Breaking News: BIG RIG CRASHES ON I-5 GRAPEVINE

BIG RIG CRASHES ON I-5 GRAPEVINE

LEBEC and GORMAN, CA (Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 8 p.m.)—Photographer Jeff Zimmerman has been covering crashes on the Interstate 5 this week. Here is his report:

Two large semi-truck fires have blocked traffic on …

Tejon Tribe casino confirmed

Tejon Tribe casino confirmed

By Patric Hedlund

After five years of denials, the announcement many had been expecting has been released: a gambling casino is being planned near the northern base of the Grapevine, just north of Outlets at …

Valley Voices — News from the Western Antelope Valley

Valley Voices — News from the Western Antelope Valley

Western Antelope Valley prepares for the next round

By Patric Hedlund

Residents of the Western Antelope Valley are preparing for the next round in their battle to gain honest partnership with the utility-scale renewable energy …

All fireworks illegal on the mountain

By Patric Hedlund

Drought has created extreme fire danger in the Mountain Communities this year. No fireworks of any kind are allowed (other than the single cannon salute at Fort Tejon on Friday).

Target practice …

Cruise Night

Cruise Night

The last Friday of each month is the date set for this summer’s Cruise Nights at the Falcon’s Nest in Frazier Park. Cruise night for July is set for July 25, at 6 p.m. See …

Cosplay is king at library summer reading program

Cosplay is king at library summer reading program

Notes by Patric Hedund

“Cosplay [short for ‘costume play’] is both a practice and a community that one belongs to,” Victoria Hungerford of Lake of the Woods said about the project for teens hosted at …

The Invisible Wounds of War

(WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2014) By Patric Hedlund—

Last week “The Long Thin Line of Personal Anguish” was the final powerful column in a series we’ve published this month by the World War II journalist …

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Tejon Tribe casino confirmed

By Patric Hedlund

After five years of denials, the announcement many had been expecting has been released: a gambling casino is being planned near the northern base of the Grapevine, just north of Outlets at ...