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From abused and neglected to stable star: A donkey's tale

Each year at the Tehachapi Crèche Festival held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a live nativity is portrayed, which has become very popular. Children and adults are dressed in...

 

Volunteers needed at Windswept Ranch

Saturdays at the ranch begin early. There are the regular chores to get done plus preparing for guests. We usually begin at 7 a.m. and are still scampering around getting things done when the first...

 

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...

 

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...

 

It all started with five deer

Amazing isn't it, how things go in full circles and somehow everything seems to connect. Two days ago, I got a call from a big zoo about five fallow deer that had been confiscated by the Department...

 

Wiener Run all-star keeps running

When he's not winning races, he's playing with his favorite toys -- squeaky ones. And playing, by his request, means ripping the squeakers out of them. Rango, named after Johnny Depp's chameleon...

 

This little piggy went to Frisco

People say my articles often leave them in tears, so I decided to change it up a bit and tell you the story of my recent trip to San Francisco with our new pig, Double Stuff. Every year I make a trip...

 

Hee Haw – The mules and donkeys will be here soon!

Jumping, Driving, Trail, Pack Scramble, Big T, and Log Skidding are just some of the events that one can enter, or watch, at the upcoming Bear Valley Springs Mule and Horse Show on Aug. 3, 4 and 5....

 

Going to the dogs

I don't often talk about the dogs here, but they are an integral part of the ranch. If you have been here, you have probably met most of them. At the very least, you have spent time with Doug, Dolly a...

 

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...

 

EFBC's Summer Twilight Tour, June 30

It's officially Summer at Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center in Rosamond, and time for a special evening at our Twilight Tour on Saturday, June 30. Limited to adults over 18...

 
 By Brook Lane    Community    May 26, 2018

3B Events & Equestrian Facility

3B Events & Equestrian Facility is located on 60 acres in the beautiful Cummings Valley in Tehachapi. Our facility offers standard horse boarding, overnight stalls, training, and a variety of...

 

Camp Blue Jay

Hello Miracle Mutt fans. Most great pairings, like peanut butter and jelly, and macaroni and cheese, have been around for years. In the five years since its inception, Marley's Mutts' "Miracle Mutts"...

 

Canine Creek fundraiser

We would like to introduce Sharon and her service dog Chief. Sharon is a member of Silver Paw Ranch and she is a veteran who served in the US Navy for 4 years. She was injured during training. She...

 

It's that time of year again

I walk the ranch every morning and every night just to check and make sure all is well with the critters. It is a peaceful time and I enjoy the quiet to just visit with my friends, the animals. This...

 

Celebrate Spring at EFBC's Twilight Tour

Saturday evening, April 28, Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center will host the first Twilight Tour of the year, inviting guests to visit during evening hours and find out what...

 

Marley's Mutts needs your help!

In response to over 150 dogs being seized from a home in Tehachapi,  Marley's Mutts will spend the next several days rescuing as many dogs from our local shelters as possible. This is a double...

 

New faces at Windswept

Things are always changing here at Windswept. There are happy moments, then sad, then happy. This time of the year, we are always happy to welcome new babies. We have lambs on the ground and they...

 

Volunteering at Windswept

So what's it like to volunteer at Windswept Ranch? If you volunteer, be prepared to experience something very special. There are many unique volunteering opportunities at the Ranch: You may choose to...

 

Pamela Wildermuth donates 'Summer Rain' to the BVS Spring Art Show

Pamela Wildermuth is an artist in Bear Valley Springs who has the great luck to live in a beautiful area and to create beautiful art. Her specialty is "equine art" and she has painted or drawn...

 

Canine Companions for Independence visit the Lions

"We Serve" is the motto of all Lions Clubs. Not only does the Tehachapi Lions Club serve our community by doing service projects and giving back, but it also has a main mission of vision and hearing...

 

Are the unclear service dog guidelines hurting those they were made to protect?

We seem to see service animals everywhere we go these days but how many of these animals actually went through the arduous process that being a true service dog requires? According to cci.org, the...

 

Protectors of Tehachapi's smallest residents

Gina Christopher has fostered and found homes for nearly 700 cats during her 10 year career in animal rescue. "I'm the original crazy cat lady," she said. Have a Heart Humane Society works every day...

 

Donated Pet ID Scanner put into action

Officers from the Tehachapi Police Department used a new piece of equipment on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 27) to reunite a lost dog turned into TPD. Makaya was identified and returned to her family...

 

The dangers of encountering elk

What do reindeer and elk have in common? Antlers. Impressively big antlers in some cases. Now, why in an article about elk, would I mention reindeer? The answer to that question is that it is to...

 

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