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TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Love rules the week for single Bovines seeking romance. Attached pairs also find new joy in their relationships. Friday should bring news about a business opportunity.
SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your organizational skills help you line up your priorities so that you get things done without added pressure. The weekend could hold a special surprise.
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Dog House Saloon • Tehachapi 777 West Tehachapi Blvd., 8224200. • No Strings Attached Saturday, April 27; 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Sagebrush Cafe • Lancaster Live music first Friday of each month. 42104 50th St. West, sagebrush-cafe.com.
Open Mic & Acoustic Jam • Tehachapi Every Wednesday night, music and poetry, at 7 p.m. at Fiddlers Crossing, 206 East “F” St., 823-9994. Sign up to perform at the door. La Bella Amore Italian Bistro • Tehachapi 209 S. Green St., 822-7419 • Grim Bernhoft 1st Friday • Guy and Debbie Martin, 1st Saturday • Alicia Hansen 2nd Friday • Geezers on the Loose 2nd Saturday • Craig Shaw 3rd Friday • Grim Bernhoft 3rd Saturday • Pat Strong Trio 4th Friday • Jug Band 4th Saturday Apple Shed • Tehachapi Music provided during dinner hours, 333 E Tehachapi Blvd. 823-8333 • Debbie and Guy Martin Thursday, 2nd Saturday, 3rd and 4th Friday. • The Mountain Boys 1st Friday • Jo Stone 1st Saturday • Moving On 1st and 3rd Sunday • The Geezers 2nd Friday • Craig Shaw 2nd and 4th Sunday • Mountain Pass 3rd Saturday 58 Restaurant & Bar • Tehachapi 480 Steuber Rd., 822-9992 • Ladies Night Manic Mondays, 80's music 5 to 8pm • Key Largo Band Saturday, 8 p.m. to close. Pacino’s Spaghetti Factory • Tehachapi 1100 West Tehachapi Blvd., 822-9400. • Tehachapi Idol show auditions April 13 and 20, at noon.
KC Steakhouse • Bakersfield 2525 “F” St. 322-9910, kcsteakhouse.net. • Jimmy Gaines, pianist: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 10 p.m. • Jimmy Gaines, pianist; Mike Hall, guitarist; Bobby O, drummer; Glenda Robles, vocalist. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Concerts Americana Music Festival at Murray Farms • Bakersfield 6700 General Beale Road, 661-3300100. Rhythms and spirit of local musicians, featuring: In the Nick of Time, Sideways, Banshi in the Kitchen, The Roustabouts. Tickets $20 ($15 in advance), children $6 Fiddlers Crossing • Tehachapi 206 East “F” St. Tickets: Mountain Music, 206 East “F” St.; The Apple Shed, 333 E. Tehachapia Blvd; or call 823-9994. (Unless otherwise noted) For more information: fiddlerscrossing.org • Bruce Molsky April 19; 7 p.m., Old time fiddler and multi-instrumentalist, at St. Jude’s Anglican Church, 1200 S. Curry St: $20. Music workshop on April 20, 10 a.m. to noon(at Fiddlers Crossing): $25. • Brian Finnegan and William Coulter, Irish Flute & Guitar duo, Friday, May 3; 7p.m. • Juni Fisher, Cowgirl balladeer, May 10; 7 p.m. Antelope Valley Community Concert Season • Lancaster 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., 661-945-
2633 www.avcommunityconcerts.org • Yana Reznik, April 30, Russian pianist. $30 general/$20 student. Crystal Palace • Bakersfield 2620 Buck Owens Blvd. Tickets: vallitix.rdln.com (Call 661328-7560 or visit http://www.buckowens.com/concerts.ht ml for upcoming shows.) Maturango Museum • Ridgecrest 100 E. Las Flores Ave. Information and concert schedule: 760-375-6900, email@example.com. The Fox Theatre • Bakersfield 2001 H. St. Tickets: foxtheatreonline.com. • Darius Rucker April 26, 8 p.m. • An Evening with Steve Miller Band May 19; 7:30 p.m. • Primus 3D: May 29; 8 p.m.
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Fifth Annual ACS Bark For Life planned for downtown on April 27 DUANA PERA CONTRIBUTING WRITER
For Barb Villasenor and Jill Greene, the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event is a testament to our commitment to our four legged friends. This dynamic duo has planned a barktastic event and wants to welcome everyone to come down and join in the canine companion celebration on April 27th starting at 9 AM in Railroad Park. “Animals get cancer just like humans,” Barb will always say to anyone interested in talking about her favorite Relay For Life event. “My dog Keesha died of stomach cancer seven years ago and it was so hard to go through, so I decided to start BFL here in Tehachapi in honor of my beloved dog.” In 2009 she did exactly what her heart told her to do; she organized and held the 1 st Annual Bark For Life in Tehachapi, and hasn’t missed a year since. “My dog Pudge also passed away from cancer,” said Jill as she reminisced about her best friend. “She loved me unconditionally, she was my walking partner, and my sounding board; I miss her every day.”
COVER AND PHOTO ABOVE BY JILL GREENE
Participating pups proudly paraded along the sidewalks of downtown Teachapi, helping to raise awareness and funds, during last year’s “Bark for Life” event. The cost is $15 per participant and it all goes to the ACS Relay For Life event which will be held July 13-14 at Jacobsen Junior High School, Coy Burnett Field. The first 100 registered participants will receive a Doggie Bag of doglicious treats! There will also be prizes for Best Dressed Dog and Owner, and raffle prizes. They will also be collecting canned food for the Luminara Ceremony at Relay, and everyone who donates cans of food, will also receive another ticket for
the raffle. “We have watering stops at Dahlias’ Boutique, Petra’s, and the Apple Shed,” said Jill, “and this year we have some awesome booths featuring our Bark For Life sponsor Canine Creek, and many others from Mrs. Beards Cookies to origami jewelry!” “So this is the perfect event to start your Mother’ Day shopping,” said Jill, who has gathered together an eclectic group of vendors, “so be sure to grab your leash and come
on down and walk your dog and then do some shopping for the perfect day!” Bark For Life is an American Cancer Society event for our Canine Caregivers or Canine Companions. Both humans and animals come together for a couple of hours to celebrate cancer survivors, to honor those lost to cancer, and to fundraise in support the American Cancer Society’s mission of eliminating cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. “I truly believe that all this research is necessary to help both humans and animals, so I Relay for my dog and my Dad who also passed away from cancer in 2009,” said Barb. “And I want people to know each time we walk at Bark For Life we are getting that much closer to finding a cure for cancer through research and development,” said Jill about her passion for this event. “We invite everyone to come down and be part of this fun and irresistible event,” said Barb. “We have a great route starting at Railroad Park making a circle through downtown Tehachapi, and we get to spend time with our best friends – our dogs!”
