UPDATE—LAKE OF THE WOODS / LOCKWOOD VALLEY, CA (Thursday, Jan. 19 at 8:46 a.m.)—Information officer for Los Padres National Forest, Andew Madsen, sent this note at 8:41 a.m. in which he refers to television news …

The Heroes Who Kept Sports Programs Alive

The Heroes Who Kept Sports Programs Alive

Parents Raise over $40,000 so Kids Can Play

By Patric Hedlund

Last summer, parents and students turned out in droves, hundreds of them, to fight to keep their interscholastic competitive sports programs at Frazier Mountain …

Athlete Killed in Pine Mountain Accident

Athlete Killed in Pine Mountain Accident

By Patric Hedlund

A 19-year-old Thousand Oaks woman was killed in a bicycling accident in Pine Mountain on New Year’s Eve morning. Sarah Galbawy was riding down the steep grade of Woodland Drive at about …

Investigation Closed on Death of Bobcat in Trap

Investigation Closed on Death of Bobcat in Trap

California Department of Fish and Game investigators said this week that the inquiry into the death of a bobcat left to die inside a “live trap” in the Pine Mountain community is now a closed …

News and Features

Brush Fire Burning in Lockwood Valley

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at 12:32 p.m.)–Community reporter Chuck Noble brought photos showing a corral, barn and trailer where the fire appears to have started. Click through the photos at right to ...

Space Station Passes Over Frazier Mountain

By Jim and Fae Lumsden

These photos show our experiment to record the International Space Station (ISS) on January 6, 2012, as seen from our Eagle’s Perch home at 6,000 feet. This is our “inholding” ...

Kern County Jobless Rate Is Dropping

Kern County’s unemployment rate dropped from 16.2 percent in December 2010 to 13.4 percent in November 2011. Local unemployment rates followed the same trends as the state and national average during the nationwide economic downturn. ...

Economic Development on our Doorstep

Congress has been snipping away at the federal budget, cutting some rural development programs. We asked Angel Cottrell to report how our local programs are affected.

By Angel Cottrell, SBDC of WEV

Services of our ...

High Speed Rail Grapevine Alignment Loses Support

By Gary Meyer and Patric Hedlund

The staff of California’s High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) released a study on January 9 that recommends the agency drop further consideration of an Interstate 5 Grapevine alignment for ...