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Civic Calendar: Get involved in your community | News  Tehachapi News

Each week, Tehachapi News publishes a list of government meetings to help the community get involved in local decisions.

Visitor Guide: Relocating and living in Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

The city of Tehachapi is an ideal destination for people and families of all ages, offering affordable housing, low crime rates, clean air, favorable weather, and a ...

New education opportunities offered at Tehachapi High School  Tehachapi News

New education opportunities are emerging as Tehachapi High School joins other rural communities by assisting students to complete college credits while ...

William 'Bill' Horton, 1935–2019  Tehachapi News

Bill Horton went to be with the Lord and Savior on May 8, 2019.

Tehachapi High homecoming festivities ramp up with traditional parade  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School Warriors concluded a week of daytime Homecoming festivities with their annual parade Friday morning. Homecoming week began with ...

TUSD announces Classified Employee, Teacher of the Year  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Unified School District has announced the recipients of Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year for 2019. Recipients will ...

'Flowers for Algernon' to open at Tehachapi High School May 2  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School's drama class is proud to present "Flowers for Algernon" starting May 2.

Tehachapi Unified working with county superintendent on suspensions, chronic absenteeism  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Unified School District is partnering with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office to combat findings that show TUSD has high ...

TUSD board votes to consolidate Monroe Continuation School to Tehachapi High  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Unified School District Board unanimously voted at its meeting Tuesday night to consolidate several district programs, including the Monroe ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Cousins crowned Tehachapi High homecoming king, queen during festivities  Tehachapi News

The 2018 Tehachapi High School Homecoming king and queen were announced during halftime Friday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mr. Warrior for 2019 crowned — times two this year  Tehachapi News

In a stunning first-ever result, Friday night's 2019 Mr. Warrior competition at Tehachapi High School produced two top winners.

No answers on Tehachapi High school vandalism; principal says 'all leads' point to students  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School remains without answers on who vandalized its campus two weeks ago, but trees and funds have since been donated by community ...

Tehachapi High School hit with extensive vandalism  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School was rocked by extensive vandalism Thursday, with staff arriving to find that sometime overnight more than 25 trees were cut down on ...

Freshmen basketball team places first in league  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi High School Freshman Basketball Team won first place in League play with a record of nine wins and one loss.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tehachapi High's Class of 2018 celebrates at graduation  Tehachapi News

Parents and friends whose hands were filled with balloons and posters waved and shouted to the graduating Class of 2018 Tehachapi High School seniors as ...

New suspension program slated to start this year in Tehachapi Unified School District  Tehachapi News

Students at several schools within the Tehachapi Unified School District may soon be placed into a new program if they are disruptive or show negative behavior ...

THS Drama Club presents 'The Outsiders'  Tehachapi News

It's the Greasers versus the Socials in Christopher Sergel's play adaptation of S.E. Hinton's classic novel, "The Outsiders." In 1983, film director Francis Ford ...

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Singing' their way to wins in the Lip Sync contest  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School's 35th annual Lip Synchronization competition was held before a packed audience.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tehachapi High School graduation 2018 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Tehachapi High School students celebrated their graduation Thursday night with commencement at Coy Burnett Stadium. See even more photos from this ...

STEAM Center rockets toward completion  Tehachapi News

What started out as a dream is now so close to completion you can virtually reach out and touch it.

Remembering Tehachapi: Longtime residents look back over the years  Tehachapi News

Infrastructure, housing, businesses and transportation have all changed dramatically in Tehachapi within the last 50 years. Many residents and visitors ...

The year in review for 2018: Remembering Mayor Ed Grimes, waiting for a new hospital and more  Tehachapi News

With 2019 just around the corner, we take some time to reflect on the past year. A lot happened in the first half of 2018. Tehachapi mourned the death of ...

Teachers, parents voice opinion on next superintendent choice  Tehachapi News

Administrators, teachers and parents voiced their opinion on the skills, knowledge and personal qualities they would like to see in the next superintendent for the ...

