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Live music 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. 8238333 • 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 • Manic Mondays, Ladies Night, 80's music 5 to 8pm • Key Largo Band Saturday, 8 p.m. to close. Dog House Saloon • Tehachapi 777 West Tehachapi Blvd., 8224200. Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd. 822-6794. • Full Moon Drumming CIrcle Saturday, May 25; 6 to 8 p.m. Bring drums, rattles, singing bowls and/or your best voice along with a potluck dish to share. Pacino’s Spaghetti Factory • Tehachapi 1100 W. Tehachapi Blvd. 8229400. • Tehachapi Idol: Round One continues Sunday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Cover charge is $8 and includes beverage.

Concerts 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/tickets: • Juni Fisher, Cowgirl balladeer, May 10; 7 p.m. • Laurence Juber guitarist extraordinaire, June 9; 3 p.m. Rabobank Theatre • Bakersfield 1001 Truxtun Ave. Tickets: Rabobank Arena box

artist to interact with the community. Free coffee and baked goods will be served. Marti Howell, this month’s featured artist, will give a presentation and her exhibition will also be displayed for browsers to enjoy. Howell’s work has been displayed at Crossroads Gallery and The Treasure Trove and she is a regular

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office or, 8527300, (Unless otherwise noted) • Great Start-Great Finish! May 11, 8 p.m. • Juanes May 17, 8 p.m. The Fox Theatre • Bakersfield 2001 H. St. Tickets: • An Evening with Steve Miller Band May 19; 7:30 p.m. • Primus 3D: May 29; 8 p.m.

Karaoke & D.J. and Line Dancing Domingo’s Mexican & Seafood Restuarant • Tehachapi 7-11 p.m., every Wednesday, 20416 Highway 202; 822-7611. Tehachapi Mountain Pub & Brewery • Tehachapi 7-11 p.m., 20717 South Street. 8220788. • Karaoke, Tuesday • DJ for ladies night, Wednesday • Country Music DJ, Thursday • Open DJ, Friday and Saturday Dog House Saloon • Tehachapi DJ Diablo, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday (unless noted in Live Entertainment above) 9 p.m. close. 777 West Tehachapi Blvd. 8224200. 58 Restaurant & Bar • Tehachapi 480 Steuber Rd., 822-9992. • Line Dancing Thursdays, beginners 6 to 7 p.m., regulars 7 to 9 p.m. • Karaoke Fridays, 8 p.m. to closing. See More • Page 5

Something is brewing at Gallery ‘n’ Gifts A new event at Gallery ‘n’ Gifts, 100 W. Tehachapi Blvd., is expected to cause a stir; “Coffee with the Artist” will launch Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. until noon. The Tehachapi Valley Arts Association is sponsoring the casual gettogether, adding a highlight to the organization’s “Artist of the Month” by creating this time for the


participant in the Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association Art Show. Her landscapes, florals, animal studies and still-life paintings have won her a large following. For more information on “Coffee with the Artist,” call Anita Jesse at 661-747-7122. Exhibits at Gallery ‘n’ Gifts, change monthly.

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Concert to showcase Young Artist Competition winner May 19 For 11 years, the Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra has offered local young artists the chance to share their stage. This year, an awardwinning high school cellist is the Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition winner. Bakersfield resident Anna McCoy is expected to bring melodic depth and agility to SaintSaëns’ Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor. Consistently ranked by judges in the California Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Festival as “superior,” McCoy will be the centerpiece of the Sunday, May 19 concert at 4 p.m. inside Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road. A high school senior, Anna has been homeschooled her entire life. She has participated in many ensembles, but is currently a member of the Calvary Bible Church orchestra and the Bakersfield Youth Symphony. “I consider music one of God's most glorious creations,” McCoy said. “And I marvel that God has enabled me to serve and honor Him through it.” "[Anna is] a really good cellist," concertmaster Gayel Pitchford


This May 19 concert, to be performed by the Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra, at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Rd., will again be conducted by David Newby. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. and the admission is free. said. "This would be a good concert for young people to come to because they will see a high school senior and what's possible." Directed by David Newby, the orchestra will also play Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D Major and partner with the Tehachapi Sym-

phonic Chorus and director Kathy Kelly. Together, the chorus and orchestra will perform Verdi’s “Va, Pensiero,” and “Libiamo,” as well as Wagner’s “Pilgrims’ Chorus.” “The year 2013 commemorates the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s death and Wagner’s birth,” Kelly said. “In their honor, the Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus will combine with the Antelope Valley Master Chorale and Concert Choir to perform three opera choruses. After the intermission will be a drawing for the yearly fundraiser. Tickets may be purchased from any Tehachapi Symphony member, board member or Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus member. The grand prize is $1,000. A reception will follow the concert to allow community members to meet the Young Artist competition winner, as well as symphony and chorus directors and members. Admission is always free to the community. For more concert information, call 821-7511 or visit “The beauty of Verdi’s choruses and the stirring melody of the piece by Wagner are sure to please the audience,” Kelly said.

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Singing cowgirl Juni Fisher will ride into town for her third performance at Fiddlers Crossing, Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. Fisher grew up horse crazy on a San Joaquin Valley citrus farm, achieving 4-H and FFA honors, listening to the music of Marty Robbins, Joan Baez and Burl Ives and learning Western songs from her father. She started playing guitar at age seven and wrote her first song at age eight. Five albums and many awards later -including the 2007 Western Music Association Song of the Year, 2006 WMA Female Vocalist of the Year, 2005 Academy of Western Artists Western Female Vocalist of the Year, and 2005 WMA Crescendo Award – Juni Fisher is one of the most popular singing cowgirls on the Cowboy Poetry and Folk Festival circuits.

As of this writing, the concert is well on its way to being sold out, with only a few of the $20 tickets still available at Mountain Music. Call 661-8239994 to check availability and to reserve tickets. As always, coffee, tea and refreshments are included in the ticket price. Fiddlers Crossing is at 206 East F Street, next to Mountain Music, at Robinson in Downtown Tehachapi. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


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P-Dubs Grille & Bar • Stallion Springs 27725 Stallion Springs Dr., 8227777 • Line dancing every Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. City Slickers • Tehachapi 1001 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-4939 • Line dancing lessons every Wednesday and Sunday night, 7 to 9 p.m. VFW Post #5948 • Tehachapi 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8227500

• Karaoke with Erik 1st and 3rd Fridays, 7-11 p.m. Vets and guests of vets welcome.

