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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    No-Parking Zone Proposal Cites Unsafe Road Crossing By Snow Play VisitorsOn November 7th, the Kern County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal for two no-parking zones on Cuddy Valley Road.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) submitted the request due to motorists parking vehicles on the north side of the road, and pedestrians crossing the road to access snow play areas on the south side of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    The Resident Tag Program is Back in Time For Winter!In an effort to relieve traffic congestion during the snow season and other heavy traffic conditions, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has authorized the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce to issue a limited number of "Resident Permit" hang tags. These rear view mirror hang tags allow law enforcement to quickly identify resident ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Gas Tax and Vehicle License Fees Increase, May Go the Voters Next YearCalifornia lawmakers and Governor Brown passed a law earlier this year raising the state's gas tax 12 cents per gallon, starting today.  Diesel fuel is subject to an even larger hike of 20 cents per gallon, as well a sales tax increase to 13% from 9%. California currently has a repair and replacement backlog estimated at $130 ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    New Branch Supervisor Announced for Frazier Park LibraryMarie Smith, Branch Supervisor for the Frazier Park Library has issued a statement notifying the community that she has been reassigned to the Tehachapi Branch Library, effective November 13, 2017. The new Branch Supervisor will be Susan Templeton.   Marie is true asset to the Kern County Library system and to the Frazier Mountain ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Important Withholding Information for Employers and Employees The Social Security Administration has raised the annual limit of the Social Security taxable wage base for 2018.  The new annual limit is $128,700, which is a $1,500 change from the current level of $127,200. The Social Security withholding rate remains unchanged at 6.2 percent, up to the maximum taxable amount. The tax rate for ...read more
    Categories: General News Article