Ashley True-Richardson took this photo of a Great Horned Owl that had gotten entangled in a barbed wire fence and was rescued by Tony and Kim Vespa. After being fed for two days, the owl flew off, back into a thicket of trees where it normally lives.

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There was a time in my life when, if someone had asked what biblical character I identified with the most, and I had answered honestly, I would have said Judas. That’s not a very high opinion to have of oneself as a Christian believer, but I understand now why I felt like an unworthy betraye…

David Whitley took this photo in Bear Valley Springs of what appears to be an elk with very California Mule Deer-like antlers. This looks like one of two animals that was photographed a few weeks ago by Danny Hendrickson hanging out with some Mule Deer bucks.

The Women’s & Girls’ Fund, a leadership initiative of Kern Community Foundation, has announced up to $50,000 in grant allocations in its twelfth cycle of competitive grantmaking to Kern County nonprofit organizations that serve local women or girls within the focus area of education and …

Christina's fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Fundraiser dinner to wage hope to help find a cure will be held Sept. 29 at the Veterans Memorial Building, 125 E. F St.

The September meeting of the Prostate Cancer Information Group of Tehachapi will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital conference room at 109 W. E St.

Motivational speaker Jimmy Weldon will present at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Country Oaks Baptist Church. Admission is free to the event sponsored by the Valley Oaks Interact Club.

Denise and Dave Mapes, 12-year Tehachapi residents, with the Tehachapi News on their cruise ship balcony in Glacier Bay, Alaska. They say they love Tehachapi.

It is challenging for women to enter fields that have traditionally been dominated by men. This was the message heard by members of American Association of University Women at their September meeting.

The Tehachapi Heritage League presents Kids' Day — History is Fun — on Saturday, Sept. 22. There will be many hands-on activities and demonstrations.

Visit Tomo Kahni State Historic Park and see the sun set as the full moon rises. Walk the paths where the Kawaiisu lived and enjoy the beauty of the village site nestled in the mountains of Sand Canyon.

The eight 10-minute plays selected for this year’s TCT Playwrights’ Festival hit the mark with the theme of Past, Present, Future. Tehachapi Community Theatre asked playwrights to submit plays that explored the past, present, or future or any combination of the three.

The Tehachapi Symphony is beginning its 21st season of providing glorious orchestral and choral music to the greater Tehachapi community. The symphony’s fine music directors are Dr. David Newby for the orchestra and Kathy Kelly for the symphonic chorus.

Erica Schlosser took this photo in the Tehachapi Valley of a California Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus californicus) sitting on a fence post. Erica says that she and her family went on vacation, and when they returned, they discovered that this beautiful little fox had made a home for it…

Musicians and vocalists are being sought to provide Christmas music for the third annual Tehachapi Creche Festival, which will be held Dec. 8 and 9.

From a comedic look at biblical times to a 1940s detective story to an era when time travel is possible, the eight playwrights whose 10-minute plays are being produced in Tehachapi Community Theatre’s 9th Playwrights’ Festival have embraced this year’s theme of “Past, Present, Future.”

Come answer the siren call of an old time file band with local Caller Wayne Thompson as the California State Old Time Fiddlers hold a contra dance on Friday, Sept. 21 in the Social Hall at Community Congregational Church, 100 E. E St. in downtown Tehachapi.

Tehachapi will ring with the sound of fiddles, guitars, banjos, mandolins and other instruments Sept. 21 and 22 as District 3 of the California State Old Time Fiddlers Association holds its 40-second annual Fiddlin’ Down the Tracks Old Time Fiddle Contest at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 2091…

Picture a grandmother who could cure thrush in babies by breathing into their mouths, a cousin who was struck twice by lightning and survived, a grandfather who was shot down on the road to his home, an aunt who left the life of a miner’s wife to become a movie star, and a grandmother who sp…

Did you know California has the second most horses behind Texas with more than 700,000? Or that there are 9.2 million horses in the U.S. as of 2017, which adds more than $100 billion to our nation’s economy? So it’s no wonder small, rural towns like Tehachapi are big into horses, rodeos, hor…

Gallery 'N' Gifts featured artist for September is stained glass artist Diana Pittenger, a painter in the most unusual sense of the word. Instead of using acrylics or oils, she uses bits of colored glass to illuminate her works using God's most wonderful gift — sunlight.

Terry Rombouts-Vasquez took this photo of a Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) as it sat on a post along the Antelope Run biking and walking path. Terry uses the bike path regularly, and says that the adult Redtail is often visible along the route.

The Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network committee was at it again this year with their continuing efforts to support our community with a classroom school supply drive.

Jan and Danny Hendricks of Bear Valley Springs submitted this photo that Danny took of two young American Elk bulls (Cervus canadensis nelsonii) that were socializing with five California Mule Deer bucks (Odocoileus hemionus californicus) in the late afternoon.

Generous community members contributed almost $6,000 Thursday evening during the Art of Healing Silent Auction, hosted by the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Foundation.

On a beautiful, but breezy, Tehachapi evening, the Tehachapi Gandy Dancers Square Dance Club hosted Dance Under the Stars enjoyed by both square and round dancers.

What is the most emotional movie you have ever seen? "The Passion of the Christ?" "Schindler’s List?" "Brian’s Song?" Other? Films that qualify for this genre of movie require that you have a full box of Kleenex on hand. That’s because it’s just a matter of time until our tears are bound to …

The Best in Show at the 2018 Thunder on the Mountain car show went to owners Al and Renee Martin from Walnut Creek.