NEWS ALERT: California Power Grid Under “Flex Alert”

California ISO Declares Flex-Alert

With a significant heat wave bearing down on California and the West this week and wild fires posing potential threats to the California power grid, the California Independent System Operator Corporation …

NEWS ALERT: Smoke From Remote Fires Rattles Nerves

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (Monday, July 7, 2008 at 5 p.m.) — Smoke from coastal and inland fires has prompted numerous calls to The Mountain Enterprise office from mountain residents asking if there are fires burning …

Lockwood Valley Man Dies in House Fire

Lockwood Valley Man Dies in House Fire

By Gary Meyer

LOCKWOOD VALLEY — A Lockwood Valley man died the morning of Friday, June 27 in a house fire at Adams Trail and Curtis Trail.

Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Bill Nash said …

Cannon Roar and Fireworks Mark July Fourth

Cannon Roar and Fireworks Mark July Fourth

By Kat Fair

Yes, fireworks in the forest: The Mountain Shakespeare Festival will host a patriotic evening of Old Time Radio Theater, music, and fireworks in the Pine Mountain Village Gazebo on July 4 at …

Editorial: Naked Paradise

The people of the Mountain Communities see the Kern County Fire Department as the most service-oriented agency of county government. The firefighters who work here are inspiring. They are passionate about doing their jobs well. …

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

This piece of paper is one of the great treasures of human history and it belongs to you and me.

On July 4, 1776, 56 people stepped forward to sign a Declaration of Independence.

Representatives …

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Local Archers Win State Honors

Nine year old Fletcher Matthews of Pine Mountain took second place in the 2008 State Field Archery Championship. This tournament was held in six different locations throughout the state.

Fletcher competed in Pasadena on June ...