The Princess and the Pea opens April 19 BY MONICA NADON CONTRIBUTING WRITER
One of Hans Christian Andersen’s most popular fairy tales, “The Princess and the Pea,” will be brought to life onstage at the beautiful Beekay Theatre on April 19. Originally published in 1835, “The Princess and the Pea” has become a favorite of children the world over. With a script written by Michele L. Vacca and directed by Monica Nadon, this performance tells the fable of a prince in search of a real princess to make his bride. In his journey to find a true princess, the prince encounters many princesses, but alas, none of which seem to fit the bill. Upon returning to the
castle he comes across a princess who seeks shelter from a storm. Could she be the one he seeks? Only the old Queen knows the secret to discovering if she is a true princess. The cast features the talents of Jared Anderson, Lucy Asatryan, Kaitlyn Barcelona, Annica Bennette, Fallon Bock, Lily Bonham, Mia Bonham, Sophia Bonham, Kasey Brockelsby, Ava Daniels, Madisyn Davenport, Megan Fisher, Annette Hertz, Sean LaMonte, Emily Marin, Diana Partridge, Ricky Peregrina, Lanie Ringle, Kristen Roghair, Anika Valentino, Chase Welch and Taylor Welch. Come enjoy a performance of “The Princess and the Pea” and find out what
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Castle servants and knights react in horror to the awful sounds the jester tries to make with her lute. From left to right are Diana Partridge, Ava Daniels, Annette Hertz, Lanie Ringle, Megan Fisher, Jared Anderson and Annica Bennette. the princess must do to pass the old Queen’s test! Performance dates are Fridays and Saturdays, April 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4 at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees April 21, 28 and May 5 at 2 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $10 online at www.tcton-
stage.com or at the ticket outlets: Johnny’s Take n’ Bake, Tehachapi Furniture or Picture Perfect and Stamps of Approval. Performances are held at the Beekay Theatre, 110 S. Green St. For more information please call the TCT message line at 822-4037 or visit the TCT web-site at www.tctonstage.com.
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TPops concert April 21 to benefit Grace Fellowship Church The Tehachapi Pops (TPops) Orchestra will open its sixth season with a concert on April 21 at Grace Fellowship Church. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. This concert will benefit Grace Fellowship Church, who have allowed TPops to rehearse at their facility and to store our larger musical instruments and equipment. All proceeds will be donated to the church as a thank you for their generosity. Tpops new conductor, Daniel Musquez, will be making his TPops debut at this concert. Daniel comes to us from Bakersfield, where he teaches the band and orchestra at Mira Monte High School. Please, come meet Daniel
and help TPops welcome him to Tehachapi. Once again, the ever popular Cakewalk will be on hand. For those of you not familiar with a cakewalk, it is conducted similar to Musical Chairs. Music will be provided by the orchestra and, as participants circle the room, the music will stop, a number will be drawn and whoever is standing at that number will win a cake. You must purchase tickets to participate in the cakewalk. Ticket prices are 1 for a $1, or 6 for $5. So come out Sunday, April 21, at 4 p.m. to join in the fun and festivities with the Tehachapi Pops Orchestra!
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Performances Beekay Theatre • Tehachapi 110 S. Green St. Ticket and info: tctonstage.com. • Princess and The Pea, April 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4; 7 p.m. Matinees: April 21, 28, May 5; 2 p.m. • North Woods Nonsense May 16, 17, 18; 6 p.m., and May 19; 2 p.m., performed by students of Heritage Oak School. $10 admission. For information call 823-0885 • Roar of the Greasepaint, Smell of the Crowd, June 14, 15, 21, 28, 29; 7:30 p.m. Matinees June 23, 30; 2 p.m. Bakersfield Community Theatre • Bakersfield 2400 South Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA. (661) 831-8114, http://www.theatreaddict.com •BCT 26th Annual One Act Festival Playwrights Project deadline for submissions April 13th, 2013 •Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Directed by Pat Kerley, 7 p.m. on June 7-9, 14, 15, 21- 23
Hooray for Hollywood • Bakersfield Now through - May 4, Friday & Saturday performances 7 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m., Gaslight Melodrama, 12748 Jomani Dr. Tickets: 587-3377 or themelodrama.com. The Birds • Bakersfield April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28, 5 p.m. on the lawn area between Memorial Stadium and the Bakersfield College Gymnasium, 1801 Panama Drive, Bakersfield. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. www.theatreaddict.com, 661-395-4326. ELVIS LIVES! • Bakersfield May 1, 7:30 p.m. Rabobank Theatre, 1001 Truxtun Ave. Tickets: bakersfieldcca.org. Side Street Stutters • Bakersfield May 5, 3 p.m. Rabobank Theatre, 1001 Truxtun Ave. Tickets: bakersfieldcca.org. The Cherry Orchard • Bakersfield May 23-25, 8 p.m; May 30-June 1 8 p.m; June 2, 2 p.m. Dore Arena Theatre, Cal State Bakersfield, 9001 Stockdale Hwy. 654-3093, csub.edu.theatre. Chester • Bakersfield May 10- June 29, Friday & Saturday performances 7 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m.Gaslight Melodrama, 12748 Jomani Dr. Tickets: 587-3377 or themelodrama.com.
Film/Screenings The Fox Theater • Bakersfield: 2001 H. St. Tickets: foxtheatreonline.com. Shows 7:30 p.m, unless noted otherwise.
• Marley: April 19 • The Skin I Live In: May 3 • Nobody Else but You: May 10
Hands-on Arts Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd., call 822-6794 for information and class prices, www.facebook.com/Teh achapiTreasureTrove Open studios and gatherings: • Watercolor every Monday, 5-8 p.m; $5. • All Media every Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m; $5. • Rainbow potluck (LGBTQ) Saturday, April 20, 6 to 8 p.m. Open to the LGBTQ Community and friends. Come and help us celebrate our place in this earth. Please bring a dish to share. • Full Moon Drumming Circle and Potluck Thursday, April 25, 5 to 8 p.m. Bring drums, rattles, singing bowls and/or your best voice along with a dish to share. Help us raise the cone of energy during the full moon. Art Classes: call 8226794 for classes information • Beading Basics with Dawn Callahan April 20, 1 to 4 p.m; $25 Plus Materials. Learn beading basics: Create your own necklace and earrings. • Beginning Oil Painting with Michelle Miller, April 20 to May 25, six Saturday afternoon sessions, 1 to 3 p.m; $180 See MORE • Page 7
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Brian Finnegan and William Coulter at Fiddlers Crossing BY DEBORAH HAND CONTRIBUTING WRITER
First Friday is usually an Open House night at Fiddlers Crossing. But Friday, May 3, the venue will be presenting a concert by two of the finest virtuosos in Irish music today, Brian Finnegan and William Coulter. Finnegan, from Armagh, Northern Ireland, is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s most innovative and exciting flute and tin whistle players. Coulter, from Santa Cruz, is a Grammy winning guitarist who has been performing and recording Irish traditional music for the past 20 years. The two will also give workshops at 10 a.m. the next morning. Coulter and Finnegan met at a flute music camp, and enjoyed playing music together so much that they now tour as a regular duo, playing festivals, house concerts and other venues, such as Fiddlers
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On May 3 Fiddlers Crossing will be presenting a concert by two of the finest virtuosos in Irish music today, Brian Finnegan and William Coulter. The two will also give music workshops at 10 a.m. the next morning. Crossing. Finnegan has toured the world as the creative and driving force for the AngloIrish band, Flook for over 13 years, and is considered a “maverick” for his innovative approach to the Irish flute and whistle. Flook was named the BBC Band Of The Year in 2006, and collected awards and fans wherever they played. William Coulter received his BA in music from UC
Bruce Molsky concert and old-time fiddle workshop is this weekend
Renown fiddler and multi-instrumentalist, Bruce Molsky, will perform at St. Jude’s Anglican Church, 1200 South Curry St., on April 19 at 7 p.m., $20. Music workshop on April 20, 10 a.m. to noon at Fiddlers Crossing, 206 East “F” St., $25. (Admission for both concert and workshop is $40.)
