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Thursday, Nov 21 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Nov. 21, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Nov. 21, 2013:

The latest news - There is heavy fog and light rains on Highway 58 between Keene and Bakersfield, with visibility dropping down to within 10 feet in some areas. Drive safely.

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PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

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. 20, 2013

8:31 a.m. Threats of death/bodily injury occurred on Valley Blvd. A white male, 5'7, 260 lbs, brown hair, beard, wearing a gray benz shirt with orange stripes, drives a dark green Honda type hatchback, orange rims, made verbal threats to manager and another employee that he was going to get his shotgun "and kill everybody."  Left approximately 5 minutes ago from the business. Has been suspended for three days and has problems with the manager in the past. Had problems yesterday and this morning with another employee and made threats to take him across the street and to beat him up, which resulted in his suspension today. Disposition: Arrest Made.

3:29 p.m. Health and safety. Officer initiated activity at Tompkins Elementar. Report of a student on bus has marijuana. Disposition: Arrest Made.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Between Nov. 20 and the morning of Nov. 21, the Kern County Sherriff's Department responded to 13 incidents, including a stolen vehicle investigation in Cummings Valley.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

CIVIC CALENDAR

• 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.

MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK

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 against No. 1 El Diamante Thursday, Nov. 21 in the CIF Championship. Game will start at 6:30 p.m. in Visalia.

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.

LATEST OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

None since Friday's News@Noon.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Friday, Nov. 22.

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