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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Aug. 30, 2013:
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PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT
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. 29, 2013
11:13 a.m. Reckless driving on West Tehachapi Boulevard. White Ford flatbed is passing vehicles and knocked down cones at construction site. Disposition: Unable to locate.
1:03 p.m. Pedestrian check at East "H" Street. Disposition: Arrest made.
3:04 p.m. Disturbing the peace on East "F" Street. Juvenile, 14 years old, said his 24-year-old brother hit him and is still on site. Disposition: Arrest made.
5:41 p.m. Auto accident with minor injuries report taken at Tehachapi Hospital. Two patients in the ER were in an accident on Valley/Tucker roads around 4 p.m. Both subjects has injuries; the driver was rear-ended and the parties exchanged information. Disposition: Assignment completed.
11:52 p.m. Prowler on Elm Street. Noises and heavy breathing heard on the left side window. Disposition: Unable to locate.
Bear Valley Springs Police Department:
Aug. 29, 2013
10:01 a.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. call at Clearview Street/East Valley Boulevard. Black and white pit bull wandering in the area, but not aggressive. Turned over to animal control. Disposition: No further action required.
7:51 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. report taken at Bear Valley Police Department; dog bite. Disposition: Report taken.
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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
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• Due to a lack of agenda items, the Tehachapi City Council will not hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3, but will instead adjourn until Monday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. in the Beekay Theatre, 110 S. Green St. One item to be discussed is a proposed spending plan for funds received by the city under Government Code section 30061, the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund.
MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK
• Football – Varsity/Jayvee vs. Exeter at home on Friday, Aug. 30.
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