Boys basketball season preview: Coach Cramer fields 'perfect storm'  Tehachapi News

There's a new head coach for Tehachapi Warriors boys basketball and he's already identified a nickname for his first team: “the perfect storm.”

AST donates 200 computers to Tehachapi schools  Tehachapi News

The Arts, Science & Technology Educational Corporation of Tehachapi (AST) continued its work with the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base by donating ...

THS robotics team picks up second Inspiration Award, qualifies for World Championships  Tehachapi News

Well, they have done it again. Tehachapi High School's Cyber Penguins have won the Engineering Inspiration Award at the Central Valley Regional ...

New Sage Ranch housing development in discussion with city of Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

New farmhouse-style cottages, family housing, town houses and apartments may soon come to Tehachapi. The Sage Ranch plan — now under discussion with ...

Ruben (Tony) Montana, 1936-2018  Tehachapi News

This inspiring Tehachapi man went to be with the Lord Oct. 4, 2018. He was born in Tehachapi on Jan. 30, 1936, of parents Maria and Ponciano Montana.

Students gather at Tehachapi High School to advocate for gun control, remember dead in Florida school shooting  Tehachapi News

More than 60 students, some with tears in their eyes, left their Tehachapi High School classrooms at 10 a.m. Wednesday to respectfully gather on school ...

City Council enters agreement to start work on Sage Ranch's environmental impact report  Tehachapi News

Developers of Sage Ranch, a proposed housing development in Tehachapi that would include apartments, town homes and single-family residences, are ...

Local schools receive donation of 370 books  Tehachapi News

Local K-12 schools in the Tehachapi Unified School District recently received a generous donation of 370 books from the 412th Test Wing Library at Edwards Air ...

56th Annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival theme contest announced  Tehachapi News

The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and the 56th Annual Mountain Festival Committee are looking for a theme for the 56th Annual Tehachapi ...

Karen Marie Cervantes, 1962-2018  Tehachapi News

It is with great sadness that the family of Karen Marie Cervantes announces her passing. On Dec. 26, 2018, at the age of 56, Karen passed away peacefully at ...

Let the races begin! Mountain bike season has arrived in Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

Once again it's mountain bike season. It's the time of year when 40 Tehachapi students brave the cold weather and mountainous terrain to prepare for NICA's ...

The year in review for the second half of 2018: Wind energy success, Walmart, a new hospital and more  Tehachapi News

Now that the New Year has arrived, we take some time to reflect on the second half of 2018.

Welding courses slated to be offered at Tehachapi High in January  Tehachapi News

Senior high school students and adults wishing to start a new career will have the opportunity through Adult Education welding classes soon to be offered ...

Henry (Hank) Shrader, 1939–2019  Tehachapi News

Hank was born on June 17, 1939, in Heavener, Okla., to Roy and Pearl. Soon after his birth, they moved the family of six to Bakersfield, Calif., where as a.

Local beauty queen captures Royal International title  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi High School freshman Trinity Madden, 14, continued to excel on her path of pageantry after she was crowned Miss California Royal International ...

Teacher honored for more than 30 years of service  Tehachapi News

More than 40 friends, family and staff members from Tehachapi High School honored biology teacher James Henderson for his more than 30 years of *service* to ...

Carol E. Preisendorfer, Dec. 25, 1935 - Dec. 26, 2018  Tehachapi News

Carol Elizabeth Preisendorfer (nee McKechnie), our beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend passed away. She was born ...

Your schedule for an 'All-American' July 4th in Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

All are welcome to join the city of Tehachapi for hometown fun in this year's All-American 4th of July Festival, which will include annual events such as the ...

