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LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your decision to be upfront with colleagues on a touchy matter causes some consternation at first. But in the end, your honesty wins their trust and admiration.

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You know how to balance life's practical aspects with the poetic. This gives you a special edge this week in both your professional endeavors and your personal life.

SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) As in the past, someone again wants to share a secret with you, knowing it will be safe. But do you really want to be this person's confidante? Think about it.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Focus on keeping a balance between your home-related activities and your workplace responsibilities. Be mindful of both without obsessing over one or the other.

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) As one of nature's straight shooters, you seek to correct misconceptions about a project. Do so, of course, but without giving away too much too soon.

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A change in plans is likely as you discover more facts about a possible commitment. Continue to ask questions and, if you're not sure about the answers, demand proof.

CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Creative pursuits continue to be strong in the gifted Goat's aspect. New friendships can come from sharing these experiences with like-minded art aficionados.

LEO (July 23 to August 22) Be careful not to let that Leonine pride keep you from seeking wise, experienced counsel before making an important decision. A family member once again seeks your help.

AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Resolve lingering grumblings over your way of doing things by keeping your mind open to suggestions while continuing to show how your plans will work.

VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) That surge of Virgo energy drives you to take on more work assignments. Be careful you don't overdo it, or you might find yourself overdone: i.e., burned out.

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Arts & Entertainment Upcoming Events Events may be subject to cancellation and/or early ticket purchase or reservation; please check referenced website or phone numbers, for updates.

• Moving On 1st and 3rd Sunday • The Geezers 2nd Friday • Craig Shaw 2nd and 4th Sunday • Mountain Pass 3rd Saturday

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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.

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

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: fiddlerscrossing.org • Laurence Juber guitarist extraordinaire, June 9; 3 p.m. • John Zipperer & Friends, Saturday, June 29; 7 p.m., $15. Antelope Valley Community Concert Season • Lancaster 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., 661-9452633: Call for show schedule. www.avcommunityconcerts.org

Dog House Saloon • Tehachapi 777 West Tehachapi Blvd., 8224200. • Dead Mary Saturday, May 25, classic rock 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd. 822-6794. • Full Moon Drumming CIrcle Saturday, May 25; 6 to 8 p.m. Bring drums,

Lancaster Performing Arts • Lancaster 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. For schedule and tickets go to: lpac.org. The Fox Theatre • Bakersfield 2001 H. St. Tickets and information: foxtheatreonline.com. • An Evening with Steve Miller Band May 19; 7:30 p.m. • Primus 3D: May 29; 8 p.m. • Michael Jackson HIStory June 22; 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”) 9 p.m. - close. 777 West Tehachapi Blvd. 822-4200. 58 Restaurant & Bar • Tehachapi 480 Steuber Rd., 822-9992. See MORE• Page 7

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Tehachapi Heritage League celebrates 40 years Forty years ago the newly-formed Tehachapi Heritage League was busy getting ready to open its first museum. This year the organization has a number of activities planned to help celebrate its 40th anniversary. The Tehachapi Museum opened on July 4, 1973, in a tiny building on Tehachapi Boulevard and moved to its present building — the former library building — on South Green Street in downtown Tehachapi in 1982. Across the street is the Errea House Museum, a restored home showing the rural lifestyle of Tehachapi, circa 1900 to 1930. Tehachapi Heritage League President Charles White said it has taken many people many years to create the opportunities for residents and visitors to have places to connect with local history. The current board recognizes that the work we've done was made possible by all the work in the past and we thank everyone who has helped build the organization and our museums over the years, he said. Both museums are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., and additionally on the first Friday of each month from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. as part of “First Friday Downtown” festivities. Additionally, special events at the

private residence near the museum for an evening of wine pairings with appetizers. Reservations are highly recommended as this much anticipated event is expected to sell out. • Saturday, July 27: A Step Back in Time to Old Tehachapi 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday, Aug. 17 & Sunday, Aug. 18: Mountain Festival Celebrations at the Museum, Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Monday, Sept. 2: Tehachapi Museum Garden Party, for museum docents and volunteers. • Sunday, Sept. 8: A Look at Climate Change with Meteorologist Miles Muzio, 4-6 p.m., $15, Beekay Theatre.

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Tehachapi Heritage League board members, from left, Judy Reynolds, Charles White, Harold Cox and Del Troy, at the Tehachapi Museum. Other current board members are Ken Mazie, Debi Haynes and Rich Erdman. On May 18, visit a Tehachapi Museum in recognition of National Museum Day. Extra docents will be available to tell you about the Kawaiisu Exhibit, the Tehachapi Museum and the Errea House Museum. Open from noon to 4 p.m. museum during 2013 include: • Saturday, June 1: Yard Sale at the Errea House, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday, June 15: Downtown Mystery Walk, 7 p.m., $20, limited to 50 people, 12 years of age and older.

• Thursday, July 4: Happy Birthday, Tehachapi Museum, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Help celebrate the 40th birthday of the Tehachapi Museum! • Saturday, July 13: An Evening of Wine Pairings 5-7 p.m., $25. Join us at a

• Saturday, Sept. 14: Twilight Tour of Tomo Kahni, 5 p.m., $20. Reservations mandatory. • Sunday, Oct. 6: Field Trip to Kern Valley Museum 9 a.m., free. • Friday, Dec. 6: First Friday at the Museum and Opening Night of the Christmas Sale 5-8 p.m., free. Sale continues on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Dec. 22. Don’t miss the traditional holiday visit to the Errea House, beautifully decorated for Christmas and the perfect place to find a unique local gift.