Santa Cruz and Master’s Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory. Along with his studies in classical guitar, he was always drawn to traditional Irish and American folk music. This interest led to his second Master’s degree from UCSC in 1994 in ethnomusicology, with an emphasis on traditional Irish music, language and song. Fiddlers Crossing is at 206 E. “F” St. at Robinson Street, in Downtown Tehachapi. Tickets may be purchased next door at Mountain Music, at The Apple Shed, or with a credit card by calling 661-8239994. Tickets to the concert are $20, and as always, coffee and goodies are included. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For a preview of the concert, listen to these tunes on youtube, as well as go to www.fiddlerscrossing.org.
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Plus Materials ($30 per session). If paid in advance $150.00 ($25 per session). • Acrylic Painting with Susan Cunningham, April 21 to May 26, six Sunday afternoon sessions, 2 to 4 p.m; $240 Plus Materials ($40 per session). If paid in advance $210.00 ($35 per session). Students will learn how to paint flowers and still life. • Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor with Jim Walsh, April 29, May 6, 14, 20, 27 and June 3; 5 to 7:30 p.m. for 6 wks. This class will cover various tech-
niques for watercolor painting. $180 ($30 per session) plus materials. If paid in advance $150 ($25 per class). Interested students may attend any class to get a feel for the program. • Tie Dye Flag T-Shirt with Susanna Monette, May 11, 1 to 3 p.m; $30 Materials Included. Create a red, white and blue flag design t-shirt in earth tones. (Please state t-shirt size when enrolling for the class.) Bakersfield Art Association • Bakersfield 1817 Eye St., www.bakersfieldartassociation.org., 869-2320 (unless other-
wise noted) • Color Without Your Palette! for All Mediums- with Phyllis Oliver, beginning and intermediate levels. • Figure Drawing Group with Charlotte White, meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, from 6-8 pm. Pre-register 330-2676 (evenings only) or Charlotte_l_white@yahoo.com
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indicated. For information call 661-324-6350 or visit www.sharktoothhill.org. BVMNH is open Thursday–Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 12-4 p.m. Museum admission: Child $4, Adult $7, Seniors and Students of 18 and older $5, group tours available with reservations. • BVMNH FREE DAY! Free Admission from 12 noon-4 pm on the third Thursday of each month.
Events California Poppy Festival • Lancaster at City Park, located just off the 14 freeway at Avenue L. April 20-21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley. For information phone 661-723-6000 or www.cityoflancaster.org
VFW Post #5948 • Tehachapi 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8227500 • Pool Tournaments 8 ball on Tuesday nights and 9- ball on Thursday nights. Vets and friends of Vets welcome, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Kern River Whitewater Festival • Kernville April 20- 21, begins at 10 a.m. Riverside Park, Kern River Council, 818-3403083, kernvilleriversidepark.com.
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Kern County Nut Festival • Bakersfield June 15, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kern County Museum, 3801 Chester Ave. Kern County Nut Festival will be a culinary celebration featuring Kern’s top nuts; almonds, pistachios and walnuts. Food booths, agricultural exhibitions, health/nutrition information, entertainment and contests. Tickets available at the Kern County Museum and all Vallitix locations, or online at: http://vallitix.rdln.com/A rtist.aspx?contentID=17902. www.kcnutfest.com or call 661-868-8400.
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The Weekender — Friday, April 19, 2013
Health & Fitness Ask the Doctor
When the heart has become a weak pump BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. CONTRIBUTING WRITER
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am 79 and have congestive heart failure with some high blood pressure. Please give the information you have on my illness. -- F.W. ANSWER: Congestive heart failure is a common illness in older people. Up to 10 percent of those older than 65 have it or have had it. The meaning is that the heart has become so weak that it can't pump enough blood to support all body organs and tissues. You can call it just heart failure. The "congestive" word confuses people. The signs of a weakened heart are breathlessness when trying to do even relatively easy physical tasks, along with a feeling that all energy has left the body. A third sign is swelling, most often of the feet and ankles. The lungs also fill with fluid from backed-up blood, and that adds to the breathing
difficulty. The lungs are congested with fluid. Clogged heart arteries, heart-valve problems, a previous heart attack, a former viral heart infection and uncontrolled high blood pressure are some of the causes of heart failure. Aging is a major cause. The heart is beginning to wear out. This sounds hopeless; it isn't. Plenty can be done. For one, reduce the amount of salt and salty foods that you eat. Salt causes fluid retention in the body. Water pills (diuretics) remove excess body fluid, and they're a constant part of treatment. Drugs called ACE inhibitors not only regulate blood pressure, but they also ease heart failure. This is only a sample of the drugs that are useful for the treatment of this condition. Once under treatment, you ought to be breathing with ease and feel a return of pep. An exercise program is
then possible and an essential for treatment. The program is one that should be devised by your doctor. Walking is an excellent way to strengthen both body and heart muscles. The booklet on congestive heart failure provides detailed information on the condition and its treatment. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue -- No. 103W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipient's printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DR. DONUOHUE 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
Heart attack risks higher in women with PAD (NewsUSA) - Women with peripheral artery disease (PAD) are in danger of a heart attack and becoming one of the 500,000 women who die from them each year. "Women who have PAD can have significant coronary disease," said Katherine Gallagher, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery's Women's Leadership Committee. "Most women with PAD have a higher risk of a heart attack than from the complications they have from PAD. As women age, a common complaint is difficultly with walking; so the PAD diagnosis can be missed. Proper treatment will limit complications from PAD and the future risk of cardiac events." Dr. Gallagher added that campaigns about heart disease have increased awareness from 30 percent to 54
percent during a 12-year period. "Vascular surgeons are working on programs to educate the public and to make women more aware about the symptoms, dangers and treatments of PAD and other vascular diseases," said Dr. Gallagher. "Chest pain and/or discomfort are the main symptoms of heart attacks in men and women," said Dr. Gallagher. "Women may not feel the excessive chest pressure that many men have. Women can have more common symptoms like shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain." Other women's symptoms can include: • Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of the chest. It lasts more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back.
• Pressure, pain or discomfort in the lower chest, upper back or upper abdomen, neck or in one or both arms • Being dizzy or lightheaded, faint or breaking into a cold sweat • Fatigue • Feeling like you have the flu Women who have a higher risk for heart disease include African Americans, Baby Boomers, diabetics and those who are 65 and older, post-menopausal or in early menopause. Younger women are at risk if they smoke or have high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or a family history of young people with cardiovascular disease. To learn more about your vascular health and to find a vascular surgeon, visit www.VascularWeb.org.
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Sports & Recreation Upcoming Events
p.m. $40/ month or $7 per class.
Events may be subject to cancellation and/or early sign-ups; please check referenced website for updates.
Gate pass required. For information call Melissa, 858-248-5598 or visit website, crossfittehachapi.com.
Kardio Kickboxing • Tehachapi Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Tehachapi Martial Arts, 20418 Brian Way, Suite 6, 823-0621.
Indian Hills Crossfit • Tehachapi 207 E. "H" St., 661-972-8936 or 300-1517 or see website, indianhillscrossfit.com.
