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Seal coat work on city streets to begin soonCurry Street, Dennison Road, Tehachapi Boulevard, Tucker Road, Mountain View Ro
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
Curry Street, Dennison Road, Tehachapi Boulevard, Tucker Road, Mountain View Road and Mill Street will receive maintenance work including specific treatments such as fog seal, slurry seal and chip sealing. The combination of work will be specific to... Read more
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Natural Sightings: The queen of California birdsthe entire world's population was down to just 27 birds. The last remaining wil
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
the entire world's population was down to just 27 birds. The last remaining wild birds at the time were captured in the Tehachapi Mountains on Tejon Ranch property. After many years of successful captive breeding and other conservation... Read more
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August First Friday at the Tehachapi Museum, Errea House: “Art on the Porch” featuring Jon Hammondfeatured guest and will bring some items from his collection of cowboy and farm
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
featured guest and will bring some items from his collection of cowboy and farming-related items he has collected from the Tehachapi area. He will also be telling stories and answering questions about Tehachapi’s ranching and agrarian past. Across... Read more
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Grand opening held for Sessions ConsignmentThe Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening for Sessions Con
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening for Sessions Consignment on July 21. Chamber Directors Jim Wallace and Stephanie Ursua, Chamber President Ida Perkins and Chamber Ambassadors Pat Doody and Sandra Honea joined Jules... Read more
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Local communities gear up for National Night Out eventsFirst, the Tehachapi Police Foundation will partner this year with Tehachapi Po
Tehachapi News / Posted yesterday
First, the Tehachapi Police Foundation will partner this year with Tehachapi Police Department for the 2017 National Night Out at Philip Marx Central Park from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the family event and meet first... Read more
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PHOTO GALLERY: Stargazers spend a starry night at Brite LakeTehachapi hosted the Antelope Valley Astronomy Club's stargazing event at nearb
Tehachapi News / Posted 2 days ago
Tehachapi hosted the Antelope Valley Astronomy Club's stargazing event at nearby Brite Lake on Saturday night. Upwards of 50 astronomers brought out their varied collections of precision telescopes and spent most of the night finding and gazing upon... Read more
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PHOTO GALLERY: Everything from auto repair to hardware featured at South Street DaysSouth Street Days on Saturday. The event was founded as a way to promote the ma
Tehachapi News / Posted 2 days ago
South Street Days on Saturday. The event was founded as a way to promote the many business located just outside the city of Tehachapi. There's everything from auto repair to hardware, ranch supplies to tattoos. Lydia Chaney, co-owner of South... Read more
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Thistles: tall and spiky but with their share of redeeming qualitiesThere is a group of plants in the Tehachapi Mountains that tend to be tall, col
Tehachapi News / Posted 2 days ago
There is a group of plants in the Tehachapi Mountains that tend to be tall, colorful and prickly. These are the thistles, and their red, pink, purple or white blossoms are as pretty as the leaves are unfriendly. The most common thistles in our area... Read more
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Thanks for donations, help for Warrior pancake breakfastdonated a 25-pound sack of pancake mix; Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts for coffee
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
donated a 25-pound sack of pancake mix; Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts for coffee; The Shed for donating 1,100 sausage links; Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District for partnering with the boosters on the 5k run; McDonald's for donating the... Read more
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Charles Robert Robison, 1956Charles Robert Robison of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away in his home
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
Charles Robert Robison of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away in his home on July 20, 2017. He was 61 years old. Please call Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. for service information at 661- 822-6897. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. has... Read more
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Harold Eugene Stewart, 1921Harold Eugene Stewart of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away on July 20,
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
Harold Eugene Stewart of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away on July 20, 2017. He was 96 years old. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. July 27, 2017, at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi. Interment will follow at 10:30 a.m. at... Read more
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'She was someone who loved life': Teacher publishes book about wife's battle with cancerteacher, and that's where our paths crossed," he said. Coccari has taught for
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
teacher, and that's where our paths crossed," he said. Coccari has taught for 31 years. Each school day, he commutes from Tehachapi to Arvin High School to teach English. Before her passing, Darlene taught in the Mojave Unified School District for... Read more
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Meet Jamie Uhtof of TCT's 'Drowsy Chaperone'Beast." Since then, she has steadily performed in theaters across both Kern and
