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Wednesday, Dec 04 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Dec. 4, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Dec. 4, 2013:

The latest news - The Kern County Fire Department announced the commencement of open burning Tuesday and included reminders to residents on how to burn safely this winter season. Read more HERE.

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The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact. We appreciate those agencies that are helping us bring you the News@Noon.

NOTE: Reports of traffic stops, pedestrian checks and other activities without details have been eliminated from the reports published here.

Tehachapi Police Department:

Dec. 3, 2013:

10:13 a.m. Unauthorized use of personal info. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Reporting person states unknown suspect has used her social security number to open up an account with Verizon. Disposition: Report Taken.

11:56 a.m. Petty theft less than $400. Occurred on Miranda Court. Someone stole her Christmas decoration. Disposition: Assisted.

1:38 p.m. Traffic stop. Officer initiated activity at East Valley Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. Disposition: Arrest Made.

2:51 p.m. Major traffic accident. Occurred at Tehachapi Boulevard and West Valley Boulevard. Cellular E911 call: black vehicle hit bicyclist on Tucker Road in front of Del Taco, vehicle still on scene. Disposition: Assignment completed. NOTE: Minor injuries to adult bicyclist. Refused medical treatment.

9:14 p.m. Peace disturbance music. Occurred on Chaparral Lane. Disposition: Arrest Made.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Dec. 3, 2013:

7:46 p.m. Theft of mail occurred on North Lower Valley Road. Disposition: Report Taken.

10:46 p.m. Occurred on Pinedale Drive. Service Class: RESD. Neighbors on roof. Disposition: Report Taken.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Between Dec. 3 and the morning of Dec. 4, the Kern County Sherriff's Department responded to 21 incidents, including a petty theft investigation, theft investigation and a trespassing investigation. All were in Golden Hills.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


Today: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Light southwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 35. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 15 mph.


TCT's 'A Christmas Story' runs through Dec. 15

Susie Glaze brings bluegrass back to Fiddlers Crossing Dec. 6

TPAC and Back Street Gallery to host open house Dec. 6, 7

Summit Singers hosting Christmas concert Dec. 7

Tehachapi Pops Orchestra to perform Holiday Concert Dec. 8

Tehachapi symphony, chorus announce holiday concert Dec. 13

Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE


• The Local Agency Formation Commission will reconsider its decision to recognize four services of the Golden Hills Community Services District, including solid waste handling, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1115 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield.


Boys Basketball – Varsity at Rosamond Tournament this Wed through Saturday, Dec. 4-7. Early round games scheduled against Lancaster Baptist (Dec. 4 at 3 p.m.), Burroughs (Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m.) and Desert-Edwards AFB (Dec. 6 at 4: 30 p.m. at Rosamond HS.

Girls Basketball — Varsity at Golden Valley Tournament this Wed through Saturday, Dec. 4-7. Early round games scheduled against East (Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m.), West (Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m.) and Bakersfield (Dec. 6 at 4 p.m.) at Golden Valley HS.

Boys Soccer — Varsity/JV vs. Rosamond next Monday, Dec. 9. Games will start at 6 p.m. (varsity) and 4:30 p.m. (JV).

Wrestling — Varsity at the Rumble for the Rig BHS Driller Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7. JV at Shafter Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7.


Virginia Gonzalez Sanchez, 1931 — 2013

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Thursday, Dec. 5.

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