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Pilot Flying J Travel Center now open

Located on the corner of Tehachapi Blvd. and Steuber Rd., Tehachapi's new Pilot Flying J Travel Center finally and quietly opened on Saturday, Dec. 2. Originally scheduled to open in October,...

 

Making Tehachapi beautiful for 38 years

Most students from Tehachapi High School are familiar with the leaf project. Each year, science students are asked to complete a special nature assignment. In my day, depending on the time of year...

 
 By Susan Minor    Community    December 9, 2017 

Slice of Life Enrichment School

"Parlez-vous français?" If not, venture out with us to learn the beautiful French language. As French is a latin-based language and one of the most spoken languages globally, it is a particularly...

 

Mojave water history

A desert community such as Mojave must have a reliable water source to survive. An article by my mother Marion Deaver details the history of the water supply for that town. Those of you who read this...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    December 9, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Taylor and Eustace Laurie arrived in Tehachapi in September from Alexandria, Va. to begin work in their new clerical positions; Eustace as the new pastor of Tehachapi's Seventh Day Adventist Church an...

 

Special exhibit for the Holidays at the Tehachapi Museum - Kunigunde

Through the holidays, a new exhibit at the Tehachapi Museum features a carved wooden figure, on loan from Zanya Biviano. It is in the style of the German Baroque era, indicated by the softness of the...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    December 9, 2017 

The advent of woke women

Advent is a season of waiting, on high alert. Scripture tells us to "Keep Awake" and be ready. We are to be diligent to welcome a savior coming. However, we can't appreciate the savior if we can't...

 
 By Mel White    Community    December 9, 2017 

New holiday traditions

My childhood was pretty traditional, generally speaking, and our holiday celebrations were no exception. Through college, winter holidays were spent with my family – some years at our house, some ye...

 

REALTORS® donate 91 dinners and canned foods

On Nov. 16 the Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors (TAAR) and our Local Realtors donated $2,275 to the Salvation Army for their Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Drive. $25 provided a family of 4 with a...

 

Tehachapi Library Opens Dec. 4

After a few hiccups, the Tehachapi Branch of the Kern County Library will open its doors to the public on Monday, Dec. 4 at its new location, 212 S Green St. Tours of will begin at 4 p.m. District 2...

 

Give the gift of learning

With the holiday season fast approaching, why not consider the gift of learning for yourself or for a child? Learning, or further developing a new skill, can be extremely confidence-boosting and...

 

Massage Therapists targeted by new County rules

My name is Dale LaVonne Martin. I own and operate Body Nature Therapeutic Massage located in Natural Health Massage & Spa in Old Town Tehachapi. You might be familiar with my name as I have written...

 

Searching for History

Searching for something to write a column about can be a slow process sometimes, and going through my mother Marion Deaver's files can be frustrating at best. There is tons of material there, but...

 

Everyone can be a leader

Tracy Keefe spoke to the Tehachapi American Association of University Women at their November meeting about the importance of serving as leaders in our community. She praised AAUW for their work in...

 

Burpee and Kick-a-Thon raises funds for Wounded Heroes

Tehachapi Martial Arts Center and Indian Hills CrossFit hosted a fundraiser on Nov. 11 to support the Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County. It was held on the mat at Tehachapi Martial Arts Center and...

 

2017 Glam Night

Over 200 guests in their finest cocktail attire approach the glitz and glam of the Annual Glam Night at Bellissima Medical Aesthetics. The friendly valet attendants greet these party goers and lead th...

 

Students Robotics Challenge is moving along

The Tehachapi High School's Robotics challenge for all Tehachapi students from 1st through 12th grade has made significant progress since the first article that appeared in The Loop in September. This...

 

Douglas Skyraider, a favorite aircraft in Vietnam

The Douglas A-1 was originally designed in 1944 to meet World War II requirements to replace the SBD dive bomber. It was to be a carrier-based, single place, long-range, high-performance,...

 

There is help for sick children

Improving the lives of children is a major concern for Kiwanis International as well as the local club in Tehachapi. Members were especially interested in the learning about Children's Miracle...

 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Michael Shaub took home the title of Grand Prize Winner at the Property Owners Association Chili Cook Off on Saturday, Nov. 18. Shaub received a $50 prize for the win which he donated back to the...

 

Valley Oaks Lego Robotics Program has successful season

The Valley Oaks Charter School Lego Robotics Program would like to thank their sponsors and mentors for another successful season! This year VOCS had its largest program ever. The Tehachapi...

 

A few years ago

The Opera House, an early Tehachapi building, was located on F Street where the College Community Health Clinic building now stands (113 East F St.), next to the little yogurt shop. It was a focal...

 

Close encounter of the bird kind

Dennis Cowden of Tehachapi had a fascinating encounter with what we believe to be a juvenile red-tailed hawk on his property on Nov. 7, 2017. Apparently, red-tailed hawks may be the most common hawk...

 

Murphy's Diesel & Auto Repair takes over Shofner Automotive

Early this year Murphy's Diesel & Auto Repair, long known for their emergency roadside big rig service, took over the South Street auto repair shop formerly known as Shofner Automotive. Jeff and P...

 

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