COVID-19 vaccine appointments have opened for the week on My Turn for the Kern County Fairgrounds' Mass Vaccination Clinic and the state’s sites in Arvin, Rosamond and Wasco, the county announced Saturday.
David Butler has been named president of Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley. Butler, who also serves as president of Adventist Health Delano, will split his time between the two locations.
The Tehachapi Unified School District wants to thank its teachers and staff for their dedication to providing Uncompromised Excellence in service of our students. The TUSD teachers and staff remain a positive influence in our schools and the impact they make extends well beyond the walls of …
The monarch butterfly and the mountain lion are complicating the already complex Bakersfield-to-Palmdale portion of California’s high speed rail project.
Since opening its new hospital two and a half years ago, Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley has become the heartbeat of the community.
The city of Tehachapi, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District and Houchin Community Blood Bank teamed up on 17 blood drives in 2020, collecting 594 units of blood that stayed in Kern County.
The city of Tehachapi's podcast called TehachaPod broke into the top 100 Apple government podcasts for the second time on Feb. 17 with a show featuring the Tehachapi Unified School District superintendent.
Nearly $2 million in state cap-and-trade money has been set aside to help Bakersfield College work with other local organizations on a workforce training program intended, in part, to lessen Kern's economic reliance on petroleum production.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to oversee the redrawing of district boundaries this year.
Kern County and the Central Valley will be receiving larger portions of the COVID-19 vaccine on an ongoing basis, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced during a stop in Arvin on Monday.
The Tehachapi Wine and Cattle Company premiered its first bottling under the new Tehachapi Mountains American Viticultural Area status during a Saturday event at its tasting room in Cummings Valley.
The Tehachapi City Council unanimously voted to become a major sponsor in the Tehachapi Loop Spectator Overlook Project by donating $10,000 during its regularly scheduled Feb. 16 telephonic meeting.
Always answering the call of duty, South Street Digital has been named Small Business of the Year for 2021 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and Tehachapi News.
The wreckage of a plane reported missing southeast of Tehachapi Saturday was found in mountainous terrain Monday morning along with the body of an unidentified person, the Kern County Sheriff's Office reported.
Every year about this time beekeepers drive to remote, unguarded almond orchards in Kern County and drop off tens of thousands of dollars worth of beehives, then drive off to do the same thing somewhere else.
Kern's Planning Commission voted 4-0 Friday, with one abstention, to recommend the county Board of Supervisors reestablish a streamlined oil-and-gas permitting system opposed by environmentalists around the state.
With the shuttering of the Mojave Animal Shelter and the Tehachapi Humane Society last year, at last pet owners have good news. The Mountain Dog Club opened its doors, offering everything from grooming to obedience classes to keep pets in harmony with their mommies and daddies.
If you are a business owner, or a potential business owner, understanding the spending habits of consumers within the city of Tehachapi would be a vital tool in gauging the local market. Recently, the city of Tehachapi has enlisted the help of eImpact by uploading a new Demographics and Econ…
After 22 years of breathing life back into downtown Tehachapi, Main Street Tehachapi has taken its last breath and is looking for good homes for its annual events.
Some call it Edwards Air Force Base; others refer to it as the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe.
Layla, 16, and Milo, 14, Lujan set two records this year. They are the first brother and sister to be nominated for Citizens of the Year, and they are the youngest recipients to ever be bestowed with the honor.
Required to meet outside or virtually, churches have faced difficulties during the COVID crisis. However, it was during this period that Tehachapi Community Congregational Church (UCC) had an additional challenge.
With budget estimates trending above projections, the Kern County Board of Supervisors simply filed away a tentative plan to address potential financial shortfalls during a meeting on Tuesday.
Kern County is partnering with Adventist Health Tehachapi to establish a mobile coronavirus vaccination unit initially targeting rural areas of eastern Kern.
There have been 3,556 coronavirus cases in the 93561 ZIP code since the pandemic began, according to Kern County Public Health Services numbers available as of Monday.
Several agenda items were discussed during the Tehachapi City Council’s last meeting held Feb. 1, including an agreement with Zambelli Fireworks Manufacturing Company for a Fourth of July fireworks display planned by the city for 2021.
Kern County Public Health on Friday provided its first update in four months about county residents who have died from COVID-19, and while the data holds no major surprises it does show that men and people over age 65 have borne the brunt of the virus locally.
Each year on Feb. 18, Americans across the country celebrate the health benefits of drinking wine in an unofficial holiday. National Drink Wine Day is the perfect day to uncork your favorite bottle of wine and enjoy it with your dinner.
In the days since COVID-19, maintaining good health, but in a safe environment, has become top priority. Understanding that gym services are vital to good health, Sculpt365 Health Clubs continue to remain open 24 hours a day, and have been the only such facilities in Kern County to be allowe…
Now that health care workers and seniors over the age of 65 are eligible to receive coronavirus vaccinations, many Americans are left scratching their heads as to how to go about getting the vaccine, who should receive one and who should take a pass.
The city of Tehachapi’s Finance Department received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the second consecutive year Jan. 26.
Financial adviser Brandon Billings of Edward Jones Investments recently announced the corporation will open a Tehachapi branch in March.
Houchin Community Blood Bank will work with the city of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District on a Tehachapi-wide blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.
In addition to health care workers, individuals age 65 and older are now eligible to receive coronavirus vaccinations. Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is offering vaccinations to seniors and kicked off a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics Saturday.
The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Kern County Fairgrounds is taking appointments for this week, the county public health department announced Monday morning.
When she was born, doctors told MaryKate Herrera's mother that she would never walk, run or even speak. That all changed when MaryKate began equine therapy at Rising Star Riders in Tehachapi.
The Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors believes in its community and local businesses. In an effort to boost restaurants during the pandemic, TAAR will feature a restaurant Bingo card to promote local mom and pop eateries by offering patrons a chance to win an array of food gift certificates.
As coronavirus continues to spread in this new calendar year, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District announced business operations will continue; however, adaptations will be made based on positivity rate and adjusted case rate.
The Kern County Public Works Department will host a Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Tehachapi Recycling & Sanitary Landfill, 12001 Tehachapi Blvd.
"It didn't feel like we were in a pandemic, or that we were restricted," Sandy Chavez, Salvation Army director for Tehachapi, said of the 2020 holiday season.
The people of Tehachapi are known for taking care of their own. This couldn’t be truer as the Salvation Army continues to march forward in its mission to feed local families during the height of the pandemic.
There have been 3,166 coronavirus cases in the 93561 ZIP code since the pandemic began, according to Kern County Public Health Services numbers available as of Monday.