David Long, 49, of Tehachapi, has been appointed warden at the California City Correctional Facility, where he has served as acting warden since 2014.
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District recently recognized two staff members who have received noteworthy awards and certifications.
The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees recently voted to proceed with beginning the process of constructing a new classroom building to house the district's 6th grade students. This new classroom building will replace the older portable buildings located on the Jacobsen Middle School campus.
Budget decisions constituted of most of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District's board of directors actions at its March 17 board meeting.
Pine bark beetles and mailboxes rose a small ruckus at the Bear Valley Community Services District board of directors March 12 meeting.
Tehachapi City Council members approved a ban on hookah lounges within city limits at a March 16 meeting. The ordinance passed in a 4-0 vote, with Councilman Ed Grimes absent.
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District's bid for a possible partnership with Adventist Health seems to have support from local leaders.
The Tehachapi Planning Commission met for its first time in 2015 to approve a site plan for a proposed storage building and office space.
The proposed site, located on 501 Bailey Avenue in an industrial business park, would include a 9,954 square foot metal building. Approximately 6,000 square feet would be used by Carefree Moving and Storage, and the remaining space to be determined at a future date.
Tehachapi High School named its Mr. Warrior for the seventh year running amidst a packed gymnasium and 26 participating seniors on Friday, March 13.
Healthcare district board members revisited a decision made back in October to phase the new Tehachapi Hospital project in Capital Hills during a March 10 special meeting.
A long-serving certified public accountant decided to merge with another to form a new firm recently, adding to the talent pool for Tehachapi residents.
Word of the possible privatization of Kern County's libraries has some people concerned about services being cut or decline in quality.