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'Twelve Angry Jurors' opens soonTehachapi Community Theatre will present "Twelve Angry Jurors" at the BeeKay Th
'Twelve Angry Jurors' opens soon
Tehachapi News / Posted 23 hours ago
Tehachapi Community Theatre will present "Twelve Angry Jurors" at the BeeKay Theatre. This courtroom thriller is directed by Rick Gould, a frequent fixture of TCT productions, and is scheduled to open on Friday, Sept. 30. It was originally written... Read more
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Tehachapi News
City promotes beautification programThe City of Tehachapi is once again promoting its Adopt-a-Landscape program. Ac
City promotes beautification program
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
The City of Tehachapi is once again promoting its Adopt-a-Landscape program. According to a city news release, this 12-month program encourages businesses, organizations, families and individuals to sponsor the landscape maintenance of areas within... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Baking contest: Prove that your apple pie is the bestThe Tehachapi Apple Festival is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, O
Baking contest: Prove that your apple pie is the best
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
The Tehachapi Apple Festival is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9, in Downtown Tehachapi. If you are an excellent baker, love to make apple pie, feel that apple pie is one of your specialties, and get compliments from your family... Read more
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Tehachapi News
AAUW begins new yearAssociation of University Women were welcomed at the Annual Fall Luncheon, whic
AAUW begins new year
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Association of University Women were welcomed at the Annual Fall Luncheon, which is the beginning of the 2016-17 year for Tehachapi Mountain Branch. They were welcomed by President Jeannette Crounse, who outlined the goals for the new... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Carolyn “Carol” May Pennock, 1941 — 2016Longtime Tehachapi resident Carolyn May Pennock entered into rest at her home i
Carolyn “Carol” May Pennock, 1941 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Longtime Tehachapi resident Carolyn May Pennock entered into rest at her home in Tehachapi on Sept. 20, 2016. She was 75. Carol will be buried at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin next to her husband, Kenneth, who passed away earlier this year.... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Magdaleno Macias Sanchez, 1921 — 2016Rosary with viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Oct. 6, 2016, at Wood Fam
Magdaleno Macias Sanchez, 1921 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Rosary with viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Oct. 6, 2016, at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi. The funeral service will also be held at Wood Family Funeral Service, at 11 a.m., on Oct. 7, 2016. Interment will... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Whelan makes honor roll at Oregon StateOregon State University has announced that Julia M. Whelan, of Tehachapi, has m
Whelan makes honor roll at Oregon State
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Oregon State University has announced that Julia M. Whelan, of Tehachapi, has made the scholastic honor roll for the summer term. Whelan is an undergraduate of university exploratory studies. She is among 523 students who earned a B-plus (3.5 GPA)... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Ride the Winds: A few steps can make clipping easyContest for an additional $5. For more information, call Becky Borquez, 818-262
Ride the Winds: A few steps can make clipping easy
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Contest for an additional $5. For more information, call Becky Borquez, 818-262-7764. Jill Barnes Nelson is a reporter for Tehachapi News and a horse lover. Send information on the horse community such as upcoming events, clinics, etc., or if... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Fall Business Showcase aims to bring community, businesses together“It's a great event for the community to come out and see what Tehachapi busine
Fall Business Showcase aims to bring community, businesses together
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
“It's a great event for the community to come out and see what Tehachapi businesses have to offer,” Perkins said. “Every year we will have a business that someone will come by and say 'I didn't even know that you were in Tehachapi.'"... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Prostate Cancer Informational Group of Tehachapi is alive and wellThis month is prostate cancer awareness month and the Prostate Cancer Informati
Prostate Cancer Informational Group of Tehachapi is alive and well
Tehachapi News / Posted 3 days ago
