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 By Jon Hammond    Local News    May 11, 2019

The diversity of spring in Tehachapi

Of the four seasons in the Tehachapi Mountains, spring is the one with the greatest diversity of weather, temperatures, natural changes and other conditions. Officially beginning about March 20 and...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Chiropractor returns to Tehachapi roots

Dr. Kevin Brown D.C. is descended from nine generations of physicians and that includes Tehachapi’s first Medical Examiner (1909) Newell Jonathan Brown Jr. M.D. who was his great uncle. His...

 

Another spectacular summer at the Tehachapi Library

Kicking things off will be the summer book sale on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This sale is actually a two-in-one book sale. First you'll have a large selection of antique, rare and unique...

 

Installation of new officers

The Tehachapi Mountain Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently held their annual end-of-year meeting. Election and installation of new officers for the 2019-2020 year...

 

Spanish-language tour of Tehachapi Native American Village Site

Spanish-speaking docents will be leading a tour of Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park in Tehachapi on Sunday, May 19. Visitation is only permitted on a guided tour, which involves a moderately strenuous three-hour hike. Activities begin at 8:30 a.m....

 

Prescription Drug Take Back Day results

On Saturday April 27, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the national Prescription Drug Take Back Day in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.). Tehachapi...

 

May is National Mental Health Month

National Mental Health Month – May of 2019 – will not be going by unnoticed by those in Tehachapi. Cornerstone Center for Counseling and Discipleship will be hosting a fundraiser on May 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. at The Shed (aka The Apple Shed)....

 

Mojave's Miracle Manor

I found a brochure in my mother Marion Deaver's files from the 1950s promoting a new housing tract planned for West Mojave. I called my brother Bill Deaver to jog my memory about where that tract was...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

It was a new job at Lockheed that brought Matthew and Cherie Frobish to beautiful Tehachapi from the home they had known for 18 years in the lovely town of San Clemente, Calif. Matthew was hired this...

 

Good entertainment is affordable

Did you know you can see top notch concerts at rock bottom prices? Many concerts are available if you join Bakersfield Community Concert Association for just $75. The ticket entitles you to attend not only five concerts in Bakersfield, but four more...

 

Fake tech support (still), Alexa or privacy (not both), Gmail features

I know, I know. I can't believe it either, but apparently, those fake tech support scammers are still out there. You know, the one where a window pops up on your computer telling you about a problem...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Sand Canyon project postponed

A couple of months ago, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District made the decision to apply for multiple grants for projects that would expand and renovate Central Park, West Park and build...

 
 By Diana Wade    Community    May 11, 2019

Things you can do to help prepare for – and win – a disability case

Question: I have a hearing coming up in the next several months. I am very worried that I won't be prepared or worse yet, Social Security will not have all of my records. Can you tell me what I need...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 11, 2019

Updated rail crossings discussed

At their May 6 meeting, the Tehachapi City Council presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mary Lou Corpus-Zamudio for her time as a representative of the City on the Tehachapi Valley Recreation...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    May 11, 2019

Upcoming sabbatical

Dear Friends, Greetings! Happy May! Happy Spring! Where does the year go? May is traditionally full of end-of-school activities. If you are a teacher or love a teacher, please give them some extra...

 

Recycling program at Tehachapi Community Church, UCC

On Sunday, April 28, the Environmental Ministry Team at the Tehachapi Community Church, UCC, 100 East E St. in Downtown Tehachapi, gave a detailed presentation on recycling. Team members described how waste is now a global problem. In 2013, a study...

 

Adopt-A-Flag program is back

In 2012, the City of Tehachapi introduced a sponsorship program that allowed businesses, organizations, families or individuals to sponsor an American flag in downtown Tehachapi. The sponsorship...

 

The Spirited Bead celebrates 20 years in Tehachapi

In honor of their mothers, Karen Lewis and her husband opened The Spirited Bead on Mother's Day in 1999. Though this Mother's Day weekend marks the official anniversary, they will celebrate their...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    May 11, 2019

Swappin' stories

It's been three-and-one-half years since Pam and Tom Stenson initiated the Veterans Breakfast here in Tehachapi. The gathering is also known as the Veterans/Honor Flight Breakfast. Pam and Tom...

 

New Valley Fever support groups for patients and families

Members of the Kern County COCCI Collaborative has begun two support groups for those in our community impacted by Valley Fever. • On the first Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. at Valley Children’s Eagle Oaks Specialty Clinic, 12500 Stockdale...

 

Classes & Events

The Tehachapi Treasure Trove is open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit us online at www.tehachapitreasuretrove.com and on Facebook at www.facebook...

 

David L. Delany March 17, 1934 – April 30, 2019

David L. Delany died in his home on April 30. He was 85 years old. David was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 17, 1934 to Loyd and Frances Delany. On May 31, 1955, David married Betty J. Kovar....

 

Rare blood disorder prompts drive for donations

Audriana Coogle's legs felt heavy. The 11-year-old woke one morning to find they were swollen and red. She couldn't stand up or walk. She couldn't get out of bed. Doctors chalked it up to the...

 
 By Jon Hammond    Local News    May 11, 2019

Tehachapi Cows at the Beach

Mountain Tales are accounts and recollections of life in the Tehachapi Mountains, collected over decades by Jon Hammond. "My parents, Evard and Hazel Dickerson began farming and dairying in Tehachapi...

 
 By Jon Hammond    Local News    May 11, 2019

Back when projectionists fell out of the Tehachapi sky

Mountain Tales are accounts and recollections of life in the Tehachapi Mountains, collected over decades by Jon Hammond. "Harry Beauford Jr. was a film projectionist and he had two projectors and one...

 

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