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The gleam of the chrome, the sound of glass-pack mufflers, the pride of restoration workmanship — it was all admired by a crowd of nearly 600 strong at Saturday's annual T-Town Rumble Classic Car and Truck and Vintage Trailer Show.

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The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District will host a series of public meetings to gather input for an upcoming grant it plans to seek under the Statewide Park Program.

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The Ollie Mountain Skatepark has reached its life expectancy. Effective immediately, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District will close the skatepark, with talks of a new one on the table.

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Houchin Community Blood Bank will collaborate again with the city of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District on a Tehachapi-wide blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 12 people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of Oct. 4-11.

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The city of Tehachapi was awarded a $300,000 grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services as part of their PSPS Program earlier this year.

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Sample ballots and vote by mail ballots have been mailed to Kern County voters. Voters who have not received their ballot should contact the Election Office at 661-868-3590 or 1-800-452-VOTE or votebymail@kerncounty.com. Sample ballot information is also available on the election website Ker…

Last week voters in Kern County began receiving their ballots in the mail for the upcoming general election. A steady stream of them, mostly in face coverings to guard against the spread of COVID-19, hand-delivered their ballots directly to the Kern County Elections Division and the box outs…

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A photo opportunity for supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris's bid for the White House became an impromptu rally Sunday morning as people lined up under a newly erected billboard sign for picture taking.

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With an interest in being part of the "good things" happening in Tehachapi, Steve Hamblin was sworn in as the newest member of the Tehachapi Planning Commission on Oct. 7.

Kern's prospects for expanding employment in renewable energy came into clearer focus Wednesday during an online discussion featuring a federal official's perspective on emerging clean-power technologies alongside the somewhat diverging views of the county's top planner.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested five people on suspected misdemeanors and five people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 4.

Kern County’s 2-1-1 information and referral service received more than 1,300 calls about rental and mortgage assistance during the program’s first week of availability, indicating a strong demand for the financial aid.

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Other than who will be president of the United States come Inauguration Day, the burning question on everyone’s minds might be: Will there be a Halloween this year?

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The Kern County Public Works Department hosts monthly household hazardous waste collection events throughout the county. Residents can drive up and drop off their hazardous waste free of charge at any of these one-day collection events. They are for residential hazardous waste only. No comme…

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The deadline for payment of unsecured property taxes is Nov. 1 for the first installment and Jan. 1, 2021 for the second installment, Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman announced.

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The city of Tehachapi will again be joining forces with Houchin Community Blood Bank and the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Parks District for two communitywide blood drives in October.

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TEHACHAPI — Tehachapi Unified School District parents and students are up in arms over the school board's decision to continue with virtual learning at least through Dec. 18 because of Gov. Gavin Newsom's latest guidelines for reopening schools under the COVID-19 tier system.

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested seven people on suspected misdemeanors and eight people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 21-27.

By all accounts, there has been no significant jump in COVID-19 cases following Labor Day weekend and the spread of the virus continues to slow in Kern County. Three weeks past the early September holiday, new cases and hospitalizations in Kern remain on a downward trajectory, county data shows.

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U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and author Todd Lander was honored Sunday during his book signing event at Dorner Family Vineyard. During the afternoon, there was a three-round gun fire salute by members of the Bear Valley Springs Veterans Honor Guard as a show of respect for those who did not ret…

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Thanks to an overwhelming response from the community, this holiday season Wreaths Across America will continue to honor Tehachapi's fallen veterans who have paid the ultimate price.

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Loud, highly energetic supporters of President Trump filled the sidewalks at the intersection of Valley Boulevard and Tucker Road Friday afternoon for their third campaign rally. 

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The Tehachapi Police Department arrested 14 people on suspected misdemeanors and three people on suspected felonies during the week of Sept. 14-20.

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Only at its most basic level is California's 23rd Congressional District race about the choice between incumbent Kevin McCarthy, one of the nation's most powerful Republicans, and his Democratic challenger, U.S. Air Force veteran Kim Mangone.

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The air was filled with smoke, but this did not prevent nearly 100 supporters of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris from gathering at the four corners of Valley Boulevard and Tucker Road to show their support of the ticket.