Skygazers throughout the Americas had a great view of a partial lunar eclipse on the night of Nov. 18. The event was dubbed the Beaver Moon lunar eclipse, since November is traditionally known as a time when beavers are especially active, getting their lodges ready for winter. A number of Te…

Cadets and senior members from the Tehachapi Composite Squadron 46, Civil Air Patrol, Air Force Auxiliary were awarded the National Commander Unit Citation Award recently for their humanitarian assistance during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gallery 'N Gifts' December show is featuring jewelry artists. Come and enjoy that old-time feeling with glistening, sparkly, fluffy, soft and heart-touching gifts.

On Saturday, Nov. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Errea House porch at 311 S. Green St., there will be a sale of vintage Christmas items collected over a 50– to 60-year period. There are many large mechanized Christmas figures made before the “computerized” era and some require electricity…

Forty-five people donated blood in Tehachapi on Nov. 16, bringing the total to more than 900 donors over the past 20 months, according to a city of Tehachapi News release.

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Nov. 16 was a beautiful, autumn day for picking up trash from the Bear Valley Springs gate to Highway 202. Nine hearty individuals accomplished the whole, difficult route: Linda Coverdale, Lori Frear, Ingrid Lindquest, Cathy and Rick Rogers (not pictured), Dan Tordoff, Kathy Underwood and Ka…

The holiday season is here and what better way to enjoy the spirit of the season then helping the folks of Doublewide save their town! Tehachapi Community Theatre is excited to announce our holiday production of "A Doublewide, Texas Christmas."

The 2nd Annual Tehachapi Holiday Decorating Contest is ready to accept entries from the community (dates changed, note below). The contest is open to both businesses and residential entries; there is no cost to participate. The contest has expanded from nine winners in 2020 to 12 winners this year.

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On a fog-shrouded Saturday morning, with fog so thick the lakeside runners' course was not visible, 175 runners along with family members and supporters gathered at Brite Lake in Tehachapi. They were there for the annual Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot 5K Run.

Those interested in learning more about Freemasonry are invited to attend a  meeting on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Masonic Center at 24309 Cummings Valley Road.

The Stallion Springs Library and Stallion Springs Artist Exchange invites you to a Christmas Book, Art and Craft Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11. It will be held at 20030 Pelliser in Cummings, Valley.

The women's group at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will hold a bake sale and bazaar from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.

As the holidays approach, we humans are licking our lips in anticipation of the delicacies and huge amounts of comfort food that are headed our way! Our pets are not expecting all the luscious treats this time of year as we are, but once the cooking starts, their noses are on high alert — it…

Two events put on by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District are scheduled this weekend to help kick off the upcoming holiday season.

Recently the Rotary Club of Tehachapi recognized 25 Jacobsen Middle School 7th and 8th grade students for meeting goals last spring in Rotary’s Student Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) program.

The Tehachapi Mountain Democratic Club, at its November ZOOM meeting, heard a presentation by Beth Parker, general counsel for several California Planned Parenthood affiliates, on the legal challenges to Roe v. Wade. There have been five cases involving abortion rights that have been heard b…

Members of American Association of University Women heard from Joshua Pierce when he spoke at their November meeting. He is the director of community outreach and integration for Adventist Health in Tehachapi and Bakersfield.

Apples grown in the Tehachapi Mountains are flavorful and delicious to eat, but there's another great way to consume local apples: drink them. That's what Lonnie and Cindy Latham have been doing at their small farm near Highline Road for the past 32 years.

The Tehachapi Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. This year’s theme is “Holly Jolly Christmas.” 

Two events put on by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District on the weekend before Thanksgiving will help kick off the upcoming holiday season.

The Semerenko Team is hosting a community Thanksgiving food drive through Sunday, Nov. 14, and is asking for non-perishable food items to make baskets for families.

Bear Valley Cultural Arts is delighted to once again sponsor the Holiday Bazaar to be held at the Whiting Center on Nov. 26 and 27. It’s been a long wait for the return of the Holiday Bazaar, and the 45 participating artists are super excited to bring you a very unique shopping experience. T…

One of the things that many residents cherish about the Tehachapi Mountains is the opportunity to live in close proximity to wildlife. And you don't have to be in the most remote areas — some animals, like California Gray Foxes, will live in close proximity to humans.

Saida Woolf, a 17-year-old Tehachapi resident, has completed her "Soulstream" comic book series and it has been combined into a 132-page book published by Simon & Schuster. Woolf shares the journey of writing and creating all the art for her fantasy superhero comic book on TehachaPod's S…

Tehachapi High School Drama Club presents the play “Trap,” written by Stephen Gregg. The show will take you on a wild ride with surprising twists and turns as they work to reveal the truth about the events that took place in Menachap, Calif. Why do 241 people fall unconscious during a high s…

The Tehachapi Arts Commission has announced that Eleinne Basa will be the Featured Artist for the Art 2022 Tehachapi Art Show. Basa was a participant in Art 2021 Tehachapi, where she won the award for Best Landscape Painting with her work “Tehachapi Evening.”

Two events put on by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District on the weekend before Thanksgiving will help kick off the upcoming holiday season.

The Tehachapi Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. This year’s theme is “Holly Jolly Christmas.”

Local comic creator Saida Woolf has teamed up with the Tehachapi Museum for her first Tehachapi book signing of her newly released graphic novel, "Soulstream." It will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 on the front porch of the historic Errea House, 311 S. Green St.

Laurie Rott took this photo of a beautiful Tehachapi sky on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 24. The clouds were the advance of a big storm that brought a deluge to Northern and Central California and at least some welcome moisture to Southern California.

The city of Tehachapi and the Loop Newspaper are happy to announce the 2nd Annual Holiday Decorating Contest for both residential and business entries throughout the entire Tehachapi area, both in the city and in the unicncorporated areas. This year's contest has been expanded from nine winn…

The Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Newby will perform with a live audience at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road. The concert will be held in honor of Paul Granna, who played tuba at the June concert, but recently passed …

Patrick Nance took this photo behind his house in Stallion Springs of a California Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus californicus) buck laying in the shade.

On Sept. 30, Cheryl Johnson, Pauline Haddox and Maureen Kelly from Comfort Quilts met in town to deliver 19 quilts, four quilt tops plus three boxes of quilts donated by the Antelope Valley Quilt, to Deanna, a representative from the Ridgecrest Quilt Guild. The quilts made will be given to v…

For those who are interested in learning more about Freemasonry, the group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Masonic Center at 24309 Cummings Valley Road. All are welcome! For more information, contact Royal Mink at 661- 821-1015.

Come join us for the Downtown Candy Walk fun event for children in costume to safely visit participating businesses.