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The open sign is out for the Kern Valley Museum’s annual History Day Saturday May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Anna-Banana, car show, fundraiser, fo-fanna event
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Friends, family and the community will come together for a car show on Saturday May 17 at the First Baptist Church Lake Isabella, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The focus for the event is to raise money to help Anna's family with the cost of her medical needs and travel expenses. Anna Lynn Imbelloni of Bodfish, nick-named AnnaBanana is a silly, animated, sweet, fun-loving four year old. In September 2013, Anna's parents found out that what was thought to be a normal cold was acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Not what any parent wants to hear. Now Anna's parents, Raphael and Stacy Imbelloni, must take Anna to Los Angeles Children's Hospital for her chemotherapy treatments regularly for three hospital stays. Due to Anna having a low immune system from chemotherapy, extended stays have also resulted at Children's Hospital. Anna now at home with her family is looking forward to picking the best of the car show which will include a BBQ, music, 50/50 drawing, prize raffles and kids activities All the monies donated will go directly to the family. Questions may be directed to Tasha McIrvin at 760-5493548, a family cousin or the show coordinator Buddy Tefatiller at 760-549-3855.
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from our Valley area. The art gallery displays work by local artists, currently Joan M. Grant, and changes every 30 days. On History Day, Grant will be on hand doing original sketches. There is a mining room where you can learn about the days in the KRV when mining was king with lots of mining tools, mills and a 20-mule team model. There's also a room with pictures of old Isabella which is now under the lake and of old Kernville. If you ever wondered what the Kern Valley looked like before the dam was built, this is the place to be. The Museum has a
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The Kern Valley Museum opens its doors in celebration of its annual History Day on Saturday May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is located at 49 Big Blue Road in Kernville. There is a lot to do and see at History Day. Admission is free and includes refreshments and demonstrations. The Kern River Valley Historical Society goes all out for this one day celebration. The whole family will have a lot of fun learning about what life was like in the old West. There will be many demonstrations of how to do old time skills including blacksmithing, quilting,
■ The Museum library cabinet display is Donna Anderson's collection of hand decorated eggs. ■ Featured in the Art Room is the Art Work of Joan Montano, a local portrait painter and sculptress. Joan has won awards annually at the Kern County Fair. Joan has painted portraits of many notable locals and won awards annually at the Kern County Fair. Drop by to see these and the many more displays this month at the museum.
Dutch-oven cooking, butter churning (with homemade bread free samples), and more. There are free refreshments too. Lemonade, cookies and samples from the Dutch-oven cooking, which includes fresh rolls, main dishes and desserts along with that fresh butter and
home-made bread. The Museum, which opened in its current location in 1990, is divided into sections that include an old country store with old post boxes originally used in Claraville up in the Piute Mountains, and a prehistoric area that includes fossil remains
Fire Interagency Courier Release
In response to the increasing high fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest, Tule River Reservation, and Bureau of Land Management within the Central California District announced today, an Interagency Declaration to impose fire restrictions for all Federal and State protected lands within Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties effective Wednesday May 21. In the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument, campfires and barbecues are only allowed in developed campgrounds or areas designated as exempt from fire restrictions. A
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‘S’more’ restrictions - Dry conditions to impose on campfire use.
list of designated exempt areas can be obtained from Forest Service offices, and at fs.usda.gov /sequoia. Visitors are allowed to have a portable gas stove or lantern (with a flame on/off switch) outside developed or designated areas with a valid California campfire per-
mit. A campfire permit can be obtained, free of charge, at any Forest Service, CALFIRE, or Bureau of Land Management office or by visiting the Sequoia National Forest website above and downloading a copy of the permit. For BLM, this declaration will include all BLM nature
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This week Bodfish Bob asks “How do you like them pineapples? Mike Mencarini gives the details for the Kid’s Fishing Derby.
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public lands located in Tulare, Fresno, Kings, Kern, Madera, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties. Fire restrictions affect all BLM recreational areas including Keyesville), Chimney Peak and Kennedy Meadows. In addition, smoking is only permitted within an enclosed vehicle, building, developed recreation site (campground) or designated exempt area under these restrictions. Internal combustion engines may be operated only on roads and designated trails on BLM lands and Sequoia National Forest and within the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Ensure all vehicles and equipment are tuned and operating properly.
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kern river water data: Monday noon Storage, Isabella Reservoir 71,078 acre-feet 2013 Reservoir peak 106,783 acre-feet Pool maximum 568,075 acre-feet Pool safety limit 360,000 acre-feet Upper Kern Inflow 426 cfs Lower Kern Outflow 378 cfs Borel Canal Outflow 0 cfs (stopped) Data from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cfs=cubic feet per second 1 cu.ft. = 7.48 U.S. gallons 1 ac.ft.= 325,851 U.S. gal. *(5-hr average Kernville)
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■ FFA awards banquet May 16 The annual FFA awards banquet will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building at Kern Valley High School to acknowledge the hard work and achievements of students. It is open to the public. Contact Emily Keverline at KVHS for tickets.
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■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.,TOPS #2293 weight loss group, Veterans Hall, Lake Isabella. 760-417-2272. ■ 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Alzheimers Respite Group, Veterans Hall, Lake Isabella. 661-393-8871. ■ 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., TOPS weight loss group, Mt.View Church, Lake Isabella. 760-378-3935. ■ 12 - 1 p.m., AA, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-4112. ■ 1 p.m., Happy Hookers crochet club, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-6335. ■ 6 p.m. (2nd Fri.), Kernville Baptist Church game night. Next to Pizza Barn. 760-223-1036. ■ 7 p.m. Alano Club, AA 12x12 study, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. ■ 7 - 8 p.m., AA, Kernville Chamber of Commerce, 11447 Kernville Rd.,760-379-4112 or 760-417-9701
■ 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Farmer’s Market, Nuui Cunni Center, French Gulch. 760-549-0800 ■ 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Farmer’s Market, Lakeshore Lodge, Wofford Heights. ■ 3 p.m. (1st Sat.), Havilah Historical Society, Havilah Schoolhouse. 760-379-2636. ■ 5-7 p.m. Dinner. (2nd & 4th Sat. - Karaoke @ 7 p.m.) Eagles Lodge, open to public, Mt. Mesa. 760-379-3394 ■ 7 - 10 p.m. (1st Sat.), Dam Dancers square dancing, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. ■ 9:30 a.m. (1st Sat.), Aglow Int’l, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. Barbara,760-378-3672 or Geraldine, 559-359-8953. ■ 2 p.m., Discussion. 7:30 - 9 p.m., 6 p.m. Pot Luck, 7 p.m. Speaker (3rd Sat.), AA - KR Health Center, 67 Evans Rd., Wofford Hts. 760-379-4112 or 760-417-9701 ■ 2 p.m. Alano Club, AA discussion, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. ■ 6 p.m. (3rd Sat.) Alano Club, AA speaker, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella.
