Decisions on joining a brief in support of opposing Sentate Bill 54, Tehachapi Municipal Airport hangar agreements, and a new Verizon lease were all topics on discussion at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting.
Eager nonprofit groups gathered at the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum on Wednesday to accept $40,000 in funds from excited Cheers to Charity committee members, all to help 11 Tehachapi groups continue their work.
A 6-month-old Tehachapi girl is hospitalized and recovering after undergoing brain surgery necessitated by an attack by a dog her family was temporarily housing.
Edwards Air Force Base will conduct an active shooter exercise sometime during the week of Sept. 17-21. It will be held by the 412th Test Wing, in coordination with local emergency responders, according to a base news release.
An on-duty Kern County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested Saturday while on patrol in the Tehachapi area after he "appeared to be displaying symptoms of recent drug use," according to the sheriff's office.
Truck-climbing lanes that would allow motorists to pass big rigs traveling on Highway 58 from Bakersfield to Tehachapi may be a future project due to a new study Caltrans is endeavoring to complete by next summer.
The woman begged and pleaded for Haliki Green to stop as he bound, gagged and raped her inside her Tehachapi home one "horrible, horrific night" 2 1/2 years ago.
Challenging, rewarding and dynamic. These are all words that can describe the life of a firefighter. But it isn’t just a job for a firefighter; it’s their life each day as they make sure people in the community and their own team members are safe.
A Kern County jury found a Tehachapi prison guard guilty of first-degree murder Friday morning in the slaying of his estranged wife's lover.
The California Correctional Institution Mental Health Department sponsored an unprecedented event once again on Aug. 3. Last year, this group won an ethics bowl against Cal State Bakersfield. This year they focused their talent and energy on prison reform.
Loud applause from the public filled meeting room as people spoke Tuesday night in favor of bringing agriculture classes back to Tehachapi High School.
No one denies Rigoberto Sanchez drove to his wife's apartment the night of May 28, 2017, and ended up gunning down his wife's lover and firing at but missing his wife.
A $15,000 reward is being offered for information on the July shooting death of an endangered California condor on remote private property in Kern County.
The board of the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District agreed on a potential site design for a recreational center called The Yard during at its Aug. 14 board meeting. It would be built if the $43 million parks bond, Measure R, passes on Nov. 6. The details of a final Community Cen…
Long noses, short noses, long tails or stubby tails, owners brought a selection of dog breeds to Tehachapi Warrior Park on Saturday for Have a Heart's annual Gone to the Dogs, a 5-K Run/Walk and Pet Festival.
Planning for California High-Speed Rail — specifically the area from Bakersfield to Palmdale — is in the works, with project leaders spending time educating communities and identifying the possible path of the more than 100 miles of the last piece of the state's system.
Bakersfield National Cemetery will hold a ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 to honor veterans interred there without honors or family.
Vehicle thefts have been on the rise in the Tehachapi area, with 40 reported to the Tehachapi Police Department in 2018, with 12 of those happening just last month in August.
New possible development near the Tehachapi Loop, Kern County news and other topics were discussed at the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting on Aug. 5.
Attorneys argued at length Tuesday over whether police conducted two or three interviews — and whether evidence of a third interview exists — with a former prison guard who's on trial for murder for shooting his estranged wife's lover.
The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 14 people on suspected misdemeanors and eight people on suspected felonies during the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2.
State officials have given Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley the OK to begin stocking supplies and allowing staff into the new hospital building, another step toward its long-awaited opening to patients.
Six of the 31 food-serving places that have been shut down by the Kern County Public Health Services Department since the beginning of the year are in the greater Tehachapi area.
Flashes of speed, encouraging local shouts and up to 100 miles ahead of them — that's what participants will experience at the fifth annual 2018 Tehachapi GranFondo.
Students attending Tehachapi Unified School District who are in the country illegally will have a measure of protection from immigration law authorities due to a recently adopted district policy required by the state.
The Bear Valley Police Department is asking for the community’s help identifying a suspect wanted for mail theft and the use of a debit card stolen in the mail theft.
A workshop at a special Tehachapi Unified School District board meeting covered Brown Act laws, documents, rights of the public and rules of open and closed sessions, all in response to Kern County grand jury findings in June.
Former correctional officer Rigoberto Sanchez took the stand in his murder trial Wednesday and testified the night he drove to his estranged wife's apartment his intention was only to fight his wife's lover, whom he'd long disliked and considered a "dirty cop" after working for years with hi…
The Burger Spot in Tehachapi closed Tuesday after the Kern County Health Department observed a number of health code violations during an inspection.
The California Highway Patrol Mojave Area will conduct a DUI and driver license checkpoint somewhere in an unincorporated area of eastern Kern County Friday night.