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TehachaPod is a conversation regarding Tehachapi and surrounding communities. Key Budge, Corey Costelloe and Greg Garrett lead the conversation and interview community members about various topics that involve Tehachapi, Kern County and California.
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Jan 27, 2021

Christine Knadler, Chief Public Information Officer for Caltrans District 9 joins TehachaPod to talk about how they get information out to the public and the best ways to get "real time" information. Caltrans has many districts and Tehachapi is in Christine's area. She explains how weather events can create chaos but...

Jan 26, 2021

Joining TehachaPod today is Dana Berchman, Chief Digital Officer for Gilbert Arizona. Gilbert Arizona is nationally recognized as a leader in digital communications and how they talk to their community. Over the past ten years Gilbert Arizona has developed a strong connection with the people who live there and have...

Jan 22, 2021

Michelle Corson from Kern County Public Health Department joins the TehachaPod crew to talk about COVID-19 vaccinations in Kern County. We talk about the vaccination rollout in Kern County, some of their partners, the protocol for receiving the vaccination, and the ever changing and evolving cycle of information. And...

Jan 21, 2021

Josh Pierce from Adventist Health Tehachapi valley joins Corey Costelloe & Key Budge on TehachaPod to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccination rollout at the hospital. We find out the who is eligible, how to sign up, and where to go to get a COVID-19 Vaccination in our area. You can get more information from the

Jan 13, 2021

We get together for the first time in 2021 to do a quick review of 2020, talk about the newly seated Tehachapi City Council, economic growth in the region, and what we are working on in 2021. 

Greg Garrett, Tehachapi City Manager, Corey Costelloe, Economic Development Coordinator & Key Budge, Community Engagement...