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You should do the following to prepare for a thunderstorm and flooding events. ■ Get inside A home, building, or hard top automobile. You are much safer inside a vehicle than outside. Stay away from windows and doors, and stay off porches. Take shelter in a sturdy building. ■ Have a plan Always have a emergency kit and make a family communications plan. ■ Electrical devices Use your batteryoperated radio for updates from local officials. Avoid contact with corded phones and devices including those recharging. Cordless and wireless phones are OK to use. Unplug appliances power surges from lightning can cause serious damage. ■ Avoid plumbing contact Do not wash your hands, shower, or wash dishes. Plumbing and bathroom fixtures can conduct electricity. ■ Power lines Stay away from downed power lines and report them immediately. ■ Flood watch When flooding is possible. Tune in to NOAA Weather, commercial radio or television for information. ■ Flood Warning Flooding is occurring or will occur soon; if advised to evacuate, do so immediately. Be prepared to move to higher ground ■ Driving If you are driving, try to safely exit the roadway and park. Stay in the vehicle until the heavy rain ends. Remember that six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control, possible stalling.

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Friday high 91° Isolated thunderstorms Friday low 69° Isolated thunderstorms Saturday high 89° Mostly sunny Saturday low 66° Partly cloudy Sunday high 89° Mostly sunny Sunday low 65° Mostly clear National Weather Service

Sebastian Kole Stallone SUPs the streets of Kernville at the corner of Sirretta Street and Kernville Road after a recent afternoon downpour. A reported .06 inches of rain fell Monday in and above Kernville within a 50-60 minute period.

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Local youth get work experience Jaimie Olle, U.S.F.S. Summer Volunteer Courier Special Each summer since 1970 the U.S. Forest Service has provided America's youth with an opportunity for work experience coupled with environmental education through its program recognized as the Youth Conservation Corps. The focus of the YCC is to foster respect and responsibility for the earth's natural resources via increased ecological knowledge while completing work projects on public lands. The Kern Valley is home to its very own YCC crew, organized by John Gomez of the Sequoia National Forest. This particular sector of YCC will be focusing on clean up and restoration projects throughout the forest during the 2013 summer. While the YCC is a nationwide opportunity, the Kern River Ranger District had not hosted a crew for over a decade up until last year. The

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Cody Norris/Special to the Courier Larry Duysen, Mill Operator; YCC crew Angel Anderson, Breanna Walker, Paige Tidwell, and Dustin Yunt; John Gomez, FS Forester; Jackie Williams, FS YCC Crew Leader; and Penelope Shibley, FS Planner visiting the mill at Terra Bella.

reinstallation of the program was the result of a grant submitted to the regional office by Gomez. This year's YCC crew is composed of Angel Anderson, Shasta Christensen, Ariel Simms, Paige Tidwell, Breanna Walker, and Dustin Yunt. After a recommendation process, members of the crew are chosen through random selection. Leading the 2013 YCC crew in the field is Forest Service employee Jackie Williams, who directs

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participants through eight 40-hour workweeks, during which time crew members earn state minimum wage. Project assignments for the YCC crew cover a wide variety of tasks and locations. Around the Kern River Valley, the YCC has been hard at work cleaning up trash and debris, as well as filling in exposed standing pipes, which pose an entrapment threat to cavity-nesting birds. The crew has also nature

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spent time on the Kern Plateau working on campground clearance projects that include ash removal from campfire pits, as well as, ensuring that there is sufficient defensible space around each campsite. Their upcoming projects include the revitalization of signage within a number of the forest's Penny Pines plantations and a restoration project in French Meadow that seeks to combat serious erosion. Along with group projects, each YCC member spends a week in one of the forest's ranger stations gaining valuable experience in multiple facets of the agency. The YCC program is not only dedicated to teaching a strong work ethic, but also seeks to provide an opportunity for educational growth in understanding natural resources, and the role of ecology in society today. The 2013 YCC crew has

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kern river water data: Wednesday 6 p.m. Storage, Isabella Reservoir 71,176 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 200 cfs* Lower Kern Outflow 303 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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Onyx Farmers Market Daily The Onyx Certified Farmers Market, hosted by the Kern Valley Growers Association, is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through November at 300 Doyle Ranch Road (near the old Onyx Store) in Onyx.

Silver City Ghost Town July 26 Brian Clune of Planet Paranormal will be offering a first-person account of his experiences on board the famous haunted ship along with tips and advice for experienced and novice ghost hunters. Call 760-379-

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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. ■ 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., Bingo and lunch at Eagles, open to public, Mt. Mesa. 760-379-3394 ■ 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. ■ 5 p.m. (1st Fri.) Kern Valley Cruisers and Hot Rods, Sierra Vista Restaurant, Weldon. ■ 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

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■ 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. ■ 9 a.m., Yoga Practice Group, Kernville Methodist Church. 909-753-9043. ■ 3 p.m. (1st Sat.), Havilah Historical Society, Havilah Schoolhouse. 760-379-2636. ■ 1 p.m. Darts, 3 p.m. Poker Pool 3p.m., Dinner 5-7 p.m. Eagles Lodge, open to public, Mt. Mesa. 760379-3394 ■ 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 discusion, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. ■ 6 p.m. (3rd Sat.) Alano Club, AA speaker, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella.