Amgen Tour of California • Palmdale May 12, cityofpalmdale.org.
Cycling Groups Tehachapi Mountain Trails Association • Tehachapi Meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Old Towne Pizza, 20430 Brian Way #5. Info: tehachapitrails.org. High Desert Cyclists • Lancaster every Sunday, 8 a.m. until April 21. Meet at Ralph’s, 1696 West Avenue L. Information: email@example.com.
Crossfit Crossfit Tehachapi • Bear Valley Springs
Exercise Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District • Tehachapai 490 West “D” St. 822-3228, tvrpd.org. • Jazzercise Monday through Friday, weekly. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. • Tai Chi Mondays 6:30 7:30 p.m. • Yoga Class Weekly on Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. • Zumba Mondays and Wednesdays 6 - 7 p.m., at 126 S. Snyder Ave. • Silver & Strong Wednesdays at 11 a.m. $40/month or $7 per class. • Pilates Thursdays at 5
California City Parks and Rec • California CIty 10350 Heather Ave. 760-373-3530, californiacityparksandrec.com • Adult Exercise Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. • Tai Chi Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:45 a.m.
Valley Achievement Center 8th Annual 5k/10k • Bakersfield Valley Achievement Center is hosting its 8th Annual 5k/10k benefiting individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities on April 27, at 6 a.m. (late registration) 7 a.m. (to run) at Riverwalk Park. To register early, please click the link below: http://www.active.com/ event_detail.cfm?event _id=2087869
Runs & Walks
Yokuts Park Fun Runs • Bakersfield Sponsored by the Bakersfield Track Club in cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks & Recreation Dept., free. One, two, three or five mile runs starting at 7 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Yokuts Park, off Empire Drive, north of the Truxtun Avenue extension. Info: bakersfieldtrack-
PAL Judo • Stallion Springs, all Tehachapi residents age 7 and older, Monday and Wendsdays at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stallion Spring Recreation Center, 27850 Stallion Springs Dr. 821-1989. Kick Start• Tehachapi on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. for children 3 to 6 years at Tehachapi Martial
Arts, 20418 Brian Way, Suite 6, 823-0621. Hapkido• Tehachapi Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. at Tehachapi Martial Arts, 20418 Brian Way, Suite 6, 823-0621.
Motorsports Famoso Raceway • Bakersfield 33559 Famoso Rd., 339-2210 • Fun Ford Weekend May 4 - 5. • Super Chevy Show Famoso May 31 - June 2. • Saturday Night Nitro June 16, July 14, Sept. 7. Features nitro funny cars, dragsters, altered and exhibition cars. Mega Mopar Action Oct. 5 -6. National Street Rod Association • Bakersfield April 26, 8:30 a.m. 8 p.m.; April 27, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; April 28, 8:30 a.m. 2 p.m. Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 So. '"P" St. 1-547-875-4032, kerncountyfair.com. Nascar • Bakersfield Nascar Pro Late Models
100, Limited Late Models 50, Mini Dwarfs at Kern County Raceway Park, located off I-5 and Enos Lane on April 20. Info: www.bakersfieldnow.com/sports/KernCounty-Raceway-Parkschedule-released-18733 8081.html#schedule
Spectator Events Clear Channel Stadium • Lancaster 45116 Valley Central Way. • Lancaster Jethawks vs. Bakersfield Blaze April 19, and 20 at 7 p.m., and April 21 at 2 p.m. • Lancaster Jethawks vs. Inland Empire 66ers on April 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. and April 18 at 2 p.m. Sam Lynn Ballpark • Bakersfield 4009 Chester Ave. • Bakersfield Blaze vs. Visalia Rawhide on April 26 and 27 at 7:15 p.m. and April 28 at 11:30 a.m. TO SUBMIT LISTINGS send by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 823-6360.
Stone Mountain Well Represented at THS Basketball Banquet By Moe Cramer Jr., PTA I would first like to congratulate and thank Coach Chris Olofsen and his assistant Larry Scaggs for a very exciting basketball season. The Warriors competed in the toughest league Tehachapi has ever been in and were predicted to come in fifth. It is commendable that the team proved the prognosticators wrong and came in third, but it is even more impressive that they did it with such a young team, three sophomores and three freshmen. The seasons to come are bound to be even more exciting. I have always loved and been involved with sports in one way or another and am blessed to have a job that keeps me close. Working at Stone Mountain Physical Therapy gave me the opportunity to personally train some of these young athletes and to help heal them from injury and get them back on the court. The icing on the cake is having the privilege of assisting Coach Louie Saavedra and his brother, Marc with the freshman team. After our games we hurry over to the varsity games like a bunch of kids, excited to watch our varsity Warriors. I have a great seat, I get to stay close to the bench to help keep an eye on our wounded. This allows me to be close enough to hear what’s going on inside the huddle and hang out in the locker room to hear Coach’s wisdom. What a great time I had this year! I was especially grateful to sit with the coaches at this year’s banquet and watch all of the proud families listen as the head coaches shared their thoughts on this past season, ending each presentation with the awards for the most outstanding athletes. At the freshman level Jacob Burt was named Most Valuable Player. Junior Varsity player Nick Madden was named Most Valuable Player and Phil Baquerizo named athlete of the month. Coach Oli named Dalton Scaggs Co-Most Valuable player and Andrew Bacquerizo Most Improved Player. While driving home and reflecting on the night I realized that all of the above named award winners are clients of Stone Mountain Physical Therapy. What a joy it is to see our clients have such success. I’m proud of each and every one of these young men as well as some of the others we have seen; Anthony Curiel, Ryan Kelly, Andrew Borst, Micah Fjeld, Chris Llamas, Lars Olofsen, Preston Terle, Brian Cotta, and Sage Voda. Of all these young men, there are two that I will never forget. These are jewels in theStone Mountain crown. First, Andrew Baquerizo; this young man showed dedication and persistence worthy of the name Warrior. Andrew trained every week, in season and out, sometimes before school at six in the morning. Coach said his hard work and dedication should inspire all athletes to follow suit. Last, but not least, one of the most amazing athletic feats I have ever witnessed. Dalton Scaggs tore his ACL near the end of last football season. He was told he needed surgery. He was told by several orthopedic surgeons that he was crazy to try and play basketball in the upcoming season, he’d never be able to do it. Dalton did not want to sit out his senior year and could not let his team down, he committed himself to do the impossible, play with a torn ACL. Dalton asked my opinion, I gave him the pros and cons and told him no matter what his decision I would give him all of my support. Well, he chose to play and came in at 6 am, faithfully, three days a week for training; and many rolls of tape later he receives Most Valuable Player and 1st Team All League, how remarkable! Thanks again guys, what a year!
