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, …

Body found in burning car

By Gary Meyer A body was found inside a vehicle engulfed in flames in the Fairmont area of the Western Antelope Valley on Sunday, March 10. Sheriff’s Watch Commander Lieutenant Daniels confirmed that L. A. …

Mountain Gallery: After the Storm

Mountain Gallery: After the Storm

The spring snow that blew through the Mountain Communities last week inspired local photographers to search out these images Friday morning, March 8.

Barry Ailetcher of Pine Mountain took a dazzling photo of the …

Illegal sign owners to receive letters soon

By Patric Hedlund The scenic view along Frazier Mountain Park Road is about to be reclaimed from the riot of commercial billboards that have sprung up.

Kern County sources said letters will be sent to …

News and Features

Body found in burning car

By Gary Meyer A body was found inside a vehicle engulfed in flames in the Fairmont area of the Western Antelope Valley on Sunday, March 10.  Sheriff’s Watch Commander Lieutenant Daniels confirmed that L. A. ...

Special Easter events

Easter will be Sunday, March 31 this year. Special events for Easter have not all been announced yet. Here are the early birds, with more to come. A special Easter calendar will be published next ...

Kitten and puppy season emergency

March 8, 2013 Dear Editor: This is an immediate call to your readers to help animals this year. Beginning any time now, many cats and dogs will be feeling sexy with the calls of spring ...

Green Dragon’s Birthday Party

Green Dragon Community Farms began its third year on March 6. They celebrated through the week. These photos are some glimpses from Frazier Mountain High School’s Future Farmers of America work day at Florence Cuddy ...

Car burns on I-5 at El Tejon School

LEBEC, CALIFORNIA (Friday, Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:25 a.m.)–A mini-van caught fire and was completely burned this morning on southbound Interstate 5 (the Grapevine) across from El Tejon School. Just before 8 a.m. fire crews ...

ETUSD board receives (belated) training on the law

By Patric Hedlund Four newly-elected El Tejon Unified School District trustees who campaigned on a promise of ‘change’ and a controversial superintendent with a reputation in the district for generating conflict joined together to host ...