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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

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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: January 30, 2023

Search Warrant Served/Indoor Marijuana Grow

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January 13, 2023
Search Warrant Served / Indoor Marijuana Grow 
On January 13, 2023, at approximately 9:30 AM Tehachapi Police Department with assistance from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, conducted a search warrant i...
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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: 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: 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

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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