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The actor portraying Charlie in the short film ’Drummon’s Palace” runs from the Onyx store in a scene from the movie. Michael Batelaan Kern River Courier

More than 700 middle school students from two dozen schools put their math skills to the test on Saturday during the 43rd annual Kern County Middle School Mathematics Field Day held at Liberty High School. Sixth, seventh, and eighth-graders, or those in an algebra class for which they will receive high school credit, competed in a series of written events testing their math talents individually and in teams of two, three, four and five by grade level. Some of the categories have playful names such as "leap frog" and "mad hatter." Still others offer the flavor of athletic competition with names such as "power relay," "circuit training," "individual medley" and "triathlon games." Math Field Day is coordinated by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools with sponsorship from California Math Council, Kern County Science Foundation and Westchester Kiwanis. It is a fun day of problem solving games and competitions. Kern Valley winners were, Individual Medley, Wallace Middle School, Alyssa McKillop 6th grade; Taylor Surico 7th grade; Paige McCluskey 8th grade; Sudoku, 7th grade: 3rd place Wallace Middle Schoool, AylaLambert; Triathalon Games, 7th grade, 3rd place Wallace Middle School, Joi Stiht-Robinson; and Tax Collector, 7th grade, 1st place, Wallace Middle School, Taylor Surico. dining

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The old Onyx store, operated by Gaye Honeycut was the site of the filming of a new film that is expected to be shown at film festivals and on the internet. Drumman's Palace is a 20 to 30 minute "short" film that was in production this week at the historic Onyx Store. This film will be an "epic short" because it pushes the time limits between a short film and a feature film and uses a lengthy 35 page script.

This will be a Twilight Zone type horror film. During the filming the cast and crew stayed at the Hillside Ranch in Onyx, where film crew staff prepared the food daily for the cast and crew on the set. The producers found the Onyx Store on the Internet and came to the Kern Valley to discover the perfect site for their story. Infested Films, owned by David Sherbrook and Scott Dawson of Studio City, raised the $8,000 needed to produce this film from friends and supporters on the Internet

between Feb 11, and Mar 13, 2013. Supporters were promised a Special Thanks in the credits and a gallon of blood spilled in their honor along with a digital download of the completed film and all added special features. This is how they describe the film: "Charlie has a dream: to be like his idols, the great drummers Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. On his way home from school one day he comes upon a new store, Drumman's Palace, and is enticed by the owner, promising him the key to

all his desires in the form of a new and mystical radio. But at what cost do your dreams come? Set upon the idealistic backdrop of America in the 1950s, Drumman's Palace is a stylistic tour de force, where nightmares come to life and passion comes with a price. Follow Charlie as his dreams become reality in horrifying ways, delving him deep into a world few can comprehend and into the jaws of a creature so terrifying he may not live

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Supervisor Gleason addresses drought Courier FYI First District Kern County Supervisor Mick Gleason issued the following statement relative to the impact of the current drought in the Kern River Valley. "The County of Kern is continuing to identify every possible avenues of State and Federal relief for the business communities in the KRV." He identified possible relief from the California Emergency Management Agency. Small businesses in Kern County are eligible to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans under an existing Small Business Declaration. Businesses seeking EIDLs face an

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kern river water data: Wednesday 6 p.m. Storage, Isabella Reservoir 102,924 acre-feet 2012 Reservoir peak 220,365 acre-feet Pool maximum 568,075 acre-feet Pool safety limit 360,000 acre-feet Upper Kern Kern Inflow at Kernville 653 cfs (5-hr avg.) Lower Kern Outflow 475 cfs Borel Canal Outflow 103 cfs 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.

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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

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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., Hospice Grief Support Group, 6040-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. ■ 5 - 7 p.m., Eagles spaghetti dinner, Mt. Mesa, open to public, 1st. Mon. 760-379-3394. ■ 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

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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.

ed on the west side of College Heights Blvd. in Ridgecrest. The ceremony will begin at 6 pm. Cerro Coso will be honoring eligible graduates from the Indian Wells Valley Campus, Kern River Valley Campus in Lake Isabella, East Kern Center at Edwards Air Force Base and the Online campus.

