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9 hrs ago | Tehachapi News

News@Noon for July 25, 2014

The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA

13 hrs ago | KION 46

Dear Jon: Agency says pesticides in the Salinas Valley air pose low risk

There continues to be a question of the level of pesticides in air quality in the Salinas Valley and what if any health risk they pose.

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Related Topix: Ripon, CA, Shafter, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Agriculture, Science

17 hrs ago | Tehachapi News

Kern County Supervisors to consider additional funds Golden Hills sewer system

Engineering services firm AECOM may receive more money for its efforts with the Golden Hills Sanitation Company should the Kern County Board of Supervisors approve an item on its consent agenda for the July 29 2 p.m. board meeting in Bakersfield.

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Related Topix: Golden Hills, CA, Bakersfield, CA

22 hrs ago | Tehachapi News

Two arrested following probation search

A probation search on July 24 resulted in Kern County Sheriff deputies arresting two people and procuring a variety of controlled substances and illegal drug products.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tehachapi, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Mojave, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another marijuana grower suspected of starting California wildfire

A 45-year-old man suspected of tending a large marijuana grow in the Sequoia National Forest is being charged with starting a 1,600-acre wildfire there July 11, the second suspected marijuana grower believed to have sparked a major blaze this year.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Onyx, CA

Business Wire

Fed Up At the Pump Statement on PPIC Poll

"California's Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment" found while most Californians support cleaner transportation fuels, that support declines significantly when it leads to higher gas prices.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tehachapi News

News@Noon for July 23, 2014

The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tehachapi News

Receiver doesn't want GH sewage to go to city

Receiver Clifford Bressler voices his concerns about a feasibility study conducted by AECOM regarding the Golden Hills Sanitation Company during a Golden Hills CSD meeting on July 18. Board President Ed Kennedy opened the floor to the public, where the topic focused primarily on a study conducted by AECOM, the consultant hired by Kern County to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Golden Hills, CA, Tehachapi, CA

Tehachapi News

DA's office files civil complaint against Benz Sanitation

Kern County's District Attorney office filed a civil suit against Benz Sanitation, Inc. on July 7 on grounds of violating regulations for dumping of solid waste without a permit.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA

Tehachapi News

Mountain Meadows CSD attempts to expand board

A cash-strapped special district east south of Tehachapi is pushing to fill two vacant seats on its board of directors.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial:

California dodged a bullet when former Assembly Speaker John Perez mercifully rescinded his recount demand in the race for state controller.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Imperial County, CA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sriracha plant in Irwindale gears up for chili grinding season

IRWINDALE >> Parked outside the Sriracha factory Friday morning below the U.S. and California flags were the two newest, bright-red additions to the hot sauce plant on Azusa Canyon Road - mini tour buses.

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Related Topix: Irwindale, CA, Ventura County, CA

TurnTo23.com

Man arrested for shooting man with paintball gun

On July 14 at approximately 11:08 a.m. deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office Taft Substation were dispatched to investigate an assault with a deadly weapon incident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 33 and Highway 166 in the city of Maricopa.

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Related Topix: Taft, CA, Maricopa, CA, Taft Heights, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters Daily: How long will Pérez hold out?

Observers watch Micah Kagler of the Kern County Elections Division read a vote from a ballot in the California controller recount on July 11, 2014.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tehachapi News

News@Noon for July 17, 2014

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA, Golden Hills, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SFGate

Calif. recount rules may be due for a change

With the unprecedented recount in the state controllers's race creeping along, the San Mateo Democrat has become the first legislator - but probably not the last - to fire out a press release arguing that "Something Must Be Done!" "California is in uncharted territory with the controller's race recount," Mullin said in his release.

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Related Topix: California, Imperial County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Kaiser Permanente in Fresno gets high marks in hospital rankings

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Fresno has been ranked among the top hospitals in California, according to the 2014-15 Best Hospitals in America rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Fox News

Well drilling boom in the West

Erected on the edge of hundreds of acres of crops in Kern County, Calif., crews are currently working around the clock on a massive well.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: Pérez gains five votes; recount could last beyond November election

After two days of recounts, John A. Pérez has picked up five votes in Kern County in the tight race for state controller.

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Related Topix: Imperial County, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tehachapi News

Future looks bright for Old Towne revitalization

Kern County Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivener, Lorelei Oviatt, director of Kern County Planning and Community Development, and Jeanine Cavalli, consultant of PMC, greeted attendees of the Old Towne Tehachapi Vision Plan unveiling event held July 9 at Valley Oaks Charter School.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA, Rosamond, CA, Mojave, CA

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