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JULY 26 • Jerry Seinfeld at the Rabobank Theater, July 26; 7 p.m.; Tickets, $47-$77. • Rosedale (like “Dallas” but funnier) opens at the Fox Theater, runs through Sept. 14. Friday and Saturday performances 7 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. Info at • Treasure Trove Christmas in July, Friday, July 26, 1 until 3 p.m. Bisque Painting with Juanita Neimeyer. Paint bisque plates and ornaments for Christmas. Cost is $25, plus materials.

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Christi Friesen teaches Bassema Korkor, Alysia Bailey and Maren Kennedy inside Tehachapi Treasure Trove, 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd. The Trove holds regular art classes in nearly every medium. Friesen will teach a polymer clay class on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 1 until 4 p.m. Tehachapi; Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Demonstrations and more at the Tehachapi Museum and Errea House. Free. • Clear fused glass bowls art class at Treasure Trove with Leila Kleiman, 1 until 4 p.m. Philip Marx Central Park East “E” and Mojave Streets, just east of Downtown Tehachapi Christian Store 108 E. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-0626 Tehachapi Community Church 100 E. “E” St., 822-4443 Tehachapi Event Center & Rodeo Grounds 601 S. Dennison Rd. Tehachapi Mountain Pub & Brewery 20717 South St. # B, 822-0788 Tehachapi Museum 310 S. Green St., 8228152 Tehachapi Senior Center 500 E. “F” St., 8226255 Tehachapi Treasure Trove 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd., 822-6794 The 58 Restaurant and Bar 20717 South St., 822-0788 The Art Studio 20436 Brian Way, Unit G, 8224420 VFW Post #5948 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., 8227500 MOJAVE DESERT Antelope Valley Fairgrounds 2551 W. Avenue H, Lancaster, 661-206-0427 Lancaster Museum of Art 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, 661-723-6250 Lancaster Performing Arts Center 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, 661-723-5950

• Movies in the Park, free family event at Meadowbrook Park in Golden Hills. “The Goonies” begins at dusk. • Free Young Artist Workshop at Lancaster Museum of Art and HisSee MORE/Page 6 Maturango Museum 100 E. Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, 760-375-0479 Mojave Air & Space Port 1434 Flight Line, Mojave, 661-824-2433 SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY Bakersfield Art Association 1817 Eye St., Bakersfield, 661-869-2320 Bakersfield Community Theatre 2400 S. Chester Ave., Bakersfield, 661- 831-8114 Bakersfield Museum of Art 1930 "R" St., Bakersfield, 661-323-7219 Buena Vista Museum of Natural History 2018 Chester Ave., Bakersfield, 661-324-6350 CALM (California Living Museum) 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, 661-872-2256 Crystal Palace 2620 Buck Owens Blvd., Bakersfield, 661-328-7560 Feline Conservation Center 3718 60th St. W., Rosamond, 661-256-3793 Fox Theater 2001 “H” St., Bakersfield, 661324-1369 Gaslight Melodrama 12748 Jomani Dr., Bakersfield, 661-587-3377 Kern County Fairgrounds 1142 S. "P" St., Bakersfield, 661-833-4900 Rabobank Arena 1001 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, 852-7300 The Empty Space 706 Oak St., Bakersfield, 661-703-8666

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Shelby & Tieg next at Fiddlers Crossing July 30 BY DEBORAH HAND-CUTLER CONTRIBUTING WRITER

So much of the music young people listen to, write and perform today is dark and even nihilistic. Then along comes a gleam of light in the form of Shelby & Tieg, a singing, songwriting folk-pop duo from Los Angeles, of all places. This is the kind of music your mother would love to have you love if you were 13. It’s also music that is so fresh and beautiful that your mother – and father, for that matter - will be enchanted with it, as well. Shelby & Tieg will be in concert at Fiddlers Crossing, 206 E. “F” St., on Tuesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. Armed with gorgeous voices and only an acoustic guitar, they have created a unique sound in their choice of harmonies. They are both trained musicians. Shelby is a studio singer and Tieg a guitar teacher. In their concerts, they perform original songs as well as covers, including “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” and a few Disney classics like you've never heard


