The Tehachapi branch of Valley Strong Credit Union will continue to offer full service, while other branches convert to drive-up only service come Monday.
The city of Tehachapi and its police department are urging residents to sign up for free and important public safety messages and alerts through Nixle.
One year after the American Legion was founded nationally, Tehachapi American Legion Post No. 221 held its first charter meeting on Aug. 1, 1920. One hundred years later, the post continues to thrive with a strong membership and an enthusiastic new commander.
Kern and more than a dozen other counties in California must stop indoor dining at restaurants, and completely shut down bars, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos and museums for at least the next three weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday during his daily briefing.
Although Tehachapi’s many annual events draw a large number of tourists each year, officials say city coffers will remain sound in the wake of the pandemic. However, the impact it will have on our beloved mom-and-pop establishments remains to be seen.
“That’s a print, we’re moving on,” are words recognized by most every filmmaker in the world — and heard in recent days in Tehachapi at the old Cameron Dairy along Highway 58.
The Kern County Fair Board of Directors announced Monday evening that its Livestock Show and Sale competition will be held virtually in 2020.
Friends, family and colleagues gathered at St. Jude's in the Mountains Anglican Church Sunday afternoon to honor the commitment and dedication of Col. Wesley J. Clare, a chaplain who retired from the Air Force in February after 34 years of service.
The former general manager of Bear Valley Springs Community Service District has been charged with embezzlement following an investigation by the Kern County District Attorney’s office. David Edmonds has been charged on suspicion of eight counts of felony embezzlement by a public officer and…
The state Attorney General's Office is investigating whether California agricultural employers are doing enough to protect their workforce from the spread of COVID-19.
Civil liberties groups filed a federal lawsuit Friday alleging that the Kern County Superior Court has illegally denied the public and news media constitutionally required access to legal proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Physical Therapy Clinic has reopened its doors to patients following its mandatory closure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although Independence Day will not look the same this year, the city of Tehachapi is doing what it can to celebrate the holiday by recognizing those who served their country.
Independently owned local restaurants have been the primary beneficiaries of Kern's pandemic recovery program, followed by insurance agencies, bars and real estate offices, as the county prepares to distribute the remaining three-fifths of a fund lenders say has already helped the area's economy.
As California and the counties of Kern, Mono and Inyo continue to expand the reopening of business and services, Cerro Coso Community College is preparing now to offer face-to-face classes in the fall 2020 semester at all campus locations.
With so much controversy surrounding the use of facial masks when going out in public due to coronavirus, Tehachapi News is asking its readers to weigh in on the subject.
A determination earlier this year that California has missed federal highway safety targets in recent years has renewed criticisms that Sacramento is prioritizing climate change policies over driver safety and jeopardizing completion of important transportation projects in Kern County.
Former Tehachapi resident Paul Winston will be bringing his film crew to the Popejoy property to shoot a television pilot around the historic S.S. Minnow on Highway 58.
Tehachapi Unified School District announced the first day of school will be Aug. 12. Although school officials are still mapping out what instruction will look like, Superintendent Stacey Larson-Everson said she is hoping schools will reopen in a traditional manner.
The city of Tehachapi is currently processing the COVID-19 funding it received from the federal government, which supplied Kern County with $157 million. Of this, $20 million was carved out for the cities located within the county, Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett told Tehachapi News.
Although the office doors are open once more, it is not back to business as usual for Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
As we head into the summer months, the California Highway Patrol wants to remind motorists to ensure their vehicles are properly maintained and in good repair. Due to the current health crisis, vehicles may have been idle for longer periods than normal and have not received the same daily at…
If all goes as planned, Kern County libraries currently closed to the public could be converted into personal protective equipment distribution centers for local businesses.
The line outside the HomeGoods store on Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield on Friday afternoon presented a kind of cross-section of local attitudes toward what seemed an unsettled question of whether people should wear face masks in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
With the recent protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the leaders of eight local churches sat down and composed a video for the public addressing the subject of racism.
As the state of California moves into Stage 3 of reopening, local museums are working with the city of Tehachapi to help the nonprofits adhere to the newest guidelines.
Houchin Community Blood Bank will be in Tehachapi on Thursday, June 1, from 2 to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., for communitywide blood drives.
Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman announced the recent mailing of delinquency notices to property owners who have not paid their property taxes. Property owners are advised to pay their delinquent taxes on or before June 30 to avoid incurring additional penalties.
With the average number of coronavirus cases climbing over the last several weeks, Kern County officials are watching and waiting in case state regulators force some industries to shut down after just recently reopening.
The Kern County Library system began a phased reopening of its services last week with its call center resuming operations since being paused due to COVID-19 concerns.
Local medical professionals are urging parents to continue vaccinating their children after immunization rates have plummeted as parents stay home, worried about the coronavirus.
Local banks and credit unions say Kern County borrowers have largely avoided falling behind on their debt payments during the quarantine, mostly because of loan deferments and government assistance programs, but that it's unclear how long the pattern will hold as the coronavirus crisis drags on.
Kern County permitted 12 additional business sectors to reopen Friday in conjunction with the California Department of Public Health’s new guidance documents for industries not previously permitted to open under the governor’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
While many of the town's folk suffered through the quarantine at home, the city of Tehachapi forged ahead by completing major improvement projects, including the Antelope Run Bike Path Expansion Project.