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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 ...

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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...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Staff Honored for Milestones

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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...

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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: June 10, 2020

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

City of Tehachapi 4th of July Fireworks Display Scheduled

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As the 4th of July holiday approaches, the City of Tehachapi will be making modifications to its annual Independence Day celebrations as currently festivals and large gatherings are not permitted in the State of California as a result of COVID-19. In keep...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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On Monday, May 18, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $21.4 million budget for fiscal year 2020-21. The approved budget also addressed subsequent balanced years through 2024-25. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

City Council Appoints Christina Scrivner as Councilwoman

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The Tehachapi City Council appointed Christina Scrivner to fill the open council seat for the remainder of its term. 

Scrivner will serve the remainder of the at-large council seat term vacated by Kenneth Hetge on January 2, 2020. In the upcoming ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

CALED Honors City With Pair of Awards

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The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) in Sacramento recognized the City of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Police Department for two separate awards on February 10, 2020. 

The City of Tehachapi received the Award of Merit f...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Tehachapi Launches Podcast "TehachaPod"

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The City of Tehachapi has added podcasting to its communication portfolio as it launched TehachaPod this week. TehachaPod is a conversation about all things Tehachapi. TehachaPod features interviews with various people in our community.  

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Finance Department Wins Esteemed Budget Presentation Award

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On January 22, 2020, the City of Tehachapi received another award for the Finance Department from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). 

The GFOA notified Finance Director Hannah Chung her department had received the Distinguished Bu...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

2019 Year In Review Available Now

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Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett unveiled the 2019 Year in Review to members of the City staff and then the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce on January 21st. The publication along with multimedia presentation is shared throughout the community hig...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Jay Schlosser Wins 'Engineer of the Year' at State Level

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On January 14, 2020, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) notified Tehachapi City Engineer Jay Schlosser he was the recipient of the Civil Engineer of the Year in the Public Sector Award winner for the State of California.

“I was surpri...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

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 for the year 2019 with the City of Tehachapi receiving two honors.

The first Award of Merit was in the category of Transportation for the downtown Park-and-Ride and Transit...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Capacity Crowd for Small Business Social Media Workshop

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The City of Tehachapi Economic Development and Community Engagement departments hosted a standing-room only presentation on social media for small business on November 19th at the Tehachapi Police Department community room.

The capacity crowd listened the ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Finance Department Wins Excellence Award

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On September 4, the City of Tehachapi’s Finance Department was notified that they had been honored with the “Award of Financial Reporting Achievement” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

The GFOA has been ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

New Reserve Police Officer Sworn In

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The Tehachapi Police Department added to its sworn ranks today with the swearing-in of Anthony Bonelli as a new reserve police officer. Deputy City Clerk Ashley Whitmore swore-in Bonelli in front of Chief of Police Kent Kroeger, several of his fellow offi...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

National Night Out Huge Success In Tehachapi

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More than 1,000 people attended National Night Out in the City of Tehachapi on Tuesday August 6th. “We had a great night talking to the kids, parents and everyone who came out to say hi,” said Chief Kent Kroeger. 

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Neighborhood Improvement Project Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash

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The Tehachapi Police Department held a second cleanup day collecting more than 10 tons of debris in a neighborhood on the North side of town involving volunteers from the community in a few hours. 

On Saturday July 13, nearly 22,000 pounds of bulk...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

First Neighborhood Cleanup Day Collects 8.3 Tons of Bulky Items

Tehachapi Neighborhood Improvement Project

The Neighborhood Improvement Project held a successful Cleanup Day on Saturday June 22. The oldest Tehachapi residential area between the Tehachapi Airport on the North and train tracks to the South was the focus. Tehachapi Police and Code Enforcement Off...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

City, Tehachapi Police Officers Association Reach 5-Year Agreement

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With a 4-0 vote, the Tehachapi City Council approved a new five-year police contract at the June 17th council meeting.  

“We felt it was a fair and equitable contract for both sides,” said Tehachapi Police Officers Association ...

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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: August 29, 2018

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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