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Weather watching

Here are two weather photos from the last few weeks that I shot. Years ago when I first moved to...

 

Historic Bakersfield March Meet 2024

If you like motor sports, you live in the right place. Kern County is a motor-sports mecca with all...

 

The historic NASA B-52 currently on display at Edwards AFB

Here in Tehachapi, we have a wealth of informative retired folks from the military, many of which...

 

A visit to Father Crowley's Overlook

Winter time is a great season to make the pretty scenic trek up Highway 395 to the Father Crowley...

 

Tehachapi Symphony Holiday Concert

The Tehachapi Symphony Holiday Concert at Country Oaks Baptist Church was fantastic, as always. It...

 

Jack Cimo, walking a simpler path as Andres Segovia

It has been five years since Jack Cimo, an American classical guitarist, performed with the...

 

Thunder on the Mountain Car Show

We had a fantastic turn out of 262 cars preregistered at the Thunder on the Mountain Car Show. The...

 

Bark for Life

We have so many great events at our Tehachapi Railroad Depot Museum. One of them is Bark for Life,...

 

90th Birthday Celebration

On Sept. 14, James T. Mitchell celebrated his 90th birthday at our local McDonald's, with his son...

 

Glider rides at Mountain Valley Airport

When I was asked to do photography for the Flight Test Museum Foundation at our local sailplane...

 

You never know what will pass by on Highway 58

I had a heads up message on the internet by a friend from the racetrack that a very famous F-4S...

 

Grace Angel band in Tehachapi

The Grace Angel band was in concert at Grace Fellowship Church on Friday night July 20. Grace Angel...

 

Navy Stearman biplane in Tehachapi

This Navy Stearman biplane is owned by two local Tehachapi pilots, Diane Barney and Dustin Mosher....

 

'A Day of Music'

Singer/songwriter Terri Asher is pictured performing at "A Day of Music" on July 1. Presented by...

 

2023 Tehachapi TNAZ Cruizin Car Show

We had a fantastic turn out for the 2023 TNAZ Cruizin car show at the Church of the Nazarene on...

 

Railfanning hot spot at Caliente's Horseshoe Curve

Caliente, California is a quick trip for Tehachapi railfans to see the interesting Horseshoe Curve....

 

A day at the Edwards Flight Test Museum

Even as a former employee, it will always be an interesting experience to visit Edwards Air Force...

 

Ferrari Club visits Mojave Air & Space Port

The Ferrari Club of America toured the Civilian Flight Test Center in Mojave, California on Feb....

 

The best kept secret in Tehachapi

On Nov. 18-20, local train store Gold Coast Station held their 7th annual car and train show. The...

 

'Another day in paradise'

I think this is a good time for a true Christmas story. I call it "Another Day in Paradise." For a...

 

California Hot Rod Reunion

It was fantastic to see local Tehachapi residents and car collectors Hans and Rachel Kahl at the...

 

2022 Aerospace Valley Air Show Open House and Stem Expo

I had a fantastic experience at the Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show & STEM Expo, the...

 

USAF Thunderbirds in Mojave

The USAF Thunderbirds Demonstration Team was in Mojave on Aug. 30 to check out the airport as a...

 

Vintage FP9 locomotive in Tehachapi

On Sept. 13 this former Canada National FP9 #1751 was on the side track by the Tehachapi Unified...

 

Thunder on the Mountain Car Show and music in Central Park

Race Communication's Thunder on the Mountain Car show was a big hit with over 200 cars and trucks...

 

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