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Sixty-five photos: Tehachapi High sets loose Warrior Class of 2017

Gusts of wind ushered in the the pomp and circumstance of Tehachapi High School's commencement ceremony Thursday evening at Coy Burn… Read more


TPD reports 11 arrests for July 10-16

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

New space for vintage items: Sheridan's expands store

As visitors and residents stroll Tehachapi Boulevard in hopes of finding a unique vintage item for their collection, they now will h… Read more

Civic Calendar: Get involved in your community

Each week, Tehachapi News publishes a list of civic meetings to help the community get involved in local government decisions. Read more


Tehachapi softball players earn All-Area honors

Three Tehachapi High School softball standouts were recently named to The Bakersfield Californian's 2017 B-Varsity All-Area Softball Team. Read more

BMX bike racer earns fourth first place trophy

Local BMX bike racer Kayden Gonzales, #60, captured his fourth First Place trophy July 9 at Metro BMX in Bakersfield. Read more

Perfect 10 gymnasts compete at World Championships

During the week of June 26, six members of the Perfect 10 Gymnastics Competitive Girls Team competed in the 2017 USAIGC/IAIGC World … Read more


Letter to the editor: Support our president

A.J. Marshall wrote in the Tehachapi News on July 19 that, "Trump is not intellectually capable of being president." Mr. Marshall ha… Read more

Letter to the editor: We're thankful for help after plane hit our home

After a plane clipped our house on June 30, knocking out our electricity all the way to the pole, we called our insurance company. N… Read more

Letter to the editor: In appreciation of John Nelson

This is a bit tardy; however, the retirement announcement by Mr. John Nelson will leave a void here in Tehachapi. Read more


Raymond Leroy Billingsley, 1934–2017

Raymond Leroy Billingsley, age 82, passed away on the evening of May 30, 2017, in his home surrounded by the care and support of his… Read more

Joseph “Richard” Perez, 1959–2017

Richard went to be with his Lord and Savior and heavenly family on July 16, 2017, while his family stood by his side. Richard’s life… Read more

Vince Villareal, 1966–2017

Vince Villareal age 50, passed away on July 1, 2017, at his home in Tehachapi, Calif. Read more


Old Timers' Reunion coming Aug. 6

The 58th Annual Old Timers’ Reunion date is coming soon. If there are plans being made to attend it would be beneficial for the “old… Read more

Main Street Tehachapi awards $9,000 to downtown businesses for facade improvements

Three downtown businesses have been awarded facade grants by Main Street Tehachapi for improvements made to their businesses or buildings. Read more

First Friday at Tehachapi Treasure Trove to feature fun line of sculptured soaps

On Friday evening, Aug. 4, Tehachapi Treasure Trove will celebrate First Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Read more

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