A Mixed Bag
Here you will find a collection of articles that fit in their own niche.
Find articles and authors who are in their own niche. Here you will read local human interest stories and articles on various topics.
$250K to rescue • 11-May-2013
A check for $250,000 from the Tehachapi Foundation for Health and Wellness (formerly ..
‘Will We Remember on Memorial Day’ • 11-May-2013
By Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II (retired) Will you enjoy the barbeque? Buy a Poppy? How ab..
A Little Help • 11-May-2013
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher I recently had a reading of my fair tale play that I m..
Americorps NCCC Trail Work (2013) • 11-May-2013
by Sarah Neill KEENE, CA. – Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) has as..
Armed Revolution? Really.... • 11-May-2013
A wild camel gives kisses to a visitor at the ranch. by Diana Frieling Just read ..
Arrastra Display Updated • 11-May-2013
Left to Right: Daniel Wight, Dennis Smith, Garrett Sebra, Tim Sebra, Nico Torres, Scott Con..
The freshened west-facing facade wall, which is the original 1936 structure of poured concr..
California Wonder • 11-May-2013
by Natalie Brooks I love springtime in Tehachapi. Especially on those rare occasions in..
Camp Kiya Adds New Faces to the Teaching Staff • 11-May-2013
Jason Theiste (pictured) will be teaching old-time and bluegrass styles of fiddling at Camp..
Dr. Madge and Dr. Harold • 11-May-2013
by Pat Gracey Doctors Madge and Harold Schlotthauer came to Tehachapi in 1932 and found..
First is the Rod • 11-May-2013
by Craig R. Stockton, owner of Treasures eConsignment Welcome to the first article i..
Forde Shorts 05/11/2013 • 11-May-2013
David Reed Home boy returns – When David Reed, whose family roots run ..
Mojave has been awarded membership in Union Pacific’s Train Town USA Registry as part of U..
Mother’s Day • 11-May-2013
My mom and me. Photo by Cathy Sibley by Cathy Sibley Did you know that according to..
Mother's Day (2013) • 11-May-2013
by Justina Engen, guest columnist. Happy Mother’s Day! (Especially to those new mother..
Stallion to vote on expanding police dept. • 11-May-2013
"We can’t cover 24 hours a day with just three people,” Stallion Springs Police..
Tehachapi PD swears in 3 officers • 11-May-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Three Tehachapi police offers who were sworn in privately mo..
The Magic of Eighth Grade • 11-May-2013
Kyla (left) and Christina (right) showing off their great works of art. Picture provided. ..
The Making of a Train Geek • 11-May-2013
by Bruce Gripkey For those of you out there in Tehachapi-land that know me very well, t..
U-2 Spyplane was Built in Oildale, CA • 11-May-2013
Recent photo of U-2 over Tehachapi Mountains – Greg “Coach” Nelson, Lockh..
Who Hands Out Red Poppies and Why • 11-May-2013
by Jean Nasser The American Legion was formed in 1919. In Tehachapi Post 221 was for..
Wonderful Tribute to Tehachapi • 02-May-2013
Joanne Woolf, accompanied by Saida Woolf and Carli Trillo, surprise congregation with song ..
Canine Creek Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting April 22 • 27-Apr-2013
Canine Creek Pet Wash & Boutique owner Susie Atherton was joined by Chamber Directors Kathy ..
Council OKs group home code change • 27-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde The appearance of Kern County Planning and Community Development Depart..
Event/Rodeo Center to be playground for all • 27-Apr-2013
Article by Tina Fisher Forde. Images by AECOM. When the city of Tehachapi fulfills its new..
Forde Shorts 04/27/2013 • 27-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Beautiful land -- Shown above, a small waterfall off ..
Laughing (and Learning) Along with Mom • 27-Apr-2013
by Mel White A few years ago I shared an email funny with my mother titled “Thin..
Mother's Day 2013 • 27-Apr-2013
by Linda Pettitt The month of May is full of springtime beauty and is the month we designate..
Mountain Festival Theme Winner Announced • 27-Apr-2013
Comin' Round the Mountain, 50 Years and Countin' is the theme for the 2013 Tehachapi Mountain Fe..
Stockpiling a hill of good dirt • 27-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde April 25, 2013 – Dozens of Gilliam & Sons earthmoving machine..
The Wisdom of an Old Cow… • 27-Apr-2013
Ziva, A Damara zebra recently moved to Windswept from Spokane, Washington. by Diana Fr..
Wake up early! Cowan to speak at Prayer Breakfast • 27-Apr-2013
Dr. Doug Cowan by Tina Fisher Forde The Kiwanis Club of Tehachapi is pleased to pre..
‘Drunk is Drunk! Why More Gadgets?’ • 13-Apr-2013
by Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II (retired) While surfing the DUI world on the Internet, I ..
2013 Earth Day Clean-up • 13-Apr-2013
On Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. until noon, the communities of Bear Valley Springs, Gol..
Arist of the Month April 2013: Kirk • 13-Apr-2013
by Lisa Burt This winter has been an exciting time around the Art Studio as it prepared for ..
Brian Finnegan and William Coulter • 13-Apr-2013
by Deborah Hand First Friday is usually an Open House night at Fiddlers Crossing. However Fr..
Choose Happiness • 13-Apr-2013
by Susan A. Bilow, MFT When was the last time your felt happy…really happy? Do you ev..
Church Celebrates 85 Years • 13-Apr-2013
by Phyllis Belcher Tehachapi Community Congregational Church, the city’s oldest protes..
City Welcomes Community Outreach Coordinator • 13-Apr-2013
The City of Tehachapi is excited to welcome the newest member of its team. Michelle Vance, who h..
Cow chips at Mountain Fest? • 13-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Tehachapi Mountain Festival Chairman Carl Gehricke told the Greater Teh..
Forde Shorts 04/13/2013 • 13-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Tehachapi in the spring – Flowering pear trees (above) burst fort..
Green Eggs & Hancock • 13-Apr-2013
by Natalie Brooks Easter weekend is always a little chaotic at our house and this year ..
Hear That Whistle Blow... • 13-Apr-2013
by Pat Gracey A trip down hill from the Tehachapi Mountains, in the early days by wagon..