Musical duo Shelby & Tieg will perform at Fiddlers Crossing, 206 E. “F” St., Tuesday, July 30 at 7 p.m. them sung before. Anyone, particularly young people, who aspire to a singing career should not miss Shelby & Tieg. They will show you how it’s done. Their work might be summed up in one word – no, two: refreshing and beautiful! Tickets may be pur-

chased next door to Fiddlers Crossing at Mountain Music, at The Apple Shed, 333 E. Tehachapi Blvd., or with a credit card by calling 661-823-9994. Tickets to the concert are $15, and as always, coffee and goodies are included. The concert begins at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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Dear Bret, It is nigh impossible to comprehend the fact that it has been nearly a year and a half to the day that you’ve been in Heaven, and we now have two grandsons, whom you’ve never met. It still seems to me that you will be coming home from work for dinner soon, or that you’ve taken a very long vacation; sometimes my heart even skips a beat when I hear the phone, and I just know it is you. Anyway, I used to get frustrated with you about procrastinating, and now, look at me! Nearly two months after Caius Ray Ash was born, I am just finishing up this article for his birth announcement. I just don’t function on all pistons without you! So this week in the T-Town newspaper, I am once and for all making it official! So here goes. Caius Ray Ash was born to Kevin and Deanna Ash on May 8, 2013, at 15:53 P.M., after a solid day and a half of waiting inside San Joaquin Hospital in Bakersfield, California (I still think I should get to blame his dawdling on you!) . He was a very big boy, weighing in at 8.97 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. I think God finally gave me my blue-eyed baby, but I have to admit that he looks just like Kevin, only with your eyes! As far as his size goes, he may also be getting his height from you, since he isn’t even fitting into newborn or infant clothes anymore. On that day, our Savior gave me two precious gifts that I have to tell you about, Babe. They had to be the most amazing and poignant moments that I have encountered, since before you left me behind on this

earth. The first was when Ashley brought Evin to visit just a couple of hours before his cousin was born. As soon as she set foot into the hospital room, and Evin made eye contact with me, he threw his arms out towards me to hold him. The second was another, “Be still my heart,” as I breathlessly watched the unqualified miracle of our daughter giving birth to our second beautiful grandson. To behold the divergence on her face of horrific pain, and then minutes later, utter joy, as the doctor handed Caius to her and Kevin, it was reminiscent of God’s unconditional love towards us, that in our absolute hurt and despair, He can turn it completely around into something so grandly, overwhelmingly beautiful that it takes our breath away and places us in awe of His unconditional love and salvation. I used to worry that you would not get to be a part of these significant moments in our lives until your son so wisely imparted a Troneism (What has now become known as Trone’s wisdom.) at me. He said something like, “Mommy, even if Fasha cannot see us still here on earth, do you think that Jesus isn’t standing there beside him describing to him the unfolding events in our lives? And don’t you think that Jesus’ story about us would far surpass in wonder and detail what he himself would be seeing if Daddy could look down upon us? Enough said, except of course, BABE, I LOVE YOU! Forever yours, Denise


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Hot summer days often deter participation in outdoor activities. That’s why the California Living Museum started its Twilight program, according to Zoo Manager Lana Fain. “It's a ‘cool’ way to visit the zoo,” Fain said. “Our animals are much more active in the evening.” CALM, located at 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway in Bakersfield, boasts about 14 park-like acres, home to more than 80 species of unreleasable animals, according to the museum’s website. Natural exhibits include an open black bear exhibit, birds of prey and a mammal round that houses bobcats. Plant life is also abundant along the path through the zoo. The butterfly and hummingbird garden attracts those sought-after creatures, while the “Trees of California” section provides some education about native plant life. Fain said she has many favorite animals and exhibits at the zoo, but trying to pick one is “like asking a mom who her favorite child is.” “I would have to say our Mountain Lion and the Cats of California Exhibit [is my favorite],” Fain said. “I helped raise Sage — our mountain lion — and the completion of that exhibit was a long-time dream that became a reality. I also have a special bond with Clyde the coyote — he is quite a character.” Although the Twilight program has been a regular summer event for CALM through the past nine years, Fain said it was revived and revised from a night tour with flashlights to an evening stroll with an option for a picnic. With sunset still hanging around 8 p.m., the Twilight hours of 5 until 8 p.m. still provide adequate daylight for visitors to see the animals.

