Frazier Park Estates Vote Is for 557 Homes

Frazier Park Estates Vote Is for 557 Homes

A unanimous vote by the Kern County Board of Supervisors May 11 certified the proposal by Frank Arciero, Jr.’s Fallingstar Homes for the 557-home Frazier Park Estates project in Lebec.

For some who had fought …

Lilac Festival This Weekend

Lilac Festival This Weekend

Lilac Festival is this weekend, May 15- 16. This is our mountain’s favorite rite of spring—the celebration after the snows are finally cleared from the roads and flowers start blooming again without getting frostbite. The …

Over 130 Cats Removed from Cause 4 Cats in Lebec

Over 130 Cats Removed from Cause 4 Cats in Lebec

By Patric Hedlund, Gary Meyer, Chuck Noble and community reporters

A major operation was conducted at the Cause 4 Cats facility in Lebec on May 6. A convoy of vehicles occupied Circle Drive, including Kern …

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Discovering Bears-And Bear Ears-at the Museum

By Gary Meyer

Who says you can’t touch stuff at the museum? On Saturday, May 8, kids were cutting things, squirting glue, sticking fur on it and generally making quite a mess—all so each could ...

Benefit for Amber Kelch’s Family Was ‘Amazing’

Senior Water Operator for Frazier Park Public Utilities District Cheryl Mackey found love and reunions in the wake of tragedy. At a benefit Saturday, May 8 (to raise funds for the funeral of her daughter, ...

Tragedy Averted in 2 a.m. Home Fire

Are Your Smoke Alarms Working?

An early morning fire at a California Trail house in Frazier Park on Monday, May 12 could have turned deadly, but quick action from a sheriff’s deputy and the Kern ...

PMLC Student Council Collects ‘Pennies for Peace’

By Sarah Robinson

The Pine Mountain Learning Center students are collecting “Pennies for Peace.” Their big push will wrap up at this weekend’s Lilac Festival.

Collection jars have been placed from Pine Mountain to Lebec.