Public invited. 760-376-2189. ■ 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. (3rd Wed.), American Legion, Senior Center Veterans Room, Lake Isabella. 760-3795086. ■ 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. ■ 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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■ Friday, noon, Eagles Lodge, Mt. Mesa ■ 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 .

Nuui Cunni Farmers Market May 10 The Kern River Paiute Council invites the public to visit the Nuui Cunni Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for produce needs. The market is located at 2600 Highway 155 in Lake Isabella between Lake Isabella and Wofford Heights at the French Gulch Forest Service Recreation Area. For more information contact the Cultural Center 760-549-0800. Lakeshore Farmers Market May 10 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. in Wofford Heights. For information call David Dills 760-812-7833. First Baptist Church of Kernville Game Night, May 10 Come join the fun and play board games, be in competitions and win prizes at the First Baptist Church of Kernville Game Night, on Friday, May 10, starting at 6 p.m. Bring a snack to share and an appetite for play. Call John Cole for more information at 760-223-1036. VFW Mongolian Barbecue May 11 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7665 Men’s Auxiliary will host a Mongolian barbecue on Saturday May 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Call the Post at 760-379-3877 for more information. KRV Astronomy Star Party May 11 Kern River Valley Astronomy Club is holding a Star Party, beginning at sunset on the Saturday night closest to the new moon at the Fairview Helispot, 12 miles north of Kernville (look for the orange cones about one mile south of McNally’s). Bundle up. Bring some hot chocolate or coffee, and a lounge chair. For more information, contact Rich Burdge at 760-376-1291 or 760376-6290 or email richburdge@aol.com. It is best to call to check if haze, smoke or cloud cover might prevent this event from happening. Kernville Chamber meeting, mixer May 13 The Kernville Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 annual meeting and election of the board will be taking place Monday, May 13 at the Chamber building at 3 p.m. Call the office if you are a member and did not get a sample ballot in the mail. Following the meeting is the Member Spotlight Mixer being held at the Mountain and River Adventures’ Campground in Riverkern. The public is invited to come out and support our local businesses, listen to some local music, and partake of an hors d’oeuvres potluck. Call the Chamber at 760-3762629 for more information. JobFest May 15 Looking for work and training for a new career? Job Fest 2013 will be Wednesday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella, 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd. Dress professionally. Suggestions include no jeans, T-shirts, tennis shoes, ball caps or sleeveless tops. For men: dress shirt and tie, sports jacket or suit are appropriate. Women should wear dress slacks, jacket or blazer, flats or pumps. Bring several copies of updated resume and two black ink pens. Do not bring children or other people who are not looking for work. This is not a vendor show. This is for serious people who are motivated to impress the employers and to earn income. Bring your positive attitude, strong motivation and eagerness to work. For more information, call Donna Moreno at 760-379-4694. Toddler story time May 16 The Kern River Valley branch library will have Toddler story time on Thursday, May 16 at 11:15 a.m. The branch is at 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. Call 760-5492083 for more information.

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Honor Flight the film comes to the KRV Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle. The trips are called “Honor Flights” and for the veterans, who are in their late 80s and early 90s, it’s often the first time they’ve been thanked and the last trip of their lives. The 24-hour journey is full of surprises that deeply move all who are involved. It’s uncommon for World War II veterans to talk about the War, but the Honor Flight experience brings their stories out. Many veterans say, with the exception of their wedding day and the birth of their children, the trip is the best day of their life. The film will be shown free at Kern Valley High School, on Tuesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. thanks to generous donations by Assemblywoman Connie Conway and many other donors. The event is facilitated by the Rotary Club of the Kern River Valley. Donations will be accepted toward sending veterans on the Flight.

May is Stroke Awareness Month Independent Living Center of Kern County’s System Change Department invites the public to attend a Team Advocacy meeting Wednesday, May 15, from 2 to 3 p.m., at the Center, 5251 Office Park Drive, suite 200, in Bakersfield. Special guest Sandra Hegland, CEO of HealthSouth, will present information about the many symptoms of stroke which may appear as much as three or six months or a year after an initial incident. Systems Change Advocate Olivia Kent says, “ILC has many consumers who have faced the challenges of strokes and utilize the services of the Center to live independently.” Some indicators of having suffered a stroke are dizziness, problems with swallowing, sleeping at night, or pain and spasms in the arms or legs. Equipping one’s self with information can be lifesaving when folks recognize the warning signs. Kent added, “True to our legacy, we want to help keep people informed, educated, and equipped.” ILCKC is located in the Westpark Plaza with Kern Around the Clock. For more information, contact Olivia Kent at 3251063 or email info@ilcofkerncounty.org.