This month is prostate cancer awareness month and the Prostate Cancer Information Group of Tehachapi has been fortunate to have a number of guest speakers, including Ken Hammer of Bakersfield and Bill Walters from the Ridgecrest prostate Cancer... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Robert John Solso, 1927in campers and later visit other parts of the U.S. by tour bus and cruise ships
Robert John Solso, 1927
Tehachapi News / Posted 3 days ago
in campers and later visit other parts of the U.S. by tour bus and cruise ships. Bob’s later years were spent in beautiful Tehachapi, enjoying the deer and the many birds, and working in his woodshop where he crafted gifts for family, friends, and... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Darlene Schumacher, 1942sister Dianne Redner, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Darlene Schumacher, 1942
Tehachapi News / Posted 3 days ago
sister Dianne Redner, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Darlene touched many lives and will be greatly missed. Requesting family only at the memorial. A celebration of life will be held at the Moose Lodge in Tehachapi... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Opal Lavone Vander Meyden, 1926 — 2016Opal Vander Meyden passed away on Sept. 10, 2016. She was 90. Opal was a long-
Opal Lavone Vander Meyden, 1926 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
Opal Vander Meyden passed away on Sept. 10, 2016. She was 90. Opal was a long-time resident of Tehachapi, having lived there for 50 years before moving to Kalispell, Mont., in 2014. The Vander Meyden home was the first one built in the Oak Knolls... Read more
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California Quail: cute babies cared for by attentive parentsA nature soundtrack of the Tehachapi Mountains could contain many different sou
California Quail: cute babies cared for by attentive parents
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
A nature soundtrack of the Tehachapi Mountains could contain many different sounds, but one of them would have to be the familiar "Come-BACK-here!" assembly call of California Quail (Callipepla californica). And if it was a video, it should certainly... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Blue Mountain Tribe wins NAMA awardMusic Awards & Association, visit nativeamericanmusicawards.com. For more infor
Blue Mountain Tribe wins NAMA award
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
Music Awards & Association, visit nativeamericanmusicawards.com. For more information on Blue Mountain Tribe, visit bluemountaintribe.com or at the band's Facebook page. Read the full story on the band in an upcoming edition of Tehac... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horseto a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Offi
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horse
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
to a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Office tells KIFI-TV that Dave Miller of Tehachapi, California, was flown from that area Sunday afternoon. Authorities say Miller fell from a horse in the Jim... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Natural Sightings: Hey big bird, do you want to play with me?is truly one of the success stories of American wildlife conservation. Natural
Natural Sightings: Hey big bird, do you want to play with me?
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
is truly one of the success stories of American wildlife conservation. Natural Sightings is a regular feature of the Tehachapi News edited by Jon Hammond which showcases photos of the natural beauty that enhances the quality of life in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horseto a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Offi
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horse
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
to a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Office tells news sources that Dave Miller of Tehachapi, California, was flown from that area Sunday afternoon. Authorities say Miller fell from a horse in the Jim... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Lions hear about ways to save energyMary Beth Garrison was the guest speaker at the Tehachapi Lions Club on Sept. 1
Lions hear about ways to save energy
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
Mary Beth Garrison was the guest speaker at the Tehachapi Lions Club on Sept. 15. Garrison is the ambassador for the community outreach program Energy Update California and is the executive director of Community Clean Sweep. Garrison educated the... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Lions collecting donations for Christmas for Seniors ProjectThe Tehachapi Lions Club is gearing up for its Christmas for Seniors of Tehacha
Lions collecting donations for Christmas for Seniors Project
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
The Tehachapi Lions Club is gearing up for its Christmas for Seniors of Tehachapi Service Project. The purpose of this project is to brighten the holidays for our low-income, isolated and/or homebound seniors in our community who have no family in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horseto a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Offi
