Each week, Tehachapi News publishes a list of civic meetings to help the community get involved in local decisions.
Train traffic was halted for a time Monday morning after a vehicle traveling east on Highway 58 left the road, cut through a Caltrans fence and careened down a 10-foot embankment onto the Union Pacific right of way.
Tehachapi is considered by many to be an attractive community with low housing costs compared to other places in California. The mountain communities draw investors, retirees and families.
The Farmworker Institute for Education and Leadership and Golden Hills Community Services District will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, to seek comment on the proposed Nature Park rehabilitation plan in conjunction with an application for Off Highway Vehicle grant funding.
A BNSF freight train derailed around dawn Saturday just east of tunnel 17 at the start of the double tracks that head east through Tehachapi and into Mojave.
The prosecutor who secured guilty verdicts on charges including murder last year against Sabrina Limon says a motion for a new trial should be denied as Limon's new attorney failed to prove she received ineffective counsel.
The Kern County grand jury thinks Kern Transit, the countywide bus and van service, needs to do a better job of selling itself to the public.
No one was Sorry, but U-No, no one person Monopolized Friday night's board games, either. Many didn’t have a Clue on how to win, but all had lots of fun trying to buy houses, get out of jail free, Connect the dots and enjoy the game of Life.
Tehachapi residents and visitors, nearly 1,000 strong, enjoyed the 11th annual Valentine's Wine & Chocolate Tasting on Saturday night.
Residents eager for a dip in the pool will wait no longer come April 2, when the Dye Natatorium swimming pool opens for the season.
"Chinchilla," "prescription" and "android" — these were among the words fourth- and fifth-grade students spelled letter by letter in front of their family and teachers at the 2018 Tehachapi Unified School District Spelling Bee.
Even though some Tehachapi residents have questioned the need for more bicycle paths and pedestrian walkways, funding from federal and state grants may be lost if the City of Tehachapi does not take advantage of the opportunities now available.
Prosecutors filed felony charges Thursday against the former general manager of the Mountain Meadows Community Services District in Tehachapi who they say misappropriated more than $140,000 of public funds.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and one person on a suspected felony during the week of Jan. 29- Feb. 4.
Convicted murderer Sabrina Limon received ineffective counsel and her trial attorney should never have let her take the stand, where she gave "abysmal" testimony, Limon's new attorney argues in a recently filed motion seeking a new trial.
Hall Ambulance has overcome a lot in its nearly five decades of existence but the challenge it is facing now could be the most substantial in years.
Waste Management is continuing to encourage residents within the City of Tehachapi to recycle by providing up-to-date information during this transition period.
Ever try a habanero, guacamole or chipotle burger? At newly opened Gold Mountain Sports Tavern, Tehachapi residents can sample a variety of burgers, steaks, fish tacos and appetizers such as carne asada french fries, nachos and pizza.
Hall Ambulance’s seemingly unassailable, exclusive grip on ambulance service in western Kern County has been shaken by a dramatic report from the Kern County Public Health Services Department.
Staff from the office of Assemblyman Vince Fong, R-Kern County, will hold an office hour in Tehachapi on Feb. 20 for constituents to talk about community issues, state legislation and working with state agencies for services.
The Kern County grand jury will celebrate Grand Jury Awareness Week Feb. 5 to 9, with the Board of Supervisors recognizing jurors during the 9 a.m. Feb. 6 meeting.
If Tehachapi High School students want to know more about aviation, they now have a unique opportunity — building their own airplane.
Are you ready for the next storm of the season in Tehachapi? Longtime residents know that winter months can mean below-freezing temperatures, bringing road closures and accidents.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors is slated to declare February as Safely Surrendered Baby Awareness Month during its 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, meeting.
Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced that a Tehachapi resident has been appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings, a news release from his office said.
Students participating in Evening of the Arts at the Tehachapi High School showcased their talents in photography, live drama, improvisational theater, graphic arts, pencil drawings and live jazz Thursday night.
Giving a hug, playing with someone new or walking an injured friend to the office are all acts of kindness performed by students participating in Great Kindness Week at many of Tehachapi Unified School district locations.
Not all news from grand jury reports is bad news. In fact, sometimes it's good news. All 4,000 residents of the Stallion Springs Community Services District can read a report from the Special Districts Committee of the 2017-2018 Kern County grand jury, recording eight findings and one recomm…
Kern County supervisors plan to take some time to process the mounds of data in a new map that charts the deaths and injuries on Kern County streets.
MOJAVE — Former parent teacher organization treasurer Melissa Fair, 39, who admitted to taking money from Cummings Valley Elementary School's PTO, was sentenced Friday to three years of probation and a 90-day jail sentence, but was referred to a work release program. Fair must be enrolled in…
The Kern County Sheriff's Office rescued nine people who became lost while hiking in Tehachapi Mountain Park this week, according to a sheriff's news release.