The Stallion Springs Community Church Board has voted to "remove" the Biblical Herb Garden and use that space for another purpose. Memorial items are considered the property of the Church and according to their letter, "the Board of Directors has the right to use these items as they determine appropriate."
Now that spring has arrived, birds throughout the Tehachapi Mountains are going to be nesting and laying eggs. Some species, like ravens and great-horned owls, have already been nest building. While some birds construct elaborate nests and others hardly build any at all, they will all be laying eggs that contain their chicks. There is an amazing diversity of sizes, shapes and coloration of eggs produced by different bird species, and the subject of bird eggs is so interesting and complex that it has its own field of study: Oology.
The Tehachapi Community Theatre Junior is pleased to present Michele L. Vacca's adaptation of "Sleeping Beauty" based on the famous Charles Perrault romance written in 1697.
Union Bank of Tehachapi recently awarded the Have a Heart Humane Society a generous grant. The money will be used to provide more spay and neuter surgeries for pets owned by local residents.
Leslie VoVilla's interest in photography began when she and her husband, Matt, moved to Bear Valley Springs in Tehachapi a few years ago. Moving to the mountains where the wildlife was so plentiful and ventures so close to the back porch inspired her to pick up a camera and record the magnificent creatures and unbelievable moments. Now the curiosity has become a passion.
New Direction, a new venture ministry of the Tehachapi Church of the Nazarene, 19016 Highline Road, will host a series of fellowship nights from 6 to 7 p.m. each Saturday beginning March 29.
Are you regretting that you never got around to joining the Summit Singers? Well, quit regretting, and come to practice!
Tehachapi Mountain Branch of American Association of University Women has a history of promoting Women's History during March. It began many years ago when Carol Coleman suggested the Storytelling group portray women who have made important contributions to society. Since then, presentations have been made to schools and service clubs around town.
"Eggstravaganza" is the Tehachapi Valley Arts Association's annual egg decorating contest.
Tehachapi Community Theatre's Playwright's Festival has concluded with three plays winning "Audience Favorite" status.
Even with as little rain as we've had this winter, there is still an upcoming chore facing many property owners throughout the Tehachapi Mountains: mowing the foxtail (Hordeum leporinum). This introduced grass is also known as mouse barley, wild barley, farmer's foxtail and wall barley, and some other nicknames that are not printable in a family newspaper. It is annual weed, native to the Mediterranean, and naturalized in many different parts of the world.
Training for new and current guides to conduct tours of Little Petroglyph Canyon, a National Historic Landmark located at the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, will take place April 4 and 5. The schedule is as follows: