Breaking News: Fire at First Solar Alarms Fairmont

UPDATE LANCASTER, CA (Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.)—First Solar, Inc., the company which appears to be responsible for the activities that led to a range fire starting at about 170th between Avenues C …

Breaking News: Ventucopa Man Dies in Vehicle Rollover

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Monday, July 4, 2011 at 2:10 p.m.)–The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the decedant as Edward Breedlove, 38 of Ventucopa.

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Monday, July 4, 2011 at 9:40 a.m.)–A …

Breaking News: Hit and Run Driver Arrested in Lebec

Hit and Run Driver Arrested in Lebec

LEBEC, CA (Friday, July 1, 2011 at 10 a.m.)–CHP has released its report on the hit and run collision which occurred yesterday on Lebec Road. The CHP report follows, edited for clarity:

On 6/30/2011 at …

Mountain Shakespeare Festival Runs Through July

Mountain Shakespeare Festival Runs Through July

Two plays performed by the Mountain Shakespeare Festival will have you laughing one night and crying the next.

Bullshot Crummond will split your sides with laughter at the antics of the British man of action …

Fort Tejon Needs Your Help

Fort Tejon Needs Your Help

By John Fuess, Cuddy Valley

I started at Fort Tejon in 1991 with historical reenactment as a U.S. Army Dragoon. My horse “Red” likes to come with me. In 1996 I started doing Civil War …

Gorman School Celebrates Its Roots and Its Graduates

Gorman School Celebrates Its Roots and Its Graduates

Photos and Notes by Martin Schmidt

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich was the graduation speaker for the Gorman Elementary School eighth gade graduation on June 8. He spoke about making good choices today to …

News and Features

No Fireworks Allowed in Los Padres National Forest

The Mountain Communities are surrounded on all sides by the Los Padres National Forest. Many here remember having to evacuate when wildfires threatened our homes.

By Joe Pasinato, USFS

The use or possession of fireworks, ...

Mountain Top Video Celebrates 10th Year

By Gary Meyer

Mountain Top Video celebrated its 10th year in business with a customer appreciation day on June 11 at their Frazier Park location, next to Caveman Cavey’s Pizza.

“It was the best turnout ...

Talk to the Animals: Taking Care of Your Pets

You’ll have a chance to learn more about taking care of your favorite pet at an unlikely place this month: our local library. They will also have pets there seeking adoption.

On July 14, at ...

Focus Students Shine for Year-End Recital and Art Show

10 Years of Service

By Teresa LeGault and Gigi Nommensen

Frazier Mountain Focus Central celebrated its 10th anniversary by inviting families and friends to share their students’ achievements this year.

The show highlighted the many ...

Who Couldn’t Use a Free Tool Chest?

By Gary Meyer

Ace Hardware’s Harry Spyrka recruited customer Len Alberti—who happened to be walking past the command desk—to pull the winning entry for the “Craftsman Dad’s Day Tool Chest Giveaway” on Tuesday, June 28. ...