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  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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In the wake of recent terror in Charlottesville and Barcelona, local residents shared a few moments of sadness Thursday evening as they gathered along the sidewalk in front of the Tehachapi Railroad Museum holding up signs of brotherly love.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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People who attended a recent Kern Law Enforcement Association-sponsored forum expressed concerns about deputy staffing levels and wondered what the community can do to support deputies and prevent crime.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Children dressed in cowboy boots and colorful dresses prepared with their Spiderman and teddy bear backpacks walked hand in hand with their parents as the school bells rang Wednesday for the first day of school.

  • Contributed by Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector
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The deadline for payment of unsecured property taxes is Aug. 31, according to Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman.

  • Tehachapi News
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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 12 people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of Aug. 7-13.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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People love to be a part of a successful fundraiser, and this year's Cheers to Charity was as successful as they come. Fast becoming one of the most talked about annual events, Cheers to Charity hit it out of the park with a sold-out crowd.

  • Tehachapi News

The Kern Law Enforcement Association will hold "Deputies, Dessert & Discussion," a chance for the public to meet with off-duty Kern County deputies and share public safety concerns. The meeting will held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at Kelley's Café, 20424 Brian Way, #A.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Shopping for back-to-school supplies for your child can be expensive. With each additional child, the cash register rings. But parents aren't the only ones faced with the financial realities that come with the start of each new school year.

  • Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested four people on suspected misdemeanors and seven people on suspected felonies during the week of July 31-Aug. 6.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Summer is not quite over, but summer vacation draws to an end as students head back to school Wednesday, Aug. 16.

  • Tehachapi News

The Church of Christ, located at 401 S. Mill St., will be giving away free, gently used clothing to the public on on the Tuesdays of Aug. 15 and 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Tehachapi has much to be proud of these days as two local business owners now stand head and shoulders above the 4 million others operating in Central California, and will be recognized during National Small Business Week.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

A low cloud coverage provided a welcome canopy for this year's National Night Out held Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Philip Marx Central Park. In the past, local folks have been slow to warm up to the family-oriented event, hosted by local law enforcement and first responders to raise public awareness…

  • Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested five people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of July 24-30.

  • By KELLY ARDIS kardis@bakersfield.com

When people think of the search and rescue teams that work with the Kern County Sheriff's Office, they likely think of those volunteers doing the actions that give the groups their names. But even in the fortunate times that they are not called to help someone in the Kern River, they are sti…

  • Tehachapi News

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