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…

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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.

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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…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and 11 people on suspected felonies during the weeks of Dec. 30-Jan. 12.

A Stallion Springs boy who was reported missing since Dec. 30 has been found safe.

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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…

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 Tehachapi Police Department arrested one person on a suspected misdemeanor and one person on a suspected felony during the week of Dec. 23-29.

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.

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

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.

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 10 people on suspected misdemeanors and 12 people on suspected felonies during the weeks of Dec. 2-15.