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 By Linda Flores    Local News    May 11, 2019 

Installation of new officers

The Tehachapi Mountain Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently held their annual end-of-year meeting. Election and installation of new officers for the 2019-2020 year...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    May 11, 2019 

Updated rail crossings discussed

At their May 6 meeting, the Tehachapi City Council presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mary Lou Corpus-Zamudio for her time as a representative of the City on the Tehachapi Valley Recreation...

 

Adopt-A-Flag program is back

In 2012, the City of Tehachapi introduced a sponsorship program that allowed businesses, organizations, families or individuals to sponsor an American flag in downtown Tehachapi. The sponsorship...

 

The Spirited Bead celebrates 20 years in Tehachapi

In honor of their mothers, Karen Lewis and her husband opened The Spirited Bead on Mother's Day in 1999. Though this Mother's Day weekend marks the official anniversary, they will celebrate their...

 

Cricket Wireless Grand Opening

The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and members of the community joined Cricket Area Sales Manager Janely Portillo for the Grand Opening of the new Cricket Wireless store in Tehachapi. Cricket...

 
 By Jay Thompson    Local News    May 11, 2019 

Special tax treatment for the wealthy

Do wealthy individuals get "special" treatment when it comes to paying taxes? It can often seem that way. Last month Amazon reported that it will not owe any federal taxes for the second year in a...

 

Highlighting the success within the economic landscape of our community

Walmart begins hiring process for Tehachapi store Tehachapi store manager Amy Garcia has announced that the Tehachapi Walmart is accepting applications for 200-250 positions that will work in the new...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    April 27, 2019

Council talks aviation, future projects

Two aviation related youth groups were front and center at the April 15 City Council meeting. Agenda items involving Tehachapi youth were discussed at length. The first was the Build-a-Plane project...

 
 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...

 

'Comfort' bears bring smiles to Tehachapi's youngest patients

Once Tehachapi was sure we were getting a new hospital and before Adventist Health became a partner with the Tehachapi Health Care District, The Rotary Club of Tehachapi and The Lions Club of...

 

Did you know?

Did you know that you can help the City keep Tehachapi beautiful? There is a link on the Tehachapi city website called Request Tracker www.liveuptehachapi.com/requesttracker.aspx through which you...

 

Ring partnership and subsidy program for Tehachapi residents

Tehachapi announced its partnership with Ring and their joint subsidy program to provide discounts for local residents who wish to purchase select home security devices. During the subsidy program per...

 

God given, man made

There's no denying the fact that we live in an amazing place. In a mountain valley that looms over deserts to our east and rich agriculture valleys to our west. Tehachapi was forged from its very...

 

Making healthcare a tax savings strategy

As a Business Advisor and Tax Consultant, I speak to hundreds of clients every year. I love saving money for my clients, but it seems to be getting tougher every year to do so. One of the biggest...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 30, 2019

Next step for development, rental license update

The City Council voted on March 18 to proceed with the development of a CEQA Environmental Impact Report for the planned housing project to be located on 138 acres on the south side of Valley Blvd....

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 30, 2019

Trafficking discussed at Chamber lunch

Doug Bennett from Magdalene Hope and Josh Pierce EMS Outreach Coordinator for Dignity Health, teamed up at the March Chamber of Commerce lunch to present a shocking program on the human trafficking...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

'The Rest of the Story'

Legendary radio broadcaster Paul Harvey had a well-known feature that was heard by millions of Americans on radio stations across the country each week, it was called "The Rest of the Story." His feat...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 16, 2019

TVRPD to apply for revitalization grants

Last month, Cristin Lassen was appointed to the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District Board by the Tehachapi City Council. The March 12 TVRPD Board meeting was Lassen's first meeting as a...

 
 By Pat Doody    Local News    March 16, 2019

The importance of planning ahead

Sally Periman Lawrence and Andrew Atkins from Wood Family Funeral Home spoke to Tehachapi Rotary on March 6 about the importance of making your final wishes known to your loved ones before they are...

 

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...

 

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