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Articles from the July 21, 2018 edition

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 By Larry LaCom    Community    July 21, 2018

Tehachapi build a plane project is an attention-getter

The Tehachapi build a plane project, in which local high school students have been building a working airplane with the oversight of adult mentors from the aerospace industry, have been getting a big...

 

There and Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale

Her name is Darline Hartman, but you may know her as Grunge Hobbit. Grunge Hobbit has lived in Tehachapi with her wife for 13 years. This year, she decided to make the summer a little more...

 

Hee Haw – The mules and donkeys will be here soon!

Jumping, Driving, Trail, Pack Scramble, Big T, and Log Skidding are just some of the events that one can enter, or watch, at the upcoming Bear Valley Springs Mule and Horse Show on Aug. 3, 4 and 5....

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    July 21, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

After 27 years of living in Thousand Oaks, Joseph and Cheryl Onesto were looking for more open space, mountains and real seasons. They found a home in Bear Valley and moved into their new home in...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    July 21, 2018

If you've never lived in a Quonset hut

My first experience living in a Quonset hut was, as a bride, in 1950. The tunnel-like buildings were one of hundreds-of-thousands that had been constructed to house military personnel and families on...

 

Fake tech support scams are on the rise

There are more crooks than ever running fake tech support scams. First it was phone calls, then poisoned pop-ups and hijacked advertising networks, and now social media. When (if) people start to...

 

Caution with comfrey!

Comfrey, (Symphytum officinalis) is an ancient perennial herb. The Romans called it conferva meaning, "join together." This refers to its ability to heal bone fractures and skin wounds. There are...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    July 21, 2018

Certified Healthy program coming to Kern County restaurants

On Wednesday, July 12 Kern County Public Health Services unveiled their new Certified Healthy program for Kern County restaurants. The program uses a number of criteria to identify foods that are...

 

You have a plan, now what?

Last time we talked about writing a business plan and if you have done that, now what? You don't want to just stick it in a drawer and forget about it. It's time to get busy and get started. Your...

 

Wheels for GranFondo

The Rotary Club of Tehachapi is having its annual Bike Opportunity Drawing. This year we will be giving away a KHS frame with 100mm-travel RST air fork. The bike boasts an SRAM X5 drivetrain and...

 

Traveling with kids

Kids naturally have a lot of energy, imagination and playfulness. Traits that are all more endearing at the park than in the confines of the family car. A little planning may make all the difference...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Happenings    July 21, 2018

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Community Notification: Stallion Springs Road Construction Project Road construction throughout the Stallion Springs community began Wednesday, July 18. The project is scheduled to be in effect for...

 

The Bee comes to the Beekay

For a moment, bring to mind your adolescent self. Your fifth/sixth grade self. Your 11/12-year-old self. Do you recall the confidence and self-assurance that you radiated to the world? Remember...

 
 By Merv Evens    Community    July 21, 2018

The house on Curry Street

A gentleman by the name of Merv Evens stopped by the house located at 413 Curry Street in Tehachapi, which is now the office of J.Williams and Jennifer's Terrace. He said he had lived there as a...

 

Racing warbirds – F4U Corsairs

As I get older, I find myself remembering wonderful and crazy things I did in my younger days. Like the time I towed an F4U Corsair fuselage behind a pickup truck from Lancaster Fox Field to Mojave...

 

AV Baby Expo, Aug. 4

Antelope Valley Breastfeeding Coalition is pleased to bring the community its second annual AV Baby Expo. This event showcases local resources, free activities and vendors, all centered around...

 

Tehachapi BMX

Interest in BMX racing action is increasing with six local Tehachapi BMX riders competing July 6 at Bakersfield Metro BMX track. Newer riders, Danny and Skylar Valencia were looking for a sport that...

 

Another successful 4th of July

I hoped the community enjoyed the All American 4th of July Festival and the Fireworks Spectacular hosted by the City of Tehachapi. It has become a marquee event for our community and it attracts...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 21, 2018

My priority issue

A friend and I were discussing politics the other day -- the good, the bad and the ugly. Too many issues, too many things going on, we agreed. How do we keep up with it all? How do we stay on top of...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    July 21, 2018

Snow Orthodontics proposes new facilities

Snow Orthodontics, represented by Craig White, presented the architectural design and site plan for Snow's new offices to the Tehachapi Planning Commission at their July 9 meeting. The project is to b...

 

Text-to-911 now available in Kern County

A direct line to help those with hearing loss or when the reporting party must remain quiet to stay safe is now available. In an emergency, dialing 911 is a call for help. But people with hearing loss...

 

Coffee with the Mayor and City Manager

Teen Miss Tehachapi Katrina Sparks and her court made an early morning stop at The Coffee Mill for Coffee with the Mayor and City Manager on July 19. In the back row with Sparks are Mayor Pro-tem...

 

Tangleweed Farms Farm to Fork Dinner

On July 14 Scott and Susie Crooke, the owners of Tangleweed Farms in Tehachapi, hosted their third farmhouse dinner. Seventy five guests enjoyed dinner and wine while listening to Fatt Katt and The...

 

Sligo Rags perform at Concerts in the Park

Sligo Rags perform at Concerts in the Park...

 

Roaming Reptiles interactive show at the Tehachapi Library

On the morning of July 16, a large group of children and their guardians waited eagerly for the Tehachapi Library to open its doors. They were there to enjoy the Roaming Reptiles event which was part...

 

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