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 By Pat Doody    Community    August 5, 2017 

Meet Your New Neighbors

David and Bonnie Michaels arrived in Tehachapi at the end of June. They had lived in Chino Hills in San Bernardino County since their marriage 26 years ago. Bonnie retired on June 30 after working...

 

Backing up your online accounts offline

The internet is a weird and wonderful place and has become something way beyond what anyone thought it could be and something no one could have predicted. From email to videos, to messaging, to...

 
 By Susan Wiggins    Community    August 5, 2017 

Gossip Rock

I have a confession to make. Either I am getting old(er) or I have been writing this column way too long – or both! When I began this venture, it did not occur to me that I should devise a plan to...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    August 5, 2017 

Where's your heart's treasure?

Have you ever found something you could not say no to, besides, drugs, alcohol or other addictions, but rather something positive that was like a miraculous treasure? Sometimes we discover real...

 
 By Mel White    Community    August 5, 2017 

Much more than sports

I'm going to revisit the Title IX issue again because once again it is being dissed and dismissed by certain government officials in our country. Like many people (and like the ex-jock I am), I tend...

 

Built to last

Just like a well known American truck, your body is built to last. But if it's built to last, why do so many people have serious problems with their bodies? If a human body is built to last, why does...

 
 By Mark Fisher    Community    August 5, 2017 

Eclipse 2017

Once again the path of the moon is going to match up well with the position of the sun in the sky. So we're going to get a solar eclipse. This one will be total for a large strip of the US; but given...

 
 By Sonya Torres    Community    August 5, 2017 

Tehachapi Little League Softball Championships

Tehachapi's own 10-12 year old Little League softball girls place 3rd in the State of California Southern Softball Championship. Thirteen 10-12 year old Tehachapi girls made local Little League...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    August 5, 2017 

Adalay Elva Johnson Bassler

Some stories begin with "Once upon a time" and that's as good a place to begin as I speak of long time Tehachapi citizen, Adalay Elva Johnson Bassler, who celebrated her 94th birthday on July 23. A...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 5, 2017 

Planning Commission welcomes new member

As one of her last duties as secretary to the Planning Commission, Roxanne Davis swore in new commissioner Ken Wright at the Commission's July 24 meeting. Davis, who has been secretary to the...

 

Tehachapi pilots award scholarships to local students

The Tehachapi Society of Pilots (TSP) has recently awarded scholarships to local area students for aviation and aerospace related pursuits. These scholarships have been made possible by contributions...

 

Auto Safe driving - best practices

Safer driving Driving is such a common part of our everyday lives that it's easy to forget how inherently dangerous it can be. Every vehicle on the road – including yours – weighs several tons....

 

Summer is alive and well up in Onyx!

Where is Onyx? It's east of Lake Isabella on the south side of Highway 178. From Tehachapi drive north on Highway 14, and turn left (West) on the 178! Onyx is west of Walker Pass and east of Weldon....

 

Thunder on the Mountain raises money for Optimal Hospice Foundation

We all know what it is like to lose a loved one. It is painful. It is part of life. But imagine you are a 10-year-old kid and when you come home from school one day someone tells you that your...

 

Meet local mural artist at Dunkin Donuts

Tehachapi mural artist Lyn Bennett will be on hand to talk to visitors and answer questions about her latest painting located in Dunkn Donuts on July 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. Dunkin Donuts commissioned...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 22, 2017

Sometimes you just gotta laugh (at breakfast)

I was reminded the other day of a breakfast I had with friends a few years ago, an experience that has always served as a great lesson to me about how utterly draining negativity can be and how to dea...

 

Mojave's Poole Building

This is the third and probably the last of the historical collaborations between my brother Bill Deaver and me to write our columns. Bill did most of the writing on this one; however I provided the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    July 22, 2017

Meet Your New Neighbors

One of Tehachapi’s newer residents is Linda Slover. Linda is also owner of Twisted Sisters Revival, one of Tehachapi’s newest businesses. Linda arrived at the end of last year from Ft. Collins,...

 

Let's talk about cookies

Mmmm, cookies. Unfortunately, I’m not talking about the delicious cookies you make in the kitchen. I’m talking about the cookies stored on your computer. Wait, what? How do these cookies get on my...

 

BVS Carriage & Driving Society, July 2017

June and July have been busy, action packed, fun months for the Carriage Club. On June 17, we held one of our clicker training workshops. These events are wonderful to watch. The most interesting...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    July 22, 2017

Remembering the day

Few would elect to be in a major disaster but if you’ve experienced one, there is a kinship with those who also shared the catastrophe that creates a lasting camaraderie. People sometimes ask,...

 
 By Larry LaCom    Community    July 22, 2017

Interview with Eric Scarlett

Eric Scarlett is one of Tehachapi's claims to fame. If you've ever wondered who built the world's largest barbecue grill, or the world's biggest motorcycle, look no further than Bear Valley Springs,...

 

Lions Club thanks the Tehachapi community and visitors

The Tehachapi Lions Club would like to thank the community of Tehachapi and visitors to our wonderful city for their support of the Lions hot dog sales at the July 4th Hot Dog Festival in Philip Marx...

 

A Spitfire at Mojave, a decade ago

The aircraft in the photo above is a rare Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IXc/e that underwent flight testing here at Mojave Airport over a decade ago before it was shipped to the TAM Air Museum Americana...

 

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