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 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...

 

Let's abandon the High Speed Rail Project

At the Feb. 26 meeting of the Kern County Board of Supervisors, I introduced a resolution calling on the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) to abandon the High Speed Rail (HSR) project in...

 

Tehachapi's slice of 'real' winter

I had heard multiple comments over the last few months that it doesn't snow in Tehachapi "like it used to" or like "when I was a kid." I know my former classmate Jon Hammond even wrote about that...

 
 By Ben Graham    Local News    March 2, 2019

What should you do with an inheritance?

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. If you were to receive a sizable inheritance, what should you do with it? This money could help you...

 

Calling a few 'Angels' to deter park vandalism

There's no doubt Tehachapi's parks are a major asset to the community. From quality of life enhancement to health benefits, our beautiful parks make life in the mountains more complete. For our team...

 

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...

 

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...

 

School Board listens to kudos and concerns

Salvation Army Director Sandy Chavez appeared at the Feb. 12 TUSD School Board meeting to express her appreciation for the partnership the Salvation Army shared with the school district. She thanked...

 

Fate of High Speed Rail in Tehachapi

On Feb. 12 during his “State of the State” address, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a scaled-back effort for the California High Speed Rail project. As initially proposed, the City of...

 

Sage Ranch gets initial approval

Sage Ranch may be the largest planned community ever presented to the Tehachapi Planning Commission but, by the end of the presentation, the commission found that Tehachapi resident Stuart Natch and...

 

Working together to build a strong ecosystem

The City of Tehachapi has joined several other stakeholders throughout Kern County in assisting the Kern Economic Development Corporation with a new talent, innovation and entrepreneurship endeavor....

 

The wine was so fine and the food so divine

Pairing food and wine is an art. Our local chef Mano Lujan, owner of Red House BBQ, is a master at the art. He proved it once again at the Rotary Wine Pairing Dinner. Wine in California is plentiful,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

It's tax season!

Tax season is here and the IRS is now accepting both personal and business returns. If you didn't get a chance to do some planning last year to reduce your income tax liability there are still a few...

 

It's party time!

Have you ever been stuck trying to think of a unique theme for an adult or children's party; or perhaps you just need more party space for your event? Picture Perfect Parties can help you with that....

 

TVRPD asked to consider elected board

At their December Board meeting, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District was asked to put a discussion of how Board members are chosen on the January agenda. The request was made by a group of S...

 

New council member sworn in, commissioner chosen

Before any other business was transacted at the Jan. 7 City Council meeting, new council member Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in by City Clerk Tori Marsh. Pogon-Cord had been out of town at the time of...

 

2019, the year ahead

I'm sure you share the pride I feel to live and work in Kern County. Our home is a special place! As we all begin 2019, I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Here are...

 

New council member sworn in, commissioner chosen

Before any other business was transacted at the Jan. 7 City Council meeting, new council member Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in by City Clerk Tori Marsh. Pogon-Cord had been out of town at the time of...

 

New hotel coming to Tehachapi

Look for construction to begin on a new Tehachapi hotel in the coming months. At their Jan. 14 meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design, site plan and the...

 

School District to team with Sandy Hook Promise Foundation

At their first meeting of 2019, the Tehachapi School Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Tehachapi Unified School District and Sandy Hook Promise Foundation (SHPF) to educate TUSD...

 

Wine and dine – an experience to remember at the Rotary's 5th Annual Wine Pairing Dinner

On Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. at The Shed, the Rotary Club of Tehachapi will be hosting the 5th Annual Wine Pairing Dinner, which is one of the Club's major fundraisers for the year. This year the...

 

Rotary learns about Tehachapi Cancer Foundation

Founder of the Tehachapi Cancer Foundation, Jim Wallace, told the Rotary Club of Tehachapi about the mission of the organization that was established by Wallace and his wife Tammy who passed away...

 

We have created a wonderful place

I've written before about the great work being done by very smart and talented people on behalf of the City of Tehachapi. It's work that has an everyday positive impact for the community, our...

 

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