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Zimmer gives crash course on gangs

By Kern Valley Sun / June 21, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Superivising Deputy District Attorney of Kern County Cynthia Zimmer took some time to attend the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s monthly general meeting on June 14 to talk about gangs in Kern County. Unfortunately, it’s a topic that isn’t pretty. “When I started 32 years ago, we didn’t […]

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Skate park rakes in big bucks

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, June 10, the George and Darlene Randall Skate Park Foundation held a skate competition fundraiser at Mt. Mesa Park with the help of Joe’s House, SoCal Sk8 and Surf and several generous local donors. Skateboarding pioneer and former Bones Brigade member Steve Steadham was at the […]

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Rossback graduates with help from ‘Turbo Aunt’

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Pattie McGarvey Special to the Sun Unplanned, never had a consideration, and certainly was not expected to attend college after high school, Daniel Rossback graduated from Kern Valley High School in Lake Isabella in May of 2012. He completed 12 years of schooling, never taking an Advanced Placement (AP) class, and he finished high […]

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Brummer rocks it

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Valley Fitness began a unique kind of scavenger hunt last week by hiding a rock in the valley with their name engraved on it and encouraging residents to search for it based on clues. The winning prize for whoever found the rock was $250, which doubled for gym members […]

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Mule & Donkey Days

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

        Photos by Seth Fike / Special to the Sun: Guests from all over came out to Jake’s Place Arena in Kernville to compete in the 11th Annual Mule & Donkey Days. Events included Sorting, Driving, Cow Working, Gymkhana, English/Jumping, Roping, Western Pleasure, English Pleasure, Halter, Western Riding, Reining, and Trail.

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Kid’s Fishing Derby reels ‘em in

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun This year, the Kern River Valley Elks Lodge put on the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby to get local youngsters interested in the sport of fishing. The Derby has traditionally been held by the Habitat Club, but when they stopped meeting, its future became imperiled. Seeing the need for […]

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All bark and no bite

By Kern Valley Sun / June 7, 2017

  By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The annual Kern Valley Rattlesnake Aversion Training, conducted by Natural Solutions, took place at the Burlando Ranch home of Marianne and Gene Fountain on the very warm and sunny first Saturday in June. The Fountains have been advocates of this training for years. “We live in rattlesnake […]

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Golden Anniversary for the Historical Society

By Kern Valley Sun / June 7, 2017

  By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun The Kern River Valley Historical Society has been celebrating its 50th anniversary all year long at many special events. As the owner/manager of the Kern Valley Museum, the Historical Society is also celebrating the grand opening of the Annex, a new expansion of its museum. At its […]

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