• Jill Barnes Nelson and Goldie

    Ride the Winds: Have an emergency evacuation plan for you and your horse

    Are you prepared if you have to evacuate you and horses in a heartbeat? Most of us have some sort of a plan in mind, but would it work if you had to leave your home and barn immediately? Fiona Nelson, a local resident and zoologist, held an informal meeting recently to offer some tips on what to

  • Salvation Army workers join hands for a blessing of thanks just prior to opening the doors at 10 a.m.

    It's not charity — it's humanity at its best

    Tehachapi’s Salvation Army served more than 310 families this Thanksgiving by providing turkeys and all the necessary fixings for a homemade, traditional holiday dinner. Recipients walked down a line of tables filled with food donations that were handed out by a cadre of Salvation Army staff and

  • Will Graham will be at Calvary Chapel on Dec. 8.

    Will Graham, grandson of Rev. Graham, to speak at Calvary

    Will Graham, grandson of Billy Graham and the oldest son of Franklin Graham, will be the featured guest speaker at Calvary Chapel on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. Like his father and grandfather, Will proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ under the Billy Graham Banner. He held his first crusade in

  • Ashley Hays Nelson and Andrew Ronald Paxton announce their engagement. The couple will be married on Jan. 9, 2016.

    Nelson, Paxton to wed Jan. 9

    Ashley Hays Nelson and Andrew Ronald Paxton are to be married on Jan. 9, 2016, in Palm Springs at the O’Donnell House. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cyndy and Paul Nelson of Tehachapi. She has a bachelor’s degree from Biola University and is currently completing her master’s degree in

  • Triassic Vineyards begins 'Winter Wednesday' series Dec. 9

    It’s now been two full years since I moved here permanently …“here” meaning country living at 4,000 feet with wind, seasons and lifestyle changes. Whether you made a choice to move or you grew up here, Tehachapi is special and we are blessed to call it home. We’ve recently experienced our early


  • Billy Eugene Henderson, 1933-2015

    Billy Eugene Henderson passed away on Nov. 19, 2015, in Bakersfield. He was 82. Service information is unavailable at this time. For condolences, please visit

  • William Ted Pinson, 1925-2015.

    William Ted Pinson, 1925-2015

    Ted Pinson, age 89, died Nov. 23, 2015, at his home in Bear Valley Springs, in the loving care of his wife of 67 years and his two sons. A memorial service and interment at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin will be scheduled at a later date. Ted was born to William A. and Annie B. Fiveash in

  • Antonio Arnold Anthony,  Sept. 21, 1928 - Nov. 19, 2015

    Antonio Arnold Anthony, 1928-2015

    Tony A. Anthony passed away peacefully of natural causes in his A Street home under loving care of caregivers Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. He was born to John Anthony and Angelita Cortez Anthony in Tehachapi. His father was born in Greece and immigrated through Ellis Island and became a citizen, and

  • Don Stewart Lee, 1925-2015

    Don Stewart Lee was born May 7, 1925. He passed away Nov. 11, 2015. Don was a simple, humble man who loved his country. Anyone who would spend any amount of time with him would find themselves schooled on the facts of World War II. He was dedicated to his country and all those who served their

  • Antonio "Tony" Arnold Anthony, 1928-2015

    Antonio Arnold Anthony, a lifelong resident of Tehachapi, entered into eternity on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Tony was 87 years old. For service information, please contact Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. at (661) 822-6897. An obituary will be in next week's edition of the Tehachapi News.


  • Donations from Tehachapi were delivered to Clearlake.

    Community Voices: Lake County fire victims thankful

    As we gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, I wanted to give a huge thank you to the community of Tehachapi for all their love and support these past two months. I was raised in Tehachapi, and I still have a home in Golden Hills, but currently I am serving as the pastor of the Clearlake United

  • The Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse club hosted a charity trail ride for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Cummings Valley.

    Letter to the editor: Charity trail ride helps St. Jude's

    On Nov. 7, the Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse club hosted a charity trail ride for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Cummings Valley, Tehachapi. The weather was very blustery in Cummings Valley, but the ride was a big success, raising a good amount of money for this great cause. At 10 a.

  • Letter to the editor: Thanks for checking my smoke alarm

    I would like to express my appreciation to all the volunteers who came to my home on Saturday, Nov. 14, to make sure that my smoke alarm was working properly. All volunteers were from the Rotary. Two gentlemen so polite and helpful and three pretty girls, and so friendly. One of the many reasons

  • Letter to the editor: Thanks to supermarkets with spirit

    Our two hometown supermarkets, Albertsons and Save Mart, are really generous to our community in supporting good-deed efforts. This is the fifth year we have experienced this support from them. My church, Tehachapi Community Congregational, United Church of Christ, has been collecting from

  • Letter to the editor: Thankful for commitment to help others

    The Community Church thanks all our visitors and groups who joined on First Friday, Nov 6, to show their commitment to helping others in Tehachapi and around the world. Presenting various humanitarian projects were Kiwanis, St. Vincent de Paul Society, American Association of University Women, The