News at Noon

Wednesday, Oct 09 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Oct 9, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Oct 9, 2013:

The latest news - The National weather service San Joaquin Valley in Hanford, has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today and tonight in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley, including the Kern County mountains. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening with gusty winds and the possibility of brief periods of rain, small hail and lightning.

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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:

Oct. 8, 2013

9:39 a.m. Suspicious person occurred at Good Lutheran Church on South Mill Street. Someone jumped the fence across the street from the house into the alley/house on the corner. Subject last seen east on West “E” Street, walking toward Curry. Unable to locate.

9:55 a.m. Traffic stop at East Tehachapi Boulevard and Bailey Court. Arrest made.

1:50 p.m. Trespassing occurred on East “D” Street. Reporting party saw several juvenile enter the back yard. Home is vacant. Field interview.

6:31 p.m. Welfare check request occurred on West “E” Street. School counselor is getting emails from student about being suicidal and wanting to take pills. He has also possibly been bringing a razor blade to school and possibly is hurting another student. Report taken.

8:30 p.m. Traffic stop on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Arrest made.

Oct. 9, 2013

12:00 a.m Drunk in public on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Two males on the boulevard breaking signs. Just attempted to fight the owner of the Dog House. Arrest made.

4:46 a.m. Suspicious person occurred on Magellan Drive. Male subject outside location loitering in area. He arrived in a pick up truck in parking lot that was driving erratically. Arrest made.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Officers responded to 14 incidents between Oct. 8 and the morning of Oct. 9, including an illegal shooting in the 11000 block of Rabitisha., two burglaries and a peace disturbance in Golden Hills.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:

This afternoon: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny and clear with highs in the mid 60s throught the weekend.


Apple Festival a 'homey' reminder of Tehachapi apple history, Oct. 12

Low cost spay/neuter clinic is Oct. 18

Cal City Renaissance Fair Oct. 19-20

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• The regular meeting of the Bear Valley Community Services District board of directors will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m., at the CSD building, 28999 S. Lower Valley Road.


Football – Varsity at East High on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. JV/frosh-soph vs. East at home this Thursday, Oct. 10. JV starts at 7:30 p.m. and freshmen starts at 5 p.m.

Cross Country – Varsity/JV vs. North High (dual) at Brite Lake today. Meet begins at 3:30 p.m.

Volleyball – Varsity defeated East, 25-12, 25-12, 25-10, JV defeated East, 28-26, 25-19, and frosh-soph defeated East, 25-17, 20-25, 15-12 om Tuesday. Varsity/JV/frosh-soph vs. Highland at home on Thursday, Oct.10. Matches start at 6:30 p.m. (varsity), 5 p.m. (jayvee) and 4 p.m. (frosh-soph).

Girls Tennis – Girls Varsity defeated North, 9-0 on Oct. 8. Varsity (away) and JV (home) on Thursday, Oct. 10, vs. Foothill. Matches start at 3:30 p.m. Varsity at Lynch Cup on Friday, Oct.11, in Bakersfield.


Gary Cronkhite, 1951-2013

• Ida Mary St. John,1935-2013

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Thursday, Oct. 10.

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