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Theft of gravesite mementos leaves one woman grief-stricken

Losing a loved one in a tragic accident is bad enough. But suffering the desecration of that family member's gravesite is just addin… Read more


Tucker Road improvements underway

Motorists can expect delays this week as construction has begun on Tucker Road between Valley Boulevard and Cherry Lane. In mid-Apri… Read more

Sidewalks coming as part of safe routes to schools project

Students will have a new way to travel to and from schools, and their homes, as an improved walkway has now been approved by the Cit… Read more

TPD seeks information on burglary suspect

A suspect involved in multiple vehicle burglaries in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 20, was captured on video. Read more


Jacobsen athletes compete at Valley Track Meet

Jacobsen Middle School students did well at the Valley Track Meet in Fresno. Read more

Warriors track and field finishes year with three athletes at CIF Masters Meet

Tehachapi High School Track and Field received a nice surprise when it was informed that three athletes from THS had qualified for t… Read more

With win over Pirates, Warriors softball moves on in CIF playoffs

CIF playoffs have begun for the Lady Warriors. Read more


Letter to the editor: Local organization thanked for memorial

I was fortunate to attend the recent Godwin plaque dedication at the Pioneer Cemetery in Golden Hills. What a wonderful event. Read more

Letter to the editor: Valley Oaks Charter School grateful for fundraiser support

Valley Oaks Charter School, Tehachapi wishes to sincerely thank Petra’s Mediterranean Restaurant, Handcrafted Honey Bee, Kohnen’s Ba… Read more

Letter to the editor: Chihuahua finds new rescue home

Thank you, Tehachapi News. You brought us Maria from Bear Valley Springs who gave a sweet Chihuahua a new caring beginning. That's t… Read more


D. David Nelson, June 1, 1936 - May 16, 2017

Dave Nelson was born June 1, 1936 in Clinton, Okla. He was the fourth of eight children born to Annie and James Daniel Nelson. Read more

Nila Cheap, 1928-2017

Former Tehachapi and Alpine resident Nila Cheap, 89, died on May 19, 2017, in Richmond, Ky. Read more

Mary L. Van Velzer

Mary Louise Van Velzer, 89, a part-time resident of Tehachapi and full-time resident of Huntington Beach, passed away peacefully Wed… Read more


Pen in Hand: Joan Johnson: a profile in wit, graciousness and love of others

One of the finest ladies ever to enliven Tehachapi has left us with the recent passing of Joan Johnson, 87, who died May 15. It was … Read more

Tehachapi Lions Club honors three with scholarships

The Tehachapi Lions Club was pleased to honor three Tehachapi High School seniors with scholarships on May 18. Read more

Relay for Life Survivor Social Brunch brings together those who have fought cancer, caregivers

There were tears, laughter, words of encouragement and the celebration of kindred souls at the Relay for Life Survivor Social Brunch… Read more

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