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 By Pat Doody    Local News    June 8, 2019 

Social media discussed at Rotary

Daniela Peregrina of Dragonfly Networking & Social Media talked to Tehachapi Rotary on June 6 about the importance of business networking on social media as well as all the dos and don'ts of...

 By Pat Doody    Community    June 8, 2019 

Intermediate Space Challenge, 10 years and counting

More than 700 Tehachapi fourth and fifth graders gathered at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport on May 29 for the 10th annual Intermediate Space Challenge. Included in the throng were classrooms from...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 25, 2019

Restaurant license and street projects approved

Even with the absence of two of their members, the remaining three City Council members, Kenneth Hetge, Susan Wiggins and Phil Smith quickly took care of agenda items at their May 20 meeting. Approved...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 25, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

Sam Steeley arrived back in Tehachapi in April. Employed by Lehigh Cement, he had been transferred from Tehachapi to their plant in Redding, Calif. two years ago and now he has been transferred back....

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 25, 2019

Cyber Penguins impress School Board

On May 26, the Tehachapi School Board was treated to the presentation that won the Chairman's Award for First Robotics Team 585 at the Houston competition. The engineering inspiration award was given...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 25, 2019

Students share leadership camp experiences

Four high school students from Tehachapi, recipients of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award), told the Rotary Club about their adventures and experiences at RYLA Leadership Camp. Daisy Andrade,...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Chiropractor returns to Tehachapi roots

Dr. Kevin Brown D.C. is descended from nine generations of physicians and that includes Tehachapi’s first Medical Examiner (1909) Newell Jonathan Brown Jr. M.D. who was his great uncle. His...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

It was a new job at Lockheed that brought Matthew and Cherie Frobish to beautiful Tehachapi from the home they had known for 18 years in the lovely town of San Clemente, Calif. Matthew was hired this...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Sand Canyon project postponed

A couple of months ago, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District made the decision to apply for multiple grants for projects that would expand and renovate Central Park, West Park and build...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 11, 2019

Updated rail crossings discussed

At their May 6 meeting, the Tehachapi City Council presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mary Lou Corpus-Zamudio for her time as a representative of the City on the Tehachapi Valley Recreation...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Tehachapi History Walk dedicated

Tehachapi Heritage League, Main Street Tehachapi and the City of Tehachapi joined together on May 7 to dedicate 16 plaques describing different aspects of local history that line the two and a half...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

Tehachapi Teen CERT program

Tehachapi High School teacher Teresa Coatlalopeuh and CERT coordinator Jeannie Taylor introduced the TUSD Board to the new Tehachapi Teen CERT program at their May 7 meeting. While Teen CERT is a...

 By Pat Doody    Community    May 11, 2019

2019 GranFondo jersey revealed

As in prior years, GranFondo Ride Director Michelle Vance chose TK's Pizza as the location to reveal the 2019 GranFondo jersey. The April 30 event came off as usual, with friends and members of the...

 By Pat Doody    Community    April 27, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

Andre and Gina Colon decided to move to Tehachapi after a visit to friends here. They enjoyed the visit so much that they decided to stay overnight and then eventually move. Andre said that the...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    April 27, 2019

Council talks aviation, future projects

Two aviation related youth groups were front and center at the April 15 City Council meeting. Agenda items involving Tehachapi youth were discussed at length. The first was the Build-a-Plane project...

 By Pat Doody    Community    April 13, 2019

Always Ready Construction

Always Ready Construction may be new to Tehachapi but the company's owner, General Contractor Jeff Thorsnes is not. Seeking a simpler life lifestyle, Thorsnes and his family moved to Tehachapi in 2013...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    April 13, 2019

Groundwater and traffic projects discussed

Groundwater Sustainability Project "It's an exciting project that will change the way the City uses water and wastewater in the future," Public Works Director Don Marsh told the City Council at their...

 By Pat Doody    Community    April 13, 2019

THS FIRST Robotics Team presentation to Rotary

Eight members of the Tehachapi High School FIRST Robotics Team will be headed to the 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston held April 17-20. The robot's performance is only a part of the team's...

 By Pat Doody    Community    March 30, 2019

Donuts make the world go round

It is said that, "it's not work when it is a labor of love." A perfect illustration of that old saying applies to the new owner of Tea Donuts, located next to Rite Aid at the corner of Tehachapi...

 By Pat Doody    Community    March 30, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

New-resident welcome to Krystal Watkins and welcome-home to her husband, David. David was raised in Tehachapi and graduated from Tehachapi High School before leaving to pursue his career in the wind...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 30, 2019

Next step for development, rental license update

The City Council voted on March 18 to proceed with the development of a CEQA Environmental Impact Report for the planned housing project to be located on 138 acres on the south side of Valley Blvd....

 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 30, 2019

Trafficking discussed at Chamber lunch

Doug Bennett from Magdalene Hope and Josh Pierce EMS Outreach Coordinator for Dignity Health, teamed up at the March Chamber of Commerce lunch to present a shocking program on the human trafficking...

 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 16, 2019

Investigation partially confirms charges against councilman

On March 4, the Tehachapi City Council heard attorney Jesse Maddox of the firm Liebert Cassidy Whitmore report on their findings following an investigation of seven different complaints from a number...

 By Pat Doody    Community    March 16, 2019

Meet Your New Neighbors

"We want to get away from the big city," is the reason we hear most often from new Tehachapi residents and Michael and Lea Banton are no different. They had moved to Santa Clarita 13 years ago from...


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