Lauraine Reads: ‘Be Still My Soul’ • 13-Apr-2013
by Lauraine Snelling The sun is rising earlier in the mornings. Well, that is until the..
Once Upon a Time • 13-Apr-2013
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher Lately I have been doing some research and reading on ..
Property crimes show downward trend • 13-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Property crimes in the Tehachapi area showed a recent decline after sev..
Tehachapi Tattoo Grand Re-opening • 13-Apr-2013
Article and photo by Courtney Wooldridge Well we survived our first year... with many ..
Thank you Title IX • 13-Apr-2013
by Mel White The other day I mentioned to a friend that I was really looking forward to..
The First Beat • 13-Apr-2013
by Amanda Carroll Come into the Back Street Gallery during April and feast your eyes on the ..
The Last, Best Thing About Reverse Mortgage • 13-Apr-2013
by Tammy Engel, Mortgage Advisor “Begin with the end in mind.” It’s r..
The Princess and the Pea Opens at the BeeKay • 13-Apr-2013
Prince Valiant and his loyal squire Donald meet up with Princess Beaulah on his travels to f..
The Wind at Our Back… • 13-Apr-2013
Dandylion, the angora goat, supervises while David Frieling begins work on the shelter. ..
Train Fun in Tehachapi • 13-Apr-2013
Train Fun in Tehachapi the weekend of April 20 and 21. Trains have been traditional gifts fo..
Vance signs on with city; Rush fills Kern field rep post • 13-Apr-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Michelle Vance. Photo by Tina Fisher Forde. The woman known in..
Wrangler Round-Up 04/13/2013 • 13-Apr-2013
by Jill Barnes Nelson Here’s a little horse quiz. See how many you can get right. ..
‘Change, and Change Again…and Again…’ • 30-Mar-2013
by Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II (retired) “Some things never change”. I’..
50 Shades of Tehachapi: Part II • 30-Mar-2013
The other one, with the horses and wagon, still was in the 30s but was brought in because of..
Aluminum vs. Railroad Steel and Grandpa Frank • 30-Mar-2013
by Bruce Gripkey Somewhere in the vast archives of trinkets and irreplaceable chachkie..
For the Want of a Spring • 30-Mar-2013
by David Bauer Back in the day Apple Valley Airport was a nice destination for a rare CVU &n..
Joy, cheers launch new hospital construction • 30-Mar-2013
The Gilliam Construction earthmovers paused for an hour during the groundbreaking and went ..
Mining History of East Kern • 30-Mar-2013
by Susan Wiggins Every time I think I have run out of things to write about, I find som..
Wrangler Round-up 03/30/2013 • 30-Mar-2013
by Jill Barnes Nelson Most horses live into their late 20s with some into their 30s, but a h..
$15 Pet Spay/Neuter Clinics Coming To Tehachapi • 16-Mar-2013
Have A Heart Humane Society and Kern County Animal Control are pleased to offer the firs..
‘I Wish You Enough...’ • 16-Mar-2013
By Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II (Ret.) These days it seems like we’re all too busy w..
50 Shades of Tehachapi: Part I • 16-Mar-2013
One shows the side of Freeman’s Store but also shows his little Model T delivery truck..
A renaissance in East Kern County • 16-Mar-2013
A Visit To The Wild Animals in Rosamond • 16-Mar-2013
Tate, the male Clouded Leopard who lives at the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound’s Fel..
Ambassadors of kindness • 16-Mar-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Tehachapi’s Safe School Ambassadors (SSA), above, are high school..
Bad Hair Day • 16-Mar-2013
by Natalie Brooks “Everyone has to get their school pictures taken.” I exp..
Forde Shorts 03/16/2013 • 16-Mar-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Festival finds a home – The board of directors of the Family Life..
Here’s to Me and Thee... • 16-Mar-2013
by Mel White Since St. Patrick’s Day was this Mar. 17, I thought it would be fun ..
Hospital watch, week 3: GPS-assisted earthmovers dig in • 16-Mar-2013
Several weeks into earthmoving for the new Tehachapi Hospital, heavy machines of G..
Meet Your New Neighbors 03/16/2013 • 16-Mar-2013
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Becky and David Ezmirly started coming up to Teha..
Remembering Major Tom Griffin, Major USAAC • 16-Mar-2013
(l to r): Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, Major Tom Griffin and a few members of the U.S. Air Force..
Revitalize Mojave Recieves Regional Award • 16-Mar-2013
Mojave Revitalize Chair – (l to r) – Timothy Kuster, Design Committee Chairman;..
Robber’s Roost • 16-Mar-2013
by Susan Wiggins Once again, while digging through my Mother Marion Deaver’s &ldq..
Room and Board • 16-Mar-2013
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher We don’t hear much about boarding houses anymore..
Why Easter? • 16-Mar-2013
by Fr. Wes Clare, Rector at St. Jude’s in the Mountains Anglican Church Every year at ..
Women’s History Comes Alive • 16-Mar-2013
Lucy Asatryan (left) and Heather Williams (right) greeting Lou Henry Hoover, aka Phyllis Be..
‘There’s a Word for That’ • 02-Mar-2013
by Bruce Gripkey [Editor’s Note: This origin story is actually an urban legend &n..
7th grade, Tompkins top fitness tests • 02-Mar-2013
Graphic courtesy of TUSD Instructional Services and Technology, The original document can b..
Donatello to attempt the Ultimate Ascent • 02-Mar-2013
The whole Tehachapi High School Robotics, Team# 585 – a.k.a. the THS Cyber Penguins ..
Easter • 02-Mar-2013
by Rev. Nancy Bacon Greetings! I am pleased to be getting acquainted with Tehachapi having ..
Forde Shorts 03/02/2013 • 02-Mar-2013
Niles Nilo. Photo by Tina Forde. by Tina Fisher Forde What do humans have in the..
Houseplay • 02-Mar-2013
by Natalie Brooks We were happy for the brief couple of days of warmer weather a week ..
It Came From the Sky • 02-Mar-2013
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher A couple weeks ago I wrote about the asteroid that was..
Lauraine Reads: One Perfect Word • 02-Mar-2013
by Lauraine Snelling I am utterly spoiled, livng in Tehachapi when you read about the h..