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Don't Get Burned Dan Schlensker, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Lake Isabella Although the “Fire Danger” sign on the highway said “moderate” the other day, as we move into the Schlensker summer months the fire dangers will increase. Fire officials warn us to keep the area around our dwellings free of combustibles and to have a supply of water ready to protect the dwelling. When wildfire does break out, an important and effective fire-fighting procedure is a “back fire.” Simply start a controlled fire in front of an approaching fire to burn toward the threatening fire, so there will be no fuel for it to consume in its path, thus extinguishing it. It was common practice on the Great Plains in the earlier decades of our country to use a similar tactic in the event of a grass fire on the prairie. When a prairie fire threatened, the homesteader would start a fire at his house to burn outward so

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that when the fire arrived, there’d be nothing to burn around his abode. The homesteader and his household would be out of danger, standing on a previously burned safety zone. What a wonderful analogy that is to the zone of safety in which a person, who trusts Jesus, stands. The apostle Paul uses the phrase, “in Christ”(Romans 8:1), to describe the position of a believer in Jesus. Christians, therefore, are standing in Christ. But how is that a safety zone, and from what fire does it protect those who trust in Jesus? The fire is none other than the fire of hell, and the threat is not moderate! But “in Christ” is a safety zone, because Jesus was already burned on behalf of us all. The prophet Isaiah said, “the Lord laid on him the iniquity of us all”(Isaiah 53:6). The apostle Paul reports that Jesus “was delivered over to death for our sins”(Romans 4:25). Because Jesus took the torching, which we deserved, we through faith in Him - stand in the zone of His safety from the eternally devastating punishment for sin. That’s the security and peace of mind enjoyed by all, who are “in Christ.”

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A Hedge of Blessing Jack Duitsman Father’s Heart Foursquare Kernville “Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, And wall her in, So that she can- Duitsman not find her paths.” - Hosea 2:6 At first, the Old Testament book of Hosea can appear as little more than an odd narrative of God’s extremely curious command to one of His prophets to take a wife who had made her living through prostitution. Yet a deeper understanding of the allegorical message to the people of God (past, present and future) that mirrored the life of the prophet Hosea and Gomer, his wife, is both moving and profound. In humble obedience to the Word of the Lord, Hosea sought Gomer out, and though her faithfulness to marriage vows waxed and waned in a horrific manner, the continued directive from the Father’s heart was for Hosea to stand by the vows he had taken. In Gomer’s unfaithfulness, Hosea was to remain steadfastly faithful. Through the prophet’s personal and relational distress, the heart and message of the Father’s heart toward his people was faithfully communicated. While we would err in taking a one-message-fits-all approach to

applying the message of Hosea to all issues of marital infidelity, we can nonetheless receive this powerful message concerning the Father’s heart of love and commitment to us His children in spite of our often faithless ways. Now re-visit the above passage from Hosea’s second chapter, and catch a glimpse of what is being communicated. The picture of being walled in with a hedge of thorns would not appear to be the expression of a loving heart, but in dealing with us His children, that often is exactly what difficulties become - a loving reminder of the Lord’s faithfulness. When seen in light of the outworking of loving hands and hearts, difficult circumstances can be much like the hedge of thorns that was going to wall Gomer in and keep her from pursuits whose result would be certain destruction and death. A better approach for her - and us - would have been diligent obedience to vows made before God, yet even in her - and our - unfaithfulness, the love of the Father remained faithful. Yes, the Father’s deep desire for us is a way of blessing as a result of obedient adherence to the direction of His Holy Spirit, but we can also be thankful for His commitment to working in our lives in such a way as brings Him glory and brings us blessing, even if His working comes through pain and distress. We are loved by the Father beyond the wildest imaginations of what our hearts and minds could ever know.

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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.

