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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Tehachapi Farmer's Market Accepting Vendor/Entertainment Applications

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The City of Tehachapi is now accepting vendor and entertainment applications for the 2023 Tehachapi Farmer’s Market. The Tehachapi Farmer’s Market will be held on Thursdays June 1 through August 17, 4 PM- 7 PM, on Green Street in Downt...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Keith Sackewitz Appointed to City Council

City Councilmember takes the oath of office.

Keith Sackewitz was selected by the Tehachapi City Council to fill the vacancy in District 2.

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Tehachapi Announces Police Chief Retirement


Kent Kroeger has retired as Chief of Police after nine years at TPD and 35 years in the law enforcement profession.

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Davies Elected Mayor, Pogon-Cord Mayor Pro-tem

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Michael Davies was selected by his peers on December 19, 2022 to serve a two-year term as Mayor of the City of Tehachapi. Councilmember Joan Pogon-Cord was also unanimously elected as Mayor Pro-Tem during the proceedings.

Davies has served on the Tehachapi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

City of Tehachapi Statement Regarding the State Closure of Corrections Facilities

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On December 6th the State of California and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced the closing and “deactivation” of several prisons across California, two impacting the Tehachapi area. The CDCR announced...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

September Blood Drive Sets Record

Woman Donates Blood at medical facility

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: 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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