■ 9 a.m. to noon - VFW Breakfast, public welcome. 2811 Nugget, Lake Isabella. 760-379-3877. ■ 9 a.m. to noon, Breakfast at Eagles, public. welcome. Highway 178, Mt. Mesa. 760-379-3394. ■ 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (2nd Sun.), AA, Paradise Cove Restaurant, Hwy 178, Lake Isabella. Breakfast 10 a.m. / Speaker 11 a.m. 760-379-4112. ■ 2 - 3:30 p.m., AA - KR Health Center, 67 Evans Rd., Wofford Hts. 760-379-4112 or 760-417-9701
■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 10 a.m., Exercise Class, Lakeridge Mobile Home Pk. Clubhouse, Lake Isabella. 760-379-3206. ■ 2 - 3 p.m., Grief Support Group, Hoffmann Hospice 040-D Lake Isabella Blvd. 661-410-1010. ■ 12 - 1 p.m., AA, Senior Center,Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 1 p.m. (3rd Mon.), Kern Valley Democratic Club, Lakeridge Mobile Home Pk. Clubhouse, Lake Isabella. ■ 1 p.m., Line dance classes, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-0043. ■ 3 p.m. (2nd Mon.-Board/4th Mon.-Member ship), Kernville Chamber. 760-376-2629. ■ 6 - 9 p.m., KRV Comm. Orchestra, Cerro Coso College, Lake Isabella. 760-376-4461. ■ 6:30 - 8 p.m., Boy Scout Troup 690, 1st Baptist Church, Lake Isabella. 760-812-7082. ■ 6 p.m. (3rd Mon.), KRV Art Assoc., Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-2844. ■ 6 - 7 p.m., AA, Mtn. View Baptish Church, 2959 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 7:30 - 9 p.m., AA, Grace Chapel, 12308 Mtn. Mesa Rd., Mtn. Mesa. 760-379-7318 or 760-3797312. ■ 7:30 p.m., Al-Anon, KRV Hospital cafeteria, Mt. Mesa. 760-417-0199 or 760-379-7312
■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 9 a.m., Yoga Practice Group, Kernville Methodist Church. 909-753-9043. ■ 9:30 - 11:30a.m., Me & My Friends children’s playgroup, 1st Baptist Church, Lake Isabella. 760379-2556. ■ 10 a.m. (2nd Tue.), Kern Valley Garden Group. 760-379-1129. ■ 10 a.m. - noon Kern County Department of Public Health Immunization Clinic 7050 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella. 877-818-4787 ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ 2 p.m. (2nd Tue.), KRV Cemetery District. Public invited. 760-376-2189.
■ Cerro Coso commencement May 16 Commencement exercises take place at 6 p.m. in Ridgecrest.
for “Anna-Banana’s” leukemia treatments. For more information, call Buddy Tefatiller at 760-549-3855 or Tasha McIrvin at 760-5493548.
■ Car show fundraiser May 17 There will be a car show fundraiser Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Lake Isabella. Help pay
■ Annual yard sale May 17 Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is holding their annual yard sale with lots of items. Food will be available for purchase, on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 377 Hwy 155 in Lake Isabella.
■ 6 p.m. (2nd Tue.), Lake Isabella-Bodfish Property Owners, Senior Center, Lake Isabella (760) 760-379-5552. ■ 6:30 p.m., (2nd Tue.) Epilepsy Support Group, Bakersfield. 760-376-1606 or 760-258-5272. ■ 7 p.m. (3rd Tue.), Fish & Game Habitat Club, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-376-3178 ■ 7 p.m., (4th Tue.), KRV Historical Society, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. ■ 7 - 8:30 p.m., AA, KR Health Center, 67 Evans Rd., Wofford Hts. 760-379-4112 or 760-417-9701 ■ 7 - 8:30 p.m., AA - Weldon Methodist Church, 20021 Hwy. 178, Weldon. 760-379-4112
■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 9 -11:30 a.m. (1st & 3rd Wed.), Dam Quilters, senior apts. behind Vons, Lake Isabella. 760-3799921. ■ 9:30 a.m., TOPS weight loss group, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 661-867-2579. ■ 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Me & My Friends children’s playgroup, Kernville Methodist, 760-379-2556. ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ Noon (2nd Wed.) KRV Chamber of Commerce meeting, Moose Lodge, Lake Isabella. 760-3795236. ■ 12 - 1:30 p.m., AA - Women’s Serenity Circle, Mtn. View Baptist Church, 2959 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 12:30 p.m., Bridge Club, Eagles Lodge, Mt. Mesa. 760-376-3138. ■ 1:30 - 3 p.m., Grief Support Group, Optimal Hospice, 6504-E Lake Isabella Blvd. ■ 6 p.m. (1st Wed.), American Legion Riders VFW, 2811 Nugget, Lake Isabella. ■ 6 p.m. (3rd Wed.), American Legion, Senior Center Veterans Rm. Lake Isabella. 760-379-5086. ■ 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Senior Dance, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. Live band. ■ 7 p.m. Alano Club, AA, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 7 - 8:30 p.m., AA, KR Health Center, 67 Evans Rd. Wofford Hts., 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Wofford Blvd., Wofford Hts. ■ 7 p.m., Al-Anon, Christ's Fellowship Church, Wofford Hts.. 760-417-0199 or 760-379-7312
■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 9 a.m., Yoga Practice Group, Kernville Methodist Church. 909-753-9043. ■ 9 a.m. - noon, Thursday Painters, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5329. ■ 9:30 a.m., (3rd Thu.), Fire Safe Council, Supervisor’s office, County Bldg., Lake Isabella. ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ 11:45 a.m. (4th Thu.), KRV Women’s Club meeting, Elks Lodge. ■ Noon, Exchange Club, Paradise Cove. ■ 5 - 7 p.m., TANF Cultural Night, French Gulch Campground. ■ 3:30 - 5 p.m. (4th Thu.), Kern River Valley Collaborative, Veterans Hall, Rm. 1., Lake Isabella. 760-379-2556, ext. 601. ■ 5 - 7 p.m., VFW Taco Thursday, open to public. 760-379-3877. ■ 4-6 p.m. (3rd Thu.), Republican Assembly of the Kern River Valley, Moose Lodge, Lake Isabella. 760-378-3695 or 760-376-1462. ■ 6 p.m., Rotary Club, KRV Elks Lodge, Wofford Heights. 760-376-2844. ■ 6 p.m., Weight Watchers, Lake Ridge Mobile Home Park Club House, Lake Isabella. Weigh-in 5:30 p.m. ■ 7 p.m. Alano Club, NA book study, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. ■ 7 p.m. (45h Thurs.) KRV Gun Assc. Jan - Oct. Kernville Chamber, KRVGAnews@gmail.com ■ 6:30 p.m., Sweet Adelines, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. New members welcome. ■ 7 p.m., (3rd Thu.), Kern Valley Astronomy Club, Museum, Kernville. 760-376-1291. ■ 7 - 8:30 p.m., AA, Senior Center, 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. 760-379-4112.
■ Saturday, noon, South Fork Women’s Club, Fay Ranch Road., Weldon ■ Sunday, 11 a.m., Moose Lodge, Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. ■ Wednesday, 1 p.m., Senior Center, Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. ■ Thursday, Early Bird 12:15 p.m., Regular 1 p.m., St. Jude Catholic Church, Hwy. 155 & Nellie Dent Dr., Wofford Hts. This information is submitted to the Courier by the groups listed. Please call the phone numbers provided to check meeting times and location .
