Breaking News: Wildfire Awareness Expo on May 3

FRAZIER PARK, CA—(Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:20 p.m.) The Kern County Fire Department has released an announcement about a Wildfire Awareness Expo in Frazier Park to provide valuable information on wildfire awareness, hazard reduction, …

Breaking News: Big Rig vs. Pickup Truck Crash Closes Highway 138

UPDATE – NEENACH/FAIRMONT/WEST ANTELOPE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (Monday, January 14, 2013 at 5:45 p.m.)–Highway 138 (Avenue D) is now open to traffic.

UPDATE – NEENACH/FAIRMONT/WEST ANTELOPE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (Monday, January 14, 2013 at 2:10 p.m.)–An officer …

Family Celebrates Rescue

Family Celebrates Rescue

By Patric Hedund and Gary Meyer

Allison Fitzmorris, 21 was clinging to a rocky ledge surrounded by snow and buffeted by bone-chilling winds on the morning of January 2 as she watched her sister Ariel, …

Mountain Heads to Capitol Hill

Mountain Heads to Capitol Hill

Enterprise reports on fiscal cliff follies in D.C.

By Patric Hedlund

At the end of 2012 the countdown to this nation’s drop over the fiscal cliff in Washington, D.C. was an international story. A …

Sledding fun

Sledding fun

Early winter snows have been gentle, inviting sledding fun from Frazier Mountain Park to Apache Saddle, with good road clearance and easy access.

Phyllis and Rick Throckmorton’s grandsons Quinten, 9 with Connor, 6 from Oxnard …

Jazzberry Sam and the Preserves Win Applause

By Patric Hedlund

The mellow instrumental core of Jazzberry Sam and the Preserves, Brendan Coyle’s quartet, The Preserves will be playing this Friday, Jan. 11, 8-11 p.m. at the Industry Cafe and Jazz Restaurant (6039 …

News and Features

First Solar Layoffs Confirmed

By Patric Hedlund

Ted Meyer, vice president of corporate communications for First Solar, Inc. confirmed this week that construction on Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1) is proceeding according to schedule. The work of the ...

David Couch sworn in as 4th District Supervisor

By Alan Christensen, Dist. 4 staff

David Couch was sworn into office January 7 in a private ceremony in his district office. He served 14 years as a Bakersfield City Council member prior to winning ...

Schools review security plans

By Patric Hedlund

In a show of responsiveness to community concerns and initiative by board members, El Tejon Unified School District (ETUSD) scheduled review of school security plans for its first meeting of the new ...

Green Dragon sailing forward

First community garden permit to be granted by Kern County

By Patric Hedlund

On January 3 a hearing held by the Kern County Planning and Community Development Department in Bakersfield appeared to prove the truth ...