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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 8:30, 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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Tyler Rygh of Sunland, CA, caught this one at French Gulch. It is a 6.5 pound bass caught with a night crawler. Photo submitted by Camp Fire Market

Crappie there for the catching caught them. It excites me when I hear their fish stories. It seems everyone has stories about those two- and three-pounders. As fishermen, We don’t have Brown's Cove, we are a robust Joughin Point and Kissack Cove this group. We can year for the crappie to use for their face days on end spawning grounds, so we have just without catching a about every place else on the lake to fish. We adapt to catch these hook friendly, good eatalmost any weathing, fun-to-catch fish to entertain us er or economic for a while. This is truly the silver lincondition without ing in what could have been a less a cross word spoMencarini than favorable year for crappie. ken. This spring This is a great time to teach the we have again young ones how to fish. Crappies been tested, and from my viewpoint are usually easy to catch when you we have adapted and made lemonfind them and these days that is not ade from those lemons. the problem. So We are facpass along your ing the situation ...from my viewpoint we have knowledge to that we won’t adapted and made lemonade from the youngsters get but 20 perthose lemons. and they will cent of normal - Mencarini never forget water this you. spring. Normal Speaking of the youngsters, don’t thinking would tell us that the fishforget the Fish and Game Habitat ing in our lake would be terrible and Club will be presenting the Kids’ why even bother to try? Fishing Derby on June 1. This event Here comes the lemonade - and is open to all kids from the age of 4 lots of it. If you like catching fish and to 15 and is free. Kids must be regislots of them, you need to get your tered to be eligible for prizes and rod, reel and just about any color jig awards. If you need more info you and a bobber and get to the lake. can contact Elaine Johnson by The crappie bite is the best it has phone at 760-417-0950 or the interbeen in a while and should continue net at fishandgameclub@yahoo.com for at least another three to four weeks. Mike Mencarini lives in Wofford Everyone I have spoken to has Heights and is an avid fisherman. For told me about the crappie bite. They questions or comments you can reach all have told me where they were him through the Kern River Courier, catching them and each fisherman office@kernrivercourier.com. has a different spot were they Mike Mencarini Kern River Courier Columnist

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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

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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

CDFW Law Enforcement Courier Release California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers contacted more than 3,000 anglers while patrolling the local waterways in Inyo and Mono Counties during the trout season opener that started April 27. Over the opening weekend, 17 CDFW wildlife officers issued 60 citations, 43 warnings and made one arrest. On April 30, the southbound lanes of U.S. 395 were reduced to one lane and all vehicles traveling south on U.S. 395 were screened by the Department's law enforcement officers. Screening consisted of an introduction and brief questions. Violations included over-limits of

trout, fishing closed waters, fishing without a license, use of prohibited gear and bait, fishing out of season, angling in a hatchery, snagging, boating without a fire extinguisher, no life jackets, boating under the influence, excessive speed and use of multiple poles. Officers also conducted a wildlife checkpoint operation to promote safety, education and compliance with law and regulations through education, preventative patrol and enforcement. Anglers found in violation of the trout limit were returned their legal possession limit of 10 trout per person; the excess trout above the legal limit were seized. A total of 88 seized trout were donated to the California Department of Forestry conservation camp.


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KRV Fire Safe Council Meeting May 16 On Thursday, May 16, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the Kern River Valley Fire Safe Council meets in the Supervisor’s conference room, at 7050 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. Minutes of meeting will be posted to www.krvfiresafecouncil.org.

Congressman McCarthy office hours May 16 On Thursday, May 16, a field representative for Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold office hours in Lake Isabella. Office hours will be held on Thursday, May 16, at the Kern Administration Building, 7050 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Contact Vince Fong, at 661-3273611 for more information. To include your event in our free Courier Calendar, send the information to us by email or on paper, either in person or by mail (our address is on page 2). Submissions must be received on Tuesday by 1 p.m. in order 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 for our free Calendar listings may be shortened. Listings are printed in chronological order by event date and space available. Submitted items deemed entirely or mostly business advertising will not be accepted. Some event information gathered from the chambers of commerce, KRVR or www.kernvalley.com.

