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Measure R for Tehachapi parks fails

Election results out Wednesday show Measure R, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District bond, has failed. Read more



Newly independent Women's Business Center expects to expand training across Kern

The federal government has granted new independence — and with it, a substantially bigger budget — to a local organization teaching women, … Read more


Vaccination clinics spread throughout county as those 65 years or older become eligible

As more and more Kern County residents become eligible for the coronavirus vaccine, the number of distribution sites has expanded. Read more


Nurse recounts how isolation was worse than positive COVID test

For patients testing positive for coronavirus who are hospitalized, the isolation can be devastating. Local nurse Meg Molloy spoke to Tehac… Read more



High school football players unite to play in Arizona club league

Faced with plenty of uncertainty about playing football anytime soon, some Kern County high school players have decided to take things into… Read more


Tehachapi students, parents take part in statewide 'Let Them Play' movement Friday

A statewide movement to get high school sports up and running found its way to Tehachapi on Friday, as parents and athletes continued effor… Read more


Former Tehachapi hoops star Thurman returning to California for four games

When Teagan Thurman first committed to play basketball at Northwest Nazarene University, a small NCAA Division II school near Boise, Idaho,… Read more


Letter to the editor: Hiner family gives thanks to community

The Hiner family would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to some businesses in our community. Read more

Letter to the editor: Thanks for trying to save our brother

We, the family of Randy Greene, would like to thank Stefanie Parks and Heather Kelley for their gallant efforts doing CPR on our brother, R… Read more


Community Voices: There is a cost to each decision we make

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, I attended my first Tehachapi Unified School District board meeting as a trustee. I was sworn in along with Tyle… Read more



Marion Barbara Brown, Aug. 31, 1931 – Dec. 30, 2020

Marion Barbara Brown, born Aug. 31, 1931, in San Diego, Calif., passed away on Dec. 30, 2020, in Tehachapi, Calif. Read more


Sandra (Sandi) Eileen Dungan Coolbaugh, Nov. 10, 1946 - Dec. 1, 2020

Sandra Eileen Coolbaugh went to be with the Lord on Dec. 1, 2020 after a battle with COVID-19 at the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. Read more

Randall Craig Greene "Randy" "Blue," Jan. 23, 1957 - Jan. 2, 2021

Randy was born in Mojave, Calif., Jan. 23, 1957, to parents Loretta Mott and Paul Flanagan, and passed away Jan. 2, 2021, in Tehachapi, Cal… Read more



Decor du Jour: Furniture of the stars offered in Tehachapi

Have you ever watched a movie and wondered what happens to the set furnishings after the film production crew calls it a wrap? A new home f… Read more

Schultz named to University of Utah's Fall 2020 dean's list

Lyndsey Schultz, of Tehachapi, was named to the University of Utah's fall 2020 dean's list. Schultz's major is listed as biomedical enginee… Read more

AAUW remembers its beginning

At the January meeting of American Association of University Women, Marti Sprinkle recalled how she and Evelyn Seaman were instrumental in … Read more

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Weather Today

Partly cloudy night


64° 40°

Windy with sunshine. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Cloud Coverage:2%
Wind:ENE at mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:07:00:34 AM
Sunset:05:08:39 PM

This Week's Forecast

Partly cloudy nightMon
0%64° 40°
Partly cloudy nightTue
3%47° 43°
Partly cloudyWed
0%56° 39°
1%58° 37°
Mostly clearFri
8%50° 32°
Heavy snowSat
37%41° 28°
5%45° 30°