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The Weekender — Friday, April 19, 2013
Mentryville, one of California’s first oil boomtowns BY MATTHEW MARTZ TEHACHAPI NEWS
Aptly named after oil tycoon Charles Mentry and located within Santa Clarita Woodlands Park at the bottom of the Santa Susana Mountains of Pico Canyon in Santa Clarita, Mentryville was one of the first oil boomtowns in the state. Once home to over 100 families in the early 1930s, the entire settlement was built around the first commercially successful oil well in California — Pico No. 4, which produced millions in oil from 1878 until it was shut down in 1990. Donated to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy in 1995 by then-owner Chevron, today the Mentryville site and the 800 acres surrounding it, outdoor enthusiasts a unique opportunity to explore the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley backcountry, while providing visitors a glimpse of early turn-ofthe century California
Oil tycoon Charles Mentry's beautifully restored 13-room Pennsylvania style mansion. history. With a few remaining structures, including Mentry's beautifully restored 13-room Pennsylvania style mansion, a one-room school house and a period barn, the California Historic Landmark stands as a silent reminder of a time when prospectors combed California's landscape in search of gold — both yellow and black. There are also remnants of various oil industry related and other artifacts that can be found around the site and along some of the
trailheads leading into and out of Mentryville, including the main trail that winds its way up a nearby hillside to a shady picnic area, which used to be the party area for the oil well workers. Along the way, hikers will discover the remains of an old bakery built by Anthony Cochems, a baker for Standard Oil Company in 1897. From the bakery, several other trails vein off into the chaparral shrub land, grasslands and oak savanna covered hillsides. More advanced hikers
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The Felton schoolhouse (in background) was named for Pacific Coast Oil Company President Charles N. Felton. It was built in 1885 and closed in 1932. Scattered adjacent to the schoolhouse are various oil industry related items and other artifacts. can trek deeper into the backcountry via a paved access road leading out of Mentryville, which eventually meanders through several parks in the area, including Ed Davis Park, Rocky Peak Park and O'Melveny Park to the east. Just 96 miles from downtown Tehachapi, getting to Pico Canyon,
Mentryville and all of the area's parks is easily accomplished in a day. From the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in Valencia, exit on Lyons-Pico Canyon Road and head west. Near the end of Pico Canyon Road, bear left at a Y and continue to the end. A large parking lot is opposite the historic Mentryville.
The park is open daily, sunrise to sunset and there is $5 parking fee. Please check for changes or for special events, including guided walking tours before heading out at www.lamountains.com or by calling the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy at 310-589-3200.
Fish and Wildlife
What are rules for collecting roadkill raptors? Q&As from the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife BY CARRIE WILSON CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Question: What are the rules concerning the use of birds of prey, such as owls, which have been killed by vehicles? I have found several in the local area which seemed to be dead along the side of the road but without evidence of damage to the body. My guess based on where they fell is they are "indirect roadkills." If I wanted to save these animals for taxidermy or another use, would I need some kind of documentation? If so, what sort of permit would I need? It would be simple to document the finds I have made photographically at the
American Kestrel USFWS PHOTO site, but preserving them for inspection later by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) would be harder. Thanks for your help with this. (Ken Z., Visalia) Answer: Under both state and federal law, it is not legal to collect or possess any species of bird that is protected under the U.S. Migratory Bird Treaty Act. This would include all raptors that have been killed by vehicles. There are permits available, under very specific circumstances that allow scientific or educational facilities to salvage these
birds. Organizations that believe they may qualify for these permits would be required to obtain both a federal Salvage Permit and state Scientific Collecting Permit. More information on these permits can be found at www.dfg.ca.gov/wildlife /nongame/research_per mit/ and www.fws.gov/forms/3200-10a.pdf.
Legal to collect moon jellyfish for personal use? Question: I am interested in collecting some moon jellyfish just for my personal use but want to be sure its legal. They would not be sold or traded. If legal, can I collect them under a basic fishing license or would I be required to have a marine collectors permit? (Tucker M.) Answer: Moon jellyfish occurring outside the tide pool zone (1,000
ft. seaward from mean high tide) may be legally taken with a fishing license and the bag limit is 35 (California Code of Regulations Title 14, section 29.05 & 29.05(a)).
Fishing license and second rod stamp Question: I have a California sport fishing license but did not pay for the second rod stamp. When I am out ocean fishing on my boat, am I only allowed one rod? I thought since it was the ocean I can have two rods out, even if I did not pay for a second rod stamp. (Anonymous) Answer: The second rod stamp is only required when fishing in freshwater with two poles. In the ocean, any number of poles and lines generally can be used, with some exceptions. For example, fishing for lingcod, rockfish, greenlings or cabezon is
limited to one line with no more than two hooks. Also, when fishing in San Francisco Bay or when fishing for salmon north of Pt. Conception, only one rod/line may be used per person. Other exceptions exist, such as when pier fishing - only two methods may be used. There are only a few exceptions like these, but I'd recommend reviewing the Gear Restrictions section of the Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations booklet and any regulations for the species you're pursuing to ensure you're following the law.
Crab pot dimensions? Question: My son wants to build his own crab pot. I think it's a great project but I can't find any official size regulations. He already has line, buoys and bait containers. I found a web
page that described a circular pot as measuring 42 inches in diameter, 14 inches deep and weighing 90 pounds. Are those the required dimensions? Can they be bigger/smaller? Any help is appreciated. (Anonymous) Answer: As long as the trap has at least two rigid circular openings of not less than four and one-quarter inches inside diameter so constructed that the lowest portion of each opening is no lower than five inches from the top of the trap (CCR, Title 14, section 29.80 (c)), your son is free to construct a pot using any dimensions! CARRIE WILSON is a marine environmental scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. While she cannot personally answer everyones questions, she will select a few to answer each week in this column. Please contact her at Cal.Outdoors@wildlife.ca.gov.
Friday, April 19, 2013 — The Weekender
Home & Garden Potatoes make healthy meals in minutes (Family Features) Few things in life are
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harder to resist than the delicious aroma of a backyard barbecue. There is just something about the sizzle and smells of grilled fare that brings folks together. The farm families who grow Wisconsin potatoes know how to please the palates of hungry crowds. The natural flavors found in the many varieties of Wisconsin potatoes are easy to enhance with the addition of a few fresh ingredients and a little bit of smoke. The Wisconsin russet potato makes for a great tasting baked potato, but its light and fluffy interior also holds up well when seared on the grill. Also great on the grill are Wisconsin yellow flesh potatoes, which have a just-buttered appearance. The appearance of the trendy new blue and purple potatoes will certainly get guests talking. They add color and a subtle nutty flavor to your favorite dish. Everyone's favorite dish at an outdoor
barbecue is often the potato salad. Wisconsin round red or white potatoes are both well-suited for salads as well as roasting, boiling, and steaming. Potatoes are an extremely versatile and hearty vegetable. But the one thing all potatoes have in common is nutrition. Just what can Wisconsin potatoes do for you? Well, potatoes are: • Nutritional powerhouses. In addition to being fat-free, cholesterol-free, sodium free and gluten-free, a medium potato has just 110 calories. • Rich in potassium. According to the USDA, diets rich in potassium may help to maintain healthy blood pressure. The potato is second only to the banana in the amount of potassium it contains. • Packed with Vitamin C. A medium potato contains 45 percent of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin C. • Great source of fiber. The USDA reports that fiber helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease. Potatoes can also
help make you feel fuller with fewer calories. Grilled, fried, baked, roasted or boiled, few ingredients get every guest asking for second helpings like the versatile potato. Find more health information, as well as recipes and purchasing tips, at www.EatWisconsinPotatoes.com.
