A power outage impacting 1,387 customers of Southern California Edison in Tehachapi and Bear Valley Springs on Saturday was due to a planned outage — and an unplanned bird hitting equipment.
The 12th annual Boy Scouts of America-sponsored Flag Retirement Ceremony was conducted at Coy Burnett Field in Tehachapi Friday. Coinciding with the nation's Flag Day, this year's ceremony also included a tribute to the Normandy landings in France that occurred 75 years ago in 1944.
The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance invites the community, stakeholders and surrounding cities to attend the Economic Development Professional’s Panel. Guest speakers will highlight new economic development projects in Tehachapi, Lancaster and areas in southeast Kern County.
It's going to be a fun one! The city of Tehachapi has announced a full slate of events for the All-American 4th of July Festival on Thursday, July 4.
Shoppers visiting Walmart may soon see another business option in the same area — a new branch of Kern Schools Federal Credit Union. The Tehachapi Planning Commission approved an architecture design and site plan at its June 10 meeting.
Residents of Stallion Springs may soon see increases for sewer rates over the next five years to fix aging infrastructure, meet state requirements and maintain existing facilities. The Stallion Springs Community Services District released a 2019 Sewer Rate Study that outlines why it sees the…
When he first laid eyes on her, she was rough. Real rough. But that didn't stop Tom Youngblood from seeing the true potential of the rare 1957 Thunderbird E Bird that sat outside the Palmdale home of Stu and Jo Cannold, just waiting for the right person to come along.
City of Tehachapi leaders proudly passed a five-year budget that saw a steady increase in four tax revenues categories, a potential increase in operation revenue for some enterprise funds, support for economic development growth, a pay raise for city employees, and possible funding for capit…
Local mountain lion sightings are nothing new to the Tehachapi community — but it’s another story when a lion and her kittens are not far away from your residence and you see them during the day.
Local company Waste Management is striving to meet the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s goal of diverting 75 percent of organic waste and recyclables from trash as the state overall is at 44 percent, according to a 2016 CalRecycle survey.
Tehachapi High School closed another chapter on the school year as the Class of 2019 received their diplomas and turned their tassels during a graduation ceremony held Thursday evening at Coy Burnett Stadium.
Tehachapi Police arrested a woman on suspicion of murder Wednesday after finding a man, who later died at a hospital, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
City residents in the Alta Estates, Orchard Glen and Autumn Hills housing tracts could see a ballot in the mail asking them to vote on an increase in property taxes to help recoup yearly expenses for lighting and landscaping provided by the city.
The Kern County Fire Department is planning millions of dollars in budget cuts in its first real attempt to grapple with a structural deficit that has gone on for years.
A Tehachapi grandmother is remembering her granddaughter, a Bakersfield native and one of the people killed in the Virginia Beach, Va., mass shooting on Friday.
The California Correctional Institution will host, for the first time, a graduation ceremony from Cerro Coso Community College for 17 inmates.
Residents of Bear Valley Springs continue to sign petitions to halt any future activity bringing seven AT&T cell towers to the mountain community and Greater Tehachapi.
Cerro Coso Community College is offering community members the chance to further their career goals with medical and business classes taught this year.
The following individuals received scholarships and/or awards during the 2019 ceremony for Tehachapi High School. This list was provided by the school.
A Kern County judge has denied a temporary restraining order that could have prevented the county’s ban on sales of marijuana from being implemented.
Flaming bananas, Space Fury, Galaxy Invaders — all these names were displayed on colorful banners of fourth- and fifth-grade students as they chanted songs and watched their own rocket creations shoot into the sky at Wednesday's Tehachapi Intermediate Space Challenge
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, met Saturday with seven high school students, including one from Tehachapi, who have accepted appointments to United States Service Academies.
The Western Swing Out dancers held their third annual dance weekend in Tehachapi. The Memorial Day weekend saw 300 dancers, many wearing stylish period clothing, most of which covers a span from the the early '20s to the late '40s. In addition to lots of dancing, the event included a fashion…
The Kern County Planning Commission referred two AT&T conditional use permits for one 65-foot-tall and one 80-foot-tall monotone communication tower back to Kern County Planning & Natural Resources Department staff for further consideration.
Students raised the American flag at the new flagpole at Tompkins Elementary School. The Veteran's Association of Tehachapi donated the flagpole on May 24.
The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District is trying a different approach — applying for grant money to improve three district parks. The funds will come from the California Proposition 68 grant and were discussed at the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce luncheon on May 21.
The Kern County Fire Department is sending out friendly reminders to Greater Tehachapi property owners to clear any vegetation, brush or other fire hazards and comply with the Fire Hazard Reduction Program by June 1.
New enhanced crosswalks and sidewalks are coming soon to familiar streets in city neighborhoods. The Tehachapi City Council unanimously approved the projects at its regular May 20 meeting.
A Tehachapi man who police say was armed with a semi-automatic pistol and was fleeing was shot and killed by police Tuesday night, Tehachapi Police said Wednesday.
Lamb kabob, tandoori chicken and homemade breads. Sound familiar? Prime Bar & Grill, a new Indian and American cuisine restaurant on the outskirts of city limits, may be coming soon — if a liquor license and permitting for a remodel is approved and finished.