Traffic Updates: Ramp Closures on Northbound I-5


On December24 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the #1 lane (fast lane) on northbound Interstate 5 will be closed from the Frazier Mountain Roadside …

Holiday Happenings and a Letter to Santa

Holiday Happenings and a Letter to Santa

Dear Mr. Claus

I know you’re a busy man with voice mail, and E-mail and all that stuff. I’m sure it can’t be easy running a global enterprise and delivering everything, everywhere, by yourself. The …

Alleged Cover-Up Rips PMC After Bear Poaching Report

Alleged Cover-Up Rips PMC After Bear Poaching Report

By Patric Hedlund and Gary Meyer, with additional reporting by Katy Penland

Pine Mountain Club property owners have plenty to be concerned about, with allegations of possible poaching by a board director having been filed …

Two Puppies Survive from Abandoned Litter

Two Puppies Survive from Abandoned Litter

By Donna Gillesby, Ventura County Animal Control

Two little puppies, Comet and Vixen, are snuggled in their beds, doing what puppies do best— looking cute.

Comet and Vixen are the names Ventura County Animal Regulation …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

Send Mountain Community events to or call 245-3794.

Thursday, December 17

‘Christmas Hang Ups’ Pine Mountain Community Christian School Christmas play 7 p.m. 16301 Askin Drive, Pine Mtn. 242-1025 or

Friday, …

News and Features

County Board Approves Election-Free MAC

‘No Comment’ from Mountain

By Gary Meyer

No members of the Mountain Communities appeared to speak at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, Dec. 15 when they voted unanimously to approve formation of a Municipal ...

Youth Honor Flag and Veterans

By Mary Griffin

The Pine Mountain Learning Center’s Student Council sponsored a special ceremony for local veterans during Veterans Day observations last month.

Representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, as well as ...

Girl Scouts Learn How To Wave Old Glory

The Girl Scouts from Troop 404 performed a flag raising ceremony at Frazier Park Elementary School last month. This was the first time this young troop has done a flag ceremony and it had been ...

Child Car Safety Seats Are Free at CHP

By Gary Meyer

Child car seats can be expensive at around $150 each, especially if you have two or three children who need them.

California law states that children must be properly restrained in an ...