BAKERSFIELD - The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team will be updating the sign at the mouth of the Kern River Canyon to reflect the current number of lives lost in the Kern River since 1968.
The sign is updated each year during the month of May to include the number of lives lost in the Kern River during the previous twelve months.
This year the sign will be updated from 267 lives lost to 269 lives lost. Search and Rescue personnel will be available to answer questions regarding river safety.
Everyone is welcome to attend the event Friday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m.
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