Performances Beekay Theatre • Tehachapi 110 S. Green St. Ticket and info: • North Woods Nonsense May 16, 17, 18; 6 p.m., and May 19; 2 p.m., performed by students of Heritage Oaks School. Admission is $10. Call 823-0885. • Roar of the Grease-

paint, Smell of the Crowd, June 14, 15, 21, 28, 29; 7:30 p.m. Matinees June 23, 30; 2 p.m. 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. Call 654-3093 or visit Gaslight Melodrama • Bakersfield 12748 Jomani Dr. Tickets: 5873377 or • Chester May 10-June 29, Friday and Saturday performances 7 p.m.,


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Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. Lancaster Performing Arts • Lancaster 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. For schedule and tickets go to: • Cinderella Presented by Antelope Valley Ballet. May 11 at 7 p.m.; May 12 at 2 and 7 p.m. • Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma May 17 at 8 p.m.; May 18 at 2 and 8 p.m.; May 19 at 2 p.m.

Film/Screenings The Fox Theater • Bakersfield 2001 H St. Tickets: Shows 7:30 p.m, unless noted otherwise. • Nobody Else but You May 10 • Girls Day Out May 11, 10:30 a.m.

Hands-on Arts Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd., call 822-6794 for information and class prices, achapiTreasureTrove

Open studios: • Watercolor every Monday, 5-8 p.m; $5. • All Media every Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m; $5. • Intro to Earth Clay with Gloria Moore, every Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Art Classes: call 8226794 for classes information • Beginning Oil Painting with Michelle Miller, six Saturdays through May 25, 1 to 3 p.m; $180 ($30/session), or pay in advance: $150, plus materials. • Acrylic Painting with Susan Cunningham six Sundays through May 26, 2 to 4 p.m; $240 ($40/session) or pay in advance: $210, plus materials. Students will learn how to paint flowers and still life. • Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor with Jim Walsh May 14, 20, 27 and June 3; 5 to 7:30 p.m. for 6 weeks. This class will cover various techniques for watercolor painting. $180 ($30/session) or pay in advance $150,

plus materials. Interested students may attend any class to get a feel for the program. • Basic Drawing with Carole Joyce May 15, 22, 24; $30/class, for adults and young folk. • 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.) • Beading Basics with Dawn Callahan May 11, 1 to 4 p.m; $25 plus materials. Create your own earrings and necklace. • Fancy Doodle Watercolor Butterfly with Nancy Waldron Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m; $35 plus materials. Students will create a butterfly in Fancy Doodle design in watercolors. Please bring a sack lunch. • Polymer Clay Feather Cane with Cathy Clark May 19, 1 to 4 p.m; $35 College Community Services – Family Learning Center • Tehachapi 107 S. Mill St. Ste. B; 661- 822-4639 See MORE • Page 7

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Tehachapi High School Intermediate Drama class students continue their presentation of the mystery-comedy “The Beatles Slept Here” Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 at 2 and 7 p.m. Twelfth grade student director Nick Tanaka said he and the students have great fun working on the play. He also spoke highly of his male lead, Sgt. Paprika, played by 11thgrader Alexzander Chappell, describing him as “able to [portray] a large range of emotions.” The play follows Sgt. Paprika, the owner of the Penny Lane Hotel, who despises the Beatles and tries to keep

anyone from knowing that the Fab Four slept there. However, some pesky teenagers leak his secret and the next thing he knows, a fan club descends upon the hotel. When precious memorabilia are stolen, Johnny B. Goode arrives at the hotel to deduce who has made off with the valuables. Tickets cost $5 for general admission and $3 with an ASB card. All proceeds go to assist drama students with producing future performances. “The students have worked very hard on the play,” THS Theater Arts Instructor Lara Crowe said. “They are eager to demonstrate all they

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upbeat and a definite must-see for anyone who loves the Beatles.”

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agricultural exhibitions, health/nutrition information, entertainment and contests. Tickets available at the Kern County Museum and all Vallitix locations, or online at: or call 661-868-8400.

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• Art Classes Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Materials provided. • Calligraphy Classes Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30; 2–3 p.m. • Sewing Sensations May 13, 20; Materials and sewing machines provided. Call for times. Experience Art • Bakersfield Summer children’s program. Classes begin June 11 through Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday. Bakersfield Museum of Art, 1930 R St. Call 3237219, or visit for more information.

Other Activities College Community Services – Family Learning Center • Tehachapi 107 S. Mill St. Ste. B; Free for people affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. 661- 822-4639 • BINGO Fun Wednesday May 29; 3 – 4 p.m. • Happy Healthy Eating Tuesdays, May 7, 21, 28; 11 a.m. - noon. • Help with Paperwork Tuesdays, May 21, 28; 2 3 p.m. • Walking Group Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays 8:15 – 9 a.m. • Moving to the Music Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 – 10 a.m.

• Men’s Group Thursdays from noon – 1 p.m. Buena Vista Museum of Natural History (BVMNH) • Bakersfield Events are held at BVMNH, 2018 Chester Ave, unless otherwise indicated. For information call 661-324-6350 or visit 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. VFW Post #5948 • Tehachapi 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8227500 • Pool Tournaments: 8ball on Tuesday nights and 9-ball on Thursday nights. Vets and friends of Vets welcome, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd. 8226794. • Rainbow Potluck (LGBTQ) Celebrate Tehachapi gay pride. Bring a dish to share.

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Stars of the Tehachapi High School play ‘The Beatles Slept Here’ are featured in this poster created by 12th grade student director Nick Tanaka. From left, Baylee Garland, 12th grade, Kara Billings, ninth grade, Ryan Gehring, 12th grade, Alexzander Chappell, 11th grade.

Bakersfield Museum of Art • Bakersfield 1930 "R" St.,, 3237219. Every third Friday of the month, all admission is free; every second Sunday of the month, seniors (65 and older) are free.

