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Have a Heart introduces Food for Love program

Have a Heart Humane Society is very happy to announce their newest program, Food for Love. When people face financial hardships, it isn’t just their own livelihood that is jeopardized. For many people, especially the elderly, disabled, veterans or...

 

Memorial Day ceremonies

The community joined together on May 27 to honor and pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives serving the nation. Events included the annual Memorial Day Parade in town, and ceremonies...

 

Memorial Day Ceremony at Bakersfield National Cemetery, May 25

Honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation on May 25 at 9 a.m. at the Bakersfield National Cemetery Assembly Area, 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin. Keynote speaker and participants include Brig. Gen. E.J. Teichert...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    May 11, 2019

Swappin' stories

It's been three-and-one-half years since Pam and Tom Stenson initiated the Veterans Breakfast here in Tehachapi. The gathering is also known as the Veterans/Honor Flight Breakfast. Pam and Tom...

 

Good Deed Awards

The Tehachapi American Legion Auxiliary Unit 221 held a Good Deed Award ceremony before their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 17 at the Veterans Memorial Building. The American Legion...

 

Alaska Airlines Honor Cart for fallen heroes to stop in Tehachapi May 11

A customized cart created to carry the remains of our Nation's fallen heroes will make a brief stop Sunday, May 11 in Tehachapi. A procession of motorcycle riders, led by the Patriot Guard Riders,...

 

American Legion Auxiliary announces Poppy Days in Tehachapi

Each May, members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 221, along with members of the American Legion Post, offer poppies to the community to remember those who have given their lives in service to our...

 

The snowball effect of giving back

Last week I visited Have a Heart Humane Society, not to adopt the adorable puppy I fell in love with, but to witness a wonderful act of kindness. For the last eight years, Red House BBQ owners Mano...

 

School Board listens to kudos and concerns

Salvation Army Director Sandy Chavez appeared at the Feb. 12 TUSD School Board meeting to express her appreciation for the partnership the Salvation Army shared with the school district. She thanked...

 

Our Veterans deserve better

If you have a VA loan, I bet your phone is ringing off the hook with offers to "save you money." Or at least, you are receiving multiple postcards by mail, encouraging you to "Refinance NOW!" As a pru...

 

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...

 

Wreaths Across America celebrated in Tehachapi

Wreaths Across America is an annual national observance celebrated by communities in respect for all deceased veterans, everywhere. This year it was held on Dec. 15. The observance is in REMEMBRANCE...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Veteran shares stories, smiles with Golden Hills daycare

I have two very sweet and polite kids, but like all children, I know their attention span and ability to stay quiet when others are talking requires saintly patience. So, it was incredible for me to...

 

Care packages for deployed military personnel

A number of currently deployed military personnel will be receiving specially prepared care packages made by members of the Tehachapi Community Congregational Church. It's part of a program that...

 

Veterans Day celebration in Tehachapi

On Nov. 12 our community celebrated the brave men and women who sacrificed so much to preserve our Nation's freedom at Philip Marx Central Park....

 

The hospital is built. Now what?

Healthcare District candidates weigh in The opening of the new Tehachapi acute care hospital is the culmination of a 40-year bumpy, turbulent ride that has been marked with drama, disappointment,...

 

2018 Apple Festival

The 2018 Tehachapi Apple Festival was well attended on the weekend of Oct. 13 and 14. Featuring apple related items and food, the festival also included fun for kids, a car show, an apple pie baking...

 

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...

 

Kern Supervisors: Battle for big 2nd district

Michael Biglay ~ In canvassing the District, Michael Biglay said he found that the number one issue that people are concerned about is crime. "Everybody wants more deputies," he said. He wants to see...

 

In city, 7 district-based candidates, 2 at-large

Who will sit on the City Council after Nov. 6? Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman accomplished what he set out to do when he sent a letter to the Tehachapi City Council demanding that it slice up the city...

 

Apple themed family fun coming Oct. 13-14

How do you make an event exciting year to year? You look at what worked, who came and what will bring them back. The Apple Festival, which will take place this year on Green Street in Downtown...

 

WWII Veteran gives a history lesson

Ninety-five year old WWII Veteran Jimmy Weldon drove himself all the way from Burbank to Tehachapi on Sept. 16 to give a history lesson to students, veterans and members of the community. Weldon has m...

 

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...

 

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