A Happy Thanksgiving Feast

A Happy Thanksgiving Feast

A Happy Thanksgiving Feast was served in Michelle Penner’s Frazier Park School kindergarten class with the help of a dozen moms, dads and a grandma on the last day of school before Thanksgiving Holiday.

“What …

My Grand Adventure

My Grand Adventure

In Hollywood

By Christine Anderson, Piñon Pines

I am a handbell specialist— you name it, I do it: sales rep, concert solo handbell ringer, festival conductor, workshop clinician, composer, arranger and handbell editor for a …

Why Didn’t the Chamber Host Holiday Faire?

By Rachel Unell, MCCOC

As the community is aware, the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce could not host the Holiday Faire and Fantasy of Lights Parade this year.

It was an extremely difficult decision, but …

Driver Rolls Vehicle to Miss Dogs in Road

Driver Rolls Vehicle to Miss Dogs in Road

By Gary Meyer

A passenger vehicle traveling west on Frazier Mountain Park Road in Lake of the Woods on Monday, Nov. 21 just after 9:30 a.m. swerved to miss two dogs in the roadway and …

Tait Ranch Rumors


Please plan to come to a community forum at La Sierra Restaurant in Frazier Park on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:15 p.m. to ask your questions in person about the changes planned at Tait …

Road Grump

Road Grump

November 14, 2011 Dear Editor:

After years of need we finally got our Frazier Mountain Park and Cuddy Valley Roads repaved. Too bad we got such a “half fast” job, with bare spots, ruts and …

News and Features

Four Lost Hikers Found on Mount Pinos

Reported by Gary Meyer, written by Patric Hedlund

MOUNT PINOS, CA (Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 at 11:40 p.m.)—Southern Kern County Search and Rescue, two helicopters  (one a Kern County Sheriff’s craft), about five KCSO units ...

Friends of the Library Have Big Visions-and a Board

By Patric Hedlund

It may have been the magic of her homemade snickerdoodles, but Bethel Billesbach’s first meeting of the Friends of the Library (FOL) Saturday, Nov. 19 couldn’t have gone better. As a “treasurer ...

Seeing Smoke?

Controlled Burns To Begin Here

Kern County Fire Department hand crews, along with U.S. Forest Service crews, will be burning hazardous vegetation slash piles in the Frazier Mountain area when weather and air quality permits.


Film Work Is Up For Cinematographer

We’re Thankful for…

Times have been very tough in most sectors of the economy for these past two years, so we’re happy to report some of the good news shared with us by our readers. ...

Questions Flow About New ‘Smart’ Meters

By Patric Hedlund

Customers from Frazier Park to Pine Mountain have been notified by Southern California Edison (SCE) that their analog electricity meters will be replaced in the next few weeks with digitally networked ‘smart ...