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Posted on: September 19, 2022

September Blood Drive Sets Record

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Tehachapi blood donors responded on Wednesday September 7th with the strongest turnout we’ve had in the three years of coordinating blood drives with our community partners. 90 people registered to donate blood, 10 of those were first time donor...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Tehachapi Police Department Holiday Patrol

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TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHIEF KENT KROEGER
(661) 822-2222
November 21, 2022    
Tehachapi Police Department Holiday Patrol            
The Tehachapi Police Department will...
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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Grand Theft Suspects Arrested

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TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHIEF KENT KROEGER
(661) 822-2222
October 2, 2022
On Sunday October 2, 2022, at approximately 3:00 am, an officer from the Tehachapi Police Department was patrolling the parking lot of the Home Depot store located in t...
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Posted on: July 18, 2022

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Tehachapi Police Recognized for Excellence in Policy & Training

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Chief Kent Kroeger (661) 822-2222  

Last year, Tehachapi Police Department Personnel responded to more than 10,000 total incidents.  These incidents included calls for service, criminal investigations, requ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Thank You For A Successful & Patriotic July 4th Celebration

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The City of Tehachapi would like to thank all of those that made this year’s All-American 4th of July Festival and activities a tremendous success.

Special thanks to our title sponsor Alta One Federal Credit Union for their support of the All-Ame...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Balanced Budget Adopted

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Contact: Key Budge 

Phone: 822-2200 x 119 

Date: June 7, 2022 

On Monday, June 6, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $33.3 million budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The approved budget also addressed...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Active Transportation Workshop Recap

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On Thursday March 30 the City of Tehachapi hosted an Active Transportation Workshop for community input into future nonmotorized capital projects at the Tehachapi Police department Community Room. The goal was to identify areas to improve the city&rsq...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

City Manager Addresses Chamber of Commerce

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On March 15, Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett was the first speaker for the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce as they welcomed back their monthly luncheons for 2022. 

Jeanette Pauer the new President of the Greater Chamber of Commerce did a...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Clean California Park Grant Received for Valley Blvd. Park

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The City of Tehachapi was awarded a $2,090,558 grant from the Caltrans Clean California program for a new one-acre park facility on Valley Boulevard.  

The City of Tehachapi proposed a new park on a vacant piece of land owned by the city located o...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Safe Surrender Baby Awareness Month Proclaimed

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Date: February 8, 2022 

On Monday February 7,2022 the Tehachapi City Council proclaimed February to be Safe Surrender Baby Awareness Month. 

At the request of the Kern County Department of Human Services Mayor Phil Sm...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

TehachaPod Season III Debuts

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Season 3, Episode 118  

The TehachaPod podcast debuts season three with “2022 is off and running in Tehachapi”. Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett, Assistant City Manager Corey Costelloe, and Community Engagement Specialist Key Budge tal...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Tehachapi Police Reports Part I Crime Reduction

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Contact: Key Budge

(661) 822-2200 ex.119

Chief Kent Kroeger

(661) 822-2222

The Tehachapi Police Department has completed a review and analysis of the crime statistics for 2021 revealing an 11.5% reduction in Part I crimes from 2020. Part I crimes as defined b...

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