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Be part of Tehachapi's legacy, vote yes on Measure R

The election is almost upon us, and I can't help but reflect on the journey to November. It's been quite an expedition getting Measure R on the Nov. 6 ballot, one that has come with plenty of...

 

TVRPD promotes improvement of facilities

A key concern for Kiwanis is the well-being of children, and they were interested to know how Measure R would improve outdated recreational facilities. Therefore, they invited Michelle Vance and...

 

In city, 7 district-based candidates, 2 at-large

Who will sit on the City Council after Nov. 6? Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman accomplished what he set out to do when he sent a letter to the Tehachapi City Council demanding that it slice up the city...

 

It takes vision, bold moves to make quality of life thrive

To create good quality of life for a community, you need to have vision. You need to be able to openly look at your city, see its beauty, see its potential and be honest when there are things that...

 

How parks and recreation is good for local economy

There's no denying the health, quality of life and social benefits a healthy parks and recreation footprint has on a community. But investing in your local parks also makes a positive impact on our...

 

Why parks are good for community

I grew up in a small town very similar to Tehachapi. As a kid in Kernville, I felt the importance of having local parks and recreation opportunities. A healthy representation of parks and recreational...

 

National Night Out

Tehachapi's 8th year for National Night Out took place at Central Park Aug. 7. The event is held yearly as a means to introduce the public to the men and woman who work as First Responders. On hand...

 

Rec & Park survey: 2/3 threshold within reach

The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District survey taken to gather public response to a proposed general obligation bond found that the crucial threshold of 2/3 "yes" votes may be attainable. T...

 

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    Local News    March 31, 2018

TVRPD and airport among Council topics

It was standing room only at the Police Department Community Room the evening of March 19 when TVRPD Board Chairman Laura Lynne Wyatt and General Manager Michelle Vance presented their concept for...

 

Changes in the works for TVRPD

When the TVRPD Board met on Nov. 28, they welcomed their new member Wes Backes who had been appointed by the city on Nov. 18. Backes and his family have been in Tehachapi for many years. He graduated...

 

Cheers to Charity: Homebrew Edition, Oct. 28

Area homebrewers are at it again as they prepare dozens of unique homebrewed beers for the Oct. 28 Cheers to Charity: Homebrew Edition tasting event. Phillip Marx Central Park provides a beautiful...

 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Photographer Ben Dewell moved to Tehachapi in July. Ben felt it was time to downsize from his home in Valencia, a town about an hour and a half south of Tehachapi. He had loved the outdoors since he...

 

Mountain Gallop 5k/10k

The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District will present the Mountain Gallop 5K/10K on Saturday, August 19th. Entrants will meet at Philip Marx Central Park. Registration begins at 6:00 a.m....

 

2017 National Night Out, Aug. 1

This will be the seventh year for Tehachapi's National Night Out. Again, Tehachapi Police Department and the Tehachapi Police Foundation are partnering to bring demonstrations, education, tours of equ...

 

'Super Kids Musical Show'

The "Super Kids Music Show" on July 15 in Central Park combined storytelling and make believe with the musical talents of Nick and Jen. The "Music in the Park" series is sponsored by Tehachapi Valley...

 

3rd Annual Battle of the Bands was a big success

On Saturday, June 24 the Battle of the Bands was held at Philip Marx Central Park. The weather made it a very pleasant day as it turned out to be the coolest day of the week. Sponsored by Lehigh...

 

Total Solar Eclipse and other astronomical events

Most of you have heard about the unusual total solar eclipse that is about to cross America on August 21st. From what I've heard, there's a great deal of misunderstanding out there. Many are confusing...

 

Do you want to win a new bike?

The Tehachapi Lions Club proudly presents their Inaugural Lions Bike Scramble on June 24 at 9 a.m. at Philip Marx Central Park in Tehachapi. This is a family fun event, much like a scavenger hunt...

 

Memorial Day Ceremony Planned

Plans for the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Philip Marx Central Park are being finalized by the local veterans organizations along with the Recreation and Parks District. The parade will...

 

Tehachapi City Council update

With a vote of 3-2, the City Council defeated a proposal by newly elected City Councilman Kenneth Hetge requesting that the City draft an ordinance limiting the number of years a citizen can serve on...

 

TVRPD unveils new Activity Center

At a ribbon cutting on Feb. 9, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District and the Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce presented the newly refurbished Aspen Builders, Inc. Activity Center, formerly...

 

Meadowbrook Park Grand Re-opening

Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District opened the redesigned and improved Meadowbrook Park and Dog Park on Oct. 29, 2016. Hundreds of park patrons joined TVRPD for the ribbon cutting and grand...

 

Mountain Gallop 5K and 10K

The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District will present the Mountain Gallop 5K and 10K on Saturday, Aug. 20. Entrants will meet at Philip Marx Central Park, corner of Mojave and E St....

 

There's snow in the mountains and no place to play

Pssst ... You can play if you plan ahead... read on... hapi undertook to develop a brand that distilled the Greater Tehachapi area's appeal. Following months of study and surveys, consultants...

 

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