Chicken and Potato Fiesta Grill Servings: 4 Ready time: 60 Minutes • 1/2 cup prepared Italian dressing • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 1 tablespoon chili powder • 4 whole chicken legs with thighs, skin on • 1 1/3 pounds (4 medium) red Wisconsin potatoes, cut into 1-1/4 inch cubes • 2 tablespoons water • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 3/4 inch thick slices • 4 to 8 flour or corn tortillas, warmed (optional) • Prepared salsa (optional) In small bowl, combine marinade ingredients; remove 1/4 cup and combine with chicken in resealable plastic bag. Turn to coat; marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, turning occasionally. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe dish, combine potatoes and water. Cover and microwave on high 9 to 10 minutes or until just tender; cool. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, alternately thread with bell pepper and zucchini onto eight 10 to 12-inch skewers; brush with remaining marinade. Remove chicken from plastic bag; discard marinade from chicken. Grill chicken over medium to medium-low coals 30 to 40 minutes or until juices run clear, turning occasionally. About 10 minutes before chicken is done, add vegetables to grid; reserve marinade. Grill until tender and lightly browned, turning and basting occasionally with reserved vegetable marinade. Serve chicken and vegetables with tortillas and salsa, if desired.
Servings: 8 Ready time: 40 Minutes • 3 pounds medium-size red Wisconsin potatoes • Olive oil cooking spray • 1/3 cup white or golden balsamic vinegar • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • 3 cloves garlic, minced • Freshly ground pepper to taste • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh basil • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (optional) Place potatoes in a large microwavesafe bowl; cover with lid or plastic wrap. Note: If using plastic wrap, make sure plastic wrap is not touching any ingredients and poke one small hole in cover to vent. Microwave on high for 10 to 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender (cooking time may vary depending on microwave). Use oven mitts to carefully remove from microwave. When cool enough to handle, cut potatoes in half or quarters and spray liberally with olive oil spray. Grill over high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally, until grill lines are apparent. Remove from grill and let cool. Cut into bite-size pieces and place in a large bowl. Whisk together vinegar, oil, salt and garlic; pour over potatoes and toss lightly to coat. Season with pepper, then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Just before serving, toss with Parmesan cheese and basil, then sprinkle with pine nuts.
Grilled Red Potato Skewers Servings: 4 Ready time: 20 Minutes • 2 medium russet or Yukon gold Wisconsin potatoes or 6 red Wisconsin potatoes • 2 medium zucchini • 1/2 smoked sausage rope • Four 12-inch skewers
• 1/2 cup Italian dressing Preheat grill. Cut potatoes in half. Cut zucchini and sausage the same width as potatoes. Place skewer through potato, zucchini and sausage. Repeat for each skewer. Place skewer in dish and pour Italian dressing over skewers. Marinate in dressing for 5 minutes. Place skewers on grill and cook 5 minutes each side, or until potatoes are done. Remove from grill and serve.
Little Havana Grilled Beef and Potato Salad Servings: 6 Ready time: 30 Minutes • 2 pounds medium unpeeled Wisconsin potatoes (about 2 1/2-inch diameter), such as yellow flesh or round reds • 2 teaspoons ground cumin • Salt and pepper • 1 beef top round steak, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds) • 3/4 cup prepared white wine vinaigrette • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed, drained • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Cut potatoes crosswise in half; place in microwave-safe dish with 1 cup water. Cover and microwave on high 10 to 14 minutes or until almost tender, rearranging once. Immediately rinse under cold running water; drain well. Meanwhile, combine cumin and salt and pepper; press evenly onto beef steak. Place steak on grill over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning occasionally. Remove; let stand 5 minutes. About 5 minutes before steak is done, brush potatoes with some of the vinaigrette. Place on grid around steak. Grill 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Carve steak into thin slices. Combine beef, potatoes, beans, cilantro and remaining vinaigrette in large bowl; toss gently. Serve immediately. Source: Wisconsin Potatoes
The Weekender — Friday, April 19, 2013
Practical Money Matters
How financially literate are you? BY JASON ALDERMAN CONTRIBUTING WRITER
I'm not sure whether it was intentional or merely a coincidence that several years ago Congress proclaimed April to be Financial Literacy Month. April is also the month when millions of Americans grimly write a check to the IRS and resolve to do a better job managing their money; and when millions of others squander their tax refund without realizing why receiving overly large refunds isn't sound financial management. In recognition of 2013's Financial Literacy Month, the National Foundation of Credit Counseling just released the results of its seventh annual Consumer Financial Literacy Survey, which tracks Americans' attitudes and behaviors related to personal finance. NFCC spokesperson Gail Cunningham said, "On a positive note, by certain measures a large percentage of Americans do feel they're getting a better handle on controlling their finances," she said. "On the downside, however, many people give themselves poor grades on their knowledge of personal finance, and worry that they're not saving enough for a rainy day – or for retirement."
Here are some of the survey's key findings: 40 percent of adults have a budget and closely track their spending. In other words, 60 percent don't use a budget. Only 32 percent of those polled spend less on living expenses now than they did last year – a steady decline since 2009's 59 percent level. At the same time, 27 percent said they now spend more than they did a year ago. About 71 percent pay all bills on time and have no debts in collection – a 7 percent improvement from 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adults who do not pay all bills on time has decreased, from 33 percent in 2012 to 26 percent in 2013. 37 percent carry credit card debt from month to month – a 7 percent decrease since the question was first asked in 2009.
Insufficient savings tops the list of financial worries, with 43 percent most worried that they don't have enough emergency savings, and 38 percent worried they'll retire with inadequate savings. In fact, a whopping 31 percent say they currently save nothing for retirement. When asked where they learned the most about personal finance, the largest number (33 percent) said from their parents; yet 78 percent agree that they could benefit from advice and answers to everyday financial questions from a professional. To me, perhaps the most telling statistic is that 40 percent of adults give themselves only a grade of C, D or F on their knowledge of personal finance. Should we be worried because that many people with a poor-to-middling understanding of money management are likely to be the major influence on their children's financial habits? I think so. "Fortunately, many financial education tools are available for people of all ages," noted Cunningham. "The challenge is making people aware of them and encouraging them to seek help when they need it."
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• MyMoney.gov (www.mymoney.gov), the government's website dedicated to teaching Americans the basics about financial education. • The NFCC (www.nfcc.org), featuring information on obtaining free or low-cost help from trained, certified credit counselors. • Practical Money Skills for Life (www.pmsfl.com), a free personal financial management program run by Visa Inc., that includes saving and budgeting tips, and interactive video games like Financial Football that engage students while teaching them moneymanagement skills. Don't let another April pass without taking steps to improve your financial literacy – and that of your kids. JASON ALDERMAN directs Visa's financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 17, 2013, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/summit2013.
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Noteworthy California announces statewide crackdown on texting and handheld cell use In an effort to eliminate dangerous behind-thewheel cell phone use and texting, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the state today announced high visibility enforcement operations during April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The overall goal of increased enforcement is to convince drivers of
the dangers of distracted driving and reduce the number of people impacted by this risky behavior. The “It’s Not Worthy It!” theme emphasizes that a phone call or text isn’t worth a hefty fine or a collision. “In a few short years, distracted driving has grown to be a nationwide traffic safety concern, and we all need to put forth the effort necessary to put an end to it,” said OTS Director Christopher
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Nationally, an estimated 3,331 people died in 2011. Any activity that diverts the driver’s attention away from the primary task of driving is distracting, but the recent dramatic rise in cell phone talking and texting has greatly increased the number of collisions. “No text message or phone call is worth the risk of serious injury-or much worse,” said Brian Kelly, Acting Secretary of Business, Transportation
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aanyone at a time when you think they may be driving. • Adjust controls and set your song playlist before you set out on the road. • Stay alert and keep your mind on the task of drivingoften after a long day at work or a not-so-restful night’s sleep, people’s minds can wander when behind the wheel. If you find yourself daydreaming- clear your head and focus on the road.