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brain, particularly in relation to TBIs. Congress will soon review the BRAIN Initiative -- likened to the Human Genome Project -and House Majority leader Eric Cantor has already showed early support. To help connect athletes and soldiers suffering from TBIs with the physicians and business leaders who can help, the Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT) was created. On Friday, June 21, the #C4CT is holding a Concussion Awareness Summit at the Minneapolis Club in Minnesota to explore gaps in TBI care, new approaches and longterm effects. One Mind for Research is a nonprofit that will be a recipient of part of the



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Ask the Doctor

Husband thrashes about during sleep BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. CONTRIBUTING WRITER

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 73-year-old husband has, in the past year, been jerking during his sleep. His movements are quite wild at times. He has fallen out of bed three times during his "fighting" dreams. He dreams he is in a fight at work, playing football or shooting things. Just last night, it was killing mice. He jerks with his arms and legs. I don't attempt to wake him, as one time he was on the verge of striking me. I did yell his name three times, and he finally woke up. He has had two sleep tests and was told he has "half sleep apnea." What does that mean? He takes no sleeping aids. I have never heard that such movements are a sign of sleep apnea. -- D.S. ANSWER: A good bet is that your husband has a condition called periodic limb movements of sleep. For many, such movements are bending of the big toe and ankle. For others, it's jerking of the legs and arms. Most often the person doesn't waken and has no recollection of what went on during the night. The bed partner and the condition of the blankets give testimony to what occurred during


sleep. If the person doesn't have daytime fatigue, then this disorder isn't considered a sleep problem for him or her. It is for the one who shares the bed. Sometimes periodic limb movements of sleep occur with another problem, restless leg syndrome. That's a creepycrawly sensation in the legs that comes on in the evening when sitting or in bed. The person is compelled to get up and move around to quell the feeling. A warm bath before going to bed might calm your husband's movements. Decreasing the amount of caffeine he drinks and doing the same for all forms of tobacco could bring nocturnal peace for you and him. If the situation doesn't clear, then Mirapex or Requip, two Parkinson's disease medicines, can put an end to the nighttime martial arts. Do tell his doctor about this. Periodic limb movements of sleep are, at times, associated with iron deficiency. I have no idea what "half sleep apnea" means. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Every now and then, my

eyelid twitches. I don't think it's due to me being tired, because it can happen when I am wide awake in the morning. And I don't think it's due to stress -- I love my work. Furthermore, I don't drink any caffeinated beverages. What do you think is the significance of this? -- H.R. ANSWER: Nearly everyone has had a twitchy eyelid at some time in life. It's not a sign of illness. It's not something that lasts for any length of time. Fatigue, stress and caffeinated beverages all have been implicated as causes. But most people with a twitchy lid are like you; they have and do none of these things. A washcloth soaked in warm water and placed on the involved, closed lid for a few minutes generally can stop the twitching. Or gentle massage of the involved, closed lid also can end it. If it continues and lasts for longer periods, then a doctor has to be consulted. 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. Š 2013 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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Sports & Recreation Events may be subject to cancellation and/or early sign-ups; please check referenced website for updates.

Cycling Events Amgen Tour of California • Palmdale May 12,

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:

Exercise Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District • Tehachapi 490 West “D” St. 822-3228, • 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 p.m. $40/ month or $7 per class. Kardio Kickboxing • Tehachapi Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Tehachapi Martial Arts, 20418 Brian Way, Suite 6, 823-0621. California City Parks and Rec • California CIty 10350 Heather Ave. 760-373-3530, • Adult Exercise Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. • Tai Chi Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:45 a.m.

Crossfit Crossfit Tehachapi • Bear Valley Springs Gate pass required. For information call Melissa, 858-248-5598 or visit website, Indian Hills Crossfit • Tehachapi 207 E. "H" St., 661-972-8936 or

300-1517 or see website,

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: Carter’s Walk for cured 5k/10k and 1 mile walk• Bakersfield May 18 at Yokuts Park at 7:30 a.m. Carter was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis, a rare white blood cell disorder, in Jan. 2011. The race benefits the CURED Foundation where 100 percent of funds raised will go directly to medical research. To register visit www.carterswalk4cured .com 2nd Annual Kern Coun-

ty Sheriff’s Benefit Association Honor Run• Bakersfield on Saturday, May 25 at Hart Park, 7000 Alfred Harrel Highway, at 8 a.m. Preregistration closes on Friday, May 10. Pre-registration $25. Visit the facebook page https://www.facebook.c om/

Martial Arts 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. For more information call 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. Bully Class • Tehachapi May 17, 5 p.m to 6 p.m. Tehachapi Martial Arts Center, 20418 Brian Way. 823-0621, Combat Hapkido Seminar • Tehachapi May 18, 9a.m. to 3 p.m. Tehachapi Martial Arts Center, 20418 Brian Way. 823-0621,

Motorsports Famoso Raceway, 33559 Famoso Rd., 3392210• Fomoso Fun Ford Weekend • May 4 - 5. Super Chevy Show • Famoso May 31 - June 2. Saturday Night Nitro • Famoso June 16, July 14, Sept. 7. Features nitro funny cars, dragsters, altered and exhibition cars. Mega Mopar Action • Famoso Oct. 5 -6.

Spectator Events Clear Channel Stadium •

Lancaster 45116 Valley Central Way. •Lancaster Jethawks vs. Stockton Ports on May 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., May 12 at 2 p.m., and May 13 at 11 a.m. • Lancaster Jethawks vs. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on May 19 at 2 p.m., May 20 at 7 p.m. and May 21 at 11 a.m. • Lancaster Jethawks vs. Inland Empire 66ers on May 23-25 at 7 p.m. and May 26 at 2 p.m. Sam Lynn Ballpark • Bakersfield 4009 Chester Ave. • Bakersfield Blaze vs. Modesto Nuts on May 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and May 12 at 11:30 a.m. and May 13 at 7:30 p.m. • Bakersfield Blaze vs. High Desert Mavericks on May 19 at 1:30 p.m., May 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. • Bakersfield Blaze vs. Stockton Ports on May 23-25 at 7 p.m. and May 26 at 11:30 a.m. TO SUBMIT LISTINGS send by email to: or call 823-6360.


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Integratron provides visitors a good vibe BY MATTHEW MARTZ TEHACHAPI NEWS

It’s not much too look at from the outside, but inside it is something out of this world. Constructed by NASA physicist George Van Tassel, who said aliens supplied him with instructions to build it, Integratron is the only all-wood, acoustically perfect sound chamber in the United States. Rising 38-feet from a powerful vortex in the middle of the Mojave Desert just outside the town of Joshua Tree and resembling a small observatory, the one-of-a-kind building is a blended design of Moses' Tabernacle and the science of Nikola Tesla. Fifty-five feet in diameter, the dome took 18 years to construct, and according to its creator sits atop an intersection of influential geomagnetic force that, when focused by the unique geometry of the building, concentrates and amplifies the energy required for the rejuvenation and healing of living cell tissues. Today, Intergratron still lives up to its architect’s claim, offering visitors the experience for physical and spiritual healing. For around $80, a person can take a sound bath — a 60-


