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$150 Value — 3 Month Gym Membership at T-Fitness for $75 Buy Online Through 7/15/13 Only at www.TehachapiNews.com – This is Not a Coupon – See Page 3 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 FREE 2 Arts & Entertainment Tehachapi Idol Finals at Pacino’s are July 14 Special 8-Page Pull-Out Senior Scene Health & Fitness 12 Home & Garden 13 Classified 17 CONTACT US Main Number 661-822-6828 Classified Advertising 661-823-6366 Circulation 1-800-953-5353 www.TehachapiNews.com STANDARD MAIL CAR-RT PRE-SORT US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #130 TEHACHAPI, CA 93561 POSTAL CUSTOMER Tehachapi, CA 93561 2 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender “F” St., and Apple Shed. • “Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody” at the Fox Theater, Bakersfield. Show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $44. Learn more at spankshow.com or foxtheatreonline.com. • The Role I Was(n’t) Born to Play at The Empty Space, Bakersfield. July 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. Genderbending Broadway revue, directed by Kristina Saldana. $20, includes drinks, dessert bar, and more. DAVE’S AUTO REPAIR Full Auto Service & Repair MACHINE SHOP WORK GUARANTEED Automatic Transmission Specialists • Flywheel Surfacing • Valve Grinding • Brake Drums & Rotors Turned JULY 13 20824 South Street • 822-6847 Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. Patrick Landeza playing Hawaiian Slack Key guitar, along with Bill Griffin on mandolele, at Fiddlers Crossing on July 12, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A Family Tradition Events may be subject to cancellation and/or early ticket purchase or reservation. See Venue Legend on page three for location and contact information, unless otherwise noted. • Simplify your life • Gain peace of mind • Plan Ahead with Wood Family • Affordable monthly payments JULY 11 • Art classes at College Community Services, Family Learning Center begin. Tools, paints, canvass and other miscellaneous materials provided. Classes continue Thursdays in July, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. JULY 12 • Fiddlers Crossing presents Patrick Landeza, Hawaiian Slack Key guitarist and singer, with Bill Griffin, Mandolele at 7 p.m. Tickets, $20, at Mountain Music, 206 E. • Relay for Life, Tehachapi. Opening ceremonies start at 8:30 a.m., the mini-concert starts at 5 p.m. and the memorable Luminaria Ceremony starts at 8:30 p.m. Closing ceremonies are on Sunday, July 14, at 8:30 a.m. Open to all, 24 hours of fundraising for cancer research and fun for all. Coy Burnett Stadium. • Maturango Museum offers free admission. On display is a photography exhibit by Cheryl McDonald as well as the museum’s resident exhibits, including natural history, paleontology and geology. Visit See MORE/Page 3 Looking for the horoscope? It’s been moved to page 4. Venue Legend: 321 West “F” Street Office 822-6897 / FAX 661-822-9670 Family Owned Available 24/7 FD 1405 CR 277 TEHACHAPI Apple Shed Restaurant 333 E. Tehachapi Blvd., 823-8333 Beekay Theatre 110 S. Green St., 822-4037 Centennial Plaza Downtown on Green Street between “E” and Tehachapi Blvd. City Slickers 1001 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8224939 College Community Services 113 E. “F” St., 822-8223 Coy Burnett Stadium Tehachapi Boulevard east of Snyder Avenue. Dog House Saloon 777 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-4200 Domingo’s Mexican and Seafood Restuarant 20416 W. Valley Blvd., 822-7611 Errea House 311 S. Green St., 822-8152 Fiddlers Crossing 206 E. “F” St., 823-9994 Gallery ‘n’ Gifts 100 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8226062 La Bella Amore Italian Bistro 209 S. Green St., 822-7419 Moessner Farms 25000 Bear Valley Rd., 8216272 Pacino’s 1100 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-9400 Philip Marx Central Park East “E” and Mojave Streets, just east of Downtown Tehachapi Christian Store 108 E. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-0626 Tehachapi Community Church 100 E. “E” St., 822-4443 Tehachapi Event Center & Rodeo Grounds 601 S. Dennison Rd. Tehachapi Mountain Pub & Brewery 20717 South St. # B, 822-0788 Tehachapi Museum 310 S. Green St., 8228152 Tehachapi Senior Center 500 E. “F” St., 8226255 Tehachapi Treasure Trove 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-6794 The 58 Restaurant and Bar 20717 South St., 822-0788 The Art Studio 20436 Brian Way, Unit G, 8224420 VFW Post #5948 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8227500 MOJAVE DESERT Antelope Valley Fairgrounds 2551 W. Avenue H, Lancaster, 661-206-0427 Lancaster Museum of Art 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, 661-723-6250 Lancaster Performing Arts Center 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, 661-723-5950 Maturango Museum, 100 E. Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, 760-375-0479 Mojave Air & Space Port 1434 Flight Line, Mojave, 661-824-2433 SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY Bakersfield Community Theatre 2400 S. Chester Ave., Bakersfield, 661- 831-8114 Bakersfield Museum of Art 1930 "R" St., Bakersfield, 661-323-7219 Buena Vista Museum of Natural History 2018 Chester Ave., Bakersfield, 661-324-6350 CALM (California Living Museum) 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, 661-8722256 Crystal Palace 2620 Buck Owens Blvd., Bakersfield, 661-328-7560 Fox Theater 2001 “H” St., Bakersfield, 661-3241369 Gaslight Melodrama 12748 Jomani Dr., Bakersfield, 661-587-3377 Kern County Fairgrounds 1142 S. "P" St., Bakersfield, 661-833-4900 Rabobank Arena 1001 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, 852-7300 The Empty Space 706 Oak St., Bakersfield, 661703-8666 411 N. Mill St., Tehachapi, CA 93561 A Tehachapi News Publication Published Every Friday www.TehachapiNews.com Main Number Classified Advertising FAX 661-822-6828 661-823-6366 661-822-4053 The Tehachapi News Weekender is published weekly at 411 N. Mill St., Tehachapi, CA 93561, and is available free throughout the Greater Tehachapi Area through home delivery and at dozens of convenient locations in Tehachapi and Southeastern Kern County. 3 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 More Arts & Entertainment JULY 14 • Music in the Park featuring Fiddlin’ Pete Watercott and Neil Gelvin at 2 p.m. in Philip Marx Central Park. Free; bring chairs and blankets. • Tehachapi Idol Finals, Pacino’s. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and concert begins at 4 p.m. Tickets, $20 each, reservations recommended. • Polymer Clay with Cathy Clark at the Treasure Trove. JULY 15 • The Showdown Rodeo, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, Lancaster. For tickets and schedule, visit showdownrodeo.com. 2013 201 JULY 19 • “Charm” opens at The Empty Space. Directed by Kevin Lohmann and Miguel Torres. A magical, surreal and transcendentally goofy story about free spirit Margaret Fuller who knocks Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau off their pedestals. July 19, 20, 26 & 27 and Aug. 2 & 3 at 8 p.m. Admission is by donation. • The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf, TCT Too! opens at the Beekay Theatre. July 19, 20, 26, 7 p.m.; July 21, 27, 28, 2 p.m. All seats $10; info at tctonstage.com. • Monty Byrom, The Buckaroos open at Crystal See MORE/Page 6 EA R UPCOMING...Comedian Jerry Seinfeld performs his show at the Rabobank in Bakersfield, oan July 26, at 7 p.m. HAPI NE C A W H E S T Cost is $35, plus materials. L O P L Continued from page 2 maturango.org for detailed information about exhibits or to learn about membership. • “It’s all in the Wash,” workshop at Bakersfield Art Association begins, 9 a.m. until noon. Continues July 27 and Aug. 10. • Ramon Ayala at Rabobank Theater. Show begins at 8 p.m. DE R S’ C H O I C E Let the Nominations Begin! 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Nominations made in inappropriate categories will be voided. 