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 By Mark La Ciura    Community    May 12, 2018 

A Sentimental Journey for me

I had a fantastic time at the L.A. County Air Show 2018 but that's nothing new to me. I have been going to air shows from the first day I got my driver's license. I use to get my World War II veteran...

 

Helping art thrive in Tehachapi

I come from a very artistic family. My mom and dad both painted and could easily create cute, beautiful sketches. And my brother, well, he can draw just about anything and it always comes out...

 
 By Thomas Morris    Community    May 12, 2018 

2018 Los Angeles County Air Show

On March 24-25 the 5th annual Los Angeles County Air Show took place at Fox Field in Lancaster. The staff and editor at The Loop honored me for the third consecutive year to attend and report on the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

Force 5 Training Center: Self-defense, fitness and personal development

Force 5 Training Center, a mixed martial arts studio, has recently opened at 20601 Highway 202, Suite 102, in Tehachapi. The studio features classes in fitness, firearms and self-defense; one-stop...

 
 By William Kritlow    Community    May 12, 2018 

Got a business, service club, or event? Want it noticed?

If you have a business, service club, or perhaps an event you want to get noticed, it's important to pursue as many avenues as you can to get the attention you need. You'll definitely want to use...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

Meet Your New Neighbors

In 2003, Don and Kristin Freed began looking at areas that would get them out of Los Angeles. Both of them had grown up around Tujunga in the San Fernando Valley. For a time they considered Provo, Uta...

 
 By Dave Martin    Community    May 12, 2018 

What does the Swiss bobsled team and the PCT have in common? Hummingbird!

In late April, I gave two PCT hikers a ride from the post office back to the Best Western and agreed to take them out to the Willow Springs PCT intersection the next day at noon. Hummingbird, her...

 
 By Greg Cunningham    Community    May 12, 2018 

Startin' on the Dock of the bay

To use your computer, you need to use either the Dock (macOS) or Start (Windows.) The Dock and Start are how you interact with your operating system and your applications. By default, they both work...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    May 12, 2018 

'When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.' (Isaiah 43:2)

Are you treading water? Barely afloat? I love to tell the story of Noah's ark, not that I believe it literally, but rather, I like to show a boat rising higher and higher as the water just keeps...

 
 By Phyllis Belcher    Community    May 12, 2018 

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is an adventure

"We made some miscalculations," was how Ron Gaiser described the hike he and Kiwanis Club President Jonathan Hall took on the Pacific Crest Trail. The two men undertook the hike as a fundraiser for...

 

Coffee with a Cop

On Thursday, May 10, 2018 the Tehachapi Police Department teamed up with McDonald's in Tehachapi for Coffee with a Cop, and invited the community to stop by and say hello. "These events allow people...

 
 By William Kritlow    Community    May 12, 2018 

New church in Tehachapi

A new church has started in Tehachapi – A City on a Hill Church – under the leadership of Pastor Michael Clark. It meets Sundays at 9:30 a.m. at The Slice of Life Building, 48771 W. Valley Blvd.,...

 

Longtime local physician joins Adventist Health as hospitalist

Starting this month, patients being admitted to Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley will be welcomed by a familiar face. Longtime Tehachapi family medicine physician Dr. Susan Hall is now serving as a...

 
 By Phyllis Belcher    Community    May 12, 2018 

Democrats support Congressional Candidate

Tatiana Matta is running for congress in the 23rd Congressional District which is currently represented by Kevin McCarthy. She has been endorsed by the California Democratic Party and spoke at the...

 

National Day of Prayer recognized in Tehachapi

National Day of Prayer was recognized by the City of Tehachapi as more than 100 people gathered in front of Tehachapi City Hall. Tehachapi Mayor Pro-tem Susan Wiggins gave the opening remarks...

 

32nd Annual Prayer Breakfast

It was a great turn out at McMullan Hall for the 32nd Annual Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast on May 3 as speaker Daryl Ragsdale, business development director for World Wind & Solar, shared his...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 12, 2018 

New park facilities subject of public meeting

About 150 people attended the first of four public meetings held by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District on May 3 at the Aspen Builders, Inc. Activity Center. The meeting was to explore...

 
 By Curtis Nelson    Community    May 12, 2018 

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club has been busy the last two weeks bringing home trophies and medals. April 20-22 TVWC wrestlers took it to the mat at the California State Kids Greco Tournament held in...

 
 By Mel White    Community    May 12, 2018 

Cleaning for company

I admit it, I'm not real big on housework. I do it as little of it as possible. Okay, okay, really, I HATE HOUSEWORK! But houses need work, and every now and then I find I have to do some (more)...

 
 By Cathy Hansen    Community    May 12, 2018 

Flying B-17s in World War II

Doug Clipperton, Mojave Chamber of Commerce President, has shared some exciting war stories about his father, Eldred N. Clipperton, U. S. Army Air Corps B-17 pilot. Recently, Doug's brother came...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    May 12, 2018 

Mothers I have known

They come in all shapes, sizes and dispositions. Mothers, of course. I had half-a-dozen children and each one has always managed to make me glad, sad, proud, amazed and completely baffled at times....

 

May the Fourth event at the Tehachapi Library

"May the Fourth be with You", the Star Wars extravaganza at the Tehachapi Branch Library on Friday, May 4 was a smashing hit. Attendees dressed up in their favorite Star Wars gear and participated in...

 

Farmers Market begins May 10

The Tehachapi Farmers Market on Green Street in Downtown Tehachapi will begin on May 10 this year, and will continue every Thursday through Aug. 16. Market hours will be 4 to 7:30 p.m. with a focus...

 

Rotary supports Tijuana Orphanage

Members from two Rotary Clubs, Tehachapi and China Lake, went on a weekend trip April 7-8 to support the Ninos de la Promesa Orphanage in Tijuana. Chris Naftel represented the Tehachapi Rotary Club...

 

Student-built airplane taking shape

The Build-a-Plane project for high school students in Tehachapi is looking less like an assortment of sheet metal parts and more like an airplane that will fly. The Tehachapi Society of Pilots (TSP)...

 

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