Progress made on new Sage Ranch housing development  Tehachapi News

Developers of Sage Ranch, a proposed housing development in Tehachapi that would include apartments, town homes and single-family residences, are ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Evening of the Arts at THS highlights student achievements  Tehachapi News

Students participating in Evening of the Arts at the Tehachapi High School showcased their talents in photography, live drama, improvisational theater, graphic ...

Tehachapi Stadium Foundation talks about scope of new THS stadium  Tehachapi News

Warrior supporters are kicking off plans to help support and fund a new Tehachapi High School football stadium.

Eric M. Myers, 1946-2018  Tehachapi News

Eric M. Myers, 72, from Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on Dec. 18, 2018. He was born Sept. 26, 1946 in Peekskill, N.Y. His parents, Gerald and Frances Myers, ...

Welding instruction, GED testing center up and running  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Education Center, in partnership with Cerro Coso Community College, has launched a new welding class and opened a certified GED testing ...

Pen in Hand: Tehachapi Oldtimers Reunion: more than half a century of celebrating life in Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

A large group of longtime Tehachapi residents gathered in Phil Marx Central Park (also known as City Park) on Sunday, Aug. 5 for a fun chance to visit, ...

Project Lead the Way returns with generous grant funding  Tehachapi News

Efforts by volunteers and students to keep specialized engineering and design classes open to students at Tehachapi High School have paid off.

Donald Brashears, 1968-2019  Tehachapi News

Donald Brashears, a 20-year resident of Tehachapi, passed away Feb. 17, 2019. He worked with lrs Realty and Home Depot. He was a very hard worker and ...

Pen in Hand: Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce a beautiful wildflower: Miss Lacy Phacelia  Tehachapi News

Spring is walking her way upslope into the Tehachapi Mountains, turning hillsides green with new grass. Against this verdant matrix she is also scattering ...

Tehachapi Unified School District board members receive training on public meetings  Tehachapi News

A workshop at a special Tehachapi Unified School District board meeting covered Brown Act laws, documents, rights of the public and rules of open and closed ...

Lucille H. Martinez, Sept. 7, 1926 - Jan. 31, 2019  Tehachapi News

Carson City resident Lucille H. Martinez, 92, passed away peacefully at Skyline Estates in Carson City, Nev., on Jan. 31, 2019. Lucille was born in Monolith, ...

Tehachapi High crowns homecoming queen, king  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi High School homecoming King and Queen for 2017 were crowned Friday night at Tehachapi High School's homecoming football game.

JV tennis team caps off season  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi High School JV tennis team ended its season this year with the South Yosemite League Tournament held at Golden Valley High School in ...

Tehachapi Unified sixth-grade center approved for Jacobsen Middle School  Tehachapi News

Students at Jacobsen Middle School will have some new classrooms next year as plans and construction were approved at Tuesday's regular school board ...

Upcoming events: Lots to do in, around Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

COMMUNITY. J & M Dance Center presents A Decade of Dance, a 10-year anniversary show. Joy's Show will be at 6 p.m. Friday, June 8. Mindi's Show will be at ...

Warriors fall to Drillers on the road  Tehachapi News

Lessons learned from some game results are not discovered until further along in a season's journey. For the Tehachapi Warriors, Friday night's 57-7 loss at ...

Keesey wraps up prep golf career  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi High School Warriors golf team traveled to Lemoore for the Division III sectional championships on May 15.

Mountain biking picks up more medals in second Vail Lake run  Tehachapi News

Vail Lake once again hosted the NICA, SoCal League's mountain bike race, the weekend of March 30 and 31.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tehachapi High Class of 2017 graduation | Multimedia  Tehachapi News

The Warriors celebrate at their commencement ceremony.

Luiz Francisco Adame, May 1, 1981–April 4, 2019  Tehachapi News

Luiz Francisco Adame was taken from all of his loved ones due to a fatal hit and run accident in Bakersfield, Calif. He was 37.

'Teaching on the importance of taking care of our bodies': Students say 'no' to drugs for Red Ribbon Week  Tehachapi News

Red ribbons attached to students' clothes and backpacks waved in the Tehachapi wind as students smiled and proudly dressed up as Disney characters or ...