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Sharon Adams, lead animal keeper, gives Twilight at CALM guests an animal encounter with Stanley, a red tail hawk. One of the challenges of the Twilight program, Fain said, is making the public aware of the evening hours. “[Turnout] has increased, but in those increases we have seen dips in attendance and that is to be expected,” Fain said. “That being said, attendance numbers are not as high as I would like them to be.” Of course, that means the zoo is not crowded for visitors, either. “My goal, hopes and dreams for CALM is expansion of the facility, acquisition of new animals and increased attendance,” Fain said, “to become a zoo that rivals larger zoos to the north and south of us. My goal for our guests is to have an unforgettable zoo experience and to take away an increased respect and knowledge about wildlife.” Admission to Twilight is $1 less than regular admission; $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children

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aged 3-12. The museum’s regular hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. CALM also offers special discount days: Kids Free Day is the last Saturday of every month, Senior Discovery Day is every Monday and Kern County Residents Day is the first Sunday of every month through September. Call the museum for more details at 661-8722256 or visit the website, “Aside from attending, becoming a member or donor, people can help at CALM by volunteering their time — which is invaluable,” Fain said. “I love CALM and I want everyone else to love CALM, too. I personally invite everyone to visit. Only with community support will we be able to grow.” Weekender cover photo: Big sister

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Entries, sponsorships accepted for 2013 Chalk on the Walk BY SHIRLEY GIVEN CONTRIBUTING WRITER

An annual event is coming to Tehachapi. The 13th annual Chalk on the Walk, sponsored by Tehachapi Valley Arts Association, will bring the sidewalks of Downtown Tehachapi to life with glorious color and artistic talent, Saturday, Aug. 10. Street painting, with chalk as a temporary medium, is an Italian art form tradition, dating back to the 16th Century. Painters known as “Madonnari” would travel from village to village, telling their stories with chalk in the village squares. A phenomenal group of artists will converge on the downtown sidewalks to display their interpretations of this historical art form. Artists of all ages and skill levels draw for pleasure, prizes and ribbons along Tehachapi Boulevard and Green Street.


This photo shows an artist’s work from the 2012 Chalk on the Walk, sponsored by the Tehachapi Valley Arts Association. This year’s event will be Saturday, Aug. 10, in Downtown Tehachapi.

Sponsorships of $100 or more will be printed on the annual t-shirt and will include a 4-foot by 4-foot sidewalk space and 24 professional chalks. All proceeds will benefit scholarships to graduating Tehachapi students who are continuing their education with an emphasis on art. Call 822-6062 or 823-4308 for information. Applications for the event and sponsorship information may be downloaded at or picked up at Gallery ‘n’ Gifts, 100 W. Tehachapi Blvd. PayPal and credit cards are accepted.


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JULY 28 • Music in the Park. A double bill of Geezers on the

Loose and the Pat Strong Trio Plus 1; 2 p.m. in Philip Marx Central Park. Free; bring chairs and blankets.

JULY 29 • Krackalakin candle mak-

ing at Treasure Trove, 1 until 4 p.m.

JULY 30 • Shelby, Tieg & Tara Folkpop vocal trio at Fiddlers Crossing, 7 p.m. Tickets

cost $15. • Asleep at the Wheel at the Crystal Palace, 7 p.m.

JULY 31 • Billy Currington at the Fox Theater, 7:30 p.m. Tickets and information:

AUG. 1 • Charlie Worsham at Crystal Palace, 7 p.m.

AUG. 2 • Hollow earth clay sculpture at Treasure Trove with Susanna Monette, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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of Art and History Aug. 3, including “Free Enterprise: The Art of Citizen Space Exploration” in the main gallery. Info at • Planes of Fame “Whistling Death — Solomon Islands” living history event, 10 a.m. until noon. Museum is at 7000 Merrill Ave. #17, Chino. Call 909-597-3722.

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• Acrylic painting class with Susan Cunningham at Treasure Trove begins. Class meets 2 until 4 p.m. through Sept. 8. Walk-ins accepted.

• Line dancing lessons, Wednesday and Sunday, 7 until 9 p.m. • Karaoke, Thursday, 7 p.m. until close. • DJ, Friday, Saturday, 9 p.m. until close.

• DJ Diablo, every Thursday 8 p.m. until close; Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. until close.

Fiddlers Crossing • Open Mic and Acoustic Jam every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Sign up at the door to perform music or read poetry.

La Bella Amore Italian Bistro Dinner music begins at 6 p.m., schedule as follows: • Gary and Kat, 1st Saturday • Guy and Debbie Martin, 1st Friday, 3rd Saturday • Alicia Hansen, 2nd Friday • The Geezers, 2nd Saturday • Craig Shaw, 3rd Friday See MORE/Page 8

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More Arts & Entertainment Continued from page 7 • Pat Strong Trio, 4th Friday • Jug Band, 4th Saturday

• Karaoke Fridays, 8 p.m. until closing.

