Multiple collisions and traffic snarls occurred on several Kern highways Monday due to snowy conditions and strong gusts of wind, closing Interstate 5 for hours over the Grapevine. Meanwhile, on the valley floor, winds up to 45 mph made for a blustery and gray day in Bakersfield, intersperse…

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

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Tehachapi music patrons enjoyed an evening of classical music as performed by students from the Tehachapi Junior Orchestra and the more advanced students who comprise the Tehachapi Strings Orchestra. Both orchestras are under the musical directorship of local music promoter and teacher Gayel…

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A little more than a year ago, Tehachapi resident Jennie Haberlander opened her mailbox. Among the occasional bill, she found a letter from Vested Interests in K-9s, a nonprofit organization housed in Taunton, Mass., asking for donations to purchase ballistic and stab-proof vests for working…

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For his Eagle Scout project, Hunter R. Savage will be creating Child Identity Cards for children age 3 to 12 on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 600 Anita Drive.

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New technology making its way across the country to help provide faster networks for cell phone users and telecommunications may be allowed in some areas of Tehachapi in the near future, but not without zoning limits.

In what is being referred to as how the Grinch stole Christmas, Tehachapi experienced a heavy loss after a cargo trailer containing the annual GranFondo's equipment and supplies was stolen from a storage yard at Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested three people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of Dec. 24-30.

The constraints of running a public hospital became painfully clear to Russell Judd soon after he took over five years ago at Kern Medical Center.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 12 people on suspected misdemeanors and five people on suspected felonies during the week of Dec. 17-23.

Property owners report mostly steady progress on a number of recently purchased downtown buildings in various stages of remodeling and renovation before becoming the homes of new and expanding businesses.

Community donations in small and grand forms — in total a million dollars — have gone to new surgical equipment, art and other supplies at the newly opened Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital this year.

Now that Christmas is over, we can take down those decorations and take back those ugly sweaters; then, we can take a look at what our aspirations will be for 2019.

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Business and hangar users at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport are hoping construction of a new proposed taxiway will not impact access to the airport’s only runway, or financially limit their business operations if the project is approved in the future.

Local K-12 schools in the Tehachapi Unified School District recently received a generous donation of 370 books from the 412th Test Wing Library at Edwards Air Force Base. The books, which were dropped off at Tehachapi High School, will be distributed throughout the schools in January.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 13 people on suspected misdemeanors and seven people on suspected felonies during the week of Dec. 10-16.

An inaugural ceremony for Wreaths Across America was held at Freedom Plaza in downtown Tehachapi Friday night. Local veterans were joined by a small gathering of citizens to honor seven fallen heroes representing each branch of the military memorialized at Freedom Plaza by laying wreaths at …

Reports presented at the Tehachapi Unified School District board meeting indicate the district has a ways to go on two fronts — complying with special education requirements and addressing academic performance standards, suspensions and chronic absenteeism.

Local law enforcement took a group of children on a Christmas shopping spree at Kmart Thursday evening, just in time for the holidays.