Meet Your New Neighbors 03/02/2013 • 02-Mar-2013
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Donald and Tracy Levingston have come to us from..
Movin’ dirt for the new Tehachapi hospital... • 02-Mar-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde The Capital Hills site for the future Tehachapi Hospital is rumbli..
Snow Days • 02-Mar-2013
by Pat Gracey As a small school child in Mojave we were always delighted when it raine..
St. Patrick's Day • 02-Mar-2013
By Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, ‘Ti..
The Antelope Valley - 1970 • 02-Mar-2013
by Susan Wiggins In 1970 the Antelope Valley Board of Trade put out its 1970 Progress R..
Wrangler Round-Up 03/02/2013 • 02-Mar-2013
by Jill Barnes Nelson What do you do if you see a horse you think is being neglected? There ..
You Are Not Alone: A Follow-up Article • 02-Mar-2013
Submitted by Stacia Guzzo I had such an overwhelming response to last edition’s a..
‘Go Wireless,’ They Said • 16-Feb-2013
by Mel White “Go wireless,” they said. “You’ll like it,” ..
Are You Still Here? • 16-Feb-2013
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher On Feb. 15, assuming you’re reading this, an ast..
The new Abernathy Collegiate Charter School may find a home in the agriculture building and..
Forde Shorts 02/16/2013 • 16-Feb-2013
Wind in Blue, kaze by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase Used with permission www.taka..
Love Is... • 16-Feb-2013
by Natalie Brooks Valentine’s Day may have once been a romantic experience but ov..
Meet Your New Neighbors 02/16/2013 • 16-Feb-2013
Bob and Bonnie Dipmeyer lived in Little Rock, CA for 30 years before making the move to Tehachap..
Number Vun and Number Fife • 16-Feb-2013
Pictured Back Row, L-R: Unknown, Acedo, Beth Hanson, Marietta Hart, Stanley Griffin, Willia..
Geologist Chuck McCullogh, pictured on the left, with an outstanding sample of marble from ..
Tehachapi Apples • 16-Feb-2013
by Susan Wiggins I found an article written by my mother – Marion Deaver – ..
Tehachapi High School Student Wins National Tech Award • 16-Feb-2013
The Cal Poly Computer Science Department and the National Center for Women & Information Tec..
TPAC in February • 16-Feb-2013
by Amanda Carroll Looking for something to do on these cold winter days? Want to find someth..
Wrangler Round-Up 02/16/2013 • 16-Feb-2013
by Jill Barnes Nelson Did you know that there are some strange horse offsprings, the result ..
‘So, What’s in the News These Days?’ • 02-Feb-2013
by Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II This morning, on a Sunday no less, I read a news story about a ..
Abernathy Collegiate Charter School Q & A • 02-Feb-2013
by Teresa Foley President of the Charter Board and Main Organizer Where will Abernathy Collegia..
And now, the budget... • 02-Feb-2013
Nick Heinlein, chief administrator, business services, for the Tehachapi Unified School Dis..
Forde Shorts 02/02/2013 • 02-Feb-2013
Cameron Canyon beauty – Vintage structures in Cameron Canyon rest on a hillside near ..
by Mary Dufrain Tuesday evening, eleven sturdy souls, bundled up against fre..
It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood • 02-Feb-2013
by Natalie Brooks I peered out the window at our new neighbors who had just moved in next d..
by Lauraine Snelling I used to say happy new year, but lately I’ve learned a new ..
Le Commandant de Merde • 02-Feb-2013
by David Bauer Back in the Day, on a nondescript morning, just a few moments after I awoke, ..
Neck Pain, Numbness, Tingling in the Arms and Hands • 02-Feb-2013
by Terence G. Brady, DC Many people experience neck pain along with numbness and/or tin..
Tehachapi High School’s Trip to Washington D.C. • 02-Feb-2013
White House, Sunday, Jan. 20 (left to right): Sarah Thoman, Cedar Parrott, Tanner Muro, Mar..
Wrangler Round-Up 02/02/2013 • 02-Feb-2013
by Jill Barnes Nelson With all the cold weather we’ve had, it’s important that y..
by Stacia Guzzo In the past two articles, I gave a brief introduction to signing with h..
Board: ‘Yes’ to full service hospital • 19-Jan-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde • Jan. 16, 2013: Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Board of Di..
Forde Shorts 01/19/2013 • 19-Jan-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Kylie and Lindsey • Kids with class – C..
Guild of Tehachapi Hospital Annual Report 01/2013 • 19-Jan-2013
I would like to thank all of you for the many hours you volunteered for our Guild, whether it is..
Kiddie Contraband • 19-Jan-2013
Today is Family Day at my husband’s work and we were off to a good start. We had left on t..
Mountain Festival’s 50th Anniversary and Theme Contest • 19-Jan-2013
The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and the 50th Anniversary Mountain Festival Committee a..
School board wary of sports for Abernathy charter school • 19-Jan-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees, in preliminary..
Support for Our Defenders • 19-Jan-2013
by Jean Nasser The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 221 of Tehachapi spent the day filling box..
Teakettle Tea • 19-Jan-2013
by Pat Gracey As children, my sister and I used to have tea parties. It was usually jus..
Winter Day Trips • 19-Jan-2013
by Susan Wiggins Last time I wrote about Keeler in my column and it occurred to me ther..
Cold Wave Closes Down Senior Center • 18-Jan-2013
by Adam Bailey The recent cold spell left its mark on Tehachapi leaving ma..
Weather Alert 01/07/2013 • 07-Jan-2013
Forecasts show another weather system will hit the San Joaquin Valley area late this Wednesday. ..
Forde Shorts 01/05/2013 • 05-Jan-2013
by Tina Fisher Forde Abernathy Collegiate Charter School prospective Principal David El..
Gold Fever • 05-Jan-2013
by Pat Gracey Mt. Soledad, a mauve colored sentinel, whose pockmarked sides show the effects..
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District board meeting Jan. 2 (from left): CFO William Van Noy ..
Local Cadets Assist with Wreaths • 05-Jan-2013
by Capt. Connie McCullough of the Civil Air Patrol Congressman Kevin McCarthy with Civi..
