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Articles from the June 11, 2016 edition

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 By Ed Gordon    Community    June 11, 2016

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Mary Beth Garrison, along with her buddy "Bear", a life-size image of a bear, was the speaker at the Stallion Springs Property Owners Association meeting on May 24. Garrison presented ways to decrease...

 

Marley's Mutts Rescue puppy gets fitted for prosthetic

Tehachapi High School had an adorable visitor on May 27; 16-week-old pitbull puppy Trinity. She, along with veterinarian Dr. Mayuri Kerr and Marley's Mutts founder Zach Skow, arrived at the THS...

 

Be Savvy

Consumers, we want your business! Advertising is designed to make you pick up the phone, or visit a web site, and it’s funny the way things are presented to compel you to do so. There are ads that...

 

What is the Internet and how does it work?

We get the word “internet” by combining the first parts of the words interconnected and networks. The internet connects millions of smaller networks, each owned independently, but connected with...

 

Why we do what we do

As a municipal service engineer for over 15 years, I cannot count the times I have been asked about a decision I have made regarding a public facility. Most of the time it is a genuine desire to...

 

'Summer Sunsets' lecture series, June 15

At Triassic Vineyards we are looking forward to the summer months and planning to share the beauty we experience each day in the breathtaking Cummings Valley. We are thrilled to kick off our annual...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 11, 2016

Meet Your New Neighbors

It was a work transfer with a utility company that brought Dean Long to Tehachapi. He came from Rancho Cucamonga where he had lived since he was five years old. He found a beautiful mountain top home...

 

What a Month!

Well, it may be over, but it won’t soon be forgotten. I’m talking about the month of May. Every year during the month of May small businesses around the nation are honored and recognized for the...

 

Managing Local Resources

On May 30, the Nation observed Memorial Day. I'm sure that most of you, like me, reflected on the sacrifices that so many men and women have made to protect our nation and our freedoms. How blessed...

 

Fourth of July Wiener Dog races are on

Calling all my Wiener Dog friends: if you have been sitting around on the comfy couch instead of getting that well-paid spokesdog job, here's how you can win some money and make your humans proud!...

 

Safe Habits

The summer has unofficially started and the heat is upon us. Now is the time to be more active and more careful. Many of us use the warmer weather to re-start the exercise programs we resolved to have in January or look to salads and lighter foods...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    June 11, 2016

So Proudly We Hail

Through the years, here in town, people have been known to say, "It's never been this hot!" Then, I have heard, "It's never been this cold!" Then, of course, "It's never been this dry!" and "It's...

 

Common Knowledge

Wandering around on the Internet can lead to some strange discoveries. Here’s a case in point. There is a specific definition of common knowledge used in logic. We generally think we know what common knowledge must be. It’s just the stuff that...

 

Project Update

Vancouver, British Columbia - June 6, 2016 - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. wishes to provide an update of its operations at its 50%-owned Soledad Mountain gold-silver project located south of Mojave, California. The Company is pleased with the...

 

Boron Senior Citizens Honored With BBQ Lunch Fundraiser, June 9

Attendance at the Boron Senior Center will certainly be high on June 9 as golden agers look forward to the 8th Annual Boron Senior Center Barbecue, hosted by the Hall Ambulance Paramedics and EMTs assigned to Post 17 in Boron, California. When: Thurs...

 

Garlock Memories

It always amazes me, when I think I have exhausted all of the files of my mother Marion Deaver, I find something new. Yesterday I was searching through the file drawer and found a file that I had...

 

Stop Hunger Now Event

On Sunday afternoon, May 22, at the Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church, 67 people gathered together for a "Stop Hunger Now" food packaging event. In just a little over 2 hours, they assembled,...

 

THS Awards Night 2016

Tehachapi High School's 2016 Awards Night was held in the gym the evening of May 22. Families, teachers, and distinguished members of the community attended to watch THS's best and brightest be...

 

Ed Weaver Retires From Tehachapi High School After 30 Years

On May 22, 2016, a flag lowering was held for the retirement of Ed Weaver, Tehachapi High School's beloved wood shop and drafting teacher. Many people gathered at the front of the school to honor Mr....

 

Electing Early Social Security Retirement Benefits – Part 4

If you become disabled at or after age 62 and have not yet retired, is it better to apply for Social Security disability benefits or early retirement benefits? If you’re unable to work because of il...

 

2016 Memorial Day Service and Parade Honors Veterans and Fallen Soldiers

The annual Memorial Day parade kicked off at 10 a.m., with the sound of bagpipes playing Yankee Doodle and other American tunes the whole way through. Many groups walked in the parade, including the...

 

School Funding Favors High-Need Districts

An audible gasp arose from the community leaders at the June 1, 2016 meeting of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council when Tehachapi Unified School District (TUSD) Superintendent Susan...

 

Thinning the Herd: Tehachapi Wild Horses Running Home (To You)

It's awesome when you first see them – a hundred beautiful black wild horses cavorting in their own mystical valley just a few dozen miles from the city of Tehachapi. These are the wild horses of...

 

Forde Shorts

H is for hospital -- Measure H, which sought approval from residents of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District (TVHD) to affiliate with Adventist Health and OK a 30-year lease of all district...

 

Time to Take Another Look at Diesel Vehicles

Let’s debunk some of the myths about diesel powered vehicles. 1. Diesel Burns Dirty This was true years ago. Since 2006, however, U.S. diesel vehicles have been required by law to use ultra-low-sulfur diesel or USLD. Modern diesels are soot-free...

 

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