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  Link   2010 KRV Family Resource Center Resource Directory
The updated directory is also available at the Family Resource Center, 5901 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella. . Please come by and pick up one this week from Deborah Madore in the front lobby. (760) 379-2556.
  Link   2-1-1 Kern County – HELP PORTAL
HELP! Comprehensive Info & Referrals for Kern County residents. DIAL 2-1-1 & be connected with a specialist who uses a database to provide info on services such as: Food, Transportation, Rent/Financial Aid, Utility Assistance, Child Care & Clothing.
  Link   Bakersfield LGBTQ
Keep up with what's going on in the Bakersfield area for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered & Questioning people. Information on issues, news, events, workshops & resources. This is an all-age group (not a hookup group).
  Link   Bakersfield's Majestic Fox Theater
Opened on Christmas Day, 1930, the Fox was one of the last of its kind built in the gilded age of great theaters. It was designed by legendary theater architect S. Charles Lee. Now run by the non-profit Fox Theater Foundation.
  Link   Camp Erwin Owen
On 56 acres near Kernville, Camp Owen employs 44 full time staff & 18 part time staff. It is home to 125 delinquent male wards of the Juvenile court from 14 to 18 years old. Camp serves 400 wards per year. Average length of stay is 4 months.
  Link   Camp Erwin Owen Volunteer Program
Volunteers play an important part at Camp Owen. Department standards for volunteers are a minimum of 18 years of age. Anyone with a felony conviction is not eligible to serve. Both day and evening programs need assistance.
  Link   Caregivers website
Free, safe & simple way to find care! Post or find jobs, view pre-screened profiles, listen to recorded references, contact by e-mail. Sign up to gain access to 100s of child care, pet care, senior care, home care & tutoring jobs in your area.
  Link   Demographic Info by Zip Code
This link that provides demographic info by zip code. Type in the zip code you are interested in and you'll learn more than you ever wanted to know!
  Link   Desert-Mountain Resource Conservation & Development Council
Develops partnerships to enhance the Quality of Life & achieve economic growth while protecting the environment. Serving Inyo, San Bernardino, southern Mono, eastern Tulare, east Kern County & the Antelope Valley portion of Los Angeles County.
  Link   Dollar Value of a Volunteer Hours by State
California: $23.29/hour: Please note that 2008 is the latest year for which state-by-state numbers are available. There is a lag of almost one year in the government's release of state level data.
  Link   Experience Highway 178 Yahoo Group
Join this on-line group to experience the beauty, people, and desolation of the diverse habitats and history of the Highway 178 area, from San Joaquin Valley, through the KRV & Mojave Desert before descending into Death Valley.
  Link   Find a Farmers Market
Search for farmers markets based on specific criteria. You can use one or all of the fields to conduct your search by entering or selecting the required information and clicking the Search button.
  Link   FLICS Bakersfield's International Cinema Society
Dedicated to bringing the finest international films to Bakersfield. FLICS is a local organization run by volunteers. Screenings: 7:30 PM, usually Friday evenings at the historic 1930 FOX Theater, 2001 "H" Street, Bakersfield.
  Link   Free Graffita Removal Service
The County of Kern and the City of Bakersfield offer free graffiti removal.
  Link   God's Storehouse
Non-profit organization providing food to KRV needy families & homeless at 20021 Hwy 178, Weldon. A mission outreach program of the Weldon United Methodist Church Pastor: Brian Mark; Coordinator: Jackie Cole (760) 378-2321 wumcgodsstorehse@cs.com.
  Link   GoodSearch.com
Search engine which donates 50% of its sponsored search revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users. The money GoodSearch donates to your cause comes from its advertisers — the users and the organizations do not spend a dime!
  Link   GoodShop.com
Online shopping mall which donates 3% to 30% percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, eBay, Macy's and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an o
  Link   Kern Heavy Rescue
Local organization designed to assist victims of building collapses & other related disasters. Members are trained in search & rescue operations & equipment use, as well as research for & dissemination of training programs & education for the public.
  Link   Kern County Mountain Peaks & Summits
Kern County, California, is home to a total of 169 mountain summits & peaks. Click on any entry in the list for more detailed information on that particular mountain peak or summit with trails shown below each.
  Link   KRV Senior & Disabled Adult Resources
This was compiled as of 4-9-09 by Melody Batelaan, Social Service Worker, Kern County Aging & Adult Services/Adult Protective Services. (661) 868-1041 (760) 223-3557 e-mail: batelaam@co.kern.ca.us
  Link   Kern River Valley Airport
FlightAware.com's information on the local airport, located 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Kernville, operated by Kern County (760) 376-2852.