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Red House BBQ’s ‘Festival of Beer’ This Saturday, May 18, beer connoisseurs from near and far will once again have the opportunity to partake in Red House BBQ’s annual “Festival of Beer.� Reputed as a seriously discerning beer show, this event showcases beers produced and provided by members of the “Big Brew Theory,� a local home brew club. Featuring more than 15 different and custom beers, this show serves to share the talents of mainly local private brewmasters. According to Red House BBQ’s owner, Mano Lujan, “this event is

inviting to a different level of beer drinker,� ones who not only enjoy a palate pleasing beer, but who like to have serious discussions about the quality and characteristics of what they are consuming ...much like in the style of wine metaphor language.� Seating is limited to 150 persons maximum for this beer show. Tickets are available only at Red House BBQ, and are $40 for combination beer and food, and $20 for designated driver tickets (food only). Purchase of advance tickets is recommended. There will be

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arts-based blind/seeing discussions and experiences. The exhibition will travel for one year among the various communities of Kern County. The exhibition includes tactile and interactive art works by Eileen Ettinger, Iva Fendrick, Enemerio Galvan, Justin Jennings, David Leitch, Marcy Holbrook, Bill Malis, Brian Stanton, Dan Slayton,

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• Line Dancing Thursdays, beginners 6 to 7 p.m., regulars 7 to 9 p.m. • Karaoke Fridays, 8 p.m. to closing. 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: tctonstage.com. • North Woods Nonsense May 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 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, theatreaddict.com •Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Directed by Pat Kerley, 7 p.m. on June 7-9, 14, 15, 21- 23. 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 csub.edu.theatre. Rabobank Theater • Bakersfield 1001 Truxtun Ave. Tickets: bakersfieldcca.org. • Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing June 4; 7 p.m. and June 5; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Lancaster Performing Arts • Lancaster 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. lpac.org. • Rodger’s and Ham-

merstein’s Oklahoma May 17 at 8 p.m.; May 18 at 2 and 8 p.m.; May 19 at 2 p.m.

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: • 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 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 22, 24; $30/class, for adults and young folk. • 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

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 award-winning high school cellist is the Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition winner. Bakersfield resident Anna McCoy is expected to bring melodic depth and agility to Saint-Saëns’ 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. Directed by David Newby, the orchestra will also play Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D Major and partner with the Tehachapi Symphonic 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.” Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus will also 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 tehachapiorchestra.com.

Offering the Latest in All Laser Treatments Cane with Cathy Clark May 19, 1 to 4 p.m; $35 • Hollow Earth Clay Sculpture with Susanna Monette May 23, 10 a.m. -1 p.m; $35 materials Included. Learn to create hollow sculptures from earth based clay. Pieces created will be dried and fired. • Watercolor Seminar "Pelicans" by Misty Mountain Painters, taught by Nancy Waldron, Saturday, May 25; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..  Please contact Teri Gracey (661) 822-4153 or terigracey67@hotmail.com for information and reservations. • Polymer Clay Speckled Petal Cane with Cathy Clark June 2; 1 to 4 p.m. $35 plus materials. • Dream Catcher Weaving with Susanna Monette June 8; 1-4p.m. $30 materials included. College Community Services – Family Learning Center • Tehachapi 107 S. Mill St. Ste. B; Offers free classes for people affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. 661822-4639 • Art Classes Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tools, paints, canvas, and other misc. materials provided. • Calligraphy Classes Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30; 2–3 p.m. Calligraphy pens and paper provided. • Sewing Sensations May 20; Materials and sewing machines provided. Call for times. Bakersfield Art Association • Bakersfield 1817 Eye St., www.bakersfieldartassociation.org., 869-2320 (unless otherwise noted) • Very beginning acrylic painting; Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m., 2053488, tlframer@gmail.com. • Beginning drawing and watercolor for highschool students and adults; First and third Mondays, 6 - 8 p.m., 330-2676 • Beginning oil painting Fridays, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., 399-3707 • Composition Mondays, 2 - 5 pm., must call first: 333-4488 • Pencil lovers group Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 9 See MORE • Page 8

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a.m. - noon., 760-3766604, bradshawartist@earth link.net. • Fun with watercolorpen & ink: Every Wednesday 9:30a.m. 12:30 p.m. 872-2332 • Framing clinic: Every Wednesday, 1 - 4 p.m., 205-3488 • 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@ya hoo.com • Experimental Watercolor Studio with Phyllis Oliver, meets on 3rd Monday of the month, 9 a.m.-noon. Pre-register 661-348-4717 or pegoliver@ix.netcom.com

• BINGO Fun Wednesday May 29; 3 – 4 p.m. • Happy Healthy Eating Tuesdays, May 7, 21, 28; 11 a.m. - noon.

Other Activities

Treasure Trove • Tehachapi 116 East Tehachapi Blvd. 8226794. • Rainbow Potluck (LGBTQ) June 15; 6-8 p.m. Celebrate Tehachapi gay pride. Bring a dish to share.

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

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Exhibitions Beale Memorial Library • Bakersfield 701 Truxtun Ave., 868-0701. • Art in Touch Now through June 10. A traveling tactile and interactive exhibition that provides a high-quality art experience for everyone including the blind and visually impared. Spon-

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Events Beer Show at Red House BBQ • Tehachapi 426 East Tehachapi Blvd. Saturday May 18, starting at 4 p.m. Featuring a minimum of 15 different local home brews. $40 all you can eat and drink. ($20 for food only.) 661822-0772 Twilight Tours - Feline Conservation Center • Rosamond June 22 and Sept. 21, 5 p.m. Tickets and information: cathouse-fcc.org, 2563793.

Springtyme Faire • Tehachapi June 8; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., June 9; 10 p.m. - 4 p.m., at Railroad Park in downtown, under the watertower. Only unique handcrafted gifts, fine works of art, fantastic food and more! Sponsored by Tehachapi Valley Arts Association. 661-330-8607 www.galleryngifts.com Memorial Day Sierra Arts & Crafts Festival • Kernville May 25, 26 and 27, all day. Information: 760-379-2844, krvaa.org. Kern County Nut Festival • Bakersfield June 15, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kern County Museum, 3801 Chester Ave. 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: kcnutfest.com or call 661-868-8400.