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PICKS OF THE WEEK “Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13) — This supernatural teen romance thriller is aimed squarely at the “Twilight” crowd, but manages to rise above its sibling. Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) is a human 17-year-old who wants to get out of his fictional Southern hometown. He takes an interest in the new girl at school, Lena (Alice Englert) -- a mysterious chick from a powerful and enigmatic family (surprise: they’re witches.) Their love is forbidden, and somehow the fate of the world gets caught up in it. “Beautiful Creatures” stands out among the pack because the young lovers have actual chemistry, not just vacant stares. The pacing is a little sluggish. The movie’s mythology keeps changing, and new arbitrary plot twists spring up like dandelions. As far as young-adult supernatural love stories go, you could do a lot worse. “The Last Stand” (R) — Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a rickety old sheriff who can still dole out masterlevel violence when the time is right. When a devious drug lord stages a spectacular escape from prison, he and his army of thugs make a run for the border. The last stop before Mexico is Somerton, Arizona -- a peaceful small town under the protection of the aging lawman. It’s up to Ah-nuld and his ragtag bunch of townsfolk to shoot them bad guys.

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Cook radishes and onions in chicken broth and one can water with bay leaf until radishes are soft. Remove the bay leaf. Put radishes and onions in blender and puree. Return to broth. In separate pan, melt butter, add flour and cook about one minute. Slowly add milk, stirring until smooth. Add radish mixture, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Serve hot. Bodfish Bob’s Braised Radishes 2 bunches radishes, about 1 lb., trimmed 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 2 T butter, cut into bits 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 2 T sugar 1 T red wine vinegar salt and pepper Place radishes in a skillet with stock, butter bits, shallots, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover the pan and bring to a boil. Uncover, reduce heat to medium. Cook radishes 10 to 12 minutes and if the stock has not cooked away, remove radishes and cook down to 1/2 cup, about 2 minutes.


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You weren’t really in the hospital Harry P. Thal Kern River Courier Columnist A colleague of mine recently had a client with a problem which is growing nationwide. People go to the Emergency Room, get help, and are held overnight or longer for “obserThal vation.” This observation may last for several days, and they are getting good care. All the medically necessary tests are run, the doctor comes to visit, and you have a room, either private of semi-private. Finally after several days, you are still needing some assistance, so being you are over 65 and on Medicare, you and your doctor decide you would be better off staying in a skilled nursing facility (aka nursing home) for a while longer to recover your strength. Since you are on Medicare and have a good Medicare supplement, you feel this is a good option, as this way you are not a burden on your family. After a week or so, you are more or less back to normal, and go home. A short time later, you receive a bill from the nursing home for several thousands of dollars. You call your agent, and learn that the bill should have been covered, as you were in the hospital for three or more days (not counting the day of discharge), so you complain back to

Medicare that they made a mistake. More time goes by. You then learn that your stay in the hospital was for “observation” as an “outpatient” and you were never “admitted” as an “inpatient.” Why would a person be kept in the hospital under these circumstances? Probably because an admitted patient earns the hospital a flat fee based on the diagnosis code. That flat payment covers all the expenses incurred. If a person is an outpatient, then each item and service may be billed separately, possibly being billed to the patient if it is not covered by insurance. There is currently a bill before Congress. If HR1197 and S 569 are passed into law, all the time spent in the hospital will count towards the prior hospitalization requirement for Medicare nursing home coverage. According to Federal Records, the Washington Post states that “observation patients has jumped 69 percent in the past five years to 1.6 million in 2011.” Perhaps it is time for us to let our Senators Feinstein and Boxer know our feelings, as well as Congressman McCarthy. Harry P. Thal, MA, is a licensed insurance broker in California (0621106) and other states. Harry is on the National Assoc. of Health Underwriters Medicare Advisory Board. He may be reached at 760376-2100, e-mail harrythal@aol.com or visit him on the web at harrythal.com.