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■ 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 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., (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

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■ 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. ■ Noon (2nd Wed.) KRV Chamber of Commerce meeting, Moose Lodge, Lake Isabella. 760-3795236. ■ Noon, Eagles Lunch/Shuffleboard, open to public, Mt. Mesa. 760-379-3394. ■ 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. ■ 5:30 p.m., Weight Watchers, Weldon Methodist Church. 760-267-4693. ■ 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. (3rd Wed.), Fish & Game Habitat Club, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-376-3178 ■ 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Senior Dance, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. Live band. ■ 7 p.m. Alano Club, AA book study, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-3797312. ■ 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 a.m., Al-Anon, Christ's Fellowship Church, Wofford Hts.. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312

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■ 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 a.m., Al-Anon, KRV Hospital cafeteria, Mt. Mesa. 760-379-7318 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. ■ 11:45 a.m. (4th Thu.), KRV Women’s Club meeting, Elks Lodge. ■ Noon, Exchange Club, Paradise Cove. ■ 1 p.m., (2nd Thu.), Clan Diggers, Lake Isabella Library. 760-379-2303. ■ 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. 760-376-1462 or 760-379-0673.. ■ 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.

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■ 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 ■ 2 p.m. (2nd Tue.), KRV Cemetery District. Public invited. 760-376-2189.

■ 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 .

5146 or see lakeisabella.net/silvercity. Memorial Car Wash July 27 The Tim Moore Memorial benefit car wash will be held Saturday, July 27 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m., located at the Cycle Smiths in Kernville to benefit families in need in the Kern River Valley, sponsored by the Disciples of Thunder Motorcycle Ministry and the Cycle Smiths of Kernville. Lakeshore Farmers Market July 27 This market is hosted by the Kern Valley Growers Association from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The market is at the Lakeshore Lodge, 7466 Wofford Blvd. Wofford Heights. Nuui Cunni Farmers Market July 27 The Kern River Paiute Council Nuui Cunni Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for produce needs. The market is located at 2600 Highway 155 at the French Gulch Forest Service Recreation Area. Contact 760-549-0800. Reptiles July 27 On Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. see E&M Reptiles at the Kern Valley Branch library. Call 760-549-2083 for more information. Annual kid’s carnival July 27 There will be a Kid’s Carnival on Saturday, July 27 at the Elks’ Park in Wofford Heights from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Kern Valley student age 12 and younger will receive a backpack just for participating in the carnival fun and games. Call 760-376-6123 or 760-549-3266 for more information. Veterans of Foreign Wars breakfast July 28 Have breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 at the Kern River Valley VFW Post 7665 Hall, 2811 Nugget Ave. (behind McDonald’s), Lake Isabella. Call 760-3793877. Houchin Blood Drive July 30 The KRV blood drive will take place at the First Baptist Church in Lake Isabella, from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30. When donating, bring picture ID with date of birth, be free from all cold, flu, cold sores or symptoms of infection and eat a meal at least 3 hours prior to donating. Remember to wait one year after tattoos and body piercings and you must be at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 lbs. Come for a chance to win a Disney trip. Prayer Breakfast August 1 The Salvation Army, Lake Isabella Service Extension Unit, invites the community to join in prayer for our community, the state and our nation at Los Palomo’s Restaurant, in Bodfish at 7 a.m. Families and members of the Kern River Valley community are welcome to come and join in prayer. Please arrive early so as not interrupt prayer in progress. Breakfast is optional. Call The Salvation Army at 760-379-4600. Toddler story time August 1 The Kern River Valley branch library will have Toddler story time the first and third Thursdays of each month at 11:15 a.m. The branch is at 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. Call 760-549-2083 for more information. Aglow August 3 Aglow meets at the Lake Isabella Senior Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Come and be blessed. Call Barbara Pechy at 760-378-3672 or Geraldine Smith at 559-359-8953 for more information. Star Party August 3 Kern River Valley Astronomy Club holds a

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Cerro Coso president’s list Cerro Coso Community College is pleased to announce that 117 students made the President’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. This includes nine students from the Kern River Valley Campus. This list is comprised of all students who achieved a grade point average of at least 3.75 while earning a minimum of 40 grade points within the Spring 2013 semester. It is the goal of Cerro Coso to recognize students who have significantly excelled in their academic studies. “The presence of students with high academic standards serves as an inspiration to both faculty and students alike,” said Jill Board, president of Cerro Coso Community College. Cerro Coso Community College is proud to honor the following Kern Valley students for making the President's List for their scholastic achievements during the Spring 2013 semester: Shannon Amerine, Lori Flint, Nathan Halliwill, Sean Jarrett, William Lambert, Courtney Nelson, Kristhomas Snyder, Adam Snyder and Daniel Szymanski.

