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Indian Wells Valley Water District to Save $9.3 Million and Reduce Electricity Spending by 63% - Oil & Gas 360

RIDGECREST, Calif.,June 19, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Indian Wells Valley Water District (IWVWD) has recently completed implementation of a far-reaching energy program across all facility sites. The comprehensive solar and energy efficiency project, designed and built byENGIE Services U.S., is expected to

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Eat, Laugh, Learn, & Grow at the Kern County Library’s Lunch at the Library Program

Eat, Laugh, Learn, & Grow at the Kern County Library’s Lunch at the Library ProgramThe Kern County Library (KCL) is delighted to announce the expansion of the Lunch at the Library program, which kicked off inJune this year! In addition to locations at the Arvin Branch Library, Beale Memorial Library


Cal City officials accused of harassment in Grand Jury investigation

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. - The Kern County Grand Jury has accused California City officials of harassing people interviewed by its investigative committee, which was looking into perceived deficiencies due to budget and safety issues concerning local first-responders, according to a report.


Construction Begins at Boron Jr. Sr. High School

Giant earth moving equipment as well as backhoes have begun to unleash their power by removing some of the landscaping surrounding the main administration building. According to the superintendent in charge of the project, the completion of the construction should be towards the end of next school y


Lake Isabella woman killed in Highway 155 crash identified

Jeannie Ream, 39, died in the June 11 crash on Highway 155, just north of Air Force Way, according to coroner's officials.


Waste Management reminds California City customers of Independence Day holiday schedule

Waste Management reminds California City customers of Independence Day holiday scheduleTrash and recycling services delayed one day in observance of Independence DayCalifornia City, Calif.,—June 18, 2018–Waste Management’s curbside residential and commercial trash and recycling pick-up schedule will

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Wofford Heights man identified as victim of Taft homicide

Kern County deputies investigate Wednesday, June 13, 2018, after a man died from being shot in Taft, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Cesar Espinoza)


Arrest Made in 2017 Deadly Hit and Run Accident

After an 8-month long investigation, several search warrants served and with the help and cooperation from other CHP jurisdictions, the above named individual and a vehicle were identified and the suspect is now in custody.


TVS Television Network Creates TVS Front Row Video to Distribute the TVS Video Library on Home Video

TVS Front Row Video will distribute the 10,000 title TVS Video Library on download and DVD formats, beginning in October. TVS Home Video was distributed by seven independent companies in the 1990's.


Giddens wins women’s SUP championship

Rebecca Giddens of Kernville, Calif., 2004 Olympic silver medalist in women’s K1 slalom, won the women’s FIBArk Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP) Championships by taking the top position in all three SUP competitions.Giddens also won the event in 2016 and 2017.For the men, Spencer Lacy of Boulder took t


Letter to the editor: Politics? Or just littering?

The elections are now almost over — just runoffs and mail-in-ballots are left — and thank goodness. The only ones seeming to benefit now are the ad agencies and news organizations. Why are all the campaign signs still up? I have noticed that many of the signs that remain are for the candidates who l


Hospital considers new tax options

Seismic upgrading is still required by the State of California in order for the hospital and emergency room to serve the public beyond year 2030. So KVHD spent the past year addressing public concerns regarding cost reductions, alternative ways of funding, and transparency.


Convair 990 and F-4 Phantom receive new paint in Mojave

“It is so important to keep our historic aircraft looking good,” said Cathy Hansen, president of the Mojave Transportation Museum, speaking of the Convair 990 and F-4 Phantom that sit at the entrance of the spaceport. “They are our Gate Keepers that first greet our guests and they have such a tremen


Council officially delays layoffs pending Measure C, but gets little else done in long meeting

CALIFORNIA CITY – The California City Council approved waiting to lay off the bulk of the city’s employees until August to see if Measure C will pass and fund their positions, but otherwise, very little actually got done in a 4 1/2-hour meeting Tuesday.To start things off, after initial opening rema


California City Optimists Club on the Go!

California City- The California City Optimists Club Friends of Youth is on the move these days. Last Monday evening at DiMaggio’s restaurant they honored a departing member, advanced a current one and are now seeking new ones as well. Reigning President Linda Waldheim who will be stepping down to Vi


Plane Crazy Saturday June 16th

Save the Date! Plane Crazy Saturday June 16th, Author Barbara Schultz will be signing copies of her new book Cliff Hernderson: Visionary Leader-The Man who made the National Air Races Great. Plus static displays of vintage and modern aircraft all on the tarmac to look over and take pictures of. Brin


One person shot on M Street in Mojave

MOJAVE, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a person was shot in a yard in Mojave on Sunday night.KCSO says they got the call at about 8:25 p.m. for a shooting on M Street near Shasta Street. When they arrived, they found the victim shooting who was alert and conscious.N


First Wienerschnitzel to open in Mojave

MOJAVE, Calif. - Mojave is getting ready to enjoy all the chili dogs and corn dogs they want, as the town's first Wienerschnitzel is set to open Saturday, June 16.To celebrate the grand opening of the restaurant at 1626 Sierra Highway, just off Highway 14, a day-long party is being held. There will


Mojave Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) personnel investigated a hit and run traffic collision which occurred at the intersection of State Route 58 and State Route 14.

On June 7, 2018 Mr. Kuldeep Singh, age 45, of Fresno California, was arrested and booked for felony hit and run and vehicular manslaughter stemming from an investigation of a fatal hit and run collision that occurred last October.


Mojave Area CHP to hold open house

California Highway Patrol – Mojave Area announced that it will have an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, for the public to see the facility and meet the CHP officers.Open house attendees will be able to stop by informational booths and watch demonstrations.