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ARIES (Mar. 21 to April 19) Although you might prefer moving forward at a steady pace, it might be a good idea to stop and reassess your plans. You could find a good reason to make a change at this time. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Home and work continue to compete for your attention. But you handle it well by giving each its proper due. Someone you trust offers valuable advice. Listen to it. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Unsettling news creates a difficult but not impossible situation. Continue to follow your planned routine, but keep your mind open to a possible change down the line. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Lick your wounded pride if you like, but it’s a better idea to find out why your suggestions were rejected. What you learn could help you deal with an upcoming situation. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Feeling a bit listless? No wonder. You might be pushing too hard

to finish everything on your to-do list. Cutting it down could help get your energy levels up. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Taking time out of your busy schedule might be the best way to handle that sensitive private matter. It will help reassure everyone involved about your priorities. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Insist on full disclosure by all parties before agreeing to be part of a “great deal.” What you learn should help you decide whether to go with it or not. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Your decision to protect the secret that was entrusted to you might irk some people. But it also wins you the admiration of those who value trust and loyalty. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Creative activities take on a practical approach as you realize you might be able to market your work. Ask for advice from someone experienced in this area. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) If you’re suddenly a bit unsure about your decision, ask trusted colleagues and/or friends or family members for suggestions that could help resolve your doubts. PISCES (Feb. 19 to Mar. 20) A workplace situation could get stormy. But stay on course until there’s a solution that meets with everyone’s approval, and things can finally calm down. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Lake Isabella Precision Tax Fastest Refunds Free E-Filing Free Quotes Individual, Corp., Partners 5105 B Lake Isabella Blvd. 760-379-1300 __________________________ LIGHTHOUSE ELECTRIC Quality Work Fair Prices Call Ross (760) 981-3361 License #708148 __________________________ Stan’s Painting & Renovation Exterior & Interior - 2 2 Years Professional Exp. - $17 per hour Free hour time estimates

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MT. MESA Commercial & Residential Contractor’s Lic. #587951 310-347-5208 •• 310-533-0584 __________________________ KYT & FAMILY Painting, weed abatement, tree triming, small engine & concrete repair, hauling, prof. carpet cleaning, 25yrs in the KRV, Licensed 760-549-3468 • 760-376-2031 TAXI SERVICE SERVICE Now Available Kern River Valley 1-760-376-2227 Local & Out of Town Service Please don’t drink & drive! Ray’s Painting & Decorating Interior/Exterior Painting Wall Coverings License #C705814 “Lowest Rates in the KRV” (760) 417-9797 or (760) 378-2097

BURLANDO PC REPAIR PC & network setup, repair Build to order systems, virus/ spyware removal, free estimates Call Rob (760) 977-6026 ___________________________ Pine & Oak Firewood Also, trash hauling, demolition work, tree cutting, weed eating! Call Chris (760) 379-4326

Commercial Downtown Kernville - Aircraft Garage w/2 offices, workshop & storage.Aprox 1,500 sqft - one yr. lease. (760) 376-3024. ____________________________ Wofford Heights - Two perfect professional office spaces available in Allen’s Plaza (Wofford Heights Post Office) New interiors & carpets. Call 760-3762733 for details.

Mobile Homes for Sale 1969 Biltmore , Space #18, Camp Kernville, 1bd/1ba, large covered patio, newer fridge, & oven. Walking distance to downtown w/access to private beach. Just reduced to $5,000 760-376-2345 ___________________________ YOU WIN! YOUR CHOICE! 3 Mobile Homes to choose from •Single wide 1/bd w/expando room. NICE! $6,500 cash, Spc 37 •Dbl wide w/patio & deck, 2bd 2ba, new carpet & blinds, $10,500 cash, Spc 30, NICE! •Space 11 - $3,500 as is Paradise Mobile Home Estates 2410 Ronita Lane, Lake Isabella 55 & over park. Drive by, call (760) 379-2092 to show ___________________________ Kernville - 2+bd/1ba singlewide, w/enclosed porch in No. Fork TP, 11825 Sierra Way, #3. New: carpet linoleum, roof coating, evap cooler, front porch, ex. paint. Was $12,999 - now $11,999. Call Russ (661) 301-6209 ___________________________ Wofford Heights. - “Very Nice” neat & clean, 1bd/1ba MH in Sportsman TP, Space #24, inclds water, trash, laundry room & fish house, $7,900, (760) 376-3228

