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Energy and gas options in Tehachapi are increasing as Western Propane Service has built a metal building and installed large propane tanks, with Kern River Propane, Inc. soon to do the same on West J St.

Losing a pet is like losing a family member. It can be overwhelming for pet owners. Kern County Animal Services has implemented a new program, Text to Home, to help reunite animal owners when their pets go missing.

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Three new Tehachapi businesses are coming soon — Panda Express, The Village Collective and Kern Schools Federal Credit Union. They are moving toward the construction phase as the architectural design and site plan reviews were approved or finalized by the Tehachapi Planning Commission Monday night.

Representatives from Southern California Edison say that Public Safety Power Shut-offs will improve for Greater Tehachapi residents in the future with the company striving to sharpen public communication warnings, clearing more vegetation and upgrading equipment.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, is currently accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program. Successful applicants are generally college students who will have completed their first year of post-secondary studies with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and who possess good writi…

A Tehachapi Navy veteran, Amy Feng, is adjusting to a new life after she returned home from Florida-based K9s For Warriors with her new service dog, Kelly. Feng, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, was paired with the frisky, black Labrador last November.

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority are still planning the Bakersfield to Palmdale high-speed rail section and are eager to share new information regarding state-mandated environmental reports, even though no funding is yet available to construct this section of the…

Tehachapi residents who wish to ride the Amtrak bus to or from the Antelope Valley may now do so without having to buy a train ticket. The San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority, which manages the Amtrak San Joaquins Thruway Bus Network, is adding this opportunity.

Girl Scout cookie season has officially begun... but you better get them while you can as sales will end mid-March.

Getting over the death of a loved one is never easy. Survivors are often swept into a slow, agonizing dance of trying to figure out what to do with a love that is lost.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Jan. 20-26.

The U.S. Census Bureau is preparing to start asking residents in Tehachapi to provide information about themselves via the 24th Census collecting effort nationwide.

Tehachapi residents will see new trees, small plants and stormwater capture areas along familiar streets and bike paths this year after the city received a state-funded Urban Greening Grant allowing 474 trees to be planted.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested five people on suspected misdemeanors and eight people on suspected felonies during the week of Jan. 13-19.

The 27-year-old son of Guadalupe Adams had recently moved back in with his mother and made suicidal comments the day before she was found dead in her home near Tehachapi and he was shot and killed by police as he drove toward the Nevada border, according to new information filed in Kern Coun…

Caltrans plans to soon release to the public plans on three sections of truck-climbing lanes that would allow motorists to pass big rigs traveling on Highway 58 from Bakersfield to Tehachapi.

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente leaders had the idea to bring mobile health to communities that are smaller in population and have limited access to medical offices. After Tehachapians displayed an overwhelming response to the mobile health vehicle, Kaiser opened a brick-and-mortar facility local…

Tehachapi police who stopped a vehicle on the westbound on-ramp of Highway 58 near the Love's Truck Stop on Wednesday night found the passenger had a loaded firearm, methamphetamine, narcotics paraphernalia and brass knuckles.