26,000 Teachers Laid Off Statewide

26,000 Teachers Laid Off Statewide

11 May Lose Jobs at ETUSD

By Patric Hedlund

More than 26,000 California teachers and other school staff have received “pink slips” as of March 13, which is the last business day before the annual …

Student Scientists Score Big at County Science Fair

Student Scientists Score Big at County Science Fair

Friends and family cheered the 11 local students who took experiments to the 22nd annual Kern County Regional Science Fair in Bakersfield March 17. Nine of them came home with awards. Six of these, it …

Gigi Day Is on Her Way Home

Gigi Day Is on Her Way Home

It was a terrible accident the day before Thanksgiving that put AARP President (and semiprofessional ballroom dancer) Gigi Day, 80 into Bakersfield hospitals for three and a half months battling critical injuries. An armored vehicle …

News and Features

Students Seek Missing Funds

Nick Onyshko, president for the Associated Student Body (ASB) of Frazier Mountain High School told El Tejon Unified School District Trustees Wednesday, March 11 that newly obtained ASB records show that about $10,000 may still ...

New Times Roll at Local Bank

By Pam Sturdevant

Food, drink and friendly chat were flowing like bills from an ATM at the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce February 26 mixer hosted by Antelope Valley Bank, which is a division of ...

Opinion: We Can Become a Tourism Mecca

OPINION by Peter Kjenaas

I reported to the Kern County Parks and Recreation Master Plan consultants that I wholeheartedly support the idea of a Performing Arts Complex here on the mountain.

Clearly local and regional ...