NEWS UPDATES: Orphaned Bear Cubs

NEWS UPDATES: Orphaned Bear Cubs

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, 1 p.m.)—This is a consolidation of bear cub sighting reports since the three orphans were released on Tejon Ranch a week ago. Please begin reading at the bottom.

UPDATE: Released Bear Cub Heads Back to Civilization

NEENACH, Calif. (Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 at 3 p.m.)—Following the capture of a third bear cub in Frazier Park Wednesday night, a couple in Neenach reported that a small bear cub wandered onto their property, …

Runaway Big Rig Kills One Near Tejon

By Mountain Enterprise Staff

Headed home to Fresno on Interstate 5 with four friends, Sumiko Imamura, 67, an office manager for a medical supply firm there, was killed in a tragic crash shortly after 4 …

‘School’ Fire Threatens O’Neill Canyon Homes

'School' Fire Threatens O'Neill Canyon Homes

A fast-moving grass fire that began Monday morning, Aug. 24 around 11:45 a.m. along the west side of Interstate 5 between Lebec and Fort Tejon Roads, threatened 15 homes and burned 65 acres before being …

NEWS UPDATE: Northbound Closures on Interstate 5


SANTA CLARITA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close up to three lanes of the northbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

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Now through Saturday, September 12

  • Vendor applications available for Frazier Mountain Community Church Craft Fair on September 12. $35/table or $50 for two. Deb Rehder …

News and Features

Public Hearings on Local Development

What: Public Hearings before the Kern County Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors for Frazier Park Estates (FPE) and Tejon Mountain Village (TMV)

When:   √ Thursday, Aug. 27 FPE – Planning Commission  7 ...

Kern Planners Propose Trim to Frazier Park Estates Project

By Gary Meyer

The Kern County Planning Department has issued a staff report to the planning commission recommending a drastically scaled-down version of the proposed Frazier Park Estates housing development in Lebec.

The August 27 ...

Library Funds, Service Restored by County

By Patric Hedlund

On August 25 the Kern County Board of Supervisors formally agreed to roll back its previous call for a 31 percent reduction in county library staff. The cuts would have reduced Frazier ...

Frazier Park Substation Sheriff’s Log

This list of law enforcement activity has been released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Frazier Park substation. The names included here are from the public arrest records only. This does not indicate that the Kern ...

Condor Found Strangled in Forest

An Audubon blog, the Santa Barbara Independent, and Los Padres ForestWatch have reported that an endangered California condor, “Number 358—a 4-yearold bird known for being one of the population’s stronger members”— was found dead in ...

Kuekes Bids Farewell at AARP Lunch

Guest speaker for AARP’s first potluck lunch of the new season is retiring District Ranger Tom Kuekes.

AARP Chapter 2915 resumes its monthly noon meetings Thursday, Sept. 3 at Frazier Mountain Park Community Center.

Kuekes ...