Kernville Chamber announces summer hours The Kernville Chamber of Commerce announced that it will now be open later. The new summer hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are traveling to the Kern River Valley or to the Southern Sierra this summer, the Chamber encourages you to stop in and learn about the fine lodging, restaurants, antique shops and blue skies available here. For more information, call the Chamber office at 760-376-2929.

Energy assistance funds available The Salvation Army has just received the 2013/14 Energy Assistance Funds, from Southern California Edison. Qualified individuals are encouraged to call for an appointment. If you are qualified you may receive up to $100 toward your unpaid SCE bill. For those who are listed with SCE as “all electric households,” you may receive up to $200. Sorry, only residential customers may apply. The EAF funds are available to moderate to low income individuals every 12 months. You must have a current unpaid Edison Bill (in your name), proof of all household income, a picture ID and some additional information which is available when making your appointment. Please, no walk ins. By appointment only. The new system is completely computerized and you must have all required information or we cannot enter it into the EAF Program. Appointments are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 760379-4600 for an appointment. Funds are limited.

River Rhythms 2013 free concert series The Kern River Valley Education and Cultural Foundation is proud to announce the line-up for the 2013 River Rhythms free concert series at Kernville’s Riverside Park. All shows will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each Friday in August. All shows are free of charge and will feature local and regional artists. There will also be light food and beverage products available for purchase. For sponsorships, donations, and information, contact River Rhythms Chairperson Charlie Busch at Kern River Radio, 760-376-4500 or KRVECF president Chuck White at 760-379-0764.

Idea Exchange Space Ideas toward a resilient and sustainable future will provide free movies, free magazine exchange, free book exchange and an exchange of ideas. They will meet monthly in the conference room of the Kern River Valley branch of the library, 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. The Idea Exchange Space is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas via multimedia, guest speakers, the exchange of books and magazines, theater and a place to converse about topics that promote a resilient and sustainable future. Your donations go to a matching scholarship fund set up to provide the persons manning the Idea Exchange Space to attend the October Bioneer’s Conference, (bioneers.org) Oct. 18 - 20. If interested in manning the space, contact Ellen Schafhauser, 760-608-9143.

Kern River Valley Cemetery District The Kern River Valley Cemetery District would like to thank the community for their continued support. The Solar Pledge drive has risen $8,400 to date, but there is a long way to go to raise the $58,000 needed. The Cemetery District believes that the generosity of the community will provide. For the past several years the Kern River Valley Public Cemetery District has been actively engaged in research regarding the use of alternative energy. The primary reason for installing an alternative energy system, solar paneling, is to reduce the cost of electricity needed for the District structures and to run the water delivery system for the irrigation of the cemetery. With the use of alternative energy the District will be able to redirect the monies spent for the energy needs of the District to the operations of the cemetery, such as hiring a part-time groundskeeper, general improvements, and beautification of the cemetery grounds. Manager Randy Kyt invites anyone with questions to call him at 760-376-2189.

Audubon’s Kern River Preserve Audubon’s Kern River Preserve, located in Weldon, is looking for a yearround Volunteer Bird Feeder. You’ll be helping native birds while enjoying the serenity of the Preserve. Duties include the once-a-week cleaning and filling of seed feeders all year and the cleaning and refilling of hummingbird feeders part of the year (April to August). The process takes from 30 to 60 minutes and requires some walking on uneven ground. For information, call Birdie Foster at 760-378-1902.

Constitution barbecue Tickets are now available for the annual Constitution barbecue sponsored by the Kawaiisu Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. The date is Sunday, Sept. 22. The place is the Elks’ Lodge Park. The cook is Jim Wyly. The time is 4 p.m. and the cost is $15 per ticket with children at $8 and those under 4 free. Call regent Sandy Keiffer at 760-379-8152 or Marian DeMars at 760-376-4578.

