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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Waste Management Announces Labor Day Schedule

Tehachapi, Calif. Waste Management’s curbside residential and commercial trash and recycling pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day throughout the week of Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. In addition, all Waste Management ope...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

New Public Works Director Hired

 

The City of Tehachapi is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Marsh as Public Works Director. Marsh, a Tehachapi resident, has more than 15 years of management experience including 11 years as a Maintenance Manager, Engineer and Planner at Lehi...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Court Rules In Favor of City Elections Official in Lawsuit

Kern County Superior Court ruled in favor of the City of Tehachapi and City Elections Official Ashley Whitmore in a civil suit brought forth by Peter Graff on Wednesday.

In his ruling Judge J. Eric Bradshaw reiterated the importance of the City Elections O...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

City Issues Building Permits for Walmart

It's official as the Walmart plans and final permits were issued at Tehachapi City Hall on July 24, 2018. The project has been in planning for several years at a site on Tucker Road near Tehachapi Blvd.Jay Schlosser Developmen...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2018

Wreaths Across America Accepting Donations for Tehachapi

wreaths logo

Wreaths Across America Accepting Donations for Tehachapi

The Tehachapi community is invited to take part as one of 1,400 locations nationwide in this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony honoring military veterans.

Each year, Wreaths Across Amer...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mayor Ed Grimes, 1943-2018

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At 1:45 PM, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Tehachapi lost one of its most vocal champions when Mayor Ed Grimes passed away, surrounded by his large and loving family.

Despite serving as a member of the Tehachapi City Council since January 2003, Ed of...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Residents Turn Out For 'Coffee With A Cop'

Aaron in Patrol Car

 

On Thursday May 10, 2018 the Tehachapi Police Department teamed up with McDonald’s in Tehachapi for Coffee with a Cop and invited the community to stop by and say hello.

"These events allow people to come up and talk to police off...

Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Freedom Plaza Earns Statewide Recognition

freedom plaza resized for web.jpg

Tehachapi’s Freedom Plaza and Visitor’s Center, already recipient of three regional awards by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Council for Engineering Companies, will now be recognized with another award at the ...

Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Elections Official Provides Facts in District-Elections Issue

In order to clarify and to provide facts surrounding the City’s change from at-large to district-based elections I would like to offer the following information on the history of the district voting ordinance as unanimously approved by the Tehac...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Tehachapi Announces Lowest Part 1 Crime Rate in City History

 

Thanks to the efforts of the community in cooperation with Tehachapi Police Department, the Part I Crime rate for the City of Tehachapi dropped to an all-time low in 2017.

Police Chief Kent Kroeger reported that Part I Crime levels dropped 18.4 ...

Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Safety Milestone Reached for City Employees

confined space.jpg

 

The City of Tehachapi for the first time recorded an injury free year for its workforce.

"We have special people who are committed to working for the city and making it a great place to live and work. Tyler Napier has worked very hard in c...

Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2017

TPD Prescription Drug Take Back Results

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of p...

Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Staff Honored for Milestones

Perrin Cowan and Greg Garrett

On Tuesday October 24 the City of Tehachapi recognized employees for reaching milestone markers for their years of service to the City. "We are so lucky to have dedicated people in our organization. The city would not function at the high level it d...

Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Greg Garrett Selected for GAVEA Board of Directors

Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett has been selected to serve of the Board of Directors for the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA). This three year term will allow Tehachapi and Eastern Kern County to continue to have a voice in the econo...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Waste Management Announces Labor Day Schedule

Tehachapi, Calif. Waste Management’s curbside residential and commercial trash and recycling pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day throughout the week of Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. In addition, all Waste Management ope...

Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2018

New Public Works Director Hired

 

The City of Tehachapi is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Marsh as Public Works Director. Marsh, a Tehachapi resident, has more than 15 years of management experience including 11 years as a Maintenance Manager, Engineer and Planner at Lehi...

Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2018

Court Rules In Favor of City Elections Official in Lawsuit

Kern County Superior Court ruled in favor of the City of Tehachapi and City Elections Official Ashley Whitmore in a civil suit brought forth by Peter Graff on Wednesday.

In his ruling Judge J. Eric Bradshaw reiterated the importance of the City Elections O...

Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2018

City Issues Building Permits for Walmart

It's official as the Walmart plans and final permits were issued at Tehachapi City Hall on July 24, 2018. The project has been in planning for several years at a site on Tucker Road near Tehachapi Blvd.Jay Schlosser Developmen...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2018

Wreaths Across America Accepting Donations for Tehachapi

wreaths logo

Wreaths Across America Accepting Donations for Tehachapi

The Tehachapi community is invited to take part as one of 1,400 locations nationwide in this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony honoring military veterans.

Each year, Wreaths Across Amer...

Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mayor Ed Grimes, 1943-2018

ed grimes

 

At 1:45 PM, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Tehachapi lost one of its most vocal champions when Mayor Ed Grimes passed away, surrounded by his large and loving family.

Despite serving as a member of the Tehachapi City Council since January 2003, Ed of...

Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Residents Turn Out For 'Coffee With A Cop'

Aaron in Patrol Car

 

On Thursday May 10, 2018 the Tehachapi Police Department teamed up with McDonald’s in Tehachapi for Coffee with a Cop and invited the community to stop by and say hello.

"These events allow people to come up and talk to police off...

Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2018

Tehachapi Announces Lowest Part 1 Crime Rate in City History

 

Thanks to the efforts of the community in cooperation with Tehachapi Police Department, the Part I Crime rate for the City of Tehachapi dropped to an all-time low in 2017.

Police Chief Kent Kroeger reported that Part I Crime levels dropped 18.4 ...

Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Freedom Plaza Earns Statewide Recognition

freedom plaza resized for web.jpg

Tehachapi’s Freedom Plaza and Visitor’s Center, already recipient of three regional awards by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Council for Engineering Companies, will now be recognized with another award at the ...

Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Elections Official Provides Facts in District-Elections Issue

In order to clarify and to provide facts surrounding the City’s change from at-large to district-based elections I would like to offer the following information on the history of the district voting ordinance as unanimously approved by the Tehac...

Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Safety Milestone Reached for City Employees

confined space.jpg

 

The City of Tehachapi for the first time recorded an injury free year for its workforce.

"We have special people who are committed to working for the city and making it a great place to live and work. Tyler Napier has worked very hard in c...

Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2017

Tehachapi Hosts KCAC Dinner

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The City of Tehachapi hosted members of the Kern County Association of Cities for a special dinner at The Shed restaurant on Monday October 30.

"We get together to learn about each cities winning stories in their economic growth and then ask ourselv...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

TPD Prescription Drug Take Back Results

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of p...

Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Staff Honored for Milestones

Perrin Cowan and Greg Garrett

On Tuesday October 24 the City of Tehachapi recognized employees for reaching milestone markers for their years of service to the City. "We are so lucky to have dedicated people in our organization. The city would not function at the high level it d...

Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Greg Garrett Selected for GAVEA Board of Directors

Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett has been selected to serve of the Board of Directors for the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA). This three year term will allow Tehachapi and Eastern Kern County to continue to have a voice in the econo...

Read on...