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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 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

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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

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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: December 20, 2018

Coffee With the Mayor and City Manager a Big Success

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The December 20th Coffee with the Mayor Pro-tem and City Manager event hosted by the City of Tehachapi was the largest attended in the past year. Approximately 30 community members came out to the Coffee Mill to talk and meet with Mayor Pro-tem Susan Wigg...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Economic Development UP-date December #1

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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 11, 2018

City of Tehachapi Launches New-Look Website

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The City of Tehachapi unveiled the newly-redesigned LiveUpTehachapi.com and TehachapiCityHall.com homepages on Monday October 15th as part of a new online platform with website provider Civic Plus.

Formerly two websites, the new page combines both URL dest...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Economic Development UP-date October #1

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Tehachapi Boulevard Bike Path Receives Local Recognition

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The City of Tehachapi was honored on September 27th, 2018 with an engineering award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the Tehachapi Boulevard Bike Path Project. 

"The City of Tehachapi is honored to receive an award from the A...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Economic Development UP-date, September #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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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Elections Official Provides Facts in District-Elections Issue

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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 Tehachapi City ...

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