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horse
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
to a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Office tells KIFI-TV that Dave Miller of Tehachapi, California, was flown from that area Sunday afternoon. Authorities say Miller fell from a horse in the Jim... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horseto a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Offi
Hunter flown out of Idaho wilderness after fall from horse
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
to a medical facility in Boise for treatment. The Custer County Sheriff's Office tells KIFI-TV that Dave Miller of Tehachapi, California, was flown from that area Sunday afternoon. Authorities say Miller fell from a horse in the Jim... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Daily News prep football Week 4 scheduleat Thousand Oaks Venice at Newbury Park Valencia vs. Bakersfield, at Bakersfi
Daily News prep football Week 4 schedule
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
at Thousand Oaks Venice at Newbury Park Valencia vs. Bakersfield, at Bakersfield Centennial High Paraclete at Tehachapi Pasadena Poly at Cleveland Mendez vs. Grace Brethren, at Moorpark College Heritage Christian at Granada... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Riding for awareness: Grandpa takes on Gran Fondo to draw attention to Rett SyndromeFrom left, Clarissa Parks, Scarlett Parks and Don Searcy. Searcy rode in the th
Riding for awareness: Grandpa takes on Gran Fondo to draw attention to Rett Syndrome
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
From left, Clarissa Parks, Scarlett Parks and Don Searcy. Searcy rode in the third annual Tehachapi Gran Fondo, pulling Scarlett behind him the final three miles. Scarlett was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in 2014 and Searcy is aiming to raise... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Friends of the Depot names new vice presidentFriends of the Tehachapi Depot, the organization that operates the Tehachapi De
Friends of the Depot names new vice president
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
Friends of the Tehachapi Depot, the organization that operates the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, is happy to announce the election of Keith Sackewitz as its new vice president. In his new role, Sackewitz will continue his excellent work as Depot... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Health and Resource Fair coming to West ParkAdventist Health Tehachapi Valley will host its annual Health and Resource Fair
Health and Resource Fair coming to West Park
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley will host its annual Health and Resource Fair on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District's West Park Activities Center, located at 490 W. D St. The Health Fair will... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Tehachapi Idol winners announcedTehachapi Idol wrapped up Sept. 11 with the three winners of the 10-week compet
Tehachapi Idol winners announced
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
Tehachapi Idol wrapped up Sept. 11 with the three winners of the 10-week competition determined by a panel of judges. Brinley Marks won first place, Josh Schwartz was second place and Lily Seymour received third place, according to organizer Shasta... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Pasta Fest: Cyclists load up on carbs before the big Gran Fondo"I just finished a race at Easter Island," said Victor M. Cabello, who traveled
Pasta Fest: Cyclists load up on carbs before the big Gran Fondo
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
"I just finished a race at Easter Island," said Victor M. Cabello, who traveled to Tehachapi to participate in his third Gran Fondo. Joining Victor were his wife, Anne, and family Helen Mitchell, Eve Geishen, and Joren and Josie Mitchell of Ojai... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Lace'n It Up fundraiser to hit the streetsI had missed my mammogram, if I had waited, I would have been a Stage 4," Van B
Lace'n It Up fundraiser to hit the streets
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
I had missed my mammogram, if I had waited, I would have been a Stage 4," Van Blake said. Van Blake will lead the way at Tehachapi's 6th annual Lace'n It Up for Links for Life walk, which kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Saturday, Oct.... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Upcoming Events: Lots to do in, around TehachapiWest Park Activity Center, 410 W. D St. Minimum donation is $20. Calkl 322-5601
Upcoming Events: Lots to do in, around Tehachapi
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
West Park Activity Center, 410 W. D St. Minimum donation is $20. Calkl 322-5601 or visit linksforlife.org/LacenItUp.html. Tehachapi Municipal Airport Display Day, second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon. Tehachapi Humane Society’s free and... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Virginia Starr Hersey, 1919 — 2016The family extends a most sincere thank you to many friends, family, Optimal Ho