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Health & Fitness Ask the Doctor

When skin patches lose all color BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. CONTRIBUTING WRITER

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have vitiligo, and it keeps spreading over my body. My father had it on his legs. I'm an older lady of brown complexion. This vitiligo is so embarrassing. I wear slacks every day, except to church. Do you know of any cover-ups for it? --C. ANSWER: Vitiligo is the loss of special skin cells called melanocytes, cells that produce the pigment melanin, which gives skin its color. The loss comes about because of an immune attack on those pigment cells. Genes are one of the ingredients that lead to vitiligo. Your father is an example of the genetic influence. The skin patches devoid of melanocytes and melanin become chalky white and are most noticeable on people with dark skin. The patches appear on the face, in circles around the mouth and eyes, on the neck, trunk, arms and legs. Stronger varieties of cortisone in creams, lotions and

gels often can coax melanocytes back into the depigmented skin. Many users have enjoyed success with skin applications of pimecrolimus (Elidel cream) or tacrolimus (Protopic ointment). Ultraviolet light, along with the oral psoralen drugs, is another way of repigmenting vitiliginous skin. Quite a few people with vitiligo find it more convenient to apply cosmetic agents to cover the white patches and make them blend with adjacent skin. Covermark (800524-1120), Dermablend (800662-8011) and Cover Fx (416-665-7444) are three popular products. I've included the phone numbers of the manufacturers in case you cannot find the products in your area. The National Vitiligo Foundation, Inc., will provide you with information on the many

ways that vitiligo is treated. The website is www.nvfi.org, and the phone number (not toll-free) is 513-541-3903. You'll find the foundation to be a friend that can help you cope with vitiligo. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Our friend, age 86, has Alzheimer's disease. She sees a neurologist every four months. Some days, she is lucid; other days, she's out in left field. She lives alone and drives a car. She recently got lost, but recovered and came home safely. Her children live out of town. We, her friends, think the time has come for our friend to give up independent living. What criteria are used to make this decision? -- C.F. ANSWER: Your friend's lapses fill the criteria that indicate a need for assisted living. Although 50 percent of people with a degree of dementia make this decision for themselves, that leaves 50 percent who do not. Giving up one's home and one's car has unpleasant ramifications for

that half who want to continue living independently. Close relatives can convince these people that they need help. A doctor can step in and strongly advise such moves. You and your friends would do this woman a service by contacting her children and telling them exactly what you have told me. The booklet on Alzheimer's diseases discusses it and its treatments. Reader can obtain a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue -- No. 903W, 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. 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 328536475. © 2013 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved

Nighttime do’s and don’ts BY DR. NINA SHAPIRO CONTRIBUTING WRITER

No sugar A bowl of frosted marshmallow flakes or a scoop of ice cream can be very tempting as nighttime snack. Sugary foods will cause a sudden spike in blood sugar levels, followed by a crash one to two hours later. This may lead to restlessness and nighttime wakening. Avoiding sugar will help relax the body before bed and enhance both depth of sleep and sleep quality.

Raise your glass Thinking of having a glass of wine during or after dinner? Opt for a glass of milk instead! Milk is one of the few foods that contain See CATCHING • Page 11

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night’s rest.

the amino acid tryptophan, which has a sedative effect. It also has calcium and vitamin D, which have been linked to help curb those sleepless nights.

To do list

Shut off Most of us aren’t getting enough sleep because we’re always “ON.” We’re over-scheduled and over-stimulated with television, computers, smart phones and other electronic devices. Why not dedicate the last hour before bed to you? Take the time to decompress, take a bath and turn off electronic devices. Doing so will keep your mind at peace, preparing you for a good

If find yourself thinking of things you need to do after you’ve left the office for the day, write them down on a piece of paper (or your phone’s notepad) and put them away. Not only will you have a clear roadmap for the next morning, but you’ll also clear your head and focus on rest.

Positivity We all know the feeling: grouchiness, drowsiness, lack of concentration. The National Sleep Foundation reports that sleep deprivation has been associated with over 100,000 car accidents a year, poor school

or job performance and behavioral problems. Getting a good night’s sleep sets you up for success and a more positive outlook to the day. DR. NINA SAHPIRO is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nina Shapiro has been on faculty of the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery since 1997. She’s currently an Associate and a professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine. At the Sleep Apnea Center, she has treated tens of thousands of patients with sleep disorders. She’s the author of two books, has written over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 book chapters. She is a regular guest on the TV show "The Doctors," and has appeared on "Extra" LifeChangers, CBS "The Early Show", NPR, the Los Angeles Times and The Hallmark Channel's "Home and Family."

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

Cycling Events The Challenge at Tejon Ranch: Run, Walk, and Ride for a Cure • Lebec on May 18 at 9 a.m. register at active.com for $45. There will be a 10 mile or 20 mile mountain bike circuit. Tejon Ranch is located at 1401 Crane Canyon Rd. For more information email Dawn.Kurtz@lls.org. This event benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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.

Crossfit 7Crossfit Tehachapi • Bear Valley Springs Gate pass required. For information call Melissa, 858-248-5598 or visit website, crossfittehachapi.com. Indian Hills Crossfit • Tehachapi 207 E. "H" St., 661-972-8936 or 300-1517 or see website, indianhillscrossfit.com.

Exercise Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District • Tehachapi 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 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. Moving to the Music• Tehachapi a low impact core rythym exercise class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m. at College Community Services-Family Learning Center, 107 S. Mill St. Suite B. 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.

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This event benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 2nd Annual Kern County Sheriff’s Benefit Association Honor Run• Bakersfield on Saturday, May 25 at Hart Park, 7000 Alfred Harrel Highway, at 8 a.m. Preregistration closed on Friday, May 10. Visit the facebook page https://www.facebook.c om/honor.run

Martial Arts

9a.m. to 3 p.m. Tehachapi Martial Arts Center, 20418 Brian Way. 823-0621, TMAC@TehachapiMartialArtsCenter.com.

Motorsports 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.

