A Kern County judge sentenced former Tehachapi City Council candidate James Clinton Davies to three years probation, 76 days in jail, ordered Davies to pay a fee of $370 and voluntarily turn over all recording or data storage devices on Wednesday.
Energy and gas options in Tehachapi are increasing as Western Propane Service has built a metal building and installed large propane tanks, with Kern River Propane, Inc. soon to do the same on West J St.
Parents and students can expect to see a two-hour bell schedule delay to some Wednesday morning start times as staff at each Tehachapi Unified School District location reserve time to learn different educational strategies to better help students.
After sitting vacant for several years, the Old Towne Food Market located off Highway 202 is undergoing a transformation that promises to be out of this world.
The Horse Thief Golf and Country Club in Stallion Springs continues to remain vacant —a far cry from the once vibrant greens — but there is still the possibility a new owner might purchase the property, despite the golf course's neglected condition.
Blue Ginger Pho restaurant in Tehachapi was closed Tuesday after the Kern County Public Health Services Department observed violations during an inspection.
Losing a pet is like losing a family member. It can be overwhelming for pet owners. Kern County Animal Services has implemented a new program, Text to Home, to help reunite animal owners when their pets go missing.
Three new Tehachapi businesses are coming soon — Panda Express, The Village Collective and Kern Schools Federal Credit Union. They are moving toward the construction phase as the architectural design and site plan reviews were approved or finalized by the Tehachapi Planning Commission Monday night.
Representatives from Southern California Edison say that Public Safety Power Shut-offs will improve for Greater Tehachapi residents in the future with the company striving to sharpen public communication warnings, clearing more vegetation and upgrading equipment.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, is currently accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program. Successful applicants are generally college students who will have completed their first year of post-secondary studies with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and who possess good writi…
Three years after retiring, barber Bob Carey has returned to his old barbershop on Green Street to rejoin his daughter, Amanda Abernathy, who goes by her childhood nickname "Moe."
A Tehachapi Navy veteran, Amy Feng, is adjusting to a new life after she returned home from Florida-based K9s For Warriors with her new service dog, Kelly. Feng, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, was paired with the frisky, black Labrador last November.
Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority are still planning the Bakersfield to Palmdale high-speed rail section and are eager to share new information regarding state-mandated environmental reports, even though no funding is yet available to construct this section of the…
State Sen. Shannon Grove will host a town hall Friday in Tehachapi for residents of the 16th Senate District to share concerns about the Public Safety Power Shutoffs that happened last year.
Kern County Fire Department units from across Tehachapi Valley contained the flames at an apartment fire in the 400 block of South Mill Street to two units early Wednesday.
Tehachapi residents who wish to ride the Amtrak bus to or from the Antelope Valley may now do so without having to buy a train ticket. The San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority, which manages the Amtrak San Joaquins Thruway Bus Network, is adding this opportunity.
Getting over the death of a loved one is never easy. Survivors are often swept into a slow, agonizing dance of trying to figure out what to do with a love that is lost.
All eyes were fixed on the spirit of giving Saturday night as the community honored a man who always says "yes" to more volunteer work, a small business that keeps the public moving and nonprofits running, and a large business that helps members and the greater public thrive.
Tehachapi Unified School District students offered words of encouragement to each other, created posters and cards, dressed up in costumes and some even received awards for their good conduct as part of activities for the week of the Great Kindness Challenge.
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled two Active Transportation Program Workshops designed to encourage an increase in the use of active transportation modes.
At a time when Kern County’s two economic powerhouses, oil and agriculture, are threatened by state cutbacks, local leaders spent much of the 22nd State of the County Dinner reveling in the county’s recent successes.
New sidewalks, drive approaches and curb ramps are slated to come this year to the Northside Tehachapi neighborhood near the railroad tracks.
The U.S. Census Bureau is preparing to start asking residents in Tehachapi to provide information about themselves via the 24th Census collecting effort nationwide.
The architect selected by the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District in November for the retrofit of the old hospital building at 115 W. E St. still hopes for a contract, despite the board’s rejection of his proposal and selection of another firm.
Tehachapi residents will see new trees, small plants and stormwater capture areas along familiar streets and bike paths this year after the city received a state-funded Urban Greening Grant allowing 474 trees to be planted.
Ashmore Motors is a small dealership with a big heart. Due to its love and support for the community, Ashmore Motors has been named Small Business of the Year for 2020 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and Tehachapi News.
Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District board members announced Tuesday night that Corey Torres, who had been the interim manager, is now appointed to the district manager position.
The Bear Valley Springs Community Services District received a mostly positive review in a Kern County Grand Jury report issued last week.
A sharp drop in the price of honey threatens new harm to an already battered industry that every year provides an integral service to Kern County's $1.2 billion almond industry.
The 27-year-old son of Guadalupe Adams had recently moved back in with his mother and made suicidal comments the day before she was found dead in her home near Tehachapi and he was shot and killed by police as he drove toward the Nevada border, according to new information filed in Kern Coun…
Caltrans plans to soon release to the public plans on three sections of truck-climbing lanes that would allow motorists to pass big rigs traveling on Highway 58 from Bakersfield to Tehachapi.
Tehachapi Unified School District board members and staff are hoping a newly developed communication plan will help improve engagement with employees, parents and community members.
A Bear Valley Springs police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg on New Year's Eve has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
In 2012, Kaiser Permanente leaders had the idea to bring mobile health to communities that are smaller in population and have limited access to medical offices. After Tehachapians displayed an overwhelming response to the mobile health vehicle, Kaiser opened a brick-and-mortar facility local…
Tehachapi police who stopped a vehicle on the westbound on-ramp of Highway 58 near the Love's Truck Stop on Wednesday night found the passenger had a loaded firearm, methamphetamine, narcotics paraphernalia and brass knuckles.
A senior state official in town Tuesday for a record-setting meeting on the future of Kern's oil and gas industry said Wednesday that Gov. Gavin Newsom's representatives will be back in the county soon to continue a dialogue on how to achieve California's climate-change goals without ruining…