Virginia Starr Hersey, 1919 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted 8 days ago
The family extends a most sincere thank you to many friends, family, Optimal Hospice Care, and Country Assisted Living in Tehachapi for all the kindness extended to Virginia. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Linda Jean Thompson, 1949old. Memorial services are Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. at the Inyokern Town Hall
Linda Jean Thompson, 1949
Tehachapi News / Posted 8 days ago
old. Memorial services are Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. at the Inyokern Town Hall. Gravesite internment will be at 2 p.m. at Tehachapi Eastside Cemetery. Linda was born July 17, 1949 in Ridgecrest and graduated from Burroughs High School in 1967.... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Wallace Edwin Dale Slankard, 1391Wallace Edwin Dale Slankard of Tehachapi passed away on July 27, 2016 in Bakers
Wallace Edwin Dale Slankard, 1391
Tehachapi News / Posted 10 days ago
Wallace Edwin Dale Slankard of Tehachapi passed away on July 27, 2016 in Bakersfield. Wally was born Sept. 29, 1931 in Phoenix, Ariz. to George Ernest and Bertha Alice (McKnight) Slankard. A 1949 graduate of Delano High School, he served in the... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Robert Paul Wylie, 1939Tree Country Club in Bear Valley Springs following the service. A full obituar
Robert Paul Wylie, 1939
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Tree Country Club in Bear Valley Springs following the service. A full obituary will appear in next week’s edition of the Tehachapi News. Arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. For condolences please visit... Read more
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Currants were once a major crop in the Tehachapi areaAs a student of the Tehachapi area's history, I am always fascinated by the cha
Currants were once a major crop in the Tehachapi area
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
As a student of the Tehachapi area's history, I am always fascinated by the changes and transitions that take place over the years — the ebb and flow of human endeavor. Our valleys are currently experiencing one of many agriculture renewals, this... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Natural Sightings: A Great Blue Pterodactyl?of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) standing next to Brite Lake. These large
Natural Sightings: A Great Blue Pterodactyl?
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) standing next to Brite Lake. These largest of shorebirds are a common sight in the Tehachapi Mountains, and will make appearances even at very small bodies of water. Standing about four feet tall and with... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Children pan for gold, create cool things at Kids DayChildren of all ages gathered along Green Street on Saturday for the annual Kid
Children pan for gold, create cool things at Kids Day
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
Children of all ages gathered along Green Street on Saturday for the annual Kids Day at Tehachapi Museum. Sponsored by the Tehachapi Heritage League, the children were treated to all kinds of fun, including demonstrations and hands-on opportunities... Read more
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Trip planned for Huntington Library, Botanical Gardenswill pick up Bear Valley Springs residents at the lower lot of the Oak Tree Cou
Trip planned for Huntington Library, Botanical Gardens
Tehachapi News / Posted 14 days ago
will pick up Bear Valley Springs residents at the lower lot of the Oak Tree Country Club and leave at approximately 8 a.m. Tehachapi residents and guests can board the bus by going to the Amtrak Bus Kiosk, which is located on Mulberry Street in... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Robert Paul Wylie, 1939Robert Paul Wylie of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Sept. 7, 2016, at
Robert Paul Wylie, 1939
Tehachapi News / Posted 14 days ago
Robert Paul Wylie of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Sept. 7, 2016, at the age of 77. Interment with military honors will be at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin Calif., on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. Wood Family Funeral... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Ride the Winds: Good hay provides good nutritioncost is $40. For more information call 661-350-6577, or go to naturalbornriders
Ride the Winds: Good hay provides good nutrition
Tehachapi News / Posted 15 days ago
cost is $40. For more information call 661-350-6577, or go to naturalbornriders.com. Jill Barnes Nelson is a reporter for Tehachapi News and a horse lover. Send information on the horse community such as upcoming events, clinics, etc., or if... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Gran Fondo offers training, boosts economyits half-century course to a metric half-century, by increasing the length of t
Gran Fondo offers training, boosts economy
Tehachapi News / Posted 15 days ago