■ Habitat restoration May 17 Join Audubon Kern River Preserve staff and volunteers for Habitat Restoration Workdays. Bring food and water, gloves; wear long sleeves and pants, work shoes or boots. The preserve will supply the tools. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Alexander Restoration Site on Fay Ranch Road, 1/3 mi. north of Hwy 178 in Weldon. RSVP to Sean Rowe by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760-3782531. ■ Powerhouse ride May 17 The 6th annual Powerhouse ride sponsored by the Society of Riders is a beautiful fund raising ride to the Kern River Hatchery for some lunch and prizes. Then to the Trail of 100 Giants. Help send children to Camp K.E.E.P. Register on line at powerhouseride.com or call 661-321-9882. ■ Keysville meeting May 17 Join the continued discussion about Wallow Rock (which is most of Keyesville South) on Saturday May 17th at 9 a.m. in the Kern River Valley Veterans/Senior Center at 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella. ■ Lakeshore Farmers Market May 17 This market is hosted by the Kern Valley Growers Association from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market is at the Lakeshore Lodge, 7466 Wofford Blvd, Wofford Heights. ■ History day at the Museum May 17 Come on over and take part in loads of activities including music, food, crafts and historic demonstrations, at the Museum in Kernville from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ■ Dinner at the Eagles May 17 Enjoy a half chicken dinner at the Eagles, 12251 Hwy 178, Mt. Mesa from 5 to 7 p.m. with karaoke. Call 760-379-3394. ■ 60th Anniversary May 18 Kernville First Baptist Church was incorporated 60 years ago on May 13th and is planning a huge celebration on May 18th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All former pastors are invited as well as all former members to a joyful noise, sing old and new hymns and praises as well as see pictures and movies of times past and present. There will be lots of food and fellowship to renew old friendships and make new friends. Call 760-376-6403 for information. ■ KRV VFW breakfast May 18 Have breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Kern River Valley VFW Post 7665 Hall, 2811 Nugget Ave, Lake Isabella. For information call 760-379-3877. ■ Breakfast at the Eagles May 18 Enjoy breakfast at the Eagles, 12251 Hwy 178, Mt. Mesa from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 760379-3394 for more information. ■ Free movie matinee May 18 Come to a free movie matinee on Sunday, May 18th at 3 p.m. at the Kernville United Methodist Church; Corner of Big Blue and Sirretta Streets. The movie will be "Love Comes Softly," based on a best-selling book series, this movie tells the story of a wagon train's journey west with families searching for new opportunities. ■ “Musical Stories” Concert May 18 The Kern Valley Community Orchestra performs on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Kernville
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It seems she was only a little over knee high to her daddy when my little girl with red hair shinier and brighter than a horse’s mane Batelaan was tugging at my pant leg. “Daddy where are we going to put the horse,” she asked? That was 1991. My wife and I were walking the property we had purchased and planning as to where we would site our home. You see, our youngest daughter already dreamed of having her own horse and becoming a veterinarian before even entering school. Most of us change our minds several times when we are growing up. Not Kim, she just knew. This week when you read this column we will be attending the graduation of Kimberley Chambers, DVM. I know she was a challange at times to her teachers in school, but they challanged her right back. I thank all those in the Kern Valley that were a part of her education. She was riding at six or seven and had her first horse, Smokee, by age nine and later it was Sundancer. Many in the local Gymkhana Club mentored her along for the ride. At Kern Valley High School there were four years of Ag with
Future Farmers of America, and sheep at the Kern County Fair. She graduating at the top of her class from Kern Valley High in 2004. As a undergraduate at Azusa Pacific University she graduated with a degree in biolgy and minor in chemisty. And she married her high school sweetheart, Chris Chambers in 2008. She was accepted to Western University of Medical Sciences School of Veternary Medicine in 2010. As a student doctor she completed externships from animal hospitals to zoos. She went to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and across the country. To cattle and horse ranches, race track, pig, goat and diary farms, United States Department of Agriculture, Center of Disease Control and in between. Through it all our little overachiever has been driven, worked hard and remained focused. And now with graduation she will be charged with caring for all God’s creatures big and small. This summer, she will be finishing a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Where will Kimberley practice after graduation, she dosn’t yet know, but one things for sure, she’s going to Disneyland! You go, Kimberley Chambers DVM, MPH, you make your parents proud. Congratulations! Michael Batelaan is publisher of the Kern River Courier. He can be reached at email@example.com
Reader offers character assessment The voting booth is our vital link to the democratic process, but it is effective and powerful only if two criteria are met. These are:  we the voters know enough about the candidates to make a wise choice, and  the candidate knows enough about the office requirements to make good on his promises. I know Jon Lifquist to be an uncommonly honorable and dedicated employee, is experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of the Assessor's duties, and has the character to effectively lead the Assessor's Office. One can readily argue both pros and cons of appointment vs. election. However, when it is clear that the same man who would have been appointed is the same one who should be elected, the solution is simple. Jon Lifquist is the right choice for this position and has my vote. Bill Wilson Kernville
A couple of weeks ago I talked about metaphors. This week it's oxymorons! I've spent much of my life without knowing what an Middleworth oxymoron was. Frankly I didn't care and when I heard that someone had just uttered one, I'd let the moment slip by. It has only been during the later years of my life that I've began to notice just what they were and why they generate interest. But first for the uninitiated, let me explain what they are. Webster's dictionary says that an "oxymoron" is a figure of speech that uses "seeming contradictions," and then it gives us two examples. The first is "cruel kindness" and the second "to make haste slowly." Just recently, I realized that all of my life I have been using "oxys" and didn't even know it. During the past few months I have been gathering oxymoron's from books, movies and even the internet. If you ask me why, I guess I'm getting a kick out of word play in my advancing years. Let me give you a few of the ones I've collected. For instance: two guys fighting are asked why they were scrapping and one said they were just having some "serious fun." Or when asked what are you doing? The reply is "nothing much." Or how about this, "What
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California Water Service Company will host a family-friendly open house at Cal Water's Upper Bodfish Treatment Plant, located at 2831 Rembach Avenue in Bodfish, on Tuesday, May 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. to celebrate National Water Awareness Month. Cal Water invites customers and their families to come for treatment plant tours, food, and fun for all ages. Kids will enjoy a face painter and coloring station; for the grown-ups, there will be raffle prizes, information about how to get free water-saving devices, and water service information provided by Cal Water's water quality, engineering, conservation, rates, and environmental affairs departments. Cal Water customers will even have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a $100 gift card good for drought-tolerant plants at Builders Mart.
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More than 290 degrees and certificates will be conferred at Cerro Coso Community College's commencement exercises Friday, May 16, in the Gymnasium of the Raymond A. McCue Athletic Complex located on the west side of College Heights Boulevard in Ridgecrest. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Cerro Coso will be honoring eligible graduates from the IWV Campus, Kern River Valley Campus in Lake Isabella, East Kern Center at Edwards Air Force Base, and Online campus.
are you reading in yesterday's paper? Old news" or this one, "What kind of army is being used in Angola?" "A Peace Force." By now I'm sure you are getting the idea. Our language is loaded with these contradictive phrases know as oxymorons. Is it any wonder that foreigners have trouble learning our language? Of late, I have really listened to people talk and am picking out the colorful language that seems to describe the action, and yet each word standing alone, offers a different meaning. Let me give you a few from the past two weeks. Preserved ruins, oven fried, steel wool, turned up missing, opposite attraction, pretty ugly, healthy tan. The next one is typical if you think about it. "Jumbo shrimp," see the contradiction? Jumbo is usually "big" and shrimp can mean "tiny," and yet together they are a common phrase making it a true oxymoron. Here are some more, adult children, bitter sweet, clever fool, balding hair, bigger half, working vacation, cold hotdog, even odds, and exact estimate. Just for fun in the next day or so, really listen to conversations, and see how many Oxy's you can find. You'll be surprised, and it's fun. Let me leave you with this last phrase from my list, which I think is a genuine go for broke oxymoron. "Thank God I'm an atheist!" (But is he really?)
