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Articles from the August 6, 2016 edition

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 By Zach Skow    Community    August 6, 2016

Marley's Mutts Makes Pawsitive Change

When the Supervisory staff at CDCR California City came calling, Marley's Mutts was ready. Lisa Porter, our lead trainer and energy specialist, took the point position and worked tirelessly on...

 

Farewell to Pacino's Restaurant

I have been walking through the front doors of Pacino's for the last seven years. I'm proud to have been part of the restaurant and thankful to have been able to do a job I so loved. I have met so...

 

'I'm a little put out…'

If you have been party to any home financing recently, you’ve probably said the same thing: “This should not be anything of concern, as I have very strong credit.” Welcome to my world. Once...

 

The Better Halves Bring Smiles to Fiddlers Crossing, Aug. 12

Do a Google search for The Better Halves and the first thing one will come across is the phrase, "Music handcrafted to make you smile". Considering all the stresses and strains in our daily lives...

 

Let's Get Rich!

The presidential conventions are over and the vicious campaigning season continues. Lord, help us. We can expect to hear about many issues, but especially about jobs and the economy. I like hearing...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 6, 2016

Meet Your New Neighbors

Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church has a new pastor. Reverend Robin Wells began her new assignment on July 1 and the itinerant pastor said that this is her ninth move in ten years. Her prior...

 

Helping Clients With Their Future Success

The Loop Newspaper: Jay, what motivates you in your role as a business advisor? It all starts with my fundamental belief that the average, hardworking American business owner doesn’t get a fair...

 

Windows 10 Recommended Settings

Now that you’ve got your free upgrade to Windows 10, here are some settings you should probably change and why. If you don’t have a touchscreen and never want Windows 10 to run in Tablet Mode,...

 

Successful Dog Days for THS

The Tehachapi Humane Society (THS) celebrated “Dog Days of Summer” with a Silent Auction at the Souza Family Winery Friday July 15. The Silent Auction was a success bringing in over $1,700 for the Spay and Neuter programs that the Tehachapi...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    August 6, 2016

Stallion Springs Community Church Announces a New Pastor

John Barnes has been named the new Pastor at Stallion Springs Community Church. Barnes will begin his full time duties on August 14. He is from Texas, but has been a missionary in Haiti for the past...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    August 6, 2016

The Beekay Theater

We’ve been hearing a lot about the BeeKay Theatre lately so I decided to add a few of my own facts. Mine are just tales that if not told would someday be forgotten. Can’t let that happen. The BeeK...

 
 By Liz Block    Community    August 6, 2016

Lawn Rebates Still Available

We’re getting to the really hot part of the year, and lawns everywhere are getting that golden glow. Don’t panic! Fescue grass has a strategy to survive a hot dry summer – it goes dormant. Gold is good, it means the grass has hunkered down and...

 

The Genius of Charles H. Kaman – Part 2

In 2006, I photographed this odd looking helicopter sitting on the ramp at Tehachapi Airport. It was a Kaman K-Max. This odd looking "heavy-lift" helicopter in the photograph was developed by Charles...

 

Rosamond Review

This week I decided to write about Rosamond and I found a Progress Edition from the 1959 Rosamond Review when digging through my mother Marion Deaver’s files. This big edition, published January 8,...

 

Scents and the Angler

A fish’s survival depends on its keen senses, including hearing, sight, movement, touch, taste, and smell. Anglers pay a great deal of attention to this sensory world too, such as the visual qualiti...

 

New Chapel Needed for Growing Norbertine Monastery

Founded in 1997 with five women (under the guidance of the Abbot of St. Michael's Abbey in Silverado, California), the Norbertine Sisters came to Tehachapi in May of 2000 to form a cloistered...

 

Tehachapi Teen Shines at IJM Pageant

Trinity Madden (11) has just come home from Virginia Beach, where she competed in the International Junior Miss competition for the title of International Junior Miss International Preteen. Rather...

 

Types of Risk – Part 1

What is risk? In the investment world, risk generally is associated with uncertainty. It refers to the possibility that you will lose some or all of your investment or that an investment will yield le...

 

License Holdup Delays Hospital Lease Transition

August 1, 2016 was to be the day the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District turned over all of its assets and operations to Adventist Health in a 30-year lease agreement, but the state-run program that...

 

Hardworking Hospital Guild Ponders Its Mission

Changes are on the horizon for the Tehachapi Hospital Guild as Adventist Health takes over management of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District's old and new hospitals and three clinics. Since its...

 

United States Constitution Reflects Human Nature As Is

A recent challenge by a newsmaker to "read the Constitution" is a worthy provocation. Orders from Amazon for copies of the document reportedly have risen in the wake of the statement. The more the Con...

 

Hospice Volunteers Comfort by Listening

Zanya Biviano, community outreach volunteer for Optimal Hospice Care, told the Kiwanis Club of Tehachapi at its Aug. 3 meeting at Perfetto restaurant that often people who are preparing to die will sh...

 

Forde Shorts

What is the name of the new hospital? There's a corporate name and a hospital name. The corporation name is Adventist Health Medical Center Tehachapi Valley. That's who the employees will be working...

 

Treasure Seekers

Treasure Seekers is an original play by Tanis Galik, a local playwright. It is a family play, based on the beloved children's novels by E. Nesbit, The House of Arden and Harding's Luck. In Treasure...

 

Thermostat

The thermostat is an important part of your cooling system. Your vehicle's thermostat performs a similar function to the thermostat in your home. At home, you set your thermostat to maintain a comfort...

 

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