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 By Dennis Cowden    Community    March 18, 2017 

Creaming the liquids

In the last article, we talked about the importance of creaming the butter and sugar. Now we're going to add the liquids to this essential creamed mixture. Eggs and any flavorings, such as vanilla...

 

Phone call scams

Most of us probably don’t answer a phone call when it’s from a number we don’t know. We know it’s probably some kind of scam trying to separate us from our money. Here are the newest phone sca...

 

California Highway Patrol to host Coffee with a Cop, March 23

Officers from the California Highway Patrol Mojave office and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, have coffee, and build relationships....

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 18, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Ed and Lisa Sanchez arrived in Tehachapi on Jan. 28. For Ed it was coming home. He was born and raised here but had not lived here since high school. Although living in beautiful San Diego, they were...

 
 By Liz Block    Community    March 18, 2017 

Spring is Springing

Abundant rain and snow are greening the hillsides and vacant lots. Spring comes early in a Mediterranean climate. California (except for our deserts) is one of a handful of places in the world with this type of climate, which is characterized by...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    March 18, 2017 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

The Stallion CERT team held triage training at the March meeting. The team practiced how to determine various types of injuries and set priorities on further assistance. The theme of the Stallion...

 

Twenty recruits graduate from the Hall EMT Academy

Program Provides Career-Path and Self Sufficiency Twenty recruits from Class 32 of the Hall EMT Academy graduated on Tuesday, March 7, at the Party Palace Reception Hall, 930 19th Street, with...

 

Lions Desert Zone B Contest winner

Competition stiffened in the 80th Annual Student Speaker Contest, sponsored by the Lions Club throughout California. Narrowing the field, Sandra Flores has won the Desert Zone B Contest, receiving...

 
 By Mark Fisher    Community    March 18, 2017 

Brave new world

There has been a lot in the media about the planetary system found recently around the star TRAPPIST-1. That’s the small dwarf star with seven terrestrial planets that were announced in February. Te...

 
 By Kevin Belsby    Community    March 18, 2017 

Christian counseling versus other forms of counseling, Part 2

At the DPER Life Center we are often asked about the different types of counseling we offer. Primarily we are a Christian Counseling Center that offers specific Christian “based” licensed...

 

Studio Elite Dance brings home trophies from Showstoppers

One Platinum and Three Gold Honors Qualifies Studio Elite Dance to compete at Showstoppers National Finals. At their first competition of the season Studio Elite Dance Competition Team took top...

 
 By Kelly Vicars    Community    March 18, 2017 

Boeing 747 art project takes flight in Mojave

A team of artists, engineers, airline mechanics, welders, technologists, and visionaries are busy at the Mojave Air & Space Port converting a Boeing 747 into a moving art experience for Burning Ma...

 

Promote local events on the Tehachapi App

The City of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Tourism Commission want to make sure that they have all upcoming community events on the Tehachapi App. The App, which is a free download on the App Store and...

 

Kiwanians learn about Historic Women

Kiwanis Club recognized Women's History Month by inviting three members of American Association of University Women to their March meeting. The women are members of AAUW's Storytellers Group who...

 

Democrats recognize Women's History Month

Tehachapi Mountain Democrats honored Women's History Month by inviting three historic women to speak about their lives. American Association of University Women has a group of members who research...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 18, 2017 

Not yet!

Congregating in front of the District Office prior to School Board meeting on March 14, members of the Tehachapi Association of Teachers carried signs stating that "TAT not ON STRIKE yet!". The...

 
 By Fiona Nelson    Community    March 18, 2017 

BVS Carriage & Driving Society newsletter March 2017

March's Ride and Drive was held out of Cal City. Conditions were perfect, not too hot, not too cold, and no wind. The trails were in very good condition with no deep sand for minis to flounder in! Eve...

 

AAUW celebrates its birthday

Tehachapi Mountain Branch of American Association of University Women celebrated its 33rd anniversary this year at the March AAUW meeting. The Branch was organized by Evelyn Seaman and Marti Sprinkle...

 
 By Cathy Hansen    Community    March 18, 2017 

Charlie Hudson, most decorated bombardier of World War II

On July 13, 2001, my husband Al and I flew over to Taft to hear Lt. Col. Charles S. "Combat" Hudson, U.S. Army Air Corps, the most decorated bombardier of World War II, give his last presentation in C...

 
 By Mel White    Community    March 18, 2017 

Unguarded motorcycle

I’m just as quick as anyone else to whine “why me?” when something goes wrong through no fault of my own, and I can be just as slow as anyone else to realize when I just plain luck out in spite...

 

Flag Day for First Graders

Members of the Tehachapi Lions Club distributed over 550 mini flags to first grade students at Tompkins Elementary School, Golden Hills Elementary School and Cummings Valley Elementary School during...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 18, 2017 

Tehachapi's legendary resident Dick Baxter

Tehachapi resident and famed Hollywood manager Dick Baxter has a reason to be proud of his career in show business. Not many people can say that they have put in 54 years, but Baxter has. The farm...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    March 18, 2017 

'Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night'

I travel to the Post Office mostly every day as I rent a box there. I am always greeted by wonderfully kind and courteous employees. If you are a “regular”, you are welcomed and called by name....

 

Meet artist David Rivas Spring Art Show

This is a great community with many talented people. It is frequently amazing to find someone with such great talent hiding in some corner of Tehachapi. Well, an amazing new talent has become known...

 

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