The Loop Newspaper - Tehachapi's Online Community News & Entertainment Guide

By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


Newly appointed Board Member Fred Rowan.

Fred Rowan has been appointed by the Stallion Springs Board of Directors to complete the term of Vince McLaughlin who resigned in late October. Rowan was selected by the Board from the three candidates that applied to fill the position. Rowan comes to the Board with experience on the boards of the Livermore and Yreka Chambers of Commerce. He also served on the Board of Main Street in Livermore and several churches. He has 40 years of retail management experience and is currently the manager of Big 5 in Tehachapi.

Grand Jury report

The Grand Jury Special Districts Committee visited Stallion Springs and gave the District a positive report. The Grand Jury reviewed the district's finances, Police Department, facilities, transparency of board meetings, emergency preparation and other areas of interest. If you would like to view the report it is available at the CSD office.


CERT will offer a Basic Training Class for interested community members beginning in the CSD Corral Room with the following dates and times: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m .; Saturday, March 3, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m .; Saturday, March 10, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

For more information call (661) 412-CERT (2378) or go to the CERT website at


The POA is gearing up and hosting general meetings with guest speakers that can provide you with valuable information. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Corral room.

David Aranda, Stallion General Manager, will be the guest speaker. David will introduce himself and share with you his background. He will have updates on important matters in our community, trash situation, golf course, roads, and talk about the future of Stallion Springs.

Each year, the Stallion Springs Property Owner's Association gives a scholarship to a graduating senior from Tehachapi High School, all other high schools and home schooled students. This has been a tradition of the SSPOA for many years, in the amount of $1,000 for each qualified senior applicant.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the graduating senior must be a full time resident of Stallion Springs; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; plan to be a full time college student or working and taking at least six units; and have taken the SAT for college entrance. At the time of presentation a certificate will be given to the successful applicant(s). The actual scholarship is given in full at the time a proof of college attendance is given or an accredited training program is chosen. Information about all scholarships is disseminated by THS; however, if you know of a graduating boy or girl that is not aware of the availability of this scholarship, please advise them to consult the THS counseling office. POA gives two or three scholarships each year

President of the Stallion Springs POA, Debbie Rodriguez announced the POA will hold a Round Up and Flea Market on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Center and are looking for vendors. It will be a large community yard sale in the parking lot and inside the gym. New and craft items will be available in the gym along with yard sale items in the parking lot. Here's your chance to sell your crafts and all of your unwanted items after spring cleaning. Space is limited. To reserve an inside spot or an outside space email The POA is a nonprofit organization with profits going to community needs and the scholarship fund.

Neighborhood Watch

The next meeting will be on Feb. 27, 2018 in the CSD Board Room. Get the latest updates on how to prevent crime in your neighborhood.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meet on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Room.


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