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The board of the Tehachapi Unified School District heard about ways the district is breaking down barriers and helping each student succeed in school.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Looking for a health food store? The Tehachapi Natural Market is now open and ready for business, offering specialty food and snack items, plus a juice and smoothie bar, which is new to Tehachapi. 

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested one person on a suspected misdemeanor and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Jan. 8-14. 

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This week's Tehachapi City Council meeting has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Tehachapi Police Department, 220 W. C St.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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Mary Beth Garrison's contagious smile is almost as large as the footprint she has left on this world, in particular Tehachapi. The local philanthropist's love for humanity has led her to be named Citizen of the Year for 2018 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and the Tehachapi News.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Women celebrated the day by wearing sparkling ball gowns, as men matched the mood of the event with black ties at the 12th annual Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors' installation gala at the Oak Tree Country Club in Bear Valley Friday night. The theme for 2018 is "Let's Own It."

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Airstreams Renewables, a local vocational training and consulting firm, is growing and is not only assisting veterans in training and finding a job, but now also expanding their services to help more veterans learn a trade once their military service ends.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Groundwork leveled, asphalt poured, paint applied. Cyclists and pedestrians can now enjoy the new Class One, two-lane bike path located on the north side of Tehachapi Boulevard. The path starts at Hayes Street east, and ends at Steuber Road.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested six people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on suspected felonies during the week of Jan. 1-7. 

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Wedding couples have helped make Rose Garden Estate one of the top picks in Kern County, and now the venue has been awarded the 2018 Best of Weddings award by theknot.com.

  • BY KELLY ARDIS kardis@bakersfield.com

For last year's first national Women's March, Kimberly Kirchmer arranged for buses to take people from Bakersfield to the march in Los Angeles, where around 750,000 people took to the streets for women's rights. When she asked L.A. organizers if she could arrange another caravan for this yea…

  • BY MARK CORUM

Hall Ambulance is now taking applications for its 34th class of Emergency Medical Technician training, which starts in April. Recruits are full-time employees who learn everything they need to get started working as an EMT in the Hall Ambulance 9-1-1 system.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Delta Liquid Energy, which has been delivering propane to Tehachapi for more than 15 years, recently announced that a Tehachapi branch office is now open to the public.

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy's staff will hold office hours in Tehachapi from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, 209 E. Tehachapi Blvd.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested six people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of Dec. 25-31. TPD did not state the nature of the felony.

  • BY NICK SMIRNOFF For Tehachapi News

A van heading north on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road at Tehachapi Boulevard failed to stop and attempted to cross a part of the railroad tracks before 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, and was hit by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train. This was not a designated crossing.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested five people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of Dec. 18-24. 

  • BY ZACK SCRIVNER

Dear Friends, As your elected representative on the Kern County Board of Supervisors, I work to honestly and efficiently manage your tax dollars to provide the services you expect and deserve, and improve your neighborhood and quality of life.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Some children requested bikes, others hoped for other toys. No matter the wish written on angel-shaped tags, the Salvation Army handed out thousands of gifts to more than 400 Tehachapi children and their families Wednesday morning as they waited in line at the Monroe High School gym.

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Most Kern County administrative offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Jan. 1 and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Essential services that will be available Dec. 26-29 are listed below; otherwise, please call a specific department or check its website to inquire abou…

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested three people on suspected felonies and four people on suspected misdemeanors during the week of Dec. 11 to 17.