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  • Monday, Oct 13 2014 03:09 PM

    Kern County Central Queens are 'paying it forward'

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    They are not like the beauty pageant queens you see on the television. True, they are beautiful, but their charm radiates from within.

  • Monday, Oct 13 2014 03:05 PM

    AST assists Tehachapi schools with equipment and supplies

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    Arts, Science & Technology Educational Corporation of Tehachapi (AST) will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the north parking lot area of Monroe High School.

  • Monday, Oct 13 2014 10:42 AM

    Thousands flock to Tehachapi Apple Festival

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    With “Appl-ie Goodness” as its theme, the second annual Tehachapi Apple Festival was everything apples.

  • Tuesday, Oct 07 2014 01:34 PM

    Pen in Hand: Celebrating the incomparable Dottie Fritz Marble Newton

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    One of the most distinctive and interesting women ever raised in the Tehachapi Valley went to join her ancestors on Sept. 25, as Dottie Fritz Newton, 94, passed away following a prolonged illness.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:16 PM

    Vaquero Heritage Trainers Challenge to be held this weekend


    Local horse trainers will have an opportunity to showcase their abilities during the Vaquero Heritage Trainers Challenge, to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10, 11 and 12, beginning at 9 a.m. each day, at Sterling's Arena, located at 19271 Cherry Lane, Tehachapi.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:16 PM

    Career Day presents students with possibilities


    Tehachapi High School welcomed a variety of professionals to speak with students during its semi-annual Career Day held Sept. 25. A total of 27 presenters participated by enlightening the students on the many opportunities that await them after graduation.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:12 PM

    Tehachapi teams join the movement to end multiple sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) stops people from moving. So, dozens of people in Tehachapi are "joining the movement" to stop MS. Two local teams participating in the National MS Society's Walk MS at The Park at River Walk in Bakersfield on Saturday, Oct. 25 have organized fundraisers taking place in Tehachapi the next few weeks.

    The Tehachapi MS support group team called "Moose on the Loose" will be holding an opportunity drawing for several prizes donated by generous businesses and individuals. Members of the team will be selling tickets (priced at $1 per ticket or $5 for five tickets) starting Monday, Sept. 29, at Albertsons, and continuing through Saturday, Oct. 18 at businesses like K-Mart and Walgreens. For information, email Linda Neptune, support group leader, at

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:12 PM

    Tehachapi woman determined to stop MS, even with her own diagnosis

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    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that stops people from moving. Jenna Alba, a 30-year-old wife and mother to three children who lives in Tehachapi, knows firsthand what a diagnosis can do to a person.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:10 PM

    Lions Club announces Students of the Month

    At Tehachapi High School, the Student of the Month award beginning with the month of September is Carlee Carnes. Carnes is said to be a conscientious student and a wonderful teacher's assistant who is willing to go "above and beyond the call of duty." Carnes helps her teacher quiz students in biology and even waters cherry trees in front of the teacher's classroom every day.

    The honoree at Monroe High School is Eric Sparacio. According to the staff, Sparacio is a tireless worker. He, too, is willing to go above and beyond the call of duty, staying after school to get extra help with his schoolwork. As a trusted student, Sparacio volunteers his time to work in the school's snack bar at lunch.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:10 PM

    THS celebrates 'Homecoming' with game, parade, festivities

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    Nathan Hedberg and Madeleine Cass were crowned the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen for Tehachapi High School during the halftime ceremony held at Coy Burnett Field Friday night.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:09 PM

    eBay auction to benefit Tehachapi pet owners

    Have a Heart Humane Society is one of 38 non-profits chosen from a nationwide pool to participate in the eBay Giving Works Campaign For Your Cause program. The pet rescue's goal is to raise $10,000 for the "Tehachapi Fix Your Pet Project" through an eBay auction, which will run on the auction website from Oct. 22 to 29.

    The more items Have a Heart sells, the more money the organization haves to put toward spaying and/or neutering pets owned by Tehachapi residents. Their goal is to once again offer a clinic where the pet owner pays no more than $20 for a cat and $25 for a dog including a rabies vaccination and a pain shot.

  • Monday, Oct 06 2014 03:07 PM

    Young Eagles Flight Rally scheduled for Oct. 18

    Area young people ages 8 through 17 will have a chance to take to the skies on Oct. 18, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1000, in conjunction with the Tehachapi Socitey of pilots hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport (KTSP).

    The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation. Since the program was launched in 1992, volunteer EAA pilots have flown more than 1.7 million young people who reside in more than 90 countries.

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