Breaking News: Update: Lockwood Valley Fire 100% Contained

UPDATE, (Wednesday, Nov. 18, 9:00 a.m.)—The U.S. Forest Service announced 100% containment of the Yellow Jacket fire today. A total of 15 acres were burned.

UPDATE, (Tuesday, Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m.)—The U.S. Forest Service estimates …

Who Was Jukka?

Who Was Jukka?

Mystery Seen in Death of Finnish Man Last Week

By Patric Hedlund

We had to look twice. Last week 23,000 pages on our website were viewed by people from Finland seeking to learn what …

Gorman School Students Meet WW II Veteran

Gorman School Students Meet WW II Veteran

Veterans Day Events

By Gary Meyer

To help Gorman School honor Veterans Day, U.S. Army veteran Richard Hoegh, 88 told them the story of his experiences during World War II in France and Germany—including his …

Audit of High School ASB Funds to Proceed

Reported by Katy Penland

The Board of Trustees of the El Tejon Unified School District voted 3-2 to extend the investigation into ASB funds irregularities back to years 2006-07 and 2007-08.

At the Wednesday, Nov. …

Celebration for the New Library Was a Great Show

Celebration for the New Library Was a Great Show

About 200 people took part in the groundbreaking ceremonies for Frazier Park’s new library at Frazier Mountain Park Saturday, Nov. 7. Kern County Director of Libraries Diane Duquette hosted.

The program tells the tale of …

AYSO Soccer Highlights (uncut) and Slideshow

U-8 Tiger Sharks vs. The Red Dragons By Ronni Wilde

The U-8 Tiger Sharks faced The Red Dragons Saturday on a cold and cloudy day. Although the team lost to the Dragons, the Sharks played …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

Thursday, November 12

  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s mobile office hours 10-11 a.m. Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park. For appointments call (661) 327-3611.
  • Assemblymember Jean Fuller’s mobile office hours 3-5 p.m. Family …

News and Features

400 Receive H1N1 Flu Vaccination

There is always a story behind the story, but the short version is that Scott Robinson of Pine Mountain called the Kern County Health Department seeking an H1N1 vaccination clinic for this area. They agreed. ...

New Trial Date Set for Schaffer

The new date set for a jury trial for James Schaffer of Lebec, on multiple counts of lewd acts with a minor under 14, is February 1, 2010.

One Dies in I-5 Crash Near El Tejon School

On Monday, Nov. 9 at 5:04 a.m. a 23-year-old Bakersfield man was driving his 1990 Toyota pickup northbound on I-5 near the Fort Tejon Road overpass. When his vehicle drifted onto the right shoulder, he ...

Bor Horse Abuse Trial Set for Dec. 9

Ernie, Joan and Cecelia Bor, formerly of Lockwood Valley’s Cochema Ranch, were in Ventura County Superior Court on Wednesday, Oct. 28. A trial date was set for December 9.

They all entered “not guilty” pleas ...