Stacey Herrera submitted this photo of California Condors taken in Stallion Springs. Stacey says there were a total of three adult Condors (Gymnogyps californianus) near her house. Condors have the largest wingspan of any bird in North America, up to 10 feet.
“Art on the Porch” continues in August with a First Friday display of cowboy, ranching, farming and outdoor items on the porch at the Errea House from 5 to 8 p.m.
Old Town businesses held their second annual South Street Days on Saturday. The event was founded as a way to promote the many business located just outside the city of Tehachapi.
There is a group of plants in the Tehachapi Mountains that tend to be tall, colorful and prickly. These are the thistles, and their red, pink, purple or white blossoms are as pretty as the leaves are unfriendly.
Michael Coccari knows firsthand what it's like to lose someone you love to cancer. His wife, Darlene Rae Coccari, passed away on Oct. 1, 2015, at the age of 50 after a battle with breast cancer.
In 1991, a beautiful 13-year-old girl wanted to join the junior high school choir. When she saw the choir teacher, she excitedly expressed her interest. Given no time to prepare, the girl froze when the teacher said, “OK, sing the scales.” After a few unsuccessful tries, she walked away — defeated.
The 58th Annual Old Timers’ Reunion date is coming soon. If there are plans being made to attend it would be beneficial for the “old timer” to call in a reservation in order to be counted. The chefs are good, but they need to know how many are to be served.
Three downtown businesses have been awarded facade grants by Main Street Tehachapi for improvements made to their businesses or buildings.
Storytelling in music is as old as melody. Although today’s pop music tends to focus more on “beats” than ballads, musical storytelling is still alive and well in acoustic music. Over the last seven years, Fiddlers Crossing has been bringing some of the best musical storytellers to Tehachapi.
Even though almost all North American snakes avoid humans when given the chance, occasionally you can encounter ones like Great Basin Gopher Snakes, California Kingsnakes or even rattlesnakes that get discovered before they can vanish. That doesn't happen very often to the Red Racer, a snake…
Marsha Morris took this photo in West Golden Hills of a horned lizard. This one appears to be what is known as a Blainville's Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma blainvillii), which in older books may be referred to as the Coast Horned Lizard.
The California Wing Civil Air Patrol will be sponsoring an Aerospace Education Summer Camp from July 30 through Aug. 5, at Edwards Air Force Base.
We are excited, pleased and just plain honored to announce that Jack Hafer, the media department chairman at Biola University, will be the keynote speaker at the Christian Youth Film Workshop, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Country Oaks Baptist Church.
Tehachapi Community Theatre’s next production begins Aug. 4, with the presentation of the hilarious musical comedy, “The Drowsy Chaperone.”
Melissa Billingsley from Canine Companions for Independence recently visited the beautiful BeeKay Theater with her amazing service pup, Hiltie.
For everyone who has ever pondered the existence of God, "The Case For Christ" movie is a heartfelt and compelling journey of an award-winning investigative journalist — an avowed atheist — who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of h…
Tehachapi resident and Azusa Pacific University student Michael Price made the academic deans' list at APU. A biochemistry major, Price is honored for a spring semester 2017 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Price is joined by 1,953 other students receiving the same honor.
National Night Out is coming to Tehachapi on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Philip Marx Central Park, located on East E Street. Hours are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
In Bakersfield during the summer, an outdoor event sounds like a no-go. But just 45 minutes away in Tehachapi, as the elevation rises and the temperature drops, it’s perfect festival weather.
Angela Rodriguez of Tehachapi was named to the dean's list at Benedictine College for the spring semester, which ended in May. Benedictine College has recognized those students who have distinguished themselves academically during the last semester.
The Tehachapi Lions Club would like to thank the community of Tehachapi and visitors to our wonderful city for their support during the Lions hot dog sales at the July 4th Hot Dog Festival in Philip Marx Central Park.
Sending greetings on their vacation to Ketchikan, Alaska, is Tehachapi residents, from left, Kenny and Christy Harrison and Carolyn and Chris Wiles, who took along a recent issue of Tehachapi News. The Harrisons are the owners of P-Dubs Brew Pub and recipients of the Large Business of the Ye…
Tehachapi Mountain Quilters are busy planning their 2017 Quilt Show, which will be presented Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19 and 20, in conjunction with the Tehachapi Mountain Festival.
The Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors will host a community-wide Open House on Saturday, July 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Buyers and “lookie-loos” alike are welcome to check out 19 homes for sale.
After being closed for some time, the Horse Thief Golf and Country Club reopened June 1 and is receiving customers 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The restaurant is currently not open due to lack of staffing.
The Rotary Club of Tehachapi was proud to induct Christina Scrivner as the newest member of the club. Christina is well known in Tehachapi for her work with Houchin Blood Bank for many years. Christina is a community activist. She has been requested to sing the national anthem at numerous ev…
Marty Venner took this photo in West Golden Hills of three fledgling Great Horned Owls (Bubo virginianus) perched on a downed cottonwood limb. Marty explains that he photographed the young birds behind his house, on the back nine of the old golf course: "I took this photo early in the mornin…
Ivan Jadric has been treating his friends to gifts of his homemade wine for years now, but his experience with caring for grapes goes all the way back to his boyhood growing up on a farm in Croatia.
New on the equestrian scene in the Tehachapi Valley is a junior equestrian drill team by the name of Diamonds in the Rough, recently formed by Drill Master Shawna Pendley with Terri Sturn as “chief in charge of everything else.”
If you were playing a word game, and someone said, "aerospace engineer," would words like theater, actor, director or producer come to mind? Probably not, but Kenny Chugg, vice president of Tehachapi Community Theatre (TCT) is all that and more.
Despite triple-digit temperatures around the surrounding areas, the Tehachapi Gandy Dancers Square Dance Club played host with their June Bug Dance to 33 diehard dancers. People representing the Mountain Squares at Frazier Park, Bakersfield’s Joaquin Squares, the Bakersfield Rounders, the Ac…
The Friends of the Norbertine Canonesses of Tehachapi would like to invite all game enthusiasts to Bunco Night at Triassic Vineyards on Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. Cost to participate is $25, and all proceeds go towards the construction of the Norbertine Canonesses’ new chapel. Even for those who have…
Part of Bear Valley's many Independence weekend celebrations is the annual balloon gathering. Local residents rose out of bed before sunrise to watch the hot air balloon crews unpack and prepare their air ships for a morning of rides and excitement for spectators as well as participants.
Bakersfield Community Concert Association has announced it will continue its 55-year history of providing affordable entertainment for season ticket holders. At the last concert in April, it was announced that the organization was closing its doors. However, a group of dedicated volunteers w…
On Saturday, July 22, the Antelope Valley Astronomy Club, in partnership with the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District, will be holding our annual Star-B-Cue picnic, followed by a public Star Party in the main parking lot, near Pavilions 1 and 2, at the Brite Lake Recreational Faci…
The local American Association of University Women's (AAUW) Scholarship Fund for Women recently awarded over $10,000 in scholarships. The local organization has awarded over $220,000 since it was created.