Spectator Events

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. Bully Class • Tehachapi May 17, 5 p.m to 6 p.m. Tehachapi Martial Arts Center, 20418 Brian Way. 823-0621, TMAC@TehachapiMartialArtsCenter.com. Combat Hapkido Seminar • Tehachapi May 18,

Clear Channel Stadium • Lancaster 45116 Valley Central Way. • 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. • Lancaster Jethawks vs. Visalia Rawhide on May 30- June 1 at 7 p.m. and June 2 at 2 p.m. Sam Lynn Ballpark • Bakersfield 4009 Chester Ave. • 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: editorial@tehachapinews.com or call 823-6360.

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Journey

Explore nature at Descanso Gardens BY MATTHEW MARTZ TEHACHAPI NEWS

Just over 100 miles from downtown Tehachapi is a 150acre gem that highlights the beauty of nature through an internationally renowned botanical collection and a variety of seasonal horticultural displays. Once owned by newspaper magnate E. Manchester Boddy, Descanso Gardens in the La Canada neighborhood of Los Angeles County stands as a symbol of one man’s love for botanical plants. Wanting to preserve the site, Boddy donated his gardens to the county in 1953 and since then it has been magnificently maintained for thousands of visitors to experience each year. But the gardens just aren’t for botanists; ornithologists (bird watchers) also enjoy the serene surroundings. And just past the five-acre rose garden with its collection of the All-America Rose Selections winners since 1940, is the bird observation station and lake, which provides a shelter and nesting area for a wide variety of birds, waterfowl and other animals.

Like a natural playground for winged and legged critters alike, each section of Descanso Gardens is unique, especially to southern California. Like the dryraked garden, modeled after a Shen garden in Kyoto. The Shen garden brings the spirit of the Fareast to the foothills of Los Angeles, providing spectacular fall foliage changes, which cloak the beautiful blue tile roofing of the full moon teahouse nestled in the midst of flowering branches and vines. There is also a Shinto bridge and a Japanese farmhouse that sit beside a meandering path, which leads directly to the Boddy house — a 12,000square-foot, 22-room mansion that served as the family’s residence during their time of ownership. Tucked into a hillside, today the house offers a rare glimpse of glamour from a bygone era and is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Other areas of the gardens include, nature’s table, an eightacre garden planted with fruit trees and seasonal vegetables

along with herbs and edible flowers, the harvest garden, lilac garden and the oak forest. While self-guided walks are the way most visitors enjoy the gardens, guided tram tours are available for a small fee. Another way to get a unique perspective is via the Enchanted Railroad, a 1/8 replica of a diesel train that travels a section of the gardens near the promenade. The railroad operates from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets for the railroad and the tram can be purchased at the visitor center where there is also a gift shop and the Descanso Café. Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada Flintridge and is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General is $8, $6 for seniors, $3 for children 5 to 12 years and under 5 are free. Parking is also free. Because the gardens are an outside experience, all schedules are subject to weather and availability. It is advised to call ahead before visiting, 818-949-4200.

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A view of the Japanese garden at Descanso from the teahouse

Oak trees with red-camellia blooms brighten Descanso Gardens

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Why do turtles sold as pets have a size limit? Q&As from the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife BY CARRIE WILSON CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Question: Is there a size limit on the sale of turtles that are sold as pets? (Robert Bruce, Antioch) Answer: Yes, federal and state laws require that turtles must have a carapace length of at least 4 inches to be imported, sold or distributed (California Code of Regulations Title 17, section 2612.1). This restric-

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This is a Red-Eared Slider,a common turtle in the pet trade. They compete in the wild with our native Western Pond Turtle, so they should never be released.

tion was brought into effect under the Public Health Services Act by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1975 to address the problem of Salmonella infections in children. I have heard this size was determined to help prevent children from putting these small reptiles into their mouths. Prior to the ban there were an estimated 250,000 cases of turtle Salmonellosis in children and infants that were associated with pet turtles in the United States. For more information, please go to: http://exoticpets.about.c om/od/reptilesturtles/a/t urtlesales.htm.

How to legally exchange bear skulls and claws? Question: Are there any regulations prohibiting someone from giving me a bear skull or claws if legally taken either in Cali-

fornia or out of state? No money or goods would be exchanged. Would I need to have proof to show where the parts came from or who gave them to me? (Tom H.) Answer: No. If the skull or claws were taken from a bear in California, and as long as no money or goods were exchanged for the acquisition, you may legally receive and possess these bear parts. If the bear parts are from a bear taken in another state, then you will need to follow the regulations for sale or gifting of bear parts from that state and submit a “Declaration for Entry” form, available online at www.dfg.ca.gov/enforcement/.

Sabiki rig Question: I frequently fish at the Point Arena pier but am not clear on a specific rule. I know you may only have two hooks on one fishing line, but is it legal to use a Sabiki rig with multiple small hooks to catch bait

fish? (Steve Lum) Answer: When fishing from Point Arena pier, you can use a fishing rod with multiple hooks as long as you don't have rockfish, cabezon, greenling or lingcod in your possession. If you happen to catch one of these species while using more than two hooks on your line, you must release the fish. You are limited to no more than one line and two hooks when fishing for rockfish, cabezon, greenling and lingcod, or if these species are in possession. On a public pier, you can use up to two fishing appliances (rod and reel, hoop net, crab trap, etc.) with no restrictions on the number of hooks (unless you are targeting the species mentioned above or have them in your possession).

Why early stop shooting times for turkeys? Question: I have been turkey hunting in California for several years and always wondered why the

shooting times are limited until only 4 pm. I have heard it protects them so they can return to roost in the evening, but this makes no sense since there is an over-abundance of turkeys in California, more than a lot of other states. Many other states allow turkey hunting until sundown, similar to big game. What’s the reason for this early shooting stop time? (Dave Johannes, Modesto) Answer: Shooting hours for the spring wild turkey season is always one-half hour before sunrise to 4 p.m. The reason for the early stop time in the spring (versus the stop time of sunset in the fall) is because the spring season occurs during turkey breeding season. Only the toms (and bearded hens) may be taken in the spring to allow the hens to nest successfully. The goal is to maximize the opportunities for hunters to take turkeys while protecting nesting hens. Setting this

early shooting stop time gives the birds a break from hunting pressure, allows the toms to return to the roost and the hens to get back to their nests. Historically, the stop time was 1 p.m., but as wild turkey numbers have flourished, the stop hunting time was moved to 4 p.m. Turkeys typically roost communally and may have only one or no more than a few trees where they roost at night. They become more vulnerable toward the end of the day as they return to their preferred roost. If the turkeys are disturbed along the way by gun shots, they may select unfamiliar roosting areas, thus making themselves more vulnerable to predation. 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 Cal.Outdoors@wildlife.ca.gov.