4 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender ON THE COVER Idol contestants dig in for final face-off BY EMILY BRUNETT TEHACHAPI NEWS Benz Visco Sports Park off of Tehachapi - Willow Springs Road Health and Fitness Directory DENTISTS Family Dentistry FAMILY EYE CARE 20878 Sage Lane Dr. John E. Fagan Fashion Eyewear Contact Lenses Provider for Most Insurance Plans OPTOMETRIST 661-822-1212 20231 Valley Blvd., Suite G DOCTORS To be in this directory please call (661) 822-6828 PHOTOS BY EMILY BRUNETT Competitor Ashley Bishop, 14, takes a commanding march during her rendition of Kelly Clarkson's "Mr. Know-It-All" in the Tehachapi Idol contest at Pacino's, 1100 W. Tehachapi Blvd. Bishop advanced to the finals. They should be on stage." The event has consistently brought in at least 100 patrons. Coowner and emcee of the Idol concerts Chris Schatz registered surprise at the packed room on Sunday, June 30, at the semi-finals. “Wow, it’s really crowded in here tonight,” he said, raising his eyebrows. Admission to the finals is $20. Schatz strongly encouraged the audience to make advance reservations. This can be done by calling the restaurant at 822-9400. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the music starts at 4 p.m. OPTOMETRISTS RICK D. WELLS, DDS LINDA T. WELLS, DDS 822-4861 The five remaining Tehachapi Idol contestants will vie for the $4,000 grand prize at the final concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 inside Pacino's, 1100 W. Tehachapi Blvd. Tim Lomba, 43, Olivia Simko, 29, Michelle Fulton, 27, Johnathan Cartier, 41, and Ashley Bishop, 14, will sing two songs each during the last concert of the competition: one chosen by the judges and another of their own choice. Among the judges’ selections are “Mercy,” “Wagon Wheel” and “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” Each of the five judges are Tehachapi locals with backgrounds in music. Charisse Rudolph writes lyrics and currently has some songs floating around the Nashville music scene. Shyenne, who prefers being known by her stage name, has been a singer for more than 20 years. Kaleigh Meister and Adonae Mierop are previous Tehachapi Idol winners, while Debbie Irizarry is a former contestant. Unlike the previous weeks, the singers will be accompanied by a live band — Fleetwood Mock. And instead of votes being cast in the form of dollars, the judges will decide the winner. Each contestant has a unique style: Lomba traditionally performs slow songs, Simko broke out her guitar on at least one occasion, Fulton uses broadway-esque theatrics to punctuate her songs, Cartier is called “country boy” by the judges and Bishop is consistently praised for her ability at such a young age. Tge Tehachapi Idol competition was founded by the restaurant’s original owner Frank Spaccarelli. New co-owner Diane Anderson continued it and said she thinks it could not be going any better. "The entertainment is phenomenal," she said. "These people that come up and audition are amazing. MARK PESCHE, D.O. Board Certified Family Practice NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS 822-2530 Located at: 707 VALLEY BLVD. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't be Sheepish about asking questions and demanding answers. You not only gain needed information, but also respect for your steadfast search for the truth. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A money problem that shows up early in the week is expeditiously resolved by savvy Bovines who know how to turn a momentary financial lapse into a monetary gain. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) It's a good time to shed negative energy-draining forces and develop a positive approach to handling current, as well as upcoming, personal and/or pro- fessional situations. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your urge to do your best on a current task is commendable. But don't let it become all-consuming. Spend some spiritually restorative time with those who love you. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) This could be a good time for all you Leos and Leonas to take your bows for your recent achievements and then go off to enjoy some fun times with your prides and joys. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A negative response to a well-intentioned suggestion could communicate a sense of distrust you might later find hard to refute. Getting "Footloose" is Tim Lomba, 43, finalist in the Tehachapi Idol competition that was held at Pacino's on June 30. Think carefully before reacting. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Your loving attention comforts a family member who is feeling a bit out of sorts. But be careful to prioritize your time so you don't neglect your work duties. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Your curiosity might be resented by some. But those who know you will support your penchant for never settling for less than the truth. So stay with it. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A pesky situation from the past recurs, albeit in an altered form. Deal with it promptly before it can go from merely irksome to decidedly troublesome. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Don't wait too long to submit your proposals after giving them a last look-over. If necessary, you should be able to defend any portion called into question. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A bid to use your workplace dispute-settling skills in another situation is tempting. But be careful: You might not have all the facts you'll need if you agree to do it. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) That sense of selfdoubt is so untypical of you, you should have no qualms in shaking it off. Remind yourself of all you've done and can do, and then do it again. BORN THIS WEEK: Your ability to charm others without sacrificing sincerity is what makes people want to follow your leadership. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc., provided as entertainment. 5 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Independent Practitioners Gathered Under One Roof With A Common Goal — Quality Medical Care Terry J. Warsaw, M.D. 822-5544 Internal Medicine • General Adult Care F.A.A. Physicals• D.M.V. Physicals Allergies • Diabetes • Rashes • Asthma Arthritic Disorders • Digestive Disorders Hypertension • Heart Disease ALPINE MEDICAL Terry J. Warsaw, M.D. • INTERNAL MEDICINE Peter Nalos, M.D. • CARDIOLOGY • Sports Physicals James B. Grimes, M.D. • ORTHOPEDICS Peter C. Nalos, M.D. F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P. Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA CCMC Central Cardiology Medical Clinic • Cardiology • Electrophysiology • Pacemaker Clinic Diplomate of the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Cardiology 800/HEART24 432-7824 Visit our Internet Web Site: www.heart24.com Jeffrey Gunter, M.D. • DERMATOLOGY Alan D. Cartmell, M.D. 322-2206 Brijesh Bhambi, M.D. • CARDIOLOGY Eugene Rajaratnam, M.D. • UROLOGY • Medical Oncology • Hematology • Plasmapheresis Alan Cartmell, M.D. • ONCOLOGY-HEMATOLOGY Medical Oncology-Hematology UCLA Affiliated Cancer Center Vivaik Tyagi, M.D. • GASTROENTEROLOGY Patrick Leung, M.D. • ALLERGIST Syed S. Ahmed, M.D. • PULMONOLOGIST Syed S. Ahmed, M.D., FCCP Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians (661) 945-8717 COPD (Bronchitis, Asthma, Emphysema), Lung Cancer, Lung Mass, Chronic Lung Disease, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea and related sleep medical disorders 20211 Valley Blvd. Office hours by appointment Most insurances accepted Patrick Leung, M.D. Allergy & Clinical Immunology 888-655-3081 Bakersfield Office: 804 18th Street • (661) 323-3081 Diplomate, American Board of Allergy & Immunology A Conjoint board of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Brij Bhambi, M.D. F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. CCMC Central Cardiology Medical Clinic • General Cardiology • Coronary, Carotid and Vascular Intervention • Ongoing Multiple Research Trials Diplomate of the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Cardiology 800/HEART24 432-7824 Visit our Internet Web Site: www.heart24.com Diplomate American board of Dermatology Vivaik Tyagi, MD Raman Patel Board Certified in Dermatology M.D., M.R.C.P., F.A.C.G., F.A.C.P. Jeffrey R. Gunter, M.D. THE SKIN CANCER CENTER Skin Cancer Surgery • Acne - Moles Skin Diseases • Skin Growth & Warts Fruit Peels • Vein Treatment Mohs Micrographic Surgery Preferred provider of: Medicare, GEHA, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Aetna, Champus (Tricare), and others. 