A snowstorm led to accidents, abandoned vehicles, power outages and dangerous conditions.
The Tehachapi Unified School District has announced the recipients of Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year for 2019. Recipients will receive their awards at the annual honor banquet during Employee Recognition Week in May at Jacobsen Middle School.
The Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association announced Thursday morning that it is postponing its Pop-up Book Faire originally slated for Sunday, Feb. 17, due to weather concerns.
More medical marijuana dispensaries withdrew their appeals to stay open at the Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, diminishing the chance that any cannabis storefronts will remain open in the county after May.
The Tehachapi Unified School District's board of trustees was recognized during the Feb. 12 school board meeting for its ongoing assistance in support of the local Salvation Army.
Wine, little red hearts and mountains of chocolate treats overfilled the streets of Tehachapi Saturday night as the town celebrated its 12th annual Valentine's Wine and Chocolate Tasting.
In 1972, I sold my first box of Girl Scout cookies, Thin Mints, for $1. A lot has changed since then, such as the names of the cookies. Samoas are now called Caramel deLites. Do-si-dos are now called Peanut Butter Sandwich. Savannah Smiles have changed both in name and design, and are now called Lemonades. Thin Mints ... well, nothing has changed because you can't improve on the name or the design as it remains the top-selling Girl Scout cookie variety.
The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District received a positive review in a recent Kern County grand jury report, which called it a state-of-the-art water district.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office Tehaqchapi Citizens Service Unit is looking for a few more volunteers. The current group has 18 members, and during the last year, volunteered in excess of 5,700 hours, an average of 300 hours per volunteer. The required number of hours per volunteer is about…
City and county representatives highlighted the opening of new businesses, economic diversity and area achievements during the Feb. 6 Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting.
The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District is set to apply for grants and partner with community organizations to help fix existing infrastructure at its facilities.
For the past eight years, Mano and Mei Mei Lujan have celebrated the end of football season by offering a Super Bowl Charity BBQ Cater for local folks as a way to give back to the community.
The family that owns about half of Kern County’s unprofitable gold and silver mine near Mojave has offered to buy the other half from the Canadian company running the operation.
Tehachapi Police officers may soon visit many city neighborhoods, offering security cameras and urging residents to voluntarily adhere to municipal and building codes in an effort to reduce crime.
Slick, snow-covered roads, travel delays and road closures are all on the table Monday night, Tuesday and Wednesday in the mountains of Kern County.
Community members with mental health issues, the homeless or those battling substance abuse are successfully using a program called Smart911, helping the local Tehachapi Police Department to be aware of any health condition, so when emergency assistance is needed, they will be better equipped.
Three months after opening its doors, Layla and Milo's Soup Kitchen continues to serve up complementary, piping hot bowls of soup to all who come to The Shed Soul Kitchen every Sunday.
The Tehachapi Unified School District is partnering with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office to combat findings that show TUSD has high suspension rates, chronic absenteeism and nearly half its graduates lack career and college readiness.
Kern Radiology's acquisition this week by Los Angeles-based RadNet will result in 173 layoffs in Bakersfield and Tehachapi effective April 1, according to an official letter that leaves open the possibility that some or all of those employees will be rehired.
One local student at Valley Oaks Charter School is preparing to embark on an exciting adventure to a foreign country in the Rotary Club of Tehachapi's Youth Exchange Program.
High school students of both public and private schools in Tehachapi and surrounding areas were given the opportunity to learn how to build their own plane.
Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of America will canvass Tehachapi neighborhoods this week for canned food donations. Food cans collected from community doorsteps will be gathered and turned over to the local Salvation Army for food bank distribution.
A Bakersfield woman died after colliding with a truck Monday evening at the intersection of Comanche Point Road and Jacks Hill Road in Stallion Springs, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The new year has arrived and, as the city manager, I have the privilege of spending some time in the coming weeks bragging about the accomplishments over the last 12 months in our soon-to-be-released 2018 Annual Report.
Discussing the failed $43 million Measure R bond, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District board members and the public reflected on the November ballot-box defeat and potential lessons learned at the district's Jan. 22 board meeting.
The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is now accepting 2018 state tax returns. FTB encourages taxpayers to discuss individual tax situations with a professional tax preparer to help understand the impacts of federal tax law changes and relief after natural disasters.
Personnel and other resources are headed for eastern Kern as part of a growing push to diversify the area's economy and protect its employment base in the event either of its two military bases were to suddenly close.
With block walls and metal framing rising from the site on the east side of Tucker Road, construction of the Tehachapi Walmart is progressing rapidly six months into the project.
A showing of Tehachapi residents met Saturday morning in the Tehachapi Kmart parking lot for a chartered bus ride to Bakersfield to participate in the second annual Kern County Women’s March. The worldwide movement is now in its third year.
Members of the public and others who penned an argument against Measure R — the $43 million bond measure that failed in November — addressed the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District at the Jan. 15 board meeting, asking if members of the board would consider changing from an appoin…
Local businesses and large corporations need people to fill their positions and keep up the economy. Ever wonder how many people work in the city of Tehachapi, Cummings Valley, Stallion Springs, Bear Valley, Palmdale, Boron or other outlying areas to provide for their families?
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is seeing an increase in patients, offering new workshops and identifying ways to help the community become healthier now that the new hospital is open.
The Tehachapi Park and Ride is officially open and ready for use. Construction of the more than 100 parking spaces is complete, with shelters above benches coming within the next month.
Visitors to Tehachapi may soon have another lodging option — Marriott Towneplace Suites, a new three-story hotel slated to be built on the corner of Magellan Drive between Capital Hills Parkway and Athens Street. It is also very close to the new Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital.