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November 01, 2017

Seven Oaks supports Taft Veterans Center

The Seven Oaks ladies organization gathered for nine holes and dinner for their first of the year organization meeting. Each year, the organization chooses a charity to support though donations from the members. This year is was the Taft College Veterans Center. "The Veterans Center at Taft College was a perfect choice this year for our ladies to support" said Clair Boone, member and organizer....more»
October 01, 2017

Fill 'er Up to Help Local Schools

Sarah Camp knows what a difference a few dollars can make.
    Camp, a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Berkshire Elementary, has benefitted from Chevron's annual Fuel Your School program.
October 01, 2017

A Fond FAIRwell

I love the fair. I mean, I really, REALLY, love the fair. Growing up in the small community of Ely, Nevada, the county fair was the highlight of the social calendar of the entire year for a teen like myself. The "see-and-be-seen-event" of the summer, if you will. I meticulously laid out my outfits each day, complete with cowboy boots, a straw hat, and emerald green tie. I perused buildings full of carefully crafted exhibits with friends and tried everything in my power to maneuver my market swine project into the stall next to the cutest boy in school's livestock pen. I'm a country girl to the core, no doubt about it....more»
October 01, 2017

DIY Box Halloween Costume Ideas

(Family Features) If you're looking for a fun, creative DIY costume this Halloween, look no further than your next Amazon Prime delivery. Boxes from your online purchases can be used to create clever box costumes - or boxtumes - using supplies you already have around the house. Boxtumes can be as simple or elaborate as you'd like and they're fun to make alone, with the kids or even for a group costume....more»
September 01, 2017

Looking Forward to the Kern County Fair

 Kern County tradition gets underway this month. The Great Kern County Fair opens September 20th....more»
September 01, 2017

Back to Mom Guide


Kern County Family Magazine strives to serve all the Moms in our lives. Moms work hard to show love to their families and we want to honor them. That's why these Mom places are perfect for families to use to spoil their Mom!...more»
September 01, 2017

When Fun Fulfills a Purpose

Youth Programs encourage leadership

(Family Features) Parents know there is a small window of time to make a meaningful, positive impact on children and shape who they may become as adults. A large portion of that influence comes at home, but it often also involves school, friends and extracurricular activities, many of which can help families make the most out of childhood experiences. ...more»
September 01, 2017

Students Prosper from STEM Education

(Family Features) Education is particularly critical for today's students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, as the number of jobs with an emphasis in STEM is expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years, according to the National Science and Math Initiative. ...more»
August 01, 2017

2017 Fall Enrichment Guide

Kern County Family's Enrichment Guide offers a directory of local programs designed to help your family members learn, excel, and add value to their lives beyond basic academics....more»
August 01, 2017

Music Education Matters

Come the 2016-2017 school year, the music and arts budget in the Los Angeles Unified School District will reach its highest point in a dozen years. While that's great news for students, it also illustrates the sad fact that arts and music programs have taken a considerable hit in recent decades, when arts education fell victim to budget cuts....more»
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