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weekend weather Friday high 71° Breezy Friday low 48° Clear Saturday high 75° Sunny Saturday low 50° Clear Sunday high 77° Sunny

■ 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 in Onyx.

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■ Lakeshore Farmers Market October 4 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.

One hour - one shoebox - one child Courier Release Please plan now to attend our annual Countdown Event, Sunday, October 6, 1-2 p.m. at Family Life Center, 20 W. Panorama Dr., to hear from Judy McMillin, the Kern County OCC Area Representative who traveled to Uganda to hand out shoe boxes this year, and to pick up your free materials. Share the joy of One Hour - One Shoebox - One Child and be blessed as we prepare for national Collection Week, November 18-25, 2013. As it has been for the past five years, our

■ Kernville Invitational Rodeo October 4, 5, and 6 Bull riding on Oct. 4 gates open at 5:30 p.m. bull riding starts at 6:30 p.m. $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. Ranch rodeo: barrel racing, saddle broncs, team branding, and sorting Saturday Oct. 5. Gates open at 10 a.m. rodeo begins at 11 a.m. Barrel racing at 7 p.m. $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. Championship team roping on Sunday Oct. 6. Gates open at 9 a.m., roping begins at 10 a.m. Admission is free. At the McNally Rodeo Grounds.

Greater Kern River Valley Relay Center will be at Family Life Center in Wofford Heights Foursquare Church, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. daily during Collection Week. Volunteers are always welcome to help staff our collection center in November, whether for one hour, one-half day (3hr shift), or more, as val-

ley groups, churches, individuals, and families drop off their shoeboxes. Please call Irene, 760-4172279, to volunteer your time (p.s. we could also use Prayer Partners). The first 2013 fun-raiser was at the annual Peddler's Faire. The next fun-raiser will be the OCC Bake Sale, Sat., Oct. 5, 9-noon, at Lakeshore Lodge Farmer's Market in Wofford Heights. Please call Irene if you have items to be "peddled" or would like to donate home-baked goods (or just stop by if you only want to eat). Additionally, if you or any of your friends or family members wish to

volunteer to help pack shoeboxes at any of the Valley-wide Packing Parties to be scheduled Saturday mornings in October and November at local stores, or if you want help scheduling a packing party at your location, please call Irene. Samaritan's Purse provides free materials for packing parties and shoe box collecting. Please log on to www.samaritanspurse.org, What We Do, Operation Christmas Child, Resources, this month, or call them at 800-353-5949 to order your Party Pack, GO boxes, "How to Pack" brochures, posters, and downloadable materials.

Is it a bird, a plane, a problem? Michael Batelaan Courier Just In Several were surprised to see a beached Grumman G-64-111 in the lake last Wednesday with Search and Rescue surrounding it. Even more interesting was the unusual helicopter seen hovering above, a Robinson R66 helicopter. If the spectators noticed the other helicopter hovering above the scene filming, they would have known that there was not a crashed plane in the lake, as some thought. Acording to local resident Bruce

■ Aglow October 5 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 559359-8953 for information. ■ KRVR free family BBQ, October 5 Kern River Valley Revitalization will hold a

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operations. This helicopter is privately owned by someone out of the Orange County Airport. It was serial number 4. They have built 475 of this model. nature

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The Robinson R66 Turbine features a twobladed rotor system, Tbar cyclic, and an open interior cabin configuration. Notable differences from other Robinson designs are the R66's increased reserve power, improved altitude performance, fifth seat, and large baggage compartment. Popular upgrades including HID landing lights, leather seats, and a stereo audio control panel are standard in the R66. The R66 received both type and production certificates from the Federal Aviation Administration on October 25, 2010.

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Michael Batelaan/Kern River Courier Fall color - Leaves are not the only things that provide bright red and orange displays for us to enjoy.

■ Nuui Cunni Farmers Market October 4 The Kern River Paiute Council Farmers Market every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for produce needs. The market is located at 2600 Highway 155 at the French Gulch Recreation Area. Contact 760-5490800.

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kern river water data: Wednesday 6 p.m. Storage, Isabella Reservoir 55,588 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 115 cfs* Lower Kern Outflow 160 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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family BBQ on Saturday October 5th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The purpose of the event is to bring awareness of KRVR to the residents of

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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

the Valley. They plan on having a free lunch and activities, music and demonstrations from valley residents at the French Gulch Group Camp area. For information call Bruce Vegter 310-293-9571.

■ 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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■ 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.

■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 9 -11:30 a.m. (1st & 3rd Wed.), Dam Quilters, senior apts. behind Vons, Lake Isabella. 760-3799921. ■ 9:30 a.m., TOPS weight loss group, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 661-867-2579. ■ 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Me & My Friends children’s playgroup, Kernville Methodist, 760-379-2556. ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ Noon (2nd Wed.) KRV Chamber of Commerce meeting, Moose Lodge, Lake Isabella. 760-3795236. ■ 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. ■ 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, 4030 Perdue, Lake Isabella. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 7 - 8:30 p.m., AA, KR Health Center, 67 Evans Rd. Wofford Hts., 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312. ■ 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Wofford Blvd., Wofford Hts. ■ 7 a.m., Al-Anon, Christ's Fellowship Church, Wofford Hts.. 760-379-7318 or 760-379-7312

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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., 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

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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 ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ 2 p.m. (2nd Tue.), KRV Cemetery District. Public invited. 760-376-2189.

■ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., M - F, Senior Nutrition, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5831. ■ 9 a.m., Yoga Practice Group, Kernville Methodist Church. 909-753-9043. ■ 9 a.m. - noon, Thursday Painters, Senior Center, Lake Isabella. 760-379-5329. ■ 9:30 a.m., (3rd Thu.), Fire Safe Council, Supervisor’s office, County Bldg., Lake Isabella. ■ 10:30a.m., Armour of God Narcotics Anonymous, College Community Services, 2731 Nuggett Ave., Lake Isabella. ■ 11:45 a.m. (4th Thu.), KRV Women’s Club meeting, Elks Lodge. ■ Noon, Exchange Club, Paradise Cove. ■ 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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■ 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 .

