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Brewer's Corner

For 2017 we have some exciting stuff going on over at Local Craft Beer, Tehachapi. We will continue to host the popular "Open Mic Night" every Wednesday at 6pm where local artists come to practice,...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    January 21, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Welcome to Tehachapi to Kellie Dudevoir, the new owner of Canine Creek Pet Wash and Boutique. Kellie sold her house in La Habra Heights, Orange County and purchased a new home and business in...

 

'The Jolly Routine'

"The Jolly Routine" is a term coined by the renowned canine behaviorist William Campbell. It means a pet parent "acts" relaxed and happy, even in moments they may feel otherwise, as a way of...

 

30th Anniversary Celebration of the Epic Flight of Voyager

Voyager aircraft designer, Burt Rutan and Voyager pilot, Dick Rutan, gathered with many of the Voyager project volunteers and supporters on Saturday evening, Dec. 17, 2016 to honor the 30th anniversar...

 

New Year: A new you?

Each New Year allows an opportunity to reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. What are yours? Is there some meaningful transformation you long for? January is my favorite month. I like...

 

Be the change

As a dog trainer, I find my job is both freshly challenging with each new case, and simultaneously, somewhat predictable. While each individual dog and dog guardian are unique and different, similar...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    January 7, 2017

Meet Your New Neighbors

Last July, Emily and Paul Sandholdt moved to Tehachapi from a small country town in Central Illinois called Loda. The adventure came about when Paul, who had spent the last five years with GE Wind, wa...

 

By the numbers

It’s another new year. So I guess it’s time to tally up my score for last year. I think I did pretty well. As a writer I need to track where I submit things to and what the outcome is. I keep a da...

 

Remembering Richard (Dick) Johnson

Several hundred people gathered Dec. 30 to pay their final respects to Richard (Dick) Johnson, a dear friend and respected member of the community. His 88 years were filled with his accomplishments...

 

Lions give thanks

The Tehachapi Lions Club would like to take this opportunity to offer a public, heartfelt thank you to all of the supporters of their Apple Drop Fundraiser. Due to your generous support, the Lions wer...

 

Birth of a dream

You all know the drill –I scrounge through my mom Marion Deaver's stuff and I find something of hers to write about in this column. Sometimes it can be a little more complicated than that. I found...

 

Gran Fondo wins award

The Tehachapi Gran Fondo was named "Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism" by Sports Destination managment magazine in their Nov./Dec. issue....

 

The noble bay

Laurus nobilis is the botanical name for sweet bay or Grecian laurel. Laurus is the Latin word for bay tree and nobilis refers to renowned. The early Greeks weaved crowns of bay leaves called laurel...

 

Artists in residence, Mary Beth Dillon & Lela June Schwark

In 2009, The Arts Council of Kern started the art cart program at San Joaquin Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif. The purpose of the program is to provide and engage patients with art projects that will...

 

Healthy holidays for you!

The holidays may be a source of many special memories. Also temptation, stress, and oversize expectations may throw you a curve ball or two. How can you possibly maintain your balance through it all,...

 

That beer has style

For this edition of Brewer's Corner I want to talk beer styles. I just brewed our 260th batch, another extravagantly hopped super cloudy New England style IPA called "hop down for what?" This is the l...

 

'Do gooders' are everywhere

Sitting around with family a few weeks ago, we began sharing stories, as families do, laughing at inside jokes which are funny only to those related, and just generally having a good time. By the...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Brian and Christina Porter are thrilled that they finally live in a place where Brian can be home with his family every night instead of just once a week. For the last 10 years, Brian has been a...

 

The human-canine feedback loop

When someone mentions therapy dogs, naturally called to mind are scenarios in which dogs bring comfort to people in need of a little extra. While this aspect of therapy dogs’ job description is...

 

'Breakfast With Santa' a big hit

Breakfast with Santa was the perfect way to start the Christmas Season in Tehachapi. It was held on the morning of December 3 at Jacobsen Middle School cafeteria where children and their parents were...

 

Herb legends of Christmastide!

There are many legends about herbs and the roles they played in the Christmas story. We will explore some of these charming tales in this column. I hope they will add a new dimension to your celebrati...

 

Celebrate the New Year with 'First Day Hikes'

Rejuvenate by taking a family friendly trek through a state park close to home. California State Parks will sponsor free guided hikes at Saddleback Butte State Park and Red Rock Canyon State Park on...

 

20th Annual Senior Luncheon

On Dec. 8 at noon the Rotary Club of Tehachapi held it's 20th Annual Senior Holiday Luncheon. This event started with eight in attendance and over the years has grown to over 300 local seniors...

 

To idle or not to idle?

It is that time of the year when many motorists let their vehicle "warm up" or idle before driving. In fact, today's modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures without excessive idling, says...

 

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