No charges will be filed against two Tehachapi Police Department officers who shot an unarmed man on May 24, 2017, Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green announced Friday.
The Kern County Family Justice Center has had 873 new clients since it opened Jan. 17 to help victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault, among other crimes, according to the District Attorney's office.
For two months, a group of about 250 volunteers has been out in Kern County collecting signatures for the Library Tax Measure, also known as the "Library Initiative for Everyone."
The Tehachapi Unified School District Board unanimously voted at its meeting Tuesday night to consolidate several district programs, including the Monroe Continuation School and the Tehachapi Adult School, to Tehachapi High School and the former district office building this fall.
Kern County 2nd District Supervisor Zack Scrivner discussed the county budget and local economic development with local business leaders at the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Tuesday, July 17.
The Tehachapi City Council failed on Monday night to appoint one of the eight applicants for a vacancy on the council left by former Mayor Ed Grimes due to a 2-2 split. The council also did not make a second appointment to the Planning Commission or approve the prior meeting's minutes.
It's a Friday evening and the family is sitting down to dinner when armed men burst through the door, demand valuables and order everyone to huddle together while they search the house.
The Tehachapi area is not immune to one challenge of living in any rural place: transportation. You can call Dial-A-Ride, but only within certain hours, and only for service in Tehachapi and parts of Golden Hills. You can call the local taxi service, but are not always sure to reach them. Yo…
The second of three 2018 Concerts in the Park featuring the Celtic band Sligo Rags took place Sunday in Tehachapi's Philip Marx Central Park
Eight Tehachapi residents have applied to fill the vacancy on the Tehachapi City Council, which is expected to select its fifth member during Monday night's council meeting.
The Tehachapi Unified School District, city of Tehachapi and Tehachapi Police Department are close to linking an agreement for a school resource officer for the coming academic year.
Advanced ways of growing tomatoes are ever expanding in Cummings Valley near Tehachapi. Millennium Pacific Greenhouses is finishing up construction of 15 acres of greenhouse buildings at 26313 Giraudo Road to grow tomatoes on the vine using advanced technology for year-round production.
Residents of the Tehachapi area have been receiving calls from scammers who identify themselves as hospital employees and request personal information, such as credit card details, according to an Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley news release.
A two-story dream house constructed mostly with concrete and metal is now finished after more than a year of design and adding finishing touches.
Kern County supervisors had a choice to either allow a question on the November ballot which would ask voters in unincorporated Kern County to raise the sales tax by 1 percent, or risk a severe talent drain from the Sheriff’s Office.
Old Towne Pizza and the food service at Baymont Inn & Suites Tehachapi have both been closed by Kern County Public Health Services, which found rodent droppings at each location.
The Kern County Department of Human Services is launching Purple Ribbon Month for July, with support from First 5 Kern, the Kern County Sheriff and the California Highway Patrol, in memory of Kaitlyn Marie Russell.
Tehachapi Winery is in the process of securing permits so that it can produce its first batch of wine on-site in the fall to be exported to Asia.
The Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors has a new association executive, Carmen Curiel, who is succeeding Carol Lawhon, the former CEO who retired in May after more than nine years at the association.
Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood plans to ask the Board of Supervisors to place on the November ballot a measure that would levy a 1-cent sales tax increase on transactions in unincorporated county areas.
The Tehachapi Salvation Army is gearing up for its back to school drive and requesting clothes and school supplies for students in kindergarten through high school.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and six people on suspected felonies during the week of June 25-July 1.
Tehachapi City Council meetings scheduled for June 18 and July 2 were canceled due to lack of a quorum, or enough council members present to conduct city business and cast votes.
What an afternoon of entertainment in Tehachapi. The 4th of July annual Bad Bulls competition took place in the Milano Arena at the Tehachapi Event Center. Rodeo spectators numbering some 3,000 filled every seat and some bought tickets at the last minute to stand and watch the action-filled …
Residents of Tehachapi and surrounding areas gathered at Philip Marx Central Park for July 4 in their red, white and blue to support local organizations and celebrate Independence Day the "All-American" way.
At this year's All-American Fourth of July Festival, the annual pancake breakfast fundraiser for the Tehachapi High Warrior Boosters continued on in honor of Mayor Ed Grimes, who died in May.
Because of Wednesday's firework display, traffic delays are expected around 9 p.m. in the downtown area of Tehachapi, according to the Tehachapi Police Department.
California residents on Medicare should expect to receive new, more secure insurance cards in the mail by the end of summer, and be on the lookout for potential scams.
A third community meeting on the proposed $43 million bond measure for the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District focused on proposals for a new recreation facility.
A Tehachapi man died Sunday after the vehicle he was driving collided with a truck on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road south of Oak Creek Road in Rosamond.
The 4th of July excitement started early this week in Bear Valley Springs. The festivities, including the Challenge the Bear bike ride, took place Saturday morning, starting at Cub Lake in Bear Valley Springs.
Hot air ballooning is a simple concept. Stretch out a long length of material, sew it together in the shape of a long balloon. Leave the bottom end open, blow in lots of cool air and it will inflate and stand up.
The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District is looking into new uses for the current hospital building and other property owned by the district once the new hospital opens. Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley won't occupy any of the old locations once the new hospital is in operation.
Eric Scarlett, an artist who designs metal artwork and has been known for being on the show "Monster Garage," moved to Bear Valley Springs almost six years ago. He recently donated a 5-by-8 metal flag that hangs on the announcer's box of the Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds.
Horse Thief Golf and Country Club has been listed as closed since February. A potential buyer from Redding, Calif., met with Stallion Springs property owners Saturday before he makes an offer on the course next week.
All are welcome to join the city of Tehachapi for hometown fun in this year's All-American 4th of July Festival, which will include annual events such as the All-American 5K with some updates.
Approval for interim services, guidelines for recruiting a general manager, the Nature Park and other items were discussed by the Golden Hills Community Service District board June 21.
Kern County firefighters, along with employees from the city of Tehachapi public works department, cleared a large area of vegetation at the Tehachapi Airport on Friday by weed whacking and control burning in preparation for this year's Fourth of July fireworks show.