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2014 Discover Kern

Written by Donna McCrohan Rosenthal

Kern County is a treasure trove of awesome people, places, events, and, of course, nature. Take a gander at this year’s encyclopedia of local facts! You may just be surprised at how much you learn about the county you call home...

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2013 Insiders Guide

Written by Donna McCrohan Rosenthal

There are so many amazing things to discover about Kern County that we’re just waiting for the day when we run out of tidbits! Thankfully, longtime freelance writer Donna McCrohan Rosenthal continues to unearth fascinating facts about our past, present, and future that we are excited to share year after year...

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2011 Discover Kern Insiders Guide...A to Z

Written by Donna McCrohan Rosenthal

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Atolia Mine – (contraction of the names of Mr. Atkins and Mr. DeGolia, claim holders of property in the western Mojave Desert). In its heyday circa 1916-1918, their mining town had a railroad, four restaurants, three general stores, four poolrooms, a newspaper, and a schoolhouse, and produced more tungsten than any other mine anywhere...

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Insiders Guide - A to Z

Written by Donna McCrohan Rosenthal

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There are tons of things to discover in this great county of ours! Think of it as Encyclopedia Britannica—the Kern edition.

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