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Articles from the December 8, 2018 edition

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Slice of Life Enrichment School – Artist's Corner

Remi Sandoval, 8, likes to call her art "The Sunset." Slice of Life Enrichment School is opening, "Worlds of Discovery and Culture," through supplemental instruction in the areas of music, languages...

 

Plant that tree!

Well, its the holiday season and time to start thinking about Christmas again! I am writing this article to let people know how to care for a living Christmas tree and how easy it is. Here are some...

 

Strategic plan: Water district defines its future

The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District is finalizing a strategic plan that will be a blueprint for successive generations of administrators of the public wholesale water agency. "When the board...

 

Holiday train village adds some Christmas cheer to Tehachapi Depot

Mike Nixon and his team did Tehachapi proud for the arrival of Santa Claus at the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum on Dec. 1. The days leading up to Breakfast with Santa and photo ops with the jolly el...

 

Happy holidays

As a child, thanks to my mother’s never-ending desire to learn all about other peoples and other religions, I found out that while I was totally and enthusiastically (and sometimes single-mindedly)...

 

Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church's Christmas performance

Come hear the Christmas story presented in music and words as the Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church Choir performs John W. Petersen's beautiful cantata, "Love Transcending," directed by Gayel...

 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Papa's House is back. Eat, enjoy, repeat is the motto for Papa's House. After an absence of nearly three months the newly remodeled restaurant opened in mid-November. Originally known as Papa's the...

 

'There's a Difference In Living and Living Well'

Two Saturday’s ago, the streets of Downtown Tehachapi were filled with patrons at Main Street Tehachapi’s Annual Ugly Sweater Wine Walk. The fundraiser, which invites attendees to walk through...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

After 24 years in Santa Clarita, in a house that overlooked Saugus High School, Robin and Kathe Rich purchased a home in Bear Valley with room for horses. They had always wanted to be able to have...

 

Internet speeds, sand and computers

Internet speed tests Do you know how fast your internet is? Do you know how fast it should be? A quick check of the bill from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or a phone call to your ISP, will...

 

Those darned bubble lights

In 1950, when my husband and I were newlyweds, we decorated our first Christmas tree. Since his Marine Corps salary, in those days, didn't cover too many extras, we relied on a charge account with goo...

 

Hope grows when shared

What do you hope for during the holidays? Have you been good? Is Santa headed your way? Or do your hopes run deep for peace and harmony in your life, your family, community, nation and around the...

 

Asking for help

For nearly three decades, I have helped clients all over California buy and refinance their homes. It's familiar to be the voice of reason and guidance for other people's dreams and problems, and...

 

18th Annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Due to weather the annual Christmas Parade, presented by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, was delayed and held the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2. The brisk weather and date change didn't keep...

 

Breakfast with Santa

On Saturday, Dec. 1 members of Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions clubs hosted over 250 parents and kids at the annual Breakfast with Santa at the Jacobsen Middle School cafeteria. The event included a...

 

Norwegian fjords and glitches

In late August, George and I took a Norwegian fjord cruise for two weeks, with the expert guidance of Travel by Jenni. But that ship was too big for us - 3,000 passengers! We had to take long, long...

 

Panic attack versus heart attack – Am I disabled?

Many of us will experience anxiety or panic attacks during our lives, both of which have symptoms that can mimic heart diseases like atrial fibrillation - an irregular heart beat. Symptoms...

 

Menorah lighting

In Tehachapi, the Menorah lighting was publicly celebrated in front of downtown Tehachapi business Moses Carpet, owned by Moshe "Moses" Mizrache. Rabbi Schmuli Schlanger from Bakersfield led the...

 

Christmas Gifts of 1886

[Editor's Note: This article was originally printed in our 2008 November/December holiday issue. Gloria Gossard local author and historian wrote for The Loop in her column, "Tehachapi Time Machine."...

 

5th annual Ugly Sweater Wine Walk

Hundreds of revelers walked the streets of Tehachapi on Nov. 24 at Main Street Tehachapi's 5th annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Walk, sampling wines at various businesses and showing off their ugly...

 

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...

 

2019 A.V. Fair & Alfalfa Festival theme announced

Antelope Valley Fair officials have formally announced the 2019 Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival theme, “Sweet Delights and Carnival Lights.” As is tradition, the Antelope Valley Fair...

 

Tehachapi T-Pops Christmas Concert

Once again it was nearly standing room only for the annual Christmas event. Sponsored by the Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association, the program featured nearly 20 popular Christmas musical...

 

Dick Baxter's 'Miracle of Miracles'

In March of 2017, The Loop published an article documenting the life of famous Hollywood manager and current Tehachapi resident Dick Baxter. Baxter is best known for his many years in Hollywood as the...

 

Hall Paramedics and EMTs in Boron honored with Community Service Award

A Hall Ambulance Paramedic and an EMT serving the desert community of Boron, Calif., were among 33 EMS workers honored by the State of California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) Dec. 5 at...

 

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