Ray Goren, center, plays guitar with famous Blues players Jamie Powell on second guitar, and Sammy Lee on harmonica. Photo by Michael Palecki
Local Teenager Masters the Blues
By Michael Palecki
At an early age, it became apparent that Ray Goren was a musical prodigy. When he was five years old, he could imitate jazz musicians Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and Oscar Peterson.... Read complete story . . . .
Septic Cleansing and Water Rates Discussed at MAC
By Al Morrissette
The May Wrightwood Municipal Advisory Council held their monthly meeting last Monday, May 20. As part of the MAC’s committee on Business Sewage Treatment, they had Merlin Call share information about septic maintenance.... Read complete story . . . .
Retired Marine, now Congressman, to honor fallen comrades at Wrightwood’s Memorial Day ceremony
Submitted by Tom Pinard
Congressman Paul Cook, representing Wrightwood and the sprawling high desert and mountain regions of eastern California, will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Wrightwood Veterans Memorial Park. Read complete story . . . .
Rising Star students Tae Lee, Noelle Campbell, Michael Hawkins and Adori Howard with Timberline Lions member Bill Swift. Photo by Vicky Rinek
Rising Star program • Timberline Lions Club recognizes students’ accomplishments
By Vicky Rinek
At a recent Timberline Lions Club meeting, Bill Swift introduced four students nominated to the Rising Star Program. The Wrightwood Community building was packed with family and Snowline school staff that gathered to acknowledge the accomplishments of these four students, Michael Hawkins, Noelle Campbell, Adori Howard, and Tae Lee.. .Read complete story . . . .
Young Author Winners at Phelan Elementary
Story, photos by Eileen Marek
Recently, Snowline School District sponsored a Young Authors competition, which resulted in a number of students from the different grade levels creating booklets that demonstrated their imagination and their English skills.
Quail Valley Middle school in Baldy Mesa hosted its first ever STEM night (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), on Friday. On Friday night, students, parents, and the community packed the gymnasium which showcased various business vendors . . Read complete story . . . .