Fort Tejon Hosts Booming Fourth of July Picnic

Fort Tejon Hosts Booming Fourth of July Picnic

By Patric Hedlund

Retired Kern County Sheriff’s Detective Kerry D. Savee, riding his trusty steed Mary, spent this Fourth of July playing the role of Sgt. Louis Welton, a Fort Tejon Dragoon in 1856. Welton …

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  • Sign up for the 43rd Annual Fiesta Days contests and tournaments (Queen, Parade, Pet Show, Hack Tournament and more) by downloading entry forms from www., emailing or by calling 661-431-8260 …

Breaking News: Pine Mountain Pool Open

PINE MOUNTAIN (Thursday, July 15, 2010, 7:30 a.m.)—The Pine Mountain Club pool is open again, after a thorough cleaning of all surfaces and a "chlorine blast" of the water.

PINE MOUNTAIN (Tuesday, July 13, 2010, …

News and Features

What Does ‘Buy Local’ Really Mean?

By Gary Meyer

A few months ago I asked Frazier Park Lumber (Ace Hardware) owner Harry Spyrka whether anyone had asked him to bid on the lumber for a building project up the street. He ...

Twins Win Awana’s Top Award

The completion of 12 years of hard work and service by Pine Mountain sisters Amy and Wendy Mack, both 17, was marked by presentation of the Awana Citation Award at Grace Baptist Church in Santa ...

Little Bit of Wildlife Seeks Public Participation

By Patrice Stimpson, LBOW

After a rash of human-caused wildlife injuries and deaths last summer, four Mountain Community animal advocates realized that the nearest licensed wildlife rehabilitation centers were located miles away.

Vicki Bingaman, Suzy ...