■ Astronomy Club Star Party October 5 Kern River Valley Astronomy Club holds a Star Party starting at Sunset Saturday night at the Fairview Helispot 12 miles north of Kernville (look for the orange cones about 1 mile S of McNally's). Bundle up; bring some hot chocolate or coffee, and a lounge chair. Contact Rich Burdge at 760-376-1291 or 760376-6290. Ghost town lantern tour October 5 The Paranormal Housewives visit Silver City, Admission $12. Call 760-379-5146 for more information. Veterans of Foreign Wars breakfast October 6 Have breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Kern River Valley VFW Post 7665 Hall, 2811 Nugget Ave. (behind McDonald's), Lake Isabella. For information call 760-379-3877. Garden Group October 8 The KRV Garden Group meets this month home and garden of Emily Diggles, 748 South Alpine Way, Bodfish from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a Potluck dish (side, salad or dessert) and items raffle. Raffle proceeds go for club maintenance supplies and special projects. Call Shirley Real 760-379-1129 for more information. LIBPOA October 8 The Lake Isabella-Bodfish Property Owners Association meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 8 at the Kern Valley Senior Center, 6405 Lake Isabella Boulevard, Lake Isabella. This month's program is Sheriff Sgt. Ellison and a pot luck dinner (dinner at 5 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m.) Call Carol Sue Rutledge, at 760-3795552 for more information. KRV Community Calendar Meeting October 9 Kern River Valley Revitalization, the Kern River Valley, Kernville Chambers of Commerce, KRV Collaborative, Lake Isabella-Bodfish Property Association, Kern River Courier, Kern River Radio and Kern Valley Sun are hosting meetings to discuss forming a much-needed KRV Community Calendar. No decisions have been made, all options will be considered. Input and volunteers are welcomed. This is the meeting rescheduled to be held 1:30 p.m. following the KRV Chamber General Meeting, Kern Valley Moose Lodge 6732 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella For information, contact Richard Rowe, 760-333-4561. Suicide Survivor support group October 9 Peer support group for people who have lost someone to suicide. A safe place to share your grief, find hope and achieve healing. Meets in the Library Room of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 377 Hwy. 155, Lake Isabella, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 760-223-0845. Toddler story time October 10 The Kern River Valley branch library will have Toddler story time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The branch is at 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. Call 760-549-2083. St. Judes Fall Festival October 11 through 13 St. Jude Catholic Church invites you to enjoy the Fall Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday Oct. 11 through 13 at the Church at Nellie Dent and Wofford Blvd. Wofford Heights from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $2,500 in cash prizes, garage sale, crafts sale, silent auction, gift baskets , food, drinks and family fun. Call 760-376-2416 for information. First Baptist Church of Kernville Game Night, October 11 Come join the fun and play board games, be in competitions, and win prizes at the First Baptist Church of Kernville Game Night, 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. Kern Valley Broncs at Frazier Park October 11 Kern Valley High football, playing Frazier

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Kern Valley Museum Artist of the Month Each month in the Art Room at the Kern Valley Museum an artist from the Kern River Valley has his or her work is displayed. Our artist for October is Casey James. Casey is an astrophotographer, columnist, and amateur astronomer. He recently left his hometown of Kernville to attend UC San Luis Obispo where he is studying for a B.A. in Biomedical Engineering and eventually a doctorate in Astrophysics. Casey is a photographer who specializes in the area of astro-photograhy. He uses a unique technique of matching magnified photos of the night sky with landscapes, businesses, and, homes of the Kern River Valley. His photos are fun and interesting to see. Viewing them imparts an almost out of the world experience. His photos will be available for purchase at the museum. Drop by the museum and take a look. The museum is open Thursday thru Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Children's Christmas Musical practice to start Practice and play assignments will begin on Wednesday, October 9th at 4:00 p.m. at the Kernville First Baptist Church located at 46 Valley View Drive, next door to the Pizza Barn in Kernville. "Christmas Hang-Ups" is open to all children of all faiths 6 years and older. There will be lots of songs, dancing and various parts available. It's about Christmas ornaments that wake up when their box is moved getting ready to decorate for the Christmas holidays. If your child is interested, please attend the first practice for more information and play part assignments. We will be practicing every Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. The play will be performed on Sunday, December 8. You may contact Marsha Lassen at 760-417-0715 or Pastor Grant Bennett at 760-376-6403.

Career Services Center changes name Effective October 1 the local Career Services Centers are changing their name to the "America's Job Centers of California" as they join the national network of onestop centers. All One-Stop Centers across the nation will now be recognized by the same name to make it easier for both job seekers and employers to connect with them to receive services. Job seekers will be still be able to receive assistance with training, job referrals, work experience, interviewing skills, resume writing, internet job search, typing certificates and much more. Employers can still continue to save money with our On-the-Job Training and tax incentive programs. Call them at 661.325.HIRE (4473). And visit the new website at americasjobcenterofkern.com to obtain more information.

Operation Christmas Child kick off Kern County kids, families and volunteers host a celebration to kick off the expected 15,000 shoebox gifts to be collected from Kern County residents for needy children overseas through Operation Christmas Child this year. There will be local speakers sharing about the countries that will be receiving boxes and sharing ideas on how to prepare for a successful gift collection season This event is geared for past volunteers as well as those who are interested in packing boxes and possibly hosting packing parties. The pre-ordered empty shoeboxes will be available for pick- up as well as other promotional materials. This celebration weekend in Kern County is the first step to getting shoeboxes collected during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week this Nov. 18-25. After they are collected on a local level, these boxes will be processed, prepared and delivered to hurting children overseas using whatever means necessaryboats, airplanes, trains and even elephants. In the Kern Valley, it is on Sunday, Oct. 6th, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Family Life Center 20 W. Panorama, Wofford Heights.

2nd Annual Women's Health Expo On Saturday October 19, the Kern Valley Healthcare District's Hospital Foundation is holding their 2nd Annual Women's Health Expo at the Lake Isabella Senior Center, 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day promises to be filled with fun, learning, free raffles, giving, and most of all embracing women to stand tall and be proactive in life. Gourmet lunch provided by Cindy Hood Catering is available for $8. There will be opportunities to meet physicians and hear them speak on a variety of topics related to women of all ages, with over 18 speakers to choose from throughout the morning program. The Keynote address at noon is being given by Oscar Streeter, M.D. from the AIS Cancer Center of San Joaquin Community Hospital. The focus is on all areas of women's health and have added, as a "pay it forward" approach, raising funds for childhood cancer through an Alex's Lemonade Stand. Again this year the KVHD has arranged for the Mobile Bone Density Scan Unit to be present for patients who pre-register. Dr. Carlos and Sherrie Montes are also again offering an essay contest for women attending Cerro Coso College to win a $1000 scholarship.

