$625,000 federal grant won for Drug-Free Communities

$625,000 federal grant won for Drug-Free Communities

Good, clean fun can get pretty dirty

By Patric Hedlund

The tall, red-haired woman with Kermit-the-Frog-green smudges smeared over her freckled chin also had a relieved smile playing across her face after the Color …

Drought die-off in the Los Padres Forest

What can be done about all those brown spots in the forest due to the drought? The Condor Group of the Sierra Club invites the public to hear the experts speak.

By Mary Ann Lockhart

Sign up for CERT training

Be a hero. When the ‘Big One’ strikes, in a wildfire or snow emergency, people are needed who are trained to work with a team to help.

All Mountain Community residents are invited to register …

Bear facts win emergency solutions

Bear facts win emergency solutions

By Patric Hedlund

In these days following the shooting of a 75-100 pound, 2-year-old black bear August 5 in the forest beyond upper Linden Drive in Pine Mountain, we learned California Department of Fish and …

Man killed by black bear in New Jersey

Man killed by black bear in New Jersey

A Rutgers University senior was killed this week by a black bear on Sunday, Sept. 21 as he and four friends hiked in the Apshawa Preserve in northern New Jersey.

The New York Times reported …

California bear attacks not reported by state

By Patric Hedlund

We reported last week that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s list of California Black Bear Public Safety Incidents shows 12 bear attacks since 1980. A wild animal attack is defined …

Artworks Gallery opens

By Michael Cram, Artworks

A new art venue is opening in Pine Mountain Village.

Artworks Community Gallery believes that art is a means by which a community develops for itself a medium for self expression …

AARP hosts Bonnie Kane at fall meeting October 2

By Maxine Jarvis, AARP

Members and friends, come join us on Thursday, Oct. 2 for our monthly potluck lunch and general meeting. Bring your table setup.

Our speaker will be Bonnie Kane, historian and co-founder …

Friends of Seniors Resource Guide available

Friends of Seniors Resource Guide available

Get your copy of the Friends of Seniors Resource Guide at The Mountain Enterprise office this month, along with the new orange book Mountain Communities phone directory. Both are free.

Social media misfire strikes again

By Patric Hedlund

A mother heard from her El Tejon Middle School student a week ago that students would be banned from displaying the American flag or wearing flag-themed clothes at school. “I posted a …

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$625,000 federal grant won for Drug-Free Communities

Good, clean fun can get pretty dirty

By Patric Hedlund

The tall, red-haired woman with Kermit-the-Frog-green smudges smeared over her freckled chin also had a relieved smile playing across her face after the Color ...

Bear facts win emergency solutions

By Patric Hedlund

In these days following the shooting of a 75-100 pound, 2-year-old black bear August 5 in the forest beyond upper Linden Drive in Pine Mountain, we learned California Department of Fish and ...

Man killed by black bear in New Jersey

By Gary Meyer

A Rutgers University senior was killed this week by a black bear on Sunday, Sept. 21 as he and four friends hiked in the Apshawa Preserve in northern New Jersey.

The ...

California bear attacks not reported by state

By Patric Hedlund

We reported last week that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s list of California Black Bear Public Safety Incidents shows 12 bear attacks since 1980. A wild animal attack is defined ...

Social media misfire strikes again

By Patric Hedlund

A mother heard from her El Tejon Middle School student a week ago that students would be banned from displaying the American flag or wearing flag-themed clothes at school. “I posted a ...

Pine Mountain Health Center to open Oct. 4

See the story in The Mountain Enterprise now on newsstands throughout the mountain communities.

A grand opening for the Pine Mountain Health Center will be held noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 at the ...