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City Council OK's new contract with police

The City of Tehachapi has entered into a new contract with the police union that includes pay raises and brings officers' and senior… Read more

October Breast Cancer Awareness month

Tehachapi Mayor Susan Wiggins declared October "Paint the Town Pink" for breast cancer awareness. Read more

BVCSD to close post office, outsource dispatch to balance budget

After a decade of deficit spending, the Bear Valley Community Services District is on its way to being back in the black. But it wil… Read more


Timeout: Sports world loses two giants in Arnie and Jose

Arnold Palmer was born in 1929, Jose Fernandez in 1992. You could say they were born at opposite ends of the 20th century. Read more

Horse Thief wins annual Tehachapi Cup golf tournament

Horse Thief Country Club captured the fifth annual Tehachapi Cup golf tournament against the Bear Valley Springs team from Oak Tree … Read more

Roadrunner Connection: A void in the airwaves as Vin Scully retires

Much has been made about the retirement of Dodgers’ legendary broadcaster Vin Scully, and deservedly so. He’s the greatest of all ti… Read more


Community Voices: AST needs your help

The Arts, Science, and Technology Educational Corporation of Tehachapi is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports our local p… Read more

Letter to the editor: Motorists need to be watchful of bicyclists

I have lived on Old Town Road for many years. I was aware of the Gran Fondo race on Sept. 17. I am generally very cautious about pul… Read more

Letter to the editor: Walmart does not increase crime

In response to Nancy W. Johnston's letter printed in the Sept. 14 edition of Tehachapi News: Read more


In Memory: Happy Birthday Cierra, Oct. 4, 1989 - Dec. 25, 2007

We thought of you today, Read more

Magdaleno Macias Sanchez, 1921-2016

Magdaleno Macias Sanchez was born in Florence, Kan., to Apolonio and Silvestra Sanchez. Soon after his birth, the family moved back … Read more

Carolyn “Carol” May Pennock, 1941-2016

Longtime Tehachapi resident Carolyn May Pennock, 75, entered into rest at Tehachapi Hospital on Sept. 20, 2016. Read more


Blue Mountain Tribe forgoes awards ceremony for important cause

Local band Blue Mountain Tribe was honored at the 16th annual Native American Music Awards held on Sept. 17, at the Seneca Allegany … Read more

Natural Sightings: Jousting is not a Medieval invention

Jessica Martin took this photo of a pair of American Elk (Cervus canadensis nelsonii) bulls jousting in Stallion Springs. Bull Elk t… Read more

Pen in Hand: A fascinating profile of Tehachapi railroading nearly 70 years ago

I was browsing through the many antiques and collectibles at the Tehachapi's Humble Collector store on H Street recently when I foun… Read more

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