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Kern Supervisors: Battle for big 2nd district

Michael Biglay ~ In canvassing the District, Michael Biglay said he found that the number one issue that people are concerned about is crime. "Everybody wants more deputies," he said. He wants to see...

 

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...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    October 13, 2018 

Much ado about trees

A Tehachapi City Development Services Department grant application to the California Natural Resources Agency's Urban Greening Program became a major issue at the Oct. 1 City Council meeting....

 

The cities of tomorrow evolving today

The industrial revolution changed the habitation patterns of the world. Rural residents needed to live around cities where the jobs and services were located. As we continue along in today's...

 

Adopt-a-Landscape program

Keeping downtown Tehachapi beautiful is something that we can take pride in and with the City of Tehachapi's Adopt-a-Landscape program, the City is once again promoting this 12-month program and...

 

First American Title Grand Opening

On Sept. 24 civic leaders and the Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce turned out for the Grand Opening of the First American Title's new location at 1001 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Ste. B-300....

 

Do rates matter?

In comparing today's mortgage rates to exactly one year ago today, we are up almost exactly 1%. That's water under the bridge and can't be changed, but let's take a quick look to see what future rate...

 

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...

 

What about the gas tax?

Recently, I hosted a small business roundtable at my office in Bakersfield for Kern County Entrepreneurs. One thing is certain, and the consensus was clear, taxes are taking too much time and money...

 

New Tehachapi cell tower approved

The Tehachapi City Council voted unanimously to approve a Verizon Wireless cell tower ground lease agreement on Airport Hill, better known as the Rock Pile, located at the rodeo grounds. The original...

 

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...

 

Downtown Tehachapi blossoms

Thanks to a robust economy, a business-friendly climate and the desirability of Tehachapi, our Downtown is operating at full strength. Buildings that sat vacant due to a variety of factors will be...

 

Improvements, growth and new possibilities

Kern County Budget Update This week, the Board of Supervisors passed the county's budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. We are in year three of our four-year plan to eliminate the General Fund...

 

Ag program top topic at meeting

For the second month in a row the Tehachapi School Board meeting room was filled to capacity with those supporting an Agriculture program in the district. On Sept. 11, Highland High School Ag...

 

Settling an estate: Executors inherit important title

Being named as the executor of a family member's estate is generally an honor. It means that person has been chosen to handle the financial affairs of the deceased individual and is trusted to help ca...

 

Best health care in Tehachapi history

It's been hard to miss, but healthcare options in Tehachapi over the last three years have increased significantly. By the end of this year, residents will have at their fingertips, the best care in...

 

Economic Development Update

Dignity Health establishes Tehachapi Medical Practice When Dr. Mark Pesche retired after decades of medical service in Tehachapi, it didn't take long to find a new care provider for the practice locat...

 

New businesses approved by Planning Commission

Two new items of note were brought up before the Tehachapi Planning Commission at their Aug. 13 meeting. Dan Proffitt from Bakersfield presented the design and site plan for a commercial truck wash...

 

The best ideas often come from listening

The business of the City isn't always conducted at City Hall or City Council meetings. Matter of fact, much of what is done to benefit the citizens and the community is conducted at a variety of meeti...

 

Aug. 9 deadline for City Council hopefuls

As of Aug. 2, a total of 11 Tehachapi residents had requested nomination packets that must be submitted to qualify to run for the Tehachapi City Council on the Nov. 6 ballot. By the closing of City Ha...

 

New manager of acute care services joins Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley leadership team

Alida Lorenz, a registered nurse experienced in critical care nursing and neurocritical care, has joined the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley leadership team, hospital president Jeff Lingerfelt annou...

 

Bonnie Quinonez joins Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley to lead rural health clinics

Bonnie Quinonez, a seasoned healthcare leader from Bakersfield who has held a myriad of positions for health systems across the country and locally, has joined the leadership team at Adventist Health...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    August 4, 2018

Final permit issued to Walmart

Craig Stewart, Senior Supervisor for Eleven Western Builders, Inc. pulled the final permit for the construction of the Tehachapi Walmart on July 25 at City Hall. Mayor Pro tem Susan Wiggins was on...

 

Platinum Realty Group Grand Opening

Platinum Realty Group lead by Christy Rabe celebrated their grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 24. Area Realtors, Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and other community members joined in the...

 

Countdown to school

As Tehachapi youngsters are enjoying the remaining days of summer, the Tehachapi Unified School District is preparing for the first day of school on Aug. 15. "There are 10 new teachers but there will...

 

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