Walmart has agreed to pay the City of Tehachapi more than $1 million in fees to move forward with its project. That agreement was announced at the July 17 City Council meeting, and is in addition to the $99,660 agreed upon June 5.
As visitors and residents stroll Tehachapi Boulevard in hopes of finding a unique vintage item for their collection, they now will have a wider variety with Sheridan's Boutique Home Consignment expanding its shop.
When we shared Kelcy's Restaurant's story on the Tehachapi News Facebook page, readers reacted to Kathy Bassler's announcement of closing the iconic eatery and its pending sale.
The Tehachapi Mountain Beer and Wine Fest had its biggest year yet, as Saturday's event was bursting at the seams at Benz Visco Sports Park. Now in its fourth year, the popular attraction drew large crowds from locals and tourists alike.
A program at Golden Hills Elementary School designed to take a proactive approach to addressing and rewarding good behavior — while still addressing negative behavior appropriately — is showing results.
Life is back to normal for residents of a neighborhood where a two-seat plane clipped a house and was sent spiraling into a street.
Tehachapi Police arrested a Redding man on suspicion of numerous crimes connected to the explosive device found at an apartment complex a week earlier, and said Wednesday he was targeting specific people there.
An unregistered, illegally modified AR-15 rifle was found inside an apartment where a Tehachapi correctional officer was shot dead in late May, allegedly by another correctional officer who the victim had taunted about his affair with the shooter’s wife, sources with knowledge of the case sa…
Children scan the area. Their eyes widen as they look around trees, signs and other areas hoping to find another colorful item to add to their collection.
Kern County supervisors voted Tuesday to terminate the Property Assessed Clean Energy program in unincorporated Kern County.
It’s more common for trains to zigzag their way through difficult terrain rather than looping around, but loops aren’t unheard of.
Armed bandits are not one of the common challenges that hikers prepare for when they plan an adventure on the storied Pacific Crest Trail.
A large field of grass and brush caught fire near Santa Lucia Street and Highway 202 on Saturday, July 8, sending heavy black smoke billowing into the air.
Nearly 30 teams gathered beneath the sizzling, summer sun to participate in the 2017 Tehachapi Relay for Life, held Saturday at Meadowbrook Park. With temperatures reaching into the high 90s, friends, family and survivors alike joined together in what will be remembered as one of the "hottes…
Each year, the Tehachapi Relay for Life honors its survivors by serving them a healthy breakfast at the start of each event. The survivors sit beneath the shade of a large tent and enjoy each others' company as they feast on breakfast burritos, eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit, donuts and rich coffee.
Near the end of the 2017 Tehachapi Relay for Life, the Luminaria Ceremony was held after the sun went down. Hundreds of luminaria bags honoring those who have lost their battle to cancer surrounded the park, with candles lit inside each one.
South Street will once again come alive in the 2nd annual South Street Days. On Saturday, July 22, a dozen businesses will bring their wares outdoors in a huge family event with a country theme. Admission will be free, and everyone is welcome.
When we shared Bob Carey's story on the Tehachapi News Facebook page, readers reacted to his recent retirement after hanging up his scissors as a longstanding local barber.
More than 300 participants from all over Kern County competed in the 3.1 mile or 5K July 4 Warrior Run, organized by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District. Many chose to run, but there was an option to walk and enjoy the streets of Tehachapi.
Bear Valley Springs residents' patriotic spirit has been on full display the past few days with a wide variety of July Fourth-inspired events.
The Tehachapi Visitor Center has been a huge success, say its volunteers. Local residents, volunteers and tourists alike attended a celebration Friday in honor of the Visitor Center's first anniversary.
California Highway Patrol officers will be on hand Monday, July 10, from 8 a.m. to noon at Kmart to make sure your child safety seat is installed properly to provide the maximum protection for infants, toddlers or young children. Kmart is located at 710 W. Tehachapi Blvd.
Children cried out in amazement as colorful animals from all over the world were taken out of their carriers and shown. Some animals wrapped their tails around Jeff Lee's neck, stretched their arms out to him and showed the audience skillful acts.
A SlipStream Genesis 2-seat plane clipped the roof of a home and hit a tree on East J Street in Tehachapi Thursday afternoon before crashing in the street.
A new well has been drilled on the east side of town, but pipeline must still be laid so it can begin operation. Bids are anticipated to go out for this final step mid-July.
The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District's board announced this week a new district manager — a familiar face around the city who has promoted economic development initiatives.
A Tehachapi Unified School District official outlined Tuesday night what the district is doing to address state findings that some of its special education services are out of compliance — and was promptly questioned by school board members and the public.
There will be no more shaves, no more haircuts. After 55 years of doing what he loved most, Bob Carey of Bob's Hot Rod Barbershop is hanging up his scissors and taking it on the road with his wife, Allison.
Starting a business is not an easy decision, and selling a business must be even harder — especially when it’s something you love to do and have been at for 40 years.
While most teens are focused on obtaining their driver's license, one local teen looked to the sky instead.
Tehachapi Unified School District’s special education department is failing, according to a California Department of Education review prompted by scores of parental complaints.