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Inmate accused of trying to kill correctional officer at CCI in Tehachapi

Officials at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi are investigating an attempted homicide of a correctional officer,… Read more


Golden Hills board discusses Steuber Well pipeline details

The Golden Hills Community Services District board discussed the completion of the Steuber Well project at the Sept. 21 meeting. The… Read more

Women's & Girls' Fund accepting grant requests

The Women’s & Girls’ Fund, a leadership initiative of Kern Community Foundation, has announced up to $50,000 in grant allocation… Read more

PHOTO GALLERY: People show their hearts for dogs at Have a Heart fundraiser

Tehachapi has its share of dogs and their owners just love to show them off. There were big dogs, little dogs, long-eared dogs and s… Read more


The team behind the Tomahawks

The success of a program doesn’t just happen by the ones who run it, the volunteers who work it, or the athletes who participate in … Read more

Xs and Arrows: Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club ready for competition

When it comes to local sports, it’s not just the school-sponsored teams representing our community. There’s the often-overlooked but… Read more

Warriors cross-country runs in two meets

Tehachapi cross-country concluded a busy week by competing in two events. Read more


Letter to the editor: Thank you, Cheers to Charity

Thank you, Cheers to Charity, for your generous donation to the Tehachapi Mountains Search & Rescue. We greatly appreciate you! Read more

Letter to the editor: Finally, I don't feel so alone on political views

To Messrs. Davids, Marshall and Johnston: I have lived in Tehachapi for 29 years now. Finally, through the Tehachapi News, I have fo… Read more

Letter to the editor: We must deal with global warming

Every legitimate climate scientist and physicist on our planet now acknowledges global warming. They tell us the evidence is irrefut… Read more


Franklin William Bauer, 1930-2017

After a 15-year battle with myasthenia gravis, Franklin William (Bill) Bauer died at home on Sept. 14, 2017. Read more

Scott Frederick Billingsley, 1975–2017

Scott Frederick Billingsley, 42, passed away on the evening of Sept. 7, 2017, at his home in Bakersfield, under the loving care and … Read more

Lilly “Bernadette” Burgess, 1930-2017

Lilly Bernadette Burgess, 86, went Home to be with Our Lord on Sept. 18, 2017. Services will be officiated by Pastor Gerald Fair at … Read more


'Rio Bravo' and 'The Sound of Music' coming to Hitching Post

From Oct. 5-7, the Hitching Post Theaters is going to play a very good John Wayne movie, "Rio Bravo," one directed by Howard Hawks, … Read more

We want your Kern County Fair contest photos

The Kern County Fair is a great community tradition, marking 101 years this run. Read more

Pen in Hand: Antlions: common little creatures that are both familiar and mysterious

There are many creatures that are abundant, but because they are relatively inconspicuous, most people are unaware of them. In this … Read more

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