Above: Built on a powerful vortex in the middle of the Mojave Desert in Landers, the Integratron is a one-of-a-kind building said to possess powers required for the rejuvenation and healing of living cell tissues. At right: The interior of the Integratron provides the perfect setting for a sonic healing session within its highly resonant, multi-wave sound chamber. minute sonic healing session with a series of quartz crystal bowls played live in the Integratron's highly resonant, multiwave sound chamber. An experience that is said to leave those who try it, refreshed and “buzzed.” Private group and individual sound baths are offered Wednesday through Sunday, 10

a.m. to 7 p.m. and require reservations. However, "no reservations" sound baths are offered two weekends per month, April through June. The cost is $20 per person. An associated attraction, but not visible from the Integratron is “Giant Rock,” a seven-story high, freestanding boulder where Van Tassel lived for many

years, ran a small restaurant and airport and held UFO conventions for two decades to raise money for his Integratron project. In 1959, nearly 11,000 people attended one of his spacecraft conventions and Van Tassel continued to work on the Integratron while writing a number of books on time travel and rejuvenation. The Giant Rock area, including a spot called Crystal Hill and Van Tassel's airstrip are about 10 minutes by car from the dome. However, because all roads are

sandy dirt, it is advised that adventures have their own fourwheel drive or climb into a comfortable Suburban for an air-conditioned ride and guided tour of the entire region. The Integratron is located at 2477 Belfield Blvd., Landers, about 160 miles from downtown Tehachapi. Please be sure to call ahead to check hours of operations or to book a sound bath, call 760-3643126 or visit To book a guided Giant Rock tour call 760-475-0383.

Fish & Wildlife

Are remote-controlled aircraft allowed in California Reserves? Q&As from the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife BY CARRIE WILSON CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Question: I am a conservation advocate and an avid wildlife photographer. Over the last several years, I have been photographing birds and landscape views of Southern California's wildlife areas. I am interested in expanding this documentation with video, and in particular aerial video taken from a remote-controlled electric helicopter. While I am very aware of the need to not disturb or harass local wildlife, I am wondering if there are regulations that restrict or prohibit the use of RC-aircraft in or around the perimeter of ecological reserves and conservation areas? (Bill K.) Answer: There is no general prohibition

against using radio-controlled “vehicles” in wildlife areas (California Code of Regulations Title 14, section 550). However, in ecological reserves, prohibitions against: 1) disturbing any bird, mammal, etc.; 2) operating vehicles; and 3) operating any type of aircraft or hovercraft without permission may apply (CCR Title 14, sections 630(a)(1) & (a)(4) and (a)(17)). There is also a provision that prohibits the use of any motorized, hot-air, or unpowered aircraft or other device capable of flight or any earth orbiting imaging device to locate or assist in locating big game mammals beginning 48 hours before and continuing 48 hours after any big game

hunting season in the same area (CCR Title 14, section 251(a)). In addition, a permit could be required if there are concerns your aircraft will “ … herd or drive… or disrupt animal’s normal behavior patterns, which includes, but is not limited to breeding, feeding or sheltering …” Under federal regulations, this may be illegal if you are using the video for any commercial purpose. Under current federal aviation rules, using unmanned aircraft — what commonly are referred to as drones — for commercial purposes is prohibited in the United States. Please contact the Regional Manager for the area you intend to visit for information on the application of these laws. For a list of contact numbers available, please go to

Serving abalone at a fundraiser Question: My husband and I are residents of both Humboldt and Sutter counties. We occasionally dive for abalone in Humboldt where we live. If we don't consume them right away, we freeze them whole in the shell as the local game warden advised us years ago. I also work for a nonprofit hospice in Sutter County and they are having a fundraiser in May at a private house, where many of our staff will prepare appetizers for 100 guests. I want to prepare abalone appetizers from three abalone that we already have tagged and frozen from last season. The event is being professionally catered for the meal and dessert and so they are selling tickets, but no one is paying for or making money from the abalone I want to cook.

The abalone is such a minuscule part of the meal. I just want to make sure I am allowed to bring it to an event like this and I was not able to find anything specific about that in the regulations. Please advise. Thank you. (Amy M., RN) Answer: Sport-taken abalone may not be bought, sold, bartered or traded (Fish and Game Code, section 7121.) If sport-taken abalone are used for a non-profit fundraising dinner, then the cost of attending the dinner must be advertised as a requested donation to the organization putting on the dinner. In your situation, if you are just providing a few abalone for an appetizer, and as long as the dinner is not advertised to contain abalone in order to sell more tickets to the fund-raising dinner, then I think that would be ok.

However, you should contact your local game warden where you will be having the dinner to confirm they are in agreement.

Poke poling – need a license? Question: Do I need a fishing license to poke pole for monkey-faced eels? (Anonymous) Answer: Yes, the only exceptions are if you are 15 years old or younger or if you are fishing from a public pier or the most seaward jetty of a public harbor. Otherwise a fishing license is required and all regular fishing regulations apply. CARRIE WILSON is a marine environmental scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. While she cannot personally answer everyone’s questions, she will select a few to answer each week in this column. Please contact her at


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A Celebration of Sides (Family Features)

When you're loading up the family for a big barbeque celebration, be sure to load up a variety of freshly-made salads and deliciously decadent brownies. Whether pasta salads, potato salads or even those leafy greens, this side favorite is a perfect accompaniment to juicy grilled burgers, brats and steaks. Because this savory barbeque fare can bring out anyone's sweet tooth, don't forget to dish out the desserts. Adding your favorite nuts, fruit and candy toppings to a rich, gooey brownie can melt the hearts of guests as easily as the hot summer sun. The best part about bringing a salad or brownie dessert - besides both being flavorful barbeque staples - most can be prepared the night before. This gives you more time to focus on the important things, like grilling your next culinary masterpiece and hanging out with your family. For more tips on what to bring to your next barbeque, visit and

Brownie 'n Berries Dessert Pizza

S'mores Brownies

Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 2 hours, 50 minutes Serves: 16 • 1 box (1 lb. 2.4 oz.) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix • Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened • 1/3 cup sugar • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries • 1 cup fresh blueberries • 1 cup fresh raspberries • 1/2 cup apple jelly Preheat oven to 350F (325F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray or shortening. Make brownie batter as directed. Spread in pan. Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Carefully spread mixture evenly over brownie base. Arrange berries over cream cheese mixture. Stir jelly until smooth; brush over berries. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Cut into wedges. Store covered in refrigerator.

