1 hr ago
News@Noon for May 23, 2013
The latest news - Local authorities report a major burglary bust. AND...A wind advisory is in effect for the Tehachapi area until 9 p.m., with westerly winds at 25 to 35 mph and gusts up to 55 mph.
5 hrs ago
Tehachapi Intermediate Space Challange
Today three schools in Tehachapi gathered at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport to send off their rockets during the intermediate space challenge.
8 hrs ago
Grand Jury report criticizes Bear Valley CSD
Operation of the Bear Valley Community Services District has been criticized in a report issued by the Kern County Grand Jury.
Wed May 22, 2013
CHP plans sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 25
Hoping to cut down on drunken and drug-impaired drivers over the Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 25,in an unincorporated area of eastern Kern County.
Electric Energy Online
Western Wind Announces Completion of Compulsory Acquisition
Western Wind Energy Corp. -- announced that WWE Equity Holdings Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P., has completed its compulsory acquisition of the outstanding common shares of Western Wind, at a price of $2.60 in cash per Common Share, pursuant to the notice of compulsory acquisition made under ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
School board approves final contract with teachers
After seven months and with just 15 days remaining in the 2012-2013 school year, Tehachapi's teachers finally have a contract.
Board learns about 'Common Core'
On the same day that California Governor Jerry Brown proposed spending $1 billion to implement statewide education standards, Tehachapi school officials listened closely to a plan that will remodel the district's own testing system and curriculum.
Mon May 20, 2013
News@Noon for May 20, 2013
The latest news - A second Union Pacific train in just over a month derailed earlier this morning.
Frieght trains collide and derail near Tehachapi
Crews maneuver heavy machinery to clear the tracks after two trains collided early Monday morning, May 20.
Thu May 16, 2013
'First Look': Country singer shares debut CD
The CD release party is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Spotlight Theatre, 1622 19th St.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bicylist and BMW collide on Tucker Road
Hall Ambulance attendants prepare to transport a woman to the hospital just before noon on Tuesday, May 14.
City gets new clerk and police officers
New police officers Chris Boston, Zachery St. John and Michael Adams are pictured during a swearing in ceremony during the Tehachapi City Council meeting on May 6. Photo by Ed Gordon/Tehachapi News The Tehachapi City Council at its May 6 meeting appointed Denise Jones City Clerk to complete the term ending November 2016, replacing Julie Drimakis ... (more)
Lights, camera, Tehachapi
The Bakersfield Californian's Mike Thiesen, left, and freelance videographer Erin Draguesku shooting for a new tourism ad for the Tehachapi Tourism Council that will be shown online and at select movie theaters in the Antelope Valley lthis summer.
Students set to blast off
A rocket blasts off during the Intermediate Space Challenge held at Tehachapi Municipal Airport in May 2012.
Thrift store celebrates 15 years of sorting and service with expansion
Volunteers grab shovels and dig in to celebrate the construction of a new 1,000-square-foot structure that will be built on the property at the Sharing and Caring Thrift Shop on the corner of Pauley and "F" Streets.
California enacted a renewable portfolio standard in 2002 that ordered all utilities in the state to get a third of their electricity from wind, solar, or hydropower by 2020.
Mon May 13, 2013
News@Noon for May 13, 2013
The latest news - A Tehachapi teen driver involved in a rollover accident on Highway 58 last month is charged with DUI.
Woman accusing deputy of sexual assault files lawsuit
A 21-year-old Tehachapi woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Kern County Sheriff's deputy filed a lawsuit against the sheriff's office in federal court on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Teen driver in rollover accident charged with DUI
Blake Daniel Vescovi, the 18-year-old Tehachapi driver arrested following a rollover accident that sent five teenagers to the hospital on April 28, was arraigned in court on May 10.
Reed is Project Manager for Main Street Tehachapi
In his new capacity Reed will manage Main Street's continuing efforts to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of Tehachapi's historic Downtown.