The old stuff is gone Rod Middleworth Courier Columnist

with a date of Sept. 2004. I tasted it and it was still strong and I guess eatable. Next I found a can of Yesterday my Libby's sauerkraut with a date of wife asked me to 2005. It was bulging slightly at the get some Quaker seams and into the trash can it went Real Medley (very gently). Apple Walnut Next I found a small bottle of Oatmeal. nutmeg with a date of 2007. I don't Naturally I had no know what it's for but it tasted old. Middleworth idea what that Well no wonder it was old! I set it was or more aside for further discussion with the important, where wife! To prove that I was not on a it was. She tells me it's in the witch hunt, I looked for some curpantry and she is using it for a new rent dates and found most of the recipe. So I looked around and foods we have are safe but many finally found it. are slightly over Just for kicks I in date. checked the Continuing So if we invite you to dinner be expiration date my quest, I assured that it's safe to break and whoops the bread with us... found a jar of date was June of - Middleworth vitamin E which this year. I asked was dated May my wife if it's 2002. I asked alright to use the wife if we cooked with Vitamin and she told me that you could go E. She said no that it was to spread way past the dates and it would still on a burn. But she didn't burn herbe good to use. How far past the self much anymore, so we threw it date I asked and she looked at me away! and said a few months give or take. Between two cans of tomato What happens if we eat something juice was a package of Melba toast way past the date? "You'll probably with a date of 2009. Now I don't die," she said and then quickly said, know who this Melba is but we're "probably nothing." not going to store her toast here Well that wasn't enough for me anymore. As of today our pantry and so I girded my loins and prehas been examined and the really pared to do battle with expired old stuff thrown away. So if we dates on food stuffs. Here is what I invite you to dinner be assured that noticed: six cans of roast beef we it's safe to break bread with us, bought from Costco as a hedge because the old stuff is gone! against some disaster when food Wofford Heights resident Rod might be hard to get! The date on Middleworth, a retired security manthem was Dec. of 2007....Hmmm! ager for Pacific Bell, is an instructor Working my way further into the for the local AARP Driver Safety pantry I found some coarse pepper Program.

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we have gained. Then this is where the "laboring and striving" commences and life is consumed by what can only be described as effort and toil as the nature of God is laboriously carved back into our souls. When eternity has been decided through faith in the gracious work of Jesus Christ, all the stuff of life can go into bringing that grace to bear upon our lives if we will let it. "All things work together for good . . . " means the effort of life's existence, the sweat of our brow that moves us from one end of life to another has application in Godliness if we will allow it. Not working for heaven, but working through life, with the result that the Father's heart is better seen by us and better worked in us through the path that is laid out before us. Embrace life as it comes, believe there are eternal deposits put in place by simply trusting Jesus for grace to move through each day, and continue the journey with knowledge that the journey itself can work a glory that only heaven will tell. Jack Duitsman pastors Father’s Heart Foursquare Church in Kernville.

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Dan Schlensker, Courier Columnist It happened very quietly. In its apparent annual migration North and South, on about the 21st of September the sun passed directly over the Schlensker Equator making the daytime and nighttime hours equal. Hence, the Autumnal Equinox and the beginning of Fall. In the so-called high-sun-season (summer) the days were longer than the nights. Now, in the commencing low-sun-season (winter) the nights will be longer than the days until about March 21. That phenomenon parallels the brighter, happier times in our lives, which alternate with the darker, less joy-filled periods. The psalmist understood that cycle when he wrote, "Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning" (Psalm 30:5). And that's even more certain than the sun continuing its annual journey in the coming year! This time of year brings about the most rapid change in day length. During the Equinoxes, we experience the biggest loss or gain of daylight or nighttime minutes from one day to the next, losing several minutes of daylight every 24 hours! Change is one of the most challenging issues in our lives. It's been said that change is the only thing you can really count on. But we humans

like security. We need to be able to trust in something. We need stability in our lives. Some would argue that the laws of nature are the changeless thing in the world. Even beyond that stability, though, is the God of Nature, the Creator of Nature. God said of himself, "I the LORD do not change" (Malachi 3:6). The writer to the Hebrews asserts, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today, yes and forever" (Hebrews 13:8). God is the only entity, Who is totally and completely dependable! And He has even suspended or superseded the Laws of Nature from time to time! Therefore, His promises are sure! That's an important fact, because it was after another Fall - the one in the Garden of Eden, when Adam and Eve rebelled against, and disobeyed their Creator - that God made His promise that He, Himself, would solve mankind's problem with sin, and He would restore their broken relationship with Him. He did that about 4000 years later when He enfleshed Himself in the person of Jesus, the Christ, and, through His suffering and death on the cross, paid - on mankind's behalf - the penalty price for all their rebelliousness. So even as Fall will eventually give way to the return of the sun, the Fall has given way to the coming of the Son (of God), Who has brought to all who believe eternal spring. Dan Schlensker is pastor of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Lake Isabella.

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■ Family Life Center Foursquare Church 20 W. Panorama, Wofford Hts. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. 760-376-6719 ■ New Life Assembly of God 25 Arden Av., Wofford Hts. Sunday 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.760-376-6402 ■ St. Jude Catholic Church 86 Nellie Dent Dr., Wofford Heights. Sun, 8 a.m. & 10 a.m., Sat. 4 p.m. 760-376-2416 ■ Calvary Chapel 125 Sycamore Drive, Wofford Hts. Sunday 10 a.m. and Wed. 6:30 p.m.760-376-8789 ■ Christ Fellowship 80 Evans Road, Wofford Hts. Sun. 10:30 a.m. Lake Isabella/Bodfish ■ First Baptist Church of Lake Isabella 3701 Suhre, Lake Isabella. Sunday 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. School 9:45 a.m. 760-379-5615 ■ Fountain of Christ Church 5101 #A Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:45 a.m. Wed. and Thur. 5:30 p.m. 760-417-0793 ■ Landmark Missionary Baptist Church 2741 Mountain View Rd, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:45 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. 760-379-5640 ■ Mt. View Southern Baptist Church 2959 Erskine Creek Rd, Lake Isabella. Sun. 9:00, 11:15 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. 760-379-4296 ■ Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall 1911 Edith Ave., Lake Isabella. 760-379-8672 ■ Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (LCMS) 377 Highway 155, Lake Isabella. Services 11 a.m. 760-379-2343 ■ Kern Valley Bible Church 3920 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Sunday 9:30

a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 760-379-5482 ■ Church of the Nazarene 2931 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. 760-379-2062 ■ Highland Chapel United Methodist 5301 Lake Isabella Bl., Lake Isabella. Sunday School & Worship 10:30 a.m. 760-379-2120 ■ Lake Isabella Church of Christ 3711 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Services 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. Bible study Sun. 10 a.m. ■ Kern River Valley Seventh Day Adventist 3801 Golden Spur, Lake Isabella. Saturday Service 9:30 a.m. 760-379-3206 ■ Kern Valley Pentecostal LightHouse 3730 Wagon Wheel Dr., Lake Isabella. Sunday School 9:45 Services 10:45 a.m., and 5 p.m. Wednesday 6 p.m. 760-379-5819 ■ Salvation Army The local national affiliate Mon. 9 am - 1 pm. 6105 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella. 760379-5100. ■ SGI - USA Buddhist Lotus Sutra based discussion and meetings Call 379-6162 for dates and times. Mountain Mesa ■ Church of Christ Mt. Mesa 6400 Dogwood Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 760-379-4792 ■ Church of Jesus Christ/Latter Day Saints 6400 Park Av., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 10:00 a.m. 760-379-2904 ■ Grace Chapel 12312 Mt. Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 760-379-4093 ■ Christian Assembly 12424 Mountain Mesa Rd., Mt. Mesa. Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. 760-379-6377 ■ Victory Tabernacle (United Pentecostal) 4324 Birch, Mt. Mesa. Sunday 2 and 3 p.m. 760-549-3186

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Fire restrictions changed due to cooler weather In response to the decreasing fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument announced a change in fire restrictions effective Thursday September 26th. This includes forestlands in Tulare and Kern counties. Campfires and charcoal barbecues are now allowed in designated sites less vulnerable to wildfire, including most developed campgrounds. These locations are posted at Forest offices and listed on the Forest Servive website fs.usda.gov/sequoia/. Stoves and lanterns with shut-off valves that use gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel are allowed anywhere. In all cases, the visitor must possess a valid California Campfire Permit. Free campfire permits are available online and at Forest Service offices. Fire officials expect these restrictions to remain in place until measurable precipitation falls in the area.