Rod Middleworth Courier Columnist
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Virginia Harmon Bundy (Ginny) November 22, 1926 - April 28, 2014 Ginny died April 28, 2014 in Ridgecrest, CA. She was 87 years young. A celebration of her life will take place on May 17, 11 a.m. at the Highland Chapel Methodist Church in Lake Isabella. Ginny was born November 22, 1926 in Newell, West Virginia to Victor and Mary Harmon. She was a tiny person from the get go; being known within the family as Baby Jean for many years. She graduated from Wells High School in Newell in 1942, and attended college in Bowling Green, Kentucky for two years before following her family west; first to Arizona and then to California. Learning was always an important part of Ginny's life. She attended various colleges in California, as she was raising her family, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1977. She acquired a huge store of knowledge and information into her little head that made her a formidable opponent and determined fan of the television show, Jeopardy. She tried out for the show twice about 20 years ago, but could not handle the rock music categories. Nor could she tolerate them. She worked in various positions over the years, while providing for her family and earning her degree. She retired as a Planning Technician for the City of Ridgecrest in 1989. She was an active member of the Democratic Club and attended the Highland Chapel Methodist Church for many years. Ginny is survived by her husband Wil Bundy, her sister Susan Knepper, daughters Claire Hartley, Reese Butler and son Kyle Butler. She leaves three grandchildren: Cierra Jurden by her daughter Reese, and Dylan and Mikayla Butler by her son Kyle. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Lael Nancy in 1966, her parents Victor and Mary Harmon, her brothers Gerald and Wayne Harmon and her sister Gertrude Pinney. She will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by her remaining family and friends. “As her husband for the past 24 years, I can certainly attest to what a wonderful wife, friend, and companion she has been for me.” The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Senior Nutrition Program at 5357 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93309.
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Dan Schlensker, Courier Columnist Not many of us like to be labeled as prejudiced. Besides being considered to be politically incorrect, prejudiced also carries with it the negative connotaSchlensker tions of unfair, unthinking, and irrational. Webster says prejudice is "a judgment or opinion formed before all the facts are known … [or] in disregard of facts that contradict it." And most folks do not like to be accused of operating like that. If we take a close look at ourselves, though, each of us can find ways in which we are prejudiced. Our prejudice may stem from some unquestioned thing our parents, teachers, mentors or other influential person in our lives has told us. It may have originated from some experience we've had, which, itself, was unique or extraordinary and gave us a skewed perception of reality, or from which we made some stereotypical analysis and came to a prejudicial conclusion. In any case, we all own some sort of prejudice. We would, therefore, do well to try to search our hearts and minds in order to scrutinize our thinking and heighten our awareness of the bases of the assessments we have made and to consider the underpin-
nings of the motivations for our feeling, thinking, and acting. At a recent pastors' conference I was brought to grips with one of my prejudices, which has to do with people, who are disabled. You'll hear more about that in my upcoming Courier articles, because I think there are plenty of folks out there, who share my problem, and there are also plenty of disabled people out there, who'd benefit from a decrease in the prejudice from which they are seen. For now, though, I simply wish to give thanks to God for His not being prejudiced against us creatures here in this world. The apostle Peter said in Acts 10:34 when he, a devout Jew, was called upon to minister to some "unclean" Gentiles, "I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality." When God took on human flesh in the person of Jesus, He, as the apostle Paul says in 2 Corinthians 5:15, "died for all, that they who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf." Having been so loved so freely, completely and unconditionally by the almighty God of the Universe, we beloved creatures are stirred and strengthened to live without prejudice for Him. Dan Schlensker is pastor of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Lake Isabella.
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■ Father’s Heart Foursquare Church 11000 Kernville Rd., (Old Centry 21 building) Kernville. Sunday 9:30 a.m. 760-223-6704 ■ First Baptist Church of Kernville 46 Valley View Drive, Kernville. Sunday 10:00 a.m. 760-376-6403 ■ Kernville United Methodist Church 251 Big Blue Rd., Kernville. Sunday’s 9:30 a.m. 760-376-2751 ■ Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship 44 Big Blue Road, Kernville. Sunday School 9 a.m., Service 10:30 a.m. 760-417-2014 ■ St. Peter’s Anglican Church 11876 Sierra Way, Kernville. Sunday 10:00 a.m. 760-376-6362 ■ St. Sherrian’s Episcopal Church At Kernville United Methodist Church. Sunday 11 a.m
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■ Faith Community Foursquare Church 20 W. Panorama, Wofford Hts. Sunday Service 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. 760-376-6719 ■ New Life Assembly of God 25 Arden Av., Wofford Hts. Sunday 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.760-376-6402 ■ St. Jude Catholic Church 86 Nellie Dent Dr., Wofford Heights. Sun, 8 a.m. & 10 a.m., Sat. 4 p.m. 760-376-2416 ■ Calvary Chapel 125 Sycamore Drive, Wofford Hts. Sunday 10 a.m. and Wed. 6:30 p.m.760-376-8789 ■ Christ Fellowship 80 Evans Road, Wofford Hts. Sun. 10:30 a.m. Lake Isabella/Bodfish
■ First Baptist Church of Lake Isabella 3701 Suhre, Lake Isabella. Sunday 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. School 9:45 a.m. 760-379-5615 ■ Fountain of Christ Church 5101 #A Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:45 a.m. Wed. and Thur. 5:30 p.m. 760-417-0793 ■ Landmark Missionary Baptist Church 2741 Mountain View Rd, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:45 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. 760-379-5640 ■ Mt. View Southern Baptist Church 2959 Erskine Creek Rd, Lake Isabella. Sun. 9:00, 11:15 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. 760-379-4296 ■ Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall 1911 Edith Ave., Lake Isabella. 760-379-8672 ■ Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (LCMS) 377 Highway 155, Lake Isabella. Services 11 a.m. 760-379-2343
■ Kern Valley Bible Church 3920 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 760-379-5482 ■ Church of the Nazarene 2931 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. 760-379-2062 ■ Highland Chapel United Methodist 5301 Lake Isabella Bl., Lake Isabella. Sunday School & Worship 10:30 a.m. 760-379-2120 ■ Lake Isabella Church of Christ 3711 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Services 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. Bible study Sun. 10 a.m. ■ Kern River Valley Seventh Day Adventist 3801 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Saturday Service 9:30 a.m. 760-379-3206 ■ Kern Valley Pentecostal LightHouse 3730 Wagon Wheel Dr., Lake Isabella. Sunday School 9:45 Services 10:45 a.m., and 5 p.m. Wednesday 6 p.m. 760-379-5819 ■ Salvation Army The local national affiliate Mon. 9 am - 1 pm. 6105 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. 760379-5100. ■ SGI - USA Buddhist Lotus Sutra based discussion and meetings Call 379-6162 for dates and times. Mountain Mesa ■ Church of Christ Mt. Mesa 6400 Dogwood Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 760-379-4792 ■ Church of Jesus Christ/Latter Day Saints 6400 Park Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 10:00 a.m. 760-379-2904 ■ Grace Chapel 12312 Mt. Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 760-379-4093 ■ Christian Assembly 12424 Mountain Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. 760-379-6377 ■ Victory Tabernacle (United Pentecostal) 4324 Birch, Mt. Mesa. Sunday 2 and 3 p.m. 760-549-3186
■ Kern Christian Church “The River” 14900 Hwy 178, Southlake. Sunday 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 760-378-3780 ■ He Cares Fellowship 16475 Hwy 178, Southlake. Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. 760-379-6935 ■ Weldon United Methodist Church 20021 Hwy. 178, Weldon. Sunday 8:30 a.m. 760-378-2321 ■ Weldon Baptist Church 20674 Highway 178, Weldon. Sunday 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. 760-378-4964
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Public reminded to leave young wildlife be Carol Singleton, CDFW Courier Outdoors
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Kids fish free June 7th kids of the Derby. This year's Derby as in the past is absolutely and totally free to every registered kid between 4 If you are the and 15. There will be activities to parents or the entertain the kids at Wofford guardian of a Heights Park during the day, the youngster who kids can come and get a free likes an adventure lunch, get their faces painted, and is between paint a fish or just chill. There will the ages of 4 and be other competitions available 15 let me remind Mencarini with prizes awarded. Lunch is you that the 27th available to the older crowd for a annual Free Kids Derby is just a small donation. few weeks away. This wonderful In order to be event is spongiven or awarded sored by the Fish and Game This year's Derby as in the any prizes or gifts Habitat Club of past is absolutely and totally every kid must be registered. You the Kern River free to every registered kid may register startValley, local indibetween 4 and 15. ing Friday June 6 viduals and - Mencarini from 3 to 6 p.m. organizations, and Saturday June and other spon7 from 6 to 9 a.m. Should you sors as far away as the east coast. need more information contact Being a personal friend of Les Elaine Johnson at 760-417-0950 or and Elaine Johnson, Elaine being you may email her at eejohnthe chairperson for this event, I firstname.lastname@example.org. can tell you that these fine folks Take my word if you like to and the many club members who have fun you will enjoy the 27th volunteer for this event do their annual Free Kids Derby. absolute best to make sure each and every youngster has a good Mike Mencarini is a Wofford Heights time. Elaine Johnson works many resident and avid fisherman. For queslong hours procuring the prizes tions or comments you can reach him that are awarded to the registered through the Kern River Courier.
