Kern County firefighters received a call of a motor home on fire in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott located at 422 Tehachapi Blvd. early Monday, just after midnight.
Lots of readers reacted to our initial report about impending cuts to staffing at rural fire stations, including the one in Stallion Springs. Here are a smattering of comments left on the Tehachapi News Facebook page, with some light editing for clarity. Read more about this — and comment on…
The Kern County Firefighters union concedes county administrators are allowed to activate a contract clause allowing them to reduce staffing at nine rural fire stations.
The first Kern County budget battle of 2017 is simmering behind the scenes: whether to cut staffing at nine rural fire stations — including the one in Stallion Springs — to save $2 million to $3 million.
Barbara Miller of the Golden Hills Sanitation Company provided an update on the operational aspect of the plant at a Jan. 19 Golden Hills Community Services District meeting.
Teachers questioned the efficiency of Pivot Learning's workshops and training during the Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Rain, rain go away. Although the area has received much-needed rain the past two months, it has severely hindered the progress and cost of the road project along Valley Boulevard.
The City of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Tourism Commission are encouraging organizations to place information on community events on the Tehachapi App.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train traveling east struck the back end of a semi trailer truck at the Tehachapi Boulevard and Monolith crossing around 5 a.m. Friday. The train pushed the semi nearly a quarter of a mile down the tracks as the engineer brought the train to a halt.
Sabrina Limon and her lover, court documents say, had planned to poison her husband by placing arsenic in his favorite dessert: banana pudding.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold an open house meeting in Tehachapi to discuss and gain feedback regarding the high-speed rail route from Bakersfield to Palmdale.
Crowds showed up for free coffee and signature menu items at Dunkin' Donuts for its official grand opening Wednesday, Jan. 18. The restaurant, located at 540 Tucker Road, opened in late December.
The wreckage of a plane believed to have been flown by a missing local pilot has been found near Lake Hughes, according to published reports from the area.
A public storage unit and its contents were destroyed by fire Sunday morning and several neighboring units on each side had extensive smoke damage, according to fire officials.
The new president of the Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors shared a vision for the group at a celebration Friday night: "Let's all move forward together."
When John Nelson found out he was named Small Business of the Year for 2017 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce in coordination with Tehachapi News, he said he was overwhelmed.
Mano and MeiMei Lujan say family is most important in their lives, even if that means having to give up one of their restaurants. On Dec. 21, the Lujans made a Facebook announcement that they would close The Shed as of Christmas Eve. Although it was a very painful decision to make, Mano said…
The Tehachapi City Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Tehachapi Police Station, Room 220, 220 W. C St. instead of the Claude L. Wells Center, 300 S. Robinson St. because of a scheduling conflict.
A man accused of killing a Tehachapi boy and who authorities say also injured his own daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and assault charges.
Staffing at nine Kern County Fire Department stations, including the one in Stallion Springs, will shrink on Monday, more fallout from the county’s budget woes.
A former Redlands firefighter who admitted to gunning down his lover's husband in Tehachapi purchased poison and mixed it with something the intended victim would ingest months before the August 2014 killing, according to court documents.
The Kern County Administrative Center on Truxtun Avenue will soon be "hardened," most of its entries sealed to all but employees and public access funneled through a security checkpoint on the first floor.
A woman involved in an alleged love triangle in which authorities say she plotted with her lover to kill her husband pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges including murder.
While at work the evening of Jan. 2, a Tehachapi woman received a message from her boyfriend on Facebook stating only, "I'm sorry."
The accused gunman in a deadly love triangle accepted a plea agreement Monday that will send him to prison for 25 years and four months in exchange for testifying against a woman who allegedly plotted with him in killing her husband in Tehachapi more than two years ago.
A funeral fund has been set up at Bank of the Sierra for Baron Brian Smith, the 8-month-old baby who sheriff's officials say died Jan. 2 in Tehachapi while in the care of a Washington man, Tobin Phillips, 20, who was dating his mother.
The Kern County Fire Department over the weekend reminded the public it's always best to "turn around and not drown" if you encounter standing or moving water.
A woman authorities believe to be part of a deadly love triangle was arrested Friday and taken into custody on $3 million bail, two and a half years after her husband was killed in a railway building in Tehachapi.