Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/1/19 – 2/8/19

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – 2/1/19, Deputies arrested Josephina Duran (42) at the intersection of Elizabeth … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/1/19 – 2/8/19

Monument Visitors Should Come Prepared for Winter Conditions

Giant Sequoia National Monument, CA – Seasonal road closures are in place for most Forest Service administered roads in Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest. Many high elevation roads under County jurisdiction; Highway 180 past the Hume Lake cutoff, Western Divide Highway past Ponderosa Lodge, and Mountain Road 50 over Parker Pass are … Read moreMonument Visitors Should Come Prepared for Winter Conditions

Kern Valley Deputies Make Arrest for Heroin, Methamphetamine and Illegal Firearm Possession

Lake Isabella, CA – Deputies from the Kern Valley Substation, on February 8th, conducted a probation search at a residence in the 8000 block of Rocky Hill Road in Onyx. During the probation search, deputies located and seized three firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition for these firearms, heroin, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and contraband indicative of … Read moreKern Valley Deputies Make Arrest for Heroin, Methamphetamine and Illegal Firearm Possession

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Extend Date for Proposals of Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – Due to the lack of access to the National Park Service Planning, Compliance, and Public Comment (PEPC) webpage during the government shutdown, Sequoia and Kings Canyon is extending the date to accept submittals for proposals of land exchanges in the Wilsonia Historic District until March 9, 2019. … Read moreSequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Extend Date for Proposals of Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

Sequoia National Forest and BLM to hold 2019 OHV Grant Application Workshop in Kernville

Porterville, CA – You can help shape the future of Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) use within the Sequoia National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bakersfield Field Office jurisdiction. The Forest and BLM will hold a public meeting/workshop Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kern River Ranger District Office (11380 Kernville … Read moreSequoia National Forest and BLM to hold 2019 OHV Grant Application Workshop in Kernville

Winter Storm Result in 120 Forest Visitors and Resort Staff Snowbound at Montecito Lake Resort

Porterville, CA – Recent winter storms across the Sierra Nevada released heavy snow across the Sequoia National Forest, resulting in over 120 visitors and Resort staff snowbound at the Montecito Lake Resort. The Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks entered Unified Command Wednesday, deploying heavy equipment and crews to clear 8 … Read moreWinter Storm Result in 120 Forest Visitors and Resort Staff Snowbound at Montecito Lake Resort

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/26/18 – 2/1/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 1/26/19, Deputies arrested Kody Brooks (24) at the intersection of … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/26/18 – 2/1/18

February 2019 Isabella Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project SITREP

Lake Isabella, CA – Isabella Lake Dam (consisting of a Main Dam, Auxiliary Dam and service spillway) is located about 40 miles northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, California, and became fully operational in 1953. The Main Dam is located near the confluence of the north and south forks of the Kern River and the … Read moreFebruary 2019 Isabella Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project SITREP

Two people are rescued after becoming stuck in the Piute Mountains Thursday.

Lake Isabella, CA – A 33-year-old and his 53-year-old mother just moved to East Kern County one month ago. Yesterday afternoon, they traveled to the Piute Mountains with the intention of testing their new survival gear. However, they became stranded when their vehicle slid off the roadway in the snow. After spending the night in … Read moreTwo people are rescued after becoming stuck in the Piute Mountains Thursday.

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