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Articles from the June 9, 2018 edition

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 By Larry LaCom    Community    June 9, 2018 

Model rocketeers take off

Excitement was on overload as Tehachapi 4th and 5th graders were treated to a rewarding rocket launch day May 30 at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport. Their model rockets were launched amid loud...

 
 By Diana Frieling    Community    June 9, 2018 

The tale of Matty and Mocha

The other day, I was remembering a show called, "When Animals Attack." If you don't remember the show, it was about animal encounters that ended badly, as in animals attacked for no apparent reason...

 
 By Tammy Engel    Local News    June 9, 2018 

Maybe it's your tax bill

Kern County's Treasurer-Tax Collector website says this month is the deadline to pay your current property taxes and penalties prior to defaulting. In October we'll all get a new tax bill for 2018....

 
 By Susan Wiggins    Community    June 9, 2018 

My friend, Ed Grimes

When Claudia White, owner of The Loop Newspaper, asked me to write my column about Mayor Ed Grimes, I knew that other columns and news stories would have already been written and published. None of...

 
 By Greg Garrett    Local News    June 9, 2018 

Moving on after 'Goodbye'

Last week we said goodbye to our friend and Mayor Ed Grimes. We closed a historic chapter in our City's history in which Ed played an integral part, we'll continue to think of him, his family and the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 9, 2018 

Meet Your New Neighbors

James and Kathy Govereau moved into their new Bear Valley home in April. They moved here from Broomfield, Colorado, a little town just north of Denver. They had lived there for 12 years after...

 

EFBC's Summer Twilight Tour, June 30

It's officially Summer at Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center in Rosamond, and time for a special evening at our Twilight Tour on Saturday, June 30. Limited to adults over 18...

 
 By Greg Cunningham    Community    June 9, 2018 

Routers, Russians and the FBI

I cringe whenever complicated technical information makes it to USA TODAY and other mainstream media outlets. Not that there's anything wrong with USA TODAY or the other guys, they're just not...

 
 By Linda Carhart    Community    June 9, 2018 

Rotary Club scholarships

The Rotary Club of Tehachapi was proud to be a part of the Senior Awards Night at Tehachapi High School. After careful consideration of a number of applications, our Scholarship Committee determined...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    June 9, 2018 

An old time railroad engineer

I knew one of the steam locomotive engineers whose usual run brought him from Bakersfield up and over the Loop, through the Tehachapis and down to the desert area. They called him "Olie" (O-lee) but h...

 
 By Mark La Ciura    Community    June 9, 2018 

Not just country music at Buck Owens' place

Just 40 minutes away from Tehachapi in Bakersfield, we have a world class music venue – Buck Owens' Crystal Palace – where you will not only find fantastic country music, but rock and roll, too. T...

 
 By Diana Wade    Community    June 9, 2018 

Can Graves' disease qualify for disability?

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease, which is a disorder characterized by the body not recognizing itself, causing it to attack its own tissues and cells. Graves' disease most often affects the...

 

Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley receives green light to move equipment into new hospital

State health planning officials gave the green light to Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley on Thursday, May 31 to begin moving equipment into its new hospital, a major step forward as the facility...

 
 By Phyllis Belcher    Community    June 9, 2018 

Salvation Army makes local impact

Sandy Chavez is passionate about her work as Center Coordinator for Salvation Army. She recently shared the reasons for her enthusiasm with Tehachapi Kiwanis Club. In just the first quarter of this...

 
 By Jay Thompson    Local News    June 9, 2018 

Planning your business

If you ever share a small business idea, everyone will tell you that you need to write a business plan. Creating a plan for a business that's still just an idea in your head can be difficult at best....

 

Fight bullying with confidence and assertiveness

Bullying can impact anyone. While school-aged bullies may be the most recognizable, the same intimidation, anger and violence can be found in the workplace, social gatherings and online. I know I...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 9, 2018 

PCT hikers who make their own gear

This time of year Tehachapi sees hundreds of Pacific Crest Trail hikers. They come from all over, some to hike all the way from the Mexican border to the Canadian border and some to complete a...

 

Writing Great Fiction workshop with Lauraine Snelling

Lauraine Snelling has authored a hundred novels for readers from 10 to 93, or as long as a person can read. These books are available in print, ebook, audio and digital. Some titles will be available...

 

How much is the average wedding?

Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable days of your life. Unfortunately, paying for the wedding can be a cause of financial strain or stress thanks to the high price tag that often comes...

 
 By Scott Taylor    Community    June 9, 2018 

​Sassy Spiced Mixed Nuts

Summer season is here. That means family get-togethers and parties with friends. Try out this recipe for our healthy Sassy Spiced Mixed Nuts. Your guests are sure to love them. As a bonus, they can...

 

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