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  • Friday, Sep 05 2014 01:45 PM

    Tehachapi man indicted on child pornography charges

    A federal grand jury indicted a Tehachapi man for two counts of receipt or distribution of a child pornography on Thursday, Sept. 4.
     
    Between October 2011 and March 2013, Thomas Bettis, 53, allegedly downloaded and distributed graphic images of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of California.
     
    In order to trade and obtain more images of child pornography, Bettis communicated with at least two individuals, one of whom was an undercover law enforcement officer.
     
    Bettis was arrested on Aug. 27. His next court date is set for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
     
    He faces a prison sentence of five to 20 years, a potential $250,000 fine and a lifetime term of supervised release.

  • Friday, Sep 05 2014 12:25 PM

    Debate heats up over Little League fields

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    Plans by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District to make physical changes at West Park to accommodate a variety of recreational uses brought criticism by Tehachapi Little League officials.

  • Friday, Sep 05 2014 11:54 AM

    News@Noon for Sept. 5, 2014

    © 2014 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Sept. 5, 2014:

  • Thursday, Sep 04 2014 03:56 PM

    City requests postponement for Walmart Sept. 5 status conference

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    The city of Tehachapi has asked for postponement of a Sept. 5 status conference related to the proposed Walmart.

  • Thursday, Sep 04 2014 11:54 AM

    News@Noon for Sept. 4, 2014

    © 2014 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Sept. 4, 2014:

  • Wednesday, Sep 03 2014 04:25 PM

    Debate heats up over Little League fields

    Plans by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District to make physical changes at West Park to accommodate a variety of recreational uses brought criticism by Tehachapi Little League officials.

    A debate concerning the removal of existing fencing around some of the fields took place during the TVRPD Board meeting held Aug. 19.

  • Wednesday, Sep 03 2014 11:54 AM

    News@Noon for Sept. 3, 2014

    © 2014 by Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Sept. 3, 2014:

  • Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 12:22 PM

    Airport receives seed money for future improvements

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    The City of Tehachapi-owned airport has received initial seed money to go for what may turn out to be huge investment by the federal government.

  • Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 12:20 PM

    City to go ahead with RDA money for projects

    With two separate actions on Aug. 18, the Tehachapi City Council approved a plan to make use of $2.14 million in bond proceeds from its old Redevelopment Agency.

  • Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 12:20 PM

    School board hears about new school funding program

    Among items discussed by the Tehachapi Unified School District's Board of Trustees at its regular meeting held Aug. 26 was the Kern County Superintendent of Schools' approval of the District's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

  • Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 12:19 PM

    Healthcare district's bond rating said to have 'little effect'

    A delay in Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District's 2013 audits caused some raised eyebrows recently when a major credit rating agency pulled its rating of the hospital bond on Aug. 18.

  • Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 12:17 PM

    GH ordinance would impact Benz

    In a move to further certify its own right to provide trash hauling services, Golden Hills Community Services District will move to control how rates are set within its borders.

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