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  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Motorists can expect delays this week as construction has begun on Tucker Road between Valley Boulevard and Cherry Lane. In mid-April, the city awarded Granite Construction a contract to begin reconstruction, adding asphalt and fixing any structural damage.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested two people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of May 8-14.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
  • Updated

Brite Lake is a place where the community can fish, boat, enjoy the outdoor scenery and observe wildlife. The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District now has approved removal of dead or infested trees in the recreation area. 

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Seven smiling faces readied their solar powered truck, set up their bank made of wood and waited for the word to begin their play. 

  • BY JAMES BURGER jburger@bakersfield.com

Kern County Sheriff’s Office homicide detective Richard Anderson is an 18-year veteran. He doesn’t want to leave the department, he told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

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The Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council will be teaming up with Kern Council of Governments to host a workshop in Tehachapi where the public can share opinions on what streets, roads and bike paths should be fixed.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Each year, Tehachapi News calls for nominations in the annual Queen of All Moms and King of All Dads contests. This year, Vivian Snedaker was chosen as Queen of all Moms based upon a letter penned by her daughter Patti Collins. Snedaker was declared the winner by newspaper staff.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 13 people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of May 1-7.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

As dancers waved their colorful dresses in the air, cheers from the crowd encouraged them to keep going. Music from diverse regions of Mexico were familiar tunes to some in the audience as they clapped along to the beat. 

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

As visitors strolled by the Farmers Market on May 4, popping corn and songs from Fiddlers Crossing filled the air. Children begged parents for the shaved ice and adults hovered around the colorful fresh fruit and vegetables. 

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

Everyone enjoys safe, crisp drinking water, and according to the 2016 Annual Water Quality Report, the City of Tehachapi is in complete compliance with standards for keeping contaminants out.

  • By JAMES BURGER jburger@bakersfield.com

Kern County supervisors are scheduled to declare impasse in contract negotiations with the unions that represent Kern County Sheriff’s Office street deputies and detentions deputies.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested two people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of April 24 through 30.

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A one-ton crane truck rolled over on Jacaranda Road in Bear Valley Springs Monday morning, causing the road to close until officials could clear the debris.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District will hold a special board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, to announce the district manager is resigning and there is a job to fill.

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When we shared Rose Herman's story on the Tehachapi News Facebook page, readers reacted with sympathy, concern, sadness and anger. Some wanted to help Herman replace items stolen from her husband's grave.