Witnesses reported the tree was already down when it shifted and crushed the victim against a rock Wednesday morning.
Former mixed martial arts fighter Joaquin Balassa, 29, was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The Tehachapi Unified School District is testing the waters to see whether residents would support a bond measure for school upgrades.
“They do traffic control, handle traffic complaints, transport equipment, and assist in clerical work at the front desk,” CHP Lt. John Williams said.
The Exotic Feline Breeding Compound is a zoo and research facility for felines from around the world. Some of those are endangered species.
The Kern County Fire Department will hold a training exercise at the site of the old Golden Hills Country Club on Thursday, May 5.
The single parent was nominated by her daughter for Tehachapi News’ contest, and she was declared the winner by newspaper staff.
Freshmen Cloie Sharp and Lucy Coe dominated the sprints at the South Yosemite League frosh-soph championships on Tuesday, April 26.
At 10-1, the Warriors trail 10-0 Ridgeview by just a half game in the South Yosemite League standings.
They face the only team with a winning record that they will see for the rest of the season this week when they meet Ridgeview in a home-and-away series.