Prep time: 25 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 35 minutes Serves: 16 • 1 box (1 lb. 2.4 oz.) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix • Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box • 2 cups miniature marshmallows • 4 graham crackers, broken into small pieces • 2 milk chocolate candy bars, broken into 1-inch squares Preheat oven to 350F (325F for dark or nonstick pan). Make brownies as directed. After removing pan from oven, set oven to broil. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows and graham crackers over warm brownies. Broil about 4 to 5 inches from heat 30 to 60 seconds or until marshmallows are golden brown. (Watch carefully, marshmallows and graham crackers will brown quickly.) Sprinkle with chocolate candy. To serve warm, cool about 30 minutes. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Greek Tossed Pasta Salad Feta, olives and tomatoes give a ready-in-30-minutes pasta salad its classic Greek inspiration. Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Serves: 10 • 1 box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix • Water and oil called for on salad mix box • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce

• 2 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups) • 1 small cucumber, coarsely chopped (1 cup) • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion, slices cut in half • 1 can (2 1/4 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained • 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese (1 cup) Make pasta as directed on box. In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, water and oil. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients except cheese. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

Red, White and Blueberry Pasta Salad Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 50 minutes Serves: 6 • 1 box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix • Water and oil called for on salad mix box • 1 cup diced red bell pepper • 1 cup blueberries • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled Prepare pasta according to package directions. Stir in remaining ingredients, except feta, mixing well with pasta salad dressing. Sprinkle feta over salad. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.

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Buying the right lawn mower (Family Features) Taking good care of your lawn requires the right equipment - and that includes the right lawn mower. But with so many options available, how do you know which lawn mower is right for you?

Know Your Yard Spend a few minutes assessing your yard. How big is it? Is it flat and smooth, or does it slope? Do you have trees and garden beds to mow around? All of these will factor into the kind of lawn mower you choose. • Size - If your yard is smaller than half an acre, a walk-behind mower will work just fine for you. For yards larger than that, you may want to consider a riding mower. • Topography - If your yard has uneven terrain, a self-propelled mower will make cutting up hill much quicker and easier. • Obstacles - For mowing around trees and landscape beds, pay attention to the mower's maneuverability and

ease-of-use when making tight turns. For example, John Deere X310 Select Series riding mowers have power steering, which makes trimming around tight areas much easier. • Turf - The thickness and coarseness of your grass will play a part in how much power you need to ensure a clean cut. Lawns with thicker, tougher grass will need a mower with higher horsepower and larger wheels. • Additional yard tasks - If your list of seasonal chores includes collecting fall leaves, fertilizing your lawn or removing snow, look for a lawn tractor with attachment options that can help keep your yard in good shape year round.

Safety Features Operating any piece of power equipment requires taking safety precautions. Before you buy a mower, make sure you know what safety features come standard. For example, the blades

on John Deere riding lawn mowers will automatically shut off if the operator leaves the seat while the blades are in motion. And, be sure to familiarize yourself with the operator's manual so you understand all of the features on your equipment.

After-Sale Service For long-term savings, look for a mower brand that provides reliable after-sale support and maintenance. Local equipment dealers not only help you make the right purchase, but can offer on-site maintenance and even at-home service like John Deere's Mobile Maintenance program, that brings a factory-trained technician to your home. For more tips and tools to help you choose the right lawn mower visit Source: John Deere

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Practical Money Matters

Good idea to share your money before you die BY JASON ALDERMAN

resources and then become a financial burden on others. If you can check all those boxes, consider these options: • Avoid the gift tax. You can give cash or property worth up to $14,000 per year, per individual, before you'll trigger the federal gift tax. (Married couples filing jointly can give $28,000 per recipient.) You'll probably never have to pay a gift tax, however, since you're allowed to bestow up to $5.25 million in gifts during your lifetime above and beyond the annual $14,000 excluded amounts before the gift tax kicks in – which for most of us means never. Read IRS Publication 950 (at for details.


Now that the long-debated estate tax rules have finally been settled, let's get real: Despite all the hoopla raised, most people probably would never be impacted whether the lifetime estate tax threshold had stayed at $5.12 million or reverted to $1 million. In the end, it actually went up a bit to $5.25 million for 2013. Even if your estate will only be a fraction of that amount, it still pays to have a plan for distributing your assets. If your finances are in good shape, there's no reason not to start sharing the wealth while you're still around to enjoy helping others. It also doesn't hurt that you can reap significant tax advantages by distributing a portion of your assets now. Before you start doling out cash, however, make sure you are on track to fund your own retirement, have adequate health insurance, can pay off your mortgage and are otherwise debt-free. You wouldn't want to deplete your

• Pay for education. If college is still far off for your children, grandchildren or others, consider funding a 529 State Qualified Tuition Plan for them. Any interest the account earns is not subject to federal (and in most cases, state) income tax; plus, many states offer tax deductions for contributions made to their own 529 Plans. And don't worry: If one child decides not

to attend college, you can always transfer the account balance to another without penalty. • Roth IRAs for kids. If your minor children or grandchildren earn income (allowances and gifts don't count), you may fund a Roth IRA on their behalf. You can contribute up to $5,500 or the amount of their taxable earnings for the year, whichever is less. Your contributions are made on an after-tax basis but the earnings grow, tax-free, until the account is tapped at retirement. • Fund someone's benefits. Many people cannot afford health or other insurance and so forego coverage, putting themselves just one serious

illness or accident away from financial disaster. Many also can't fund their 401(k) plan or IRA. Consider applying your tax-exempt gifts to help loved ones pay for these critical benefits. You'll not help protect them from catastrophe, but also greatly increase their long-term financial self-sufficiency. • Charitable contributions. If you're planning to leave money or property to charities in your will, consider beginning to share those assets now, if you can afford to. You'll be able to enjoy watching your contributions at work – and be able to deduct them from your income taxes. Read IRS Publication 526 for details. Before taking any of these actions, consult your financial advisor to make sure your own bases are covered. If you don't have an advisor, visit for help locating one. JASON ALDERMAN directs Visa’s financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter:

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170 lbs. Artemis likes to be the top dog so she would probably need to be in a home with a more submissive dog or a nodog home. She has been raised around cats and other dogs, but she will chase the cats any chance she gets much to their dismay. Since Artemis is still just a puppy, albeit a very large puppy, we would like to find her a dog savvy owner who would consider taking her to puppy obedience class, as without proper training, a dog this size could be quite a handful.

shots, tags, microchipped. (In-Door only please). Sweet, loves to be cuddled, likes toy mice, watches birds out window in her cat tree. A real jewel! Never been around children, has shared a house with other cats and a small dog. Can go with her friend Breezie or separately. We have many great adult cats looking for new homes. Contact the Tehachapi Humane Society at 661-823-0699 or visit

My name is Coco, I’m an adorable energetic chocolate colored two month old female Terrier mix puppy with beautiful amber eyes, and I play well with others. To adopt cute Coco, wait no further, call Lynda, 661821-0518 or Save Tehachapi’s Orphaned Pets (STOP), 661-8234100, menu #2 How about it?