Meet Your New Neighbors 01/05/2013 • 05-Jan-2013
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Rene Lucero and Stu Welch have come to Tehachapi ..
Best Wishes for the New Year • 18-Dec-2012
by Cathi Sibley I cannot believe that the end of the year is already upon us. 2013 is here w..
Bodie Ghost Town • 18-Dec-2012
by Susan Wiggins I was going through my mother Marion Deaver’s files and came upo..
Christmas Memories Revisited • 18-Dec-2012
by Mel White Christmas is a time of celebrating joy and peace, and it is also a time of bein..
by Bruce Gripkey Welcome back boys and girls. In the last episode you were introduced t..
Meet Your New Neighbors 12/18/2012 • 18-Dec-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Tim and Kathy Williams were born and raised in Ba..
Revitalize Mojave: Progress During 2012 • 18-Dec-2012
Revitalize Mojave progress during 2012 has been outstanding! Some Mojave businesses started the ..
Smoke and Mirrors • 18-Dec-2012
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher I’ve just been learning some things about smoke ..
Using Sign Language with Hearing Babies and Toddlers • 18-Dec-2012
by Stacia Guzzo When my older son and I took a “Mommy and Me” swim class th..
A Tehachapi Christmas • 04-Dec-2012
Burglars on the run • 04-Dec-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde In the past two months in the Greater Tehachapi Area: * Burglars hit th..
Celebration of Life: Phyllis Kordes • 04-Dec-2012
Phyllis Kordes (1925-2012) Phyllis B. Kordes, 84, passed away following a short illn..
Christmas Before Rudolph • 04-Dec-2012
by Pat Gracey The first time I heard about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was in 1950. ..
Forde Shorts 12/18/2012 • 04-Dec-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Winning! — Tehachapi Kiwanis Club member Mary Beth Garrison, gene..
What’s New at Tehachapi Tattoo • 04-Dec-2012
by Courtney Wooldridge It is common knowledge here in good ol’ Tehachapi that &l..
by Tina Fisher Forde Hospital Project Manager Stacey Pray A California Environment..
Wind project nears completion • 04-Dec-2012
Views of NextEra’s North Sky River project taken from 5,997-foot Butterbredt Peak on ..
A Haunting Case • 20-Nov-2012
by Stephen F. Rudin Every once in a while a court case comes along that has some interesting..
An Old Time Railroad Engineer • 20-Nov-2012
by Pat Gracey I knew one of the steam locomotive engineers whose usual run brought him ..
County opens wildland fire headquarters in Tehachapi • 20-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner, Kern County Fire Chie..
Field Trip Memories • 20-Nov-2012
by Susan Wiggins As you have probably seen from my columns, I loved to go on field t..
For Every Beginning, There is an End • 20-Nov-2012
by Ed Grimes This will be my last Memory of the Mayor writing. It has been an incredibl..
Forde Shorts 11/20/2012 • 20-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Bah humbug – not! Make plans to see Tehachapi Community Theatre's..
Soledad Mountain to yield its riches once again • 20-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Soledad Mountain, a craggy, dusty brown lump of volcanic earth five mil..
The Gift of Volunteerism for the Holidays • 20-Nov-2012
Donating is a popular way to show appreciation during the holiday season, but not every househol..
$5 million wastewater plant upgrade completed • 10-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde The recently completed $5 million upgrade of the Tehachapi municipal wa..
Borax Open Pit Mine - 1957 • 10-Nov-2012
The Borax open pit mine in Boron was dedicated Nov. 13, 1957. Prior to that had it been an under..
Film location organization honors helpful Tehachapi • 10-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Kern County on our side – Deputy County Administrative Offic..
Forde Shorts 11/10/12 • 10-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Coats for Kids – Don’t forget to take your gently used coat..
Pictograph Site Improved • 10-Nov-2012
The newly painted sign at the gate where the cleaned up path to the pictograph site begins...
The Other Daughter and Inn at Rose Harbor • 10-Nov-2012
I hope you’ve been enjoying this glorious weather like I have. The ash tree all red and th..
Warrior game streak at 400 – and counting! • 10-Nov-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Terry Edwards, 78. established a record for Warrior football game atten..
‘Blind Date’ tops at Playwright’s Festival • 27-Oct-2012
Above (from left): Playwrights Mary Steelesmith of Los Angeles (“Comforting Helen,&rd..
20-mule Team History • 27-Oct-2012
by Susan Wiggins While searching for a column for this week, I discovered several artic..
Dark and Scary Thoughts • 27-Oct-2012
by Mel White Does anyone besides me think it’s pretty weird that fall election ti..
Death Valley Days • 27-Oct-2012
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about Death Va..
Forde Shorts 10/27/2012 • 27-Oct-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Tehachapi’s on the map – Tehachapi represents climate zone ..
The ladies in Room 4 • 27-Oct-2012
Party on! Long term care Director of Activities Marisol Corpus, dressed as Marilyn Monroe, ..
Glamour • 13-Oct-2012
by Susie Buehn, Fashion Editor It’s that time of the year again! The Starlight Ball is..
Henry Schaeffer for City Council and Hospital Board • 13-Oct-2012
This election you can make your vote count. Local city elections need the community to participa..
Period of PURPLE Crying • 13-Oct-2012
Sand Canyon members of the Tehachapi Valley Community Emergency Response Team and other Tehachap..
by Jeffery “JP” Prestage [Update:] There is no question that Tehachapi..
The Starlight Ball – a 14 year Tradition • 13-Oct-2012
by Linda Carhart, Main Street Director Hard to believe that this will be the 14th Annual St..
Thinking Back • 13-Oct-2012
by Ed Grimes My last memory was about all the sports I have been involved in and how th..
A Wartime Love Story • 01-Oct-2012
by Pat Gracey World War II changed the lives of not only Tehachapi residents, but of the who..
A Prickly Situation • 29-Sep-2012
by Yogashanan I’m inspired to share a beautiful fable that has been a great lesson to ..
Judge gives new hospital environmental OK • 29-Sep-2012
The attorneys on both sides of the case Tehachapi Area Land Use Issues Group (TACLIG) vs. t..
School district moves to Wells • 29-Sep-2012
Mural painted on the outside of the building emphasize the district’s commitment to t..
