When Monica Nadon began her quest to bring Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” to the TCT stage in 2006, she read through several adaptations to decide which one she would choose.
Forty years ago, the members of Tehachapi Valley Arts Association banded together with the vision of opening Gallery ‘N’ Gifts, a gift shop and art gallery where members could sell their handmade goods.
The Friends of the Library could use more help with all the sorting of donated books. Books are categorized by condition and category, then either put in the continuing book sale downstairs in the library or saved for the large seasonal sales.
The Tehachapi Prostate Cancer Support Group is pleased to announce that Dr. James Cusator, M.D. will be the guest speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital, 1100 Magellan Drive, in the Executive Conference Room.
Every person’s life journey is a true adventure from conception onward to eternity. There are twists and turns, valleys and mountains, setbacks and blessings. Lots of surprises.
There have been indications over the past few years that there is a growing population of bears in a place known, appropriately enough, as Bear Valley Springs.
Tehachapi has been home to a variety of ethnic groups in its history. Among these were the Basque people, who have one of the oldest continuous cultures in Europe. The Basques are a hardy people inhabiting the Pyrenees Mountains and valleys that straddle the border between Spain and France. …
At their Aug. 8 meeting, Tehachapi Rotary hosted local artist Dwight Dreyer. Dreyer is president of the newly formed Tehachapi Arts Commission, an affiliate of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council. Their mission is to bring representational fine art and art collectors to Tehachapi.
On Sunday, Aug. 25, an intimate afternoon of chamber music will take place at the Oak Tree Country Club, located at 29500 N. Lower Valley Road in Bear Valley Springs, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Hooray! Around the country it is that favorite time of year for annual fairs and festivals, and free food. The First Baptist Church, located at 1049 S. Curry St., will provide all three from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the quad area of the church.
Men from churches all over Tehachapi have come together to meet every Tuesday night for Together Men’s Ministries. This event is geared to build Christ-centered men in the community.
Toshimi Kristof took this photo at her home in Bear Valley Springs of a Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis longipes) that was shedding its skin.
It was a beautiful day in downtown Tehachapi Saturday, perfect for chalkers who lined the streets surrounding Gallery 'N' Gifts for the annual Chalk on the Walk.
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps that’s why so many successful authors find inspiration for their writing through vivid dreams, the beauty of nature or from the visual arts.
Ivey Rezayat is the raffle winner from the Sip Sip Hooray! Wine Walk, with a trip donated by Jenni Richard of Travel by Jenni. The resort stay is at the Ocean Maya Royale, a short distance from Cancun, Mexico, in a quiet, secluded area with its own private beach.
Fiddlers Crossing has presented a wide range of acoustically-based music styles since its opening in 2010. From traditional folk to contemporary Americana, bluegrass, acoustic blues, old-time American dance music, singer-songwriters to jazz and even world-punk, with the recent appearance of …
It's that time of year when everyone heads for downtown Tehachapi to kick up their heels for three full days of Boots, Buckles and Spurs — this year's theme of the highly anticipated Tehachapi Mountain Festival.
From all the members of the Parade Committee, we wish everyone the best during the Tehachapi Mountain Festival. To put on the parade, it takes many hours of planning and preparation. It is through the hard work of the committee members that we are enabled to put on such an event.
The art for this year's Tehachapi Mountain Festival was created once again through the graphics sparkle of the artists at 'hachapi Tees, serving Tehachapi with a smile since 1989! They no longer have their retail shop, but still serve Tehachapi and beyond at the same phone number 661-822-699…
The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District will present the Mountain Gallop 5K/10K on Saturday, Aug. 17. Entrants will meet at Aspen Builders Activity Center/West Park. Registration begins at 6 a.m. and the race will start at 7 a.m.
I would like to welcome all of you to the 56th Annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival. Remember, this festival would not be possible without the help of the many invaluable volunteers and sponsors. I say a big “Thank You” to all of you. To our many guests, please enjoy all the fun activities we …
In the summer of 1970, David Reeves Carpenter moved to Los Angeles from Woodstock, Vt. David, and his then-partner Buck Gregory, through Third Story Music, were signed to Motown Records under the “Natural Resources” label.
"Buckles, Boots & Spurs" is the theme for the 2019 Tehachapi Mountain Festival. Congratulations to Sheila Villarreal, the winner of this year's Mountain Festival Theme Contest.
The Black Gold Cloggers demonstration team, led by Loni O'Donley, is from Bakersfield. The club was established 36 years ago. The members of BGC come from the clogging class that is offered by city of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks.
Hello, my name Maycee Jean Boronda and I was born on Feb. 2, 2011. I am getting ready to start third grade and I love to read. I finished second grade with a 4.0 GPA.
Five seasoned musicians have come together to do what they love best — play rock'n'roll and old-school R&B. The New Vinyl really knows how to show people a good time. The band members are Josh Rich (vocals, guitar, trumpet), Pat Shoptaw (vocals, drums), Phil Serpico (vocals, bass), Danny…
Before heading to any of the festival events on Saturday, Aug. 18, come and enjoy breakfast sponsored by The America Legion Post 221 and prepared by the Kids Clubs of Tehachapi in the Veterans Hall at 125 E. F St.
The 2019 Thunder on the Mountain Car Show Committee, with major support from Youngblood Customs, proudly presents the 22nd annual Thunder on the Mountain Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Sunday, Aug. 18 in historic downtown Tehachapi. It is free to the public.
Mountain Festival brings the quiet little town of Tehachapi into a full bloom of family fun time. From festival activities in the park to the flag waving, cheering crowds lining the parade route, Mountain Festival is sure to please one and all. One of the many highlights of Mountain Festival…
Bring the whole family to Philip Marx Central Park, where there's something for everyone!! There will be more than 60 vendors of beautiful handmade arts & crafts including jewelry, clothing, leather purses and wallets, photography, quilts, wooden children’s toys, metal yard art, and so m…
The Good Time Badges have the theme and official logo of the 56th Annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival on them. The cost per badge in $2. When purchasing your Good Time Badge, please remember that proceeds go back into our wonderful community.
The Mountain Festival Committee has reserved an area on East E Street, in front of the Tehachapi Unified School District offices, for handicap parking. Designated handicap parking is also available at the rodeo grounds.
For more than 20 years, Jason and Christal have been entertaining audiences both large and small. 18 years ago, Christal and Jason first met while being a part of a musical stage production. During this time Jason also performed as a musician on a semi-professional circuit in the Reno area.
Tehachapi Martial Arts Center, owned and operated by the Jadric family, has been part of the Tehachapi community for more than 27 years. The center offers instruction in a variety of martial arts including Tae Kwon Do, Combat Hapkido, Kung Fu and Tai Chi.
The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce has official Tehachapi Mountain Festival T-Shirts for sale. Join in the 56th Anniversary Celebration.
Since I was a little girl, I had always dreamed of riding horses. Six years ago, that dream became a reality, when my parents bought me horseback riding lessons as a Christmas present. I am 17 years old now and thoroughly enjoy each day I am able to spend with my horses.
Aribella Wheeler is the 13-year-old daughter of Bryan and Jamie Wheeler. She attends a the homeschooling program through Stockdale Christian.
Hello rodeo fans!! Samantha Turner is the 24-year-old daughter of Cindy and Carl Turner. She lives in Waterford with her three loving dogs, Dixie, Brutus and Buster.