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(Family Features) Happy Hour. A time of day renowned the world over for relaxing just before dinner with small bites and small pours. To create your own happy hour at home for family and friends, try a bite-sized menu like this one that pairs light, flavorful dishes with food-friendly wines, such as Mirassou Winery's new red blend, Sunset Red. This Pinot Noir-based red blend features fresh, dark fruit flavors of black cherry and blackberry with notes of caramel and brown sugar. The wine's deep red color reflects shades of a bright California sunset and provides a perfect sipping experience as the day winds down and your happy hour begins.

bowl. Shape into 8 very flat patties. Grill, broil or pan fry for 3 minutes. Turn and top with cheese; cook for 2 minutes more. Serve on lightly toasted rolls with tomato, bacon and arugula. Recipe Tip: Dress arugula with a bit of olive oil and balsamic for extra flavor.

pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. To prepare fries, peel potatoes and cut into long 1/4 to 1/2-inch-thick strips; place in a large bowl of ice water to keep from browning. Remove a handful at a time and pat very dry between paper towels. Drop into 1 inch of hot oil (oil is hot enough when a few drops of water added start to pop) and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Drain well on paper towels and repeat with remaining potatoes. (Keep warm in a 300F oven.) Place in a large bowl and toss with remaining sea salt and spice mixture. Serve immediately with aioli.

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Sunset Sliders Pairs with Mirassou Sunset Red Servings: 8 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 6 to 8 minutes • 1 pound lean ground beef (preferably grass fed) • 1/2 cup finely chopped baby portabella mushrooms • 1/4 cup minced shallots or red onion • 1/4 cup Mirassou Sunset Red • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • Freshly ground pepper to taste • 1/2 cup shredded aged Gouda cheese • 8 brioche, ciabatta, or other small slider rolls • 8 thin Roma tomato slices • 4 strips cooked cherry wood or apple wood smoked bacon, broken in quarters • 5 to 6 baby arugula leaves Using your hands, mix beef, mushrooms, shallots, wine, rosemary, Dijon, salt and pepper in a medium

• 2 teaspoons garam masala • 1 teaspoon ground coriander • 1 teaspoon curry • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic Aioli: • 3 to 4 cloves garlic • 2 egg yolks • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Fries: • 2 pounds sweet potatoes • 2 pounds yams • Vegetable oil for frying • 1 teaspoon sea salt Stir together all spice mix ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Drop garlic cloves into a blender or food processor with the motor running. Add egg yolks and lemon juice and process briefly. Add oil in a slow, steady stream until mixture becomes thick and creamy. Stir in 2 teaspoons of spice mix and season with salt and

Cherry Bread Pudding Pairs with Mirassou Sunset Red Servings: 8 to 10 Prep time: 20 minutes Stand time: 2 to 8 hours Cook time: 30 to 35 minutes • 3 1/3 cups half and half • 1 cup sugar • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1teaspoon almond extract • 4 eggs • 8 cups (1-inch cubes) Challah or other sweet, eggy bread, lightly toasted • 1 can (15 ounces) pitted sweet cherries, well drained • 3 to 4 tablespoons coarse sugar Whisk together half and half, sugar, extracts and eggs until well mixed. Place in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish and add bread cubes. Stir lightly and push cubes down to coat completely with mixture; cover and refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours. Preheat oven to 325F and lightly butter 8 to 10 small (about 1 cup) ramekins. Fold cherries into bread mixture and spoon into ramekins; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Source: Mirassou Winery

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Practical Money Matters

Trim your wedding costs

BY JASON ALDERMAN CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they've become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs $28,427, and that doesn't even count the honeymoon. Wait, it gets worse. Among the more than 17,500 surveyed brides who got married in 2012, the average amount paid for a wedding dress was $1,211. On average they also spent $204 per wedding guest and dropped $12,905 for the reception venue. There are many ways to rein in wedding-related costs while still having a memorable event. Here are a few suggestions: • Create a budget. Unless you're a professional wedding planner, you'll probably be floored by how many expenses weddings can amass, including: wedding and engagement rings, invitations, postage, marriage license, clergy and location fees, flowers, bridal gown and groom's tuxedo, rehearsal dinner and reception, photography, catering, DJ or band, limousine, parking attendants, tips, gifts for wedding participants and honeymoon expenses. • Shop around. Bridal expos are a good way to meet a lot of vendors and gather ideas. Just don't get caught up in the excitement and commit to anything before you've done follow-up research. Some tips: Bring along someone from the wedding party as well as a trustworthy friend who isn't emotionally and financially connected to the wedding. You may feel pressured by vendors to sign contracts or put down deposits, but it's probably wiser to take their contact information and research them first. Create a separate email account for wedding vendor communications. Once you sign up for one offer or contest, believe me, your inbox will be swamped. After you've settled on vendors, get signed contracts that specify dates,

products, prices, deposit and payment terms, cancellation policies, liability insurance and whether tax and gratuities are included.

