Breaking News: Wildfire Awareness Expo on May 3

FRAZIER PARK, CA—(Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:20 p.m.) The Kern County Fire Department has released an announcement about a Wildfire Awareness Expo in Frazier Park to provide valuable information on wildfire awareness, hazard reduction, …

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Students shared feasts with their classmates all around the mountain in the Thanksgiving spirit.

(Back)Toby Brault of Rotary, Anne Burnaugh of Family Resource Ctr., Supervisor David Couch D4, Alan Christensen D4, Deborah …

Pilgrims join Indians at Peak to Peak feast

Pilgrims join Indians at Peak to Peak feast

By Finn Franti (3rd grade) with typing by Kelly Franti (aka mom)

The Peak to Peak Mountain Charter School’s Thanksgiving party last week started with a re-enactment of the original Thanksgiving, when the Indians (our …

Controlled burns in the works for Mt. Pinos District

The Los Padres National Forest will launch a series of prescribed burn projects beginning in December to eliminate piled brush on the Mt. Pinos Ranger District.

This process will involve crews lighting piled brush when …

UPDATE – Winter Weather Advisory – Holiday Faire

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Friday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 12:58 p.m.)—National Weather Service’s prediction for the high temperature has been raised to 36 degrees. Vendors are selling holiday gifts and hot soup for shoppers! It’s happening …

AARP prepares to celebrate Christmas

AARP prepares to celebrate Christmas

Music program presented by Celtic Ceilidh

By Maxine Jarvis

Members—y’all come to our AARP potluck meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5.

This will be a fun time for all as we celebrate Christmas.

For the …

Toys for Tots deadlines are near

Do you know children who would like to find something under the Christmas tree this year, but may not because of hard times? Are you wishing to donate toys and gifts to help make this …

Artisans Gallery is abuzz with sights and sounds

Artisans Gallery is abuzz with sights and sounds

By Gary Meyer

There is a lot going on at Artisans Gallery on Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Paintings, photographs, a concert, writers…with so much to see and hear, you may need to bring …

Get Creepy, Get Kooky

Get Creepy, Get Kooky

Frazier Park kid-turned-star Jesse Easely—known on stage as Jesse Sharp—will be joined by the whole creepy and lovable Addams Family on Monday, Dec. 2 at Rabobank Theater, 7:30 p.m. for a one-night-only appearance. The troupe …

Fun in the Village—Select a tree to decorate

Fun in the Village—Select a tree to decorate

On Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. in Pine Mountain Village, individuals and families can “tag a tree” with their name. They will then be designated to decorate that tree (and to remove all decorations after …

Before the Paparazzi

Before the Paparazzi

Hollywood glamour, glitz and star-power are the themes you’ll find mesmerizing in the ‘Before Paparazzi’ photo exhibit and storytelling session by NBC-TV staff photographer Gerald “Jerry” K. Smith 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 7.

Wanted: USFS Recreation advisory committee members

Nominees for an advisory panel is being compiled by the U.S. Forest Service for recreational interests in the Pacific Southwest area. Applications for 11 committee members willing to serve three-year terms are being accepted through …

Treasure Hunt

Saturday, Nov. 30 thru Saturday, Dec. 14

 The Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce Treasure Hunt kicks off on Saturday, Nov. 30, which is Small Business Saturday. Across the country, shoppers are urged to shop with …

News and Features

‘No more wilderness’ says Los Padres plan

A long-awaited U.S. Forest Service management plan for the Los Padres National Forest was released on November 25. It will prohibit motor vehicle use across 300,000 acres of Los Padres forest land, but designates no ...

Homeless vet receives help, Thanksgiving invitation

By Susanne Green

“This is the kind of town where you just know people will come forward to help,” Justen Zimmerman said.

Zimmerman provided the spark of compassion that started the movement to assist a ...