Supervisors on turbines: No map is best map • 29-Sep-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde The Kern County Board of Supervisors has decided to stick with the exis..
‘Stupid is as Stupid Does’ • 15-Sep-2012
by Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II I borrowed that title line from a Tom Hanks movie. When I..
Cracking acorns, making music • 15-Sep-2012
Ixchel (pronounced ICH-el) Anaya, 4, of California City, had fun cracking acorns at t..
For the Birds? • 15-Sep-2012
Natalie Brooks Recently I’ve begun noticing problems with my cell phone reception..
Forde Shorts 09/15/2012 • 15-Sep-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Depot data — Keith Sackewitz, education tour coordinator for the Teha..
Gold Panning Contest • 15-Sep-2012
by Susan Wiggins It probably would have struck gold miners who were panning for gold in..
Hearings on hospital, turbine map • 15-Sep-2012
Lorelei Oviatt, director of the Kern County Planning and Community Development Department, ..
Meet Your New Neighbors • 15-Sep-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Craig and Laurel Janssen came to Tehachapi from B..
Only A Bootlegger’s Daughter • 15-Sep-2012
by Pat Gracey The busy little desert community of Mojave, in the late 1920s, had a pop..
Tehachapi’s future is now • 15-Sep-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde New hospital construction The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQ..
The Belt • 15-Sep-2012
by Ed Grimes Over the years I have often wondered why some things are more important th..
The Mysteries of Tehachapi Weather with Miles Muzio • 15-Sep-2012
by Miles Muzio Miles Muzio will speak about the weather patterns of the Tehachapi..
What about Walmart? • 15-Sep-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Moving ahead The Tehachapi City Council decertified the Walmart Environ..
Afraid of ‘Labor Day’? Don’t Need to Be • 01-Sep-2012
by Stacia Guzzo As the final weeks of my pregnancy approach, I am filled with many emot..
First Day of School • 01-Sep-2012
by Ed Grimes When you have gone to a total of four different schools by the time you ar..
Forde Shorts 09/01/2012 • 01-Sep-2012
By Tina Fisher Forde Local labor The generous Tehachapi church people of Feed My Sheep ..
Ghost Towns of Garlock and Goler Gulch • 01-Sep-2012
by Susan Wiggins Again digging through the files of my mother – Marion Deaver &nd..
Meet Your New Neighbors 09/01/2012 • 01-Sep-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Jerry and Deana Guardado have come to us from R..
Move Your Tail Fun Run and Bike Race Sept. 22 • 01-Sep-2012
Cyclists ready for last year's Move Your Tail Bike Race! by Marilyn White Mark y..
Splitting Ed Code hairs on ‘Safe & Inclusive’ plan • 01-Sep-2012
Schools Legal Services attorneys Chris Hine, left, and Al Harris speak tothe press after th..
Farewell to CrossRoads Gallery, end of an Era • 18-Aug-2012
by Mel White In November of 2005, I opened CrossRoads Gallery in downtown Tehachapi. Th..
Meet Your New Neighbors 08/18/2012 • 18-Aug-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Andrea and Scott Eastbourn have come to us from A..
Move Your Tail Fun Run and Bike Event • 18-Aug-2012
by Marilyn White Four years ago, the Move Your Tail Fun Run and Bike Event was cr..
Our Religious Differences: Time to Learn and Listen? • 18-Aug-2012
by Rev. Karen Gatlin, Tehachapi Community Congregational UCC Among Christians there is more ..
Tehachapi Treasure Trove • 18-Aug-2012
by Mel White Four local artists – Janet Meabon, Susanna Monette, Sandi Thoman and Mel ..
Volunteer Training for Red Rock Canyon State Park • 18-Aug-2012
“Courtesy of California State Parks.” State Park volunteers assisting with trai..
Board OKs K-5 ‘safe schools’ lessons; 6-12 next • 04-Aug-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Incorporating several changes of text that public speakers had flagged ..
Dept. of Justice reminds Tehachapi: ‘Safe and Inclusive’ classes mandatory; students, employees cann • 04-Aug-2012
United States vs. Tehachapi schools: DOJ could initiate civil enforcement proceedings... by Tina..
DOJ answers Forde Files questions • 04-Aug-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde [On July 31, Forde Files called Department of Justice trial attorney J..
A record $169,498 for Tehachapi Relay for Life! • 21-Jul-2012
Event Chairman Barb Villasenor and volunteers holding numbers showing the total amount rais..
Board moves ahead with hospital bid process • 21-Jul-2012
by Tina Fischer Forde The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Board of Directors vo..
Exploring the Desert and its Hidden Treasures • 21-Jul-2012
by Susan Wiggins As I mentioned in my first column I used to accompany my parents as th..
Forde Shorts 07/21/2012 • 21-Jul-2012
Fuller on fire... At the July 17 Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Don Juan&..
Meet Your New Neighbors 07/21/2012 • 21-Jul-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Lynn Carlsen is a returning Tehachapian after bei..
S.S. Minnow Restoration Party • 21-Jul-2012
The S.S. Minnow after the fire. The heat has burned away all the wood and melted most of th..
Salvation Army Needs You! • 21-Jul-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde [ The Loop Update: This year's Salvation Army donations are extremely b..
Growing Up Kawaiisu • 18-Jul-2012
The “Growing up Kawaiisu” program on July 21 offers a unique glimpse into Native Am..
America at the Crossroads • 07-Jul-2012
by Stephen F. Rudin The political season is at hand and it is time to choose the leaders tha..
Bringing Benny and Bailey Home • 07-Jul-2012
by Mel White A lot of good things are happening in my life right now and I’d have..
Constituent of the Month: June 2012 • 07-Jul-2012
Wesley Barrientos was born on September 16, 1984, in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Wesley ..
Cycling for the Gold • 07-Jul-2012
Bakersfield firefighter Jimmy Watkins by Joy Gray When Bakersfield firefighter Jimm..
Dearly Beloved • 07-Jul-2012
by Yogashanan The bride wore a long, satiny dress in peacock blue and carried a cluster of w..
Forde Shorts 07/07/2012 • 07-Jul-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Noah didn’t like it either The City of Tehachapi Draft Enviro..
