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Freedom Plaza/Visitor Center Grand Opening, June 30

Freedom Plaza/Visitor Center Grand Opening, June 30

To celebrate and recognize the great contributions of the men and women throughout all of the branches of the military, we'll be opening our new Freedom Plaza on June 30, 2016, at the corner of Curry ...

Start Me Up

We’ve had a Start menu in Windows since Windows 95. It’s changed a bit in every version of Windows until that darn Windows 8 came along. I think some folks at Microsoft took a look at PC and...

Not So Long Ago

I was just reading Jon Hammond's fine article about local man, Rufus Thomas, showing his realistic miniature reproductions of the once common oil derricks which, at one time, dotted the countryside. ...

School Board update

Anna Hoffmann, Dean of Students for Tehachapi Independent Learning Academy updated the school board on the successful first year of the program. TILA is a K-12 institution. According to Hoffmann,...

Exercise and Dementia

I went to an all-day seminar yesterday for updates on dementia in general including Alzheimer’s disease. The speaker was a neurologist who is also a researcher in the field. Among the topics explored were whether any particular foods could slow...

Welcome Nannette Keller

For those of you who have not visited the new boutique, Nannette Keller, at 116 South Robinson across from City Hall, be prepared for a feast of color and style for all women. The Nannette Keller...

Hooray for USDA, and Other Stuff

This fall, the USDA home loan program is reducing its mortgage insurance premiums, which will make its loan program more affordable than ever. In context, it means that using USDA financing to buy a...

Electing Delayed Social Security Retirement Benefits – Part 1

You can elect to delay receiving Social Security retirement benefits You can choose to delay receiving Social Security retirement benefits until you are past normal (full) retirement age. Perhaps you ...

WWII, Korea Battle Veteran Enlisted at 15

Playwrights Festival 2016 at the BeeKay

Howdy, folks! It's that time of year again! When the Tehachapi Community Theater (TCT) presents its 7th "Playwrights' Festival" held at Tehachapi's beautiful BeeKay Theater. This year's festival will ...

Drama Day Camp, Fun in July

Tehachapi Community Theatre (TCT) will hold a Drama Day Camp this summer directed by Monica Nadon. "Campers" will have fun while learning the basics of acting for the theatre. They will learn theatre ...