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Five train cars derail near Caliente

Five Union Pacific train cars came off the track Thursday morning in the Caliente area. Read more


KCFD to conduct controlled burning in Alpine Forest

The Kern County Fire Department announced it will conduct hazard reduction pile burning in mountain communities, including Alpine Fo… Read more

TPD arrests 12 during week of March 13-19

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the wee… Read more

Tehachapi man charged with infant's murder was investigated over Facebook post months earlier

Two months before the death of his girlfriend's son, who was born premature and required extra medical care, a Tehachapi man was acc… Read more


Roadrunner Connection: CSUB basketball tries out rules changes at NIT

Being a part of the 2017 NIT, and playing more than one game after a win over Cal in the first round, the CSUB Roadrunners get to co… Read more

Warriors top Indy ace Larsen in SYL baseball opener

Coming off a loss and facing one of the best pitchers in the area, the Warriors had to regroup for their South Yosemite League opene… Read more

Warriors best West, tie for SYL golf lead

Spring showers will soon turn to wildflowers, but already, things are coming up roses for the Warriors boys golf team. Read more


Letter to the editor: TUSD's pay proposal doesn't pass muster

In a recent Tehachapi News article regarding the contract negotiations between the Tehachapi Unified School District and Tehachapi t… Read more

Letter to the editor: Mechanic bids a fond farewell

To all my valued customers, business associates and friends: After 33 years in the automotive repair business, 29 years in Tehachapi… Read more

Letter to the editor: McCarthy doesn't have time for little fish

I campaigned hard for Kevin McCarthy, and emailed his office twice on local matters. Read more


Donald Keith McConnell, 1927 – 2017

Donald McConnell (May 2, 1927 to March 15, 2017) passed away at age 89 in Tehachapi after a long battle with cancer. Read more

Johnie “John” Howard Simmons Jr., 1936-2017

Johnie (John) Howard Simmons Jr., age 80, died on March 12, 2017, in Porterville. A graveside service and interment will be held lat… Read more

Susan Marie Palmer, 1957-2017

Susan “Susie” Marie Sackett Palmer was born on July 13, 1957, in Lakeport and graduated to heaven on March 9, 2017, in Tehachapi aft… Read more


Upcoming events: Lots to do in, around Tehachapi

Check out our calendar of events for service organizations, arts and entertainment, churches and more. Read more

Traditional Passover dinner offered at Mountain Bible Church

While Passover is more commonly associated as a Jewish celebration, Christians will have the chance to learn more about the holiday’… Read more

BVS Cultural Arts Association to host annual Art Show

A wonderful art show awaits you from April 8 through 16 this year. This is the 33rd annual Art Show. The reception on April 8 lasts … Read more

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Weather Today

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Clouds giving way to sun

Humidity: 71%
Cloud Coverage: 43%
Wind: NW at 15 mph
Chance of Rain: 0%
UV Index: 7 High
Sunrise: 06:53:06 am
Sunset: 07:08:24 pm

This Week's Forecast

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Clouds giving way to sun Thu
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More sun than clouds Fri
0% 61° 38°
Chance of showers Sat
40% 50° 36°
Mix of sun and clouds Sun
10% 57° 37°
Windy with showers at times Mon
60% 48° 33°
Clouds giving way to sun Tue
10% 52° 34°
Mainly sunny Wed
0% 65° 40°