Nestled in the quaint, low population area of the Kern River Valley, just an hour’s drive East from Bakersfield and three hours North of Los Angeles, is Lake Isabella where annually the local chamber of commerce holds its trout-fishing derby.
Life in the Kern River Valley is much like the river that runs through it. On the surface, all appears serene and calm. But, beneath the surface of the crisp, blue water, there is so much more going on.
With places to watch fireworks becoming rare, in California, one nearly has to visit the “bad place” to see a planned program. Still, there is at least one good place like paradise left for the premium Independence Day fireworks show seeker.