Kern River Ranger District fall update Forest Service and CLM will begin reducing the sites available for camping as demand drops in the fall. Both the Kernville and the Lake Isabella Offices will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to check for current conditions. Black Gulch South and Hobo, Hungry Gulch and Boulder Gulch, Camp 3, Hospital Flat, and Goldledge Campgrounds are closed for the season as are Upper and, Lower Richbar, Live Oak, and Miracle day use sites. Camp 9 will remain open. Its family campsites are first come, first served; and its group campsites can be reservations through recreation.gov. Auxiliary Dam, Old Isabella, and South Fork Recreation will stay open through the winter with the purchase of an interagency pass or a Southern Sierra Pass. Tillie Creek Campground, day use, and group campsites will remain open for the winter, along with French Gulch group campsite, Democrat, Delonegha day use, and Sandy Flat Campground and Paradise Cove Campground. Limestone will close at the end of October, and Fairview will close at the end of November with Headquarters open throughout the year.

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A ‘deer’ apology Mike Mencarini Courier Columnist

weighing in at close to 150 pounds." The bass bite is still pretty good these days with lots of small I have to apolto medium size bass being caught ogize to all of the and released. I know quite a few deer hunters out bass fishermen that are patiently there that read waiting for the lake to get to its my article two wintertime environment. During weeks ago. That the winter months the lake doeswould have been Mencarini n't give the numbers that spring September 20th. and summer give up, but the fish I had stated that deer season are for the most part much bigwould open for guns on the 21st ger. of September. The catfish Well due to bite is still I know quite a few bass fishermisinformation good in the men that are patiently waiting for from the web deeper area of site I was incor- the lake to get to its wintertime the lake. For environment. rect. Deer seathose that fish - Mencarini the upper river son usually comes in on the for trout don't third Saturday in September, for be surprised if you catch a decent some external reason this year is size cat all the way to at least the different. I sincerely apologize to Powerhouse. That is what has anyone who went out and went been reported. It makes perfectly hunting. Any way its open now good sense to me. There are so and the hunting is on. Checking many cats in the lake some have in with Cody Preston at James decided to migrate to fresher Sierra Gateway Market in more oxygenated water. It really Kernville, who told me "we have wouldn't surprise me if there isn't nine deer in the locker at the a bass or two also lingering present time." I asked him what around up near the Powerhouse. was the biggest so far and he Mike Mencarini is a Wofford Heights stated that "there was a 4x3 resident and avid fisherman.

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Oct. 4. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and bull riding starts at 6:30 p.m. $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. The ranch rodeo on Oct. 5 includes barrel racing, saddle broncs, team branding, team sorting and much more. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the rodeo begins at 11 a.m. Barrel racing begins at 7 p.m. $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. Championship team roping is on Sunday Oct. 6. Gates open at 9 a.m., roping begins at 10 a.m. Championship team roping is free.

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Kern River Valley Revitalization will hold a family BBQ on Saturday October 5th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The purpose of the event is to bring awareness of KRVR to the residents of the Valley. KRVR wants to get to know you and they want you to get to know them. They plan on having a free lunch and activities, and music and demonstrations from local Valley residents. The BBQ will take place at the French Gulch Group Camp area on Hwy 155 between Lake Isabella and Wofford Heights.

take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

11 through 13 at the Church which is at Nellie Dent and Wofford Blvd.

There will be $2,500 in cash prizes, a huge garage sale, acrafts sale, a silent auction, gift baskets, food and drinks and lots of family fun.

Kick Back in Kernville October 11 & 12 Go back to the fun times at this annual car show with vendors, a lake cruise, and a giant raffle. 50's and 60's music and a Friday night hot dog feed. The event takes place in Circle Park, Kernville. Its fun to see the old cars and remember the good old days, or imagine that you were there.

This is a popular KernValley event that you won’t want to miss.

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Army/Navy store & Mercantile Company

Restaurant, Full Bar & Patio Dining Tuesday thru Sunday Dinner Served from 4pm Closed Monday #9 Big Blue Road, Kernville For Reservations Call:

Daily Specials! Homemade Desserts!

760-376-6020

Credit Cards Accepted

• Military Surplus • Camping Gear • Hats • Boots • Clothing • Jackets • Work & Western Wear

6112 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella 760-379-8614 Open 9am-5pm Monday thru Saturday 9am-4pm Sunday

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We now carry Mice & Rats 6400 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella Office: 760-379-2041 Cell: 760-549-3330 Hours: Mon.- Fri. 8am-6pm Sat. 9am-5pm Sun. 12 - 4pm All-year-round

Linda K. Phillips Sales Associate

Lake Isabella Realty Inc. 6069 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella, CA 93240 Business (760) 379-3684 Cell (760) 417-1400 Home (760) 378-3459 Web Site www.realtylinda.com Each Office is Independently Owned And Operated

STAGE STOP & BBQ DINING HALL Under New Management Dennis & Vicki Harmening

See our Steak & Lobster Special

TASTY RIB EYE • FILET MIGNON NEW YORK • BBQ STEAKS • CHICKEN RIBS • TRI-TIP • SEAFOOD • & MORE

16110 SIERRA WAY, RIVERKERN 760-376-2902

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OPEN THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY 4 TO 9PM

We also carry Bicycle & Motorcycle Parts 5 Quarts of CarQuest Motor Oil $ 95

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(excluding synthetics)

& 1 Red Filter

with Coupon

CARQUEST AUTO PARTS

KRV Golf Tournament & Lobster Fest

An Evening with the Stars October 12 The Pregnancy Resource Center is hosting their fifth annual banquet at the Family Life Center Gym on Saturday October 12 at 6 p.m. The dinner will be catered by Jim Wyly,

October 12

a Kern Valley favorite. Enjoy

The Kern River Valley Chamber of

Hollywood memorabilia décor and

Commerce invites you to enjoy a

old Hollywood style entertainment.

night under the stars after a round

Tickets are $15 or $120 to sponsor

of golf at the Kern Valley Golf

a table. Proceeds support this wor-

Course on Hwy 155 between

thy cause.

Wofford Heights and Kernville. Tee

WESTERN AUTO 5131 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella, CA 92340

Expires 10-18-13 760-379-2130

off is at 11 a.m. Get a four-person team and make a shot gun start.

