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Newly hired Tehachapi Unified School District Superintendent Stacey Larson-Everson addressed two discussion items on school safety, security and training options and presented them to board members at the Oct. 8 regular board meeting.

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Southern California Edison customers in some parts of Greater Tehachapi are either without power or under consideration to still have their power turned off due to the recently implemented statewide Public Safety Power Shutoffs program to help reduce wildfires.

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Cyclists and pedestrians may soon see improved options for traveling within city limits. Construction is slated to begin shortly on new Union Pacific Railroad crossings near Tehachapi Boulevard and to extend the Antelope Run Bike Path.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 12 people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6.

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The Tehachapi Arts Commission is planning on attracting top artists and collectors to help put the Greater Tehachapi area on the map as a major art destination, attract affluent earners and potentially raise funds for a national-level art event.

Stallion Springs is fast becoming a destination spot with its annual Oktoberfest. Thousands of people came from all over Southern California to the small suburb of Tehachapi Saturday to enjoy beer, brauts, live entertainment and a Volkswagen caravan.

The Tehachapi Police Department would like to say thank you to those who stopped by Tea Donuts for National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday, Oct 2. Police departments across the country participated in various community events, talking to the public.

Adventist Health plans to rehire a number of the Kern County patient financial services employees it let go as part of a recent outsourcing drive, the Roseville-based hospital company said Thursday.

Tehachapi real estate prices are rising, the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hospital is operating at a steady pace and new energy projects may be coming to the area. All these topics were discussed at the Oct. 2 Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting. 

About 399,300 real property tax bills totaling more than $1.29 billion for fiscal year 2019-20 have been sent out in Kern County, according to a news release from Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman.

The city of Tehachapi’s Finance Department received an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement from the Government Finance Officers Association on Sept. 4, the city announced Oct. 1. 

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested eight people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 23-29.

The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District is hoping property owners, existing customers and well owners within the Cummings Valley basin will agree to set ground water allocation amounts for residential and agricultural uses. More than 180 people were invited to a special board meeting Se…

Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley hosted its third annual Community Health Fair & Senior Resource Day, this time on the grounds of the new hospital.

Local proprietors dressed as pirates displayed their services in the theme of buried treasure at the 10th Annual Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce's Fall Business Showcase held Wednesday evening at the Aspen Builders Activity Center.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 11 people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 16-22.

Forty firefighters knocked down a three-acre fire called in about 12:30 a.m. Sunday in Golden Hills, keeping it from the homes it was threatening in the 19000 block of Lookout Place, firefighters reported.

Tehachapi Fiddling Down the Tracks got off to a foot-stomping, toe-tapping, start Friday afternoon with the adult fiddle competition. The event continues at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with the exciting competition for young people.

Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District board members discussed the hiring process for a permanent district manager and unanimously approved the filing of an exemption document for the district regarding a Proposition 68 grant at the Sept. 17 regular board meeting.