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The official award winning podcast for the City of Tehachapi, California. Our municipal government podcast covers the issues, topics, history, lifestyle and happenings in Tehachapi. Hosted by Community Engagement Specialist Key Budge, Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe, & City Manager Greg Garrett. This show features interviews and highlights of community events, meetings and other interactions that impact Tehachapi. TehachaPod was recognized for Distinction by the AIVA for Government Special Episode and Individual Episodes by a Government Agency in 2020-21.

The official award winning podcast for the City of Tehachapi, California. Our municipal government podcast covers the issues, topics, history, lifestyle and happenings in Tehachapi. Hosted by Community Engagement Specialist Key Budge, Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe, & City Manager Greg Garrett. This show features interviews and highlights of community events, meetings and other interactions that impact Tehachapi. TehachaPod was recognized for Distinction by the AIVA for Government Special Episode and Individual Episodes by a Government Agency in 2020-21.

Location:

United States

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The official award winning podcast for the City of Tehachapi, California. Our municipal government podcast covers the issues, topics, history, lifestyle and happenings in Tehachapi. Hosted by Community Engagement Specialist Key Budge, Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe, & City Manager Greg Garrett. This show features interviews and highlights of community events, meetings and other interactions that impact Tehachapi. TehachaPod was recognized for Distinction by the AIVA for Government Special Episode and Individual Episodes by a Government Agency in 2020-21.

Language:

English

Contact:

6618222200


Episodes

2021 Year in Review

12/27/2021
Join hosts Greg Garrett and Corey Costelloe (still awaiting the return of Key Budge) as we recap the year that was 2021 in Tehachapi. We cover some of the biggest stories, recall some of the top news moments from around the community and those captured right here on this podcast.

Duration:00:39:43

Recap of the ICSC Retail Show and How Tehachapi Recruits New Businesses

12/15/2021
Greg Garrett and Corey Costelloe recap the City of Tehachapi's recent participation in the Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (ICSC) Conference. This retail convention lays the groundwork for future business investment in the City.

Duration:00:28:11

Mountain Lions in Tehachapi the things you should know

11/29/2021
TehachaPod got a chance to talk with Robin Parks from the Mountain Lion Foundation about these big cats that call Tehachapi and California home. We get a chance to separate myth and facts about these predators that live in our nearby mountains. Robin explains how we can be better pet owners when we live in rural areas. He also explains how mountain lions truly want nothing to do with humans and generally leave the area when they hear the human voice. We also talk about misidentification of...

Duration:00:41:20

Holiday Time in Tehachapi with Lots to do

11/22/2021
We talk about all of the upcoming Christmas and Holiday activities throughout the greater Tehachapi area. The Christmas Parade is returning this year, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, special Christmas events at the wineries, 12 Days of Christmas Food Drive, Greater Tehachapi Holiday Decorating Contest, American Legion Post 221 and Wreaths Across America for veteran gravesites. We also talk about several of the small businesses that are great places to find fantastic gifts and you support...

Duration:00:24:04

Recapping the Kern County Energy Summit

11/16/2021
TehachaPod recaps the 15th annual Kern County Energy Summit. All three hosts attended the conference and each brought back a little something that relates to East Kern County and the Tehachapi specifically. The Energy Summit hosted by the Kern Economic Development Council featured experts from several local companies representing solar, wind, fossil fuels and battery storage. We also talk about redistricting in our area, the Tehachapi Christmas Parade and holiday decorations throughout town....

Duration:00:40:31

Experience Tehachapi Magazine 2021 From the Loop Newspaper

11/10/2021
We talk Experience Tehachapi Magazine 2021 edition with Publisher Claudia Baker and Editor Juliana Crisalli. The annual magazine highlights Tehachapi for both the resident and the visitor in mind. Experience Tehachapi Magazine is a full color 112 page look at events, happenings, heritage and art in Tehachapi. Julianna and Claudia describe the process they go through to plan and execute the content and layout. We even get a visit from Pat Doody who wrote three of the feature articles....

Duration:00:36:06

Holiday Cottage in Kern county A Time To Give To Foster Children

11/8/2021
The Holiday Cottage is in its 34th year of giving gifts to Kern County children in foster care. The gifts they receive come from the community, Jana Slagle from Department of Human Services in Kern county explains how the program works and how we all can get involved in making one of 2,000 foster children's holiday a little brighter. Financial donations can be made through www.KernPartnership.com and more information on the Holiday Cottage Program can be found at www.KCDHS.org. Send your...

Duration:00:28:10

Veterans Day Celebration in Tehachapi

11/3/2021
Military veterans Kevin Davey and Dean Peterson who are the Commander and Vice Commander for Tehachapi American Legion Post 221 talk to us about the 2021 Veterans Day celebration at Central Park. Kevin a U.S. Army veteran and Dean a U.S. Air Force veteran share the details on what to expect and why its important for the entire community to join in the event. There will be activities, displays, music, food and it will begin flag ceremonies and national anthem. Tehachapi should make plans to...

Duration:00:32:51

CHP Says Speeding & Seatbelt Enforcement Is A Top Priority

10/27/2021
CHP Officer Aaron Maurer with the local Mojave office joins us on TehachaPod to talk about driver safety. A renewed focus on speeding, seatbelts and distracted driving is a top priority for our local CHP due to the increase in fatal traffic accidents in our area. Officer Maurer explains how many drivers run out of patience while driving and do many unsafe things that cause collisions. The CHP Mojave office will be showing a zero tolerance for speeding on the highways and roadways. He asks...

