Breaking News: Missing Youths Found

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Tuesday, July 24, 2013)—All four youths have been found. Two (see below) at a local toy store in Frazier Park and two in Los Angeles. A truck reported stolen from Cuddy Valley …

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, …

Resignation accepted from embattled superintendent

Resignation accepted from embattled superintendent

By Patric Hedlund

Behind the scenes, observers have been aware of week after week of meetings in closed session for the El Tejon Unified School District Trustees, with the same agenda item: “1. Public employee …

EDITORIAL—Breaking up with Kleier is expensive

By Patric Hedlund, Editor

It was never a marriage made in heaven. In retrospect, it seemed like the path was rocky from the start. Literally. Giant boulders and unstable, rock-laden fill dirt had to be …

Indictments delivered for ring of mail thieves

By Gary Meyer

Five people were indicted at the end of May on felony charges for the theft of mail from United States Post Office boxes in the Kern County area.

Kern County Sheriff’s Sgt. …

Rancho fire in Digier Canyon 95% contained

Rancho fire in Digier Canyon 95% contained

UPDATE: LEBEC, CA (Monday, July 22 at 8:08 P.m.)— The Kern County Fire Department has issued this statement this evening. It definitely reads like a ‘winding down’ summary. To see more about the actual fire, …

Quake rumbles just north of Frazier Park

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11:35 a.m.)—A small earthquake jolted Frazier Park at 10:34 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake came in the form of a short burst and …

News and Features

Marijuana fields located above Lake of the Woods

It was near the beginning of May this year when growers began cultivating four separate plots of marijuana seedlings above Lake of the Woods, investigators were speculating this week. Up in the Tecuya Ridge area, ...

Resignation accepted from embattled superintendent

By Patric Hedlund

Behind the scenes, observers have been aware of week after week of meetings in closed session for the El Tejon Unified School District Trustees, with the same agenda item: “1. Public employee ...

Valley Voices—Valley Fever cases up 545%

By Patric Hedlund

A stiff wind gusting across the desert grabbed my car door like an overeager valet as I tried to step out to go to a meeting in the Western Antelope Valley on ...