Rancid wheat crackers Rod Middleworth Courier Columnist

“Now what to do?” I pondered. How do I release a skunk from a trap without becoming a target As I was wanof the black and white smelly dering around critter? my property, I Then I came up with a plan. I noticed that my would open the trap and release “Have a Heart” the skunk into my fishing net trap was out of which had a large extension bait and full of handle. Then I would scoop the Middleworth cobwebs. skunk up and hurl it over a small To myself I hill. said, “This is not The second part of the plan I good. How can I get rid of those thought was ingenious except as pesky ground squirrels if my I shook the net to loosen the trap isn’t set?” skunks hold, he wouldn’t let go I catch and relocate the little and the harder I shook the hardvarmints far er he held on. away. All the time I How do I release a skunk So I checked was waiting to from a trap without becoming a be sprayed by with the Mrs. target...? and found we the now very had a half angry skunk. - Middleworth He did spray empty box of wheat crackers but missed me. that had gone Finally, I rancid. So I baited the trap with gave up and threw the net, them. skunk and all, down the hill. As Then I placed the trap next to soon as the skunk hit the what I hoped was a ground ground he let go of the net and squirrel entrance hole. Later I in a nano-second was gone, decided to check the trap and as leaving behind a pungent odor I rounded the corner of my and me smelling rather evil. I workshop, I saw the trap was took a shower and placed all my sprung and there was a critter rather stinky clothes in a couple inside. I reached down, picked of large Ziploc bags and then up the trap, lifted it to eye level into the outside trash barrel. noting as I did so, that this was I learned that you don’t have going to be one big ground to be sprayed by a skunk to pick squirrel. up his odor. But I think that It was big all right, but there somewhere a skunk is holding a staring me in the eye was a very meeting warning all his relaangry skunk. With the speed of tives to look out for the crazy light, I dropped the trap on the guy on the hill and to beware of ground and zipped behind a tree. rancid wheat crackers!

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Is the theme of the Vacation Bible School being held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3801 Golden Spur Ave, Lake Isabella July 29th - Aug 2nd, 9:30 - noon Children ages 5-12 are invited For more information contact LaDonna at

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Church gym dedicated to Ruffs O.J. Atchison Courier Special Sunday, July 14, was a very special day at Family Life Center in Wofford Heights. The gym was dedicated to long time pastors, Jerry and Sandy Ruff. The Ruffs spearheaded the planning and building of the gym in the early ’90s. Since then, the gym has been an outreach to the c o m m u n i t y, h o s t i n g sports and exercise pro- Sandy and Jerry Ruff grams, weddings, community events and more. The dedication and presentation took place during Sunday church service as Family Life Center’s new

pastor, Jon Feldschau, honored the Ruffs for all their years of service and love. This was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony at the door of the gym. A plaque commemorating naming the gym “The Ruff House” will hang on the wall near the g y m ’ s entrance as well as lettered on the basketball backboard. Members of the congregation w e n t through a receiving line, expressing their love and appreciation for the love, loyalty, prayers, and service that Jerry and Sandy have shown them through the years.

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Peace like a river Dan Schlensker, Courier Columnist As we bask in the afterglow of Independence Day with all its festivities and remembrances, we are thankful for the peace we enjoy in Schlensker the U.S.A., and we enjoy it in a number of ways. There are no military conflicts anywhere near where we live. We even have regular demonstrations of the tools used by our military to preserve our peace. Thankfully, gang wars and drug wars have little effect on the Kern River Valley. Among the most severe conflicts in our neighborhood are probably the ones on the football field or the ones that have something to do with fishing spots. There’s a greater and more sublime peace, though, of which we have a wonderful reminder in our Valley; and that reminder is a river. The prophet Isaiah (66:12), proclaimed, “For this is what the LORD says: ‘I will extend peace to her like a river.’” If you check the context of ch. 66, you discover that “her” is Mt. Zion and the city, which sat atop it: Jerusalem. And Jerusalem was headquarters for the earthly realm of God’s chosen people. God was going to give His people “peace like a river.” What? Peace that’s wet? Peace on the rocks? Peace you can put your kayak into or your raft on? Well no, I don’t think so. It’s more like peace that’s never stagnant or stale, peace that pro-

vides life-giving water, peace that brings nourishment in fresh fish to catch and eat, peace that comes from having any and all pollution carried away. That’s the kind of river-like peace God was going to give to His people. But were those recipients just to be the Children of Israel, or the residents of Judea? No. That peace was meant for anyone who trusted the LORD and who believed in the One, Whom He was to send to establish the most all-encompassing river-like peace that could possibly be: it was none other than His Son, Jesus of Nazareth. It is He, Who brings to all, who trust in Him, peace like a river. For it was Jesus, Who brought a continuously flowing fresh supply of the Water of Life (John 4:14, Revelation 22). It is He, Who brings nourishment through His word (John 5:24, 6:53-55) and through His body and blood (Matthew 26:26). It is Jesus, Who has carried away all that pollutes the people of the world. Like Isaiah wrote in chapter 53, “Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, ... he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; ... and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.” That’s the river-like peace that God has established for all who trust in His Son for the forgiveness of their sins, their daily sustenance, their new life in Him, and their eternal well-being in His glorious mansion. That’s peace like a river. Dan Schlensker is pastor of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Lake Isabella.

