long time, it was the way to bring arts and classical music to barren […]

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Youngsters ‘Giddy-Up’ at the Jr. Rodeo

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

Photos By Richard Peterson / Freelance Photographer It was perfect day for a rodeo at the South Fork Arena Sunday, Oct. 21, where youngsters pulled on their boots and showed off their skills for the crowd. Young cowboys practiced their roping skills before the competition (top left), while Temperance Mattila hung on with all her […]

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OCC off to a great start

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

Photos By Christina Denys TOP: On Friday, Oct. 19, residents of the Skilled Nursing Facility at KVHD packed 13 shoeboxes with items for needy children around the world for Operation Christmas Child. BOTTOM: Volunteers with OCC stood outside of Rite Aide to give out information about the organization.

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Harvest Fest at First Baptist Church

By Kern Valley Sun / October 24, 2018

Photos by Richard Peterson / Freelance Photographer With a skeleton crew, the Harvest Fest at First Baptist Church in Lake Isabella was a hit with the kids, October 20th. From bounce houses/slides to games and a cake walk, there was plenty of fun to go around.

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PRC ‘falls’ into the season while raising funds

By Kern Valley Sun / October 16, 2018

Photos by Christina Denys / Kern Valley Sun TOP: Fall was in the air at this year’s Pregnancy Resource Center annual fundraising banquet on October 13 at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella. Dinner was catered by Jeremy Atkinson and raffle prizes were handed out to some lucky guests, like Robert Bowman who walked away […]

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