It sure looks like ice... • 07-Jul-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Young inline hockey players (right) glide around the roller rink in the..
Replacement hospital budget analysis • 07-Jul-2012
by Tina Fisher Forde Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District (Submitted to the Tehachapi Val..
'Rosabella' Could Use Your Help • 07-Jul-2012
The coffee-table book for every grandparent! DVD, greeting cards, and a new classical ballet... ..
Some Things Always Remain the Same • 07-Jul-2012
by Susan Wiggins Some say that only two things are certain in this world – death ..
The Pursuit of Lucy Banning and Code Blue • 07-Jul-2012
by Lauraine Snelling June has busted out all over. That song won’t leave my head...
TVHD director steps down • 07-Jul-2012
by Tina Fischer Forde Dr. Sam Conklin, chairman of the board of directors of the Te..
What does the hospital CEQA lawsuit say? • 07-Jul-2012
Part II, Tehachapi Hospital Project Read Part I here (/announcements/environmentallawsuit) B..
A daughter is wed • 23-Jun-2012
by Tina Forde It was a perfect California day on April 28, 2012, when my youngest daughter..
Auntie Floria’s Kitchen • 23-Jun-2012
by Yen Halperin Floria Brink is Mulberry Place’s Director of Food Operations an..
Environmental lawsuit keeps future hospital in limbo • 23-Jun-2012
A parcel of 22.6 acres of land at Capital Hills donated by the Broome family, owners of the 4..
Events for the Fourth of July • 23-Jun-2012
The map for Tehachapi's 2012 Festivities. Click here (/images/articles/2212/Hot-Dog-festival..
Fourth of July • 23-Jun-2012
by Ed Grimes My last memory about my dog Butchy brought back many pleasant thoughts ..
Fourth of July in Tehachapi • 23-Jun-2012
by Christopher Gripkey Wondering what to expect for Tehachapi’s 2012 Fourth of July fi..
Meet Your New Neighbors 06/23/2012 • 23-Jun-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Diana and Guy Monday have come to us from Norco..
The 58 Restaurant & Off Ramp Bar • 23-Jun-2012
Friends and family who are helping to get the restaurant up and running. Top L- R: Jerry, C..
The Mis-Adventures of Bertha and Buddy, Missy and Mary • 23-Jun-2012
by Mary Clyde wordsmith Bertha – my Ford F250 V8 diesel truck – and Buddy &ndash..
Two Years Already?! • 23-Jun-2012
by Mano Lujan I’m alone sitting in my restaurant tonight writing this article and it i..
Who was Coy Burnett? • 23-Jun-2012
by Susan Wiggins No doubt most of you have watched a football game or know someone who ..
A Step Back in Time to Old Tehachapi • 09-Jun-2012
Jea McIntyre and friends enjoying the beautiful Errea Garden at a previous Ice Cream Social..
A Tribute to Two Legends • 09-Jun-2012
My daddy, Ralph Barker, Sr., was the greatest dad in the world – just ask me and I&rs..
American Legion assists vets in career transition • 09-Jun-2012
by Tina Forde of Forde News Services Navy veteran and Airstreams Renewables student Jos..
An Interesting Puzzle • 09-Jun-2012
by Stephen F. Rudin Some time ago a puzzling question came up where I was working. That ques..
Forde Shorts 06/09/2012 • 09-Jun-2012
by Tina Forde of Forde News Services • State reservoirs north of the Sacramento Delta,..
How do You Measure Commitment? • 09-Jun-2012
Charisse Rudolph ~The Leadership~ A way to measure commitment is to look at what&rsq..
Main Street Tehachapi Supplies Tons of Fun • 09-Jun-2012
The Main Street Tehachapi Stand during the 2010 Chili Cook-Off. by Linda Carhart, phot..
Memories of My Father • 09-Jun-2012
by Susan Wiggins My father, Paul Sperling Deaver, was born Sept. 11, 1906 in North Whit..
My dog, Butchy • 09-Jun-2012
by Ed Grimes I know my memories are all over the place, but as I think of things to wri..
School district prepares for move to Wells • 09-Jun-2012
(top) Miguel Rivas of Cali Rivas Painting in Santa Clarita power washes the north exterior ..
Taking Charge, Making Something of Nothing • 09-Jun-2012
by Mel White In honor of Father’s Day I’d like to honor my father, who pass..
The sounds of freedom • 09-Jun-2012
Crowds gather at Philip Marx Central Park bandstand May 28 to honor men and women who died ..
A Little Fear Goes a Long Way • 26-May-2012
by Jim Dinsmore It only takes a little bit of fear to keep us from doing the right thing. A ..
AST Rocket Launch 2012 • 26-May-2012
Article and photos by Christopher Gripkey (Banner image provided by AST.) On May 23, 20..
Graduates Win Scholarships 2012 • 26-May-2012
by Connie McCullough Seniors graduating from the Tehachapi Unified School District did well ..
Growth in East Kern – in 1956 • 26-May-2012
by Susan Wiggins I found a clipping from the newspaper that my mother wrote and the headli..
Meet Kenyon Kemp, Depot Docent • 26-May-2012
by Norma McClean Our Community has a wealth of assets, not necessarily just in terms ..
Meet Your New Neighbors 05/26/2012 • 26-May-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Vicki Mitchell and her grown son, Pat, have come ..
School District Announces Employees of the Year • 26-May-2012
by Connie McCullough At its annual employee recognition dinner held on May 5, 2012, the scho..
The Pig Caper • 26-May-2012
by Ed Grimes In my last memory I talked about the tree. Now I would like to talk abo..
Time to Remember • 26-May-2012
by Mel White May 30 is actually Memorial Day, although most of us will probably celebra..
‘One Classroom at a Time’ Winner • 12-May-2012
Mrs. Linda Quiroga with Leyla Santiago from Eyewitness News. by Connie McCullough, TUS..
Active Mojave Businessmen’s Association • 12-May-2012
by Susan Wiggins Going through my mother, Marion Deaver’s, boxes of files always ..
Barnes and Noble Awards Prize to Jacobsen Teacher • 12-May-2012
Jacobsen student Julia Miller with teacher Lora Minton. by Connie McCullough, TUSD Lor..
