Posted on: October 5, 2021
The first two Tehachapi Beautiful Awards were given to two longtime homeowners in the City of Tehachapi.
The Tehachapi Beautiful Awards is simply a recognition award for homeowners showing pride in their properties. Socorro and Carl Schmidt recei...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2021
The City of Tehachapi was honored on September 23, 2021, with the Outstanding Transportation Project engineering award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the Tehachapi Rail Corridor Pedestrian Safety & Enhancement Project.
Posted on: September 15, 2021
The City of Tehachapi is happy to announce the collaboration between the Tehachapi Salvation Army and the Tehachapi Rotary Club on the “Coats for Kids” drop-off program beginning now and running through October 14.
The Salvati...Read on...
Posted on: September 9, 2021
On the latest TehachaPod we ask, “Where were you on September 11, 2001?” With the 20th anniversary of these tragic events that killed nearly 3,000 innocent Americans on that day, we found ourselves talking about how vivid the memories ...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2021
The Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors recently recognized City of Tehachapi Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe as the ‘2020 Affiliate of the Year’ at their annual installation event on Friday, August 6 at Dorner Fami...Read on...
Posted on: August 3, 2021
Season 2, Episode 90
Earthquake preparedness should be part of every family’s emergency plans. Ron Strand, City Manager for the City of Ridgecrest visits the TehachaPod studios to talk about how the Ridgecrest community survived the 6.4 and 7.1 ...Read on...
Posted on: June 24, 2021
On Monday, June 21, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $27.4 million budget for fiscal year 2021-22. The approved budget also addressed subsequent fiscal years through 2025-26. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including ...Read on...
Posted on: May 27, 2021
108 new American Flags are on display throughout Downtown Tehachapi thanks to the city’s Public Works Department.
Each year the City of Tehachapi places new American flags in the downtown area prior to Memorial Day. The process of prope...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2021
On Thursday June 3, 2021, the City of Tehachapi will hold the first Tehachapi Farmer’s Market for the summer of 2021.
In years past the former nonprofit Main Street Tehachapi had organized the event, the organization decided to dissolv...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2021
On April 30, 2021 City of Tehachapi’s Municipal Airport Manger Ashley Whitmore earned her designation as a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives. To earn this designation airport executives must show a diverse knowle...Read on...
Posted on: May 6, 2021
The City of Tehachapi announces the return of the Adopt-A-Flag Program allowing businesses, organizations, families, or individuals to sponsor an American Flag in Downtown Tehachapi.
The sponsorship program, known as the “Adopt-A-Flag&a...Read on...
Posted on: May 4, 2021
On Tuesday May 4, 2021, the City of Tehachapi was notified its podcast TehachaPod has been honored by the 27th Annual Communicator Awards (Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts) as a recipient of the Award of Distinction in two categories: Government Spe...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Construction on the Enhanced Pedestrian Safety Crossing Project has begun and will impact two areas in the City of Tehachapi during the next three months.
“We are constantly looking at ways we can increase the safety of our community, b...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently granted final approval of the Kern Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan Volume I and the 11 first-wave annexes including one from the City of Tehachapi. This annex was adopted via resolution on ...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2021
The City of Tehachapi will launch the Text My Gov application for easier general communications by the public to the city (non-emergency) on Thursday, April 8.
Text My Gov allows the public to send text messages directly to city hall. Utilizing k...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2021
The City of Tehachapi Small Business Loyalty Program has distributed all of the gift cards that were purchased and donated to the program bringing the program to a close on Monday March 22nd.
A total of 223 $20 gift cards were distributed to the ...Read on...
Posted on: March 17, 2021
The City of Tehachapi Small Business Loyalty Program received a $1,000 donation from local realtor Stacey Peel to go towards purchasing more gift cards from small businesses to keep the program going.
Peel who is with the Tehachapi Keller William...Read on...
Posted on: March 8, 2021
The City of Tehachapi Small Business Loyalty Program scheduled to run through the month of March saw 62% of the $20 gift cards distributed to local residents in the first week. A total of fifty $20 gift cards were purchased and another five $20 gift cards...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2021
Congressman Kevin McCarthy joins TehachaPod to talk about the latest stimulus bill that was just passed by the House of Representatives and particularly the restaurant portion of the bill. He talks to us about potential truck climbing lanes for Highway 58...Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2021
The City of Tehachapi, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District and Houchin Community Blood Bank would like to say thank you to everyone who came out to the Tehachapi blood drive on Thursday February 18.
Fifty-four people donated ...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2021
The City of Tehachapi and eImpact have completed a new ‘Demographics and Economic Opportunity’ dashboard that is now active on the city’s website www.LiveUpTehachapi.com.
The demographics report includes spending habits of con...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2021
On Monday February 1, 2021 the Tehachapi City Council voted unanimously to accept the Tehachapi Farmer’s Market summer event from the dissolving Main Street Tehachapi nonprofit organization.
The Tehachapi Farmer’s Market will...Read on...
Posted on: December 22, 2020
On Monday December 21, the Tehachapi City Council meeting began with the swearing in of Councilmembers Michael Davies representing District 3, Christina Scrivner representing District 2, Victoria Marsh as City Clerk, and Stacy Curry as City Treasurer. &am...Read on...
Posted on: December 17, 2020
Panda Express opens and other economic development news for the City of Tehachapi.
Posted on: November 9, 2020
On November 3, the City of Tehachapi’s Finance Department was notified they had been honored with the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)....Read on...
Posted on: October 27, 2020
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) awarded Greg Garrett from the City of Tehachapi the 'Champion of the Year' Award representing 15 counties in Central California. The SBDC Director Kelly Bearden and Consultant Jay Thompson mad...Read on...
Posted on: October 15, 2020
On February 20, the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $300,000 grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) as part of their PSPS Program.
The City of Tehachapi purchased two large backup generators that are trailer m...Read on...