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Entries include golf tournament, cart and gift bags. Refreshments will be available throughout the day. Huge prizes

Fine MEXICAN Food

will be awarded and there will be

Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

lots of fun. The half pound lobster

Wed. - Sun 6:30-11:30am

7 Days-A-Week 11:00am to Close

4107 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella 760-379-5343

tail dinner starts at 4 p.m. The lobster dinner is $40, and the golf tournament is $50. Or get the combo, both tournament and dinner for $85. Hole sponsors

Kern Valley High Speed Internet Locally Owned & Operated

Wireless Inc. 11345 Kernville Road Box 2008 Kernville CA 93238

760.376.2246 Office 760.376.1720 Fax support@kvwireless.com www.kvwireless.com

• Camping on the river • “Fish & Game stock the Kern weekly from our private beach” 24 Sirretta Street Kernville

N Camp Kernville “Now Taking Online Reservations”

Circle Park

Sirretta St

760-376-2345

www.campkernville.com

are $100.

Kernville Road

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Kernville Carriage Co. Advertising • Weddings Transportation • Events Serving the Kern River Valley Mike Woodward

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760-376-2430

Wimmer’s

Come in and see Cindy!

FLOOR COVERING

Professional Friendly Service Since 1971

Tile • Carpet • Vinyl • Wood • Laminate • Window Coverings!

5129 Lake Isabella Blvd • Lake Isabella760-379-4966 • Cell 760-549-3876

Sites Available

REVA 5th Annual Dance & Fundraiser

KVHS Homecoming October 18 Kern Valley High football is playing

Wofford Heights, California

October 13

Rosamond, at Kern Valley High

REVA, Inc. is having its' 5th

School. JV plays at 4 p.m. and

BECKY STARR-HARRIS

Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Varsity at 7 p.m. Come back to

Dance and Auction on Sunday,

school and enjoy all of the tradi-

October 13 from 2 to 6 p.m. at

tional homecoming activities

LICENSE #01891918 BECKYSTARRHARRIS@GMAIL.COM WWW.BECKYSTARRHARRIS.COM FAX: 760) 379-4948 CELL: 760-417-0947

the Lodge at Painted Rock. The

including the floats and the crown-

meal will be catered by the

ing of the homecoming king and

Chatterbox Café. Delicious food,

queen. There is always great food

fantastic ambiance and support

at the Kern Valley stadium.

Quite park Lake Views Laundry Facilities & Fish House $250/mo Includes Water & Trash

LAKE ISABELLA REALTY INC.

760-376-3228

6069 LAKE ISABELLA BLVD. LAKE ISABELLA, CA 93240 OFFICE (760) 379-3684

for the animals, what could be

Lakeview Motel

better? Tickets are now on sale for $50 each or $95/couple.

Second Annual Women of Excellence Health Expo

At Isabella Lake

Bus: 800-929-8250 P.O. Box 3076 Local: 760-379-8250 12090 Highway 178 reservations@lakeview-motel.com Mountain Mesa, CA 93240 Non-Smoking - High Speed Wireless

October 19

Kellee Scott Agent

Kern Valley Hospital Foundation

FARMERS

presents the second annual Women's Health Expo from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lake Isabella Senior Center. There will be mini symposiums throughout the morning

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Auto • Home • Life • Business • Workers Comp PO Box 1809 13425 Sierra Way Kernville, CA 93238 Bus: 760-376-8703 Fax: 760-376-8603 kscott4@farmersagent.com License #0833364

hosted by professionals covering many topics about health, exercise, and about having fun. Hear a keynote speaker and enjoy a gourmet lunch for $8. Get answers to all your women’s health questions. This event is geared to adults.

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Just for you, Super Food & Friendly, too! 11030 Kernville Road, Kernville 760-376-6131 Cheryl Borthic Owner/Manager

The Furniture Store

and Mattress Center

Robin & David Pontius Owners t: 760-379-2868 e: thefurniturestore@verizon.net www.lakeisabellafurniture.com 6415 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella, CA 93240 Hours: Sun-Fri 9 am to 5 pm Sat: Closed for God and Family


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improvement place! Hardware

L&M LUMBER INC.

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CENTURY 21 Lake Isabella Realty Inc. LAKE ISABELLA

4700 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella 760-379-4631

760-417-2444 C21JulieJones@gmail.com

Building Materials • Hardware • Plumbing • Electrical Monday through Friday 7:00 to 6:00 Saturday & Sunday 8:00 to 5:00 Ace Rental - Ace Contractor Center

LAKE ISABELLA REALTY INC.

REICHENBACH’S

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AUTO BODY & PAINT

Insurance Preferred Collision Shop Quality Collision Repairs & Paint Since 1958 3801 Lake Isabella Blvd. Bodfish

(760) 379-3010

Antiques, Collectibles Gifts and Books Proprietors Judi & John Dodd 16 Tobias, Kernville (located at Circle Park) 760-376-3384

$50 Off Any Appliance Purchase Over $399.00

THE APPLIANCE CENTER SALES & SERVICE

5131 B Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella, CA 93240

760-379-8000

Expires 10-25-13

First Annual Whiskey Flat Fall Festival Whiskey Flat Days. There will be

Ghost Town Lantern Tours

cowboys, things to do and lots

October 5, 19 & 31

of fun. Find you way through

Don't miss Halloween at

the haunted maze, take a horse-

the ghost town. What better place

drawn hay ride, go back to the

to be than where there has been

Old West at the Whiskey Flat

dozens of alleged sightings of

encampment, see cute animals at

ghosts over the last 40 years. Take

the petting zoo, get a jack-o-

a lantern tour and hear the eerie

lantern at the pumpkin patch,

legends of the Valley and focus on

hear great music, hone your

the numerous controversial para-

skills at the airsoft target shoot-

normal events and sightings

ing range, and see cowboy re-

which have reportedly occurred

enactments. There will be ven-

at Silver City. Be sure to check the

dors, an amazing bounce house,

Courier Calendar for the other

a rock climbing wall, food, an

Lantern Tour events in October

old time photo booth, and much

on the 5th, 18th and 19th at

more! Admission is $10 for

Silver City, too.

October 25th - 27th Have all the fun of the winter

K E R N R I V E R VA C AT I O N T R A I L E R S Serving Kern River/Lake Isabella trailer rentals delivered on-site “camping on the fly” Allen or Marcie Rose cell: 760.808.1028 email: krvtfly@yahoo.com kernrivervacationtrailers.com

J oin u s a t our n ex t general m eet ing Wednesday, October 16th at 7:00pm at the Lake Isabella Senior Center, Veteran’s Room 2 Questions call: Call 760-376-3178

2013 J r P heasant Hunt November 23 & 24 Funded by the NRA Foundation

adults, $6 for children and ages 5 and under

Gary Cope

are free.

President 760-379-8222 fax: 760-379-9132 isabellasuper1@hotmail.com

6120 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella

760-33 79-88 222 Come visit us at the

KERN VALLEY MUSEUM Where the valleys history comes alive!