Here are a few suggestions for trimming costs: • Date flexibility. You'll get more bang for your buck offseason – a June wedding might cost 20 to 30 percent more than one in April or October. • Have your florist use in-season flowers. • Daytime weddings are often cheaper than evening events. • Instead of a hotel, consider lesscostly alternative reception venues like community centers, museums, city park clubhouses or other public facilities looking to earn extra income. Ask whether they have their own tables, chairs, sound and lighting systems; if not, add equipment rental costs into the equation. • A buffet dinner reception could save you $15 or more per guest compared to a plated dinner, because you're not paying for table service. Save even more by hosting an afternoon reception and serving lunch or hors d'oeuvres. • If you're hosting a large reception, have a smaller display cake for the cutting ceremony, with a sheet cake stored in the kitchen. • Serve wine, beer and one signature cocktail, instead of offering a full bar. • Consider renting or buying a second-hand wedding dress from a consignment shop, or an online specialty site. The same goes for grooms wear. • Hiring a disc jockey instead of a live band will save hundreds of dollars; plus you get a broader selection of music and a built-in emcee to move things along. One last budgeting tip: Limit the number of guests to ensure you can have a meaningful interaction with each. Remember, spending just one minute apiece with 300 guests would take five hours. JASON ALDERMAN directs Visas financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: twitter.com/PracticalMoney.

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Critter’s Corner

Teaching young pups and old dogs alike BY ELSA LARSEN CONTRIBUTING WRITER

It's Spring and now that the snow has melted (for most of us), many would-be dog owners are turning their attention to rescue lists, shelters and breeders. As I look at my own dog, a 10 year old Labrador Retriever named Lincoln curled up on the couch next to me, I cannot help but think about the time when she will no longer

be around. Who will come after her? I find myself vacillating back and forth between pup or older dog, pure bred or mixed breed. Though I may be unclear about which direction I would go in choosing a dog, I know for certain which skills that I would like to teach my new dog-any dog for that matter, be she young or old. Before I go into what I would consider my top

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five skills for dogs, I think it's important to understand some of the things that may influence how you teach a particular skill. Factors such as age, confidence, physical limitations, and motivation will each play a part in how you train. Let's address each one of these factors individually. Age: Puppies are blank slates and have had less time to rehearse and commit to unwanted behaviors. You can have real influence on a puppy by insuring that he or she has the continued opportunity to interact with other puppies and dogs after they leave their litter and by purposefully introducing them to as many sights, sounds and smells as you can (in a non threatening way) to help to create a confident, social animal. By managing their environment, you can keep unwanted behaviors from happening in the first place. But a puppy can be tough. They have limited concentration, they chew and eliminate indiscriminately and they require lots and lots of attention. If you choose to adopt an older dog, you may have to spend some time resolving and managing problem behaviors first. Your ability to socialize a dog beyond its "critical period" (to 12 weeks) is

limited, so while you may be able to influence somewhat your dog's confidence, pretty much what you see is what you get. But unlike puppies an older dog may already have progressed through their super destructive chew period and with proper supervision should have the capacity to be easily housetrained. Training an adolescent dog comes with its own set of challenges. Dogs hit adolescence around five months and adolescence can last until the

dog is two or three depending on the breed and individual animal. Adolescence is characterized by more independent thinking; dogs will become less interested in you and more interested in the environment. Dogs go through their final phase of teething during this time. There is also a fear period associated with this phase - confident dogs may suddenly turn shy and fearful. Acquiring an adolescent dog will require that you be consistent in your management and training. Doing so will insure that you both make it through this time happy and whole. Confidence or the lack thereof: Learning is stressful. Keep an eye on your dog while training and watch for signs of stress - yawning, bows, scratching in the middle of a training session, shake-offs (like the dog is trying to shake off water). These behaviors don't necessarily indicate that your dog is unduly traumatized by learning, in fact, there is a good type of stress (called eustress) that actually enhances learning. Distress, the bad kind of stress, is what you are trying to avoid. You can do that by keep-

ing your training sessions short (three to five minutes for newbies.) Raise your criteria gradually, for example, if you are working on a downstay with the dog alone in the kitchen and you are asking for a 30 second stay, if you bring the dog outdoors to work on a stay understand this context will be much more difficult for the dog to perform in. Perhaps you work on a five second stay to begin with. Don't make things so difficult for your dog that he gives up. Set your dog up to be successful. The mores successes your dog has under his doggy belt, the more confident he will become. You will see an animal that loves learning and will therefore be more inclined to work for you even in the most difficult kind of situations. Avoiding stress will keep your dog engaged in the training process. Physical limitations: A dog's capacity to perform certain tasks can be limited by physical impairments. Limitations such as deafness and blindness would be obvious impediments (but not insurmountable, by the way) but something like advanced age or lameness or injury See MOTIVATION • Page 18

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Host a deliciously fresh brunch (Family Features) Meals just taste better when you make them with fresh ingredients. So when you're hosting a brunch, look for recipes that make the most of fresh, seasonal flavors, and ingredients that come from close to home. • In-season fruits and vegetables tend to be better quality, have better flavor, and be less expensive. Whether you grow them yourself or get them at a farmers market or grocery store, take advantage of vitaminrich produce at its peak. Use them in recipes or serve as part of a fruit and cheese plate. • Turn fresh produce into a beautiful centerpiece. Fill a bowl with colorful whole fruits and fresh flowers; or add citrus slices and small fruits to a bowl of water with floating candles. • Plan a variety of easy-to-make brunch dishes to satisfy guests. Quiches with fresh vegetables, make-ahead savory casseroles, and fresh fruit medleys or leafy green salads all make great brunch choices. This delightful brunch recipe for Strawberry Ricotta Stuffed Whole Grain French Toast pairs ripe, juicy strawberries with Roman Meal whole grain bread and a decadent creamy filling. A good source of vitamin D and fiber, and an excellent source of calcium, Roman Meal Original (Sandwich and Round Top) bread has 21 grams of whole grains per serving. And because it's baked in regional bakeries across the United States, it's never frozen or shipped long distances, giving you another way to add freshness to your table. You can find more deliciously fresh brunch ideas at www.romanmeal.com.

