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.

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/17/18 – 1/25/19

* * 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 – On 1/17/19, Deputies arrested Jarred Paine (20) in the 7000 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/17/18 – 1/25/19

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/12/18 – 1/18/19

* * 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 – On 1/12/19, Deputies arrested Anthony Tehee, age 41 in the 7800 … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/12/18 – 1/18/19

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/5/18 – 1/10/19

  * * 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 – On 1/5/19, Deputies arrested John Reyna (42) in the 1700 … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 1/5/18 – 1/10/19

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 12/19/18 – 1/4/19

* * 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 – On 12/19/18, Deputies arrested Toni Kirby (57) in the 10 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 12/19/18 – 1/4/19

January 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 moreJanuary Isabella Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project SITREP

Unsafe Visitor Conditions Lead to Full Closure of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will be fully closed effective 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2. The parks are being forced to take this action for health and safety concerns. This supersedes previous closures. Sequoia National Park will be closed at the Ash Mountain Entrance Station … Read moreUnsafe Visitor Conditions Lead to Full Closure of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Prescribed Burning Done to Reduce Vegetation

Springville, CA – Over the past few weeks, Forest fire personnel on the Western Divide Ranger District in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest have accomplished over a thousand acres of prescribed burning. “This activity, along with hazard tree removal, will help reduce the threat of high-severity wildfire to our local communities,” stated … Read morePrescribed Burning Done to Reduce Vegetation

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