Affectionate Artemis Artemis was born October 19, 2012. She is a Pit Bull/Mastiff mix, female. She is energetic,playful and affectionate. As she is half Mastiff, she will be a large dog, maybe 120 to


Rescue Group Contacts

Juno (Ju-Ju) a Himalayan Angora, 10 1/2 months old, spayed,

• Tehachapi Humane Society - 823-0699,

21600 Golden Star, Tehachapi. Visit the THS website at • Have a Heart Humane Society Society750-2261, 1121 W. Valley Blvd., Tehachapi. See adoptable dogs at • Save Tehachapi’s Orphaned Pets (STOP)823-4100,, 785 Tucker Road, Tehachapi. Visit the STOP website at • Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue- Call Zach at 972-3852 or visit • Doberman Pinscher SOS-886-1721. Visit the Dobie SOS website at PET & RESCUE NEWS runs regularly in the Tehachapi News Weekender. The deadline for submissions is at noon each Wednesday for the following week’s paper. Send submissions For more information call Antony Earley, 823-6370.


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Noteworthy An evening with Native American Kawaiisu elder Harold Williams Harold Williams will talk about the taboos associated with Kawaiisu rock art and will entertain with stories about the Kawaiisu on the evening of May 11, to be facilitated by Jon Hammond. The Tehachapi Heritage League is sponsoring an evening with Harold Williams for

those curious about life among the Native Americans in the Tehachapi area. Emma Williams, well-known basket weaver, was Harold’s great grandmother and is featured on the Nuwa or Kawaiisu mural, “People of the Mountains,” on the side of the Hitching Post


Theater. Harold Williams is also pictured in the mural. It will be a unique opportunity to hear what it was like to grow up in a traditional Indian family. Hear details of their everyday life. The event will be held at Pacino’s Restaurant on May 11. Doors open at

5:30 p.m. for a no host dinner, to be ordered off the menu, then the lecture starts at 6:30 p.m. Fee for the lecture is $10. Reservations are advised but unsold seats will be available at the door. Call the Tehachapi Museum at 822-8152 for a reservation.

D I R E C T O RY Seventh-day Adventist Church SATURDAY Worship 20335 Woodford-Tehachapi Rd., Tehachapi 93561 Between (Schout and Highline) • (661) 822-1174

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

Ca Calvary lvary Chapel Chapel Tehachapi Tehachapi Senior Pastor Michael Clark Thursday Service: 7:00 PM Sunday Service 9:00 AM & 10:45 AM Sunday School and Nursery

Pastor Erwin Joham

Where Love and Joy Abound Worship Service Time: Sun. 10:00 a.m.

15719 Highline Road Tehachapi Phone (661) 823-9814

Child care is only available for 10:45 Sunday service & Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Child care available Cummings Valley Elementary School 24220 Bear Valley Road 661-822-1400 Knowing the Shepherd and making Him known


Church Phone: 822-6817

11 AM Sabbath School 9:30 AM

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

Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. 20413 Brian Way • (661) 805-8020 Sunday Worship: 10:15 a.m. Thursday Fellowship Group: 6:30 p.m.

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. |


A Progressive Christian Church 10:30am Worship & Sunday School

100 E. “E” St. (disability access)

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Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard 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

Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors - Pastor David Ofahengaue

Traditional Worship 9:30 Contemporary Worship 11:00 661-822-1440 • 20400 Backes Ln. - Corner of Schout & Backes

Worship at the church of your choice Please call 822-6828 to be included in this directory.


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HARRIS CONSTRUCTION Insurance Work Welcomed Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Doors/Windows/Molding and Trim Window Replacements/Decks Patio Covers/Concrete

Clint Harris 661-972-6060 Ca.Lic.#898824

DPT Automotive

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Services A1 Yard Clean Ups Hauling, Bushes Trimmed, Weeding, TreeTrimming, Fruit Trees Trimmed, Stump Grinding, 30 yrs exp. free est. lic/ins 822-7759 Senior Citizen Services In home care, Local transportation Call Suzanne 661-333-1717

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Another Estate Sale By Go2Girlz Thursday 5/9 preview 11to4 Friday 5/10 & Sat. 5/11 8 to 4 Sunday 5/12 9 to 3 9204 Gig Harbor Court Bakersfield Amazing Estate filled to the brim with 40 years of collections: Marty Bell, Kinkade, Boyds Bears, Fenton, antiques, furniture, appliances, artwork, baby doll collection, sewing and craft room, garden decorations, plants, tools, Xmas like you won’t believe, china, grandfather clock, clothes, purses. Visit website for Pictures

Estate Sale Sat. & Sun 5/11 & 5/12, 8am 23441 Rolly Ave. in WGH. Oak Knolls, follow White Pine. Everything must go, from washer & dryer to tools, to furn & bedroom sets to kitchen appliances.

Plant Sale, Tehachapi Rose & Garden Society, Sat. May 11, 8am-1pm GHCSD Parking Lot, 21415 Reeves St.

Fri.’s & Sat.’s through the month of May. 1345 Burnett Rd. Dennison over Fwy.

Firewood for Sale Elm, 350/2 cords plus delivery 822-4635 cell: 972-1849

Multi-family yard sale. Sat. May 11th - 7am to noon 21712 Old Town Rd.

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Kenmore Washer & Dryer. 7 yrs. old $300 Call 822-4881 or 760-242-6875

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Effective Date: April 23, 2013


Friday, May 10, 2013, Weekender

Early Deadlines! The Tehachapi News office will be closed on Monday, May 27, in recognition of Memorial Day. We will have early deadlines for the editions of Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29. Display ad deadline for these issues will be advanced 24 hours to Tuesday, May 21 at noon. Classified and legal ad deadlines for these issues will be on Thursday, May 23, at 12 noon.

