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Kern River demands respect

This year, with the Sierra snowpack at 180 percent of normal, the Kern River is a raging monster. While the water flow has peaked on both the upper Kern (above Lake Isabella) and the lower Kern...

 

Highlighting the success within the economic landscape of our community

Sierra Technical Services Capitalizing on Success Tehachapi's Sierra Technical Services is approaching the final stages of assembly and eventually testing of their 5GAT target drone and as a result of...

 

GTEDC's farewell to Michelle Vance

The Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council bid farewell to Michelle Vance, the organization's secretary and manager of the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District at its May 1 meeting...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 16, 2019

Could Kern County be home to new Space Force?

At the March 6 Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council, Aaron Falk, representative for Congressman Kevin McCarthy read a letter the congressman and five other members of Congress sent to...

 

Highlighting the success within the economic landscape of our community

New Tea Donuts owner expands operation to Tehachapi - Feb. 19. The donut business is a family affair for new Tea Donuts owner Chantha Sokny Lay. Her family has owned and operated Foster's Donuts in...

 

Student entrepreneur joins EDC

At the end of last year, the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council (GTEDC) added a student representative to their board. Andres Pena was chosen to fill that position. Pena and his friend...

 

City Manager reviews 'Moments that Mattered'

Beginning in February, City Manager Greg Garrett began a tour of civic organizations, presenting the City's "2018 Annual Review: Moments that Mattered." Although his initial audio/visual program at...

 

Forde Shorts

Keeps getting better – The city of Tehachapi will be debt-free in two years, Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett told the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council on Feb. 6. "The budget is...

 

2018 Annual Report

2019 has arrived and as the City Manager I have the privilege of spending some time in the coming weeks bragging about the accomplishments over the last 12 months in our soon-to-be-released 2018...

 

Forde Shorts

Ouch – half a percent – The Wasco Union High School District needed 55 percent approval in the Nov. 6 election to pass a $40.5 million bond measure that would have built a new gymnasium and aquati...

 

3D printing at the Library

The Tehachapi Library has two new 3D printers. These were donated by the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council, along with several spools of the plastic filament that these 3D printers use....

 

Cheers to Charity raises $40,000

On Wednesday evening, Sept. 19, at the Depot Museum, Cheers to Charity organizer Mary Beth Garrison and her committee handed out checks totaling $40,000 to local nonprofits and the organizations that...

 

New Hispanic-majority supervisor deal stretches Scrivner 150 miles, Boron to Frazier Park and Taft

The court-ordered realignment of the five Kern County Supervisor districts to create a second Hispanic-majority voting bloc has produced an expanded District 2 that is the size of a small kingdom....

 

Forde Shorts

Vortex of fun – As a resident of downtown Tehachapi, Forde Files has observed that many families and children who use the new Kern County Library Tehachapi Branch on Green Street eveery day. It's a...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    April 14, 2018

New Hospital update

Jeff Lingerfelt, President of Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley gave an update on the new hospital at the monthly Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting on April 4. He said that code...

 

Rio Tinto reports change in timeline of calcium borates at Boron

Rio Tinto, owner of one of the three largest borate resources in the world and the largest open pit mine in California, welcomes visitors to its Boron Visitor Center, seven days a week from 9:00 a.m....

 

Tehachapi Library Opens Dec. 4

After a few hiccups, the Tehachapi Branch of the Kern County Library will open its doors to the public on Monday, Dec. 4 at its new location, 212 S Green St. Tours of will begin at 4 p.m. District 2...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 19, 2017

Marley's Mutts to get a new home

At the Aug. 2 Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting, Zack Skow of Marley's Mutts Dog Rescue announced that the organization has purchased a 20 acre ranch in Cummings Valley with the...

 

Building good behavior with positive reinforcement -- 'I am like a whole new kid'

The Tehachapi Unified School District (TUSD) has implemented a program that seeks to change student bad behavior by rewarding good behavior. The concept is called Positive Behavioral Interventions...

 

'Definitely possible' in Kern - Regional innovation centers spark economic growth

Kern Economic Development Corporation President and CE0 Richard Chapman told the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council July 5 that hubs of technology and business innovation are sprouting up...

 

Forde Shorts

Determined director – Ten-year-old Phoebe Morgan-VerHagen of Tehachapi co-directed two of the 10-minute plays recently presented in Tehachapi Community Theatre's Playwright's Festival. Phoebe's...

 
 By Key Budge    Community    May 13, 2017

Speak up Tehachapi!

Come voice opinions on where transportation dollars are spent. Should Kern County fix local streets and roads or add more bike baths? Does public transportation need to be increased in our area? Is...

 

Hall Ambulance receives Life Membership plaque

Kim Nixon, Vice President of the Tehachapi Police Foundation presented a Life Membership plaque to Hall Ambulance Service at the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting on May 3. Holly...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 18, 2017

New Tax break for small manufacturers

At the March 1 meeting of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council, Tom Mendes regional representative of the State Board of Equilization presented a new tax exemption available to many smal...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    March 4, 2017

Meet Your New Neighbors

Terrell (Terry) Nelson retired from the heating and air conditioning business in November with a plan to move to Tehachapi to be closer to his daughter and grandchildren. He chose Christmas Eve the...

 

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