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.

Parents who have questions about their child’s path to college success are invited to attend an upcoming Cerro Coso Community College virtual Parent Information Night and see firsthand what the college offers. From career-training programs that include nursing, welding, EMT and cybersecurity…

American Association of University Women learned about the healing benefits of creativity when Judith Campanaro spoke about the healing power of art at a recent meeting of AAUW, Tehachapi Mountain Branch. She was introduced by President Joan Cote, who welcomed members and guests.

The Outreach Singers, under the direction of Jeffrey Haswell, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at St. Jude's in the Mountains Anglican Church.

Toshimi Kristof took this photo of a California Thrasher vocalizing as it was perched in a clump of Great Basin Sagebrush. Toshimi and her husband, Les, were taking a hike along a road when they saw and heard this distinctive bird.

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The Tehachapi Apple Festival returns Oct. 16 and 17 after taking a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions. Linda Carhart came into the TehachaPod studios to talk about what to look forward to at this year’s event in Downtown Tehachapi. The Apple Festival is featured on Season 2, Episode 102.

Veterans who have served their country will be honored with a complimentary movie on Nov. 13, as Lorena Semerenko of The Semerenko Team has teamed up with the Hitching Post Theatre.

The Tehachapi Heritage League will hold several special Christmas events this year. To help celebrate Christmas in the United Kingdom, our “Christmas Around the World” booklet featuring traditions, customs and recipes from the United Kingdom, we will publish the winning sketches of the sketc…

The Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Newby, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road. As long as the state rules do not change again, there will be a live concert with a live audience. Everyone will need to wear a mask.

There will be a "Ghoulden Hills" trick-or-treat event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Golden Hills CSD parking lot, 21415 Reeves St.

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There is a growing movement to limit the number of terms a Kern County supervisor may serve. This effort was presented to Tehachapi Mountain Democratic Club at its October monthly meeting by Jeanine Adams, a Kern County employee and member of SEIU 521. Union members and others feel the needs…

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Tehachapi Community Theatre announced its production of "Nunsense" will perform again Oct. 15, 16 an 17 at the BeeKay Theatre.

The first two Tehachapi Beautiful Awards were given to two longtime homeowners in the city of Tehachapi. The Tehachapi Beautiful Awards is simply a recognition award for homeowners showing pride in their properties.

The Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus rehearses at Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church, across the street from Country Oaks Baptist, on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m.

On Monday, Oct. 4, Rotarians Cathy Criger, Rhonda Brady and Paul Kaminski presented 37 coats and lined hoodies to the Salvation Army's Sandy Chavez.

Saturday morning saw dogs of many breeds, some with long noses, others with short noses. Long tails, short stubby tails, even some with no tails at all as they walked with their owners at this year’s annual Bark 4 Life cancer fundraising event held early Saturday morning in Tehachapi.

Judith Campanaro will be the featured speaker at the Oct. 13 meeting of American Association of University Women. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in Friendship Hall of Tehachapi Community Congregational Church, 100 E. E St. Members and guests are invited to attend.

Red Carpet Grooming will celebrate 15 years of serving pet grooming needs with an event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 in their parking lot, 20608 South Street.

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The final Tehachapi Farmer's Market of the season is set for 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 on Green Street in downtown Tehachapi.

The Kiwanis Club of Tehachapi celebrated the installation of 2021-2022 President Dallas DeHart at a festive barn party Sept. 18 at DeHart’s Tehachapi home. Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Craig Haney of Shafter installed DeHart and pledged the support of the Kiwanis clubs in the division, which is all of w…

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Jacqueline Torres, the Kiwanis Club of Tehachapi 2021 college scholarship recipient, will draw the club’s Bucket Prize winners on Thursday, Sept. 30, the final day of the Tehachapi Farmer’s Market. The club has sold tickets for a variety of prizes at $1 each since the beginning of this year’…

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This week is Homecoming Week at Tehachapi High, hopefully culminating in the football game on Friday night and a dance on Saturday night. Those school traditions seem to have had their origins as early as the 1930s at THS, and have evolved in the ensuing decades.

Patrick Nance took this photo at his home in Stallion Springs of an Anna's Hummingbird as it landed on a hummingbird feeder to sip some nectar. Patrick used a Nikon D7500 to take this exceptionally beautiful image.

A Tehachapi favorite — Trunk or Treat — will be back this year on Sunday, Oct. 31, with a new sponsor and a slightly different location.

We have put out many articles about what we do at Have a Heart, and we know many of you out there personally — you come into our shop, have adopted pets from us, have brought us little lost foundlings, and, most importantly, have had your family pets spayed and neutered at one of our clinics…

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is pleased to be able to open again for First Fridays and we look forward to seeing our regulars and newcomers for more laughter and camaraderie every month. This month’s celebration will be on Oct. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. and as usual, we’ll be offering beverages and sn…

Audience members' feet were tapping as fiddle players of all ages competed in this year’s Fiddlin Down the Tracks music competition in Tehachapi. Competitors from Tehachapi and many nearby towns were on hand both Friday and Saturday to play before a sequestered panel of three professional judges.

Major Jason E. George VFW 12114 invites you to attend the 10-year anniversary and Christina's seventh annual pancreatic fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Veterans Memorial Building, 125 E. F St.

Assemblyman Vince Fong will cover the costs for the first 100 pet adoptions at Kern County Animal Services during October. Originally scheduled for Sept. 16-18, Fong’s Third Annual Free Pet adoption changed to Oct. 4 to promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters.

The COVID-19 pandemic is no match for a bunch of high-spirited nuns! The Tehachapi Community Theatre musical “Nunsense” was delayed due to the coronavirus, but is on stage now at the beautiful BeeKay Theatre.

Joan Cote, president of American Association of University Women/Tehachapi Mountain Branch, welcomed members to a kick-off luncheon at the first gathering of the new AAUW year. It was the first time the branch was able to hold meetings in person since COVID forced meetings to be held online.

The city of Tehachapi is collaborating with the Tehachapi Salvation Army and Tehachapi Rotary Club on the Coats for Kids drive now through Oct. 14.

The Kern County 999 Foundation, which recognizes and honors Kern County’s fallen peace officers who gave their lives serving citizens and provides support to the family members they left behind, will hold its 15th annual Kern County Officer Down Ride on Saturday, Oct. 2.

A long, hot summer has come to an end in the Tehachapi Mountains, as evidenced by cooler temperatures and days that are gradually getting shorter. The gentler season of autumn is upon us. . .

A trail camera at Les and Toshimi Kristof's home in Bear Valley Springs captured this image of a large Mountain Lion (Felis concolor) in their yard at about 9 p.m. on Sept. 8. Note the size of its paws.