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Differential Response Team Case Manager, Mojave

1993 Ford Mustang convertible, 5.0 engine, many extra parts. $3500, 822-4881 or 760-242-6875

Strong background in working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds, making home visits required, experience in addressing child abuse and neglect issues in unstable environments required. Bilingual, Valid driver’s license, good DMV, adequate transportation to travel to home visits. AA in health or human services field, two years experience in case management. Please call 661-635-3050 ext. 2178 or online:

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DRIVERS: A Few Pro Drivers needed! Top pay & 401K Recent CDL grads wanted. Call 877-258-8782 (CalSCAN)

4 Wheel Drive 2001 150 Ford Super Crew 4X4 pick up, 116K mi, good cond, new tires, new tires & rims, $10,000 obo 822-4251


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Help Wanted Looking for an experienced treatment coordinator with prior dental experience. Must have knowledge in dental terminology, treatment planning, front desk, and eagle soft. Must be familiar with PPO and HMO insurances. Must be outgoing and have a positive attitude. Compensation DOE. Please email resume to Looking for a person to spend time and socialize with a high functioning 19 year old Autistic young man, like going to movies and play video games with pay. Call Ray for more info 661-823-0539 661-330-4565 Need Gardener with time, BVS 619-400-9546 or 821-1897

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT The Bear Valley Community Services District is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Executive Assistant with Bear Valley Community Services District. Salary is $3,454-$4,198 per month, DOQ. Bear Valley CSD offers an excellent benefits package that includes participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Position requires a Bachelors degree from four-year college/university or four (4) years or increasingly responsible clerical and secretarial experience. Must posses the ability to perform independently, take care of administrative detail and maintain a cooperative relationship with those contacted in the course of work. Must be proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and be able to learn the District's payroll software. Please send your resume and application to Bear Valley CSD, 28999 S. Lower Valley Road, Attn: Sandy Janzen. NO phone calls please. Applications are available on line at opportunities and will be accepted through the close of business on 31 May 2013. EOE

Commercial Rentals


GH-3 bdrm 2 bath home on 2 Bdrm 1 1/2 bath, Townhome, single car garage, 1+ acre, on cul-de-sac, horse property, RV parking, w/d hkups $795+ $795 Dep. w/lease. 661-972-0696 lots of storage, new applcs & paint in/out, flooring, $1450 month 661-972-5733 2 + 1 GH, Upstairs, $500 dep $575/mo. Ready now. In Town 3+2, fncd yard, Coin op laun. 661-345-0307 lawn serv. incl. $1150/mo + GH 2 + 1 with garage sec. 661-428-5693 $625/mo. + Sec. Call Hank 661-972-1885 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath, BVS, $1,275 + $1,800 dep. 2000+ 2+1 GH, central air, W/D sq. ft. 1 story 3 acres. hookup, $650 per month. Cummings Valley view. Call 805-405-6010 Near front gate. Lots of storage. Walk-in master FREE RENTAL LIST closet. Extra deep 2 car available. 4 Seasons Realty. garage. Includes BVS 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT amenities. Owner/broker Lic EHO 4 Seasons Realty # 00874147 818-917-1949 GH 3+2, Open floor plan, attached 2 car gar, lndry rm, fplc., cov’d patio, incl. applcs., $1,200 mo., call 661-972-8577

Tehachapi Automotive is now accepting applications Very nice 3+2, in town, for Smog Licensed Techni- Cherry Ln. Est., 2/gar, ctrl cian/Mechanic. Call Ray heat & A/C, fplc, 1440 sq.ft 661-330-4565 house, close to shopping, lndscd yd w/gdnr. back fncd $1,250+Sec., 661-816-6149

Drivers: Training Class A-CDL. Train and work for Rentals us! Professional and focused training for your 2+1 Cute remodeled Class A-CDL. You choose detached condo, sm private between Company Driver, bkyd, $750/mo 858-3359 Owner Operators, Lease Operator or Lease Trainer. 3 bdrm 1 bath with stove & (877) 369-7091 www.cenrefrigerator, Beech Street. $900 per month, (Cal-SCAN) call 661-805-4208 Driver - Two raises in first year. Qualify for any portion of $.03/mile quarterly bonus: $.01 Safety, $.01 Production, $.01 MPG. 3 months OTR experience. 800-414-9569 (Cal-SCAN)


GH, 3+2, near grd. sch., a/c 4 yrs. new, granite, laudry rm. $1100 + sec. 663-9490 BVS, 3+3 + huge shop. New carpet, paint, great location. $1,750 long term lease. Owner 310-903-3663 Rent/buy option. 3 bedroom, 3 baths, views. GH. 661-822-1228 FREE RENTAL LIST available. 4 Seasons Realty. 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT EHO 4 Seasons Realty

Professional Office with reception area, Old Towne $250/month 821-0518 New homes are found every week in the classifieds... check them out 1,800 SF, great location in downtown Tehachapi, avail. July 1st, $1,800/mo. 661-917-2760 for info 20300 #D Valley Blvd. (Corner of Santa Lucia) Professional building-office space approx 1000 sq ft. $800 mo. 4 Seasons Realty 822-RENT. EOH

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Acreage and Lots

Homes for Sale 5 + 3, 3 acres in Tehachapi, view, off grid solar, horses ok, Mtn. Meadows. For rent & income potential: 1 bedroom cabin on property. $169,500, owner financing 15% down. 818-679-4642

Nice lot near gate, power close by, beautiful view, Reindeer lot 65. $49,000 obo 310-770-6192

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Houses Quality homes for rent. View listings @ Call Kathy Carey @ 661-331-1514. Serving Tehachapi for 25 years! GH 21201 Santa Barbara, 3+2, FP, lg bk yrd, storage shed, 2 car gar, corner lot, $1165 + $1500 dep. 661-972-6580

21421 Brook Dr. $900 Rent $900 Deposit 3 Bedrooms 1 Bath W/D Hookups, 2 Car Gar, Large Lot, Section 8 ok 661-863-0000

220 E. J St $900 Rent $900 Deposit 3 Bedrooms 1 Bath W/D Hookups, Large Lot, Section 8 Ok (661)863-0000 In Town, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, $900/mo + sec dep, 823-7936 In town, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, double garage, new paint, carpet, $1075 + deposit. 661-972-9654 3+2, nat gas, newer home in Golden Hills. $899. 661-822-8340

405 Pauley St. $850 Rent $850 Deposit 3 Bedrooms 1 Bath W/D Hookups, Garage, Section 8 ok 661-863-0000

Apartments 1+1, Garage $495mo + Deposit Section 8 ok call 661-706-8853

Golden Hills. Beautiful 2 Bd apts with washer/dryer hook-ups. Some garages. Grass not gravel, Flowers not weeds, owner maintained not property mgrs. Good neighbors. Water and trash paid. call Laura 661-822-8856 GH 2 + 1 fnced yard, forced heating & A/C, newer unit, cul-de-sac, small pet ok. $650/mo. 821-0518 2+1 GH, W/D hookup, A/C, backyard, well maintained. avail. now. $695/mo. No pets, no smoke. 822-3540 GH 2+1, utility room w/ W/D hookups, A/C, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, garage +1 parking space, pd water & trash, $650/mo + dep. 661-752-5720

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27750 Stallion Springs Dr.

