Fires at mountain’s front and back doors

By Gary Meyer

Two wildfires—one Saturday, June 23 in Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area (the Hill fire) to the east and another on Friday, June 29 on Wind Wolves Preserve (the Emigdio fire) near …

Fort Tejon wins reprieve to stay open

Fort Tejon wins reprieve to stay open

By Patric Hedlund

Fort Tejon State Historic Park will stay open this year, despite a death sentence issued by Sacramento in May 2011.

California State Parks officials announced on June 28 (after The Mountain Enterprise …

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Fatal accident takes woman’s life on Peace Valley Road

UPDATE—Community shares memories of Sherry Pimentel. UPDATE—LEBEC, CA (Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.)—Mournful calls and remembrances of Sherry Pimentel are now being shared in the community, as those who knew and loved her ...

License your dog locally

Reported by Anne Weber, MCFRC, Inc.

Good news! No more trips down to Bakersfield to make your dog pal a legal canine citizen of Kern County. No more waiting for the process through the mail. ...


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Bear facts

By Dennis Phillips, Los Padres Estates Board

O’Neil Canyon in Lebec is inundated with bears!

Since May, bears have been in and around my yard, in our neighborhood’s ...

Mountain youth may win trip to Wash., D.C.

By Deputy David Lidgett

The Lamont Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL) is going to Washington, D.C. on June 24- July 1, 2013. The Lamont SAL extends an invitation to one individual from the Mountain Communities to ...

Repairs on Grapevine to close Interstate 5 lanes

From Monday July 9 through Friday, July 13, Caltrans contractors will be closing lanes in each direction, north and southbound, for pavement repairs. The southbound I-5 onramp from Gorman may also be closed.

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