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 By Pat Doody    Community    October 14, 2017 

Another business expands in Tehachapi

Carefree Moving and Storage is alive and well in Tehachapi. Carol and Debbie Gerdl want everyone to know that the same family owned and professionally run moving and storage company that Tehachapi...

 
 By Josh Riley    Community    October 14, 2017 

Understanding agency

It's important to understand what legal responsibilities your real estate salesperson has to you and to other parties in the transactions. Ask your salesperson to explain what type of agency...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    October 14, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

After 13 years in Lancaster, Carlos and Mary Jane Aguirre said that they wanted something better for their family. They found a piece of land in Tehachapi on which they decided to build their own...

 

Smart speakers: how to protect your privacy

Smart speakers are voice-controlled WiFi-connected devices that can be used as virtual asistants. They can look like a hockey puck, a large air freshener or a regular speaker. Amazon started things...

 
 By Mel White    Community    October 14, 2017 

Didn't know I couldn't

One of my all time favorite movies is 1963's "Funny Girl," the Fanny Brice story, starring Barbra Streisand as the famed Ziegfeld and Baby Snooks star. I love the movie even though, as I learned by...

 

Bear Valley Springs Schoolhouse Museum

The purpose of the museum is to provide residents a glimpse into our area's past. Many residents do not know the history of Bear Valley Springs (BVS). The Schoolhouse Museum is the only place in the...

 

Lions honor local students

The Tehachapi Lions honored three local students as their September Students-of-the-Month on Sept. 21. Vincent Mendoza, a sixth grader, was chosen by the staff at Jacobsen Middle School because of...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Photographer Ben Dewell moved to Tehachapi in July. Ben felt it was time to downsize from his home in Valencia, a town about an hour and a half south of Tehachapi. He had loved the outdoors since he...

 

What's important when you're shopping for a computer

So, the time has come to replace your computer. You're ready to start looking at the Best Buy ads and checking out Costco and Amazon for deals. But deals on what? Computer descriptions often include...

 

Fall: my new favorite season

Whenever someone asks me what my favorite season is, I find it really hard to pick just one. That's because my favorite season is usually the one that is coming up or just starting, whatever season...

 

Free Grief/Support Counseling Sessions - Monday, Oct. 9

What: Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley will host the first in a free series of grief/support counseling sessions to those affected – directly or indirectly – by the mass shootings in Las Vegas....

 

Reflection on a week in Orange, Texas

In the early morning hours of Sept. 9, six Tehachapi residents loaded into a van for a journey to Texas. All, members of the Tehachapi Church of the Nazarene (TNAZ), answered the call to pray, give...

 

Lehigh cycle park

Everyone is familiar with the Lehigh Southwest Cement plant located off Hwy 58 between Love's Travel Stop and Sand Canyon. Many don't realize that the plant has been in operation for over 100 years....

 

U.S. Highway 466 – Where are you?

Years ago U.S. Highway 466 came directly through Tehachapi. Trucks rumbled by and auto traffic on the way to Bakersfield and parts north passed through town. Many stopped to stretch their legs and...

 

There's good news about the new Hospital

Christina Scrivner is excited about the partnership Tehachapi has developed with Adventist Health as the new hospital nears completion. She spoke at a Kiwanis meeting about her participation with...

 

Day of the Dead Festival to benefit the Old Tehachapi Cemetery

The Old Tehachapi Cemetery was established in 1858, just a few years after early settlers came to Williamsburg, now called Old Town. This is not the resting place of the vast land owners, but of the m...

 

What is the Lions' Apple Drop?

The Tehachapi Lions Club will be holding their 5th Annual Apple Drop on Oct. 8 at the Tehachapi Apple Festival. You might be wondering what the Apple Drop is. It is a fundraiser put on by the Club to...

 

Native American tool shop

Over the centuries some areas of East Kern have served more than one purpose. This was found to be true in 1965, when members of the Kern-Antelope Historical Society visited a site near Rosamond that...

 

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

Most people recognize movie stars that are human; I tend to recognize movie stars that are airplanes. Back in 2005, Gene Powers, of Hawkins & Powers, Greybull, Wyoming, made several passes down ru...

 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Restrictions on Dumping Be sure to have your Stallion Springs Resident Pass on your windshield and visible. Due to illegal dumping by residents and non-residents the trash transfer station will soon...

 

What to do if you get the flu

I'm guessing that the flu isn't on your top-10 wish list, right? But just in case you get sick this flu season, here's a list of 10 things you can do to help ease your symptoms-and to stop the flu in...

 

The joys of Apple Season at Pulford Family Orchard

Family traditions run deep in Tehachapi, and with 35 years of the Pulford family growing apples it's become a tradition many families look forward to each year. With around 2,500 trees and 19...

 

New cycle park on Tehachapi Blvd.

On Sept. 14, Lehigh Cement dedicated a new cycle park on Tehachapi Blvd. across the road from the Lehigh Cement plant towers. It was constructed completely by plant management and employees. The park...

 

Sharpening is local now!

We have a sharpener in town. Those who shop at Pioneer True Value Home Center know Mike Zanghi. He just completed training on the proper techniques to sharpen scissors, beautician and barber shears,...

 

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