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Articles from the September 15, 2018 edition

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Health and Senior Fair, Sept. 30

On Sept. 30 Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley (AHTV) and Wood Family Funeral Service will sponsor the 2018 Health & Senior Resource Fair at The Woods Pavilion, 323 W. F St., Tehachapi. This year...

 

John the Plumber chosen to finish hospital plumbing

Local contractor and hometown favorite, John the Plumber has been hired to complete the final plumbing projects at the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Medical Center. John Nelson, company owner, is...

 

A tribute to a life well lived

June Eleanor Wakeman Needham passed away on Sept. 7, 2018. She was 96 years old. June was born on June 25, 1922, to parents Harry and Laudra (Bissel) Wakeman in Pontiac, Michigan. She had three older...

 

Rotary Club Fashion Show

Tehachapi Rotary Club held its 2018 fundraising Fashion Show at The Shed on Sept. 12 with sold out attendance – nearly 130 guests – made for a fun afternoon of fashion, food and...

 

Little hearts share their big love for music

Anyone who reads this column probably understands my love of music. Whether the quiet hum of a dulcimer or music that just feels right in the moment, music has always deeply touched me. It's no...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Michael and Michelle Wedekind arrived from Okinawa, Japan in August just in time for Michael to begin his job as a procurement specialist at Edwards Air Force Base. They had lived in Okinawa for...

 

Scary smartphone stats

Addiction. There, I said it. People, Americans in this case, are addicted to their smartphones. Not you and me, though; we're fine. Other people, probably someone we know, is addicted. How...

 

Hi-Speed Rail: Slow process for fast train

Public hearings for draft environmental report due summer 2019 Piece by piece, elements of the massive California High-Speed Rail (HSR) project are falling into place as planners move ahead like the...

 

New Camp KEEP by The Sea campus opens in Arroyo Grande

On the brink of its 50th anniversary celebration planned for spring 2019, Camp KEEP (Kern Environmental Education Program) has announced it has moved its longtime Cambria campus to Arroyo Grande,...

 

Kids Day at the Tehachapi Museum

The Tehachapi Heritage League presents Kids Day "History is Fun" on Saturday, Sept. 22. There will be many hands-on activities and demonstrations. Kids can try making a quilt square, an origami...

 

Downtown Tehachapi blossoms

Thanks to a robust economy, a business-friendly climate and the desirability of Tehachapi, our Downtown is operating at full strength. Buildings that sat vacant due to a variety of factors will be...

 

Baumgart, Kanstein and The Beekay Mural

The year was 1936. Green Street had just been paved for the first time. We had 15.68 inches of rain that year. Franklin Roosevelt had defeated Alf Landon and was serving his second term as president....

 

Thoughts on 'Incarceration Nations'

Every year the Kern County Libraries recommend one book for all residents to read and discuss around the county. This year’s recommended book is “Incarceration Nations” by Baz Dreisinger. Given...

 

Special evening Twilight Tour of Tomo Kahni village site on Sept. 22

Visit Tomo Kahni State Historic Park and see the sun set as the full moon rises. Walk the paths where the Kawaiisu lived and enjoy the beauty of the village site nestled in the mountains of Sand...

 

TCT presents 9th Playwrights' Festival

From a comedic look at biblical times to a 1940s detective story to an era when time travel is possible, the eight playwrights' whose 10-minute plays are being produced in Tehachapi Community...

 

Go Native!

Tehachapi welcomed its sixth Go Native event at Philip Marx Central Park on Sept. 1. This unique event celebrates indigenous culture in California through demonstrations, food, art, music and dance....

 

Brig. Gen. Robert L. Cardenas, USAF

Do you know the feeling of meeting a person and instantly there seems to be a connection? That often happens to me when meeting folks from the aviation community. In 2005, at the Aerospace Walk of...

 

Improvements, growth and new possibilities

Kern County Budget Update This week, the Board of Supervisors passed the county's budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. We are in year three of our four-year plan to eliminate the General Fund...

 

Jeni Hankins brings Appalachia back to Fiddlers Crossing, Sept. 29

Picture a grandmother who could cure thrush in babies by breathing into their mouths, a cousin who was struck twice by lightning and survived, a grandfather who was shot down on the road to his home,...

 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Oktoberfest Get ready for Oktoberfest, Oct. 6, at the Community Center from noon to 6 p.m. Plan to arrive early and stay late. Beer, wine and sodas will be flowing generously and expect a line for...

 

Ag program top topic at meeting

For the second month in a row the Tehachapi School Board meeting room was filled to capacity with those supporting an Agriculture program in the district. On Sept. 11, Highland High School Ag...

 

Billingsley Veterinary Clinic welcomes new associate, Dr. Allison Inlow

Billingsley Veterinary Clinic warmly welcomes our new associate, Dr. Allison Inlow. Dr. Allison graduated from UC Davis in 2017. She worked in Wisconsin at a livestock practice, predominately...

 

Got Christmas music?

Musicians and vocalists are being sought to provide Christmas music for the third annual Tehachapi Creche Festival, held Dec. 8 and 9. In the past, the festival has been favored with school and...

 

Classes & Events

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

 

Gone to the Dogs 5K Fun Run and Pet Festival

Tehachapi dogs, great and small, gathered for Have a Heart Humane Society's annual Gone to the Dogs 5K Fun Run and Pet Festival on Sept. 8. The event included rescue dogs, pet-specific item vendors,...

 

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