Sheriff/CHP Substation 7046 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. business calls only, 760-549-2100
Kern County Fire Stations
■ Kernville Station 76 11018 Kernville Road Kernville business calls only, 760-376-2219 ■ Lake Isabella Station 72 4500 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella business calls only, 760-379-2626 ■ Southlake Station 71 9000 Navajo Ave. Weldon business calls only, 760-378-3055
Kern Valley Hospital Emergency Department McCray & Laurel Mountain Mesa 760-379-2681
Recreation information ■ U.S. Forest Service Isabella Lake office: 4875 Ponderosa Drive. 760-379-5646
■ Kernville office: 105 Whitney Rd. 760-376-3781 (around the corner from the museum) Closed weekends.
General infomation ■ Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce 6404 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella Local: 760-379-5236 Toll Free: 866-KRV4FUN
■ Kernville Chamber of Commerce 11447 Kernville Rd. Kernville (corner Sierra Way & Kernville Roads) Local: 760-376-2629 Toll Free: 866-KERNVILLE
Kern River Valley information ■ Ambulance ■ Fire ■ Law Enforcement ■ Search & Rescue ■ Lake Patrol ■ Forest Service
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During spring, wildlife are busy attending to their new offspring, foraging food and expanding their habitat. During this season of rebirth, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds people to leave young wildlife alone if they see them outdoors. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, especially in spring. "Many people don't realize that it is illegal to keep California native wildlife as pets," said Nicole Carion, CDFW's statewide coordinator for wildlife rehabilitation. "Never assume when see young wildlife alone that they need assistance. Possibly, the mother is simply out foraging for food. If you care, leave them there." A healthy fawn may lay or stand quietly by itself in one location for hours while its mother is away feeding. Once a fawn is removed from its mother, it can lose the ability to survive in the wild. The same danger applies to most animals, including bears, coyotes, raccoons and most birds. The state's rehabilitation facilities receive 400 to 500 fawns per year from well-meaning members of the public. Many of these fawns are healthy and should not have been disturbed. A phone consultation with a rehabilitator can help would-be rescuers to determine whether there is a need for intervention. Rehabilitators are trained to provide care for wild animals so they retain their natural fear of humans and do not become habituated or imprinted. In California, it is illegal for anyone other than an approved wildlife rehabilitator to keep wildlife in captivity for more than 48 hours. In addition, wild animals carry ticks, fleas and lice, and they can transmit diseases to humans, including rabies and tularemia, so it is best to leave the responsibility for intervention to CDFW personnel or permitted wildlife rehabilitators. "It's always best to leave young wildlife alone, unless it is confirmed that they are orphaned or injured, and never keep them as pets. Wildlife look so cute when they are young, but when they grow up, they are difficult to handle and even dangerous," Carion warned. For more information on wildlife rehabilitation, please visit dfg.ca.gov/wildlife/rehab/facilities.html.
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School with two selections from Marriage of Figaro, vocal solo by Carol Mofran, Overture from the Barber of Seville, and In Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt. Scholarship student, Rack Kramer, will perform on piano and trombone. Helen Smoot and Jody Steel will play Bach, followed by the Light Cavalry Overture. Donation is $5. For information call Bill at 760-376-4461. ■ Register to vote May 19 May 19 is the last day to register to vote. Don't miss your chance to be heard. ■ WH Community Group May 20 The new Wofford Heights Community Group will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the New Life Church 25 Arden Ave. in Wofford Heights. All WH businesses and citizens are invited to attend. ■ KRV Chamber May mixer May 20 Come enjoy a good time at Stadium
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Merits recognition Congressman McCarthy with Mason Meyers from Kern Valley High School who was the recipient of the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award. Meyers was asked to select an educator to receive the 23rd Congressional District of California Inspirational High School Educator Award and he chose Carolynne Fandino who was awarded and honored posthumously. The ceremony took place Friday, April 25th in Bakersfield at the Kern County High School District Office.
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Legends, 6429 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with refreshments, prizes and networking. Call 60-3795236. ■ Friends of the Library book sale May 22 Friends of The Library Spring book sale will be held at the Lake Isabella library. Member only Pre-Sale will be on May 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. Open to the public on May 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ■ KRV Collaborative May 22 Join with the KRV Collaborative and in the KernStopMeth Now movement. It meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella. Call 760-379-2556. To include your event in our free Courier Calendar, submissions must be received on Tuesday by 1 p.m.. Events must be open to the public and if there is any cost, it must be listed. Items submitted for our free Calendar listings may be shortened. Listings are printed in chronological order by event date and space available.
