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Articles from the February 14, 2015 edition

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Cancer survivor gives back

The Loop recently learned of an amazing young cancer survivor by the name of Jennifer Kochanski (or Jenn) from Jim Wallace of the Tehachapi Cancer Foundation. He felt that her story could possibly...

 

What matters most?

le, and no doubt you’re receiving postcard and phone solicitations daily. Before you give in to the shiny promise of a new loan, ask yourself “what matters most”? If you’re dealing with a...

 

Eagle Scout to help feral cats

Have a Heart Humane Society has been approached by a Tehachapi Eagle Scout to work with him and his troop on a community service construction project. We have given the idea a lot of consideration....

 

Have a Heart's spay/neuter mini clinics and vouchers

Vouchers: Have a Heart Humane Society has Kern County spay/neuter vouchers available for all pet owners in eastern Kern County (California City, Mojave, Boron, Rosamond and Tehachapi). The vouchers are $70 for dogs and $40 for cats, and they must be...

 

Do I need to file a tax return? Kids tax benefits

Do I need to file a tax return? The answer depends on you filing status, your age and the type of income you earn. Each person is allowed to earn a certain amount of income before they are required to file a tax return. Each individual is allowed a...

 

Lauraine reads: Miracle in a Dry Season

Winter is a fine time for reading, as we all know, but I offer to you the suggestion that any time is a fine time for reading. Yes, I do understand, the more you read, the more you want to read and...

 

Meet your new neighbors

Keith Wilson and his wife Annie purchased their Tehachapi home last year. They were attracted to the experience of four seasons and the great weather. Keith felt the new house needed a little work...

 

Mojave C of C wants services, '60s style

Searching through my mother Marion Deaver’s files for a column, I found an article she wrote probably in the late ‘50s or early ‘60s about a Mojave Chamber of Commerce meeting. Some of those in...

 

Why did the judge say I wasn't credible?

In every Social Security Disability claim the Social Security Administration (SSA) or, in this case the judge, making the final decision must determine how credible or believable the claimant is...

 

Offering love to radical Islam

You might guess by my title that the unspeakably violent murder of Jordanian Pilot, Lt. Muath Al-Kaseasbeh, is invading my thoughts. As you know, Muath was caged and burned alive by people claiming...

 

Consumer Notice:

Effective Jan. 1, 2001, Business and Professions Code Section 6400 et seq. redefined “paralegal” to mean only those who work for and are supervised by attornies. A “legal document assistant...

 

Leonie von Zesch, D.D.S.

A few years back I came upon a book called Leonie, which told of a woman who had studied and received her degree in Dentistry in 1902; she was twenty years old. She first was to practice in San...

 

Key numbers for 2015

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announces cost-of-living adjustments that affect contribution limits for retirement plans, thresholds for deductions and credits, and standard deduction...

 

The Charity Bartender for Sunday, Feb 22 is local chiropractor, Dr. Brady

Tehachapi's own "Spine Guy", Dr. Terry Brady will be behind the bar and pouring wine to raise money for his chosen charity, "Healing Horses and Armed Forces." HHAAF helps both veterans and service...

 

Garrett speaks to Tehachapi Kiwanis

The City is like a corporation, with City Hall as the corporate headquarters, and the City Council as the Board of Directors. The customers are the residents and the business owners. Greg Garrett,...

 

Kathryn Jacobson, digital artist

Working from her home studio space in Bear Valley Springs, Kathryn Jacobson uses Photoshop CS4 technology to create stunning works of art from photos she has taken. Her present camera is a Nikon 700...

 

Classes & Events

Stop by and see our collection of uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff. Remember we carry an extensive line of art and craft supplies, and provide artist services in addition to local arts,...

 

Final weekend for Sylvia at BeeKay Theater

Tehachapi Community Theatre (TCT) is offering a Sweetheart Promotion for an evening with our Valentine! After a quiet dinner, or wonderful evening stroll around town tasting fabulous local and...

 

Oil artist, Michelle Miller

From a large window overlooking a local golf course, artist Michelle Miller creates a world of beauty. Utilizing oil paints on canvas, Ms. Miller finds inspiration by hiking the various nature trails...

 

Tompkins makes presentation to School Board

On Monday, Feb. 10 the Tehachapi School Board was treated to a presentation by Tompkins Elementary School Principal Cherie Belcoe and some of her students. Fifth grader Kayla Winchell explained her...

 

9th annual tvaa photo contest winners

Twice a year in February and August Tehachapi Valley Arts Association celebrates and showcases our local photographers at their best. This month the walls at Gallery 'N' Gifts are filled to capacity...

 

Rotary Club wine pairing a huge success

On Saturday, Jan. 31 the Rotary Club of Tehachapi hosted its second annual Wine Pairing Dinner featuring the wines of Tobin James Cellars. The event was a sell out and the 80 participants had a great evening at The Shed (formerly The Apple Shed),...

 

Forced Induction -Fuel Systems

Most Tehachapi motorists associate turbochargers and superchargers with hot rods and racing. However, the number of everyday cars and trucks coming to our town from the factory with chargers is growing every year. Here’s why – You need three...

 

Colonel Allensworth

Having gone to school in Oklahoma I learned about the state’s many “historically black towns”. At least that was what they were called when I went to school. There were many such towns in...

 

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