In 2012, the California Department of Motor Vehicles reported nearly 450,000 handheld cell phone and texting convictions, with more than 57,000 tickets issued in April alone. The CHP and statewide law enforcement agencies are committed to ensuring our streets are safe by ticketing anyone found driving while distracted. The fine for a first time texting or hand-held cell phone violation is $159, with a subse-
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$2,000+Dep. 4 bdrm 2.5 bath, Executive home on 2.5 acres, no smoking, no pets, SAND CANYON RANCH 661-747-6899 100+ acres, quiet, private. $300 for 900sf Storage GH 21201 Santa Barbara, building, gar. & 60 x 60 ft 3+2, FP, lg bk yrd, storage horse corral. $200 more to shed, 2 car gar, corner lot, live on prop. H20,. Elect $1165 + $1500 dep. 661-972-6580 avail. Dep. 805-455-8181 2+1 Cute remodeled detached condo, sm private bkyd, $750/mo 858-3359 Sell it fast in the Classified Marketplace 3 bdrm 1 bath with stove & refrigerator, Beech Street, $900 per month, call 661-805-4208
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1023 Clearview, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths + Office, Custom home. 2 car garage, W/D hook ups, large fenced backyard with patio, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher. $1,150.00 per month + security deposit. 28561 Deer Trail, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath fully funished home all appliances included, 2 car garage, secluded location. $1,100.00 per month + security deposit. 1329 Alder, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath home. Fireplace, 2 car garage, fenced backyard, W/D hook ups. $850.00 per month + security deposit. Available after April 1, 2013
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21340 Mission Street, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. RV Parking 2 car garage, W/D hook ups, oven/stove, dishwasher, microwave included. $1,200.00 per month + security deposit. Available May 1, 2013
APARTMENT LISTINGS 21055 Santa Barbara Dr. APT B, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Newly renovated, well landscaped common area. W/D hook ups. $625.00 per month + security deposit.
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220 E. J St $999 Rent $999 Deposit 3 Bedrooms 1 Bath W/D Hookups, Large Lot, Section 8 Ok (661)863-0000 Subscribe to the Tehachapi News. Call 822-6828 Bear Valley on golf course, 3 bedroom, newly remodeled. $1150/mo + security, Call agent Rubien 822-4433 or 747-3036 For Sale By Owner 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath in Bear Valley Springs, extra large patios, front & back, beautiful view, RV parking, dog run, amazing great room with wood stove. $260,000 661-821-4518 GH, 3+2, fenced, sprinklers, c/air, courtyard, $1200 + security. 663-9490 In town, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, fenced yard, $1,100 + deposit. Call Karen @ 632-6574 In Town 3+2 $1000+$1200 Dep Available now. 972-2198 3 bedroom 2 bath, 1200 sq. ft. East Golden Hills, $1000/mo + $1000/dep. Susan 661-400-9705 GH 3+2+ bonus rm, 1700 sq ft, on 1 acre horse prop. Cent heat & air. Super clean, new flooring & paint. $1125 + dep. 661-724-1186 or 661-202-0898
Alpine Forrest 3+2, 1/4 acre, lg cov patio/carport, huge storage building. $1100/mo + $2000 dep, w/ 1 yr lease. (805) 338-6901 FREE RENTAL LIST available. 4 Seasons Realty. 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT EHO 4 Seasons Realty www.4seasonsrentals.com Very clean 4+2.5+3, quiet neighborhood, range, refrig., d/w, w/d, pellet stove, central h/a, new carpet, septic system, propane. Trash incl. Pets neg. Low water landscape being installed in frt yd. $950 mo. + $950/dep. Avail. now. 21740 Everett Dr. Calif. City Call Peggy @ Coldwell Banker 760-373-8636
Apartments WGH Studio apt. furn. pvt patio. Util, cbl internet incl. $575 + sec. 822-5080 New homes are found every week in the classifieds... check them out Discounted Rent in exchange for weekend caretaker for attractive apartment complex. Couple preferred. Fax personal information to 661-822-3817
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2+1 GH, W/D hookup, A/C, backyard, well maintained. avail. now. $695/mo. No pets, no smoke. 822-3540 GH 2 + 1 fnced yard, forced heating & A/C, newer unit, cul-de-sac, small pet ok. $650/mo. 821-0518
2 + 1 GH, Upstairs, $500 dep $575/mo. Ready now. Coin op laun. 661-345-0307
Commercial Rentals Professional Office with reception area, Old Towne $250/month 821-0518
No time to clean your house? Help is on its way! Check out the Business & Services Directory for assistance. DELUXE OFFICE SUITE, 900 SF, carpeted, blinds, A/C, restroom, across from City Hall, $900/mo 661-822-7625.
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765 Tucker Road
27750 Stallion Springs Dr.
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OWNER MAY CARRY on this gorgeous
3BR/2BA, apprx. 1,938sq. ft. custom home on golf course at the 5th fairway near green, with mountain views. Lots of natural light through generous windows! Also on sewer and natural gas! $259,900 #9964993
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 and enjoy the beautiful pines and scenery from the deck! $219,900 #9965217
PERFECT SETTING! Beautifully renovated
3BR/2.5BA home on the 6th Fairway of Oak Tree Golf Course and across from 4-Island Lake. Living Room with fireplace, Formal Dining Room. natural gas & sewer. Awesome views from this gorgeous valley floor setting. Reduced to: $285,000 #9965552
acre lot with panoramic views in the gate-guarded community of Bear Valley Springs. Multiple amenities. Priced to sell quickly! $9,500 #9963839
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1,286 sq.ft. single level Condo. Volume ceilings, New cabinetry, plush carpeting, tile entry, separate dining rm/w crystal chandelier. Relax and Enjoy BVS living with all its amenities! $79,900 #9966173 CALL US TO SEE OTHER GREAT BVS PROPERTIES!
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SHOWS LIKE A MODEL HOME! Newer 3BR/ 2.5BA plus office plus loft! Apprx. 2,492 sq.ft. home with many upgrades included! Formal living/dining & family rm, spacious kitchen, & informal dining area. Upgraded kitchen w/ granite counters, double ovens, pantry & tile floor. Great backyard w/deck! $279,900 #9966137
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AMAZING 3BR/2BA + Office, apprx. 1,975 sq.ft. home in Orchard Glen KB tract. Granite kitchen with cherry cabinets, black appliances including double oven & refrigerator. New carpet in hall and two bedrooms, crown molding in master with newly remodeled master bath. Landscaped back yard with stamped colored concrete patio. Wow! $250,000 #9966198
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home on a large, all level lot, apprx. 1,743 sq.ft, many upgrades, and a bonus room! 3 bedroom 2 bath, newer carpet, flooring, paint, kitchen, and RV Parking. Lovely trees, too! $139,900 #9965611
ONE OF A KIND... to this unique home,
apprx. 2,186 sq.ft, several large decks, park-like setting & BEAUTIFUL views! Wood walls & ceilings; granite counters on bar, kitchen & baths; 2 Skylights, large master with office/sitting area & separate shower/tub; each room has its own thermostat. $271,000 #9965594
AWESOME HOME! 3BR/2.5BA, apprx. 2,152 sq.ft., generously-sized home in West Golden Hills! Beautiful center brick fireplace in LR. Dining area & french doors, patio. Huge bonus Rm, Murphy bed ready! Fruit trees, shade trees & roses. R.V. parking available w/ electric hook ups! $192,000 #9965897 CALL US TO SEE OTHER GREAT GOLDEN HILLS PROPERTIES!