Professional Auto Glass Replacement & Repair

(760) 379-1900 Timsglass23@yahoo.com

• Native American Objects • Gold Mining • Lumbering • Farming • Ranching • Western Movies • Gift Shop & Art Gallery Open Thursday-Sunday, 10am to 4pm • Admission is Free 49 Big Blue Road, Kernville (760) 376-6683 (Next to the Post Office)


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ObamaCare for Kern County

Latest local market conditions

Harry P. Thal Courier Columnist The Benefits Part 5 of 5 parts. Employer Mandate Small (2 to 50 employees) business owners provide benThal efits such as health insurance to their employees for one reason. The employer plus at least one w-2 employee qualifies as a "group". Husband and wife teams will no longer be recognized as a "group as they are currently, but will be able to purchase individual or family plans that are "guaranteed issue". It makes good business sense. By offering high-quality insurance, employers have a competitive advantage in the recruiting and retention of healthier, happier employees. There are plans that have been developed to serve employers with two to 50 eligible employees. There is no requirement for the small employer to offer health insurance in 2014. Beginning in 2015 business with more than 50 full time equivalent employees may pay a penalty for employees who are full time (work over 30 hours a week). I am cautioning businesses with greater than 35 full time employees now who have part time or seasonal employees as well, to check with your health insurance professional agent, as there may be pitfalls you need to be aware of. For those for profit employers who have 25 or fewer full time equivalent

(FTE) employees and provide a qualified health insurance plan purchased though a certified broker or directly through the SHOP Exchange, they may qualify in 2014 for a tax credit paying up to 50% of the business's cost of health insurance. The business will have control of the level of coverage to be offered. The employee will have the ability to select from various plans within that employer chosen category. The business owner will also be able to make the decision if they want to offer dependent coverage through the "group" or they can elect to have the employee seek coverage for his/her dependents through the individual market. Depending on income level, family members may qualify for subsidized coverage through the Covered California marketplace or perhaps qualify for subsidized or no-cost coverage through Medi-Cal. All the rules are not yet known. Most insurance agents are not health insurance specialists, and fewer are certified to offer plans through the Covered California Health Insurance Exchange or SHOP. Assistance is available for Covered California on the telephone or through their website or from a Certified Covered California insurance agent. Harry P. Thal, MA, is a licensed insurance broker in California (0621106) He is a member of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors and Past-President of the Kern Association of Health Underwriters. Harry is on the National Assoc. of Health Underwriters Medicare Advisory Board. He may be reached at 760-376-2100, harrythal@aol.com or www.harrythal.com.

Matt Freeman Courier Columnist With the cool weather finally upon us, people are out and about again and buying homes! It has been a pretty good year overall for both Freeman our brokerage and others locally, much better than it was in the "dark days" as we call them of 2009-2011. Sales overall are up for the year compared to last year especially for stick built homes which is our largest local market segment. So far this year approx 38 million dollars worth of real estate has been sold in the Valley. Compared with 32 million last year, that is a good thing! However the Valley has not seen much in the way of value appreciation just increased price stability and local demand. We have a long way to go before we can call this market normal. There is still a whole bunch of inventory out there that has been listed for a long time in the manufactured home, mobile home and vacant land segments. Vacant land in particular just has not been moving too well this year although there have been some large individual sales concerning larger parcels. This is because we have not seen a resumption of building. Until new homes start going in up here locally again, look for lot and land listings to take a long time to sell. The manufactured home market has seen sales gains this year locally but

not as much as the stick built home segment of the market. This is due to both a glut of listing inventory and the fact that it is a bit harder to get a loan on a manufactured home than it is a regular home. Despite this fact, manufactured homes are typically a great deal because you get a lot for your money and often more land for less money as well than with a conventional house. Statewide, there is one sobering statistic to remember. The volume of sales has increased for the year, and the value of homes statewide have gone up approx ten percent. However when a survey was done of all of the purchase activity for the last twelve months, approximately 40 percent of all residential home purchases were bought with cash, meaning investors are driving the market at this point. We need that figure to drop in order for this market to stay healthy, because the single biggest market segment by far is residential primary residence buyers and that segment has stayed flat both because of still tight lending guidelines and an economy that is still barely recovering. Don't let the news fool you; the unemployment rate is still high, and for folks under 30 years old, it is extremely high, approaching twenty percent in California. So are we seeing market improvement? Yes we are. Is it gonna stay with us? Well, we need this economy to get healthy. Only time will tell. Matt Freeman is a Realtor with Freeman’s Lakeside Realty 760-379-5915 or 760-223-0880. His column is not intended to replace legal advice.


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Camp Kernville - Only one MH left for sale! - reduced from $5,950 to $4,995. Stop by for more info & a flyer. 24 Sirretta St., Kernville (760) 376-2345 ___________________________

Lake Isabella Precision Tax

Dog & Cat Grooming Service 25 years experience Reasonable Rates For grooming info-760-378-2148 ___________________________

YOU WIN! YOUR CHOICE! 2 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! 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 ___________________________

__________________________ LIGHTHOUSE ELECTRIC Quality Work Fair Prices Call Ross (760) 981-3361 License #708148 __________________________ Stan’s Painting & Restoration Exterior & Interior - 2 2 Years Professional Exp. - $15 per hr. References you’ll know Free hour time estimates

(760) 417-1192

_________________________ Chuck Barbee - Still & Video PHOTOGRAPHY Portraits - Family Events Equestrian - Historical Photo Scanning & Restoration Transfers to DVD & CD

760-376-8784 __________________________ PAUL’S POOL SERVICE

MT. MESA Commercial & Residential Contractor’s Lic. #587951 310-347-5208 •• 310-533-0584 __________________________ Ray’s Painting & Decorating Interior/Exterior Painting Wall Coverings License #C705814 “Lowest Rates in the KRV” (760) 417-9797 or (760) 378-2097

Mark’s Mobile Computer Repair

“We Travel to Your Location” •Repairs •Upgrades •Tuneups •Networking •Troubleshooting Mark Armstrong/Owner-Operator

760-376-1214 / Fax-760-376-1214 e-mail: marksmobilecomputer repair@gmail.com ___________________________ CHAR’S DRY CLEANERS and ALTERATIONS Fast Service 6101 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella (760) 379-6340 ___________________________ JEWELRY REPAIR Sizing, Re-Tip, Prongs Free Quote - Fast Service 47 Years Experience Jewelry Mart 6101 Lake Isabella Boulevard Lake Isabella (760) 379-3631 ___________________________ Southland Electrical Contractors

CA License: C-10 700029 Bonded • Insured Locally owned & operated

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___________________________ Kathy Coffee Bookkeeping kathy.coffee@yahoo.com 30+ yrs experience with Quickbooks & Excel (805) 705-0142 ___________________________ WEBSITES & SEO

