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Tuesday, Nov 19 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Nov. 19, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Nov. 19, 2013:

The latest news - The City Council disbanded the Airport Commission at Monday's regular council meeting and created an advisory committee in its place. READ the story. AND...A wastewater spill near Four Island Lake in Bear Valley Springs has prompted the Community Services District to close the lake. Check back at for more details as they become available.

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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:

Nov. 18, 2013

11:56 a.m. Grand theft report at hotel on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Reporting party states a watch was taken from his hotel room during his stay; he checked out Sunday, Nov. 17. The watch is valued at $5,000. Disposition: No further action required.

2:54 p.m. Follow up at Aspen Drive. Disposition: Arrest made.

4:07 p.m. Follow up at Tehachapi Police Department; waiting for subject to turn himself in. Disposition: Arrest made.

4:43 p.m. Auto accident, no injuries/property at store on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Two-vehicle accident in the parking lot. Disposition: Assisted.

8:01 p.m. Disturbing the peace at residence on East "I" Street. Heard girl screaming, possibly getting beat up. Disposition: Arrest made.

8:39 p.m. Out of control juvenile on Chestnut Court. Twelve-year-old foster child destroying her house; was told to contact PD to transport child to Jamison Center. Disposition: Arrest made.

8:50 p.m. Burglary report on Beech Street. Light on gate has been stolen. Neighbor's house was broken into, possibly the same people. Disposition: Information only.

Nov. 19, 2013

12:20 a.m. Pedestrian check on Tucker Road. Disposition: Arrest made.

8:35 a.m. Petty theft report at business on West "E" Street. Someone stole reporting party's Visa card and debt card. Disposition: Report taken.

9:39 a.m. Burglary report at storage facility on Cherry Lane. Two trailers have been broken into. Disposition: Report taken.

10:08 a.m. Stolen vehicle reported at business on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Enclosed trailer was stolen and was parked about a month ago; last seen two weeks ago. Disposition: Report taken.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Nov. 18, 2013

9:26 a.m. Petty theft report occurred on Hart Court. Requested officer for a report of theft of meds from the home. Disposition: Report Taken.

5:02 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. occurred on Timberline Way. Continuous barking dog for the hour and a half, two small dogs. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Between Nov. 18 and the morning of Nov. 19, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 23 incidents, including a malicious mischief investigation in Golden Hills.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


This afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

A 20 percent chance of showers is forecasted for Thursday, before skies clear to mostly sunny on Friday. Temperatures will peak in the 50s, while nighttime lows continue in the 30s.


TCT to present 'A Christmas Story' beginning Nov. 22

Local Thanksgiving events

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 Stallion Springs Community Service District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m., at 27800 Stallion Springs Dr.

• The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District's next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at 490 W. "D" St.

• On Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District board of directors will meet at the Golden Hills Community Services District building, 21415 Reeves St.

• The Tehachapi Cummings County Water District will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 22901 Banducci Road.

• The next meeting of the Golden Hills Community Services District board is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., at 21415 Reeves St.


Football — Varsity in CIF Division II Playoffs (Quarterfinals) this Friday at Garces HS (Sam Tobias Field – Bakersfield). Game will start at 7 p.m.

Volleyball – Varsity in CIF Division II Playoffs (Semifinals) this Tuesday at home against No. 3 Independence. Winner will face either No. 1 El Diamante / No. 5 Exeter this Thursday, Nov. 21 in the CIF Championship. Matches will start at 6:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball – Varsity / Jayvee vs. Paraclete-Lancaster at home next Monday, Nov. 25. Varsity will start at 6:30 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 4 p.m.


None since Friday's News@Noon.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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