Strawberry Ricotta Stuffed Whole Grain French Toast Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8 minutes Servings: 4 • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar • 4 large eggs, beaten • 1/2 cup milk • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided • 8 slices Roman Meal bread • 2 cups fresh, sliced strawberries, divided • Nonstick cooking spray • Powdered sugar • Maple syrup (optional) Combine ricotta cheese, sugar and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla in small bowl; mix well. Combine eggs, milk and remaining vanilla in shallow bowl; mix well. Spread ricotta-sugar mixture evenly over 4 bread slices. Top each slice with 1/4 cup sliced strawberries and remaining bread slices to form 4 sandwiches. Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Carefully dip sandwiches in egg mixture, coating both sides. Cook on each side for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with remaining strawberries. Serve with maple syrup, if desired. Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 388; Total Fat 13g; Cholesterol 240mg; Sodium, 407mg; Total carbs 54.1g; Dietary fiber 3.7g; Protein 14.9g; Whole grains 21g. Source: Roman Meal

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Motivation helps with learning Continued from Page 16

may also inhibit certain behaviors or the capacity to process information. With an older dog you may need to modify your expectations. Does advanced age prohibit your elderly dog from being able to sit? Perhaps you teach her a solid down stay instead. Take your time, allow the old girl enough time to process information. Contrary to popular belief, you can teach an old dog new tricks. Motivation: To teach a new skill, your dog needs to be motivated to learn.

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in his life his left eye was injured. We have had the vet check him out and he says that Bootsie probably can’t see out of the eye but it does not need to be removed at this point. Bootsie needs to be an indoor-only cat.

micro-chipped. If you can give him the assurances he needs and a loving home, contact the Tehachapi Humane Society at 661-823-0699 or visit www.tehachapihumane.org for more information about Sport or other available animals.

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Sport Sweet little Sport Sport is a sweet little year old or so white Doxie/Chihuahua mix. When he came to us he was very timid and would hide his face under your armpit. He is now much better, but still wanting assurance. He will be playing with the other dogs and will stop to run over to his foster mom to make sure she is still there and glad to see him then he runs back to play. He is all white when he’s clean. Very mild mannered, likes to ride in the car but wants to be in your lap. He does chase cats if they run from him, but if they don't run, there’s no chasing. He is shaped like a Doxie, but we’ve been told he probably has Chihuahua in the mix. He is neutered, current on shots and is

• Tehachapi Humane Society - 823-0699, 21600 Golden Star, Tehachapi. Visit the THS website at www.tehachapihumane.petfinder.org. • Have a Heart Humane Society Society750-2261, 1121 W. Valley Blvd., Tehachapi. See adoptable dogs at www.haveahearthumanesociety.org. • Save Tehachapi’s Orphaned Pets (STOP)823-4100, contact@thestoppers.org, 785 Tucker Road, Tehachapi. Visit the STOP website at www.thestoppers.org. • Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue- Call Zach at 972-3852 or visit www.marleysmutts.com. • Doberman Pinscher SOS-886-1721. Visit the Dobie SOS website at www.dobiesos.net. 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 to:editorial@tehachapinews.com. For more information call Antony Earley, 823-6370.

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Noteworthy ‘Savor the Flavor,’ a celebration of food and drink on August 3 The Tehachapi Family Life Pregnancy Center presents “Savor the Flavor” on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Centennial Plaza in downtown Tehachapi. An evening of great food and drink, “Savor the Flavor” promises to blend local culinary specialties, great wine, and satisfying brews from California vinters and breweries, to create an event that is “uniquely Tehachapi, distinctively California.” Formerly “The Tehachapi Food and Wine Festival,” “Savor the Flavor” will be presented under the leadership of local non-profit organizations. The Tehachapi Life Pregnancy Center is the lead management agency and will be joined by Mainstreet Tehachapi, Tehachapi Kiwainis Club, Tehachapi

Valley Wrestling Club and Tehachapi Youth Football to bring the evening’s events together. All five non-profit organizations will benefit. “Savor the Flavor” will be re-designed and more exclusive than in previous years. “We want to give event-goers a more intimate experience. From the food to the music to the wine, “Savor the Flavor” will be relaxed and friendly charity event under the beautiful Tehachapi stars,” said Kim Nixon, Executive Director of the Pregnancy Center. Ticket sales will be limited to 600 and priced at $60 for regular admission. 50 V.I.P tickets will be sold at $100 each and available to the first 50 people wanting an extraordinary experience of food and drink. Centennial

Plaza will be filled with the sound of jazz; intimate seating areas will dot the landscape; distinctive appetizers, delicious desserts, execeptional wines and outstanding crafted beers will be served. A silent auction will feature another fun way to support the local non-profits. Tickets go on sale the first part of June and will be available online and at local ticket locations. “Savor the Flavor” 2013 promises to deliver an evening of great food, delicious wines, crafted beers, delectable desserts, and uncompromising fun. The evening will be “uniquely Tehachapi, distinctively California.” For more information contact Kim Nixon or Kele Main at 823-8255.

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Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication will be held at Bakersfield National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 2 p.m. Blue Star memorial markers are placed as a tribute to the men and women who have served, are serving, and will serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. The event is sponsored by Oasis Garden Club of Indian Wells Valley. For more information contact Sandra Nagel at 760-446-6240, or email naglee@verizon.net

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APARTMENTS GH, 2+1, open and spacious, w/d hookups, garage......................$640 GH, 1+1, fireplace, fridge, stove, large walk-in closet.....................$475 GH, 2+1, all new paint, carpet, vinyl, w/d hook-ups.....................$600 TOWN, 2+1, New paint & carpet, tile, garage........................$550 TOWN, 2+1, large closets, lots of kitchen cabinets, bkyard pets okay..$595 TIRED OF DEALING WITH YOUR RENTAL? 4 SEASONS REALTY, A PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., IS IN NEED OF MORE HOUSES TO RENT. WE DO ALL THE WORK WHILE YOU RELAX. CALL 822-3968.

