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Thursday, Aug 29 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Aug. 29, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Aug. 29, 2013:

The latest news - The National Weather Service warns of a threat of afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the mountain areas through Monday. READ the notice.

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The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact. We appreciate those agencies that are helping us bring you the News@Noon.

NOTE: Reports of traffic stops, pedestrian checks and other activity without details have been eliminated from the reports published here.

Tehachapi Police Department:

Aug. 28, 2013

9:14 a.m. Molestation report; victim states she has been molested by a specific individual. Child Protective Services has been notified. Unknown where the crime has been occurring. Disposition: Assignment completed.

12:28 p.m. Disturbing the peace at Tehachapi High School; was a physical altercation between students, but is not in progress. Disposition: Arrest made.

6:56 p.m. Suspicious circumstances on South Curry Street. Male subject came up to reporting party's front door and claimed to be picking up a raffle prize, then asked if she was along. Described as a white male adult, 45 years old, unshaven, 6 feet tall, thin build with dark hair and dark eyes. Another male subject was waiting in a full-sized white or light gray truck in front of the business. Reporting party went to get her phone and the subjects left the area. Disposition: Checks OK.

7:52 p.m. Fire reported on East "I" Street. Subjects appear to be burning trash in the backyard, but fire does not appear to be out of control. Disposition: Checks OK.

8:02 p.m. Accident with no details occurred at Red Apple Avenue/Tucker Road. Vehicle versus pedestrian. Disposition: Report taken. NOTE: Report is not yet completed, but it appears there were no injuries and that the pedestrian was on a bicycle. The bicyclist left the scene before the officer's arrival.

8:05 p.m. Fire reported by CHP between East "I" Street and North Davis Street. Disposition: Checks OK.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Aug. 28, 2013

5:34 p.m. 911 call from Four Island Lake. Male 8-year-old has his foot stuck in the dock but he is not under water. Reporting party cancelled during the call because his foot was released and he is OK. Disposition: No further action required.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Nothing reported.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:

This afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Friday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.


Start Smart driving course for teens, parents is Aug. 29

'Go Native Day' is Aug. 31

'Night of the Crescent Moon' at the Beekay Sept. 6

Virgin Galactic The Spaceship Company holding job fair, Sept. 7

Miles Muzio to speak on global warming at Heritage League event Sept. 8

Twilight tour of Tomo Kahni village site on Sept. 14

Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE

Also check out our July-August edition of Senior Scene, a publication for seniors and their families. HERE


• Because of Labor Day, the City Council will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 3 instead of Monday. The meeting will be in the Beekay Theatre, 110 S. Green St., at 6 p.m.

• The Golden Hills Community Service District's Board of Directors is holding a special public hearing  at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, to listen to public comments regarding its 2013-14 budget. The hearing will be held at the CSD building, 21415 Reeves St.


• Football – Varsity/Jayvee vs. Exeter at home on Friday, Aug. 30. Frosh at Centennial-Bakersfield on Thursday, Aug. 29. Jayvee/Frosh at 5 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m.

• Volleyball – Varsity at Clovis Tournament on Friday-Saturday, Aug. 29-30. Game opponents and times TBD. Jayvee/Frosh vs. Frontier at home on Thursday, Aug. 29. Jayvee at 5 p.m. and Frosh at 3:30 p.m.

• Cross Country – Varsity/Jayvee vs. West at home (Brite Lake) on Thursday, Aug. 29. First race starts at 3:30 p.m.

• Girls Golf – Varsity at home/Horse Thief Country Club – Stallion Springs for SEYL Mini on Thursday, Aug. 29. Tee off is at 12 p.m.


None since Monday's News@Noon.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Friday, Aug. 30.

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