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2bd, 2ba MH located in a retirement community in the year around recreational area of Lake Isabella. Recently re-furbished. $75,000. Call Pete @ (805) 5984374 ___________________________ Kernville - Singlewide MH w/1bd, 1ba, large livingroom & kitchen, + extra add on that can be used as a bdrm or other as needed. Porch for evening star gazing in nice park just steps to the river & shops in Kernville. Asking $4,500, Phone 760-3793469 ____________________________ Wofford Heights - 1980 Dblwide MH, 3bd/2ba with land, RV access, nice lake view, needs TLC, $59K, (661) 265-1797 ____________________________ 29 ft - 1986 Shasta RV $3,500 (760) 376-2345

For Rent/Lease Lake Isabella - 55+ Community, 2bd/2ba dble wide w/patio, completely refurbished. $597 mo + security deposit. (760) 964-2514 ____________________________ Onyx - 2bd/1ba, end unit of Triplex, new carpet & paint, yard, carport, water/trash paid, bus stops in front, $550/mo + dep. 760-220-8787 ____________________________ Wofford Heights - 2bd/1ba, Immaculate! large kitchen-dining area, $750/mo. Call for application. (760) 376-2436 __________________________ Bodfish Canyon - 2bd/2ba on 5/8 acre, fenced, pets ok, water & trash included, $650/mo. (661) 435-1060 __________________________ Wofford Heights - New 2 bed, 2 bath house with lake view, 1,600 sq ft, fenced yard, pets ok, air cond, inclds internet, handicap friendly, $1,200/month + security deposit, (818) 915-0605

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Kern River Courier Legal Notices FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: VALLEYWIDE SERVICE AND REPAIR (2013 - B2311) Street address of principal place of business: 4306 Wible Road, #B, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 42197, Bakersfield, CA 93384. REGISTRANTS: Tim Hernandez, 2724 Terry Street, Bakersfield, CA 93304 and Kimberlee Hernandez, 2724 Terry Street, Bakersfield, CA 93304, 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: Tim Hernandez. This statement filed on 04/11/2013. Expires 04/11/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier April 19, 26, May 3 and 10, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: FDB'S GUEST GUIDES (2013 - B2360) Street address of principal place of business: 8712 Jawbone Avenue, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Mailing address of business: 8712 Jawbone Avenue, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. REGISTRANTS: Donna L. Bundy, 8712 Jawbone Avenue, Lake Isabella, CA 93240 and Fred W. Bundy, 8712 Jawbone Avenue, Lake Isabella, CA 93240. Married Couple. Date the business commenced: 02/19/2005. 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: Donna L. Bundy. This statement filed on 04/12/2013. Expires 04/12/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier April 26, May 3, 10 and 17, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: VEHICLE TITLE PROCESSIG AGENTS

(2013 - B2048) Street address of principal place of business: 5213 Cheyenne Court, Weldon, CA 93283. Mailing address of business: 5213 Cheyenne Court, Weldon, CA 93283. REGISTRANTS: Walter Urfer, 5213 Cheyenne Court, Weldon, CA 93283 and Claudia Urfer, 5213 Cheyenne Court, Weldon, CA 93283. Husband and Wife. 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: Claudia Urfer. This statement filed on 04/01/2013. Expires 04/01/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier April 26, May 3, 10 and 17, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: STEW'S POOS (2013 - B2591) Street address of principal place of business: 7320 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 37, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. REGISTRANTS: Pam Stewart, 7320 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285 and Wally Stewart, 7320 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. Married Couple. 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: Pam Stewart. This statement filed on 04/25/2013. Expires 04/25/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: V. Zuniga. Published by the Kern River Courier May 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: ICE IT UP! (2013 - B2467) DBA #2: ICE IT UP! MOBILE (2013 - B2468) Street address of principal place of business: 3509 Hughes Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307. Mailing address of business: 1217 Dorian

Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93304. REGISTRANT: Eric Grider, 1217 Dorian Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93304. 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: Eric Grider. This statement filed on 04/17/2013. Expires 04/17/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier May 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013.

