• By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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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. 

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of July 10-16.

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  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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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.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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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.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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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.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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After five decades of operation, Tehachapi's oldest eatery, Kelcy's Restaurant, will close its doors July 21.

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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.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested seven people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of July 3-9.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

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…

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

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.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

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.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

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.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

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.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of June 26-July 2.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

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.

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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.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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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.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

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.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested four people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of June 19-25.