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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


Tehachapi fireworks proceed after cancellation

The city of Tehachapi decided the annual fireworks show must go on. Read more


Tehachapi prison sees substantial increase in inmate virus

The California Correctional Institute in Tehachapi has reported 126 active cases of confirmed coronavirus in inmates as of July 1, accordin… Read more

Police report 11 arrests for June 22-28

The Tehachapi Police Department arrested nine people on suspected misdemeanors and two people on suspected felonies during the week of June… Read more



X's and Arrows: 3 outstanding athletes, leaders earn Warrior Booster Club scholarships

As a member of the Tehachapi Warriors Booster Club, you can probably imagine it has been a little awkward preparing for the unknowns of the… Read more


Oak Tree women hold President’s/Vice President’s Cup Tournament

The Oak Tree Women’s Golf Club held its annual President’s Cup and Vice President’s Cup Tournament on June 18-19, while doing their best to… Read more


X's and Arrows: My foray into prep football broadcasting

Since we are still under a mandated lockdown in regard to sports, there have been plenty of archived games, classic broadcasts and much mor… Read more



Community Voices: Tehachapi safely delivers fireworks show

This is my 10th Independence Day in Tehachapi. Growing up in Ridgecrest, I love the familiar small town Americana we enjoy here that I reme… Read more

Letter to the editor: We're not perfect, but we're doing pretty well in Tehachapi

When I see so many articles written by those who seem hell-bent on taking my remarks in the worst possible way, I feel that perhaps some cl… Read more

Letter to the editor: Being in this together applies to everyone

Well, I simply can’t believe what I’m seeing. People actually protesting and carrying picket signs about the right to NOT wear a mask. Then… Read more



Robert R. Cesena Jr., Dec. 7, 1934 - June 27, 2020

Robert (Bob) Cesena passed away June 27, 2020. He fought a hard battle with esophageal and gastric cancer for over a year. Read more


Ralph McDevitt, Aug. 25, 1941 - June 25, 2020

Ralph McDevitt, 78, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at his home with loving family by his side. He was born A… Read more


Patricia 'Pat' Madden-Fahey, Nov. 25, 1943 - April 25, 2020

Patricia “Pat” Madden-Fahey, 76, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2020, in Northridge, Calif. Pat was born Nov. 25, 1943, in Great Falls… Read more



Natural Sightings: Looking cute and watching for predators

Randy Weinstein took this photo in Stallion Springs of a couple of Desert Cottontails (Sylvilagus audubonii). Read more


Pen in Hand: George Sandy: a magical life of airplanes, enthusiasm and good luck

The Tehachapi area recently lost one of our most experienced, respected and beloved citizens with the passing of George Sandy, 92, who died… Read more


From Dreaming to Doing: Writers of Kern to hold annual conference

Mark your calendar! The Writers of Kern Annual Conference is coming on Saturday, July 18. This is a not-to-be missed event designed to insp… Read more

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