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Articles from the January 19, 2019 edition

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Become a visual storyteller at Slice of Life

Want to take your photography to the next level? Learn fundamental principles you can build on to help you make those images you envision in your mind's eye. In this 8-session course, designed for...

 

Big smiles, bigger adventures in store for Jacob Sawade

I met Jacob Sawade in high school. He's the older brother of a friend of mine and I remember him always smiling with such a positive and bright outlook on life. Jacob, 37, was born with cerebral...

 

Celebrate Valentines with wine and chocolate in Downtown Tehachapi

Celebrate Valentines this year by joining Main Street Tehachapi for the 12th Annual Chocolate and Wine Walk in Downtown Tehachapi. The event, held this year on Feb. 9 is always a lot of fun for...

 

It's party time!

Have you ever been stuck trying to think of a unique theme for an adult or children's party; or perhaps you just need more party space for your event? Picture Perfect Parties can help you with that....

 

Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park 25th anniversary celebration

The public is invited to Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park's 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Friendship Hall at Tehachapi Community Church, UCC, 100 East E St.,...

 

Major tax reform for Federal Tax Returns for 2018

The Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) is the most sweeping change in federal tax law since 1986. It contains more than 115 new provisions. I will list a few of them now. Do you qualify for the new section 1...

 

TVRPD asked to consider elected board

At their December Board meeting, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District was asked to put a discussion of how Board members are chosen on the January agenda. The request was made by a group of S...

 

Tehachapi Humane Society is making some big changes

The Tehachapi Humane Society is the oldest humane organization in the Tehachapi area. The grassroots organization has been forced to make some major changes. The Humane Society’s office on Golden St...

 

New council member sworn in, commissioner chosen

Before any other business was transacted at the Jan. 7 City Council meeting, new council member Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in by City Clerk Tori Marsh. Pogon-Cord had been out of town at the time of...

 

Can I get Social Security Disability if I need to use a cane?

Question: I am a 53 year old man with severe diabetes. I have such bad neuropathy in my feet and hands that I can barely walk. In fact, most of the time I have to use a cane in my dominant hand and...

 

Windows shutdown process, saved passwords on 'iThings'

The Windows shutdown process After you click "Shutdown," and before your computer actually turns off, Windows runs a bunch of processes. First, Windows checks where any other users are logged in to...

 

New Mojave gym needed

In my never-ending quest to find articles of my mother Marion Deaver to explore East Kern History, I discovered an old press release put out by the Mojave Faculty Association demanding that a study...

 

2019, the year ahead

I'm sure you share the pride I feel to live and work in Kern County. Our home is a special place! As we all begin 2019, I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Here are...

 

Mojave River Academy welcomes teachers who want to make a difference

The Mojave River Academy Tehachapi Resource Center is excited to welcome two new additions to its teaching staff this year in Tiffani Lewis and Wendy Graffam. Lewis brings 13 years of teaching...

 

Healthcare district, Guild struggle to define roles

The volunteer organization that helped sustain the old Tehachapi Hospital by purchasing hundreds of thousands of dollars of medical equipment since 1975 is redefining its relationship to the Tehachapi...

 

Jim Malcolm celebrates Scotland, Jan. 27

Fiddlers Crossing tries to honor its Celtic roots by offering an Irish concert on or around St. Patrick's Day in March, a Scottish one to celebrate Robbie Burns' birthday at the end of January and pre...

 

Short Stories: 'The Seasons Tree' by Ani, age 8

Calling all artists, writers and creative-types! The TALE is looking for more contributions. Send us your photos, artwork, short stories, poems, songs, etc. and you may see them in a furture edition...

 

New council member sworn in, commissioner chosen

Before any other business was transacted at the Jan. 7 City Council meeting, new council member Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in by City Clerk Tori Marsh. Pogon-Cord had been out of town at the time of...

 

Mysteries, magic, joy, puppies...find it all at your local library

Libraries! Don’t you just love books? I do! I love reading and being around books and there is no better place to spend one’s time than in a library. As a former librarian, I might be a bit...

 

Saying goodbye to a great aviation couple Phil and Elle Coussens

Such sad news for family, friends and patients of Dr. Phil Coussens and his RN wife, Ellen Coussens, who both passed away within days of each other during Christmas week. They often attended Plane...

 

AAUW tours Tehachapi's new hospital

A large number of members from the local chapter of the American Association of University Women enjoyed an afternoon lunch in Adventist Tehachapi Valley Hospital's Mountain Cafe. Open to the public,...

 

Margie and Kelcy

Taking another look at the BeeKay Mural one may see Margie and Kelcy Owens, two citizens who managed to carve out a legend for themselves and for local citizens by simply opening a café on Main...

 

New hotel coming to Tehachapi

Look for construction to begin on a new Tehachapi hotel in the coming months. At their Jan. 14 meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design, site plan and the...

 

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club Wrestler Michael Murillio recently competed in the USA Folkstyle Showcase Tournament, Jan. 5 in Anaheim. The Showcase Event is one of the toughest West coast events...

 

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