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"I'm an American. Yes I am" is the theme of this year's Wreaths Across America, and the local organization is encouraging others to join in the cause this year.

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From Memorial Day to Labor Day — or as long as weather permits — American flags will fly from decorative light posts in the city.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Teachers in the Tehachapi Unified School District are slated to vote Tuesday and Wednesday on a new contract, the subject of months of debate.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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As a massive transportation bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk for his signature to make it law, a local assemblyman shared his alternative during a Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested eight people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of April 10 through 16.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of April 3 through 9.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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More than a year has passed since Danielle Quiroga, a native of Tehachapi and an academic adviser working at University of California at Merced, was stabbed twice on campus.

  • BY JILL BARNES NELSON jbnelson@tehachapinews.com

The Successor Agency for the City of Tehachapi is refinancing some old bonds, which will save the city millions of dollars over the life of the bonds.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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Kern County residents now have two weeks less time to clear their property of weeds and other hazardous growth; otherwise, they face an administrative penalty that has doubled.

  • BY JILL BARNES NELSON jbnelson@tehachapinews.com

Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley’s Emergency Department earned statewide recognition for patient safety, according to BETA Healthcare Group, the largest insurer of hospital professional liability coverage in California.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Even before the speeches started, Save Mart employees took group shots and displayed their team spirit while more than 50 energetic people gathered in front of the renovated store Thursday morning for the ribbon-cutting and to start experiencing new shopping features.

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A staff member from the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, will hold a monthly mobile office hour in Tehachapi on Tuesday, April 18.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

The American Red Cross of Kern County hosted its annual Heroes Media Reception in Bakersfield on Thursday evening, announcing this year's recipients — including a Tehachapi girl.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Tehachapi High School's Cyber Penguins was one of nine teams to qualify for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) International Robotics Championships after competing in the Sacramento Regionals. The internationals will be held in Houston, Texas, April 19 through 22.

  • By JASON KOTOWSKI jkotwoski@bakersfield.com

Three child killings have occurred in Kern County since January, putting the county on pace to top last year’s number of five and matching 2015’s total number of child homicides.

  • BY JILL BARNES NELSON jbnelson@tehachapinews.com
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Aretha Franklin belted out “Respect” from the stereo of a parked car, along with “We're Not Gonna Take It,” by Twisted Sister. The songs seemed to express the sentiments of the Tehachapi Association of Teachers as its members held signs and yelled slogans protesting the contract presented to…