Breaking News: First Solar Lays Off 165

By Patric Hedlund NEENACH – FAIRMONT / ANTELOPE VALLEY, CA (Saturday March 26, 2012 at 6 p.m.)—Amid a swirl of rumors about First Solar, Inc.’s plans regarding Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1), The Mountain …

Ridge Route Run Opens Next Wave of Mountain Fun

Ridge Route Run Opens Next Wave of Mountain Fun

The Ridge Route Run Car Show is the new kid in town that has become an instant success among mountain festivals.

On Saturday, May 26 the streets of Frazier Park will be transformed with this …

Lilac Festival High Fives

Lilac Festival High Fives

By Patric Hedlund

Perfect weather and a spirit of small-town friendliness combined to create a beautiful Lilac Festival weekend May 19-20. Entertainment was in good supply with excellent bands. Crowd-pleasing aerialists and juggling stiltwalkers were …

…But Where’s the Parade?

May 19, 2012

Dear Editor:

I am writing to air my concerns about the current ‘Lilac Festival’ in Pine Mountain.

I have been here for five years, and, along with us all, have been struggling …

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Frazier Man Dies in I-5 Collision

FRAZIER PARK, CALIF. (Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 1205 p.m.)–The deceased driver of the vehicle has been identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office as Rocky Lapham, 35 of Frazier Park.


Chamber to Hear Small Biz Development Center Future

The next meeting for members and visitors to the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce is Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the Los Piños Mexican Restaurant in Lebec.

Angel Cottrell, ...

Weekend Brings Accidents on Frazier Mtn. Park Road

By Gary Meyer

Two crashes on mountain roads this weekend remind drivers to be careful because the other guy might cause an accident.

A traffic collision on Frazier Mountain Park Road at about 7:25 a.m. ...

Ring of Fire Thrills Amateur Astronomers

By Patric Hedlund

Our solar system’s tiny corner of the Milky Way Galaxy provided a light show treat Sunday afternoon, May 20. The moon and the sun did a little tango dance for a couple ...

Four Arrested in Lebec Drug Bust

LEBEC, CA (May 30,2012 at 5:50 a.m.)—Four people were arrested in a Lebec drug house search Tuesday, May 29.

Frazier Park substation deputies, with assistance from Lamont substation and officers from the California Highway Patrol, ...


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