Valley places of worship Kernville Father’s Heart Foursquare Church Kernville Elementary School, Kernville. Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. 760-223-6704 First Baptist Church of Kernville 46 Valley View Drive, Kernville. Sunday Services 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. 760-376-6403 Kernville United Methodist Church 251 Big Blue Rd., Kernville. Worship Celebration, Sunday’s 9:30 a.m. 760-376-2751 Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Center 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 Service 10:00 a.m. 760-376-6362 St. Sherrian’s Episcopal Church Services held at Kernville United Methodist Church. Sunday Service 11 a.m.

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Family Life Center Foursquare Church 20 W. Panorama, Wofford Heights. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. 760-376-6719 New Life Assembly of God 25 Arden Av., Wofford Heights. Sunday Services 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.760-376-6402 St. Jude Catholic Church 86 Nellie Dent Dr., Wofford Heights. Sun, Mass 8 a.m. & 10 a.m., Sat. 4 p.m. 760-376-2416 Calvary Chapel 125 Sycamore Drive, Wofford Heights. Services: Sun. 10 a.m. and Wed. 6:30 p.m.760-376-8789 Christ Fellowship 80 Evans Road, Wofford Heights. Sun. 10:30 a.m.

Lake Isabella First Baptist Church of Lake Isabella 3701 Suhre, Lake Isabella. Sunday Services 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. 760-379-5615 Fountain of Christ Church 5101 #A Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella. Sun. 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 Services 9:45 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. 760-379-5640 Mt. View Southern Baptist Church 2959 Erskine Creek Rd, Lake Isabella Sunday 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. Services 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 Church 3730 Wagon Wheel Dr., Lake Isabella. Sunday School 9:45 Services 10:45 a.m., 5 p.m. Wed. 6 p.m. 760-379-5819

Mountain Mesa Church of Christ Mt. Mesa 6400 Dogwood Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday Services 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 760-379-4792 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 6400 Park Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday Services 10:00 a.m. 760-379-2904 Grace Chapel 12312 Mt. Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday Services 9:45 a.m. 760-379-4093 Christian Assembly 12424 Mountain Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. 760-379-6377 Victory Tabernacle (United Pentecostal) 4324 Birch, Mt. Mesa. Sunday Services 2 and 3 p.m. 760-549-3186

Southlake/Weldon Kern Christian Church “The River” 14900 Hwy 178, Southlake. Sunday Services 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 760-378-3780 He Cares Fellowship 16475 Hwy 178, Southlake. Services Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. 760-379-6935 Weldon United Methodist Church 20021 Hwy. 178, Weldon. Sunday Services 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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Something for every angler Mike Mencarini Courier Columnist Part one of two parts about the Isabella Lake fishery. A brief reservior history: Prior to the construction of the Mencarini Isabella Dam, the lake bed was a wild town known as Whiskey Flats. In the late 1800s, gold was found and the town was on the map. In the early part of the 1900s, the town prospered and the name was changed to Kernville. The Kern River flowed along the outskirts of town, all the way to Bakersfield. As the city of Bakersfield grew as an agricultural community, the need for water increased. In the late 1940s, the Army Corp of Engineers developed plans to create an artificial lake. The area best suited was where the town of Kernville and Old Isabella then stood. The homes and businesses that were in good enough condition were moved to what is now Kernville, just a few miles up the road, and Lake Isabella, a couple of

miles below the new lake. Everything else was dynamited and razed. When the construction of the Main Dam and the Auxiliary Dam were finished in 1953, the Corp had built California’s largest man-made lake (568,075 acre-feet at full pool). It took the name of Isabella, a yesteryear Spanish queen and the community from which it grew. Reservior structure: Isabella Lake features many types of structures, with rock piles, huge boulders, some still-standing timber, old road beds, two channels and a unique structure - the flume - a man-made waterway built to direct the flow of water through the lake, through the auxiliary dam, to an Edison power plant down river. This structure remains mostly under water except for the driest of years. There are also remnants of an old bridge at the end of Engineer’s Point. The local Habitat Club has positioned metal cages at certain points in the lake to encourage the crappie and other panfish to take up homesteading. Mike Mencarini is a Wofford Heights resident and avid fisherman. For questions or comments you can reach him through the Kern River Couier.

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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 (across from Senior Center) 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

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Maki named District Recreation Officer Al Watson, district ranger for the Kern River Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest announced the selection of Tricia Maki as the District’s Recreation Officer. “Tricia’s skills and experience will be a great addition to our District and we look forward to her arrival,” Watson said. Maki comes to the Kern River Valley from the Mendocino National Forest, where she served as the forest recreation officer. She began her career with the Forest Service 23 years ago. Her first 17 years were spent on the Plumas National Forest, Feather River Ranger District in recreation, lands and minerals management. For the past six years as the Forest Recreation Officer, she managed the offhighway vehicle program and developed recreation, wilderness, trails and recreation special uses programs. She also served as the youth, volunteer and hosted programs coordinator. Maki reports for duty on Monday, July 29 to the Kernville office.