Domingo’s Mexican and Seafood Restuarant

Exhibits and Museums

Tehachapi Christian Store • Free concert on Saturday nights, 6 until 8 p.m. Refreshments served at intermission.

The 58 Restaurant & Bar

• Karaoke 7:30 until 11 p.m., every Wednesday.

Tehachapi Mountain Pub and Brewery • Karaoke, Tuesday evenings • DJs, Wednesday, 7 until close; Friday and Saturday 9 until close.


VFW Post #5948 Open to veterans, current service members and guests of vets, schedule as follows: • Karaoke with Erik, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 7 until 11 p.m. • Pool Tournaments: 8-ball on Tuesday nights and 9ball on Thursday nights, 7:30 until 10:30 p.m.

Maturango Museum Free admission for members; $5 for non-members. • Cheryl McDonald. Photography exhibit on display through Aug. 20.

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

• Free Admission from noon until 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Information at

Bakersfield Museum of Art • Free admission every third Friday of the month, all admission is free; every second Sunday of the month, seniors (65 and older) are free. Info at

CALM • Twilight, nighttime hours at the zoo, 5 until 8 p.m., Saturdays in July and August. Picnics encouraged. Admission is $1 off.

Feline Conservation Center • Twilight Tours through See MORE/Page 15


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Most people wouldn't expect to find tigers, leopards and other large, exotic jungle cats lounging around in the high desert near Rosamond,

but for the past 36 years, the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center, or “The Cat House,” as it is affectionately called by the staff, has been home to some See A HOME/Page 16

Tanya, a female Amur leopard, practices her own form of recycling as she shreds a copy of the Yellow Pages. The cats at Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center, are often given items such as old phone books, melons or other materials to play with.


Caeser, a 13-year-old Siberian tiger takes in the sunset as he lounges in his enclosure at the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center in Rosamond. The center, houses more than 70 rare big cats.




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Health & Fitness Smoke from wildfires hazardous to health NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH Wildfires are unplanned, destructive fires that rapidly spread out of control, especially in wilderness or rural areas. Wildfires can be a threat to human and animal life, natural resources, and property. Smoke from wildfires can be a threat to human health. Wildfire smoke is made up of a complex mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. The biggest threat to human health from wildfire smoke comes from the smoke’s fine particles, which are a category of particulate matter. Gases found in wildfire smoke include aldehydes, carbon monoxide, dioxin, nitrogen oxides, ozone, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, and heavy metals such as mercury. Smoke also contains acrolein, formaldehyde, and benzene, but at much lower concentrations than fine particles and carbon monoxide. Some volatile organic compounds are known or reasonably anticipated to be carcinogens. When forests burn from wildfires, the carbon they store can be released back into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Exposure to wildfire smoke can cause reduced lung function, bronchitis, wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, chest pain, scratchy throat, runny nose, irritated sinuses, headaches, and stinging eyes, nose, and throat. Older adults, children, and people with heart or lung disease are more likely to be affected by wildfire smoke.

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Smoking isn’t only cause of emphysema BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. CONTRIBUTING WRITER

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I work with a woman who claims she has emphysema. She smokes regularly and finds herself out of breath when coming up the stairs. She is 60. She says when she was 9, a local gas station near her home moved and, in the process, pulled up the gas tanks that provide gas to the pumps. The fumes from the move caused her emphysema. She doesn't know anyone else with the problem, and there are no class-action lawsuits I can find that cite gas fumes from moving gas tanks as causing emphysema. Will you clarify and talk about emphysema? — E.E. ANSWER: Emphysema is destruction of the millions of air sacs that fill the lungs. It's through these sacs that oxygen reaches the blood. One of the chief signs of emphysema is shortness of breath when active, as in climbing stairs. Emphysema is one-half of chronic obstructive pulmonary dis-

ease, COPD. The other half is chronic bronchitis, an inflammation and narrowing of the breathing tubes, filled with pus. The inflamed tubes obstruct airflow into the lungs. The chief sign of chronic bronchitis is a never-ending cough. Smoking is the greatest cause of COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, but not the only cause. In past days, workers in mines inhaling the dust were subject to emphysema, as were people who worked in cotton mills. Those who made a living in grain-processing plants also were subject to COPD. Now stringent regulations protect these workers. An inherited condition, called alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, also leads to emphysema. Alpha-1 antitrypsin tells cells that scrub the interior of air sacs to

stop scrubbing when the air sacs are clean. Without its signal, scrubbing goes on, and the air sacs are destroyed. I have never heard of emphysema arising in a situation like your fellow worker describes. She must be happy explaining her condition the way she does. Let her be happy. It's her way of coping with the illness. She also must be smart enough to know that smoking is harming her greatly, regardless of her emphysema cause. The booklet on COPD explains this common malady in clear terms. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue, No. 601W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 with the recipient's printed name and address. Allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked? It's an additional

