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  • Gem and Mineral Show is back

    Robert Papac, Vice President of the Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society|Jul 31, 2021

    The Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society is back and gaining momentum for the upcoming Tehachapi Mountain Festival. For a number of years we have held an annual Rock and Mineral Show and this year it will be bigger and better than before. On Aug. 21 and 22, the Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Club will be hosting a gemstone, fossil and mineral show at the Tehachapi Senior Citizen Center, located at 500 E. F Street in Tehachapi. Admission is free to the public and the club will be giving out fossil shark teeth to all kids attending the...

  • Gem and Mineral Society gives the gift of science

    Robert Papac, Vice-President of TVGMS|May 22, 2021

    On Tuesday, May 18, the 6th grade science class at Jacobsen Jr. High was presented with a donation from the Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society (TVGMS) to assist the students with their Earth science studies and education. Two of the club members, Ron Myrick, President, and Robert Papac, Vice-President, presented teachers Amy Lang and Charli Hansen with a number of rock and mineral identification kits to assist them and their students in their educational endeavors at Jacobsen. The...