TAXI SERVICE Now available Kern River Valley

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Local & Out of Town Service Please Don’t Drink & Drive! For a Marketplace Ad Call Sara @ 760-376-2860

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Since 1995 - M.L. LUDIKER ARTWORK & DESIGN 760-376-2177 www.kernvalley.com/mike ___________________________ Premium Coarse Decomposed Granite Fill Dirt • Sand • Gravel Call for current Pricing

760-379-4848

Wofford Heights - very nice remodeled 2bd/1ba MH in Sportsman TP, Space #24, with enclosed porch. Inclds water, trash, laundry room & fish house, $7,500, (760) 376-3228 ___________________________ Trailer w/add-on. Upgraded w/ new paint inside & out. New tile in kitchen. New toilet in bathroom. Swamp cooler outside at side of living area. Front yard has flowers w/fish pond complete w/cute landscaping. Come check it out. $3,575 - cash only. Call Davis (760) 377-7690

“Happiness Is” Receiving Flowers on your Birthday

Petal Pusher Plus

Pool Shuffleboard Karaoke & Live Music

A Full-Service Florist Houseplants and Unique Gifts 11019 Kernville Rd. Kernville 760-376-2162 We Deliver! petalpusherplus@ymail.com petalpusherplus.com

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‘Arlie’s Club’

Iron Mountain Electric

Monday Night Football

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760-379-8144 Smoke Free All Lottery Games & Scratchers Come Join ”Donna”, “Lois“ & “Marylou”

"Livin' Green"

Natural products that are safer for the environment, your home and your family. Patrick Fitz Gerald

562-397-8465

ERRANDS-SHOPPING-APPOINTMENTS REMINDERS-TRANSPORTATION AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!

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Spaces for Rent

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LESSONS-Guitar, Fiddle, Folk Bluegrass, Gospel, Traditional All ages - 20 yrs exp., local lady, reasonable, pkg. deal avail. Text me @ 661-529-0174, re: lessons

Pets 11 wk old Cockapoo ACC registered. AKC traceable. White, non-shedding. $600. (760) 376-7772 Stews’ Poos

LOCALLY OWNED / OPERATED LICENSED / INSURED DAVID & LISA WYLY

760-417-1932

Wofford Heights - Sites available in quiet Senior Park, with laundry facilities & fish house. Walk to lake. $250/mo includes wtr/trsh. Call Jody-760-376-2722 ___________________________

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Estate Sale Roger’s Estate Sale Oct. 5th & 6th • 8am to 5pm 122 Cypress Lane, Wofford Hts. (760) 376-2690

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Kern River Courier Legal Notices FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: LEMONAVA LAND & CATTLE COMPANY, (2013 - B5219). Street address of principal place of business: 26220 Columbia Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Mailing address of business: 26220 Columbia Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561. REGISTRANTS: Marshall B. Rubin as Trustee of The Community Trust Created Under The Marshall B. Rubin and Jeanne C. Rubin Intervivos Trust Agreement Dated April 1, 1981, as Amended, 26220 Columbia Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561 and Jeanne C. Rubin as Trustee of The Community Trust Created Under The Marshall B. Rubin and Jeanne C. Rubin Intervivos Trust Agreement Dated April 1, 1981, as Amended, 26220 Columbia Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Business is being conducted as a Trust. Date the business commenced: 11/20/1973. 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: Marshall B. Rubin. This statement filed on 09/05/2013. Expires 09/05/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier September 20, 27, October 4 and 11, 2013. ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Fictitious Business Name being abandoned: ALL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SERVICE (2009- B3292) Street address of business: 4040 East Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307. Mailing address of Business: PO Box 71117, Bakersfield, CA 93317-1117. REGISTRANT WHO WISHES TO ABANDON THE BUSINESS NAME: Ervil Dan Araujo, 4400 Garnet Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308. Original FBN Statement Filed on: 05/18/2009. This Statement of Abandonment filed on: 09/13/2013. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk by J. Garcia, Deputy Clerk (34993). Published by the Kern River Courier: September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: ALL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SERVICE, (2013 B5419). Street address of principal place of business: 4040 East Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 71117, Bakersfield, CA 93387. REGISTRANT: All Automatic Transmission Service, Inc., 4040 East Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307. Business is being conducted as a Corporation. Date the business commenced: 01/04/2013. 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: Deanna Araujo, CFO. This statement filed on 09/13/2013. Expires 09/13/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: BLUVTH, (2013 - B5589), DBA #2: BLUVTH MUZICK RADIO, (2013 - B5590). Street address of principal place of business: 3902 Parkside Court, Rosamond, CA 93560. Mailing address of business: 3902 Parkside Court, Rosamond, CA 93560. REGISTRANT: Patrisha A. Davis, 3902 Parkside Court, Rosamond, CA 93560. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Date the business commenced: 01/01/1998. 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: Patrisha A. Davis. This statement filed on 09/19/2013. Expires 09/19/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: M & M FISH & CHIPS, (2013 - B5443). Street address of principal place of business: 640A West Tehachapi Boulevard, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Mailing address of business: 21510 San Lucas Drive, Tehachapi, CA 93561. REGISTRANTS: Mary J. Jones, 21510 San Lucas Drive, Tehachapi, CA 93561 and Michael J. Jones, 21510 San Lucas Drive, Tehachapi, CA 93561. Date the business commenced: 02/03/2009. Business is being conducted as a Married Couple. 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 J. Jones. This statement filed on 09/16/2013.

Expires 09/16/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-ControllerCounty Clerk. By: J. Garcia. Published by the Kern River Courier September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: VALLEY MATTRESS, (2013 B5140). Street address of principal place of business: 2180 Wible Road, Bakersfield, CA 93304. Mailing address of business: 6004 Lugene Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93313. REGISTRANT: Worldwide Platinum Corp., 6004 Lugene Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93313. Date the business commenced: 08/23/2013. Business is being conducted as a WY Corporation. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Gary Banas. This statement filed on 08/30/2013. Expires 08/30/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: A. Guerrero. Published by the Kern River Courier September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: WHOLESALE2U, (2013 B5447). Street address of principal place of business: 4028 Niles Street, #B, Bakersfield, CA 93306. Mailing address of business: 3717 Wensley Court, Bakersfield, CA 93311. REGISTRANT: A.J.H., LLC, 4030 Niles Street, #C, Bakersfield, CA 93306. Business is being conducted as a Limited Liability Company. 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: Nader Haddad, CEO. This statement filed on 09/16/2013. Expires 09/16/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, AuditorController-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier September 27, October 4, 11 and 18, 2013. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 13-2269 APN: 236-080-08 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0329-2005. 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

