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Son arrested on suspicion of killing 75-year-old mother in Tehachapi

A man was arrested in Arizona on suspicion of killing his 75-year-old mother in Tehachapi, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said Thu… Read more


Like pub food? The Lucky Truck serves up your favorites

Ever think of quitting your job and opening a business? That’s what two local women from Tehachapi decided to do. Read more

Waste Management reminds customers of Thanksgiving holiday schedule

Waste Management’s residential trash and recycling and commercial pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day beginning on Thursday,… Read more

Jonathan Hearn apologizes at length during sentencing for killing husband of Sabrina Limon

Jonathan Hearn, the ex-firefighter who admitted to conspiring with Sabrina Limon in the death of her husband, was sentenced Thursday… Read more


Undefeated Sophomore Tomahawks capture league championship

When the going gets tough, the Tomahawks get tougher. With the championship title on the line, and one second remaining on the clock… Read more

Cross country competes in SYL league finals

Warriors cross country gathered at Hart Park on Nov. 8 to compete in the SYL League Finals. THS cross country experienced some great… Read more

Xs and Arrows: Two Tehachapi football teams give the Valley reason to take notice

It’s rare in sports to have a weekend where all your teams win. That perfect alignment of the stars and planets prompts all your roo… Read more


Letter to the editor: Not a good idea to repurpose wind turbines

I am skeptical of the proposition that the Tehachapi area’s old, small and obsolete wind turbines can be repurposed to other propert… Read more

Letter to the editor: How is salvation achieved?

The Rev. Ken Burton wrote an interesting article about the Reformation ("Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation," Nov.… Read more

Community Voices: Valley Oaks Robotic Team has successful season, thanks to many

The Valley Oaks Charter School Lego Robotics Program would like to thank its sponsors and mentors for another successful season. Thi… Read more


Philip Gregory Walters, 1952–2017

Philip Gregory Walters (Greg) passed away on Nov. 8, 2017. He was born on Jan. 20, 1952, at Lamar, Colo. He is survived by his wife,… Read more

George Newton Anderson

George Newton Anderson, 91, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Bakersfield, Calif., following a brief illness. Read more

Antonio Luna, 1926–2017

Longtime Tehachapi resident Antonio Luna, 91, entered into rest on Nov. 8, 2017. Private services will be held for the family. Read more


Hungry? Why not have breakfast with Santa?

Local civic organizations will join forces again this year by offering a free breakfast to the community. Everyone is invited — incl… Read more

The uglier the Christmas sweater, the better chance to win a prize during wine walk

The same joy and excitement a child feels toward Santa Claus is reportedly the same as mom and dad feel when buying tickets to Main … Read more

BVS Cultural Arts Association to host 33rd Annual Holiday Bazaar

Local holiday shoppers are encouraged to hang around town on Black Friday following the Thanksgiving feast as the 33rd Annual Holida… Read more

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