823-8350 945-7853 823-7546 • Gastroenterology / Nutrition • Advanced Endoscopy • Hemorrhoids/ GERD • Hepatitis A, B & C • Screening for Esophagus & Colon Cancer • Diseases of Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas James B. Grimes, M.D. Eugene C. Rajaratnam, Specializing in Minimally Invasive Treatment of Adult Joint Disorders Arthroscopy of Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Elbow, Ankle, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Minimally Invasive Arthritis and Implant Surgery, Sports Medicine and Athletic Injuries Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 1921 18th Street, Bakersfield OrthoDoc.aaos.org/grimes 661.324.2491 mis.med.pro 800.821.0053 M.D., F.A.C.S. Diplomate of the American Board of Urology Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 822-2836 • Prostate Thermotherapy Treatment • Impotence • Incontinence Treatment • Vasectomy/Infertility • Cancer Detection • Stone Treatment • Prostate Cryoablation Private Insurance • Medicare • Champus • Most PPOs and HMOs • Medical Financing Available 20211 Valley Blvd. • Tehachapi 6 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender More Arts & Entertainment Continued from page 3 Palace. July 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. JULY 21 • Music in the Park, featuring Blue Mustard. Concert begins at 2 p.m. in Philip Marx Central Park. Free; bring chairs and blankets. JULY 23 Apple Shed Restaurant Music provided during dinner hours, as follows: • Bear Mountain Boys, 1st • DJ Diablo, every Thursday 8 p.m. until close; Fri- ONGOING • Open & Mules Hunters/Jumpers/English Performance Classes • Followed by Gymkhana (Open & AMA) Sunday, August 4th • Halter • Showmanship • Western Rail • Reining & Natural Trail JUDGES Main Arena: Fral Lelli Natural Trail: Bill Cameron City Slickers • Line dancing lessons, Wednesday and Sunday, 7 until 9 p.m. • Karaoke, Thursday, 7 p.m. until close. • DJ, Friday, Saturday, 9 p.m. until close. • Josh Abbott Band at the Crystal Palace, 7 p.m. Saturday, August 3rd Friday • The Geezers, 2nd Friday • Jo Stone, 1st Saturday • Mountain Pass, 3rd Saturday • Fiddlers, 4th Saturday • Moving On, 3rd Sunday • Craig Shaw, Sundays Tehachapi Night Life Dog House Saloon day and Saturday, 9 p.m. until close. Fiddlers Crossing • Open Mic and Acoustic Jam every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Sign up at the door to perform music or read poetry. La Bella Amore Italian Bistro Dinner music begins at 6 p.m., schedule as follows: • Gary and Kat, 1st Saturday • Guy and Debbie Martin, 1st Friday, 3rd Saturday • Alicia Hansen, 2nd Friday • The Geezers, 2nd Saturday • Craig Shaw, 3rd Friday See MORE/Page 10 • 6 Buckle Awards to Champion & Youth Mules 6-17 • Halters to Reserve Champion. High Point Division awards to Hunter/Jumper, English Performance, Gymkhana, Western Performance • 5 Divisions (Open 17 & under, Open 18 & over, Green Mule, Amateur Mule and Bridled Mule) CONTACT INFORMATION Horseshow Program Chair and Gate Passes: Peggy Bergman-Smith 661-331-4995 • email@example.com Showground Stalls, Camping Information and Reservations: Liz Beckham e-mail lizB@bvsa.org or call 661-821-3960- Please leave a message. A Night of Real Cowboy Partying Saturday, July 13 Dinner and a Show Tri-Tip Dinner Special Dancing Welcomed • No Cover Charge Prices plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and any emission testing charge (California residents only). Vehicles subject to prior sale. Offer expires at close of business on 7/5/13. All warranties are limited. See dealer for complete details. 7 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Journey Critters, water and nature; the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve has it all BY MATTHEW MARTZ TEHACHAPI NEWS Hidden along the east side of Pacific Coast Highway across from Orange County’s Bolsa Chica State Beach, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve includes more than 1,200 acres of undeveloped wetlands, lowlands and lower mesa operated by the California Department of Fish and Game. It is one of the last remaining wetlands in southern California. For several thousand years, Native Americans inhabited the wetlands and surrounding bluffs, but for the past century the area was used for a hunting ground, for gun emplacements by the United States military during World War II and as an extensive oil production field. More recently however, the reserve has been the home to an abundance of coastal wildlife and is open to the public to explore daily from sunrise PHOTO COURTESY OF 101THINGSTODOSW.COM One of the last remaining wetlands in southern California, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach includes over 1,200 acres of undeveloped wetlands, lowlands and lower mesa operated by the California Department of Fish and Game. to sunset Best of all — it’s free. Open year-round, the reserve is the perfect place for those want to escape from the inland summer heat, enjoying the cool coastal breezes of the nearby Pacific Ocean. On arrival, visitors should start their advenSee JOURNEY/Page 8 BAKERSFIELD CHRYSLER JEEP ® 3101 Cattle Drive • Bakersfield Auto Mall • (661) 832-3000 www.drivecj.com 8 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender Journey: Bolsa Chica admission is free Continued from page 7 ture at the reserve’s interpretive center, located in the parking lot at PCH and Warner Avenue. Maps can be obtained to help identify all the possible things visitors might see during their visit. Leaving the center, visitors will cross the Los Patos Bridge on their way to the main trail that loops 1.5 miles around the pristine coastal water inlet. In spring, wildflowers often line the path from the parking lot to the upper mesa. Just a short walk from the bridge are the reserve’s main marshlands, where all types of marine activity hums in the shallow waters below a long wooden pedestrian bridge, including sting rays, fish and native undersea plant life. ! e t a D e h t e Sav 4th Annual l businesses and ices ca lo of s en oz d g and serv Featurin g their products n si ca ow sh ts n restaura 2013 , 5 2 r e b m Septe ation Call Sponsor Inform ommerce & r o it ib h x E r o F Chamber of C api.com i p a h c a h e T r ach Greate r visit www.teh o 0 8 1 -4 2 2 8 ) (661 Visitors may also be able to catch a glimpse of feisty diving terns or pelicans as they look for tasty meal. Every year, especially during the migration seasons, almost 200 different species of bird can be seen here, including huge flocks of loons, grebes or scoters. None of the trails on the reserve are too strenuous, providing a unique environment that is perfect for families with small kids and seniors. Sunsets are the best time to visit, as the views are prime. With 95 percent of the state's coastal wetlands destroyed, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is one place you don’t want to miss visiting sometime soon, as the exploding population is always threatening to encroach upon this pristine natural treasure. The reserve is approximately 149 miles from downtown Tehachapi, at 3842 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. There are two parking lots, one located on Warner Avenue near the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and the other is located on Pacific Coast Highway almost directly across the Bolsa Chica State Beach entrance. There is no charge for parking. As always it is best to call ahead before embarking on any journey to verify operating hours. The Bolsa Chica Reserve can be reached at 714-8461114. 