Superior Court Judge Kenneth Twisselman, at a hearing held Friday, April 24, in Bakersfield, approved environmental documents prepared by the City of Tehachapi, ruling against the group Tehachapi First, which had challenged the adequacy of review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
Shortly after midnight Friday the Kern County Sheriffs Office called in a fire alarm that the old Golden Hills Country Club building was on fire.
Arriving units found a 5000 square foot abandoned building with flames coming from the middle of the building. A second alarm was called out. Scanner traffic as reported by Golden Hills Fire Engine-13 stated there appeared to be two separate fires burning within the building's interior.
Saturday proved to be a beautiful day as anxious anglers filled the shorelines of Brite Lake during the annual Fishing Derby, in hopes of netting one of the top prizes offered for tagged fish. Over 700 people registered for this year's derby, hosted by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District. Several hundred of those registrants were children ages 2 through 12.
Rotary of Tehachapi's first Non-Profit Showcase held April 14 at West Park Activities Center proved to be a testament to how caring and giving are the people of Tehachapi, sponsors say.
Kaiser Permanente will hold a sneak peek of their new Tehachapi medical office from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22.
The health organization plans to open an outpatient at 1100 W. Tehachapi Boulevard (in the Tehachapi Junction Shopping Center, near Starbucks and Pacino's) in the fall of 2015. Since March 2012, Kaiser has seen patients locally by use of a mobile clinic.
Just after 1:30 this afternoon, the Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls for a lightning caused fire at the top of Black Mountain, West of Golden Hills.
An anticipated thunderstorm developed in the Tehachapi Mountains about noon Tuesday, bringing thunder, lightning and intermittent rain.
Bear Valley Police Department filled an officer position in March by promoting from within its own reserve ranks.
Bear Valley Community Services District may have to fork over some cash in order to remove bark beetle trees in High Country Park, according to district staff and legal counsel at a March 26 board meeting.
On Friday, April 10, a dozen Have a Heart Humane Society volunteers made a sentimental journey to Bakersfield’s Epic Jet Center to help load more than 150 dogs and cats from local shelters and a few rescue groups. One of those dogs was Gracie, whose five siblings and mom were dumped in an equipment yard in Tehachapi on April 14, 2014. The seven dogs were dubbed The Magnificent 7.
Gracie’s two brothers and mom were adopted earlier this years into great homes but Gracie and her sisters, Reba, Bambi and Gypsy have been consistently overlooked.
The program for Tehachapi's commemoration of the National Day of Prayer (May 7), has been announced.
The last few years have been a rocky ride for Susie Atherton and her business Canine Creek. She shared her story — and her appreciation for support from her customers and other Tehachapi residents — during the April meeting of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council.
Atherton was introduced by Michelle Vance, economic development coordinator for the City of Tehachapi and secretary to the GTEDC. Vance said Atherton’s inspirational story shows how Tehachapi pulls together as a community and how a small business person can persevere.