  Link   Kern River Valley Collaborative
Over 300 partners, with approx. 35 continuously active members attending monthly meetings representing KRV valley parents & students, government agencies, community organizations, educational facilities, medical providers & businesses.
  Link   KRV Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Educates KRV volunteers about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area & trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search & rescue, team organization & disaster medical operations.
  Link   KRV Family Resource Center
The Kernville Union School District’s Family Resource Center staff provides local families help ranging from medical, dental, parenting, nutritional or mental health issues & school readiness assistance & utility bills.
  Link   KRV Film Location Library
Provides film industry assistance: locations, local casting (many SAG members & film support professionals live in the KRV), local on-site medical personnel & emergency vehicle standbys & liaison with law enforcement & site security matters.
  Link   KRV Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
Southern Sierra Properties provides a link to the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS). This enables you to review all the real estate properties listed for sale in the Kern Rive Valley (not just those listed by Southern Sierra).
  Link   Kern River Valley Public Cemetery District
  Link   Kern River Valley Worship Directory
  Link   Kern Valley Canyon Connection
An on-line publication providing information for and about the Lake Isabella, Kernville, Kern River Valley and Sequoia National Forest areas.
  Link   Kern Valley Jobs
Looking for work or employment in the KRV? Search ads or place an ad! Need an employee, handyman or dayworker? Place a free ad or search for the right candidate. Contractors find jobs or place an ad in the contractor's corner.
  Link   Kern Valley Trash Transfer Station
Operated by the Kern County Waste Management Dept. HOURS: 8 am to 4 pm CLOSED: Wednesdays, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Thanksgiving & Christmas. 2˝ miles S of Kernville (1 mile S of Airport) E of Sierra Way at the end of Wulstein Ave.
  Link   Kernville Chamber list of Churches
  Link   Lake Isabella Boulevard Improvement Project
Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Development Committee project includes curbs, gutters, sidewalks, bike lanes, a left turn safety lane in the center & includes trees & landscaping along the sidewalks.
  Link   Lake Isabella Freecycle Yahoo group
This Freecycle group matches Kern River Valley people who have things they need to get rid of with people who can use them.
  Link   Lake Isabella Freecycle Yahoo group flyer
Freecycle Rules & Etiquette Flyer
  Link   Lake Isabella Gay Men Yahoo Group
A group formed to connect all the gay men who have bought land in the Kern River area. Lake Isabella, Kernville, Bodfish, Havilah, Walker Basin, Caliente, Weldon, Onyx.
  Link   Lake Isabella Online
An on-line resource both for KRV residents & visitors.
  Link   MyKernRiverValley.com
A community website designed to keep KRV residents informed about everything that's happening right here in our own backyard. Please post an announcement, community event, favorite photo or a free classified ad.
  Link   The Piutes MSN Group
A group for those living or owning property in the Piute Mountains between Lake Isabella, Kelso Valley, Havilah and Walker Basin to exchange information (especially road conditions).
  Link   The Reel Cinema Movie Theater
The KRV's only movie theater. The Reel Cinema is located at 6742 Wofford Heights Blvd. in Wofford Heights (760) 376-3030. This link shows the current movie & time.
  Link   Restaurant.com
To get more customers, participating restaurants have offers, like $25 off a $35 dinner total for $10; $50 off $100 for $20. Dining certificates are good for 1 year. Search by zipcode (at present 93285 brings up Cheryl’s Diner & the Greenhorn Grill).
  Link   Voter Information
Find information about registration, polling places, contests & candidates in Kern County.
  Link   Whiskey Flat Telegraph
Southern Sierra Arts, Community and Opinion. To promote and foster the arts in the Southern Sierras and provide a conduit for communication.
  Link   WikiLaw3k.org
Comprehensive law and legislation information website for Internet users including legal news, articles, forum, dictionary with every common legal terms etc.
  Link   Yelp.com
Yelp.com an easy way to find, review & talk about what's great (& not so great) in your world. Before you hire a service, buy something or go out to eat, check Yelp. Had bad experiences, report it honestly – don’t let them get by with shoddy service!
  Link   Zillow.com
Online real estate service dedicated to providing buyers & sellers with valuable tools & information for estimating RE value, recent sales for your neighborhood or one in which you are interested.
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