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Articles from the August 20, 2016 edition

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Red Car Show Added to the Apple Festival

Do you have a great looking RED car? This year the Apple Festival is sponsoring a Red Car Show on the first day of the Festival (Saturday, October 8). Let's start with what the Apple Festival is. On...

 

America's Next Leaders

High school students Christian Douglas, 15, and Cody Hayes, 14, have recently graduated from the Kern County Devil Pups Youth Program, which took place over the past ten weeks at Marine Corps Base...

 

'Roadblocks to the American Dream'

The Center for California Real Estate has released a report about “Roadblocks to The American Dream.” In it, they cite current challenges facing home buyers. Here are their findings: 29% have...

 

Diversification is Still Important for Retirees

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor During your working years, your primary investment goal is generally growth – you need your money to...

 

Windows Tools and Utilities

Each version of Windows adds features and sometimes new ways of doing the same old things. But Windows doesn’t do everything by itself and probably never will. Here are a couple of utilities I use a...

 

Horse Thief Women's Golf Club Crown Club Champion

The Horse Thief Women's Golf Club in Stallion Springs held their annual Club Championship Golf Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 9 and 10. The winners were honored at a potluck held at the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 20, 2016

Meet Your New Neighbors

In the fall of last year, Fantan-sy Calocci (pronounced Fanta-shay) found herself making a move to Tehachapi from Inglewood, California. When her mother passed away, Fantan-sy inherited her...

 

Tehachapi Idol Continues

Tehachapi Idol is in its fifth week, and the show is still going strong. Over the weeks, contestants have been voted off, narrowing it down to six: Lily Seymour, Destiny Boswell, Ashley Bishop,...

 

Deeds and Other Title Documents in California – Part 1

First in a series on Deeds (From CALDA, California Association of Legal Document Assistants) This series will help you understand about California deeds, including the different types of deeds and available options, when transferring real property...

 

Jose, So Much More Than Our Gardener

Jose Luis Gutierrez passed away suddenly on July, 22nd 2016. Having had Jose work for me over the past 25 years, it would be easy to write a book on just how much he has meant to me, not only as my...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 20, 2016

What is LCAP?

Over the last year, the Tehachapi Unified School District joined other districts statewide in developing their Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The plan, which is tied to state funding,...

 
 By Liz Block    Community    August 20, 2016

The Dirt Yard

Wherever I drive in our beautiful valley, I’m forever looking at landscapes. Lately I’ve noticed an increase in yards that have opted for that bare dirt look. The best thing about a dirt yard is that it needs no irrigation! Another increasingly...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 20, 2016

City Update: August 15 Meeting

At their August 15 meeting, the Tehachapi City Council voted to unanimously sign an agreement between the City of Tehachapi and the High Speed Rail Authority to track any eligible expenses by the city...

 

Veterans History Project

The American Legion Auxiliary Tehachapi unit 221 would like to thank the seven veterans and their interviewers for participating in the Veterans History Project. This unique project videotapes a veter...

 

A Step Back in Time

The beginning of a perfect day at the Old Timer’s Reunion found John Hammond, emcee, greeting everyone with, “Welcome to the ‘umpteenth’ Old Timer’s Reunion!” I cannot really recall just...

 

Are You Ready to Open Your Business?

If you’re like one of the thousands of employees in the oil industry who have been laid off, the big decision you face is what you want to do next. Sometimes, losing a full-time job is the perfect...

 

Salvation Army After-School Program

The Salvation Army Tehachapi After-School Program would like to send a BIG "Thank You" to the Bank of the Sierra Grant Program for their generous grant towards their summer S.T.E.M. class! The...

 

Rosamond Review – Part 2

In my last column I discussed the news reported in a Rosamond Review from 1959 that I found in my mother, Marion Deaver’s files. This week I want to “review” the many ads that appeared in this...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    August 20, 2016

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Oktoberfest Stallion Springs Parks and Recreation invites you to the annual Octoberfest Celebration on October 1, from Noon to 6 p.m. at the Stallion Springs Community Center. Everyone is welcome to...

 

Calling All Volunteers

The Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum is looking for volunteers to run the depot as Docents and Cashiers. Our Volunteers are museum hosts who welcome our visitors and answer questions about the Depot...

 

Novinger's Travels

Someone just asked me if we had ever been to remote, untouched villages on our travels, and that got me to thinking . . . . and writing! I never thought we would get to Borneo! It is the third largest...

 

Guadagno Carnival Returns for 20th

Guadagno and Sons Amusements, the carnival that has come to Tehachapi for 20 years during the Mountain Festival, is a fourth-generation operation. Joe Guadagno (gua-DAN-nyo) was in Tehachapi to...

 

CHP Open House

The California Highway Patrol Mojave Station (Mojave Area/Inland Division) opened its spacious two-year-old facility at 1313 Hwy. 58 (not the weigh station at Cache Creek) to the public on Aug. 6,...

 

Forde Shorts

Big kitchen – Ooohs issued forth from Tehachapi Hospital staffers at the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District board of directors meeting Aug. 16 when Lisa Polansky, senior project manager for SHP...

 

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