Breaking News: Fire Damages Home in Frazier Park

Reported by Patric Hedlund

FRAZIER PARK-(Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, 10 a.m.)—There was a fire at 953 Walnut Trail, reported at 7:48 p.m. on Friday Oct. 22. According to Captain Tony Martinez of the Kern County …

New Oaks Planted at Library

New Oaks Planted at Library

By Patric Hedlund

The skies may have been weeping the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 19, but many people in Frazier Park felt a spark of hope, despite the rain, as two 20-foot oak trees were …

Falcon Homecoming

Falcon Homecoming

Photos and report by Sara Woerter

On October 15 the Frazier Mountain High School Falcons celebrated their annual homecoming. Falcon junior varsity and varsity teams played against the Desert High School Scorpions of Edwards Air …

Ghost Stories Start Early on the Mountain

Ghost Stories Start Early on the Mountain

Photos and Report by Patric Hedlund (with help from Adelyn Halfand)

Ghosts and apparitions from the dark nights of 1856 were gliding through the dry grass on Saturday, Oct. 16, haunting Fort Tejon State Historic …

School District Could Lose $846,000

School District Could Lose $846,000

133 Fewer Students Enrolled Now than in October 2009

By Patric Hedlund

News of the drop in enrollment at El Tejon Unified School District campuses led the trustees’ meeting October 13. The superintendent reported that …

OpEd: We Can Fix It

OpEd: We Can Fix It

By Larry Skiba

At the high school, below, the upholstery on the weight bench is shredded and, right, the weight machines are held together with duct tape in a dim workout room.

The workout room …

Soccer Highlights

Soccer Highlights

Soccer Highlights: October 23, 2010

U-12 Legacy vs. Rebels Reported by Catherine Hallmark The U-12 Legacy (coached by Laura Raymond and Loren Graham, no sponsor) and Rebels (coached by Matt and Cristal Vivirito, sponsored by …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

Ongoing through October–November

  • Submit your local business for a free listing in the December ‘Shop the Mountain’ issue of The New Mountain Pioneer through November 19. Use the form on pg. 13 of this …

News and Features

Fantasy of Lights Parade Update

By Michi Knight

Plans for this year’s Fantasy of Lights festival and parade keep getting more awesome. Vendors will be open from 12-5 p.m., followed by the parade. All floats will have beautiful lights. With ...