Benson selected as Hume Lake District Ranger Sequoia National Forest supervisor, Kevin Elliott, has announced Teresa Benson has been selected as the new Hume Lake District Ranger. “Teresa will bring valuable experience to the Sequoia National Forest team and the expertise needed to manage a complex district,” Elliott said. Benson recently served as the District Ranger in Cordova, Alaska on the Chugach National Forest, overseeing a 2.4-million-acre ranger district. She also served as the District liaison for Forest Plan Revision, making her a valuable asset as the Sequoia continues in that same process. Benson joined the Forest Service in 1990 on the old Cannell Meadow and Greenhorn Ranger Districts (now the Kern River Ranger District). She served as a Wildlife Biologist and Resource Officer. After spending 15 years on the Sequoia, Benson ventured north to Alaska and worked in a number of capacities until becoming the District Ranger in Cordova in March of 2009. She will take the reigns as District Ranger starting Aug. 5.


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Continued from page 2 Star Party starting at sunset the Saturday night closest to the new moon at the Fairview Helispot, 12 miles north of Kernville. Bundle up. Bring some hot chocolate or coffee, and a lounge chair. For more info, contact Rich Burdge at 760-3761291 or 760-376-6290 or email him at richburdge@aol.com. It is best to call to check if haze, smoke or cloud cover might prevent this event from happening. River Rhythms free concert series August 2 The Kern River Valley Education and Cultural Foundation brings 7 p.m. Friday evening performances to Riverside Park in Kernville free to the public that are family friendly. The musical styles vary each week. On Aug. 2, see Out of the Blue that was formed in 2003 in the Kern River Valley by Michael Gallagher (mandolin and vocals)

and Patricia Seamount (guitar and vocals). Terry Harris (dobro and vocals) was added in 2005 and Kris Martin (bass and vocals) came on board in 2008. They have all been playing most of their lives and their influences range from folk, bluegrass, country, rock and roll and jazz. Bring your lawn chairs. For information call Charlie Busch, concert series coordinator, at 760-376-4500 or KRVECF at 760-379-0764. To include your event in our free Courier Calendar, send the information to us by email or in person. Submissions must be received on Tuesday by 1 p.m. to make each Friday’s issue. Events must be open to the public and if there is any cost, it must be listed. Items submitted may be shortened. Listings are printed in chronological order by event date and space available. Submitted items deemed as business advertising will not be accepted. Some event information gathered from the chambers of commerce, KRVR or www.kernvalley.com.

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‘Mud’ delivers adventure By Sam Struckhoff PICKS OF THE WEEK “Mud” (PG-13) — Two teen boys find a dirty stranger living on wooded island in the Mississippi river. The stranger (Matthew McConaughey) calls himself “Mud,” and he's got some crazy stories to tell -- he’s killed a man, he did it to protect his beautiful girlfriend, Juniper, and he’s only living in a washed-up river boat because he’s hiding from bounty hunters. Well gosh-darn if it don’t all come true. Juniper (Reese Witherspoon), the bounty hunters and the law all have an eye out for Mud. This movie has been making a mess all over the film festivals -- it’s sophisticated, understandable, literary, thrilling and sensitive all at once. McConaughey really delivers as the title character, though the film is really a coming-of-age story about the boys who find him. This movie succeeds because it gives audiences that sense of adventure people get from reading Huckleberry Finn. “Oblivion” (PG-13) — Tom Cruise stars as a futuristic repairman on an abandoned Earth. After alien attackers messed up the environment, most of humanity evacuated the planet. Cruise zips around Earth in a little starship, fixing robots and keeping leftover aliens from attacking important equipment. He’s plagued by mysterious dreams about Earth before the

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attack -- but the attack was before he was born, so its probably nothing. This movie suffers from too much inspiration and not enough originality. There are plenty of parts that will remind you of great science-fiction films, but nothing about “Oblivion” compares with the classics. The visual effects are sophisticated, but just like the plot, many of the visual flourishes draw comparisons to better movies.. “The Place Beyond the Pines” (R) — This intriguing and serious flick has two A-list actors at the top of their games. The story comes in three parts. The first follows, Luke (Ryan Gosling), a motorcycle stuntdriver with the traveling circus, who finds out that he has an infant son with a small-town girl. Luke takes up bank robbery to support his child. The movie then becomes about Avery (Bradley Cooper), a calculating young cop whose life hits a turning point when he encounters Luke. Finally, the movie skips ahead 15 years and focuses on two teenagers in that same small town. © 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Talking About Real Estate

