In the two most recent episodes of TehachaPod, Dan Bronson visits the studio to talk about some of his experiences in the movie industry. Bronson, who lives in Tehachapi, talks about the two books he has written, most recently a mystery novel, “Someone to Watch Over Me,” and many screenplays…

Homebuilder K Hovnanian received approval from the Tehachapi Planning Commission to deviate from zoning requirements for seven homes to be built as part of a 55-home project near the southeast corner of Classico Drive and East Orchard Parkway.

Enrollment in Tehachapi Unified School District continues to fluctuate, but was still up by 152 students over the same time last school year, according to a report by Superintendent Stacey Larson-Everson.  

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Carl Gehricke has been seated as a new member of the board of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District, filling a position vacated in August by the retirement of longtime member Dr. Sam Conklin.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, as well as a group of other House representatives from California and Arizona, reintroduced a valley fever bill aimed at incentivizing research for valley fever and other fungal diseases this week. 

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The city of Tehachapi's podcast, TehachaPod, has been honored by the 16th Annual w3 Awards as a Silver Award recipient, the city learned Oct. 5.

It's official. Brian Cates has been acting warden at the California Correctional Institution since July 2020. On Sept. 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom made his appointment to the prison’s top position official.

The board of directors of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District has set a special meeting for Thursday, Oct. 14. The open session will begin at 12:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at 116 W. E St., Tehachapi.

Demolition of the former Tehachapi Valley Hospital building at 115 W. E St. has been set for the week of Oct. 11, according to Caroline Wasielewski, CEO of the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District. The teardown is expected to begin on Monday.

The regular meeting of the Tehachapi City Council meeting set for Monday, Oct. 4, was canceled. According to a notice published by the city, there were no agenda items.

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The community is invited to join in National Coffee with a Cop Day, to be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 at the Tehachapi Police Department, 220 W. C St.

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The northeast corner of Green and F streets in downtown Tehachapi has been an important part of the community for many years. The location of one of the town’s earliest grocery stores — first known as Bandhauer Market then Town & Country Market for many years — most recently housed the S…

An increase in fees to be paid for new home construction in unincorporated areas of Kern County that are part of the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District was approved by the district’s board at its meeting on Sept. 21.

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Enrollment in Tehachapi Unified School District was up overall at the beginning of the school year, according to reports by Superintendent Stacey Larson-Everson, and dropped slightly by the fourth week of school but was still higher districtwide than the same time last year.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested seven people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 20-26.

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Kern County will host a free hazardous waste collection event in Tehachapi on Oct. 30. in October. Only residential waste will be accepted, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Tehachapi Recycling and Sanitary Landfill, 12001 Tehachapi Blvd.

Challenging the city of Tehachapi’s Sept. 7 approval of the Sage Ranch project, the Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District has filed a petition in Kern County Superior Court, claiming that the city violated multiple state laws in its approval of the planned development.

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The city of Tehachapi has completed work on various roads projects, according to a construction update for Sept. 27 through Oct. 8.

TehachaPod records its 100th episode over two seasons. In Season 2, Episode 100, Key Budge, Corey Costelloe and Greg Garrett talk about the different topics, guests and how the show has grown.