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Since its inception in 1985, Relay For Life has continued to evolve as the largest, signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. To date, it is estimated that Relays around the world have raised an estimated $5 billion, making a global impact in the fight against cancer.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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Virginia Staabs, event lead for Tehachapi's Relay For Life 2017, invites local businesses to participate in the annual Paint Tehachapi Purple to kick off this year's event.

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The Kern County Department of Human Services is holding the 2017 JobFest Series, bringing employment opportunities to every region of Kern County.

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Enrollment and attendance are up in the Tehachapi Unified School District.

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The Golden Queen Mining Company released promising numbers for its gold and silver production for 2016.

  • By DAVID EASTMAN
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While our recent employee forum gathering was centered on the launch of Adventist Health’s new brand, logo, mission and values, since we already had our staff together, it was also a great time for an update on the new hospital. I would like to offer the community of Tehachapi Valley a statu…

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After months of negotiation, the Tehachapi Unified School District and the Tehachapi Association of Teachers could to be close to a new contract.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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It's not easy to let go of something you built your entire life around. Just ask Kathy Bassler, owner of Kelcy's Restaurant. With tear-filled eyes, Bassler explained why the time has come for her to let go of Tehachapi's oldest restaurant.

Mayor Ed Grimes probably said it best. “This place is fabulous,” he said. “I grew up in Tehachapi and when I went out to play basketball many years ago, I played on dirt. This new activity center makes me proud.” Grimes was describing the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District's new Aspen Builders, Inc., Activity Center.

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A 5-year-old girl was killed in an alleged DUI crash Wednesday when the car she was traveling in veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a Ford F-750 dump truck in the Mojave area.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com
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Tehachapi will soon say goodbye to one of its oldest tourist attractions. After 25 years of operation, Indian Point Ostrich Ranch will no longer be open to sightseers or for public tours as of Feb. 26.

  • BY DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

The City of Tehachapi recently announced several top sponsors have already signed on for the 2017 Tehachapi GranFondo, to be held Sept. 16, and registration is open to riders.

  • By CHRISTINE L. PETERSON cpeterson@tehachapinews.com

When Cheryl and Jim Wilson planned to relocate from Alaska a little more than 11 years ago, she hoped, "please let's find a place that we could embrace and hopefully would embrace us back."

  • By CHRISTINE L. PETERSON cpeterson@tehachapinews.com

P-Dubs Grille & Bar has been "overwhelmed" with customers at the Stallion Springs eatery — in a good way.

  • BY OFFICER DARLENA DOTSON Contributing writer

As part of ongoing efforts to improve safety in Tehachapi, the California Highway Patrol will conduct an enforcement operation that will focus on traffic safety for students, bus drivers and motorists on roadways near school bus stops. The enforcement operation will take place Feb. 14 at var…

  • By LINDA CARHART Contributing writer

The wine arrived on Tuesday, the final count of 82 food and wine lovers was given to the restaurant on Wednesday. On Friday a group of Rotarians arrived at The Shed to decorate, lay out the tables and go over final preparations for the anticipated event the next night, Jan. 28.