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
Beast." Since then, she has steadily performed in theaters across both Kern and Los Angeles counties, and has become one of Tehachapi Community Theater’s most multitalented stars. The girl? Jamie Uhtof. And, how did that voice turn out? Come listen... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Join Democrats at annual picnicThe Greater Tehachapi Democrats will host their annual Democratic BBQ Picnic at
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
The Greater Tehachapi Democrats will host their annual Democratic BBQ Picnic at Aviator Park at the Tehachapi Airport on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The picnic is pet- and child-friendly. Barbecue chicken and tri-tip roast will be... Read more
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Dwain Brite Housholder, 1935 – 2017away on July 12, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving fam
Tehachapi News / Posted 4 days ago
away on July 12, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Dad was born Aug. 20, 1935, here in Tehachapi, where he called his home for 81 years. Dad was always proud to say he was a direct descendent of the Brite family,... Read more
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Walmart project continues to move forward as business agrees to new feesof water rights, plus put in a water line that will go from the east side of th
Tehachapi News / Posted 5 days ago
of water rights, plus put in a water line that will go from the east side of the property ending at Antelope Run under Tehachapi Boulevard. The total of these amounts comes to more than $457,750. The allotted amount of water per year will be 29... Read more
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The Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Steven Morgan sworn in as Lions Club district governor, takes lead of large pridegovernors. Morgan will lead District 4-L1, which runs from Mammoth Lakes down t
The Ridgecrest Daily Independent / Posted 5 days ago
governors. Morgan will lead District 4-L1, which runs from Mammoth Lakes down through Ridgecrest, California City, Boron, Tehachapi, Palmdale, Lancaster, Acton, Castaic, and L.A. Basin communities like Glendale, Burbank, Crescenta-Canada,... Read more
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Main Street Tehachapi awards $9,000 to downtown businesses for facade improvementsThree downtown businesses have been awarded facade grants by Main Street Tehach
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
Three downtown businesses have been awarded facade grants by Main Street Tehachapi for improvements made to their businesses or buildings. The checks totaling $9,000 were awarded on Monday, July 17, for work recently completed. Although the grants... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Support our presidentA.J. Marshall wrote in the Tehachapi News on July 19 that, "Trump is not intell
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
A.J. Marshall wrote in the Tehachapi News on July 19 that, "Trump is not intellectually capable of being president." Mr. Marshall has to be kidding! Our president is not only a successful billionaire businessman, but was a successful TV personality... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Old Timers' Reunion coming Aug. 6at 10:30 a.m., at Philip Marx Central Park. Lunch will be at served noon. Plea
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
at 10:30 a.m., at Philip Marx Central Park. Lunch will be at served noon. Please RSVP as soon as possible by calling the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District at 822-3228. One may also respond by e-mail to Oldtimers@bak.rr.com. Pat Gracey... Read more
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First Friday at Tehachapi Treasure Trove to feature fun line of sculptured soapsOn Friday evening, Aug. 4, Tehachapi Treasure Trove will celebrate First Friday
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
On Friday evening, Aug. 4, Tehachapi Treasure Trove will celebrate First Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Featured artist Sheree Riggs of Victoria Bath Garden creates a fun line of sculptured soaps in unique shapes and fragrances. According to Riggs, her... Read more
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Berkley Hart returns to Fiddlers Crossing Aug. 4in acoustic music. Over the last seven years, Fiddlers Crossing has been bringi
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
in acoustic music. Over the last seven years, Fiddlers Crossing has been bringing some of the best musical storytellers to Tehachapi. Berkley Hart, returning for their third appearance in the venue Aug. 4, is certainly in the top tier of musical... Read more
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We're thankful for help after plane hit our homeIn all it was about one week and we were in our home again. We would like to g
Tehachapi News / Posted 6 days ago
In all it was about one week and we were in our home again. We would like to give an especially strong THANK YOU to the Tehachapi Police Department, Tehachapi Fire Department and Edison for their quick response. We would like to thank Allstate... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Joseph “Richard” Perez, 1959 – 2017one lives. He is survived by his loving wife, Sherrie; daughters, Melody and De
Tehachapi News / Posted 7 days ago
one lives. He is survived by his loving wife, Sherrie; daughters, Melody and Desirae; and his son-in-law, Andrew Scott of Tehachapi. As well as his granddaughters, Madison, Makaylie, and Malia Howell, and Penelope Scott; and his sister, Lisa... Read more
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Unlikely Hikers Instagram is challenging what it means to be an outdoorsy personin, I guess they're kind of busy Here's the latest from Akuna! ….. "A lot has
metro / Posted 8 days ago
in, I guess they're kind of busy Here's the latest from Akuna! ….. "A lot has happened. I've blown through Agua Dulce, Tehachapi, Lake Isabella and Ridgecrest. Also, I've passed the 500 and 600 mile mark. I've lost 3 members of my trail family... Read more
