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Cool weather, cold brews: Tehachapi Beer, Wine Fest coming soon

The Tehachapi Mountain Beer and Wine Festival is returning for its fifth year July 21, this time featuring about 70 total breweries and win… Read more


Opposing SB 54, airport hangars and other topics discussed at City Council meeting

Decisions on joining a brief in support of opposing Sentate Bill 54, Tehachapi Municipal Airport hangar agreements, and a new Verizon lease… Read more

Public forums to be held on local, regional plans

The Kern, Inyo and Mono counties Workforce Development Board is updating local and regional plans and is seeking public input. Read more

Police report 22 arrests for week of Sept. 10-16

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 18 people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept.… Read more


Play 4 P.I.N.K. raises funds for breast cancer research

The Oak Tree Women’s Golf Club hosted its sixth annual Play 4 P.I.N.K. golf tournament on Sept. 14 and raised $3,748. All the proceeds from… Read more

Tehachapi Youth Football succeeds with team, volunteer investment

As an affiliated organization of Golden Empire Youth Football of Bakersfield, the Tehachapi Tomahawks are one of 20 teams with a standout s… Read more

Cross-country tests mettle in preparation for SYL opener

Tehachapi cross-country had a busy week hosting a scrimmage with seven other schools at Brite Lake on Wednesday. Then on Saturday the team … Read more


Community Voices: Invest in your parks for health, wellness

It’s a pretty obvious statement to say we all care about our health and the health of those we love. Read more

City manager's memo: What repealing the 'gas tax' would mean in Tehachapi

I’ve been asked by residents about the upcoming measure on the ballot as it relates to repealing the “Gas Tax,” or “SB 1” as many people kn… Read more

Letter to the editor: Caring, wonderful people staff our hospital

Recently I had the privilege of being in the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital when my husband became ill. Read more


Lola Maxine Wade, 1935–2018

Lola Wade (Ferris) left this world to be with the Lord on Sept. 18, 2018, at the age of 82. At an early age, her parents moved their family… Read more

Marvin 'Sid' Lloyd Gilreath, 1947-2018

Marvin Lloyd Gilreath, “Sid,” was born on Jan. 29, 1947 to Lorene and Sidney Gilreath in Tehachapi, Calif. He died peacefully at home in Ur… Read more

Michael D. Bondy, 1954-2018

Michael D. Bondy, 64, passed peacefully Friday night, Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. after a short fight with pneumonia. Mike came into this world A… Read more


Rotary announces winner of mountain bike raffle

If you’ve taken your car to Sail Thru Car Wash this summer you’ve seen the mountain bike the Rotary Club has been raffling. Read more

Natural Sightings: Whoo? Whoo? A Great Horned Owl

Ashley True-Richardson took this photo of a Great Horned Owl that had gotten entangled in a barbed wire fence and was rescued by Tony and K… Read more

Interfaith event to celebrate acceptance of LGBTQ people in spiritual communities

There was a time in my life when, if someone had asked what biblical character I identified with the most, and I had answered honestly, I w… Read more

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Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.

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