9 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 July 11, 2013 Dave Ogden & Brenda Hunter Celtic Guitar and Fiddle Thanks to Our Music Sponsors: Food Vendors Vantastic Sandwiches (Tri-tip sandwiches, chicken sandwich, pulled beef sandwiches and salsa included with all.) Kohnen’s Country Bakery Taquitos Jesus (Taco Guy) Carnie Kettle Corn (Kettle Corn, Shaved Ice ,Funnel Cake) Fresh Salsa by Pam Cali Scoops (Italian Ice) Gourmet Tamales C.V Hives (Honey) 3 Hogs Night (BBQ sauce) City Folk Ranch (Nuts & dried fruit) Snow Orthodontics (Cupcakes) Sandy Young (Watkins Natural Products) Stacey Sasser (Scentsy) Alejandra Whittier (Stone Design) Jim Walsh (watercolor paintings) Field of Dreams Alpacas Get Dressed Boutique Gramma’s Pantry (Jams) Gypsy Rose (Flower headbands, burlap bags and other handmade items) Aire Maille (GLASS WORK, JEWELRY, homemade crafts) Tehachapi Cheerleaders (Face painting) La Chevre Doux (Goat milk skin care and lotions) Farmers Fresno Family Farm Clifford McFlarlin Tesch Family Farms Moessner Farms Tehachapi-Bee Honey Farm Returning Vendors and new ones! Kelly Horton (Wandering Gypsy) Get Dressed Dahlia, A Boutique Fiddlers Crossing (Petting Zoo) Community Booths Tehachapi Humane Society THS Robotics Tehachapi Mt. Democratic Club Stallion Springs Resort Tehachapi Hospital Guild Tehachapi Valley Parks and Rec 10 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender More Arts & Entertainment Continued from page 6 • Pat Strong Trio, 4th Friday • Jug Band, 4th Saturday Moessner Farms • Live entertainment. Saturdays, 6 until 8 p.m. Tehachapi Christian Store • Free concert on Saturday nights, 6 until 8 p.m. Refreshments served at intermission. Tehachapi Senior Center • Line Dancing, Monday 1 until 3 p.m. The 58 Restaurant & Bar • DJs, Wednesday, 7 until close; Friday and Saturday 9 until close. third Thursday of each month. Information at sharktoothhill.org. VFW Post #5948 Bakersfield Museum of Art Open to veterans, current service members and guests of vets, schedule as follows: • Karaoke with Erik, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 7 until 11 p.m. • Pool Tournaments: 8-ball on Tuesday nights and 9ball on Thursday nights, 7:30 until 10:30 p.m. • Free admission every third Friday of the month, all admission is free; every second Sunday of the month, seniors (65 and older) are free. Info at bmoa.org. Exhibits and Museums • New exhibitions opening Aug. 3. Info at lancastermoah.org. Lancaster Museum of Art and History reasureTrove • Christmas in July, Friday, July 26, 1 until 3 p.m. Bisque Painting with Juanita Neimeyer. Paint bisque plates and ornaments for Christmas. Cost is $25, plus materials. Bakersfield Art Association, 1817 Eye St., Bakersfield; bakersfieldartassociation.o rg., 661-869-2320. College Community Services, Family Learning Center • Sewing Sensations. Materials and sewing machines provided for beginner sewing. Sewing machines available Mondays through Fridays in July, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. fiddlerscrossing.org. • Shelby, Tieg & Tara Folkpop vocal trio, July 30; 7 p.m.; $15. • Ranchers For Peace Americana Folk Duo, Aug. 9; 7 p.m. Philip Marx Central Park • Music in the Park. A double bill of Geezers on the Loose and the Pat Strong Trio Plus 1; July 28, 2 p.m. Free; bring chairs and blankets. Mojave Desert Mojave Air & Space Port Maturango Museum CALM • Karaoke 7:30 until 11 p.m., every Wednesday. Free admission for members; $5 for non-members. • Cheryl McDonald. Photography exhibit on display through Aug. 20. • Twilight, nighttime hours at the zoo, 5 until 8 p.m., Saturdays in July and August. Picnics encouraged. Admission is $1 off. Tehachapi Mountain Pub and Brewery Buena Vista Museum of Natural History Art Classes Tehachapi • Free Admission from noon until 4 p.m. on the Fiddlers Crossing Bakersfield Community Theatre • Karaoke, Tuesday evenings Treasure Trove, 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd.; 822-6794; facebook.com/TehachapiT Tickets at Mountain Music or The Apple Shed; info at • 86th season opens in August. For information • Karaoke Fridays, 8 p.m. until closing. Domingo’s Mexican and Seafood Restuarant W ORSHIP PLAN FOR... United Church of Christ 15719 Highline Road Tehachapi Phone (661) 823-9814 www.cctehachapi.org Child care is only available for 10:45 Sunday service & Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Rabobank Theatre Tickets: Rabobank Arena box office or ticketmaster.com., 8527300 (Unless otherwise noted), bakersfieldcca.org. • Jerry Seinfeld, July 26; 7 p.m.; Tickets, $47-$77. Fox Theatre • Billy Currington, July 31; 7:30 p.m. Tickets and information: foxtheatreonline.com. Gaslight Melodrama • Rosedale (like “Dallas” but funnier) July 26 through Sept. 14, Friday and Saturday performances 7 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. Info at themelodrama.com. Seventh-day Adventist Church SATURDAY Worship A Progressive Christian Church 20335 Woodford-Tehachapi Rd., Tehachapi 93561 10:30am Worship & Sunday School Pastor Erwin Joham a welcoming place Between (Schout and Highline) • (661) 822-1174 822-4443 100 E. “E” St. (disability access) Senior Pastor Michael Clark Thursday Service: 7:00 PM Sunday Service 9:00 AM & 10:45 AM Sunday School and Nursery San Joaquin Valley Crystal Palace • Asleep at the Wheel, July 30 at 7 p.m. D I R E C T O RY TEHACHAPI COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Ca lvary Chapel Tehachapi Calvary Chapel Tehachapi • Plane Crazy, third Saturday of each month, aircraft display and more, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission. visit bakersfieldcommunitytheatrelive.com. for a new beginning Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard 11 AM Sabbath School 9:30 AM Where Love and Joy Abound Worship Service Time: Sun. 10:00 a.m. Child care available Cummings Valley Elementary School 24220 Bear Valley Road 661-822-1400 TehachapiShepherd@yahoo.com www.SOTHChurch.org Knowing the Shepherd and making Him known Sunday Worship 9am & 11am New Location At: Full Children’s Ministry at both services 502 East Pinon • 822-9313 MS & HS Youth Group at 11am An associate fellowship of the Desert Vineyard, Lancaster, CA www.desertvineyard.org 9:30 am .....Bible Study (for all ages) 10:45 am ...Sunday Worship 7:00 pm .....Friday Celebrate Recovery 1049 S. Curry Street • Tehachapi, CA 93561 661-822-3138 www.fbctehachapi.com GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH AND PRESCHOOL 329 S. Mill Street Church Phone: 822-6817 School Phone: 823-7740 Senior Pastor: Rev. Daniel T. Alsop, Sunday Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Preschool Director: Ulla Bennett, Six Weeks Through Age 5, 6AM to 6PM St. Malachy Roman Catholic Church Father Michael Cox Masses: Saturday ........................5:30 p.m. Sunday...........................8:00 & 10 a.m. Confessions Saturday ......4:00-5:00 p.m. Spanish Mass 12:00 Noon Mill & West E. St. | 822-3060 | Office: 407 West E St. | StMalachyOffice@gmail.com Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. 