Rick Warren REALTOR® DRE 01766121



“Rick always had time for us. He also took hours upon hours to show us homes. He is extremely polite and will give as much time as you need. He just does his job well and in a professional manner. I would use Rick again with no hesitation.” ~Mr. & Mrs. L. GOLDEN HILLS






Naylan Bender REALTOR DRE #01547541

OUTSTANDING Great custom home on

SO NICE! 4BR/3BA View Home on 3

2+ acres, apprx. 2,977 square feet living area with a total of apprx. 4,777 sq.ft. under roof (per appraiser), 4BR’s or 3+ studio, 3BA, Living & FR, dining area & so much more! $325,000

combined lots, apprx. 3,172 sq.ft., surrounded by oak trees, Skylights, & unique Craftsmanship at every angle. $325,000 #9964730 CALL US TO SEE OTHER WONDERFUL BVS PROPERTIES!


BEST RENTALS HOMES 19510 Banducci: GREAT LOCATION CLOSE TO TOWN. This split wing floor offers two large master suites with two full baths. Nicely landscaped yard with great covered patio. Landscaping and water included. Small gentle breed dog welcomed. This is a must see call today to preview. $1050 a month + $1050 Sec. deposit 21320 Silver Creek Way: HORSE PROPERTY! This home has it all from a large open kitchen to a large great room with views. This multi-level home offers 4BR & 3BA. There is plenty of room with the large two car garage and detached shop. There are two pipe corrals on the property and a tack room for your horses. This home is located right on the Bear Valley horse trail system. $2,500 a month + $2,500 Sec. deposit.


apprx. 1,724 sq.ft. on view lot overlooking an oak forest and mountains, at end of cul de sac, in Golden Hills. Hardwood floors, volume wood ceilings, brick counter tops, french doors, spacious rear and side decking, exterior cedar siding. $209,500 #9966413

GREAT HOME in Golden Hills West. Features 3BR/2BA, apprx 1,759 sq.ft., laminated flooring in halls, family room and kitchen, vaulted ceilings, walk in closet in master bedroom. Call for special financing details! $174,900 #9965508 CALL US TO SEE OTHER WONDERFUL GOLDEN HILLS PROPERTIES!




21811 Stone Place: GOLDEN HILLS: THIS 3BR/2BA HOME IS A MUST SEE. Lg open floor plan & ready for a fast move in. Great cul-de-sac location. Spotless with many upgrades throughout. Small pet ok with additional deposit. $1250 a month + $1250 Sec. deposit


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







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 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 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.


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

GET IT WHILE YOU CAN! Must see this delightful 3BR/1.75BA, apprx. 1,321 sq.ft. home situated on a 0.28 acre lot in beautiful Golden Hills West. Ready for you with a new roof, new interior paint, new appliances & new flooring. Call for details on special financing for as little as 3% down! $179,900 #9966382



STUNNING CUSTOM HOME in a wonderful location and a beautiful setting offering 3BR/ 2.5BA, apprx. 2,350 sq.ft. with open split wing floor plan, vaulted ceilings, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and fireplace. Two person jetted tub in master bath, oversized shower, custom tile flooring, skylights and so much more. Gorgeous! $399,900 #9966436





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! $265,000 #9966381




MUST SEE! 3BR/2BA , apprx. 1,953 sq.ft. BEAUTIFUL LOCATION Very nice 3BR/ 2BA,

HORSE PROPERTY Amazing Renovation of this 3BR/

apprx 1,366 sq.ft. home overlooking the Bear Valley Springs golf course. Open living area with fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Spacious bedrooms. On natural gas and sewer. Come see! $159,500 #9966024 COME SEE! 11AM-

1.75BA beautiful home! Apprx 1,602 sq.ft., Nice, bright kitchen, pantry, Corian counters, peninsula/breakfast bar, new wood burning fp, 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!! $249,999 #9966277 COME SEE! 10AM-1PM




home, very well-maintained with loads of amenities, granite counters in kitch. & bath., built-in stainless steel kitchen appl., pantry, stacked stone fireplace, & slate patio. Circular driveway, storage shed, RV access and an oversized garage! $379,900 #9965122

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




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! $345,000 #9966386


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! $198,500 #9966419


beautiful oak trees. 3BR/3BA, apprx. 2,623 sq.ft wonderfully remodeled home, LG country kitchen, custom cabinetry & granite countertops. Huge detached RV Garage & Workshop space. Beautiful flat acreage. Enjoy cherries, nectarines, pears & peaches. Horses okay! $488,400 #9965328 COME SEE! 10AM-3PM

HURRY! Here’s a great City home 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 & shower in Master bath & walk in closet in the Master BR. Fenced back yard & tile roof. So nice!

$199,500 #9966189 COME SEE! 10AM-1PM

2,135 sq.ft., built in 2006 sits on 1.94 acres with spacious great room w/ vaulted ceilings, skylights, surround sound & fireplace. Kitchen opens to great room and has granite counters, center island, skylight and pantry. Exterior composite deck, RV parking & circle driveway. $419,000 #9966111

1,702 sq.ft,new carpet, new interior paint, new appliances & new wooden privacy fencing. Don’t wait. Call Sue Chandler to hear more details and about the special financing incentives, too. $199,900 #9966316



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! $269,500 #9965203

COUNTRY OAKS LOCATION! on 2.81 acres with


SHOWPLACE! Newer craftsman-style home w/

3 master suites & an open “Chef’s Kitchen” in apprx. 2,622 sq.ft.! Liv. Rm has mahogany-lined bookshelves, magnificent kitchen w/custom Elmira Stoveworks appliances; 6-car garage/ workshop w/ample electrical; Gorgeous country views! $425,000 #9964537 CALL US TO SEE OTHER WONDERFUL COUNTY PROPERTIES!



AMAZING 3BR/2BA + Office, apprx. 1,975 sq.ft.

home in Orchard Glen KB tract. Granite kitchen with cherry cabinets and black appliances including double oven & refrigerator. New carpet in hall and two bedrooms, crown molding in master, remodeled master bath. Landscaped back yard with stamped colored concrete patio. Wow! $250,000 #9966198

U CED RE D RIGHT IN TOWN! Established neighborhood, 3BR/1.75BA, apprx 1,260 sq.ft, new interior paint, new carpet, large eat-in kitchen, good amount of storage space, brick fireplace, new roof, large fenced backyard with in ground pool. Pool needs work and is not in working order. Call about potential special financing! $139,900 #9966209


GREAT LOCATION! Affordable horse property

PURE SERENITY! Relax and thoroughly enjoy

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

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. $212,000 #9966034


ADORABLE HOME 3BR/1.75BA, with a


new roof, new interior paint, new flooring, and many other repairs performed. Purchase this property for as little as 3% down! Call for details on special financing. Hurry!

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. Great backyard w/deck w/ covered patio! $279,900

$155,500 #9966314


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