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A California Correctional Institution Tehachapi inmate died Friday after he was assaulted, according to the Kern County coroner's office.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested five people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Feb. 5-11.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

"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.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com
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Space travel may be a possibility for people in the near future — all in part due to a project very near to Tehachapi at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

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.

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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.

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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.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

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…

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested seven people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Jan. 15-21.

  • BY CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

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…