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Democratic Party annual picnic to be held Aug. 5Join Greater Tehachapi Democrats at the Democratic BBQ Picnic at Aviator Park a
Tehachapi News / Posted 8 days ago
Join Greater Tehachapi Democrats at the Democratic BBQ Picnic at Aviator Park at the Tehachapi Airport on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The political environment indicates an extremely favorable outcome for Democrats in 2018. Local Democrats... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Civic Calendar: Get involved in your communityCity of Tehachapi City Council meets first and third Monday at 6 p.m. at the C
Tehachapi News / Posted 8 days ago
City of Tehachapi City Council meets first and third Monday at 6 p.m. at the Claude L. Wells Center, 300 S. Robinson St. Next regular meeting Aug. 7. Agenda at liveuptehachapi.com. Tehachapi Unified School District Board meets the second and... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Fourth annual Tehachapi Mountain Beer and Wine Fest is largest yettheir own novelty T-shirts at the Mountain Beer and Wine Fest were, from left,
Tehachapi News / Posted 9 days ago
their own novelty T-shirts at the Mountain Beer and Wine Fest were, from left, Katie Hart, Chelsea Henry and Melissa Carey, all of Tehachapi. In addition to handcrafted wine and beer, the festival featured cuisine from numerous local rest... Read more
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Tehachapi News
In appreciation of John NelsonThis is a bit tardy; however, the retirement announcement by Mr. John Nelson wi
Tehachapi News / Posted 9 days ago
This is a bit tardy; however, the retirement announcement by Mr. John Nelson will leave a void here in Tehachapi. I've enjoyed his articles and more importantly insight from a respected scribe known nationally. It's not often you agree with every... Read more
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PHOTO GALLERY: Children prove they're Super Kids at music showCreate a train. Show those muscles. Saturday held an afternoon of music and so
Tehachapi News / Posted 9 days ago
Create a train. Show those muscles. Saturday held an afternoon of music and song, fun and dance on the outdoor stage of Tehachapi's Philip Marx Central Park during the Super Kids Music Show. It was sponsored by Lehigh Cement and the Tehachapi... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Vince Villareal, 1966–2017Vince Villareal age 50, passed away on July 1, 2017, at his home in Tehachapi,
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Vince Villareal age 50, passed away on July 1, 2017, at his home in Tehachapi, Calif. Vince was born on Nov. 3, 1966, in San Antonio, Texas, to Joseph Villareal and Esperanza Alderete. Vince attended Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach,... Read more
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Dwain Brite Housholder, 1935Dwain Brite Housholder of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on July 12, 2017. He w
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Dwain Brite Housholder of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on July 12, 2017. He was 81 years old. A funeral service will be held on July 18, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, Ca. Interment will follow at... Read more
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Eric Richard Ikeler, 1965–2017enjoyed driving his buggy and camping in Pismo. A memorial service will be hel
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
enjoyed driving his buggy and camping in Pismo. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. at The Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard Church, 502 Pinon St., Tehachapi, Ca. A reception will follow at the Woods Pavilion, 323 W. F... Read more
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Michael Patrick Walsh, 1963–2017Antelope Valley College. Mike worked construction and loved to see his handiwor
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Antelope Valley College. Mike worked construction and loved to see his handiwork come to completion. The couple moved to Tehachapi, Calif., in 2000 and called it “home.” Mike built many homes throughout the area and leaves a legacy behind. There... Read more
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Natural Sightings: A little baby dinosaur!Lizard. Horned Lizards, also referred to as "horned toads," though they certai
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Lizard. Horned Lizards, also referred to as "horned toads," though they certainly aren't toads, are found in much of the Tehachapi Mountains and in the surrounding arid parts of Kern County. They look like miniature dinosaurs, with their crown of... Read more
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Afraid of snakes? Don't worry, Red Racers vanish before you have time to be alarmedRacers (Coluber flagellum piceus) are found in Eastern Kern County, including i
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Racers (Coluber flagellum piceus) are found in Eastern Kern County, including in the drier, more arid parts of the Tehachapi Mountains where the foothills meet the Mojave Desert floor. They are very slender, long snakes that are typically... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Booth space still available for Tehachapi's National Night OutNational Night Out is coming to Tehachapi on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Philip Marx Ce
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
National Night Out is coming to Tehachapi on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Philip Marx Central Park, located on East E Street. Hours are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This will be the seventh year for Tehachapi's National Night Out. Again, the Tehachapi Police... Read more
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BeeKay receives generous support from South Street DigitalAll of us involved in our Tehachapi Community Theatre/Beekay Theater would like
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