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CONTACT A LAWYER. On October 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm, Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., a California Corporation as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust recorded 05-03-2005, as Inst. No. 0205111411 of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Kern County, State of California, Executed by High Desert Estates, Inc., 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: Parcel 2 of Parcel Map 337, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, as shown on said Parcel Map filed March 24, 1972 in Book 2, Pages 194 of Parcel Maps in the office of the County recorder of said County. 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 $152,413.96. 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: September 19, 2013. Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., As Trustee, 43545 17th Street W., Ste 503, Lancaster, CA 93534, 661-9455525, 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 13-2269. 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 September 27, October 4 and 11, 2013) NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 13-2268 APN: 236-080-11, 12, 13 & 14 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0323-2005. 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 October 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm, Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., a California Corporation as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust recorded 05-03-2005, as Inst. No. 0205111408 of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Kern County, State of California, Executed by High Desert Estates, Inc., 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: Parcels A, B, C and D of Parcel Map 1624, in the unincorporated area, County of Kern, State of California, as per map filed June 25, 1974 in Book 10 Page 124 of Maps, in the office of the County recorder of said County. 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 $152,537.63. 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: September 19, 2013. Advanced Reconveyance, Inc., As Trustee, 43545 17th Street W., Ste 503, Lancaster, CA 93534, 661-9455525, 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 13-2268. 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 September 27, October 4 and 11, 2013) ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Fictitious Business Name being abandoned: INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT COATING (2013B2787) Street address of business: 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Mailing address of Business: P.O. Box 3250, Bakersfield, CA 93385. REGISTRANTS WHO WISH TO ABANDON THE BUSINESS NAME: J.R. Jones, 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305, Joe Cain, 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305 and Michael Cline, 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Original FBN Statement Filed on: 05/03/2013. This Statement of Abandonment filed on: 09/27/2013. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk by E. Del Villar, Deputy Clerk (34993). Published by the Kern River Courier: October 4, 11,18 and 25, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name(s) DBA #1: SUSIE'S TRUCKING SERVICES, (2013 - B5737). Street address of principal place of business: 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Mailing address of business: P.O. Box 3250, Bakersfield, CA 93385. REGISTRANT: Susie Jones, 317 Kentucky Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Date the business commenced: 00/00/0000. Business is being conducted as an Individual. Notice: In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this State of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Signed: Susie Jones. This statement filed on 09/27/2013. Expires 09/27/2018. Mary B. Bedard, CPA, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk. By: E. Del Villar. Published by the Kern River Courier October 4, 11,18 and 25, 2013.

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My favorite meteor shower Casey James Courier Columnist This month on October 21st, we are going to get to see one of my favorite meteor showers of the year, the Orionids, one of James the most prolific showers of the year. At peak activity it will produce about 25 meteors per hour and may produce up to 70. The Orionids come from the celestial debris of the well-known, Halley's Comet; though Halley's won't be seen again until sometime in the year 2061. On October 18th, we will get to see a Penumbral Eclipse which occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth's partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The eclipse for us will occur roughly at 4:50 p.m., if you would like a better view of Earth's shadow on our nearest neighbor you can use a pair of binoculars or even a small telescope. I wouldn't miss this because the next eclipse isn't until April 2014. Also this month on October 1st NASA turned 55 years old but is experiencing a near total closure due to the Government shutdown. Mission control will remain open so NASA Astronauts Karen Nyberg and Mike Hopkins currently aboard the International Space Station will not be affected. All satellites and spacecraft currently in space will be maintained though the amazing photos and other data will have to be safeguarded for the duration of the shutdown, while

future launches will be canceled and postponed as work on these projects will come to a stop. Of the 18,000 NASA employees only 600 will continue working as NASA has a fleet of spacecraft and rovers exploring the solar system and interstellar space. Many satellites are in orbit around the Earth to study our home planet, while other probes are orbiting the Moon, Mercury, Mars and Saturn. The Mars rovers, Curiosity and Opportunity are driving across the surface of Mars while Hubble and the Spitzer Space Telescope are looking deep into the universe. Observatories, such as the Solar Dynamics Observatory are studying the surface of the sun. Other spacecraft's are simply in transit, the gap between the planets. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft which launched in 2006 is streaking across the outer solar system for a 2015 flyby of Pluto. Then there is Voyager 1, the farthest manmade spacecraft has ever traveled in history. It entered interstellar space in August 2013 and is now 11.7 billion miles from Earth, far away from the political disputes surrounding the government shutdown on Tuesday. Also for the month of October I will be the featured artist in the Kern River Valley Museum. I will be showing my Astrophotographer and you will be able to see the universe through my eyes. You can come into the museum for the entire month of October and see my photos of the stars and space. I hope to meet and hear from all of you while I'm there. So as always this is your dark skies, through the universe.

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Continued from page 2 Mountain, on their field. JV 4 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m. Kick Back in Kernville October 11 and 12 It's the annual car show with vendors, a lake cruise, and a giant raffle. 50's and 60's music and Friday night hot dog feed. For more information, contact 909-754-5270. KRV Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament and Lobster Fest October 12 Tee off at 11 a.m. and lobster tail dinner at 4 p.m. Come one or both. For information and to RSVP call 760-379-5236. An Evening with the Stars October 12 The Pregnancy Resource Center is hosting their fifth annual banquet at the Family Life Center Gym on Saturday October 12 at 6 p.m. The dinner will be catered by Jim Wyly. Tickets are $15 or $120 to sponsor a table. Get them by calling Colleen at 760417-2209 or Nancy at 714-906-7755.

Fish and Game Habitat Club October 16 The Fish and Game Habitat Club meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Lake Isabella Senior Center, Room 2, 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. For questions, call 760-376-3178. Toddler story time October 17 The Kern River Valley branch library will have Toddler story time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The branch is at 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. Call 760-5492083 for more information. The Republican Assembly October 17 The Republican Assembly of the Kern River Valley is meeting on Thursday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 6732 Lake Isabella, Blvd. Invite a guest to come with you. Contact Carl Mandernacht at 760-378-3695. KOA Haunted campground October 18 Haunted campground at the KOA. Call 760-378-2001 for more information.

REVA 5th Annual dance and fundraiser, October 13 REVA, Inc. is having its' 5th Annual Fundraiser Dinner Dance and Auction on Sunday, October 13 from 2-6 p.m. at the Lodge at Painted Rock catered by the Chatterbox Café. Tickets are now on sale for $50 each or $95/couple. Call Jesse at 760-793-7195 or 760-378-3101 or Barbara at 760-338-8410 or 760-299-3222.

Kern Valley Broncs Homecoming October 18 KVHS football, playing Rosamond, at home. JV 4 p.m. Varsity 7 p.m.

KRV Friends of the Library Fall Fest and Auction, October 14 Friends of the Library Fall Fest and Auction at the Lake Isabella Main Library on October 14, starting at 2 p.m. Among items to be auctioned will be a hand crafted lap quilt and an October themed movie basket. A few of the auctions items will be on display at the main library, come on by and check them out. Annual membership dues are $10 for 2014. The dues help support the local libraries children's reading programs, educational projects and the purchase of books and supplies.

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 www.kernvalley.com.

Ghost town October 18 GRIT Paranormal will be back at the Silver City Ghost Town. Call 760-379-5146 for more information.

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