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 By Linda Carhart    Community    April 15, 2017 

Making the best use of your time

For those who feel that there is nothing to do in Tehachapi, let me tell you that we can disprove that in a moment. Join us at Jacobsen Middle School Gymnasium on Tuesday, April 25 for the Non Profit...

 
 By Susan Wiggins    Community    April 15, 2017 

Rosamond schools, education in 1955

In 1955 the Southern Kern County Union School District proudly announced that it had completed additions to its school and would dedicate its new buildings April 30, 1955. The additions included a...

 

Remembering Cousin Carrie Fisher

The setting was a memorial held for both Debbie Reynolds and Carrie at Los Angeles' Forest Lawn, March 25, 2017. Dwight, Debbie Reynolds' white Coton pup, snuggled in close between Leslie Reynolds...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 15, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Ellen Hayes and Jared Ehlers moved into their Bear Valley home in January. Jared had actually bought the home in 2015 but had never moved in. He met Ellen who was living in Clovis, and that stalled...

 
 By Mel White    Community    April 15, 2017 

Keep on keepin' on

Ten years ago I wrote a column about “slowing down but not stopping. ” In it I discussed the realization that while I couldn’t do some of the things I could do when I was younger – like...

 

Scottish Heritage recognized by Church

There was an unusual addition to the regular service of worship at Tehachapi Community Congregational Church (UCC) last week. It was a Scottish tradition called Kirkin' 'o the Tartans. It dates back...

 
 By Bill Kritlow    Community    April 15, 2017 

The Tehachapi Christian Youth Film Festival

"It changed my life!" These words were spoken by Destinee, a Bakersfield youth. What was the "it?" The Christian Youth Film Festival in Bakersfield put on by the Christian Youth Film Society there. Th...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    April 15, 2017 

Honor Flight: old times remembered

A couple of weeks back the monthly Honor Flight/ Veterans’ Breakfast was held at St Malachy Church’s McMullan Hall. Some 130 veterans, family and friends spent three hours or more greeting one...

 
 By Mark Corum    Community    April 15, 2017 

Hall Ambulance employees return to Kern County after being honored

The 13 Hall Ambulance Service employees honored on Monday, April 3 at the state Capitol returned to Kern County after a whirlwind day of honors. They were amongst 48 EMS professionals from across...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 15, 2017 

Tehachapi's first wine tour bus

A bus load of students from the Levan Institute for Lifelong Learning and Bakersfield College became the first tour bus to visit our Tehachapi vineyards. The group was lead by instructor Mike...

 
 By Judy Reynolds    Community    April 15, 2017 

See the 'torture device' at the Tehachapi Museum

The Tehachapi Museum's newest exhibit features a very interesting machine, circa 1920s to 1930s, designed for giving women permanents. The permanent wave machine looks like a torture device from a...

 
 By Becky Mason    Community    April 15, 2017 

Tehachapi Mountain Bike team takes home first place

In the beautiful area of Keysville Special Recreation Area, near Lake Isabella the Tehachapi Mountain Bike teams competed in their third High School/Middle school race on March 25-26. Now in their...

 

Studio Elite Competition team places 4th and 9th overall at Starpower

Starpower Dance Competition was held March 24-26, in Fresno Calif. where performers Ava Daniels and Olivia Ringle from the Studio Elite Dance Competition Team competed in both solo and duet...

 

Good Deed awards

The American Legion Auxiliary, Tehachapi Unit 221, is pleased to award six of Tehachapi's outstanding youth with Good Deed Awards for 2017. The Unit held an award ceremony on Saturday, April 1, at...

 

Tehachapi Save Mart re-opens with a splash

Company officials and community leaders, including Mayor Ed Grimes, celebrated the grand reopening of the Save Mart store in Tehachapi today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event marked the...

 
 By Cathy Hansen    Community    April 15, 2017 

Book signing with Barbara H. Schultz

Mark your calendar and come to a special Barnes & Noble book signing with my friend, Barbara H. Schultz. Will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 12 noon until 4 p.m., 39228 10th Street...

 

Micaela Pryor makes Emerson College Dean's List

Micaela Pryor of Tehachapi has been named to the Emerson College Deans List for the fall 2016 semester. Pryor is majoring in Creative Writing BFA. The requirement to make Emerson's deans list is a...

 

Free alternatives to expensive software

A new computer comes with everything you need to do the basics, like checking your email, doing some web browsing, binge-watching something on Netflix, or enjoying a little shopping on Amazon. But...

 

Lions receive service awards

President Walt Satalino awarded Lion members with service year chevrons from Lions Club International during the Lions' April 6 meeting. Dennis Tope, Carole Tope and Alan Powell received their 10...

 
 By Charles White    Community    April 15, 2017 

Tehachapi celebrates Earth Day on April 22 and Marches for Science

Join the March for Science in Downtown Tehachapi, stating at 10 a.m. on the west side of Marx Park, near Wells Education Center. There will be some signs supporting science provided or you may make...

 
 By Mark Fisher    Community    April 15, 2017 

Science marches

On April 22, Earth Day, there are going to be people marching for science around the country and beyond. People are going to be coming together to show their support for science, and believe it or...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    April 15, 2017 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Stallion Springs CSD has installed a new radio system for better communications between the field staff and the office. The new system will replace the current cellular phone system which had many dea...

 

Tehachapi Robotics Team 585 heads to Internationals

Tehachapi Robotics Team 585 Cyber Penguins returned from their April 7-8 Las Vegas Competition with the Image Award and an invitation to the First International Championships in Houston April 19-22....

 
 By Nick Smirnoff    Community    April 15, 2017 

2017 Fishing Derby

After a one year absence, the annual TVRPD annual fishing derby surfaced again to a large crowd of anglers. The lake was restocked with 1,500 pounds of fresh Oregon grown trout just days before the...

 
 By Key Budge    Community    April 15, 2017 

'Little Library' installed at City Hall

The City of Tehachapi held the ribbon cutting of a new "Little Library" that was installed in front of Tehachapi City Hall on Thursday, April 13 at 11 a.m. Mayor Ed Grimes and distinguished guests...

 

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