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Home & Garden

(Family Features) Crisp, juicy and sweet, grapes are a real crowd-pleaser. Even better, all three colors of grapes - red, green and black - are good for you. Grapes are a natural source of beneficial antioxidants and other polyphenols. Current research suggests that grapes may help maintain a healthy heart, and may also help to defend your cells against a number of age-related illnesses. Scientists are also working to uncover more links between grapes and eye health, brain health, joint health, and more. At just 90 calories per 3/4 cup serving, grapes are a sensible, delicious snack with no fat or cholesterol. People love to eat grapes fresh for a refreshing snack, but grapes also add sweet, juicy, crunch and color to salads, entrees and desserts. Here are six fun, flavorful ways to enjoy California grapes: • Layer - California grapes are juicy, nutritious and beautiful in breakfast parfaits. • Roast - Just like when you roast vegetables, grapes also caramelize, yielding a flavor that is wholly unique. You can top your dish with roasted grapes as is, or turn them into a luscious sauce. • Grill - Oh yes! You can thread them on a skewer with other fruits, like pineapple and mango, vegetables, fish, meat and poultry. Grapes can handle the heat, not only from the coals, but also from a spicy marinade or rub. • Clip - The best way to present grapes on a fruit platter or as a (truly edible) plate garnish is to clip them into smaller clusters. Grapes provide height, coverage, color and simply great taste. • Dip - Rich chocolate - dark, milk, white, flavored - and grapes make a delightful pairing. • Grab-and-Go - Pack them up for a snack or as an accompaniment to sandwiches and wraps. Here is a selection of recipes that show how grapes can add flavor, texture, color, and nutrition and health-promoting properties to appetizers, salads, and sides. Note: Sometimes when a recipe seems too "healthy" to appeal to picky eaters, grapes have a way of making these preparations taste better and look more appealing. To learn more about grapes from California, visit or

Keeping Hearts Healthy According to research from the University of Connecticut, funded by the California Table Grape Commission, eating grapes may help protect heart health in men with metabolic syndrome. In the study, men with metabolic syndrome who consumed grapes lowered their key risk

factors for heart disease. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together - high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess abdominal fat and increased blood triglycerides - significantly increasing the risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Eating a variety of grapes may contribute to heart health by: • Promoting healthy blood flow • Reducing oxidative stress • Improving blood lipids • Decreasing inflammation

Bulgur Salad with Grapes and Kale Servings: 6

• 2 cups water • 1 cup bulgur Kosher salt • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted and roughly chopped • 2 cups seedless California grapes, halved • 2 cups packed kale or Swiss chard leaves, finely slivered • 1/2 cup Italian parsley, chopped • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced • 1/4 cup lemon juice • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, finely grated • Pinch cayenne • Black pepper Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in bulgur and 1/2 teaspoon salt and remove from heat. Cover and let stand 20 minutes or until most of water is absorbed. Drain well and press to extract any excess water. Let cool and stir in the remaining ingredients. Season well with salt and black pepper. Serve room temperature or chilled. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 289; Protein 5.8 g; Carbohydrate 33 g; Fat 17 g (Saturated Fat 1.8 g); 50% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 181 mg; Fiber 7.3 g

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• 24 shrimp (31-40 size), peeled and deveined • 3/4 pound red or black California seedless grapes • 1 8-ounce jar cocktail onions • 3 ounces prosciutto, each piece sliced into long ribbons

Marinade: • 1 clove garlic, crushed • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped • 1/4 teaspoon salt • Black pepper, freshly ground • 4 tablespoons olive oil Soak long bamboo skewers in water for at least 5 minutes. Thread skewers with 2 shrimp, 6 grapes and 2 onions, with a ribbon of prosciutto winding throughout. Place the finished skewers in shallow dish or plate. To make marinade, whisk together garlic, vinegar, rosemary, salt and pepper and gradually add the oil. Evenly dab on half of marinade with a brush. Let marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and then brush with remaining marinade. Grill on a hot fire for 2 minutes per side. Serve immediately. Nutritional analysis per skewer: Calories 92; Protein 4 g; Carbohydrate 7.5 g; Fat 5 g (Saturated Fat .8 g); 49% Calories from Fat ; Cholesterol 24 mg; Sodium 122 mg; Fiber .57 g

