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Our future leaders share their groundbreaking experience

This week's Grassroots Tehachapi, looks at an actual "grassroots" project ... through the eyes of young students. The groundbreaking for the new sixth grade building at Jacobsen Middle School took pla...

 

Plant that tree!

Well, its the holiday season and time to start thinking about Christmas again! I am writing this article to let people know how to care for a living Christmas tree and how easy it is. Here are some...

 

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...

 
 By Mel White    Community    December 8, 2018 

Happy holidays

As a child, thanks to my mother’s never-ending desire to learn all about other peoples and other religions, I found out that while I was totally and enthusiastically (and sometimes single-mindedly)...

 
 By Ed Gordon    Community    December 8, 2018 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

Papa's House is back. Eat, enjoy, repeat is the motto for Papa's House. After an absence of nearly three months the newly remodeled restaurant opened in mid-November. Originally known as Papa's the...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    December 8, 2018 

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...

 

Internet speeds, sand and computers

Internet speed tests Do you know how fast your internet is? Do you know how fast it should be? A quick check of the bill from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or a phone call to your ISP, will...

 

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...

 

Moving forward, encouraging change

We gave Measure R our best shot and we're incredibly proud of the vision we created. We're proud of Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District. We're proud of people in this community who used...

 

AAUW welcomes Meg Prior

The Nov. 13 meeting offered inspiring speaker Meg Prior, a photographer/film maker who has been deployed to Afghanistan for 10 years in spurts of a few weeks to several months on occasion. Her...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Aviation historian Giacinta Bradley Koontz recently moved to Tehachapi from Prescott, Ariz. where she worked as a columnist for aviation maintenance magazines, gave occasional public lectures at...

 

Windows and Mac apps

Useful apps for your computer Microsoft and Apple both pack lots of features and apps into their operating systems. For many people, the included apps are all they need to get things done on their...

 

Send The Loop your letters to Santa!

As a special treat to the children of Tehachapi, we want to tell you a little secret ... Santa Claus loves reading The Loop! We've become friends with the jolly ol' elf over the years and this year...

 

Healthy holiday options from Ha's

With the Christmas holidays just around the corner and parties and get-togethers happening everywhere, we are always looking for just the right hostess gift. Why not put together a box or basket of...

 

Tehachapi couple celebrates 63 years of marriage

On Dec. 9 Dick and Ellie Baxter will be celebrating 63 years of marriage. It was in Indiana that the couple first met. Dick was working as an underwriter for an insurance company when he noticed a...

 

Richard H. Burns Feb. 14, 1945 – Nov. 5, 2018

Tehachapi resident Richard H. Burns passed away on Nov. 5. Richard was born February 14, 1945 in San Bernardino to Mary and George Burns. Richard attended high school in North Hollywood before...

 

EAA Friendship Tour with Mike Melvill and Dick Rutan

I was reminded recently of the exciting and terribly hazardous trip that Mike Melvill and Dick Rutan undertook in 1997, flying their homebuilt Long-EZs around the world with the EAA Friendship Tour....

 

Lions Club Peace Poster Contest

Tehachapi Lions Club held there Peace Poster Contest on Nov. 1. The contest was open to all students ages 11-13. This year's theme was "Kindness Matters." We had 14 students participate from Valley...

 

Amazing medicinal fruits at Ha's

Ha's Apple Farm on Steuber Road is becoming well-known locally for their apples, pears, peaches, plums and grapes as well as their fruit based preserves, dried fruit, juices and vinegar. However, also...

 

Chris Naftel to appear on Investigation Discovery

While I was working on my Aerospace Engineering degree at Auburn University, I was enrolled in a work/study program with NASA. For four years I spent summers and winters in Hampton, Va. on work...

 

Richard H. Burns Feb. 14, 1945 – Nov. 5, 2018

Tehachapi resident Richard H. Burns passed away on Nov. 5. Richard was born February 14, 1945 in San Bernardino to Mary and George Burns. Richard attended high school in North Hollywood before...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

It was over a year and a half ago that Dr. Sheryl Haggerty began looking for a home in Tehachapi. The physician had been practicing in Palmdale for over three years in the field of occupational...

 

Guild of Tehachapi Hospital has donated $734,000 for surgery equipment

Surgery came back to Tehachapi for the first time in two decades when Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley medical center opened its doors on Nov. 7, thanks to support from the Guild of Tehachapi...

 

Richard H. Burns Feb. 14, 1945 – Nov. 5, 2018

Tehachapi resident Richard H. Burns passed away on Nov. 5. Richard was born February 14, 1945 in San Bernardino to Mary and George Burns. Richard attended high school in North Hollywood before...

 

Unanswered questions

The other day a friend sent me an email with "questions that can't be answered" and some of them made me laugh out loud. Like the first one: Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, "I...

 

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