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PCT Hikers arriving, angels ready to help

Soon Tehachapi will become the hub for international and domestic hikers. The world is walking into our amazing community from the Pacific Crest Trail, a hiking trail starting in Mexico and ending at...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

Main Street helps fund holiday decorations

At the Jan. 22 City Council meeting, Charles White, representing Main Street Tehachapi, presented Mayor Susan Wiggins with a check for $5,000 to help fund the new Christmas decorations that adorned...

 

Truck lanes on the 58 discussed

In the final minutes of the Sept. 17 City Council meeting, Councilman Phil Smith mentioned that, after his many years on the Kern Council of Governments (Kern COG) and his appeals to Caltrans for...

 

Hi-Speed Rail: Slow process for fast train

Public hearings for draft environmental report due summer 2019 Piece by piece, elements of the massive California High-Speed Rail (HSR) project are falling into place as planners move ahead like the...

 

Wind power tops 30% in four middle states

Wind energy generates more than thirty percent of the power in four mid-western plains states, according to the American Wind Energy Association's U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report 2017. Iowa...

 

Park at Tehachapi airport offers camping, hot showers

Pacific Crest Trail hikers, having conquered 566 miles from the Mexican border to Hwy. 58 (or 558 miles to Tehachapi-Willow Springs Road), and eager to begin the next leg into the southern Sierras,...

 

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....

 

Lehigh cycle park

Everyone is familiar with the Lehigh Southwest Cement plant located off Hwy 58 between Love's Travel Stop and Sand Canyon. Many don't realize that the plant has been in operation for over 100 years....

 

U.S. Highway 466 – Where are you?

Years ago U.S. Highway 466 came directly through Tehachapi. Trucks rumbled by and auto traffic on the way to Bakersfield and parts north passed through town. Many stopped to stretch their legs and...

 

PART 2 - Cozy! 5 mini-districts

In an analysis of the amended California Voting Rights Act, Marguerite Mary Leoni and Christopher E. Skinnell, writing for the League of California Cities, cite the cities of Dinuba (population...

 

Truck stop bones

Future commerce in the city of Tehachapi – The vehicle and truck pump stations and metal frame of the 14,788 square foot building of the Pilot Flying J Travel Center are emerging quickly at the...

 

Pilot Flying J to join Love's at the Summit

Tehachapi's second major truck stop is due to open this year as seasoned traveling crews drive construction of the Pilot Flying J Travel Center toward completion. "They are due to open in October,"...

 

Tehachapi mountain bike teams win competition on home turf

The Tehachapi high school and middle school mountain bike team captured top Division 1 honors at the Southern California (SoCal) High School Cycling League final race of the year, April 29-30 at...

 
 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...

 

Pacific Crest Trail hikers soon to arrive in Tehachapi

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) covers 2,663 miles of rugged terrain following the ranges of California, Oregon and Washington. Most hikers start at the Mexican border and, if they finish, complete the...

 

'In the middle of the life' of state high-speed rail project

At full build-out, the California High-Speed Rail (HSR) will have stations in eight of the 10 largest cities in the state, including Bakersfield and Palmdale. While Tehachapi does not meet the...

 

Noel Dees, Mojave resident and WWII Navy Veteran

Our friend, Noel Dees, was the middle child of five children. He was born November 3, 1918 – eight days before the end of WWI, in Wirt, OK, an oil boom town. His father worked in the oil fields and...

 

Turbines in the snow

Two snowstorms blanketed the Tehachapi area like holiday bookends a week apart at the tail-end of 2016 -- one starting just before Christmas Eve morning and one on New Year's night, ushering in both...

 

CHP Open House

The California Highway Patrol Mojave Station (Mojave Area/Inland Division) opened its spacious two-year-old facility at 1313 Hwy. 58 (not the weigh station at Cache Creek) to the public on Aug. 6,...

 

Hi-Speed Rail Refines Route Over Mountains

If there were any serious objections to the proposed route of the California High-Speed Rail (HSR) track over the Tehachapi pass, the 45 people who attended the project community update July 20 in...

 

Forde Shorts

Wait, what? – February blew in with a snowstorm that closed Hwy. 58, and Post Office patrons met with puzzlement when they found that the counter was closed on Feb. 1 (see sign). Postal customers...

 

Disaster preparation, courtesy of Kern

Kern County representatives who spoke at the El Nino preparedness meeting Jan. 9 at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Tehachapi offered valuable advice that can – and will – save lives. It's easy to...

 

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