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Teenage awkwardness and fun By Sam Struckhoff Pick of the Week “A Birder's Guide to Everything” (PG-13) — To 15year-old David (Kodi SmitMcPhee), bird watching (or birding) is his passion, his lifeboat in a confusing sea of hormones. When David snaps a blurry photo of a duck once thought to be extinct, he and his friends quest to get a clear image before their mentor (Ben Kingsley) can swoop in and steal the discovery. All of this birding excitement makes a convenient distraction from the imminent remarriage of David's father. As a coming-of-age comedy, the film hits every note. David and his friends have the right level of quirkiness to make authentic teenage awkwardness fun to watch on screen. This is the first feature-length offering from director Rob Meyer, and it shows genuine affection for his characters. “Journey to the West” (PG13) — Stephen Chow lands another hit, solidifying his title as the master of kung-fu comedy. In this adaptation of a Chinese classic, shape-shifting demons, big-footed warriors, monster fish and slapstick action collide into one fun movie experience. Xuan Zang (Wen Zhang) is a bumbling young Buddhist monk on a mission: hunt demons from India to China and ultimately confront the Monkey King. In his travels, he befriends a
"A Birder's Guide to Everything" rival demon-hunter, the beautiful and ferocious Miss Duan (Qi Shu). With the right blend of over-thetop animated special effects and real-deal action, this goofball adventure can throw a punch. “Run & Jump” (NR) — A working-class Irish family faces a difficult transition after the father suffers a rare frontal lobe stroke. The once-strong patriarch of the family is now a collection of confusing behaviors, unable to relate to other people. Complicating things just a bit more is the observer, an American doctor (Will Forte) who asks to stay with the family and document the father's difficult rehabilitation. The doctor can't help being drawn into the family drama. Before last year, Forte was best known for his work on "Saturday Night Live." Since the Oscar nominations for the blackand-white dark comedy/drama "Nebraska," it seems he's successfully branching out into more serious roles. © 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.
Recipes for Dummies by Bodfish Bob 1 c. Chopped nuts (optional) 1/2 c. Pineapple Mix well; chill. Bodfish Bob’s BBQ Ribs 3 lb. Beef short ribs 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chili sauce 1 (12 ounce) jar pineapple preserves Precook ribs in salt, pepper and water for 2 hours. Barbecue over slow coals 15 to 20 minutes. Baste in sauce and serve with remaining sauce.
The Fish and Game Habitat Club presents the 27th Annual Free Kid's Fishing Derby Ages 4 to 15 Saturday June 7th Wofford Heights Park (E. Evans Road) Sign up at Wofford Heights Park Friday June 6 from 3 to 6 p.m. or Saturday June 7 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Registration is a must! Activities, prizes, free lunch for all registered kids. First and Second place trophy winners 4 age groups 2 categories Elaine Johnson 760-417-0950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Presented by
Bodfish Bob’s Hawaiian Chicken 2 chickens, cut up (or favorite chicken pieces) 1 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 (No. 2) can pineapple juice 1 cup pineapple tidbits 1 cup sliced mushrooms Marinate chicken in soy sauce for 1 hour and drain. Dot with butter; brown on both sides under broiler. Place in casserole dish; add pineapple juice and cornstarch. Simmer together on low heat (300°) for 1-1/2 hours. Add tidbits and mushrooms. Heat through. Bodfish Bob’s Pineapple Cabbage Salad
2 c. Chopped cabbage 1 medium can pineapple, drained 1/2 c. Salad dressing 2 c. Chopped apple 1 c. Mini marshmallows
Bodfish Bob’s Caribbean Chicken and Rice 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 green pepper, cut in strips 1/2 onion, sliced 1 large can pineapple rings 3/4 cup apricot pineapple preserves Simmer the chicken in two tablespoons of water in a large skillet for 40 minutes. Add green pepper and onion slices. Continue to simmer until chicken is done. Pour apricot pineapple preserves on chicken, green pepper and onion. Stir gently. Place pineapple rings on chicken and vegetables. Spoon preserves onto the pineapple rings. Simmer five more minutes. Serve over favorite flavor of rice. Serves six. Visit Bodfish Bob on the Internet at www.bodfishbob.com or email him at email@example.com.
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Health Insurance Matters
Alphabet Soup Harry P. Thal Courier Columnist There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to the types of insurance policies available in the marketplace. So, let me cover those Thal most commonly offered in California. HMO: This is a Health Maintenance Organization. Once considered the plan with the lowest in monthly premium cost, it is no longer so. It is typically the most costly plan in the individual market. The key feature of the plan is that you select a Primary Care Provider, or PCP, from a list. For seniors on Medicare, the HMO may have as low as a $0 monthly premium, as reimbursement from Medicare is high. For people in the individual market under ObamaCare, the Affordable Care Act or ACA, these plans typically cost more than other types available. PPO: This is the Preferred Provider Organization. As with HMO's, the insurance company contracts with providers at set prices for services to be rendered. What makes this different is that the consumer may pick and choose his/her specialists from a wide range of providers. No referral is needed from a primary
care provider, and the consumer may go to any PCP on the insurance company's list. A word of caution: Use the list of the insurance company when deciding which provider to use. Don't ask the provider "Do you take Blue Cross"? They may say 'yes', but the yes could be for an employer sponsored plan, and not necessarily for your individual plan. Doctors often will be covered for specific plans, not necessarily all plans from an insurance company (This can happen with the HMO as well). One feature of the PPO is that it also provides benefits for you to go "out-ofNetwork". The reimbursement can be staggering. EPO: This is a new and quickly immerging type of plan. It typically is a list of PPO doctors who are willing to accept a lower reimbursement with the promise of greater patient volume. The insured uses this plan like a PPO, but there is NO COVERAGE for out of network providers. Be careful when joining this type of plan, as the directory is fairly thin, and may not contain needed specialized physicians.
Harry P. Thal, MA, is a licensed insurance broker in California (0621106) Thal is on the National Association of Health Underwriters Medicare Advisory Board. He may be reached at 760-376-2100, harrythal@aol. com or www.harrythal. com.
Announcements, Continued from page 3 "Cerro Coso is very proud of its graduates, and we would like to extend a warm invitation to the community to join us in honoring their outstanding accomplishments," stated Cerro Coso President, Jill Board.
Summer Discovery camp It's summer camp time. The 2014 Salvation Army's Discovery Camp for kids starts June 15. Boys and girls between the ages of 8 to 12 years of age are eligible to attend. The Salvation Army Discovery camp is located at Camp Redwood Glen, in the Northern California redwood forest just south of Scotts Valley. Children are transported by professional bus lines to and from camp from Lake Isabella. The local Salvation Army, in Lake Isabella has just 13 reservations left for children from low income families. These reservations are fully paid for by our local community's generous donations in our July and Christmas TSA Kettle collections. Salvation Army thanks our community for your support. Families with children between the ages of 8 to 12 years are encouraged to contact the Salvation Army office at 6105 Lake Isabella Blvd., before Friday May 23, 2014, or call 760-379-4600, any Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday for information. These 13 positions will fill up quickly. Remember there is no cost to qualifying low income families, first come first served.
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Do you know Rosie? The Kern County Veterans Service Department and the Veterans of Kern County Inc. non-profit organization "want you!" to help them locate women to be honored at the 2014 "Rosie the Riveter" Reunion this coming September (exact date to be announced). "Rosie the Riveter" is the popular term for women who entered male dominated trades during World War II. Many of these women worked in factories making munitions and military supplies while men were away at war. In doing so, Rosie the Riveters joined the effort to preserve American freedom. Anyone with the knowledge of Kern County "Rosie the Riveters" is asked to contact volunteer coordinator Michele Steiber at 661-868-7321 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trail preservation BBQ fundraiser Keeping trails open is important to anyone who enjoys the outdoors. The Kern River Valley has a world class network of multiple use trails that are open to everyone from motorized use to hiking. Mike Loomer, Cyclesmiths owner will be cooking up his famous slow-smoked BBQ to celebrate preserving trails in the Sequoia for everyone at the KOA Campground, 15627 Hwy 178 in Weldon on Saturday June 7 at 5 p.m. Stewards of the Sequoia is hosting this event to help raise the money needed to keep your trails open and oppose those who want to kick you off your public lands. There will be $4,000 in raffle prizes. Get more information at stewardsofthesequoia.org.
