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 By Ben Graham    Local News    October 14, 2017 

Required withdrawals from retirement plans: what should you know?

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. You may spend decades contributing to your IRA and 401(k). But, eventually, you'll need to use this...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    October 14, 2017 

City receives two ASCE awards

The City of Tehachapi received recognition from the Southern San Joaquin Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers for two of their projects. Freedom Plaza engineered by AECOM received the...

 

How to get started

The caller wanted to learn how to get ready to buy his first house. "I just paid cash for my business, and I have no credit." Nice, a clean slate to work with! After the mortgage meltdown, Congress...

 

Kiwanis learns about the origins of GPS

Kiwanis members were informed about the development and secrets of GPS when Larry Wells spoke to the Club recently. For 30 years he worked at Interstate Electronics Corporation, a company that...

 

Big changes to the Board of Equalization

George Runner, representative of the California State Board of Equalization, District 1, spoke to the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce at their Sept. 19 luncheon concerning the new changes...

 

The Equifax data breach

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting agencies, announced a massive data security breach that exposed vital personal identification data- including names, addresses,...

 

Cozy! 5 mini-districts

In an analysis of the amended California Voting Rights Act, Marguerite Mary Leoni and Christopher E. Skinnell, writing for the League of California Cities, cite the cities of Dinuba (population...

 

Tehachapi City Council Update

The second of four public hearings regarding the transition from at-large council representation to district representation was held at the Sept. 18 City Council meeting. Attorney Youstina Aziz from...

 

The Equifax data breach: what to do

This article is taken in its entirety from www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do. If you have a credit report, there's a good chance that you're one of the 143 million American...

 

Brighten your grandchildren's financial future

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Mother's Day and Father's Day may get more attention, but National Grandparents Day, observed on Sept. 10...

 

City staff at KCAC quarterly meeting

On Monday Aug. 28 Tehachapi Mayor Pro Tem Susan Wiggins was joined by City staff members at the Kern County Association of Cities quarterly meeting held in Shafter. Wiggins is the current President...

 

City Council forced to change election process

The one major issue addressed by the Tehachapi City Council at their Sept. 5 meeting was a letter that the City received on July 24 from Kevin Shenkman of the law firm Shenkman & Hughes located...

 

Chopping up Tehachapi because 'vote dilution'

'More than one' voting rights complainant For supplementary coverage of this topic, read City Council forced to change election process on page 11: http://www.theloopnewspaper.com/...

 

Tax tips: long-term care insurance

Your chances of requiring some sort of long-term care increase as you age, and long-term care insurance (LTCI) can help you cover your long-term care expenses. Although tax issues are probably not...

 

Melvill's awesome flights

It was "impromptu exuberance" that prompted Scaled Composites test pilot Mike Melvill to roll SpaceShipOne as it glided back to earth on Sept. 29, 2004 to claim the $10 million Xprize for the first...

 

Arts, science, tech foundation gives $85,000.00 to pilot society for student kit airplane

High school students will build an airplane – The Arts, Science and Technology Education Corp. of Tehachapi (AST) and its anonymous angel donor from The Foundation for the Carolinas has given...

 

Hurry! Reverse changes coming Oct. 2

We're short and sweet this week, since something big is happening in the world of reverse mortgage. On Aug. 29, 2017 the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced changes to the...

 

Donated AED units installed

Members of Hall Ambulance met with City of Tehachapi officials to discuss training for city staff on the use of the five donated Automated External Defibrillators (AED) units. On June 19 Harvey Hall...

 

Road construction update for the week of Sept. 1-7

Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Gap Closure Project Traffic control to continue on Curry St. for continued sidewalk construction, concrete, pavement, curbs and gutters along Curry and C St. Sidewalk...

 

Kern County serves warrants on three more pot shops in Eastern Kern

A Kern County Enforcement Task Force commenced action today to enforce the county's moratorium on three illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in the communities of Mojave and Rosamond. The three...

 

Should you buy long-term care insurance?

The longer you live, the greater the chances you'll need some form of long-term care. If you're concerned about protecting your assets and maintaining your financial independence in your later years,...

 

There have been big changes in photography

A 1930 Kodak box camera was Wallace Kleck's first camera, and he explained the changes that have occurred in photography since then when he spoke to the Kiwanis Club recently. Since that first camera...

 

Changes in the works for TVRPD

Tehachapi Valley Reacreation and Park District is undergoing some organizational changes. At her first meeting as General Manager of TVRPD, Michelle Vance announced that the district has hired Bill...

 

Park and Ride a reality

It appears that the much talked about Tehachapi Park 'n' Ride project to be located on the north side of Tehachapi Blvd. between Mill St. and Pauley will become a reality. At the Aug. 21 City Council...

 

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