Even in the market we are in right now, flipping a piece of real estate is a good option for a lot of folks who are tired of the stock market or getting a Freeman 1% return on their CD's. However, as with any investment, you have to be smart about it. Here are five ways to help ensure that you make a good decision. ■ Do your inspections. Many people purchasing something for speculation don't want to spend the money on inspections, wanting to get the property as cheap as possible and put as little work into it as they can before they sell it. Well, not a good idea. Spend the money on at least a termite, septic and home inspection. Knowing what is right and wrong with a property is the only way to be able to budget accordingly for repairs. ■ Be patient. Don't jump on the first property you see, look the market over and talk to professionals in the area. Figure out what locations are better than others. A great deal on a great house in a horrible area is a lot worse than an ok deal on a house in a great area. Do your research. Find a real estate agent that is honest, trustworthy and works hard, who has been working in the area for a few years and makes a lot of sales. ■ Do the repairs right. On a flip, you want a property to be ready to

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TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez

1. MATH: What is the length of the boundary of a closed plane figure? 2. ASTRONOMY: What is the sixth planet from the sun? 3. HISTORY: What was the native city of explorer Marco Polo? 4. GAMES: How long is a standard bowling lane? 5. ENTERTAINMENT: Which singer was the first to record a “Greatest Hits” album? 6. LANGUAGE: What is a mountebank? 7. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was Andrew Jackson’s first lady? 8. GEOGRAPHY: What is the second most populous country in the world? 9. FAMOUS QUOTES: What Irish playwright once said, “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance?” Answers:

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ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) A longtime situation starts to move into a new phase. The question for you right now is whether to move with it. Facts emerge by midmonth to help you decide. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) A talent for organizing your priorities allows you to enjoy a busy social life and not miss a beat in meeting all workplace and/or family commitments. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) What began as a dubious undertaking has now become one of your favorite projects. Your enthusiasm for it rallies support from other doubters-turned-believers. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Accept the help of friends to get you through an unexpectedly difficult situation. There will be time enough later to investigate how all this could have happened so fast. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Change is a major factor for you through midmonth. Be prepared to deal with it on a number of levels, including travel plans and workplace situations. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You might not like all the changes that have begun to take place around you. But try to find something positive in at least some of them that you can put to good

use. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A family member’s unsettling experience could create more problems if it’s not handled with care and love. And who’s the best one to offer all that? You, of course. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) It might not be the right time for you to start a new venture. But it’s a good time to start gathering facts and figures so you’ll be set when the GO! sign lights up. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) The sagacious Sagittarius should have no trouble deciding between those who can and those who cannot be trusted to carry out a workplace commitment. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Surprise, surprise. It looks as if that one person you once thought you could never hope to win over to your side suddenly just might choose to join you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You might have to set aside your pride for now and accept a change that isn’t to your advantage. Cheer up. There’ll be time later to turn this around in your favor. PISCES (Feb. 19 to Mar. 20) Your creative self emerges as dominant through midmonth. This should help you restart that writing or arts project you’ve left on the shelf for far too long. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Kern River Courier Legal Notices NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 13-2261 - APN: 237-314-01-00-7 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 01-292010. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On August 7, 2013 at 12:00 pm, Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., a California Corporation as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust recorded 03-29-2010, as Inst. No. 0210040510 of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Kern County, State of California, Executed by Charles Hugh Maddin, an unmarried man, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) at: Outside the main entrance to the Wanda Kirk Library, 3611 Rosamond Blvd., Rosamond, CA 93560. All CASHIER'S CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO ADVANCED RECONVEYANCE, INC. All rights, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: The Northwet Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 11 North, Range 13 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area, County of Kern, State of California, according to the official Plat thereof, on file in the Office of the Surveyor General. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: Vacant Land - directions may be obtained by written request within 10 days of the first publication of this notice from: Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., 43545 17th Street West, Suite 503, Lancaster, CA 93534. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said Sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated cost, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $141,431.28. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. Date: July 3, 2013. Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., As Trustee, 43545 17th Street W., Ste 503, Lancaster, CA 93534, 661-945-5525, Vickie Durham, Trustee Sale Officer NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on the notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgages, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable,

the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 661-945-5525 using the file number 13-2261. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the internet web site. The best way to verify the postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. (Published by the Kern River Courier July 12, 19 and 26, 2013) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: CLASSY THOUGHTS BASKETS BY DESIGN, (2013 - B4003) Street address of principal place of business: 16209 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238. Mailing address of business: 16209 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238. REGISTRANTS: Sherrie Montes, 16209 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238 and Carlos Montes, 16209 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238. Business is being conducted as a Married Couple. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. 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: Sherrie Montes. This statement filed on 07/03/2013. Expires 07/03/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: CLEAR SIGHTS WINDOWS & SOLAR SERVICES, (2013 - B4159) Street address of principal place of business: 14625 Tingle Avenue, Weldon, CA 93283. Mailing address of business: 14625 Tingle Avenue, Weldon, CA 93283. REGISTRANT: Cheyenne Mota, 14625 Tingle Avenue, Weldon, CA 93283 . Business is being conducted as an Individual. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. 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: Sherrie Montes. This statement filed on 07/15/2013. Expires 07/15/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-

