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 By Larry LaCom    Community    June 9, 2018 

Model rocketeers take off

Excitement was on overload as Tehachapi 4th and 5th graders were treated to a rewarding rocket launch day May 30 at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport. Their model rockets were launched amid loud...

 
 By Diana Frieling    Community    June 9, 2018 

The tale of Matty and Mocha

The other day, I was remembering a show called, "When Animals Attack." If you don't remember the show, it was about animal encounters that ended badly, as in animals attacked for no apparent reason...

 
 By Susan Wiggins    Community    June 9, 2018 

My friend, Ed Grimes

When Claudia White, owner of The Loop Newspaper, asked me to write my column about Mayor Ed Grimes, I knew that other columns and news stories would have already been written and published. None of...

 
 By Greg Garrett    Local News    June 9, 2018 

Moving on after 'Goodbye'

Last week we said goodbye to our friend and Mayor Ed Grimes. We closed a historic chapter in our City's history in which Ed played an integral part, we'll continue to think of him, his family and the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 9, 2018 

Meet Your New Neighbors

James and Kathy Govereau moved into their new Bear Valley home in April. They moved here from Broomfield, Colorado, a little town just north of Denver. They had lived there for 12 years after...

 
 By Greg Cunningham    Community    June 9, 2018 

Routers, Russians and the FBI

I cringe whenever complicated technical information makes it to USA TODAY and other mainstream media outlets. Not that there's anything wrong with USA TODAY or the other guys, they're just not...

 
 By Linda Carhart    Community    June 9, 2018 

Rotary Club scholarships

The Rotary Club of Tehachapi was proud to be a part of the Senior Awards Night at Tehachapi High School. After careful consideration of a number of applications, our Scholarship Committee determined...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    June 9, 2018 

An old time railroad engineer

I knew one of the steam locomotive engineers whose usual run brought him from Bakersfield up and over the Loop, through the Tehachapis and down to the desert area. They called him "Olie" (O-lee) but h...

 
 By Mark La Ciura    Community    June 9, 2018 

Not just country music at Buck Owens' place

Just 40 minutes away from Tehachapi in Bakersfield, we have a world class music venue – Buck Owens' Crystal Palace – where you will not only find fantastic country music, but rock and roll, too. T...

 

Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley receives green light to move equipment into new hospital

State health planning officials gave the green light to Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley on Thursday, May 31 to begin moving equipment into its new hospital, a major step forward as the facility...

 
 By Phyllis Belcher    Community    June 9, 2018 

Salvation Army makes local impact

Sandy Chavez is passionate about her work as Center Coordinator for Salvation Army. She recently shared the reasons for her enthusiasm with Tehachapi Kiwanis Club. In just the first quarter of this...

 

Fight bullying with confidence and assertiveness

Bullying can impact anyone. While school-aged bullies may be the most recognizable, the same intimidation, anger and violence can be found in the workplace, social gatherings and online. I know I...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 9, 2018 

PCT hikers who make their own gear

This time of year Tehachapi sees hundreds of Pacific Crest Trail hikers. They come from all over, some to hike all the way from the Mexican border to the Canadian border and some to complete a...

 

Writing Great Fiction workshop with Lauraine Snelling

Lauraine Snelling has authored a hundred novels for readers from 10 to 93, or as long as a person can read. These books are available in print, ebook, audio and digital. Some titles will be available...

 
 By Scott Taylor    Community    June 9, 2018 

​Sassy Spiced Mixed Nuts

Summer season is here. That means family get-togethers and parties with friends. Try out this recipe for our healthy Sassy Spiced Mixed Nuts. Your guests are sure to love them. As a bonus, they can...

 

Rocket test site near Cantil offers amateurs, students space and time to fire their projects

Members of the California State University, San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Space Systems rocketry club had high hopes for its "HM-7 heavy" – a 15.08-foot-long, hybrid motor, 150-pound vehicle named The K...

 
 By Shanan Harrell    Community    June 9, 2018 

Special limited engagement of 'The 39 Steps' ends June 17

Any self-respecting fan of Alfred Hitchcock will instantly recognize the title of TCT's next production, "The 39 Steps". However, that same fan may be surprised to find the stage play of Hitchcock's...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    June 9, 2018 

Tehachapi City Council Update

The Tehachapi City Council had the sad duty of deciding how to deal with the council vacancy created by the death of Mayor Ed Grimes. Essentially they had two choices, to appoint a replacement to...

 
 By Curtis Nelson    Community    June 9, 2018 

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club finished out their local tournament schedule with the Kern County Wrestling Association Freestyle Championship May 19, hosted by the Arvin Grizzlies. TVWC had 13...

 

Remembering Tehachapi Mayor Ed Grimes

At 1:45 p.m., on Monday, May 20, 2018, Tehachapi lost one of its most vocal champions when Mayor Ed Grimes passed away, surrounded by his large and loving family. Despite serving as a member of the...

 

Living in a sea of purple

When I decided to move back to my hometown more than two years ago, I was incredibly lucky when it came to finding a house to rent. Dear family friends of mine own a lilac farm that just happens to...

 

Welcome Summer with Sip Sip Hurray, Main Street's Summer Wine Walk

Main Street Tehachapi has planned a new event to welcome summer this year. The Sip Sip Hurray Wine Walk will take place on Saturday, June 23 from 7-9:30 p.m. with a change from previous Wine Walks,...

 

Tehachapi Flower Shop bids a fond farewell to Dave Bryant

Experienced flower arrangement designer/artist Dave Bryant joined the Tehachapi Flower Shop, as well as the Tehachapi community, in 2011. The art of flower arranging has deep roots in various ancient...

 

What can a child do when teased by bullies?

A recent survey showed that 10,000 children stayed home from school once a month because they feared bullies. Bullying is a serious problem that can lead to emotional withdrawal, substance abuse and...

 

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