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 By Cathy Hansen    Community    January 5, 2019 

Becoming an astronaut – a dream come true for Mark Stucky

Exciting dreams come true at Mojave Air & Spaceport! Dec. 13 produced a calm, crisp morning and there was excitement and an edgy sense of accomplishment hanging in the air around the Virgin...

 

AF 412 Test Wing donates books

The 412 Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base donated 370 books from the base library to the Tehachapi Unified School District on Dec. 17. The donation is the second delivery of surplus material to the...

 

Veterans, TVRPD celebrate Nov. 12

As the Bear Valley Springs veterans groups will be celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 11, the Tehachapi Veterans groups along with Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District will be holding their ann...

 

Saluting a gathering of Test Pilot Schools

The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) Class #154 from Patuxent River, MD; The U.S. Air Force TPS Class #18 from Edwards AFB and the National Test Pilot School Classes 18A and 18B...

 

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...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 4, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Sally and Ricky Barker moved to their mountain top home in Bear Valley at the end of May to basically, "get out of Bakersfield." Over the years, the valley pollution had taken a toll on Ricky's health...

 
 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...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 23, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Jenny and Jeremy Jones moved to California from South Dakota. They came from Brookings which is about 45 minutes north of Sioux Falls. Jeremy was hired as a test pilot at Edward Air Force Base so...

 

Golden Queen Mine Shelter

I was born in 1950. Now you can all figure out my age! I declare this to emphasize that I grew up during the Cold War after World War II. Because I lived in Mojave with a Marine Base next to me, until...

 

Children provide inspiration

We must be an example for our children. This was the message Jim Pendleton shared with the Kiwanis Club at their recent meeting. He became a single parent when his daughter was seven years old. That w...

 

Back to the moon and on to Mars

The 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) budget "reflects confidence that America will lead the way back to the moon," Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot said Feb. 12. In...

 

Will this be the first aircraft on Mars?

It's not a scaled down model or a toy – Tina Cunningham holds a 32-inch "winglet" that engineers at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base hope will be the first aircraft...

 

Tehachapi Treasure Trove to feature Jan Brottlund

On Friday Evening, March 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tehachapi Treasure Trove will again celebrate First Friday. The featured artist for March will be Jan Brottlund. Jan has been dabbling in all kinds of...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    January 6, 2018

Meet Your New Neighbors

Brian and Rosa Scott arrived in Tehachapi in September. Rosa came from Colorado Springs which had been their home for many years and Scott came from his previous assignment in Turkey. Brian is a...

 

A checkmark on the bucket list

Seeing a total solar eclipse never was on my Bucket List. Yet, when I was twelve years old, I remember visiting a travel agent to discuss the possibility of attending such an event in Nova Scotia....

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

I met Mike and Shell Christian and their family enjoying food, music and fun in Central Park on the 4th of July. They had just moved to Tehachapi in June from Corona which is a part of Southern Califo...

 

Civil Air Patrol soars over Edwards Air Force Base

The California Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Aerospace Education Summer Camp (CAP – AESC), took place during the week of 30 July to 5 August 2017 at Edwards Air Force Base. Participants in this 2nd...

 

First Friday in Downtown Tehachapi - 5-8 p.m., August 4

Tehachapi Museum and Errea House 'Art on the Porch' featuring Jon Hammond "Art on the Porch" continues in August with a First Friday display of cowboy, ranching, farming, and outdoor items on the...

 

Aerospace Education Summer Camp at Edwards Air Force Base July 30 to Aug. 5

Civil Air Patrol California Wing (CAWG) announces their Aerospace Education Summer Camp at Edwards Air Force Base July 30 to Aug. 5. Cadets age 12-18 will take part in a variety of aerospace activities in science, technology, engineering, and math...

 

GAVEA in Mojave

The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance held its quarterly meeting in Mojave recently so its members could get a current look at what is happening in East Kern County. In addition to reports giv...

 

Salvation Army offers after school and summer programs for youth

An after school program provided by the Salvation Army was explained to Kiwanis members by Kyle Yates, Community Center Coordinator and Luke Thompson, Youth worker The pair described a place where...

 

Tehachapi mountain bike teams win competition on home turf

The Tehachapi high school and middle school mountain bike team captured top Division 1 honors at the Southern California (SoCal) High School Cycling League final race of the year, April 29-30 at...

 

First Friday in Downtown Tehachapi - 5-8 p.m., May 5

Tehachapi Museum featuring a permanent wave machine Just in time for Mother's Day the Tehachapi Museum is offering on First Friday only, selected pieces of jewelry at a 30% discount. All hammered...

 

Tehachapi Western Bluebird trail report

Guest Speaker Karen Pestana will present her annual report on the Tehachapi bluebird nest box program at the Audubon-Tehachapi meeting, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Golden Hills...

 

The year ahead in space

This winter has been unusually brutal for Tehachapi astronomers (and less than optimal for local pilots). I was happy to seize any opportunity for a little binocular time with the Orion Nebula and...

 

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