Terra-Gen Operating Company named Large Business of the Year for 2019  Tehachapi News

If you were to ask its chief operating officer, Terra-Gen Operating Company is a large-scale utility developer, owner and operator of renewable power generation ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Two teens take Mr. Warrior 2019 crown  Tehachapi News

In a stunning first-ever result, the 2019 Mr. Warrior competition at Tehachapi High School produced two top winners. Seniors Mathias Ahlgren, an exchange ...

KCSO: All three victims of plane crash in Tehachapi Mountains recovered  Tehachapi News

The three victims of the plane crash in the Tehachapi Mountains were recovered Sunday afternoon, the Kern County Sheriff's Office reported Sunday night.

Community remembers Tehachapi Mayor Ed Grimes at memorial  The Bakersfield Californian

Tehachapi Mayor Ed Grimes was remembered Tuesday as “Voice of the Warriors,” “Mr. Tehachapi,” “Coach Grimes,” “Papa Ed” and ultimately as an ...

Santa returns to Tehachapi for 18th annual Christmas Parade  Tehachapi News

It's that time of year again to bundle up the kids and head to downtown Tehachapi for the 18th Annual Christmas Parade to be held Saturday, Dec. 1. Lauded for.

Heritage Oak School earns second place in cross-country meet  Tehachapi News

Heritage Oak (Tehachapi's Christian school) had its first cross-country meet at McFarland High School on Sept. 1.

High school foreign exchange students welcomed to Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

In the past few years (after about a 10-year hiatus), I have again become active as an area coordinator for ASSE International Foreign Exchange Programs.

TUSD board finalizes contracts for interim superintendent, search firm  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi Unified School District trustees approved contracts for the interim superintendent and to hire a search firm to find a permanent superintendent at their ...

Grand jury says Tehachapi Unified School District needs active participation, further training  Tehachapi News

The Tehachapi Unified School District should more actively recruit participation in district leadership and its board should receive further training on ...

Measure R for Tehachapi parks fails  Tehachapi News

Election results out Wednesday show Measure R, the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District bond, has failed.

Patricia Ann “Sody” Gassaway, 1936–2018  Tehachapi News

Patricia Ann “Sody” Gassaway passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 25, 2018. She was 82. A public graveside *service* will be held at the Tehachapi ...

Samuel B. Guerra, Oct. 22, 1928–April 13, 2019  Tehachapi News

Sam was born and lived his entire life in Kern County, except for military *service* with the Army Air Corps from 1945 to 1948. Sam lived in Bakersfield, moving to.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tehachapi High students lip sync their way to wins  Tehachapi News

An enthusiastic crowd of nearly 800 cheered on 13 lip sync teams Friday night in the Tehachapi High School gym.

Tehachapi Police offer Thanksgiving home, travel safety tips  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi Police issued a slew of safety tips as you head into your Thanksgiving weekend — whether that is with plans to travel or stay home.

Candidate for City Council District at-large: Pete Graff  Tehachapi News

Pete Graff, candidate for City Council District at-large.

'It will change the way the city uses our water': City Council approves plan to study ways to increase groundwater supply  Tehachapi News

City officials approved a plan for a new groundwater sustainability project, hoping it will be a solution to increase the supply of groundwater and find a place for ...

Coroner releases names of three killed in plane crash in Tehachapi  Tehachapi News

The three people killed in a plane crash in Tehachapi last week have been identified.

"It gave everybody a road map;" Downtown Tehachapi Master Plan vision becoming reality  Tehachapi News

Tourism has grown, local spending is gaining momentum, businesses are remodeling old downtown buildings and modern design and infrastructure ...

Ever build an airplane? High school students learn how at Tehachapi Municipal Airport  Tehachapi News

If Tehachapi High School students want to know more about aviation, they now have a unique opportunity — building their own airplane.

