City of Tehachapi
Residents are invited to a groundbreaking for the new TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Tehachapi at noon Wednesday. It is located only one block from the new Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital. The hotel is slated to open in the summer of 2021.
Tehachapi residents may have seen a brief reprieve to the snow and rain that came over the Thanksgiving holiday — but two new storms are on their way this week.
A West Point graduate and 1992 alumni of Tehachapi High School has been named the new superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site in Pennsylvania.
Cool temperatures in the low 30s, rain and light snow falling on the streets of Tehachapi were not enough to stop nearly 500 wine lovers from participating in this year's Ugly Sweater Wine Walk.
The first thing that strikes you are the guard towers, then the razor wire-topped fencing with metal signs mounted along every 30 feet of chain link. The signs depict a black lightning bolt knocking down a lone silhouetted figure. Peligro. Fatal voltage.
TEHACHAPI — Art inspires us. It can help others see our lives and speak without written words. One story that often isn't told all in one place is from the perspective of incarcerated men, correctional staff and victims of violent crime.
Keeping with tradition, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District held its annual Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot as a precursor to the Thanksgiving holiday Saturday morning.
Rodney Michael has retired from the Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District after 25 years of exemplary service. He began his career at the district on Aug. 2, 1994 and has provided invaluable service as the lead mechanic.
The city of Tehachapi raised a glass — of coffee, that is — marking two years of Coffee with the Mayor and City Manager events on Thursday at The Coffee Mill.
The Tehachapi City Council authorized city staff to independently seek a firm that will provide design services for the state-funded urban greening grant, even though the city received two bids from large companies.
Many people believe parents who send their children to private schools have deep pockets, making it easy for them to donate to various school programs.
In an effort to capture as accurate a snapshot as possible of Kern County’s homeless population, the Board of Supervisors hopes to recruit more volunteers than ever before for January’s point-in-time count.
Many residents near Highway 202 and Schout Road are voicing opposition to a proposed assisted living facility on the northeast corner of the two roadways.
New shiny classroom desks, colorful artwork, new technology and art supplies await students in the new wing of the sixth-grade center at Jacobsen Middle School. Parents and students toured the new wing intended just for them at an open house and ribbon-cutting Monday.
A Pacific Crest Trail hiker suffering a medical emergency was rescued Friday afternoon using a hoist rescue from a Kern County Fire Department helicopter, KCFD reported Saturday.
Eastern Kern County's vast renewable-energy potential will shine brightly Friday as corporate and government leaders celebrate the completion of an eight-year, roughly 1,400-acre photovoltaic project designed to generate enough electricity to power more than 150,000 homes in the Los Angeles area.
Local firefighters standing on street corners around Tehachapi holding Make-A-Wish signs are hoping to help raise funds for children who have a critical illness.
The Tehachapi Loop Railroad Club hosted its Fall Train Show this weekend. Three times a year the club puts on shows featuring numerous layouts and vendors as kids of all ages enjoy watching the model trains in various scales.
Leaders and representatives in the greater Tehachapi area and city of Tehachapi are voicing their concerns about how Southern California Edison is implementing Public Safety Power Shutoffs, speaking with other state government representatives and attending out-of-area meetings.
Developers of Sage Ranch — a proposed 1,000-unit housing development in the city of Tehachapi — hope documents will soon be finalized to start breaking ground and selling the units as one solution to California’s housing shortage, helping to bring in residents and cater to buyers with a vari…
Veterans from all branches of service were greeted with a standing ovation as the honored guests of Tehachapi High School's 12th Annual Veterans Day Assembly held Friday in the school's gymnasium.
Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is issuing a warning to the community about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning as in the last two weeks, at least four area residents have been hospitalized due to improperly heating their homes during the ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
The Kern County Homeless Collaborative is seeking 500 volunteers to participate in the annual countywide point-in-time homeless count taking place the morning of Jan. 24.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors pulled back from a potential vaping ban at a meeting Tuesday, calling efforts to limit the use of e-cigarettes premature.
One short year ago, more than a thousand people cheered with excitement and anticipation as the ribbon was cut at the grand opening of the much-awaited, state-of-the-art Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital.
Tehachapi High School is holding its 12th annual Veterans Day Assembly on Nov. 8. We would like to invite all of the local men and women who have served or are currently serving this great nation in the armed forces.
Thousands of greater Tehachapi residents and business owners may now resume their normal routine, as Southern California Edison has restored power to the area. Thousands of customers have gone multiple hours — with some reporting power losses beyond 40 hours straight — in the past week witho…
Other than the recent power outages, the scariest happenings that took place in downtown Tehachapi were the ghosts and goblins found at Centennial Park Thursday evening for Halloween.
One of Eastern Kern County's leading industries has received a big boost with news the area's largest mining company has discovered lithium — an integral building block of electric cars — in the local waste piles it has generated over the past 90 years.
Caltrans says it is mostly finished resolving an east-west traffic bottleneck that has long frustrated Kern's ambitions of becoming a major distribution center, not to mention the headaches it caused county residents trying to get to or from Las Vegas.
Tehachapi Police collected about 66.4 pounds of unwanted or unused prescription drugs and medications during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 26.
Power outages for Tehachapi customers of Southern California Edison have left many without ways to use lighting and power appliances. In some cases, they are left without running water, as many use private or shared wells.