Gorman School Wins Kudos from Governor Schwarzenegger

Gorman School Wins Kudos from Governor Schwarzenegger

School Doubles in Size and Jumps 105 Points in Academic Performance Tests

By Patric Hedlund

Just sixteen months ago Martin Schmidt sat down with reporters for lunch at the newly-opened Ranch House Restaurant in Lebec. …

Breaking News: Lunar Eclipse Tonight

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Monday, Dec. 20, 1 p.m.)—Tonight, at 11:41 p.m. the Mountain Communities will be able to view the first lunar eclipse to coincide with the Winter Solstice in 400 years. Here’s hoping the …

Shop the Mountain

Shop the Mountain

By Michelle Maga

From the Holiday Shopping Wars Frontline:

In my travels off the hill to run errands, I inevitably did some Christmas shopping. The throngs at the mall, fighting for any open slot to …

Speaking of Lights…

By Patric Hedlund

The deadline is quickly approaching for the lights to go dark on Mt. Pinos Way in Frazier Park.

Before building began on the streetscape improvements to the commercial area of Frazier …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

Ongoing through December

  • Work of HeART Gallery features a group show in December.
  • Bandit live 6 p.m. at La Sierra Restaurant every Tuesday in Dec. (3500 Mt. Pinos Way)

Thursday, December 16

News and Features

Hardship Funds For Utility Bills Still Available

By Anne Weber

If you are having trouble paying your utility bill, the Mountain Communities Family Resource Center (MCFRC) has an Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) with Southern Cal Edison. There is $816 still available from ...

Kids in Need Get Quilts from Scrappers Guild

By Carol Wiersma

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, ten members of the Pine Mountain Scrappers Quilt Guild delivered 106 quilts and 106 pillow case tote bags to the Jamison Children’s Center in Bakersfield.

The donation also ...

Party Spirit Launches Season of Holiday Fun

The Pine Mountain Village Merchants invited members of the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce to a Christmas party December 9 at the new Wine Gallery in Pine Mountain Village. Those at the well-attended event enjoyed ...

Tri-County Watchdogs Win Another Grant

The Rose Foundation’s Grassroots fund announced a $4,000 grant to the Tri-County Watchdogs on December 14.

It said the funds are “to support pollution monitoring, public education and litigation regarding the impacts of development and ...

Research on ICE Raids Continues

By Patric Hedlund

At 4:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, things were about to change for a family on Maple Trail in Frazier Park. That is when plainclothes officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...