Building a Cathedral • 12-May-2012
Charisse Rudolph ~The Leadership~ There’s an old story about a man who walked by ..
by Tina Forde At the mid-year budget adjustment, city of Tehachapi has $871,679 more than an..
Everything is Some Place • 12-May-2012
by Mel White My friend Arlene called me one day to let me know that her 18-year old da..
Fantasy BB Gun: Part I • 12-May-2012
by David Bauer In most boys, at the age of eleven or twelve, a gene suddenly kicks in and th..
Pick Them Up! • 12-May-2012
This photo was taken May 4 by George Novinger while giving these Pacific Crest Hikers a rid..
Les King’s prototype energy machine spins as it captures wind from a powerful fan in ..
Trees • 12-May-2012
by Ed Grimes The last time I talked about the Rock pile. I have received calls from old..
Why? • 12-May-2012
by Stephen F. Rudin The topic of very young children and their propensity to ask why came up..
Forde Shorts 04/28/2012 • 28-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde • Twelve-year-old Tom Schaar of Malibu executed a 1080° three-revolu..
Good Boundaries and Being Flexible • 28-Apr-2012
Charisse Rudolph ~The Leadership~ A friend of mine just recently asked me how ..
How I Love My Mother • 28-Apr-2012
by Cathy Sibley My mom and me. Photo by Cathy Sibley Mother’s Day is here ..
Letters to and from Mom • 28-Apr-2012
by Marilda Mel White It’s all about the Mother/Child relationship when Mother&rs..
Lilac Blooms and Plenty of Fun • 28-Apr-2012
by Susan Wiggins The snow has melted and things are getting ready to blossom out, inclu..
Meet Chelley • 28-Apr-2012
Can you pinpoint a life-changing experience? Mine was on a camping trip. We were in our RV, unab..
Meet Your New Neighbors 04/28/2012 • 28-Apr-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Shana Dyke and Carrie Bond are from the Antelop..
Mother’s Day • 28-Apr-2012
by Penny Juday, The Lost Box Apparently celebrating Mother can be traced back through record..
Prom? What Prom? Robotics team competing in St. Louis • 28-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde Tehachapi High School Robotics Team President Alexis Bartels, right, acce..
Tehachapi Tattoo • 28-Apr-2012
by Mano Lujan Around 20 years ago, a very well respected member of the tattoo communi..
The Rock Pile • 28-Apr-2012
by Ed Grimes For the past year I have been writing about my memories of growing up in T..
The Spirited Bead and Klew’s Gallery is dedicating their 13th anniversary sale to mothers...
Tree stands as legacy of Arbor Day 1946 • 28-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde The lone pine tree on the site of the former elementary school at the Monolith..
Two Days in Heaven • 28-Apr-2012
Do you know where this bear carving is at Philips Marx Park? Photo by Barbara Stevens. ..
What do You Believe About Jesus? • 28-Apr-2012
by Daniel T. Alsop, Pastor Probably the most important question that you will ever be asked ..
Who Owns the Earth? • 28-Apr-2012
by Jim Dinsmore My wife Jolene and I are going to Monroe, Iowa this summer, for my 60th high..
‘It’s time for an altitude adjustment’ • 14-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde Tehachapi pull up banners to be used for trade show backdrops display the firs..
Being Responsible • 14-Apr-2012
Charisse Rudolph ~The Leadership Lady~ Are you a responsible person? What does it me..
Council to name Tehachapi official Purple Heart City • 14-Apr-2012
Leon Thomas, past commander, Department of California, Military Order of the Purple Heart, ..
Forde Shorts 04/14/2012 • 14-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde • Tehachapi Municipal Airport now has a public restroom at the west e..
Meet Your New Neighbors 04/14/2012 • 14-Apr-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Larry and Trina Krueger are new to us from Arizon..
National Poetry Month • 14-Apr-2012
by Mark ‘Doc’ Fisher I have written poetry for many years. I have at le..
New ER doctors ready to patch you up • 14-Apr-2012
New Tehachapi Hospital emergency room physicians Dr. Dennis Martinez, left, medical directo..
Red Rock Canyon • 14-Apr-2012
by Susan Wiggins Many of you have been to Red Rock Canyon State Park and have enjoyed ..
Renewable energy financing: Proposed tax bill amended to reduce Assembly vote from 2/3 • 14-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde A bill moving through the California legislature that proposes a new way..
Take a Brain Break • 14-Apr-2012
by Mel White Sometimes I think we forget how valuable taking a mental break can be. We ..
Wing chaplain to speak at prayer breakfast • 14-Apr-2012
by Tina Forde Chaplain Captain David Sarmiento, Wing Chaplain of the 163rd Reconnaissan..
‘That class is my family...’ Students speak out • 31-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde Tehachapi High School senior Jasmine Julye and freshman Prince Gill teame..
by Tina Forde The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to utilize..
by Tina Forde Members of the California Conservation Corps at the massive Cal Fire en..
Forde Shorts 03/31/2012 • 31-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde • Zack and Christina Scrivner welcomed their third child, Patricia J..
Gentle rain... • 31-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde A recent rain that brought needed precipitation to the Tehachapi area refre..
Meet Your New Neighbors 03/31/2012 • 31-Mar-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Anne Stanborough comes to us from Highland, Cali..
Norbertine Canonesses Break Ground • 31-Mar-2012
Groundbreaking ceremony held March 30. Photo by Claudia Henson March 30,2012 — A..
by Tina Forde California Assembly Bill 2551, introduced by Assemblyman Ben Hueso (D-San..
Time Sealed in a Mountain • 31-Mar-2012
by Susan Wiggins 1966 was the centennial of the County of Kern. Not to be left out in e..
We Celebrate our Lord’s Resurrection • 31-Mar-2012
by Daniel T. Alsop, Pastor On Easter Sunday, April 8, we will celebrate the resurrection of ..
City General Plan nears approval • 17-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde After four-and-a-half years of research and planning, the blueprint for ..
Forde Shorts 03/17/2012 • 17-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde • The previous issue of The Loop Newspaper went to press before we..
Green Beer on Tap Today • 17-Mar-2012
by Mel White I want to tell you about so many good things that have been happening to ..