California, 9531 Langley Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312. Business is being conducted as E Unincorporated Association. Date the business commenced: 05/13/2011. 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: Jassen Froehlich. This statement filed on 05/01/2013. Expires 05/01/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: M. Dominguez. Published by the Kern River Courier May 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: WEIRD FARM (2013 - B2622) DBA #2: WEB SERVICES ORGANIZATION (2013 - B2623) DBA #3: JUST SMILE PHOTOGRAPHY (2013 - B2624) Street address of principal place of business: 20608 Neely Avenue, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Mailing address of business: 20608 Neely Avenue, Tehachapi, CA 93561. REGISTRANTS: Lynda E. Postal, 20608 Neely Avenue, Tehachapi, CA 93561 and Sarah J. Jacobs, 20608 Neely Avenue, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Co-Partners. 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: Lynda E. Postal. This statement filed on 04/26/2013. Expires 04/26/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier May 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: HEALTH SOLUTIONS ( 2013 - B2697) Street address of principal place of business: 14611 Checkerbloom Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93314. Mailing address of business: 14611 Checkerbloom Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93314. REGISTRANT: Renee Hieb, 14611 Checkerbloom Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93314. Individual. Date the business commenced: 04/27/2013. Notice: In accor-

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: A SAFE POOL - CALIFORNIA ( 2013 B2715) Street address of principal place of business: 9531 Langley Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312. Mailing address of business: 809 Spirit Lake Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93312. REGISTRANTS: Lewis & Lynn Incorporated, a California Corporation, 809 Spirit Lake Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93312 and A Safe Pool -

Courier Marketplace Continued from Page 10 Spaces For Rent

Wofford Heights Sites available in quiet Senior Park, with laundry facilities & fish house. Walk to lake. $250/mo inclds water/trash. Call Jody-760-376-3228 __________________________________ RV spaces available in Camp Kernville. Located within walking distance to downtown. Private Beach! Call for details (760) 376-2345

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Trucks For Sale 2007 Ford Ranger Sport Truck Excellent cond., brand new tires, 6’ back bed, CD/AM/FM player, a/c, cruise control, power door locks & windows, 66,000 miles, maroon/red color, $9,950 OBO, Call Frank @ 760-223-6316 __________________________________ 2002 Toyota SR5 Four Runner 2WD, auto trans, 146,000 miles, runs good, regularly serviced, current registration, clean title, $6,000 obo, (760) 815-3195 ___________________________________ Move your wheels in the

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dance 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: Renee Hieb. This statement filed on 04/30/2013. Expires 04/30/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier May 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: ARCHIE'S HARDWARE ( 2013 - B2753) Street address of principal place of business: 11317 Kernville Road, Kernville, CA 93238. Mailing address of business: 11317 Kernville Road, Kernville, CA 93238. REGISTRANT: Jill Sloan Thurman, 11317 Kernville Road, Kernville, CA 93238. Individual. Date the business commenced: 11/01/2003. 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: Jill Sloan Thurman. This statement filed on 05/02/2013. Expires 05/02/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier May 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2013.

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Film, Continued from page 1 to tell its tale." Sherbrook has been involved in filmmaking since he was in high school. At 16, he joined the student run television station TV 10 and became chief editor and director of their weekly news program. During his tenure there he learned all facets of the filmmaking process, from camera operating and editing to writing and directing. Sherbrook attended Columbia College Hollywood, where he completed many short films and documentaries, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema. After founding Infested Films in 2009, Sherbrook has successfully produced 4 short films and his first feature, "Closing Costs". After filming his first short, "The Morning After", produced in his next short film, "Theodore", which went on to gain a small cult following as well as being featured in the Tromadance Film Festival

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"Announced the overall homeowners insurance rate level will decrease by an average of 12.6% effective April 15, 2013."

from the valley Best of ShowPaul Mooney of Squirrel Valley took best of show with his labor of love, a 1969 Dodge Charger. Sherry Batelaan Special to the Courier

Puppy LoveLina Nelson of Kernville and her winning dog, Harley, an Austrailian Shepherd. Pam Stewart Kern River Courier

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HISTORY DAY Saturday May 18, 9am to 5pm Kern Valley Museum

Celebrate the history of the valley with the Kern River Valley Historical Society Early Antique Tractors & Engines Live Entertainment • Butter Churning Quilting • Dutch Oven Cooking Blacksmithing • Rawhide Work Scroll-Saw Art • Branding (0n wood) Free Refreshments & Admission 49 Big Blue Road, Kernville Regular hours: Thursday-Sunday 10am to 4pm

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