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  • 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.

  • Thursday, Mar 05 2015 09:53 AM

    Cause of death in Tehachapi man's death still pending

    Autopsy results from a man who died shortly after being released from Kern County Sheriff custody remain undetermined, according to the county coroner's office.

  • Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 11:54 AM

    News@Noon for March 4, 2015

    © 2015 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for March 4, 2015:

  • Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 11:31 AM

    Sports Shorts

    Duran will compete in state wrestling championships

    Senior Thomas Duran of Tehachapi, who represented the Warriors in the CIF Masters Section Championships at East High School last Saturday has advanced to the state championships.

  • Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 10:30 AM

    Letters sought to support sidewalks in Mojave

    Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner is appealing to the citizens of Mojave to write letters of support for the "Walk Mojave" initiative -- a program whereby the County of Kern could be awarded a grant to construct sidewalks throughout Mojave -- from K Street to O Street, and from State Route 58 to Cerro Gordo Street.

    The California Transportation Commission awards up to $120 million across California through the "Active Transportation Program" per program cycle. The ATP provides funding for projects that increase the use of active modes of transportation, such as walking and biking. Some of its goals include improving safety, enhancing public health, and benefiting disadvantaged communities.

  • Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 06:00 AM

    Tehachapi schools name Employees of the Year

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    Tehachapi Unified School District has announced the recipients of Teacher of the Year and Employees of the Year for 2015. Recipients will receive their awards at the annual employee recognition dinner on Thursday, May 7, at 6 p.m., at Jacobsen Middle School in the cafeteria.

  • Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 06:00 AM

    Pine bark beetle dilemma continues for Bear Valley

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    Elsewhere in this week's paper you'll find a 16-page pull-out section we've prepared to commemorate the creation of the Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District 50 years ago.

  • Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 11:57 AM

    News@Noon for March 3, 2015

    © 2015 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for March 3, 2015:

  • Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 11:28 AM

    Golden Hills talks employee raises, security access

    A proposal to provide cost-of-living salary increases for Golden Hills Community Services District employees was tabled at a Feb. 19 meeting after board members requested additional information.

  • Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 11:28 AM

    Conservation partnership possible

    The Golden Hills Community Services District took steps on Feb. 19 to forge a partnership with the local resources conservation district over how to clean up Tom Sawyer Lake on Woodford Tehachapi Road.

  • Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 11:28 AM

    Lehigh receives permits for use of solid waste

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    Lehigh Southwest Cement passed a final hurdle on Feb. 6 when it secured all of its permits to use alternative fuels for its cement production.

  • Monday, Mar 02 2015 04:17 PM

    State Water Project allocation raised to 20%

    Water contractors in California received a slight bump in allocation from the State Water Project for 2015 thanks to recent storms in California.

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