The Loop Newspaper - Tehachapi's Online Community News & Entertainment Guide

Hilltop Welcoming Service

Articles written by Pat Doody

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 245



 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

Force 5 Training Center: Self-defense, fitness and personal development

Force 5 Training Center, a mixed martial arts studio, has recently opened at 20601 Highway 202, Suite 102, in Tehachapi. The studio features classes in fitness, firearms and self-defense; one-stop...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

Meet Your New Neighbors

In 2003, Don and Kristin Freed began looking at areas that would get them out of Los Angeles. Both of them had grown up around Tujunga in the San Fernando Valley. For a time they considered Provo, Uta...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

New park facilities subject of public meeting

About 150 people attended the first of four public meetings held by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District on May 3 at the Aspen Builders, Inc. Activity Center. The meeting was to explore...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 12, 2018 

Paul Kaminski chosen as Interim Superintendent

After closed session deliberations, following the nearly three and a half hour May 8 School Board meeting, the Tehachapi School Board unanimously chose JMS Principal Paul Kaminski to serve as the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 28, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Contractor Scott Crooke and his wife Susie bought Tangleweed Farm in Golden Hills last October. The couple had been living in Orcutt, on the Central Coast, and was looking for more room to raise a...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 28, 2018

Police Department selects 2018 honorees

On April 18, the Tehachapi Police Foundation announced the names of their 2018 honorees. The four will be honored on Thursday evening, May 17, at the second annual Honoring the Thin Blue Line banquet...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    April 28, 2018

Mandatory commercial recycling

Assistant to the City Manager, Corey Costelloe, outlined a new mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling program at the April 16 Tehachapi City Council meeting. The program is the result of the 2016 Cal...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

Tangleweed Farms

After a long absence, Tangleweed Farms will reopen to the public on Saturday, April 21. The new owners, Susie and Scott Crooke from Orcutt, Calif., plan to maintain the sustainable, organic farm as...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

Senior Center Board votes to support TVRPD measure

At their April meeting, the Tehachapi Senior Center Board of Directors voted to support the proposed TVRPD bond measure to build a new community center in Tehachapi. Tehachapi Valley Recreation and...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

New Hospital update

Jeff Lingerfelt, President of Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley gave an update on the new hospital at the monthly Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting on April 4. He said that code...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

Souzas pour their last wine as owners

The weekend of April 7 marked the end of an era for the Tehachapi wine industry. Bob and Patty Souza, the growers who started it all in 2003, symbolically poured their last wine. The reins were...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

Think Green Pedicabs

Tehachapi resident Stephen Schrepfer, owner of Think Green Pedicabs, brought one of his units to the April 4 GTEDC meeting. Schrepfer had treated City Manager Greg Garrett to a ride the day before....

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 31, 2018

Souza hosts candidate for District Attorney

On St. Patrick's Day, Bob and Patty Souza hosted a well- attended meet and greet at Souza Family Vineyard for Scott Spielman, who is running for Kern County District Attorney. Spielman went to school...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 31, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Dan and Sarah Gildea arrived in Tehachapi from San Diego in November. Health problems forced Dan to sell the auto repair shop in Santee he had owned for 30 years and retire. The San Diego area is an e...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 31, 2018

Big things are happening at TVRPD

It was an unusually full house at the March 20 Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District board meeting. General Manager Michelle Vance informed the board that the Tehachapi City Council approved a...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 31, 2018

TVRPD and airport among Council topics

It was standing room only at the Police Department Community Room the evening of March 19 when TVRPD Board Chairman Laura Lynne Wyatt and General Manager Michelle Vance presented their concept for...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 17, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Victoria DeHaas arrived in Tehachapi in mid-January from Las Vegas, Nevada accompanied by her seventeen year old daughter, Elisa. As much as she was attracted to our beautiful mountain area, her true...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 17, 2018

Tehachapi School Board Update

Superintendent Susan Andreas-Berval reported that on March 12 TUSD, along with Cerro Coso Community College, unveiled the long-awaited Welding Program at Tehachapi High School. City Manager Greg...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 3, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

After living in Chino, Calif. for 43 years, Ron and Linda Little retired and decided to move from a community that they felt had become over-crowded and difficult to move around in. It is a story I...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 3, 2018

Tehachapi pilot honored by FAA

On Monday afternoon, Feb. 26, at the Palmdale Heritage Air Park, Tehachapi pilot Joe Biviano received the Wright Brothers Master Pilot award from FAA representative Karla Borden. The award honors...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Gene and Pat Coker moved into their mountaintop home in Bear Valley Springs last November. They had spent the last five years living in Ojai, a little town about 10 miles inland from Ventura. Before...

 

The Spaceship Company updates Rotarians

At their Feb. 1 meeting at Steampunk restaurant, the Tehachapi Rotarians were treated to an audio visual presentation by Enrico Palermo, Executive Vice President of The Spaceship Company. The...

 

Council focuses on transportation/finance

In a presentation before the Tehachapi City Council on Feb. 5, Robert Ball from the Kern Council of Governments outlined the Kern Region Active Transportation Plan (ATP). He said that with the...

 

Gold Mountain Sports Tavern, a dream realized

"It is a dream come true," says Jose Guevara of Gold Mountain Sports Tavern, his new restaurant located at 20601 W. Valley Blvd. in Tehachapi. The idea of a sports bar was his dream ten years ago in...

 

City Council approves Smart 911

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Jan. 16 City Council Meeting took place in the Community Room of the Tehachapi Police Department. Police Chief Kent Kroeger presented the Council with a Memorandum...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017