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Nothing is said that has not been said before. _ Terence (185 -159 B.C.)
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LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct.22) A business decision might need to be put off until a colleague's personal matter is resolved. Use this time to work on another business matter that you've been anxious to get to. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Relationships (personal or professional) might appear to be stalled because of details that keep cropping up and that need tending to. Be patient. A path begins to clear soon. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A promotion could cause resentment among envious colleagues. But others recognize how hard you worked to earn it, and will be there to support you if you need them. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Handling a delicate personal matter needs both your wisdom and your warmth. Expect some setbacks, but stay with it. The outcome will more than justify your efforts. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Resist the temptation to cut corners just because time is short. Best to move ahead step by step so you don't overlook anything that might later create time-wasting complications. PISCES (Feb. 19 to Mar. 20) Use the good will you recently earned with that well-received project to pitch your ideas for a new project. Expect some tough competition, though, from an unlikely source.
ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) An unexpected development could change the Arian's perspective on a potential investment. Keep an open mind. Ignore the double talk and act only on the facts. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) A surge of support helps you keep your long-standing commitment to colleagues who rely on you for guidance. Ignore any attempts to get you to ease up on your efforts. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Family continues to be the dominant factor, but career matters also take on new importance. You might even be able to combine elements of the two in some surprising, productive way. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A realistic view of a workplace or personal situation helps you deal with it more constructively once you know where the truth lies. Reserve the weekend for someone special. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) As much as you Leos or Leonas might be intrigued by the "sunny" prospects touted for a potential investment, be careful that you don't allow the glare to blind you to its essential details. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A friend's problem brings out the Virgo's nurturing nature in full force. However, don't go it alone. Allow others to pitch in and help share the responsibilities you've assumed.
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Kern River Courier Legal Notices FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: 1-800-BOARDUP OF KERN COUNTY (2014 - B2081), Street address of principal place of business: 4415 Yeager Way, Suite 200, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 20729, Bakersfield, CA 93390-0729. REGISTRANT: Asela Environmental, Inc., 4415 Yeager Way, Suite 800, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. Business is being conducted as a Corporation. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Debra M. Watkins, President. This statement filed on 04/15/2014. Expires 04/15/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier April 25, May 2, 9 and 16, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: SWIFT SIGN (2014 - B2140), Street address of principal place of business: 306 West Upjohn, Ridgecrest, CA 93555. Mailing address of business: 306 West Upjohn, Ridgecrest, CA 93555. REGISTRANT: Charles Wayne Savage, 306 West Upjohn, Ridgecrest, CA 93555. Date the business commenced: 08/23/2005. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Charles Savage. This statement filed on 04/17/2014. Expires 04/17/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier April 25, May 2, 9 and 16, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: PIUTE PUMP COMPANY, INC. (2014 - B2197), Street address of principal place of business: 4571 Lake Isabella Boulevard, Unit 17, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 2359, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. REGISTRANT: PIUTE PUMP COMPANY, INC., 4571 Lake Isabella Boulevard, Unit 17, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Date the business commenced: 12/17/2009. Business is being conducted as a Corporation. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Rosky Gonzales, Secretary. This statement filed on 04/21/2014. Expires 04/21/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier April 25, May 2, 9 and 16, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: WOFFORD HEIGHTS FOURSQUARE CHURCH (2014 B2076), DBA #2: FAITH COMMUNITY (2014 - B2077) Street address of principal place of business: 20 West Panorama Drive, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Mailing address
of business: P.O. Box 277, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. REGISTRANT: International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, 1910 West Sunset Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90026. Date the business commenced: 06/01/1968. Business is being conducted as a Corporation. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Sterling Brackett, VP Chief Operating Officer, Secretary. This statement filed on 04/15/2014. Expires 04/15/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2014. ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Fictitious Business Name being abandoned: RIGHT AT HOME (2012- B3840) Street address of business: 5301 Office Park Drive, Suite 410, Bakersfield, CA 93309. Mailing address of Business: 5301 Office Park Drive, Suite 410, Bakersfield, CA 93309. REGISTRANT WHO WISHES TO ABANDON THE BUSINESS NAME: Independence at Home, Inc., 5301 Office Park Drive, Suite 410, Bakersfield, CA 93309. Original FBN Statement Filed on: 06/22/2012. This Statement of Abandonment filed on: 04/28/2014. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk by J. Bojorquez, Deputy Clerk (34993). Published by the Kern River Courier: May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: FRATORITY GREEK WEAR (2014 B2243), DBA #2: FRATORITY.BIZ (2014 - B2244) Street address of principal place of business: 3120 Patti Rose Avenue, Rosamond, CA 93560. Mailing address of business: 3120 Patti Rose Avenue, Rosamond, CA 93560. REGISTRANT: Kenneth Fitzgerald Green, 3120 Patti Rose Avenue, Rosamond, CA 93560. Date the business commenced: 08/01/2011. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Kenneth F. Green. This statement filed on 04/23/2014. Expires 04/23/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: AMIKINS (2014 - B2446) Street address of principal place of business: 083-252-17-00-2 (Near Edison & Sierra Vista), Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Mailing address of business: 435 Anacapa Circle, Newbury Park, CA 91320. REGISTRANT: Donald T. Brown, 435 Anacapa Circle, Newbury Park, CA 91320. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et
seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Donald T. Brown. This statement filed on 05/02/2014. Expires 05/02/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier May 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2014. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF TROY LEE WARD aka TROY L. WARD aka TROY WARD S-1501-PB-63767 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of TROY LEE WARD aka TROY L. WARD aka TROY WARD. A PETITION for Probate has been filed by: SHARON L. CRNOGORAC in the Superior Court of California, County of KERN. THE PETITION for Probate requests that SHARON L. CRNOGORAC be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on: June 26, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. in Dept. P, located at 1215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in section 9100 of the California Probate Code. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in section 1250 of the California Probate Code. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: Jamie P. Gelber, Esq. Law Offices of Gelber & Anderson P.O. Box 2810 5104 Lake Isabella Boulevard, Suite C Lake Isabella, CA 9324. (760) 379-2604. (Published: Kern River Courier: May 16, 23 and 30, 2013) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: BPW LIMITED (2014 - B2540), DBA #2: CLASSIC CAMERAS (2014 B2541) Street address of principal place of business: 20280 West Valley Boulevard, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Mailing address of business: 20280 West Valley Boulevard, Tehachapi, CA 93561. REGISTRANT: Brian P. Wolfe, 21120 Sierra Vista Drive, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Date the business commenced: 01/01/2014. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Brian P. Wolfe. This statement filed on 05/08/2014. Expires 05/08/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: J. Bojorquez. Published by the Kern River Courier May 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: HIGHER GROUNDS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT LLC (2014 - B2220) Street address of principal place of business: 8025 Peanut Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93308. Mailing address of business: 8025 Peanut Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93308.