Duration:00:48:51

Tehachapi In-N-Out Video Goes Viral

10/26/2021
Over the past few days we had an Economic Development recruitment video aimed for In-N-Out Burger go viral. In what we had hoped would gain the attention of the In-N-Out executives went across the United States and abroad rather quickly. We did receive confirmation that the In-N-Out executives have seen the video which is what the goal was, to open a conversation about potentially opening a location in our area in the future. We also talk about plans Caltrans has for being proactive on...

Duration:00:33:44

Soulstream Author Saida Woolf Has Tehachapi Book Signing

10/21/2021
Soulstream is a comic book series that is now in a book format complete with the entire collection of work by Saida Woolf. She stopped by TehachaPod to talk about how the characters came together and the story has evolved. Soulstream is a fantasy superhero comic book series that has taken off over the past year. Saida is a Tehachapi teenager who is now a published author and artist who will be signing her book at the Errea House Museum in Downtown Tehachapi on Saturday Nov. 6 Noon-4 PM. You...

Duration:00:36:58

Clean California Program In Tehachapi Through Caltrans

10/19/2021
Adopt-A-Highway has had a steroid injection from the State of California, Joseph Reidhead from Caltrans District 9 stops by to explain. Joseph tells us the state has infused one billion dollars into the Clean California Program which includes a revamping of the Adopt-A-Highway program. The program is expanded to include on and off ramps and will pay nonprofit organizations who adopt a section of the highway $250 a month to do so and provide safety and cleanup gear. The Tehachapi area is in...

Duration:00:33:24

Dan Bronson Talks Movie Making From an Insiders View

10/12/2021
Tehachapi's Dan Bronson has had a colorful life and he knows how to tell a story. Dan stops by the TehachaPod studios to talk about the books he has written and shares a few stories about his career in Hollywood. Dan will be speaking at a BVS Cultural Arts event on Oct. 23. For more information on attending call (661) 972-2519. You can find more information about Dan's books "Confessions of a Hollywood Nobody" & "Someone to Watch Over Me" on his website www.Dan-Bronson.com they are also...

Duration:00:52:53

Tehachapi Updates Around Town

10/5/2021
TehachaPod takes a moment to get you up to date on things that are occurring in and around Tehachapi. We talk about some upcoming TVRPD programs and events, the Holiday Decorating Contest, road projects, and a few more things we think you might like an update on. Send us your show thoughts and ideas to Media@TehachapiCityHall.com. Tell a friend about TehachaPod and we appreciate your time.

Duration:00:37:12

Tehachapi Apple Festival Right Around the Corner

9/27/2021
Apple Festival time in Tehachapi is quickly approaching! Linda Carhart stops by the TehachaPod studio to talk about what she has organized for this years event. She says there will be live music, food, family and children's games, pie eating contest, pie baking contest, petting zoo, bounce houses, and the Fall Carnival hosted by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce. The Apple Festival also will feature local apple farmers, local artisans with handcrafted goods and much more. The Apple...

Duration:00:21:11

Tehachapi Civil Air Patrol Squadron 46

9/23/2021
Lt. Ruben Del Portillo and Travis Dalton from Tehachapi Civil Air Patrol Squadron 46 come into the studio to talk to us about their program. Civil Air Patrol is a fantastic opportunity for 12-18 year old boys and girls who have an interest in aviation and community service. They tell us how the unit has grown and has room for additional growth for both cadets and mentors. They meet every Tuesday at 5:30 PM at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport Terminal off J Street. Send your questions,...

Duration:00:48:45

TehachaPod' s 100th Episode Maintaining Infrastructure

9/22/2021
TehachaPod is in its second season and now 100 episodes in total. Greg, Corey and Key talk about some of the topics, guests, organizations covered over the past 18 months. We have had guests from across the country join the show to talk about Tehachapi. The conversations including salutes to our military, public safety, non profits and civic organizations to mention only a few. We also talk about the status of how we are currently maintaining our roads and sidewalks. Send your show ideas,...

Duration:00:43:46

Fiddlers Crossing Brings Dave Stamey to Tehachapi For Outdoor Shows

9/16/2021
Peter Cutler, owner of Fiddlers Crossing (F St./Robinson St, Downtown Tehachapi), long time radio and recording engineer comes into the TehachaPod studio to talk about an upcoming concert featuring western recording artist Dave Stamey. Peter talks to us about his long time radio show "Folkscene" and the story of how Fiddlers Crossing came to be. We feature a few of Stamey's songs courtesy of Stamey and thanks to Peter. To purchase Stamey concert tickets go to www.Fiddlerscrossing.com and to...

Duration:00:39:08

Edward Martin Joins AHTV and Shares His Life Journey to Tehachapi

9/15/2021
We are joined in studio by new AHTV COO Edward Martin who shares his story and vision. Edward has moved to Tehachapi and jumped right in to our community trying to soak up as much about who we are and what Adventist Health can do to make it even better. Edward's professional journey has taken him the corners of the world including Africa and Haiti helping rural hospitals thrive in challenging conditions. He brings his real world experiences with him and has a goal of ensuring that Tehachapi...

Duration:00:39:50

Where were you 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001

9/7/2021
On the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 TehachaPod talks about where we were when the tragic events took place. Key Budge was a first responder, Corey Costelloe a college student recount their experiences from their perspectives on what they saw, felt and did on 9/11. Very personal recounts of memories that sparked strong emotions are shared. Plus TehachaPod listener Dave Lashman also shares his memories while stationed at Andrews AFB near the Pentagon at the time of the attacks. Send...

Duration:00:41:57