First Friday at Tehachapi Treasure Trove to feature teachers and students  Tehachapi News

First Friday Fun Fest will be celebrated at Tehachapi Treasure Trove on Friday evening, Jan. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. January's First Friday will be a celebration of the.

Tehachapi teacher slammed for homophobic slur on social media  The Bakersfield Californian

A Tehachapi High School teacher was blasted on social media this week for posting a homophobic slur on her personal Facebook account.

Semi truck accident stalls traffic on Highway 58  Tehachapi News

A single vehicle semi truck and trailer accident during Saturday afternoon's storm slowed westbound traffic on Highway 58 at Broome Road.

Ethan Sanchez graduates from basic training  Tehachapi News

U.S. Air Force Airman Ethan Sanchez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

PHOTO GALLERY: Give me some of that old-time fiddling  Tehachapi News

Now in its 42nd year, fiddlers from Tehachapi and beyond participated in two days of competition this weekend during the Old Time Fiddle Contest.

Two THS seniors awarded scholarships on National Signing Day  Tehachapi News

Going to practice, keeping up their grades and being successful leaders at Tehachapi High School has paid off for two seniors who were awarded college ...

Softball standout earns rookie honors  Tehachapi News

Former Tehachapi High School softball standout Erin Askins has been named Rookie of the Week of the Liberty League for her contributions to the 19th-ranked ...

Wayne Robert Hazelhurst, 1941–2018  Tehachapi News

Wayne Robert Hazelhurst, 77, died peacefully at home on Nov. 7, 2018, after a long illness bravely fought. Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Canada, to Helen and ...

Smart911 Emergency program is successfully being used in community  Tehachapi News

Community members with mental health issues, the homeless or those battling substance abuse are successfully using a program called Smart911, helping the ...

Health Department shuts The Burger Spot after cockroaches found  Tehachapi News

The Burger Spot in Tehachapi closed Tuesday after the Kern County Health Department observed a number of health code violations during an inspection.

Lady Braves soccer season comes to an end  Tehachapi News

The 2017-18 Tehachapi High School junior varsity girls soccer team ended its season with 4 wins, 4 losses and 2 ties.

FIFTY PHOTOS: THS sends Class of 2016 into the world  Tehachapi News

Clad in green and white caps and gowns, 263 graduates marched onto the football field of Coy Burnett Stadium Thursday evening to “Pomp and Circumstance” ...

'Murder at the Goon Show' to be performed at Tehachapi High  Tehachapi News

"Murder at the Goon Show," a comedic murder mystery spoof, features lots of zany characters and plot twists.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eat chili, meet the Cyber Penguins' competition robot  Tehachapi News

Members of the Tehachapi High School Robotics Club — known as the Cyber Penguins — were out in full force Saturday at their 11th annual Chili Cook-off and ...

Tehachapi Mayor Ed Grimes dies at age 75  The Bakersfield Californian

Three-time Tehachapi Mayor Edward Clem Grimes, a champion of his beloved city who was known as “the Voice of the Warriors,” died Monday. He was 75.

Tehachapi prison guard convicted of murder in slaying of estranged wife's lover  Tehachapi News

A Kern County jury found a Tehachapi prison guard guilty of first-degree murder Friday morning in the slaying of his estranged wife's lover.

Pushup challenge at Tehachapi High draws attention to upcoming U.S. Army All-Star Bowl  Tehachapi News

Students' faces were focused, their teeth clenched, and some turned red as they tried to do as many pushups as possible — all within two minutes.

Ronald Clay Caler (Conway), 1966-2019  Tehachapi News

Born April 28, 1966, Ron joined Our Heavenly Father on Feb. 21, 2019, at the age of 52.

Michael Steven Smith, 1949-2018  Tehachapi News

Michael passed on June 29, 2018 at Mercy Hospital, the same hospital where he was born in 1949.

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