• The youngest musician in this afternoon's performance is 12-year-old violinist Nathan Bruhl.

    T-Pops Orchestra opens ninth season

    The Tehachapi T-Pops Orchestra marked the beginning of its ninth season, opening with an afternoon concert at Grace Fellowship Hall in Tehachapi on Sunday, April 24. The orchestra is comprised of musicians from many areas of Kern County and the Antelope Valley. They rehearse and perform under the

  • Karen Pestana will present a slide show about the Tehachapi bluebird nest box program.

    Upcoming Events: Lots to do in, around Tehachapi

    COMMUNITY Western Bluebird program offered at Tehachapi Audubon meeting Bluebird Trail Coordinator Karen Pestana will present a slide show about the Tehachapi bluebird nest box program at the Tehachapi Audubon meeting, Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m., in the cafeteria at Golden Hills Elementary

  • Summit Singers plan first concert

    It’s finally spring, and that means it’s time for the next Summit Singers concert, coming up on May 21. With a membership which has shown impressive growth this season, you can expect a concert which will leave you wanting even more. There are a number of lively tunes, many of which have a

  • Sarah Taylor inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

    Sarah Taylor, of Tehachapi, was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Taylor was initiated at California State University, San Bernardino. Taylor is among approximately 30,000

  • The Dance Craze Travel Dance Team recently won several awards at the Rainbow & Star Systems regional competitions.

    The Dance Craze Stars shine through at regional competitions

    Every year, The Dance Craze Travel Dance Team travels up and down the state, competing in renowned performance competitions. Practicing four to five days a week shows the dedication and motivation of the dancers. These efforts paid off at the Regional's Rainbow & Star Systems competitions,


  • Jacqueline Ellen (Raybuck) Lomba, 1974 — 2016

    Jacqueline Ellen Lomba passed away at her home in Mojave on April 23, 2016. She was 42. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m., on May 3, 2016, with the funeral service following at 10 a.m., at Wood Family Funeral Service in Tehachapi. Interment will be at 1:15 p.m., at Bakersfield National Cemetery in

  • Shirley Mae Watson, 1937-2016

    Shirley Mae Watson passed away on April 17, 2016. She was 78. Services are pending at this time. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit

  • James Arnold Goslin, Dec. 2, 1925 - April 16, 2016

    James Arnold Goslin, 1925–2016

    James was born in Boerne, Texas, to David Arthur and Lena Leath Goslin. He was one of seven children and spent his younger years on a dairy farm in San Marcos, Texas. In 1942, James joined the United States Navy and became a Baker Second Class. He left the Navy with an honorable discharge in 1950.

  • Annie Mayo, 1929-2016

    It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we have lost one of the most important people in our lives, Annie Mayo. After retiring from Albertsons, she and her husband, Paul, moved permanently to Tehachapi, where they spent the next 32 years. Annie leaves behind her loving husband of 55 years,

  • Joy Elaine Rose, 1935-2016

    Joy Elaine Rose, 1935-2016

    Heaven rejoiced and God welcomed home his daughter, Joy Elaine Rose of Tehachapi, on Friday, April 15, 2016. Her daughter was by her side as she left this life to enter into eternity. Joy, who was 80 at the time of her passing, was born on May 1, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, to parents Ellis M. and


  • Letter to the editor: Measure H needs clarification

    The letter from Linda Coverdale (“Some don’t get vote on hospital measure,” April 27) may have missed the point about the vote for Measure H. The fact is that many will not get to vote yes or even no. First, you have to be a registered voter. Second, you have to live in the Tehachapi Valley

  • Letter to the editor: Do transactions with cash

    While at Albertsons the other day, four people were ahead of me waiting to pay for their groceries. Not one of he four people ahead of me in line used cash, but swiped their card to pay. Whatever floats their boat, but with cash I pay "right on the spot." People like the convenience of

  • Door of Hope, Family Life Pregnancy Center

    Letter to the editor: Do you know this door of hope?

    For the past eleven years, more than 7,000 have walked through this very door, the Family Life Pregnancy Center. Many have received that free pregnancy test and many have found someone to listen to them, provide answers for many questions and great referrals. Why might you walk through this door?

  • Letter to the editor: New minimum wage could hurt businesses

    I think the opinion of Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce President Ida Perkins is commendable but her argument is completely null (Tehachapi News, April 13). First, the minimum wage might be designed for people "starting out," but it's surely not used that way. Ask all of the 50-

  • Letter to the editor: I don't get to vote on Measure H

    I received a card in the mail, imploring me to vote “yes” on Measure H, for hospital. I would love to. Along with the rest of the Tehachapi community, I have seen the fortunes rise and fall on this hospital, and now we have the opportunity to make it work by inviting in Adventist Health. Since we