its half-century course to a metric half-century, by increasing the length of the Piccolo Fondo Plus from 50 miles to 60 miles. Additionally, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District will introduce the Run Fondo, a 5K foot race, this... Read more
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A big small business: World Wind & Solar highlighted at business meetingNikki Cummings, one of the owners of WWS, was the guest speaker at the Greater
A big small business: World Wind & Solar highlighted at business meeting
Tehachapi News / Posted 15 days ago
Nikki Cummings, one of the owners of WWS, was the guest speaker at the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting on Sept. 7. She, along with her husband, Buddy, and Harvey Stephens, has helped grow the business into what it is today. She... Read more
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Greater Tehachapi EDC meeting: Latest on hospital, school enrollment and moreEugene Suksi, chief executive officer for the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare Distr
Greater Tehachapi EDC meeting: Latest on hospital, school enrollment and more
Tehachapi News / Posted 15 days ago
Eugene Suksi, chief executive officer for the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District, reported the district is opening new administrative offices at 305 Robinson St. He also said the district and its partner, Adventist Health, are shooting for a... Read more
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Kyle Duane Walker, 1990 — 2016Neal and Janice Cormack; uncle, Danny; and his grandfather, Don Walker. Kyle p
Kyle Duane Walker, 1990 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted 15 days ago
Neal and Janice Cormack; uncle, Danny; and his grandfather, Don Walker. Kyle passed away Sept. 3, 2016, at his home in Tehachapi, where his dad held him in his loving arms. We are so heartbroken, but we know you are no longer suffering. No more... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Nativities, choir members sought for Christmas CrècheChoir members and shared nativities are still being sought for the Tehachapi co
Nativities, choir members sought for Christmas Crèche
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
Choir members and shared nativities are still being sought for the Tehachapi community Christmas Crèche. The Crèche is a free event in which the community will be able to share the Christmas spirit. This will be a place where people of all ages and... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Rev. John Michael Galagan, 1928(1975 to 1981); St. Luke's, Bakersfield (1981 to 1984); executive director of K
Rev. John Michael Galagan, 1928
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
(1975 to 1981); St. Luke's, Bakersfield (1981 to 1984); executive director of Kern Hospice (1984 to 1987); and St. Jude's, Tehachapi (1987 to 2003). Although he retired on his 72nd birthday in 2003, he continued to serve the church, helping out... Read more
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Let's celebrate peace: Lions to host poster, essay contestslocal, district, multiple district and international. At the local level, the p
Let's celebrate peace: Lions to host poster, essay contests
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
local, district, multiple district and international. At the local level, the poster submission deadline is Nov. 1. The Tehachapi Lions Club will hold its contest on Nov. 3 at the Tehachapi Senior Center 6:30 p.m. At the international level,... Read more
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Tehachapi Gandy Dancers host Dancing Under the StarsOn a beautiful Saturday evening with a light breeze to cool the air, Tehachapi
Tehachapi Gandy Dancers host Dancing Under the Stars
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
On a beautiful Saturday evening with a light breeze to cool the air, Tehachapi attracted around 100 people to come join the Tehachapi Gandy Dancers Square Dance Club for the Dance Under the Stars at the Skating Rink. Dancers joining the Gandy... Read more
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'Wood & Watercolor' show not to be missedof business, but also that of a father and daughter's love of art in "Wood & Wa
'Wood & Watercolor' show not to be missed
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
of business, but also that of a father and daughter's love of art in "Wood & Watercolor," the current show on exhibition at Tehachapi Valley Arts Association. Corky Lunceford is passionate about his one-of-a-kind wood-turned bowls that present a... Read more
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Good Shepherd Lutheran welcomes new pastorimportantly, golf, hunting and fishing. The family is in the process of sellin
Good Shepherd Lutheran welcomes new pastor
Tehachapi News / Posted 16 days ago
importantly, golf, hunting and fishing. The family is in the process of selling their home in Texas and making the move to Tehachapi. They look forward to knowing the people and area of Tehachapi. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend... Read more
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