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Tehachapi roads closed because of snow and ice

Many roads across Tehachapi are being closed because of snow and ice on Friday. Read more


Motor home catches fire in hotel parking lot

Kern County firefighters received a call of a motor home on fire in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott locat… Read more

Readers react to fire station staffing debate

Lots of readers reacted to our initial report about impending cuts to staffing at rural fire stations, including the one in Stallion… Read more

The debate: Are three firefighters really so much better than two?

The Kern County Firefighters union concedes county administrators are allowed to activate a contract clause allowing them to reduce … Read more


Timeout: Super Bowl matchup driving me to the chips and dip

Explain to me why I should watch a Super Bowl between Atlanta and New England when I'd never watch a regular-season game between tho… Read more

Warriors cheer team earns return trip to USA Nationals

It took two tries, but the Warriors competition cheer team will defend its USA Spirit National Championships in March at Disneyland. Read more

Warrior girls earn rainy, rare SYL soccer victory over East

It was Tehachapi weather, for sure. Read more


Letter to the editor: Smith family grateful for support

On behalf of Curtis Smith and the Smith family, I want to thank our friends, family and the community for all the donations, love an… Read more

Letter to the editor: Where's the missing recount money?

I am very surprised that no one in the media is questioning Jill Stein as to what happened to the nearly $7 million that she got peo… Read more

Letter to the editor: Retired Covenant pastor agrees — pastors must work together

This is in regard to Pastor David Martin's Jan. 18 letter titled, "Religious leaders should gather for prayer, fellowship." Read more


Randall Eugene Clagg, 1934-2017

Randall Eugene Clagg passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. He was 82. Read more

Gretchen Jane Heidemann Turner, 1931-2017

Gretchen Jane Heidemann Turner, 85, of Bear Valley Springs, passed away peacefully on Jan. 17, 2017. Read more

Anne Charlotte Betsworth, 1944-2016

Anne Charlotte Betsworth left this world for eternal rest on Dec. 30, 2016, in Bear Valley Springs, Calif. Read more


Lions Club announces Students of the Month for January

The Lions Club is proud to recognize Yeager Jarrett as January's Student of the Month at Tehachapi High School. As a senior, Jarrett… Read more

Natural Sightings: Fancy a bite of granola?

Andrew Comdure took this photo at his house in Bear Valley Springs of two Gray Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) foraging around a bi… Read more

Get good grades, get a free emoji backpack clip

Getting good grades in school is always a priority. Now there’s an extra reward for studying hard. Read more

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