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 By Pat Gracey    Community    August 1, 2020 

Doyle Gracey's memories of Korea

I was talking to a gentleman the other day who said he'd like to read another one of my husband's...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    August 1, 2020 

When women form a circle

It used to be a sewing circle where women gathered from surrounding farms and nearby towns to sit...

 

A place to relax

"I guess there are never enough books." –John Steinbeck "Fill your house with stacks of books, in...

 

Christopher Braxton Fralick Sept. 11, 1982 – July 20, 2020

Christopher Braxton Fralick of Tehachapi passed away at the age of 37 on Monday, July 20....

 
 By Mel White    Community    August 1, 2020 

32 strange things to get your mind off politics...

From time to time people send me things via email, most of which have no author credited. Some make...

 

Looking ahead to a new year of goals

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Brilliant. That is the theme the American Association of University Women have chosen for their new year, which has begun....

 

Six California City High School students graduate college

Cerro Coso Community College is celebrating six high school students that earned both their Associat...

 

Password terror and a better way

The first half an hour passed quickly. Oh, what fun we had. The job of removing the old computer...

 

Albert Joseph Pinheiro April 20, 1929 – July 1, 2020

Our dad, Albert Joseph Pinheiro, joyously exited this earthly life on July 1. He is preceded in...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    August 1, 2020 

Explore spiritual practices

How has your life changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began? What have you had to give up? What...

 

Sofia Romero Gregory Feb. 2, 1945 – July 17, 2020

On July 17, Sofia Romero Gregory, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt,...

 

Editorial: 'Remember who we were before COVID'

Our great Tehachapi Valley has been through quite a bit this year. And yes, it’s not over. High school and college graduations cancelled, student...

 

The legacy of a simple man

How heartwarming and sweet that the passing of a simple man who led an uncomplicated life has...

 

Delbert Hill Aug. 24, 1961 – July 6, 2020

Delbert Hill, 58, of Tehachapi, passed away on July 6. He was born on Aug. 24, 1961 in Memphis, Tenn...

 
 By Cathy Hansen    Community    August 1, 2020 

Kitty cats and airplanes

My life is full of kitty cats and airplanes! Since my son Douglas passed away, I have been taking...

 

Clearing the air: 5 things you may not know about cabin filters

Yes, unhealthy and unpleasant air is everywhere, but why allow it to funnel into your car and make even the shortest drives unbearable? A new cabin...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 1, 2020 

Where to find COVID-19 stats

Recent statistics for the COVID-19 Pandemic numbers in Kern County and, of course, Tehachapi can be...

 

Mysterious skies

On July 4, it seems there were more than fireworks lighting up the Tehachapi skies. People were...

 

Valley of Light: A Loop Serial Story

Part one: The valley, surrounded by mountains and hillsides, sits high above the desert to the east and above a large fertile valley to the west. A...

 

Generators On The Go

In these uncertain times, created by the passage of Public Service Power Shutoff (PSPS), there is a...

 

Twisted Sisters Revival! Boutique

Summer is here at Twisted Sisters Revival! Boutique, and we're open for business! Twisted Sisters...

 

California condors spotted in Sequoia National Park, first time in nearly half a century

Recently reintroduced endangered California condors continue to reoccupy parts of their historic range, including the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Calif...

 
 By Diana Wade    Community    July 18, 2020

Can Neurofibromatosis qualify for social security disability?

Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue....

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    July 18, 2020

School to resume August 12

At the July 14 School Board meeting, Superintendent Stacey Larson-Iverson presented three possible...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 18, 2020

We are all in this together

Going through a box of old papers, I found this poem that my mother had cut out from some...

 

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