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Articles from the March 18, 2017 edition

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Creaming the liquids

In the last article, we talked about the importance of creaming the butter and sugar. Now we're going to add the liquids to this essential creamed mixture. Eggs and any flavorings, such as vanilla...

 

St. Paddy's Gourmet Dinner Party Club, March 25

"I had the right to be silent, but being Irish I didn't have the ability." That will start off the many one liners and jokes told with an Irish accent by ASCAP Singer/Songwriter/Author Ron Gaiser at...

 

Choose carefully

There’s a new survey out by ClosingCorp telling us that last year more than 50% of lender’s loan estimates to borrowers had to be revised before the close of escrow. Buyers complained that...

 

Phone call scams

Most of us probably don’t answer a phone call when it’s from a number we don’t know. We know it’s probably some kind of scam trying to separate us from our money. Here are the newest phone sca...

 

California Highway Patrol to host Coffee with a Cop, March 23

Officers from the California Highway Patrol Mojave office and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, have coffee, and build relationships....

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 18, 2017

Meet Your New Neighbors

Ed and Lisa Sanchez arrived in Tehachapi on Jan. 28. For Ed it was coming home. He was born and raised here but had not lived here since high school. Although living in beautiful San Diego, they were...

 

Extensions and Amended Tax Returns

Extensions Whether you file a tax return by the April due date, or obtain an extension to file, filing an annual tax return is mandatory if your income is above a certain level, which will vary...

 
 By Liz Block    Community    March 18, 2017

Spring is Springing

Abundant rain and snow are greening the hillsides and vacant lots. Spring comes early in a Mediterranean climate. California (except for our deserts) is one of a handful of places in the world with this type of climate, which is characterized by...

 

Why it's important to keep your dog guessing

Dogs thrive when their lives include a balance of predictability and spontaneity. I believe the same is true for us humans, which is reason #4,325 why we and dogs make great life partners. If your...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    March 18, 2017

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

The Stallion CERT team held triage training at the March meeting. The team practiced how to determine various types of injuries and set priorities on further assistance. The theme of the Stallion...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 18, 2017

Flying J passes first hurdle

On Monday, March 13, the Tehachapi Planning Commission was presented with three resolutions regarding the proposed Flying J Travel Center which will be located at the corner of Tehachapi Blvd. and...

 

Ride, hike, run on Lehigh Trails

When South Street Digital owner Lydia Chaney walked into Tehachapi City Hall with two cardboard boxes on March 15, the city's Economic Development Coordinator Michelle Vance whooped and ran to open...

 

Fundraiser to help local children, March 24

Tehachapi Community Theatre (TCT) has graciously given the Kiwanis Club of Tehachapi 60 tickets to the opening night of "The Best of Broadway" concert on Friday, March 24. Tickets are being sold to...

 

Twenty recruits graduate from the Hall EMT Academy

Program Provides Career-Path and Self Sufficiency Twenty recruits from Class 32 of the Hall EMT Academy graduated on Tuesday, March 7, at the Party Palace Reception Hall, 930 19th Street, with...

 

Lions Desert Zone B Contest winner

Competition stiffened in the 80th Annual Student Speaker Contest, sponsored by the Lions Club throughout California. Narrowing the field, Sandra Flores has won the Desert Zone B Contest, receiving...

 

Calling all ladies

Are you a woman in business or someone who has always thought about having her own business? If so, there’s an event coming up, and it is designed just for you. The event, happening on Saturday,...

 

There's a new cupcake in town!

Every Tuesday at Uneek Findz in Tehachapi, you can meet the "Cupcake" Lady. Vicki Conroy said she started "Cupcake Tuesdays" so people can try the different flavors of cakes she makes. Working out of...

 

Brave new world

There has been a lot in the media about the planetary system found recently around the star TRAPPIST-1. That’s the small dwarf star with seven terrestrial planets that were announced in February. Te...

 

Christian counseling versus other forms of counseling, Part 2

At the DPER Life Center we are often asked about the different types of counseling we offer. Primarily we are a Christian Counseling Center that offers specific Christian “based” licensed...

 

Studio Elite Dance brings home trophies from Showstoppers

One Platinum and Three Gold Honors Qualifies Studio Elite Dance to compete at Showstoppers National Finals. At their first competition of the season Studio Elite Dance Competition Team took top...

 

Guitarist Laurence Juber returns April 1

Two-time Grammy-winning guitarist Laurence Juber will make his fourth appearance in Tehachapi on Saturday, April 1, at Fiddlers Crossing. Juber is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and...

 

Four things women need to know about Social Security – Part 2

3. What will your retirement benefit be? Your Social Security retirement benefit is based on the number of years you’ve worked and the amount you’ve earned. Your benefit is calculated using a...

 

Classes & Events

Event Come and join the fun. No reservations necessary. First Friday Fun Fest, April 7, 5 to 8 p.m. Tehachapi Treasure Trove will celebrate First Friday. Featuring artist April Heller, maker of...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 18, 2017

New Tax break for small manufacturers

At the March 1 meeting of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council, Tom Mendes regional representative of the State Board of Equilization presented a new tax exemption available to many smal...

 

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