REGISTRANT: J & M Real Estate Investments, LLC, 8025 Peanut Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93308. Date the business commenced: 07/25/2012. Business is being conducted as a Limited Liability Company. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: James McKay, Member. This statement filed on 04/22/2014. Expires 04/22/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier May 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: VUJAHDAY (2014 - B2423), DBA #2: VUJA DE (2014 - B2424) Street address of principal place of business: 7408 Stone Breakers Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Mailing address of business: 7408 Stone Breakers Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93313. REGISTRANT: John William Carini, 7408 Stone Breakers Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Date the business commenced: 01/01/2014. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et
History, Continued from page 1 farming and ranching room to remind us of the Valley's agricultural roots and a movie room with photos and posters from the many movies and TV commercials that have been made in the Kern Valley since the 1920's. The native american exhibit represents the two tribes most prevalent in our area, the Kawaiisu and the Tubatulabal tribes. The large display room contains the Edison Company display with lots of hands on demonstrations and picture displays. A display case of old Kern Valley firearms is also here. The outdoor exhibits include old work wagons and trucks, a stage coach and the most complete set of cattle brands from ranches within a 100-mile radius of the Kern Valley.
seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: John William Carini. This statement filed on 05/01/2014. Expires 05/01/2019. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Bojorquez. Published by the Kern River Courier May 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 2014.
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The Museum is also looking for those people who are interested in becoming a docent at the Museum. They are asking you to donate three hours a month of your time, to help visitors get the most possible enjoyment when they visit the Museum. If you are interested, be sure to let them know when you visit. The Museum is operated by the Kern River Valley Historical Society supported by individual, business, corporate and other organizations. The Museum has no debt and operates on a pay as you go basis. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. You can get more information at 760376-9983 or online at krvhistoricalsociety.org or kernvalleymuseum.org. Don’t miss this once a year event. You will regret it if you do!
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A Stone's Throw Gallery Abraham's Appliance Repair Service ABW Ministry Action Locksmithing Airport Café All About Travel All Around Tree Service All Valley Satellites Alpha Omega, Inc. Alta One Federal Credit Union Alternative Energy Specialists America Job Center California American Legion American Satellite & Security Anderson Group International Animal House Pet Grooming Archie's Hardware Arlie's Club Assemblywoman Shannon Grove At Your Service Austin Carpet Cleaning Avner Gilboa B&M Automotive Machine Bailey's Publishing & Posting Bakersfield Family Medical Center Barewood Inn & Suites Becky Starr-Harris Berchtold Equipment Company Bernie & Marge Allen Betty B's Justin Tyme Betty Heins Blue Flame Propane Bob and Kay Knight Bob's Outdoor Power & Marine Borthick Construction Brian L. Fox, Attorney Bureau of Land Management Buzzard Gulch Trading Post California Land Management California Water Service Company Calvary Chapel of Kern River Valley Camp Fire Market Camp James Campground Camp Kernville Carquest Auto Parts Century 21 Cerro Coso Community College Charlie's Market Charlotte L. Ruse Chars Chatterbox Café, LLC Cheryl's Diner Cheyenne's Stage Stop Restaurant Chris Lee Christian Assembly Church Chuck Barbee Photography Chuck Richard's Falling Waters Click Realty Clock Masters Cook Gallery Art Studio Corral Creek Resort Cory Fagan Country Feed Barn Country Korner Market Country Living Feed & Supply Cracked Egg Café Crane's Waste Oil, Inc. Critter Sitters Crockett's Legendary Cyclesmiths Crossroad's Mini-Mart Cynthia Cowden Financial Services D Harrison Dam Dancers Square Dance Club Dam Korner #1 Darlene's Pet Salon Dave & Son Automotive Dave's Sports Bar David Laughing Horse Robinson Davis Discount Shoes Debbie Chealander Denny Rushton, DDS Don Mosandl Douglas Mercer Downtown Storage Dr. Dawson Dr. Elisa J. Nevius Dress Me Up Durrwood Creekside Lodge Eagles Lodge - F.O.E. #3156 Edward Jones Eileen & Jerry England El Rio Mexican & American Food Elks Lodge No. 2358 Equity 1-Loans Eric W. Hansen Faith Community Foursquare Church Family Resource Center Father's Heart Foursquare Church Fay Creek Well Water System Fay Organic Co-op Fireside Stoves & Spas First Baptist Church of Kernville First Baptist Church of Lake Isabella Fish and Game Habitat Club Frandy Campground Frank Vargas Freemans Lakeside Realty Freestyle Photographic Design Friends of the Hatchery Friends of the Kern River Valley Cemetery Friends of the Kern Valley Libraries Friends of the Valley Thrift & Gift Gateway Hardware Gene Parks Insurance General Plumbing Giant Sequoia Mercantile Glenda Quinn Golden Empire Salvage Golden State Surplus GPS Mortgage Grace Chapel Community Church Gram Gallagher Greenhorn Grill Guarantee Shoe Center Harry P. Thal Insurance Agency Havilah Historical ociety Health Awareness Clinics Hi Ho Mobile Home Park Hoffman Hospice Hollis Construction Hovarter Tax Service Iron Mountain Electric Isabella Flooring Isabella Supermarket Isabella True Value James Sierra Gateway Markets Jamie P. Gelber Janice Garcia Jeannette Rogers-Erickson Jenny's Window World
Jesse Martinez Jim & Shirley Davis Judy Dempsey Julie Jones Keith Pringle Kellee Scott Kern County Aging and Adult Services Kern County Animal Services Kern County Dept. of Airports Kern County Dept. of Human Services Kern County Fair Kern County Planning Dept. Kern Regional Transit Kern River Brewing Co. Kern River Feed & Hay Kern River Lake Isabella Association of Realtors Kern River Motors Kern River Propane Kern River Tree Service Kern River Vacation Trailers Kern River Valley Art Association Kern River Valley Cemetery District Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce Kern River Valley Education & Cultural Foundation Kern River Valley Elks Lodge Ladies of the Elks
L & M Lumber, Inc. Lad's Gun School Firearms Sales & CCW Training Lah-De-Dah Lake Isabella Funeral Home and Crematory Lake Isabella Precision Tax Lake Isabella Women's Aglow Lake Isabella-Bodfish Property Association Lake Plaza Lakeside Storage Lakeview Hideaway Lakeview Motel Lamberts Plumbing Service Lapham Construction Larry Schuppan Law Office of Rocky Ritchie Lee's Trees Lake Isabella Bodfish Property Owners Assoc. Lighthouse Electric Linda Phillips Lok's Garden Lore Hiney M.L. Ludiker Manna House Payee Service Marge Powers/Bob Powers Books Mark's Mobile Compute Repair McNallys Fairview Lodge Mercer Bookkeeping & Tax Services Mesa Chiropractic Michael's Fine Jewelry Michelle Sweet
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Mike & Sue's Yard & House Clean-up Mike Cuffe Mike Ellis Mobile Home Care/KV Lake Homes Monica O'Brien Mount N Lake Motel Mountain Mamas Mercantile Mountain River Adventures Mt. Mesa General Discount Store Mt. Mesa Lanes Mtn. View Baptist Church MTS Welding Shop My Place Restaurant My Sewing Room My Therapy House Nancy D. Boyd, M.D. Napa Auto Parts Natural Health Nelda's Diner Neptune Society New Life Assembly of God Nuui Cunni Native American Cultural Center Optimal Hospice Care Outlaw Clothing Shack Pammy J's Pam’s Beyond Juice Paradise Cove Lodge Paradise Mobile Home Estates Pat Turnham Realty
Toys for Tots Transcend Automotive Tubatulabals of Kern Valley Twin Oaks Veterinary Services Valley Fitness Val's Beauty Salon VFW Post 7665 Vitaliia's Dance and Fitness Wade Cook Web Recycling Weldon So. Baptist Church Wells Fargo Bank West Coast Property Preservation Western Wholesale Carpet Whiskey Flat Antiques Whispering Pines Lodge White's Cleaning Service Wimmer's Floor Covering Wofford Liquor, Inc.
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