Motorists can expect delays this week as construction has begun on Tucker Road between Valley Boulevard and Cherry Lane. In mid-April, the city awarded Granite Construction a contract to begin reconstruction, adding asphalt and fixing any structural damage.
Students will have a new way to travel to and from schools, and their homes, as an improved walkway has now been approved by the City of Tehachapi.
Surprised faces and excited speech were seen and heard from visitors as the roar of the engines to operate the pumps drew closer. After the tour started, the sound was muffled by protective earplugs and replaced by the steady vibration beneath their feet.
The Board of Supervisors is poised to spend $150,000 examining how the Kern County Fire Department operates, a rare move aimed at addressing what’s been a substantial drain on the county’s finances in recent years.
As the national anthem was sung, the assembly faced the two American flags in the front of the main hall of the Rose Garden Estate in Cummings Valley and placed their hands on their hearts, while some proudly saluted.
The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District honored the Tehachapi Humane Society for its efforts in helping control the feral cat population that was growing at West Park. The Humane Society was honored with a globe award May 16.
Members of the community visited and networked at the May Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, featuring a speech by Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner.
Brite Lake is a place where the community can fish, boat, enjoy the outdoor scenery and observe wildlife. The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District now has approved removal of dead or infested trees in the recreation area.
Joan Johnson, long-time Tehachapi resident and author of the popular “Over the Back Fence” column published in the Tehachapi News for many years, died Monday, May 15, in Bellingham, Wash.
The robot made its way across the floor picking up gears, connecting the gears, and lifting itself off the ground in a matter of seconds in a presentation at the Tehachapi Unified School District meeting.
Tehachapi Police had two people in custody Saturday evening following a short chase that led officers to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office SWAT, according to police.
The Kern County Fire Department is reminding residents of the June 1 deadline to comply with provisions of the fire hazard reduction program.
Faces from the audience were focused at the Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors meeting as members listened to updates on new improvements for the city that could bring major changes to the future of the economy.
The state, Employment Development Department and the IRS will hold a free federal and state payroll tax seminar in Bakersfield for employers and business owners.
After months of at times heated and emotional debate, the Tehachapi Unified School District's board signed off on a new contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night.
Students' faces were focused, their teeth clenched, and some turned red as they tried to do as many pushups as possible — all within two minutes.
Kern County Sheriff’s Office homicide detective Richard Anderson is an 18-year veteran. He doesn’t want to leave the department, he told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
The Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council will be teaming up with Kern Council of Governments to host a workshop in Tehachapi where the public can share opinions on what streets, roads and bike paths should be fixed.
Each year, Tehachapi News calls for nominations in the annual Queen of All Moms and King of All Dads contests. This year, Vivian Snedaker was chosen as Queen of all Moms based upon a letter penned by her daughter Patti Collins. Snedaker was declared the winner by newspaper staff.
As dancers waved their colorful dresses in the air, cheers from the crowd encouraged them to keep going. Music from diverse regions of Mexico were familiar tunes to some in the audience as they clapped along to the beat.
The Tehachapi Police Department collected about 251.6 pounds of unwanted and unused prescription medications during the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Drug Take-Back Day held April 29.
As visitors strolled by the Farmers Market on May 4, popping corn and songs from Fiddlers Crossing filled the air. Children begged parents for the shaved ice and adults hovered around the colorful fresh fruit and vegetables.
Everyone enjoys safe, crisp drinking water, and according to the 2016 Annual Water Quality Report, the City of Tehachapi is in complete compliance with standards for keeping contaminants out.
Kern County supervisors are scheduled to declare impasse in contract negotiations with the unions that represent Kern County Sheriff’s Office street deputies and detentions deputies.
The Tehachapi Police Foundation will recognize four top people serving the Tehachapi Police Department and the community at its first banquet, Honoring the Thin Blue Line, Thursday, May 18, at the Rose Garden Estate.
Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District will hold a special board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, to announce the district manager is resigning and there is a job to fill.
Nearly 1,000 visitors along with several hundred participants were on hand for this weekend's Southern California Mountain Bike Finals competition.
When we shared Rose Herman's story on the Tehachapi News Facebook page, readers reacted with sympathy, concern, sadness and anger. Some wanted to help Herman replace items stolen from her husband's grave.