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Breaking News: Woman flown to hospital after accident

LAKE OF THE WOODS, CA (Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:45 p.m.)—A woman who was a passenger in a vehicle with her daughter and granddaughter was transported to the medevac helipad in Lebec with moderate to major injuries. Their vehicle was rear-ended by a Ford F-350 on Friday, May 3 just after 3 p.m. The driver of the Ford said he’d had a sneezing attack just before the accident. See the story in The Mountain Enterprise, May 10 edition.

Breaking News: Frazier Mtn Park Road on-ramp and Gorman southbound off-ramp now open

GORMAN, CA (Friday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.) — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.

Closures for this project had been suspended for the winter and have recently begun again. Motorists should expect regular closures at multiple locations in the project area through November 2013.

NOW OPEN: The southbound I-5 Gorman Road off-ramp and
southbound I-5 Frazier Mountain Park Road on-ramp have been reopened.

Breaking News: Questions about man with binoculars near Frazier Park School

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Thursday, May 2, 2013 at noon.)—Yesterday a letter went out to parents from Frazier Park School about an incident that took place last Friday, April 26. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the campus to investigate a report about a man seen about 100 feet away from the school, in a tree with binoculars.

FBI investigates Pilot Flying J for alleged fraud

FBI investigates Pilot Flying J for alleged fraud

By Patric Hedlund

We’ve all seen the drill in Hollywood movies and in too many newscasts in recent years: computers and boxes of files are carried out of corporate headquarters by men and women wearing …

Hearing on Tejon Indian Tribe is May 4

Hearing on Tejon Indian Tribe is May 4

By Patric Hedlund

In April 2012, a unique memo astonished Native American people across North America. Larry Echo Hawk, Federal Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, issued a “Re-Affirmation of Federal Recognition …

Scott Jeffrey Andrews

Scott Jeffrey Andrews

March 8, 1992 — April 17, 2013 In loving memory

Scott was born on March 8, 1992 to David and Gayle Andrews in Pasadena, CA. He lived in Piñon Pines for 21 years. Scott spent …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing plus Regular Weekly and Monthly Events

Rotating display at the Ridge Route Communities Museum for April is Family, Faith and Fun, An Easter ‘Remembering’ (3515 Park Drive, behind Frazier Park Post Office). See German Steiff mohair Easter animals, early Mountain Community church gatherings, family events, Easter egg hunts. Museum hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-4 p.m. (661-245-7747). Fun for the family.

News and Features

School Safety Task Force: Mission Accomplished

The El Tejon Unified School District Ad Hoc School Safety Task Force completed its effort to put together a comprehensive emergency management plan on Monday, April 22. Next comes staff training and drills with students ...

Gettin’ Physical at Magic Mountain

Frazier Mountain High School’s Physics Day at Magic Mountain was a field trip for seniors. They applied their lessons—especially Newton’s Laws of Motion—to a real-world setting. “It makes these concepts less abstract and more relatable,” ...

College student found dead by road to Mt. Pinos

The Mountain Enterprise has received official confirmation that the body of the young man found deceased in a green Honda on Burbank Road, just west of the Mil Potrero ‘Y,’ has been identified, and the ...

Lebec man charged with molesting 13-year-old

A 22-year-old Lebec man was arrested Friday, April 19 on a warrant from the Kern County District Attorney’s Office for committing a lewd or lascivious act with a child under 14 years of age.