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, …

School Board Candidates Forum Questions 4, 5 and 6

School Board Candidates Forum Questions 4, 5 and 6

Question 4: The board is facing tough decisions regarding closing a school campus. What are your viewpoints on this question?

John Fleming I believe the community can come together and make the best decision for …

School Board Candidates Forum Questions 10 and 11

School Board Candidates Forum Questions 10 and 11

Question 10: In the past, the school district was the largest employer in our area. The loss of students and loss of school district jobs has worsened the impact of the recession on local businesses. …

Consultants offer report as changes continue at ETUSD

Consultants offer report as changes continue at ETUSD

By Patric Hedlund

Consultants Tim Haley and John Story of Pacific Consulting Group (PCG) were scheduled to submit their report on closing an El Tejon Unified School District campus at the Wednesday, Oct. 10 board …

News and Features

First Solar launches four shifts

By Patric Hedlund

Caution, drivers: dangerous two-lane Highway 138 (Avenue D) in the Western Antelope Valley may be loaded with twice as many vehicles through the end of 2012.

First Solar, Inc. announced Tuesday, Oct. ...

Gas prices rocket

Motorists were in shock last week when gasoline prices shot up fifty cents overnight. Some stations closed rather than buy from suppliers at boosted rates; 15 Costco stores closed their pumps.

Prices locally hit $4.70 ...

Missing Hunter Found After 48-hour Search

UPDATE—FRAZIER PARK, CA (Sunday, Oct. 14 5 p.m.)—The missing hunter has been located, Search and Rescue volunters have been informed. The searchers have been brought in from their patrols, including mounted units. See more details ...