SOLD IN 6 DAYS! 4BR/2BA, apprx. 1,843 sq.ft.
home in Golden Hills West. Built in 2008 in Golden Hills West, this home features stainless steel appliances, tile counters in kitchen and bathrooms, extended patio area in the back and relaxing Country views! So nice! $219,900 #9966264 CALL US TO SEE OTHER GREAT GOLDEN HILLS PROPERTIES!
HORSE PROPERTY Amazing Renovation of this
3BR/1.75BA beautiful home! Apprx 1,602 sq.ft., Nice, bright kitchen w/ Thomasville cabinets, pantry, Corian counters, new built-in wood burning fireplace, master suite with two rooms and a re-designed master bath. 1 acre horse property w/corral, close to riding trails. On natural gas & CSD sewer!! $269,900 #9966277
U CED RE D 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! $279,500 #9965203
U CE D RE D VERY NICE 2BR/1BA home, apprx 1,116 sq.ft on a corner lot in Tehachapi City. Recently remodeled with newer sinks, faucets, wall heater, flooring, water heater, range. Bonus room could be used as a family room or bedroom since it has a closet. Very clean. Come see! $87,000 #9965702
LOVELY KB HOME in Autumn Hills on a corner lot. 3BR/2BA, appr. 1,837 sq.ft., desirable split wing floor plan, very spacious living room, kitchen & family room w/fireplace. Separate tub and shower in Master bath & walk in closet in the Master BR. Fenced back yard & tile roof. $204,500 #9966189
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
LOVELY 5BR/2BA home. New roof,
AWESOME POTENTIAL in this 4BR/ 1.75BA, apprx 1,800 sq.ft Gambrel style home! Indoor laundry, Wood burning stove, sunroom with view windows. Would be a fabulous weekend getaway or full time home!
MOVE-IN READY! and move-in ready!
flooring, countertops, fixtures, cabinets, etc. Great granite kitchen and baths + lovely inground POOL! Near Horsethief Golf Course! Great views & super large front yard! $224,900 #9965329 CALL US TO SEE OTHER GREAT STALLION SPRINGS PROPERTIES!
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Naylan Bender REALTOR DRE #01547541
BEST RENTALS HOMES 21276 White Pine #45: GOLDEN HILLS GATED COMMUNITY Really Nice 2BR/2BA home in Golden Hills West with a relaxing covered patio. Don’t miss this one! $900 a month + $900 sec. deposit
29841 Pinedale: GREAT BEAR VALLEY LOCATION! This 3BR/2BA was recently upgraded with new paint and carpet. Large open family room and generously-sized kitchen make this a must see home. Move-in Special: $900 for first 6 months + $1075 Sec. deposit. $1075 a month thereafter.
20533 La Barranca: SO NICE! Great location. Large two large bedroom home on two level acres in the Country Oaks area. Great location for horses. Fenced yard with one car detached garage. $950 a month + $950 sec. deposit A PA R T M E N T S 1431 Cimarron: LOCATED IN TEHACHAPI CITY. This town home style apartment is located in a nice area of Tehachapi. This 2+1.5 has newer carpet and paint. This unit offers washer and dryer hook ups. Small fenced rear yard. This is a must see! $750 a month + $750 sec. deposit 21600 Loop St. VERY NICE, newer 3BR/2BA, second story apartment in Golden Hills. Large open kitchen, washer/dryer hook-ups inside unit. $725 a month + $725 sec. deposit
3BR.2BA, apprx. 1,552 sq.ft. home with featuring granite counters in kitchen, open living area with brick fireplace & vaulted ceilings. Tile flooring, jet tub, double sink in bathroom. All this is situated on a 1.17 acre lot with majestic Oak trees and beautiful views. $225,000 #9966059
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765 Las Colinas: PERFECT LOCATION! This home is move-in ready. Conveniently close to shopping & restaurants, this 3 Bedroom 2 bath home offers wood flooring and tile throughout. Recently repainted and has many updated features. No Pets. $1100 a month + $1100 Sec. deposit
OUTSTANDING! Fabulous 3BR/3.5, apprx 2,789 sq.ft. home on 5.6 Acres!, conveniently close to freeway access in Hart Creek Estates. Beautiful living room with stone fireplace, generous, open Country Kitchen, serving bar & pantry. Generous room sizes and wait until you see the Master BR! Gorgeous! $439,750 #9965836
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U CED RE D COUNTRY OAKS LOCATION! on 2.81 acres with beautiful oak trees. 3BR/3BA, apprx. 2,623 sq.ft wonderfully remodeled home, LG country kitchen, custom cabinetry & granite countertops. Enjoy the cherries, nectarines, pears & peaches from the fruit trees. Horses okay! $488,400 #9965328
GREAT LOCATION! Affordable horse property located close to town & lots of room to roam! Needs TLC. 3BR/1.75BA home, approx 1,559 sq.ft and sits proudly on 1.6 flat usable acres. Double-sided fireplace from dining room to the LG living room. Lots of inside storage. Also on Natural Gas! $170,000 #9966046
GET IT WHILE YOU CAN! You’ll love this
CUTE HOME 3BR/2BA home with a great floor plan, apprx ,1299 sq.ft., vaulted ceilings in the living area, Tiled countertops and Large yard that slopes downward but is quite usable space. This is a ‘Short Sale’ property, so please call our office for more details and for showings. Only: $119,000 #9966211
Views from this Custom 3BR/3.5BA, apprx. 3,156 sq.ft. home w/every luxury afforded to you! 2 master suites on main level, formal dining, awesome kitchen w/copper hood, granite counters & kitchen island. $399,000 #9966039 CALL US
BEAUTIFUL oak-studded buildable 3.31
HOME SWEET HOME! 3BR/2BA, apprx. 1,568 sq.ft., tile roof, tile floors & newer kitchen cabinets. Upstairs loft is finished without a closet and is rough plumbed for a bath. Needs some TLC. Lot next door also available! Call for details. $155,000 #9965377
ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! Million Dollar
SWEET MOUNTAIN CHARM! 2BR/1BA, apprx. 1,040 sq.ft., Creatively remodeled with new laminate flooring throughout; new drywall, fresh paint, new granite counters in kitchen & bathroom; new cabinets, dishwasher & stove in kitchen., sep. laundry rm w/large storage, & newer roof. What a gem! $125,000 #9966117
“Jenna listened and was attentive to our needs/wants. She kept her eyes open and sent me listings of prospects that sounded like they would work for us. She kept in touch when we did bid on a place. She kept us informed. She was very patient. We were very pleased with Jenna’s work. She herself was such a pleasurable person.” ~Mr. & Mrs. H. GOLDEN HILLS
FANTASTIC BVS LOCATION! Beautiful
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
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