The woman screamed, and the intruder fled the area, police said.
Police responded to the area and set up a perimeter but did not locate the suspect.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office also said it was "on scene of (a) spaceship accident."
Virgin Galactic, communicating via Twitter, said the status of the pilots is unknown, but the California Highway Patrol told The Associated Press that there has been one fatality and one major injury.
Once a week, 12-year-old Becca Mann visits Mercy Me Ranch in Veneta to ride horses like Juliette.
"Riding the horses, it helps me because like it like distracts my mind from losing my dad," she said.
Becca's dad Erik died last December from an aggressive form of cancer.
A tragic loss is something Becca and Lori Thomas have in common.
"Losing my dad at 13, I didn't really have anyone come alongside me that could identify with my loss and it was a very lonely journey for me," Lori said.
Now Lori and her husband Stan are working through the grief of losing their youngest daughter Aimee in a car crash last year.
Despite Cylvia Hayes’ recent admission to a “green-card marriage” in 1997 and questions surrounding whether her private consulting business benefited because of her relationship with the governor, Kitzhaber still has a healthy lead over his Republican challenger state Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point in the latest poll conducted for KATU by SurveyUSA.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys agree: David Bowen shot and killed his ex-girlfriend Tammy Borda on December 2, 2013.
They agree Bowen kept Borda's body on his kitchen floor for two weeks before dumping her remains in the woods.
Where they differ is whether Bowen murdered Borda.
Zombie, horror and sci-fi fans fans descended on Atlanta recently for the second annual Walker Stalker Convention.
"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."
From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.
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Kirk Bassett is one of three senior captains for the South Eugene soccer team.
He's been steadily improving since his freshman year and is now the 6A Southwest Conference Player of the Year.
Unbeaten so far this season on the soccer pitch, the Axemen has its sights set high.
Bassett said the goal is to win the state title - and he's confident that if they take care of business, they can do it.
Registered voters aren't the only people hoping to have their voices heard this year.
Students at South Eugene High School held a mock election Thursday.
A rainy end of October with some windy days has left people with a mess to clean up in their yards and gardens.
And there may be some jobs you’ve neglected so far in autumn.