Visit the Antelope Valley Indian Museum on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. for an old-time country holiday celebration. The museum, which was built as a homestead in the 1930s, will feature a chili cook-off, country craft boutique, homestead-era holiday decor, and cowboy songs and poetry from out on the range performed around a blazing bonfire. Explore the unique hand-built museum and soft, warm lighting of the whimsical historic grounds, with the wintery night sky sparkling over the desert.
This weekend marks the final performances of the classic and heart-warming play, "A Christmas Story" at the beautiful BeeKay Theatre. Produced by Tehachapi Community Theatre and written by Philip Grecian, "A Christmas Story" is based on the well-known movie of the same name.
The holidays are a favorite time of year for visitors to go to the Errea House Museum. Getting into the holiday spirit many families visit this restored historic museum and are able to see the old fashioned decorations or to purchase antiques and other gifts made by local vendors.
There are numerous horse breeds today that are considered "gaited," possessing an alternate gait besides walk, trot, canter or gallop. Through careful selective breeding these ambling gaits are developed and maintained. Oftentimes these are four beat gaits and they can vary in speed while maintaining the four beat cadence.
The blood donors of Tehachapi can be so proud of their efforts in 2013! With two blood drives remaining, they have already collected more units this year than ever before!
We have all heard the old saying, "the third time is a charm" and in the weekly newspaper business over the years I've observed the truth of this.
Now that the holidays are right around the corner, you may find yourself wondering which tech gadget you should buy your loved-one. While the world may be migrating toward tablets, phones and other more portable devices, perhaps the person you have in-mind still wants a plain computer instead. Portable devices may be growing rapidly in popularity, but there are definitely computers that you can purchase that are efficient for any need.
Family Life Pregnancy Center, 112 S. Curry St., has a wonderful program called "Earn While You Learn." Clients have the opportunity to attend pregnancy and parenting classes that will educate them on becoming the best parents they can be, while earning material items for their babies.
Assistant General Manager of the Bear Valley Springs Community Services District, Sandy Janzen, will bid adieu to her home of 37 years.
After serving the community services district for eight years, Janzen will be heading to Southern California to work for the Helix Water District in San Diego County. Her last day at work was Friday, Dec. 6.
The Tehachapi area lost a unique and distinguished member of our community on Nov. 29 with the passing of Virginia Gonzalez Sanchez, 82, following a lengthy struggle with the effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Attention all you early risers, the Senior Center's holiday Pancake Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, with pancakes, bacon and scrambled eggs, plus juice and coffee for a donation of only $5 per person.
First Baptist Church has announced commencement of a Hispanic ministry.
Francisco Figueroa and his family joined First Baptist and together they have begun a ministry to the Spanish-speaking community of Tehachapi.