20413 Brian Way • (661) 805-8020 Sunday Worship: 10:15 a.m. SGCTehachapi@hotmail.com Thursday Fellowship Group: 6:30 p.m. www.TehachapiSovereignGraceChurch.org Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors - Pastor Bert Roper Please call 822-6828 to be included in this directory. Traditional Worship 9:30 Contemporary Worship 11:00 www.tehachapiumc.org 661-822-1440 • 20400 Backes Ln. - Corner of Schout & Backes 11 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Relay is July 13-14 at Coy Burnett Field BY DUANA PERA CONTRIBUTING WRITER This year we will “Celebrate 10 Years of Relay” for our local American Cancer Society Relay for Life. On July 13 and 14 more than 65 teams, 700 participants and 200 survivors will take the field and walk for 24 hours in the fight against cancer. The general public is invited to come join in the festivities and support our teams. The teams each decorate their booths in themes and most will be selling wonderful items to help fundraise for cancer research. Opening ceremonies start at 8:30 a.m., the Mini-Concert starts at 5 p.m. and the memorable Luminaria Ceremony starts at 8:30 p.m. Closing ceremonies start on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone to come to the track and be part of the largest fundraiser in Tehachapi. The Relay teams are so excited this year and have come up with some pretty inventive ways to raise funds. For example, RST Cranes will PHOTOS COURTESY OF DUANA PERA Opening Ceremonies 2012 with torch bearer Nicholas Sharp and family and the rest of our fantastic survivors. have their smallest crane at the field and for only $10 anyone can learn how to operate the crane and compete in the first Relay “Crane Rodeo.” Just drop the ball in three different buckets in the shortest amount of time to win. “I’ll do that,” said Lisa Taylor, Luminaria Committee co-chair and member of Team Light Your Way. “I would pay $10 in a heartbeat to be able to operate a crane!” The Entertainment Committee has also put together a day loaded with something for everyone. There will be theme laps every half hour for observers to guess the theme lap, or call for a schedule and just come join in the fun. This year, teams were offered the chance to sponsor a lap, and many have done just that. Team Terra-Gen Thunderbolts Strike Cancer are handing out pinwheels and everyone will carry the pinwheels as they walk the laps. And this year Relay is offering a free mini-concert for everyone starting at 5 p.m. with local musician and singer Mike Heckathorn. At 6 p.m. another local musician, Adam Wojack, will join with his fellow band mates and take to the stage as Heralds of the Sword, or HOTS. This is a combination of fantasy and rock in full medieval costumes. Last on stage will be a Christian rock group from Rosa- Luminaria bags on the track at dusk “in memory of” and “in honor of.” mond called “Strings and a Prayer.” We plan to celebrate all day long. Part of that celebration is theme laps, games in center field and lots of dancing and music. We are also doing flash mobs and everyone interested in being part of our mobs can come join us; no dancing skills required! But at 8:30 p.m., the Luminaria Committee will once again present a memorable presentation on why we Relay. For one incredible hour we come together at dusk to remember all those we have lost to cancer and light the Luminaria bags around the track. As the glow sticks are lit, we walk in the dark and read the names of those “in memory of” and those “in honor of who have won or are winning the fight against cancer.” Kids Camp this year is going to be outstanding. Bring your young kids and for a small donation, they will be entertained by Nita Duhart and her playful team. Then walk the track and help make a difference in the fight against cancer by supporting our teams. For more information on the 2013 Tehachapi Relay for Life, go to relayforlife.org/tehachapica, or call Duana Pera at 972-7595, Barb Villasenor at 332-4975 or Tracy Lankin at 805-5210. DUANA PERA is chair of the 2013 Tehachapi Relay for Life. 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I think it's a doable diet. — I.P. ANSWER: DASH, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is a doable, simple and good-tasting diet. People are disappointed to find out that the diet is contained on one page with straightforward directives. The sheet lists the number of servings of a particular food group, what constitutes a serving and examples of the foods in each group. That's all there is. You can expect a drop of 8 to 14 points in blood pressure if you're faithful to it. One of the most important diet changes is limiting sodium (salt) consumption to 1,500 grams. Here's the diet: GRAINS: Six to eight servings a day; whole-grain breads like wheat, cereals (both dry and cooked), brown rice and pastas are grains. A serving is one slice of bread, one cup of dry cereal and half a cup of cooked cereal. FRUITS: Four to six daily servings, with a serving being a moderately sized whole fruit, a half-cup of frozen or canned fruit or a halfcup of fruit juice. VEGETABLES: Four to five servings a day, with a serving being one cup of leafy green veggie, 1/2 cup cut up, raw or cooked vegetables or 1/2 cup vegetable juice. DAIRY: Two to three servings a day of low-fat dairy products, with a serving being a cup of skim or low-fat milk, a cup of yogurt or one and a half ounces of cheese. LEAN MEATS, POULTRY, FISH: Six or fewer servings a day. A serving is one ounce of cooked meat, skinless chicken or fish. One egg is also a serving. NUTS, SEEDS, DRY BEANS: Four to five servings a week. One serving is a third cup of nuts, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, a half a cup of dry beans. FATS AND OILS: Two to three servings a day, with a serving being equal to 1 tablespoon of low-fat mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of margarine, 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil, 2 tablespoons of salad dressing. SWEETS: Five or less a week. A serving is a tablespoon of sugar or a teaspoon of jam or jelly. The booklet on high blood pressure explains what it is and how it's treated. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue — No. 104W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 with the recipient's printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have osteoporosis. I was put on Actonel (risedronate) by my former doctor. My new doctor had me switch to Fosamax (alendronate) when it came out as a generic. This doctor says you must take vitamin D and calcium also. Are they necessary? — B.G. ANSWER: They are necessary. They work hand in hand with osteoporosis medicines. Calcium is the mineral needed for strong bones. Vitamin D enhances the absorption of calcium from the digestive tract into the blood. Not having a supply of these two is like trying to build a sandcastle without sand. DR. DONOHUE regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. © 2013 North America Synd., Inc., all rights reserved. 13 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Home & Garden (Family Features) Few things better capture the feel of summer than the three S's: sun, sand and, of course, seafood. Welcome the warm weather and embrace the fresh flavors of the sea with simple, yet delicious, coastalinspired dishes. Always a family favorite due to its versatility, seafood takes on a plethora of flavors - from spicy to buttery and beyond. These Crispy Crab Cakes with Spicy Remoulade will make your mouth water with every savory crunch, while smooth, Creamy Risotto with Asparagus and Shrimp will richly impress even the pickiest of palates. • 1 tablespoon lemon juice • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1 cup cracker crumbs • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Combine all ingredients for Spicy Remoulade Sauce into large bowl. Set aside. In large bowl, combine crabmeat, red bell pepper, egg, horseradish, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Fold in 1/4 cup of cracker crumbs. Form crab mixture into 2-inch cakes, about 1/2 inch thick. Dredge cakes in remaining cracker crumbs. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook crab cakes until golden, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with Spicy Remoulade Sauce. A Perfect Pairing Any sea-inspired fare pairs perfectly with a crisp, dry white wine, such as the flavorful Albarioo from Martin Cudax. With origins spanning back to 12th century Spain, the flavorful Albarioo possesses tropical fruit aromas and bright citrus flavors. Also known as the "Wine of the Sea," this wine is the perfect accompaniment to any seafood dish. Consider serving this winning combination at your next outdoor gathering or dinner party and you're sure to receive countless compliments. Whether you're looking for small bites or a heartier entree, eat sea-to-table this season and take advantage of what summer has to offer. For more information, please visit www.martincodax.com. Suggestions for serving seafood With so many seafood choices it can be difficult to know how to pick the freshest catch. Here are some tips to ensure you're choosing the best at your next visit to the market or fish counter: • Milk Does a Salmon Good — Milk tenderizes salmon and removes any frostbite or fishy taste, so try defrosting salmon in a container of milk for a fresher flavor. • Float On, Mussels — Mussels love to float. If a mussel sinks to the bottom of a container filled with water, throw it away — it's a sign of a bad mollusk. • "R" for Really Fresh — Oysters taste best when they are harvested during colder weather. For a good rule of thumb, enjoy them during months with an "R" in the name, for example, September through April. • In the Red — Quality tuna should be deep red with no "rainbow" coloring, which is a sign of old fish. • 2 tablespoons finely chopped scallions • 2 teaspoons lemon juice Salmon: • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper • 4 salmon fillets, each about 6 ounces Combine all ingredients for Hazelnut Butter in bowl; set aside. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of salmon. In a preheated grill pan, grill salmon, skin side up, for four minutes. Flip salmon, topping each fillet with 1 tablespoon of Hazelnut Butter. Cook for 4 minutes until salmon flakes easily with fork. Serve with sauteed green beans. Grilled Salmon with Hazelnut Butter Creamy Risotto with Asparagus and Shrimp Yield: 4 servings Yield: 4 servings Hazelnut Butter: • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined • 4 cups vegetable broth • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces • 1 large shallot, finely chopped • 1 tablespoon butter • 1 cup Arborio rice • 1/2 cup Martin Cudax Albarioo or other dry white wine • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil • Salt and pepper • 3 tablespoons butter, softened • 2 tablespoons finely chopped hazelnuts, toasted Crispy Crab Cakes with Spicy Remoulade Yield: About 16 crab cakes Spicy Remoulade Sauce: • 1/2 cup mayonnaise • 1 tablespoon lemon juice • 2 teaspoons capers, chopped • 1 teaspoon coarse-ground mustard • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce Crab Cakes: • 8 ounces lump crabmeat, drained and flaked • 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper • 1 large egg • 1 tablespoon grated horseradish Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and cook shrimp, stirring occasionally. Remove shrimp once they are almost fully cooked. Bring vegetable broth to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer. Add cut asparagus to broth and cook for 2 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove asparagus and set aside with shrimp. In a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, cook shallots in butter until translucent. Stir in rice to coat the grains and cook for approximately 1 minute. Add in the wine and stir until absorbed by rice. Once absorbed, stir in vegetable broth 1/2 cup at a time. Note: each 1/2 cup must be absorbed completely before the next one is added. Continue to stir the risotto to keep it from sticking and repeat with remaining broth until all has been added. Stir in shrimp and asparagus and heat through. Add Parmesan cheese and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately. Source: Martin Cudax 14 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender Practical Money Matters Don’t get ‘spoofed’ by rogue callers BY JASON ALDERMAN CONTRIBUTING WRITER T I L E BUY DIRECT & SAVE We Make Ceramic Tile Affordable Low! - Low! - Prices Service • Experience • Quality The COMPLETE Tile Store OPEN EVERY DAY (661) 366-3255 6301 E. BRUNDAGE LN. • BAKERSFIELD, CA Interested in phone book advertising? Make sure you have the Tehachapi News Ad-Vantage*! Now accepting orders for the 2014 Edition of Tehachapi's Own Phone Book. The TOP Book It's also Tehachapi's Original Phone Book *Only the TOP Book offers advertisers a bonus of free advertising in the Tehachapi News! Call 822-6828 or contact your Tehachapi News advertising representative for information. When caller ID first arrived on the scene it seemed like a godsend to many people: Now you could easily identify who was on the line and ignore unwanted calls, whether from telemarketers, an ex-boyfriend or an unfriendly collection agency. But as often happens, unscrupulous individuals soon began manipulating the technology to defraud people by pretending to be someone else. Their scheme is called "caller ID spoofing" and disturbingly, it's perfectly legal in many cases. Here's how caller ID spoofing works and what precautions you should take to avoid being victimized: For a very low cost, businesses and individuals can use widely available caller ID spoofing software to generate calls that alter the telephone number and/or name which appear on the recipient's caller ID screen. Police, private investigators and collection agencies have used legal spoofing services for many years. Others who might have a legitimate reason to hide their identity when making a call include domestic violence victims and doctors returning patient calls who don't wish to release their private telephone numbers. Beyond that, the lines of legality begin to blur. The Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009 prohibits anyone from transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller ID information with the intent to defraud, cause harm or wrongfully obtain anything of value. Violators can be penalized up to $10,000 for each infraction. Unfortunately, such penalties haven't dissuaded many scammers. One common scam involves spoofers pretending to represent a bank, government agency, insurer, credit card company or other organization with which you do business. They count on you being reassured after recognizing the company's name on your screen. Under the pretext of warning about an urgent situation (breached account, late payment, pending insurance claim, missed jury duty summons, etc.), the spoofer will try to coax you into revealing personal or account information, supposedly to verify their records. Often these are robocalls, where a recorded voice asks you to stay on the line to speak to a representative or call another number for more information. Do not. If you suspect the call might possibly be genuine, contact the company yourself at the toll-free number found on your card, account statement or the company's website. You should never reveal your full Social Security number, mother's maiden name, credit card number, passwords or other private information over the phone unless you initiated the call yourself. Someone possessing such information could use it to gain access to your existing accounts to withdraw or transfer money, raise credit limits or snoop around your recent activity, among other intrusions. ID thieves also can use your personal information to open new credit accounts (e.g., credit cards, mortgage or car loan), create a new identity or even obtain a job fraudulently. Often, you won't even realize something's wrong until a collection agency — or the IRS — starts hounding you for unpaid bills or taxes. Another common caller ID spoof involves hacking into someone's voice mail account. Many cellphone users never bother to set up passwords on their voice mailboxes. And, since many voicemail systems grant access to callers phoning from their own number, a hacker could easily spoof your number and gain access to your messages. Bottom line: You wouldn't give your personal information to a stranger on the street. Take the same level of precaution with strangers on the phone – or online. JASON ALDERMAN directs Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Don’t miss the News@Noon, published daily, Monday through Friday 15 The Weekender — Wednesday, July 10, 2013 TEHACHAPI MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL® August 17-18 Businesses & Organizations ��� Be Included in the ONLY Official Program! PHOTO COURTESY OF MELINDA MYERS Container gardening offers many options to solve problems or just let you enjoy your garden more. Gardening Time Five creative ways to use containers in your landscape BY MELINDA MYERS CONTRIBUTING WRITER Container gardens have long been used to add a spot of color by a front entrance or expand planting space in city lots, balconies and decks. Don’t let past experience and tradition limit your vision. Try one or more of these attractive, fun and functional ways to include containers in your landscape, large or small. Vertical interest Add vertical interest to any garden or garden space. Select a large attractive container filled with tall plants like papyrus and canna. Or elevate a small pot on steppers or an overturned pot for added height. Create height with smaller pots and plants by strategically stacking and planting them into a creative planting. Try setting any of these planters right in the garden to create a dramatic focal point. Screening Create a privacy screen or mask a bad view. Use an arbor or other support for hanging baskets and then place a few containers below for an attractive screen. Or create a garden of containers to provide seasonal interest using a variety of plants. Use trees, shrubs, and ornamental grasses for height. Save money by purchasing smaller plants. Elevate these on overturned pots for added height and impact. Mask the mechanics by wrapping the pots in burlap. Then add a few colorful selfwatering pots in the foreground for added color and beauty. Fill these with annuals or perennials for additional seasonal interest. Easy does it! Bring the garden right to your back door for ease of harvest and added entertainment. A self-watering patio planter, windowbox, or rail planter reduces maintenance and makes harvesting herbs as easy as reaching out the window or backdoor. Plus, guests will have fun harvesting their own fresh mint for mojitos or greens for their salads. Define space Define outdoor living spaces within your landscape. Use containers as walls and dividers to separate entertaining and play areas from quiet reflective spaces. And consider using pots with built in casters or set them on moveable saucers to make moving these pots easier. This way you can expand and shrink individual spaces as needed simply by moving the pots. Transformation Create your own vacation paradise. Use planters filled with cannas, bananas, palms and New Zealand flax for a more tropical flare. Add some wicker furniture to complete the scene. Or fill vertical gardens, an old child’s wagon, metal colander or wooden and concrete planters with cacti and succulents. Add some old branches and large stones. You’ll feel as though you’ve hiked into the desert. All you need is a bit of space and creativity to find fun new ways to put containers to work for you in the garden this season. MELINDA MYERS is a gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist who has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and has written more than 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening. She hosts The Great Courses How to Grow Anything DVD series and the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment segments which air on over 130 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and writes the twice monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” newspaper column. Melinda also has a column in Gardening How-to magazine. She has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Her website, melindamyers.com, offers gardening videos, podcasts, garden tips and more. In cooperation with the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, the Tehachapi News will once again publish the only OFFICIAL PROGRAM for the 50th Annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival®. Your advertising in this publication will reach thousands of readers. To be published as a supplement to the Tehachapi News Weekender on Wednesday, Aug. 7th, and distributed throughout Tehachapi prior to and during the festival. More than 17,000 copies plus online distribution! Call 822-6828 to reserve your advertising space — deadline is July 15 16 Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — The Weekender Critters Tips to help choose a small pet for your family (Family Features) It's fun for parents to surprise children with new small pets, like guinea pigs and hamsters. Plus, these small animals are a great first pet for kids and can teach children responsibility. But before adding to the family, it's important to make sure you are bringing home the right pet for your family. "Small pets are great, playful new pals. And the best way for families to choose a pet and sories to keep your pet happy and healthy. For example, guinea pigs are easy to tame, affectionate and expressive, and need plenty of floor space to play. Hamsters, which are known for being playful and active, need a multilevel habitat large enough to include an exercise wheel and tunnels. Understand the pet's habits: Some small pets are nocturnal and are most likely to be active at night — which means you make them part of your home is to consider how the pet is going to fit into your lives," says Dr. Kemba Marshall, veterinarian and pet care expert at PetSmart. Take some time to learn how to best care for your small pet before you bring it home. Make sure you: Choose the right habitat: Small pet habitats have varying requirements, and there are must-have supplies and acces- might not get as much daytime play time as you like. Ask about special care needs for your small pet, too. Chinchillas, which are known for their especially soft fur, need dust baths to clean themselves, and Syrian hamsters require grooming products like brushes and wipes help them look and smell good. Provide proper nutrition: Each animal has its own nutritional needs. Guinea pigs and chinchillas are herbivores so they need diets that include at least 75 percent high-fiber hay. Guinea pigs also need vitamin C supplements. Many rodents' teeth never stop growing, so providing wood chews or edible houses offers not only a yummy surprise but also helps keep teeth trimmed. For additional information on choosing and caring for small pets, visit www.petsmart.com. 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Kitchen opens to great room and has granite counters, center island, skylight and pantry.Exterior composite deck, RV parking & circle driveway. Now: $399,000 #9966111 COME SEE! L I ST NE W WOW! Beautiful “Entertainer’s Dream Home” featuring 6 bedroom 3 bath home in the pines with commanding views of Bear Valley Springs. Apprx. 3,648 sq.ft. with Living and family rooms each with their own fireplace. Enjoy the solitude, clean air, and boulder outcroppings from either of the two huge decks. $495,000 #9966836 MAKE IT YOURS! Gorgeous 3BR/2BA Log Cabin home located on 1.72 acres. Featuring a stone stack fireplace in the LR, jetted tub in master BR & wonderful loft. Relax viewing the beautiful pines from the deck! Owner May Finance. Call for details… $219,900 #9965217 MAGNIFICENT TUSCAN STYLE HOME on 1.76 acres with beautiful views of the hills and the San Joaquin Valley. 3BR/2.5BA, apprx. 3,046 sq.ft, boasting quality amenities, upgrades and design details throughout. Amazingly beautiful granite countertops & top-grade stainless steel appliances. This property has a horse corral & barn adjacent to miles of equestrian trails. Gorgeous! Call us and make appt. to see! $629,900 #9966325 IN G NEW CONSTRUCTION! AMA Homes has constructed many beautiful homes in Stallion Springs. This new home features 3BR/ 2BA,splitwing floor plan in apprx. 1,728 sq.ft. granite countertops in kitchen & baths, tile flooring, 2 Fireplaces; one in LR, one in master BR +central heat & AC, & So much more! Backs to Golf Course! $199,900 #9966788 MUST SEE! 3BR/2BA , apprx. 