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  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 07:16 PM

    Legal counsel change subject of GH special meeting

    A possible change in legal counsel may come for Golden Hills Community Services District when the board holds a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. on March 6 at the district office, 21415 Reeves Street.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 12:05 PM

    Water manager shares some future issues of Tehachapi water

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    As Tehachapi Cummings County Water District prepares for its 50th anniversary, the district has its eye set on tackling new challenges and addressing new programs, accruing to General Manager John Martin.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 12:00 PM

    Agencies: Water district plays pivotal role for Tehachapi

    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    Water remains an essential part of an area's growth, development and existence, and so is the agency tasked to regulate and monitor the groundwater source.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 11:57 AM

    Water district’s history filled with foresight

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    What began as an effort to conserve groundwater for the Tehachapi area turned into a watershed moment when the Tehachapi-Cummings County District formed in 1965.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 11:54 AM

    News@Noon for March 5, 2015

    © 2015 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for March 5, 2015:

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 11:50 AM

    Continued challenge: Cummings Basin in overdraft

    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    Tehachapi Cummings County Water District has always taken pride on being ahead of others, especially when California enacted its groundwater sustainability law in 2014.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 11:47 AM

    Conservation a key part of water district’s mission

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    With an ongoing drought entering its fourth year, conservation has been on Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District's radar for some time.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 11:44 AM

    Bob Jasper and the unlikely, serendipitous creation of the TCCWD

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    You’d probably assume that the creation of the Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District 50 years ago was a boring, uneventful bureaucratic procedure. You’d be wrong. It was actually an unscripted, uncertain process whose eventual success was as phenomenal as it was improbable, and owed much to hard work, good luck and a few remarkable men.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 10:59 AM

    Brite Lake provides recreational options

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    When Jacobsen Reservoir (Brite Lake) poured into the Tehachapi area in 1973 from the State Water Project, it created a splash and an opportunity for recreation.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 10:54 AM

    Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District timeline

    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 10:51 AM

    Tehachapi ‘water pioneers’ memorialized

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    This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    By Bill Mead
    (1927-2008)
    As published in Tehachapi News, November 2005

    Jack Thomson and Bob Jasper have no trouble remembering what was happening of a noteworthy character in Tehachapi on Dec. 16, 1966.  That was the day officials of Tehachapi Cummings County Water District contracted with the Kern County Water Agency for a water supply from the State Water Project.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 10:26 AM

    Members of Board of Directors, Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District

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    Note: This story appeared in the special section "It's About Water!" in the March 4 edition of Tehachapi News.

    It was the day after my 22nd birthday, a cold Tehachapi afternoon, with the wind biting the hands and faces of all those gathered on the embankment above the freshly excavated ground that would become Jacobsen Reservoir, also known as Brite Lake.

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