Southern California Gas Co. is encouraging customers to sign up for Paperless Billing, especially with postal rates going up.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office rescued nine people who became lost while hiking in Tehachapi Mountain Park this week, according to a sheriff's news release.
Everyone knows Jay Leno loves cars and motorcycles, but his obsession goes well beyond his own 200-plus vehicle collection. His quest to try out one particularly big automotive brought him — and a TV crew — to Kern County last year.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office's Tehachapi substation is looking for dedicated individuals who are interested in giving back to their community by working with local law enforcement.
The president of Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley said the new hospital is still slated to open the first quarter of this year as work continues to bring the facility in line with state requirements.
Looking for a health food store? The Tehachapi Natural Market is now open and ready for business, offering specialty food and snack items, plus a juice and smoothie bar, which is new to Tehachapi.
Mary Beth Garrison's contagious smile is almost as large as the footprint she has left on this world, in particular Tehachapi. The local philanthropist's love for humanity has led her to be named Citizen of the Year for 2018 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and the Tehachapi News.
Women celebrated the day by wearing sparkling ball gowns, as men matched the mood of the event with black ties at the 12th annual Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors' installation gala at the Oak Tree Country Club in Bear Valley Friday night. The theme for 2018 is "Let's Own It."
Airstreams Renewables, a local vocational training and consulting firm, is growing and is not only assisting veterans in training and finding a job, but now also expanding their services to help more veterans learn a trade once their military service ends.
Crimes in Tehachapi including murder, aggravated assault and robbery dropped to an all-time low in 2017, according to the Tehachapi Police Department.
Groundwork leveled, asphalt poured, paint applied. Cyclists and pedestrians can now enjoy the new Class One, two-lane bike path located on the north side of Tehachapi Boulevard. The path starts at Hayes Street east, and ends at Steuber Road.
The County of Kern will go into negotiations with its fire union in the next few weeks, if not the next few days, and the stakes will be high.
Wedding couples have helped make Rose Garden Estate one of the top picks in Kern County, and now the venue has been awarded the 2018 Best of Weddings award by theknot.com.
One person died late Sunday night after a sedan traveling west on Highline Road just east of Tucker Road hit a power pole, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A conference for parents of children with special needs will be held Friday, Jan. 26 at Hodel's Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive in Bakersfield. The $10 admission includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
On Tuesday, Kern Countysupervisors will face their first challenge of 2018: a report that calls for aggressive steps to streamline the operations of the Kern County Fire Department.
For last year's first national Women's March, Kimberly Kirchmer arranged for buses to take people from Bakersfield to the march in Los Angeles, where around 750,000 people took to the streets for women's rights. When she asked L.A. organizers if she could arrange another caravan for this yea…
Hall Ambulance is now taking applications for its 34th class of Emergency Medical Technician training, which starts in April. Recruits are full-time employees who learn everything they need to get started working as an EMT in the Hall Ambulance 9-1-1 system.
Delta Liquid Energy, which has been delivering propane to Tehachapi for more than 15 years, recently announced that a Tehachapi branch office is now open to the public.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy's staff will hold office hours in Tehachapi from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, 209 E. Tehachapi Blvd.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested six people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of Dec. 25-31. TPD did not state the nature of the felony.
A van heading north on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road at Tehachapi Boulevard failed to stop and attempted to cross a part of the railroad tracks before 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, and was hit by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train. This was not a designated crossing.
An emergency escape route long in the works for residents of Sand Canyon has been completed, and residents express their appreciation for a more secure community.
Dear Friends, As your elected representative on the Kern County Board of Supervisors, I work to honestly and efficiently manage your tax dollars to provide the services you expect and deserve, and improve your neighborhood and quality of life.
In part two of Tehachapi News’ look back on the year 2017, a pattern emerged, particularly for local organizations that hosted their fourth annual event.
More than a few months have passed since several parents challenged the Tehachapi Unified School District about why some special education services are not in compliance with state regulations.
More than 130 kindergarten children sang well-known Christmas songs in front of their parents and relatives Thursday to celebrate after a business donated $10,000 to Tompkins Elementary School.
The best quotes can capture the essence of a speaker's thoughts. Here we've compiled some of the best quotes found throughout the year in out pages and at TehachapiNews.com.
Some children requested bikes, others hoped for other toys. No matter the wish written on angel-shaped tags, the Salvation Army handed out thousands of gifts to more than 400 Tehachapi children and their families Wednesday morning as they waited in line at the Monroe High School gym.
Most Kern County administrative offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Jan. 1 and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Essential services that will be available Dec. 26-29 are listed below; otherwise, please call a specific department or check its website to inquire abou…
The Southern California Gas Co. is reminding customers they can sign up for bill tracking alerts and other features to help them keep their bills in check during the winter months.