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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 vsd840@att.net 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

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Bear Valley Springs 3 bdrms 2 bath House for Rent, on valley floor, multi-level with view, owner pays yearly community fees & yard maint., natural gas, w/d hkups, fplc, cats & small dogs ok, $1,000+ util., 661-821-0270

2+1 GH, W/D hookup, A/C, backyard, well maintained. avail. now. $695/mo. No pets, no smoke. 822-3540

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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 We are here to help you. Call 822-6828

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2+1 GH, central air, W/D hookup, $650 per month. In Town 3+2, fncd yard, Call 805-405-6010 lawn serv. incl. $1150/mo + NEED CLASS A CDL sec. 661-428-5693 FREE RENTAL LIST TRAINING? Start a CAREER available. 4 Seasons Realty. in trucking today! Swift 3 Bedroom 2 Bath in 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT Academies offer PTDI certiEHO 4 Seasons Realty fied courses and offer Golden Hills, $1200/month 699-7479 www.4seasonsrentals.com “Best-In-Class” training. • New Academy Classes Weekly • No Money Down 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath, BVS, or Credit check • Certified $1,275 + $1,800 dep. 2000+ Commercial sq. ft. 1 story 3 acres. Rentals Mentors Ready and AvailCummings Valley view. able • Paid (While Training Near front gate. Lots of With Mentor) • Regional 1,800 SF, great location in storage. Walk-in master and Dedicated Opportunidowntown Tehachapi, avail. closet. Extra deep 2 car ties • Great Career Path • July 1st, $1,800/mo. garage. Includes BVS Excellent Benefits Package. 661-917-2760 for info amenities. Owner/broker Lic Please Call: (520) 226-4362 # 00874147 818-917-1949 20300 #D Valley Blvd. (Cal-SCAN) (Corner of Santa Lucia) ProVery nice 3+2, in town, fessional Need Gardener building-office Cherry Ln. Est., 2/gar, ctrl space approx 1000 sq ft. with time, BVS 619-400-9546 or 821-1897 heat & A/C, fplc, 1440 sq.ft $800 mo. 4 Seasons Realty house, close to shopping, 822-RENT. EOH Tehachapi Automotive is lndscd yd w/gdnr. back fncd Looking for health news? now accepting applications $1,250+Sec., 661-816-6149 We have it every week in for Smog Licensed Technician/Mechanic. Call Ray GH, 3+2, near grd. sch., a/c the Tehachapi News 4 yrs. new, granite, laudry 661-330-4565 & rm. $1100 + sec. 663-9490 Tehachapi News Weekender. BVS, 3+3 + huge shop. New Real Estate carpet, paint, great location. 2 prime office spaces for $1,750 long term lease. Rentals rent. Hwy. 202 frontage. Owner 310-903-3663 1230 sq. ft. & 1670 sq. ft. Wanted To Rent One ready to move in. Hotels / Motels Rent/buy option. Call 661-333-1597 3 bedroom, 3 baths, views. and more... GH. 661-822-1228

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Houses Quality homes for rent. View listings @ bvsproperties.com Call Kathy Carey @ 661-331-1514. Serving Tehachapi for 25 years! BVS 1400 sf, .43 acres, 3+2, lrg mstr bdrm w/ wlk in closet. Amenities incl, 2 car gar. $1020 + util + 1 mo sec. 1 yr lease, no smokers. Pet $400 dep. 661-821-1633

220 E. J St $900 Rent $900 Deposit 3 Bedrooms 1 Bath W/D Hookups, Large Lot, Section 8 Ok (661)863-0000

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Homes for Sale 2-5BD Homes PreForeclosures starting @ $1000/mo! Stop Renting and OWN! Bad Credit OK! Income verification only! Just take over payments! Call 1-866-949-7345 (Cal-SCAN) 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

FREE RENTAL LIST available. 4 Seasons Realty. 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT EHO 4 Seasons Realty www.4seasonsrentals.com

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

Apartments GH. 1+1 W/FP & lrg. closet; coin op lndry. $475 sec, $475mo. water/trash pd. Ref. req. 823-9938 1+1, Garage $495mo + Deposit Section 8 ok call 661-706-8853

Golden Hills. Beautiful 2 Bd apts with washer/dryer House for Rent, Town, 3+1, hook-ups. Some garages. fireplace, garage, hkups, Grass not gravel, fenced yard $975, 822-3958 Flowers not weeds, owner maintained not property mgrs. Good neighIn Town, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, bors. Water and trash paid. $900/mo + sec dep, call Laura 661-822-8856 823-7936

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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

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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

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LOCATION, LOCATION! Great home, 4BR/ 2BA, apprx. 1,936 sq.ft., near the golf course! Super large family rm and master with wonderful master bath. Fireplace in LR, wood floors throughout & circular drive. No garage but PLENTY of room in back for one. On Sewer System & Natural Gas! $198,500 #9966419

OWNER MAY CARRY on this gorgeous 3BR/2BA Log Cabin home located on 1.72 acres. Featuring a stone stack fireplace in the LR, jetted tub in master BR & wonderful loft. Relax and enjoy the beautiful pines and scenery from the deck! $219,900 #9965217

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FANTASTIC BVS LOCATION! Beautiful 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

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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

2BA, 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

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BEAUTIFUL VIEWS & OAKS! 3BR/2BA, apprx 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

OWNER MAY CARRY on this gorgeous 3BR/2BA Log Cabin home located on 1.72 acres. Featuring a stone stack fireplace in the LR, jetted tub in master BR & wonderful loft. Relax and enjoy the beautiful pines and scenery from the deck! $219,900 #9965217

WOW! BEAUTIFUL! 4BR/2BA, apprx 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

TEHACHAPI CITY

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

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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

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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. $2,200 a month + $2,200 Sec. deposit.

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 beautiful oak trees. 3BR/3BA, apprx. 2,623 sq.ft wonderfully remodeled home, LG country kitchen, custom built-in cabinetry & granite countertops. Enjoy the cherries, nectarines, pears and peaches from the mature fruit trees. Horses okay! $488,400 #9965328 COME SEE!

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HART FLAT

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

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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

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! $155,500 #9966314

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 and shower in Master bath & walk in closet in the Master BR. Fenced back yard & tile roof. $199,500 #9966189

1400 S. Green St.: NEWER KB HOME! Nice open floor plan with tons of natural light. Many upgrades throughout this spacious 3BR/2BA home. Great downtown neighborhood convenient to restaurants, shopping and freeway. $1450 a month + $1450 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.

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


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