The Bear Valley Springs Community Services District received a mostly positive review in a Kern County Grand Jury report issued last week.
A sharp drop in the price of honey threatens new harm to an already battered industry that every year provides an integral service to Kern County's $1.2 billion almond industry.
The 27-year-old son of Guadalupe Adams had recently moved back in with his mother and made suicidal comments the day before she was found dead in her home near Tehachapi and he was shot and killed by police as he drove toward the Nevada border, according to new information filed in Kern Coun…
Caltrans plans to soon release to the public plans on three sections of truck-climbing lanes that would allow motorists to pass big rigs traveling on Highway 58 from Bakersfield to Tehachapi.
Tehachapi Unified School District board members and staff are hoping a newly developed communication plan will help improve engagement with employees, parents and community members.
A Bear Valley Springs police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg on New Year's Eve has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
In 2012, Kaiser Permanente leaders had the idea to bring mobile health to communities that are smaller in population and have limited access to medical offices. After Tehachapians displayed an overwhelming response to the mobile health vehicle, Kaiser opened a brick-and-mortar facility local…
Tehachapi police who stopped a vehicle on the westbound on-ramp of Highway 58 near the Love's Truck Stop on Wednesday night found the passenger had a loaded firearm, methamphetamine, narcotics paraphernalia and brass knuckles.
A senior state official in town Tuesday for a record-setting meeting on the future of Kern's oil and gas industry said Wednesday that Gov. Gavin Newsom's representatives will be back in the county soon to continue a dialogue on how to achieve California's climate-change goals without ruining…
New development in the form of a planned retail center — the Capital Hills Parkway multi-tenant center — is on its way, and it's slated to include a new Starbucks.
Kern County Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner looked forward to 2020 while he reflected on the past, reviewing challenges for Kern County’s budget for public safety, homelessness and other topics at the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting Jan. 8.
Residents in Tehachapi and throughout Kern County may start burning hazard reduction fuels now that open burning is permitted, said a recent Kern County Fire Department press release.
An Arizona-based environmental group has again challenged plans for a large, master-planned community just north of the Grapevine, saying Kern County's amended environmental review of the project underestimates its potential impacts on wildlife and air quality.
A Trump administration official visiting a Bakersfield church Sunday challenged faith communities to find permanent homes for young people struggling in the foster care system.
Former Tehachapi City Council candidate James Clinton Davies was found guilty of one felony count of eavesdropping by a Kern County jury on Friday.
When it comes to gentle giants, Carl Gehricke stands head and shoulders above the rest. Because of his many acts of altruism, this gentleman has been named Citizen of the Year for 2020 by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and Tehachapi News.
NIPTON, Calif. — A 27-year-old man killed his mother in Golden Hills and drove about 200 miles through the Mojave Desert before he was fatally shot by police on a freeway, stranding motorists for up to 19 hours and backing up traffic for miles on the main route between Southern California a…
SunSelect Produce Inc. recently announced that the company will sell its state-of-the-art Cummings Valley 65-acre greenhouse facility to Equilibrium, an Oregon-based real assets investor.
Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, introduced Assembly Bill 1906 on Wednesday to provide working accommodations for all pregnant correctional officers.
The Kern Council of Governments recently announced the city of Tehachapi has received two of its annual Regional Awards of Merit for 2019. They will be presented during the organization's annual ceremony March 5.
The Stallion Springs Police Department is continuing its search for a missing 16-year-old boy who has not been seen since leaving his home more than a week ago.
The Tehachapi City Council will appoint someone to fill the seat of Kenneth R. Hetge, who announced his immediate resignation from the council Thursday.
A mistrial was declared Monday due to a hung jury in the trial of a man accused of killing 23-year-old Tehachapi resident Cheyenne Watkins, according to the Kern County Superior Court website.
Public health officials and the Kern County Fire Department immediately responded Friday to a hazard of a pool of diesel fuel that leaked from a tank and ended up in a field a half-mile away.
The Kern County Public Health Services Department is hoping that a high number of Tehachapi community members will take advantage of free nutrition and fitness classes starting in mid-January. This outreach is aimed at helping people become healthier and fight disease.
Gina Christopher, chief financial officer and treasurer of Have a Heart Humane Society, has been selected to work with Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner to create legislation for the humane treatment of animals in Kern County.
The Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative has announced the Tehachapi headquarters for the 2020 Point-In-Time Homeless Count — and it needs volunteers, too.
America's foremost scholar on the power-generating prowess of wind turbines has been challenged by a lesser expert from Bakersfield.
Residents in the greater Tehachapi area woke up Thursday to a blanket of snow and ice and a lot of road closures as a winter storm dumped 12 inches of snow in under 12 hours.