The Tehachapi ZIP code of 93561 has seen 3,828 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began, according to Kern County Public Health Services figures available as of Monday.Of those cases, 1,644 people have recovered from their illness and 2,085 people are presumed to have recovere…
Organizers of the Tehachapi Loop Overlook Project are turning a dream into reality by raising funds to improve the viewing site of one of the area’s most historic landmarks.
Tehachapi’s oldest eatery, Kelcy’s Restaurant, has come up with an innovative idea to serve its patrons: Memory Mondays. History buffs and the general public are invited to visit the restaurant on Mondays, share their favorite Kelcy's story and receive a free drink and dessert with their pur…
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley recently appointed Josh Pierce to serve as the community integration director for both Tehachapi and Bakersfield.
Photojournalism took center stage Wednesday night at the 33rd annual George F. Gruner Awards, which honor the best work in Central Valley print journalism.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has announced the secure Level I facilities at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi and Correctional Training Facility in Soledad will close by June 30 of next year due to population reduction.
You would think Joey Reed cringes at every new development in the increasingly tense series of cyber aggressions by Russia toward the United States. And you would be right — but also wrong.
With shovels and rakes in gloved hands, the people of Tehachapi showed up in droves to beautify the community during the week of National Earth Day.
The pandemic may have put a damper on indoor dining, but the Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors found a way to breathe $10,000 back into the local economy by playing restaurant bingo.
Retired journalist and wildlife videographer Peter DeArmond will give a special presentation on the magnificent elk that roam the Tehachapi Mountains from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Bear Valley Springs Equestrian Center meeting room.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested seven people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of April 12-18.
The Tehachapi Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public the opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by hosting Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In a Friday news release, Kern County District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer reminds the public that April 18 through 24 is Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
Just as the supply of COVID-19 vaccine has increased in Kern County, demand appears to be tapering off even though Kern has a relatively low local vaccination rate.
Students in the 23rd Congressional District who are interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies can watch a set of videos on Rep. Kevin McCarthy's website for more information.
After new reported cases of coronavirus fell significantly, Kern County qualified to enter the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy effective Wednesday.
The 500 block of Maple Street was filled with American flags, the flashing lights of trucks from the 5150 Dieselz Club and the roar of about two dozen motorcycles Wednesday as family, friends, church members, well-wishers and fellow veterans surprised Dave Rheinhart in a drive-by, caravan pa…
Almost one-third of Kern County is now at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, according to the latest figures provided by the county this week.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of March 29-April 4.
There have been a total of 3,754 confirmed coronavirus cases in the 93561 ZIP code since the pandemic began, according to Kern County Public Health Services numbers available as of Monday.
All Kern County residents 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a Monday news release from the county’s public health department.
Landlord Frank St. Clair has watched as a property across the street from one of his rentals in southeast metro Bakersfield has gone from bad to worse over the last few months.
Easter joy made its way to Bear Valley Springs on Friday and Saturday, first with an opportunity for children to dye Easter eggs, and then for them to go on an egg hunt, complete with prizes.
The high speed rail is slowly but surely making its way into Kern County, bringing the future along with it. In the meantime, however, it’s been seen as more as a nuisance than a benefit by local community leaders.
In his second visit to Kern County this week, Gov. Gavin Newsom toured the Cal State Bakersfield mass vaccination site on Friday afternoon, urging residents to get vaccinated.
Anyone who pays attention to rain, and especially snow in the mountains that make up the Kern River watershed, already knows that this year's snowpack is pretty dismal.
Virgin Galactic this week unveiled a suborbital spaceship, built in eastern Kern County, that improves on its predecessor in the areas of manufacturing efficiency, passenger capacity and sheer beauty.
A Kern County Superior Court jury convicted a Rosamond man March 26 of multiple charges including attempted murder of a police officer in an incident in which the man was found to have fired 45 shots over the course of several hours.
The Tehachapi Unified School District wants to thank as well as recognize its teachers and staff for their dedication to providing Uncompromised Excellence in service to our students. Their dedication to students is at the heart of TUSD and the impact they make extends well beyond the walls …
National Doctors' Day is typically a day to celebrate doctors on March 30, but there's been nothing all that typical about the last two Doctors' Days.
Tehachapi Police received a report of a grand theft involving the fraudulent use of credit cards to purchase several thousand dollars of electrical tools used for high-voltage line repair and clothing from a company in Atascadero. These items were shipped to a residence in the city of Tehachapi.
Vaccinating the masses is underway in California, but Kern County continues to lag behind almost all other counties in its vaccination rates, as it has since the start of the vaccine rollout more than two months ago.
“It sounded like a bomb went off. I didn’t know what happened,” Anna Leyva, 41, said of the March 27 crash that resulted in an SUV crashing inside the bedroom of her apartment in the 21000 block of Golden Hills Boulevard.
Closed for nearly a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Friends of the Tehachapi Depot, along with its uniformed docents, will offer free guided tours explaining Tehachapi’s place in local railroad history. Each visitor will be warmly greeted while maintaining social distancing protocols. Reo…
Like many entertainment venues and events, the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum was forced to close its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
When it comes to worshiping, the parishioners of St. Jude’s Anglican Church know what it’s like to do the Hokey Pokey.
Skateboarders of Tehachapi have much to celebrate as a conceptual drawing has been drafted and funding is well underway for a new skate park to replace Ollie Mountain Skatepark, which was torn down last year due to safety reasons.