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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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

'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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

The Voyager story

The Voyager story is one of great emotion, courage, vision and adventure and is often referred to as "aviation's last first." The aircraft and idea of flying around the world non-stop was first discus...

 

In days of yore

It seems that Susan Wiggins and I have been touching on the same train of thought in our articles as of late. It’s strange for we never consult with one another about the topics we choose for our...

 

Tis the season to be spending?

Spending too much during the Christmas (Holiday) Season has become a national tradition. Borrowing for gifts and even for festive food is on the rise. Even worrying about how much we will spend or ove...

 

Home for the Holidays: Is your car up for the journey?

Before you pack up the car to head home for the holidays, the Car Care Council reminds you to make sure your vehicle is ready for the journey. Conducting a thorough vehicle inspection will help you...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

After living 18 years in Buena Park near Knotts Berry Farm, Phil and Terry Zamora retired and moved to Tehachapi in October. They were tired of the Orange County traffic and were looking for a slower...

 

Native Americans of East Kern

My mother Marion Deaver loved being a member of the Kern Antelope Historical Society and she made sure that she, my dad Paul, my brother Bill and I were all charter members of the group. The meetings...

 

Holiday shopping security

It’s that time of year again. The internet lets us shop in stores that can be anywhere in the world and the myriad delivery choices can bring our purchases right to our door. It’s convenient, and...

 

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