Tehachapi's city manager and department heads will have broader authority to make purchases under an agreement approved by the City Council June 19.
Benz Sanitation, the local refuse company in Tehachapi for more than 40 years, is now transferring some of its services to Waste Management.
The City of Tehachapi formally said farewell to Planning Commissioner Michael Williams and LeAnn Williams, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District manager, at the June 19 City Council meeting.
In case of an emergency or natural disaster, getting ourselves and our loved ones to safety — pets included — is paramount.
Tehachapi will offer a full day of patriotic fun this 4th of July holiday, with festivities planned for the entire family. The City of Tehachapi, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District and numerous other local organizations have put together an exciting Independence Day celebration.
The Board of Supervisors approved a preliminary budget for the next fiscal year Tuesday, but not without a long back-and-forth with Kern County’s top prosecutor over the size of her staff.
If you’re old enough to remember the European Concorde, the last commercial supersonic transport, which ended service in 2003, you may know that while the plane could fly at twice the speed of sound, it was loud and expensive to operate.
A very important medical device is now readily available at several locations around Tehachapi, thanks to a special donation from Hall Ambulance on June 19.
A Tehachapi man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder after police said he fired a rifle at passing motorists.
The Tehachapi Police Department has provided a school resource officer to help coach and provide an environment that is safe and secure for the past three years.
Everyone has a dream house and when a dream becomes a reality, it’s very exciting. This is not the average house everyone would build, however.
There were large flags, small flags, torn flags and soiled flags. The Boy Scouts of America accepted them all without prejudice to be respectfully retired in their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony held at Coy Burnett Stadium.
The Board of Supervisors voted to ax the controversial PACE program in unincorporated Kern County Tuesday following a contentious, three-hour hearing over whether it helps or hurts consumers.
A staff member from Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s office will staff a mobile office in Tehachapi on Tuesday, June 20, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, 209 E. Tehachapi Blvd. The mobile office is held there the third Tuesday of each month.
Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard invites the public to register for the 2017 Everyone has Influence Global Leadership Summit that will be held Aug. 10-11 via a live simulcast at its location at 502 East Pinon St.
Each year, Tehachapi News calls for nominations in the annual King of All Dads and Queen of All Moms contests tied to Father's Day and Mother's Day.
Kern County firefighters kept an Alpine Forest fire driven by 15-mph winds to half an acre Friday night, aided by a previously built fuel break and residents' attention to creating defensible spaces.
More than 15 members of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Guild smiled and waved as they presented an oversized check symbolizing a donation of $70,000 toward new imaging and future respiratory equipment.
Mayor Ed Grimes delivered commendations and gave Certificates of Recognition to Danielle Quiroga and six middle school students from Jacobsen Middle School at the City Council meeting June 5.
Gusts of wind ushered in the the pomp and circumstance of Tehachapi High School's commencement ceremony Thursday evening at Coy Burnett Stadium.
Little girls' ponytails held in colorful bands swished as all faces focused when the elevated sound of voices drew near. Students at Tompkins Elementary School held their hands out in hopes of giving a high-five to graduating seniors as they passed by their classrooms.
If you have ever been in the hospital, you know the value of a caring, friendly and attentive nurse to help you and your family through tough times.
More people in Kern County have gotten sick with valley fever than public health officials previously thought, marking the third straight year infections have risen.
Kern County supervisors approved a $6 million temporary loan to the Kern County Fire Department Tuesday. The money will keep the department's budget afloat until the state and federal government reimburse the county for fighting wildland fires.
In early May, Kern County supervisors called for a last-ditch attempt to reach a deal with the union representing Kern County sheriff’s patrol deputies.
Imagine a situation where you are without electricity, water, or have limited food. Many of us think about situations such as this, but seldom prepare for them.
Every year, high school seniors across the nation begin the much-anticipated process of applying to attend the college or university of their dreams. For one local girl, her dream for the future was realized one afternoon while she was still a junior and the postman came calling.
Santa Claus will be trading in his red suit for a pair of shorts and flip-flops to celebrate Christmas in July at Marty Pay Insurance Agency July 19.
The Kern County Fire Department had a chance to spend time with a very eager group of special needs kids from Tompkins Elementary School.
Hall Ambulance is recruiting for its 33rd class for emergency medical technicians. This gives individuals the opportunity to be trained as an EMT while earning a paycheck and potential advancement into a career as a paramedic.
Adventist Health hospital in Tehachapi will join the total 13 rural critical access hospitals across a four-state region in building up its own foundation, the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Foundation.
Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman announced the recent mailing of delinquency notices to property owners who have not paid their property taxes.
Tehachapi residents' concerned voices were strong and clear on where tax funds should be spent during a Kern Council of Governments transportation workshop.