1,953 sq.ft. home, very well-maintained with loads of amenities including granite counters in kitch. & bath., built-in stainless steel kitchen appl., pantry, stacked stone fireplace, custom cabinetry & slate patio. Circular driveway, storage shed, RV access and an oversized garage! $379,900 #9965122 COUNTY OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY JULY 13TH 12PM-3PM 20851 EARLY DAWN U CED RE D NE W L I ST IN G U CED RE D MOUNTAIN TOP JEWEL! This 3BR/ 1.75BA, apprx. 1,998 sq.ft.home is a Dream! Meticulously maintained, with Great Rm, living, dining and kitchen with a separate formal dining area. Built-in window seats, buffet & hall cabinets. Small vineyard, rock formations, park like grounds and awesome views! $285,000 #9966381 WONDERFUL VIEW HOME! 5 BR/2.5BA in apprx.2,314 SF on 1.02 acres of horse property. 2 Fireplaces, 2 living areas, office w/lots of built-in cabinets. Sunroom w/ sauna, 2 beautiful decorator ceiling fans, lots of windows for light & fabulous views of Cub Lake Great valley floor location with views, & privacy! Now: $329,900 #9966386 EXQUISITE COUNTRY ESTATE + GUEST HOUSE! Spacious main house is apprx. 2,400 sq ft, with a gorgeous Cook’s Ktchen, spacious pantry, LG great room w/FP & lovely master suite. Awesome 3-car garage & Wonderful covered entertainment patio. Guest house is apprx. 1,200 sq.ft. with LR, kitchen, dining area, large BR & Bath. Gorgeous! Now: $450,000 #9966584 PURE SERENITY! Relax and thoroughly enjoy this wonderful 3BR/1.75BA, apprx 1,700 sq.ft. home. Two-story view home framed by a white picket fence with trellis and surrounded by 5 acres of oaks at the end of a cul-de-sac in picturesque Hart Flat. Now: $202,500 #9966034 SWEET AS CAN BE! Don’t miss this wonderful 3BR/2BA, apprx 1,438 sq.ft home with stunning mountain views, open tiled country kitchen with loads of cabinets and a breakfast bar. Cozy fireplace in living room. RV access and huge backyard. Conveniently located to recreation and restaurants. $159,900 #9966098 COME SEE! Great split-wing 3BR/2BA home featuring granite counter tops and black appliances. Archways greet you in the entry along with tiled-glass insets. Fully finished garage with sep. laundry room. Large storage shed, fruit trees, & BBQ/Patio area. Property is totally fenced with RV entrance. Nearby Park has swings and picnic tables. $162,998 #9966749 TEHACHAPI CITY U RE D CED U RE D LOCATION, LOCATION! Great home, 4BR/ 2BA, apprx. 1,936 sq.ft., near the golf course! Super large family rm and master with wonderful master bath. Fireplace in LR, wood floors throughout & circular drive. No garage but PLENTY of room in back for one. On Sewer System & Natural Gas! $189,300 #9966419 SECLUSION & VIEWS! on 7 acres (much of it usable) 2BR, +bonus rm, 2BA, apprx. 1,990 sq.ft., featuring many updates including Trex decking in front and lower rear exterior, laminated flooring in open living area, contemporary bathroom lighting & fixtures. On natural gas. A Must See property!$259,500 #9966554 CED OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY JULY 13TH 9:30PM-12PM 219 W. D ST. HOME+APT +ORCHARD! On 3.13 acres! Main house is 3BR/1.76BA, apprx. 1,596 sq.ft.+ separate Gues. Apartment! Apprx.240 fruit (mostly apple) trees, walk-in cooler, approx. 30,000+ sq ft of garden/growing area with its own Hwy sales stand along Valley/ Highway 202! Now: $250,000 #9965203 EXQUISITE! Beautiful ranch property secluded with oaks, 3BR/3BA apprx 3,546 sq.ft., two Living Areas, two fire places; one wood the other a sealed gas unit, granite counters in the kitchen beautiful views from the kitchen window of Cummings Valley. Has a large metal work shop with roll up doors, all on 20 acres! $650,000 #9966721 DOWNTOWN DELIGHT! Cute 2003 home on large lot in Tehachapi City. 3BR/2BA, apprx 1,680 sq.ft. Nice fenced front yard. Near shopping and restaurants and makes for convenient commute. Don’t miss-out. Call to see this home today! $155,000 #9966529 COME SEE! GOLDEN HILLS OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY SATURDAY, JULY 13TH 12PM-3PM 19913 BRITE VALLEY ROAD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT NE W L I ST NE W L I ST IN G HERE IT IS! Large single-story 4BR/3BA, apprx 2,677 sq.ft on private cul-de-sac. Walking distance to High School. Upgraded kitchen with built-in Kitchen-Aid stainless steel appliances. Upgraded guest BR with private bath, would make an ideal mother-in law quarters. Custom built-in entertainment center next to fireplace & 3 Car garage. $309,500 #9966770 IN G SALE D I NG PEN RENTAL SERVICES ENJOY! 3BR/1.75BA, apprx. 1,605 sq.ft. Melton home with family room addition featuring greenhouse window & skylights. Two Patios. Vaulted ceilings & fireplace with gas starter in living room; bay window in dining room; attic and ceiling fans. Located close to Golden Hills Elementary school. $192,500 #9966445 GREAT LOCATION! 3BR/2BA, apprx. 2,024 sq.ft. home with fabulous views & privacy. 1 bedroom upstairs, 2 down. Large bathroom downstairs w/double sinks, separate shower & tub. All rooms are very spacious. Lots of storage. All bedrooms have doors leading to balcony & views. Wood-burning fireplace in living room. Come See! $199,900 #9966559 COME SEE! Naylan Bender Beth Barnes PROPERTY MANAGER PROP. MGT. ASSISTANT REALTOR DRE #01547541 We are running out of vacancies and are actively looking for additional properties to meet the high demand for rentals. Call us if you need property management services. You’ll Be Glad You Did! HERITAGE OAKS WEST Prime location, 4BR/2.5BA, apprx 1,788 sq.ft. with Master BR on main level w/double sinks, separate jetted tub & shower, and a walk in closet. Vaulted ceiling in LR w/brick fireplace & wired for surround sound. Open kitchen w/ lots of oak cabinets & tile counters. Must see! $229,900 #9966771 HOMES U CED RE D 21001 Country Club: GREAT GOLDEN HILLS WEST LOCATION 3BR/2BA, apprx. 2100 sqft. This home offers a large open kitchen with formal living and dining room. Large family room for gatherings. Gardening included. $1100 a month. Sec. deposit $1100 NE W L I ST IN G 1400 Cimarron Ct.: NICE HOME CLOSE TO TOWN. This is like a town home with living area down stairs and two bedrooms upstairs with bath. Nice one car garage and small back yard. Small pet welcomed with additional deposit. $750 a month. Sec. deposit $750 COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS BEST! 3BR/ 1.75BA, apprx. 1,827 sq.ft. home, excellent location in Golden Hills West on a .50 oakstudded acre parcel. 2 fireplaces, a formal LR, great room, breakfast rm, laundry rm, storage shed & enclosed patio. Paved RV driveway access to back yard. Freshly painted & brand new roof! $229,000 #9966570 BEAUTIFUL CORNER HOME large lot, .68 of an acre, 3BR/2BA, apprx. 1,916 sq.ft, Amazing Open floor plan with large rooms, Granite counters in kitchen and bath, all landscaped front and back, nicely-designed fencing & Rv Parking. Move in ready. Make appt. to see today. So nice! Now: $298,000 9966330 APARTMENTS 21632 Golden Hills Blvd. Tehachapi CA 93561: Great Golden Hills location. 2+1 with many upgrades throughout. This unit has been completely redone with tile and granite throughout. Great two tone paint with beautiful crown molding. This is a higher end apartment that is a must see. $650 a month and $650 sec. deposit 21410 Golden Hills Blvd: NICE SIZE APARTMENT, 2BR/1BA with indoor laundry. Open and bright kitchen. Generous back yard. $600 a month + $600 Sec. deposit. METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED! 3BR/ 1.75BA home,apprx.1,761 sq.ft. on .38 of an acre, close to all schools, with newly remodeled kitchen & bathrooms. recessed lighting in kitchen, living room and dining room, and an impressive landscaped backyard. $249,900 #9966823 SOLD IN 11 DAYS! in Tehachapi City. 3BR/ 1.75BA, apprx 1,200 sq.ft. with new composition roof, new flooring ,new 2-Tone interior paint, new exterior trim paint, new dishwasher, new stove and many other upgrades. $139,900 #9966796 CALL US TO SEE OTHER WONDERFUL DOWNTOWN PROPERTIES! VIEW ALL TEHACHAPI AREA LISTINGS