All of us involved in our Tehachapi Community Theatre/Beekay Theater would like to say a very special thank you to Lydia Chaney and her staff at South Street Digital for their very generous donation recently of $1,000. The money will go toward our... Read more
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Upcoming events: Lots to do in, around TehachapiTehachapi Area Association of Realtors annual Community Wide Open House Event,
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
Tehachapi Area Association of Realtors annual Community Wide Open House Event, Saturday, July 22, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Realtor members will host 19 area homes open for public viewing. See map and full list in today's edition of Tehachapi... Read more
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Tehachapi News
It's true: Kelcy's is closing ... for now"The Tehachapi Republican Women, Federated will miss Kathy and her gracious sta
Tehachapi News / Posted 11 days ago
"The Tehachapi Republican Women, Federated will miss Kathy and her gracious staff as they close the doors of their historical restaurant," said LaNelle Thompson, a longtime member. "They have tolerated changes over the years of our astute group in... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Making wine is a Croatian tradition for the Jadric family in Brite Valleylater lived in the Los Angeles area where there was no opportunity for Ivan to
Tehachapi News / Posted 12 days ago
later lived in the Los Angeles area where there was no opportunity for Ivan to grow grapes. The Jadric family moved to Tehachapi about 30 years ago and they opened the Tehachapi Martial Arts Center in Old Town. The Jadrics lived in Bear Valley... Read more
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Tehachapi changed long before WalmartWell people, here we go again. Someone has taken it upon themselves to speak fo
Tehachapi News / Posted 12 days ago
Well people, here we go again. Someone has taken it upon themselves to speak for everyone in the city of Tehachapi. I thought that when the so-called group, Tehachapi First, was defeated, the complaints about Walmart would be over. It seems I was... Read more
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Tehachapi's Relay for Life nets $60K and countingand Marjorie Driscoll enjoyed a breakfast of eggs, doughnuts, fruit, yogurt and
Tehachapi News / Posted 12 days ago
and Marjorie Driscoll enjoyed a breakfast of eggs, doughnuts, fruit, yogurt and breakfast burritos under the Survivor Tent. Van Blake is the only Tehachapi resident. The other three ladies travel from Bakersfield to attend our local Relay each... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Bishop 12U All-Stars clinch third game in playoff seriesWith two games behind it, the Bishop Little League All-Stars team took on Tehac
The Inyo Register / Posted 12 days ago
With two games behind it, the Bishop Little League All-Stars team took on Tehachapi in the third game of the championship series on Monday. The Bishop 12U All-Stars team are defending its Northern Division championship title, which it has won for... Read more
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Tehachapi News
We need to consider Donald Trump's words, and George Will'sRegardless of how you voted in the last election, I believe it's a matter of li
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
Regardless of how you voted in the last election, I believe it's a matter of life and death — when we weigh our options regarding North Korea and Syria — that we each take time to consider carefully the words of George Will. A.J. Marshall, Tehac... Read more
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Motorists need to take care around horsesThe greater Tehachapi area is a great place for equestrians, but it seems many
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
The greater Tehachapi area is a great place for equestrians, but it seems many of the residents are not aware of how to approach horses on our roads. I have had several close calls lately and I am getting concerned that as our neighborhoods grow, and... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Walmart won't bring riffraff to Tehachapidoesn’t know that the Walmart case was settled or they are just too unhappy abo
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
doesn’t know that the Walmart case was settled or they are just too unhappy about the outcome. I think it’s about time that Tehachapi will be able to save on fuel, time and aggravation of driving to Lancaster, Palmdale or Bakersfield. As far as... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Having a rock'n good time: Painting rocks, searching for them brings families together in TehachapiThe rocks' designs vary — everything from two or three colors all the way to na
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
The rocks' designs vary — everything from two or three colors all the way to nature scenes and landmarks unique to Tehachapi. The group Tehachapi, Ca ROCKS on Facebook now has more than 2,200 members — and growing. It also joins other rock pages... Read more
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Tehachapi News
What's brewing in Tehachapi? A good time at annual festivalIn Bakersfield during the summer, an outdoor event sounds like a no-go. But jus
Tehachapi News / Posted 13 days ago
In Bakersfield during the summer, an outdoor event sounds like a no-go. But just 45 minutes away in Tehachapi, as the elevation rises and the temperature drops, it’s perfect festival weather. If that’s not reason enough to make the trip, how about a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pacific Crest Trail reopens after armed holdup of rescuersshows a Kern County SWAT officer being lowered to help Brandenburg and three hi
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
shows a Kern County SWAT officer being lowered to help Brandenburg and three hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail near Tehachapi, Calif. The hikers were airlifted to safety after a search and rescue team that was hiking to bring Brandenburg... Read more
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