County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier July 19, 26, August 2 and 9, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: HARRY'S, (2013 - B3989) Street address of principal place of business: 6540 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 3831, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. REGISTRANTS: Harry Turnham, 58 Loma Drive Wofford Heights, CA 93285 and Patricia Turnham, 58 Loma Drive, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Business is being conducted as a Married Couple. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. 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: Sherrie Montes. This statement filed on 07/03/2013. Expires 07/03/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier July 19, 26, August 2 and 9, 2013. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Fictitious Business Name being abandoned: Son-Rise Espresso (2013 - B1090) Street address of business: 36 Hwy 155, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Mailing address of Business: 9015 Apache Drive, Weldon, CA 93283. REGISTRANTS WHO WISH TO ABANDON THE BUSINESS NAME: Scott Siddle, 9015 Apache Drive, Weldon, CA 93283 and Deena Siddle, 8015 Apache Drive, Weldon, CA 93283. Original FBN Statement Filed on: 02/20/2013. This Statement of Abandonment filed on: 07/15/2013. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk by A. Guerrero, Deputy Clerk (34993). Published by the Kern River Courier: July 26, August 2, 9 and 16, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: MCDONALD'S WOOLOMES AVE, (2013 - B4080) Street address of principal place of business: 610 Wollomes Avenue, Delano, CA 93215. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 11478, Bakersfield, CA 93389. REGISTRANT: Cinco Manos Inc., 2310 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 . Business is being conducted as a California Corporation. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. 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

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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: Joey Cinquemani, President. This statement filed on 07/10/2013. Expires 07/10/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier July 26, August 2, 9 and 16, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: KERNVILLE AUTOMOTIVE, (2013 B4330) Street address of principal place of business: 40 Tobias Street, Kernville, CA 93238. Mailing address of business: 40 Tobias Street, P.O. Box 1632, Kernville, CA. 93238. REGISTRANT: Mary Ward, 2800 Irwin Avenue, Lake Isabella, CA 93240 . Business is being conducted as an Individual. Date the business commenced: 07/22/2013. 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: Mary Ward. This statement filed on 07/22/2013. Expires 07/22/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier July 26, August 2, 9 and 16, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: RJN'S SON RISE ESPRESSO, (2013 - B4170) Street address of principal

place of business: 36 Highway 155, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 535, Bodfish, CA 93205. REGISTRANTS: Jennifer Haratani, 53016 Climber Court, Lake Elsinore, CA 92532 and Kirk Haratani, 53016 Climber Court, Lake Elsinore, CA 92532 . Business is being conducted as a Married Couple. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. 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: Jennifer Haratani. This statement filed on 07/15/2013. Expires 07/15/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier July 26, August 2, 9 and 16, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: ANIMAL HOUSE CA, (2013 B3927) Street address of principal place of business: 6511 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 1621, Kernville, CA 93238. REGISTRANT: Joshua Colt Johnston, 6511 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285 . Business is being conducted as an Individual. Date the business commenced: 06/26/2008. 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: Joshua Colt Johnston. This statement filed on 07/01/2013. Expires 07/01/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier July 26, August 2, 9 and 16, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: DEEKAY IMAGES, (2013 B4305), DBA #2: TERENCE S PHOTOGRAPHY, (2013 - B4306). Street address of principal place of business: 1802 Briercliff Court, Bakersfield, CA 93311-8504. Mailing address of business: 1802 Briercliff Court, Bakersfield, CA 93311-8504. REGISTRANT: Terence Stevens, 1802 Briercliff Court, Bakersfield, CA 93311-8504. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Date the business commenced: 01/01/2012. 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: Terence Stevens. This statement filed on 07/19/2013. Expires 07/19/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier July 26, August 2, 9, and 16, 2013.


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Continued from page 1 A foot of water will float many vehicles and two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles. Be especially cautious driving at night. â– Follow warnnings Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is

not always obvious and the road bed may be washed out under the water. Do not drive around a barricade. Barricades are there for your protection. Turn around and go the other way. Stick to designated evacuation routes. If lightning strikes you or someone you know, call 9-1-1 for medical assistance as soon as possible.

Youth,

Continued from page 1 visited locations that include the Bald Mountain Lookout, the Kern River Preserve, and Sierra Forest Products, the Southern-most sawmill in California to help convey the value of natural resources, and how these resources are being used in a variety

of sustainable processes. If you are interested in learning more about the Kern River Ranger District's YCC crew please contact John Gomez of the U.S. Forest Service at 760-376-3781 ext. 673. Jaimie Olle, a summer volunteer with the Kern River Ranger District, attends Seattle University where she will be a senior next year.

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