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Tehachapi residents soon may see basic street maintenance and repairs in more than 35 neighborhoods within city limits. The City Council adopted a resolution approving a list of projects sent each year to the California Transportation Commission during its April 15 meeting.

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Two organizations making use of Tehachapi Municipal Airport property to advance students’ learning opportunities — the Civil Air Patrol and the Tehachapi Society of Pilots — are expanding and moving to different spaces on airport property. The Tehachapi City council approved the changes April 15.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and six people on suspected felonies during the week of April 8-14.

New education opportunities are emerging as Tehachapi High School joins other rural communities by assisting students to complete college credits while earning their high school diploma. It's also known as the early college model.

Residents of Bear Valley Springs will soon see residential and commercial water rates increase over the next five years. The Bear Valley Community Services District board on Thursday night unanimously approved the increases to help operation revenues and fix aging infrastructure. More than 5…

SunSelect Produce, Inc. is planning to grow the recently legalized crop of industrial hemp this summer on 116-acres in Cummings Valley as an additional product to supplement the business. It will continue to focus on growing their main crops of tomatoes and peppers.

Walmart customers in Tehachapi are expected to have new technology and time-saving methods available when they shop at the soon-to-open store, as the company recently announced the location is part of a $145 million plan to upgrade services and remodel 21 stores across California.

The Tehachapi Unified School District board proudly announced at the Tuesday night board meeting that Stacey Larson-Everson has been selected to lead the district as the next superintendent. The board voted unanimously in favor of appointing Larson-Everson to a two-year term starting July 1.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of April 1-7.

The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District is conducting its annual pumping plant tour of a large part of its water importation facilities on April 18. The tour will leave the main office at 22901 Banducci Road at 8 a.m. and return around noon.

Amazon announced Monday it expects to receive 47 megawatts of electricity from a wind farm under development in the Tehachapi area.

Members of the community listened to updates about high-speed rail, an oil and gas tax, public safety and education in a speech delivered by Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner at the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting April 3.

Traffic congestion at the intersection of Tehachapi Boulevard and Steuber Road may be reduced depending on the findings of a recently approved city of Tehachapi study. It will look at moving Highway 58 ramps and improving intersections to alleviate congestion in the area.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 14 people on suspected misdemeanors and five people on  suspected felonies during the week of March 25-31.

Forty-five years ago, Valley Bible Fellowship opened its doors in Bakersfield and welcomed a congregation of 10 teenagers. Today, VBF has expanded its outreach to include multiple campuses in California, including one in Tehachapi, and another in Las Vegas, streaming live services to 10,000 souls.

Saving the lives of animals during disasters just became easier after the Central California Animal Disaster Team of Kern County recently received a new strike trailer, complete with a logo wrap, courtesy of Cheers to Charity.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested eight people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of March 18-24.

City officials in Tehachapi are investigating ways to move treated effluent water coming from Tehachapi’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. More potable water could be available if a groundwater reuse project becomes reality, opening more land at Tehachapi Municipal Airport for potential growth.

Children who meet the California age requirements for kindergarten or transitional kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year can be enrolled at the Kinder Registration Roundup.