Kidnapped Oregon Woman Found in Frazier Park

Kidnapped Oregon Woman Found in Frazier Park

By Patric Hedlund

One can only guess at the family drama that led two Oregon brothers to fight over custody of their 85-year-old mother, but one of them is in the Kern County Jail as …

Elder Abuse Charges Detailed in Court Records

Elder Abuse Charges Detailed in Court Records

By Patric Hedlund and Gary Meyer

Mary Pillow is surrounded by loving neighbors. In May she rode in a convertible, waving to her Pine Mountain community as Grand Marshal for the Lilac Festival parade.

A …

OpEd: It’s Time to Unify

By Richard Skaggs, President of the Oso Town Council

Watching a new neighbor move in next door is always a source of concern.

Maybe you’ll become best buddies. Maybe you’ll just be polite to each …

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Shoulder to Shoulder

July 25, 2011 Dear Editor:

This is an open letter sent to California’s U.S. Senators and Congressmembers:

Please take into consideration that it is wrong to exclude the idea of discontinuing subsidies and tax breaks ...

Museum Picnic Draws a Crowd

By Gary Meyer

The Ridge Route Communities Museum and Historical Society’s Annual Community Picnic brought about 60 people together for barbecued hamburgers, hot dogs and local history.

Residents and out-of-town visitors were curious about the ...

Note from the Museum

By Susan Amon, Ridge Route Museum Event Coordinator

A big thank you to everyone who attended the Ridge Route Museum’s Annual Membership and Community Picnic Saturday, July 16. We had a nice crowd in attendance, ...