The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and six people on suspected felonies during the week of Nov. 4-10.
The Tehachapi Loop Railroad Club hosted its Fall Train Show this weekend. Three times a year the club puts on shows featuring numerous layouts and vendors as kids of all ages enjoy watching the model trains in various scales.
Leaders and representatives in the greater Tehachapi area and city of Tehachapi are voicing their concerns about how Southern California Edison is implementing Public Safety Power Shutoffs, speaking with other state government representatives and attending out-of-area meetings.
Developers of Sage Ranch — a proposed 1,000-unit housing development in the city of Tehachapi — hope documents will soon be finalized to start breaking ground and selling the units as one solution to California’s housing shortage, helping to bring in residents and cater to buyers with a vari…
Veterans from all branches of service were greeted with a standing ovation as the honored guests of Tehachapi High School's 12th Annual Veterans Day Assembly held Friday in the school's gymnasium.
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is issuing a warning to the community about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning as in the last two weeks, at least four area residents have been hospitalized due to improperly heating their homes during the ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
The Kern County Homeless Collaborative is seeking 500 volunteers to participate in the annual countywide point-in-time homeless count taking place the morning of Jan. 24.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors pulled back from a potential vaping ban at a meeting Tuesday, calling efforts to limit the use of e-cigarettes premature.
One short year ago, more than a thousand people cheered with excitement and anticipation as the ribbon was cut at the grand opening of the much-awaited, state-of-the-art Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital.
Tehachapi High School is holding its 12th annual Veterans Day Assembly on Nov. 8. We would like to invite all of the local men and women who have served or are currently serving this great nation in the armed forces.
Thousands of greater Tehachapi residents and business owners may now resume their normal routine, as Southern California Edison has restored power to the area. Thousands of customers have gone multiple hours — with some reporting power losses beyond 40 hours straight — in the past week witho…
Other than the recent power outages, the scariest happenings that took place in downtown Tehachapi were the ghosts and goblins found at Centennial Park Thursday evening for Halloween.
One of Eastern Kern County's leading industries has received a big boost with news the area's largest mining company has discovered lithium — an integral building block of electric cars — in the local waste piles it has generated over the past 90 years.
Caltrans says it is mostly finished resolving an east-west traffic bottleneck that has long frustrated Kern's ambitions of becoming a major distribution center, not to mention the headaches it caused county residents trying to get to or from Las Vegas.
Tehachapi Police collected about 66.4 pounds of unwanted or unused prescription drugs and medications during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 26.
Power outages for Tehachapi customers of Southern California Edison have left many without ways to use lighting and power appliances. In some cases, they are left without running water, as many use private or shared wells.
Elementary and middle school students dressed in brightly colored costumes sang songs, received awards and decorated posters, while teachers received surprise treats delivered to their classrooms. These were the activities so far for Red Ribbon week, which runs through Oct. 31.
Tehachapi middle school student Spike Daniels was surprised when his mom received notification saying her son was indeed going to be on the ABC show "Kids Say the Darndest Things" shortly after unintentionally auditioning at a sports venue in Bakersfield.
Power for some Southern California Edison customers in Tehachapi is currently shut off Thursday due to statewide Public Safety Power Shutoffs meant to decrease the risk of wildfires.
In order to provide residential household hazardous waste collection services to residents, Kern County Public Works will offer a one-day drop off collection event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Tehachapi Recycling and Sanitary Landfill, 12001 E. Tehachapi Blvd. The drive-up ev…
Home Depot continued in its mission of Doing More For Veterans after several volunteers recently showed up at one local Marine's home to make some much-needed repairs.
Many of us chose Tehachapi because of its unspoiled and rugged beauty. Those same reasons plus the remoteness of our mountain region require us to be prepared for disasters so we can be resilient, as in better able to recover.
I am extremely proud of the hard work, dedication and tireless effort of the men and women of the Tehachapi Police Department. Every day they demonstrate their commitment to working with members of our community to improve the quality of life and to make Tehachapi a safe city.
For 48 years, when a loved one has fallen victim to sudden illness or injury, the men and women of Hall Ambulance have stood at the ready. We have dedicated ourselves to responding to life’s unexpected moments, whether it be for sudden cardiac arrest, a motor vehicle accident, or deploying a…
Many organizations and groups in the city and Greater Tehachapi area focus on supporting economic growth. How are they continuing to help the ever-changing development and support existing and new businesses, residents and infrastructure? We asked leaders from several organizations to share …
The Tehachapi Police Department is actively looking for ways to combat all forms of crime and homelessness, and hopes the public will take action to help reduce increasing crime rates in the city.
Tehachapi Mountain Trails Association held its Mountain Bike weekend, partnered for the fourth year with Cheers to Charity and its BrewFondo Fundraiser.
The Warriors celebrated the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen along with a Friday night victory over Golden Valley High School with a final score of 28-6.
Tehachapi High School Warriors concluded a week of daytime Homecoming festivities with their annual parade Friday morning. This year's parade was highlighted with a flyover by two Naval jets, an F18 and E18, which rocked the town and rattled the windows nearby.
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is hoping a proposal sent to the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District offering to pay for the lease of the Guild of Tehachapi hospital-managed thrift shop at 101 W. E St. will be accepted.
It’s been nearly five months since the Kern County Firefighters Union and Board of Supervisors declared an impasse in negotiations of a new collective bargaining agreement, but the two parties will soon meet one last time in the hopes of coming to a deal.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently announced he appointed Raybon Johnson, 53, of Tehachapi, as warden of California State Prison, Lancaster, where he has been acting warden since 2018 and was chief deputy warden from 2017 to 2018.