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Anthropology: Experience the world in a different way

There is a lot that we read and hear about when it comes to other parts of the world but actually visiting and experiencing another culture in person is quite different. Not only has Cerro Coso's...

 
 By Jenni Richard    Community    June 8, 2019 

River cruising on the Danube

I recently returned from sailing on the Danube on the Viking Bragi. It is a unique way to see Europe, allowing you to see Europe up close and personal, all the while having a more intimate experience...

 
 By Pat Gracey    Community    June 8, 2019 

A new look

While the City of Tehachapi was watching the country attempting to pull itself from the Great Depression, which had begun with the 1930s, there was a new look appearing in the downtown section. Green...

 
 By Greg Cunningham    Community    June 8, 2019 

Netflix account sharing, previewing email, flooring your computer

The Netflix Terms of Use clearly prohibit you from sharing your Netflix account's password with family members, neighbors or friends. Yet, an estimated 24 million people do just that. That's 24...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    June 8, 2019 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

The winners are: After delaying the Apple Crate Derby Race for a week due to the weather, the Stallion Springs Police Activities League held the running of the semiannual Derby Race on Saturday, June...

 
 By Nancy Bacon    Community    June 8, 2019 

Enhancing other's lives enhances our own

One of the perks of being clergy, is that after a number of years of service, most pastors are granted a temporary sabbatical leave. This becomes a chance to learn or experience some new things, go...

 

Roof leaks in your rental

Historically, landlords and tenants have been on opposite sides of the fence. Thankfully, the Fair Housing Laws define the rights of both as well as all aspects of housing transactions from rental, sa...

 

Maintain your power steering system

Although a number of newer vehicles are coming equipped with electric power steering, the vast majority of Tehachapi’s vehicles on the road use a hydraulic power boost system. With hydraulics, fluid is pressurized by a pump which actuates a...

 

Tehachapi Academy of Dramatic Arts Grand Opening

Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, members of the community and City officials joined Dawnnie Mercado-Genochio at the Grand Opening of TADA (Tehachapi Academy of Dramatic Arts) on May 30. TADA is...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    June 8, 2019 

Wedded bliss

Traditionally, June is wedding month. Probably because the school year ends, vacations start, weather is good and flowers are abundant. A wedding must have flowers! There are so many wedding themed...

 

Valley of Light: A Loop Serial Story

For Part 1 click HERE Part 2, by E. M. Young [Picking up the story from the paragraph beginning: "Steve leaves for work at 7 a.m. each morning. His wife, Becky, kisses him goodbye without knowing...

 
 By Fiona Nelson    Community    June 8, 2019 

Lulu the little green hedgehog and international relations

So, what do a small, green, plush Hedgehog toy, Henry's Café, mountain rescuers and Slice of Life Enrichment School have in common? Read on and you will find out. On Tuesday, May 28 Susan Minor, the...

 
 By Diana Wade    Community    June 8, 2019 

Can migraine headaches qualify for Social Security disability?

Question: I am 33 years old and have had migraine headaches since I was 16. I have had MRI's of my brain, I've taken medication, I've even tried acupuncture. I still get migraine headaches two to...

 
 By Mel White    Community    June 8, 2019 

Thank you, dad

My father passed shortly after Father's Day in June of 2000. I miss him still, and think of him often. For Father's Day this year, I would once again like to honor him and thank him. Thanks, dad, for...

 

Homicide Investigation

On June 5 at approximately 2 p.m., officers with the Tehachapi Police Department received a report of a shooting in the 400 Block of Appaloosa Court in the city of Tehachapi. Officers arrived on...

 
 By Curtis Nelson    Community    June 8, 2019 

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club completed their local season with Kern County Wrestling Association Freestyle and Greco-Roman Championships on May 18 at Arvin High School. The Team was competing for...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    June 8, 2019 

Intermediate Space Challenge, 10 years and counting

More than 700 Tehachapi fourth and fifth graders gathered at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport on May 29 for the 10th annual Intermediate Space Challenge. Included in the throng were classrooms from...

 

This & That Home Decor Grand Opening

On May 10 the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, City Officials and members of the community joined Lee Barron and Susan Jankowski for the Grand Opening of their new store This & That Home...

 

Faces behind the BeeKay mural

Ever wonder if the faces on area murals are actually those of real Tehachapi residents? This week I divert from my normal column, taken from my mother Marion Deaver's files, to highlight one of those...

 
 By Alida Lorenz    Community    May 25, 2019

When it comes to stroke, think 'F.A.S.T.'

More than a decade ago there was little caretakers could do medically to save stroke victims. I remember a time when people would come into the emergency department with a stroke, and we would pray...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    May 25, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

Sam Steeley arrived back in Tehachapi in April. Employed by Lehigh Cement, he had been transferred from Tehachapi to their plant in Redding, Calif. two years ago and now he has been transferred back....

 
 By Cathy Hansen    Community    May 25, 2019

Memories of Rotary Rocket in the air

Sixteen years ago this month, you may recall seeing a Chinook (CH-47) helicopter at Mojave Airport. That may not sound too unusual to most people, but what was slung under the Chinook was very...

 
 By Carla Cook    Community    May 25, 2019

Tehachapi teen takes title

For over 40 years the California Junior High School Rodeo has provided a place for youth to flourish and grow; with the priority of promoting western heritage and investing in the future of young...

 

Leave it to the pros

Having a car is like having a house. Chances are your home's going to need some work from time to time. Maybe the wood panels in the den just need a fresh coat of paint. Or maybe the electrical...

 

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