Meet Your New Neighbors 03/17/2012 • 17-Mar-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Karolyn Santos and her husband purchased their home in Tehachapi ..
Postal Services: Good, Bad and Ugly • 17-Mar-2012
by Susan Wiggins In the late ‘50s, early ‘60s better postal service was on..
Remembering the People • 17-Mar-2012
by Ed Grimes For about a year now I have been telling stories about myself growing u..
'We ask for your help' • 17-Mar-2012
School board seeks ways to cut budget by Tina Forde With all the complexities of schoo..
Deep Sea Anglin' • 03-Mar-2012
by Ed Grimes As you may know most of my memories involved my brother and I. We were a..
Fez Ribbon Cutting • 03-Mar-2012
Chamber Directors Kathy Carey, Phillip Darling, Claudia Henson, Marty Pay, Chamber A..
Forde Shorts 03/03/2012 • 03-Mar-2012
by Tina Forde • With the closest branch 28 miles from Tehachapi in Arvin, Bank o..
Little Lifesavers • 03-Mar-2012
by Mel White Big, major inventions change our lives, there’s no doubt about it. I..
Meet Your New Neighbors 03/03/2012 • 03-Mar-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best Welcome Hostess Devan Yates and Greg Berry have come to us from S..
On-stage proposal • 03-Mar-2012
By Tina Forde With the spotlight on center stage prior to the Feb. 18 e..
Something Greater Than a ‘Program’ • 03-Mar-2012
by Jim Dinsmore Hi. My name is Jim Dinsmore. Since Pastor Ryder has left Tehachapi to serv..
Sonic What? • 03-Mar-2012
by Susan Wiggins Sonic booms, that’s what! I found some research that my mother M..
Tales of Tehachap's Past: John Alexander • 03-Mar-2012
by Adam Bailey and Susan Palm John Alexander (bottom left) with his father and siblings..
The Bible is God’s Word to Us • 03-Mar-2012
by Pastor Daniel Alsop There are many ways that we can know about God. When we look up at t..
Wall to Wall: Cross Country Bicycle Ride Feb. 19 • 19-Feb-2012
(../_literature_123249/WalltoWallFeb19) Anthony McDemas of DesignMaps has dona..
City buys 10,000-sq.ft. building for police headquarters • 18-Feb-2012
by Tina Forde The Tehachapi City Council has approved the purchase of an empty buildin..
Historical • 18-Feb-2012
by Mark "Doc" Fisher Things have been happening here on Earth for around four billion ..
Monroe: A Model Continuation High School • 18-Feb-2012
It’s official. As of Feb. 6, 2012, Monroe was named a Model Continuation High School..
Not so Very Scary After All • 18-Feb-2012
by Mel White I went in to a gay bar for the first time in 1972. I was a 21-year-old se..
School Board Appoints New Superintendent • 18-Feb-2012
Mrs. Gilbert with members of her family: husband Kirk, and children, Kearstyn and Karson ..
Tehachapi – Then and Now • 18-Feb-2012
by Susan Wiggins While going through my mother, Marion Deaver’s files, I came upo..
We say ‘Thank You’ to God • 05-Feb-2012
by Pastor Daniel T. Alsop In a letter that Saint Paul wrote to the Christians in Philippi, h..
Being Present • 04-Feb-2012
by Charisse Rudolph What does it mean to be present or in the moment? It means to f..
Charlie Hernandez • 04-Feb-2012
by Adam Bailey and Susan Palm Chances are, if you’ve visited Kelcy’s Cafe,..
Don Morrison Recieves Award • 04-Feb-2012
Don Morrison, Manager of Albertsons, received the Platinum Award Plaque for his suppor..
Fear of Spiders • 04-Feb-2012
by Ed Grimes My last memory I told the story of a teased bull. This time I would like ..
Lead The Way Curriculum Begins at THS • 04-Feb-2012
The Arts, Science and Technology Educational Corporation (AST) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organizatio..
Love is in the Little Things Too • 04-Feb-2012
by Mel White In one of the movie versions of “Robin Hood,” our hero (in thi..
Meet Your New Neighbors 02/04/2012 • 04-Feb-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Scott and Angela Belyeu have come to us from Ba..
My Mother, The Reporter • 04-Feb-2012
by Susan Wiggins People have always asked me how I learned to write for the newspaper a..
The Loop Valentines 2012 • 04-Feb-2012
My Love Steve, We’ve been broken by morons and healed by each other. Life and love ..
Lauraine Reads: 'The Maid of Fairbourne Hall' • 23-Jan-2012
by Lauraine Snelling I am on my way to LAX and just saw that the temperature is 83 deg..
‘Is a Phone Call Worth Somebody’s Life? (Maybe Yours)’ • 21-Jan-2012
By Fred Shaughnessy, CADC II I’ve been talking about the dangers of distracted dr..
A Powerful New Year • 21-Jan-2012
Charisse Rudolph ~The Leadership~ Now that the Christmas lights are coming down, the..
Meet Your New Neighbors 01/21/2012 • 21-Jan-2012
by Evie Campbell-Best, Welcome Hostess Irene and Nathan Brooks wanted to live in..
Stallion Springs Community Library • 21-Jan-2012
by Adam Bailey The Stallion Springs Community Library has come a long way from the two books..
Then The Bull Charged • 21-Jan-2012
by Ed Grimes I want to thank everyone for the kind remarks about the memories I have ha..
A Heavenly Haven • Part 5 • 09-Jul-2011
Part V: Final Revelations Of all the articles published in this series, this is the one that doe..
A Heavenly Haven • Part 4 • 25-Jun-2011
Part 4: “Solemn Profession (Final and Perpetual Vows)" – A Heavenly Espousal by MK W..
A Heavenly Haven • Part 3 • 11-Jun-2011
Part 3: The Cloistered Life, Community Outreach and Future Plans by MK Waiss Of all the ques..
A Heavenly Haven • Part 2 • 28-May-2011
Part 2: Locating in Tehachapi by MK Waiss An important aspect of all Norbertine commun..
A Heavenly Haven • Part 1 • 14-May-2011
Part 1: Establishment of the Community of Norbertine Sisters by MK Waiss It is an oft-recog..