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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Coffee With The Mayor and City Manager

Coffee with Mayor Susan Wiggins

The Coffee with the Mayor and City Manager will meet at The Coffee Mill on Thursday June 20 from 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. 

Mayor Susan Wiggins and City Staff will be on hand to have conversation with those who have questions or would like to l...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

All-American 4th of July Festival Details Announced

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The City of Tehachapi is proud to announce the events lineup for the All-American 4th of July Festival on Thursday, July 4. This year’s festival is once again presented by S-Power.

The festivities begin at Philip Marx Central Park with the All-Am...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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On Monday, June 3, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $21 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The approved budget also addressed subsequent balanced years through 2023-24. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including t...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Economic Development UP-date May #2

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Heritage League, Main Street add History Walk Downtown

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A joint partnership between the City of Tehachapi, the Tehachapi Heritage League and Main Street Tehachapi culminated on May 7, 2018 with the installation of the new history walk plaques on S. Green Street in Downtown Tehachapi.

The walk starts on the nort...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Economic Development UP-date May #1

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Economic Development UP-date April #2

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Over 125 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected

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PRESS RELEASE TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT 

CHIEF KENT KROEGER 

(661) 822-2222 

April 29, 2019 

On Saturday April 27th, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the national Prescription Drug Take Back Day in partners...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Economic Development UP-date April #1

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Talk It Up April 2019 Newsletter

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Check out the April 2019 edition of Talk It Up, the official newsletter of the City of Tehachapi. Read Here...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City of Tehachapi Announces Ring Partnership and Subsidy for City Residents

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TEHACHAPI, CA – March 29, 2019 - Tehachapi today 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 ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Economic Development UP-date March 2019

2019 Kern Economic Summit

The March 2019 Economic Development UP-date from the City of Tehachapi is available here.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Kern County Grand Jury Issues Report on City of Tehachapi

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On March 1, the County of Kern Grand Jury released its report following an annual review on the operation and management of the City of Tehachapi.

“We were pleased at the findings of the grand jury, city staff takes pride in working hard for its citizens. ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Talk It Up March 2019 Newsletter

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Read the latest edition of Talk It Up, the City of Tehachapi's newsletter. Each month we highlight the accomplishments and public outreach from various City departments.

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Officers Obtain DRE Certification

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TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF KENT KROEGER

(661) 822-2222

February 28, 2019

OFFICERS OBTAIN D.R.E. CERTIFICATION

Officer Amy Smith and Officer Richard Kiser of the Tehachapi Police Department recently received their certification as Drug Recognition Expert...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Safe Route To Schools Grant Awarded for Snyder Project

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On January 30, 2019 the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $1,495,000 grant from the Active Transportation Program (ATP) through Caltrans for the improved safety of children walking to school.

The project will include new curbs, sidewalks, gutters, and bike p...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Economic Development UP-date February

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Highway Safety Improvement Grant Awarded to the City of Tehachapi

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On December 12, 2018 the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $220,000 grant from the Highway Safety Improvement Program through Caltrans for an enhanced pedestrian visibility project.

The project will provide flashing beacons and pedestrian signage to increase...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Reacts to High Speed Rail Decision by Governor Newsom

High Speed Rail Through Tehachapi

On Tuesday, February 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 Tehachapi was to be impacted by the rail line to...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Released

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The City of Tehachapi presented an independent auditor’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 to the Tehachapi City Council on February 4.

The City’s general fund as well as the enterpris...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Tehachapi Named 'Safest City in Kern County'

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PRESS RELEASE

TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF KENT KROEGER

(661) 822-2222

Tehachapi Named ‘Safest City in Kern County’     

January 23, 2019- The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named the City ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

City Officials Sworn In

Joan Pogon Cord Sworn in

On Monday January 7th newly elected Tehachapi City Councilmember Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in at the regularly scheduled meeting. The Tehachapi City Council now has all five positions filled. Due to the passing of Mayor Ed Grimes on May 21, 2018 the counc...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

City of Tehachapi Wins Two Regional Merit Awards

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The Kern Council of Governments has announced their annual Regional Awards of Merit with the City of Tehachapi receiving two honors for 2018.

Tehachapi Police Chief Kent Kroeger was named the recipient of the ‘Richard A. Maxwell Regional Award of...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

New City Council Sworn In

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On Monday December 17th the newly elected officials for the Tehachapi City Council and Treasurer were sworn in at the regularly scheduled meeting.

Mayor Pro-tem Susan Wiggins, Councilmember Phil Smith were re-elected to the council, and newly elected Counc...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

City of Tehachapi Awarded Urban Greening Grant

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SACRAMENTO – The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $24.7 million in funding for 20 infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening program. The City of Tehachapi was awarded $889,300 for the Citywide Tree Planting and Stormwat...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Economic Development UP-date October #2

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back Results Announced

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On Saturday October 27, 2018, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Economic Development UP-date October #1

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

City Issues Building Permits for Walmart

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 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 De...

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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 ...

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