• 1 tablespoon cornstarch • 1 tablespoon water • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth • 1 tablespoon sugar • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar • 3 to 5 teaspoons Asian chili paste with garlic • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce • 1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil • 6 cloves garlic, minced • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken breast • 1 1/2 cups halved green California seedless grapes • 3/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut in half and separated into leaves • 1/4 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped • 1 1/2 cups julienne cucumber In small bowl, combine cornstarch and water. Add chicken broth, sugar, vinegar, chili paste and soy sauce. Set aside. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add garlic and ginger; sautÈ for 30 seconds. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink, about 5 to 8 minutes. Add grapes and green onions; sautÈ for 30 seconds. Restir the sauce mixture and pour into skillet. Stir until thickened, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Place chicken mixture in lettuce leaves; garnish with cilantro and cucumber. Serve open or roll up if desired. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 341; Protein 41 g; Carbohydrate 26 g; Fat 9 g (Saturated Fat 1.74 g); 23% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 108 mg; Sodium 621 mg; Fiber 3 g Source: California Table Grapes


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A Great Day in the Garden

‘Walking Onions’ are tasty and fun to grow spicy, stronger onion taste than the larger underground onions. They are delicious pickled and the young, green stalks without the bulbils are wonderful for soups and salads or used as chives. Some varieties will also form scallion-like bulbs at the base of the plant that can be eaten as well. Top-set onions will last several months in storage. Walking Onions are produce bulbils during the heat of summer and can be harvested near the end of August when they are about one-half to one inch in diameter. Pinch off just the top-sets and let the plant produce scallions at the base that can be harvested in the fall. If you leave the bulbils on and they haven’t fallen over, they will start to grow another green stalk and produce more bulbils creating a chain of green stocks and bulbils clusters. Their unusual growth is fun to watch as they twist


Top-set onions, Egyptian onions, tree onions, or walking onions are various names used to describe Allium cepa L., a family of very hardy perennial topsetting onions. Instead of producing bulbs in the ground they produce small bulbs called bulbils on the end of their stalks where a normal onion would have flowers. As the bulbils grow and the weight increases, the stalks with the bulbils attached, fall to the ground. If the ground is moist the bulbs will start putting down roots and because of this characteristic they are sometimes referred to as a walking onion. The stalks grow twisted and look like branches which are why they are also referred to as a tree onion. Walking Onions can spread throughout your garden. If you leave at least one top-set bulbils to “walk,” the plant will continue to multiply and keep you supplied with onions for a lifetime. They can produce 50 or more bulbils a year. The bulbils have a


Bulbils of the “Walking Onion” grow on top of the plant, rather than underground. They have a strong, spicy taste. and turn and sometimes will entangle with each other, then fall to the ground and start “walking.” Walking Onions are hardy in all zones of the United States and will grow in almost any well-drained soil however; the bulb and scallions will be larger if grown in a rich sandy loam. The plant grows to

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Practical Money Matters

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Have you ever been turned down for a credit card and wondered why? Or gotten approved for a car loan or mortgage but suddenly the interest rate and fees are much higher than in the initial quote? There are many legitimate reasons why people are denied credit — insufficient income or a poor track record on past loan repayments, for example. But sometimes people are denied credit because of discriminatory lending practices — which are not always easy to spot. Fortunately numerous federal and state laws prohibit lenders from discriminating in any part of a credit transaction on the basis of many personal characteristics. What's more, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other governmental agencies provide avenues for filing complaints if you feel you've been discriminated against. And, offending lenders face lawsuits and stiff penalties if found to be discriminatory. Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) it's illegal for creditors to discriminate against credit applicants based on their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status or age, because they receive income from a public assistance program, or because they have in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Based on those criteria, lenders cannot: • Refuse you credit if you qualify for it; • Discourage you from applying for credit; • Offer you credit on terms that are less favorable than those offered to someone with similar qualifications; or • Close your account. Another federal law, the Fair Housing Act (FHA), prohibits discrimination by direct providers of housing, such as landlords, real estate companies, municipalities, banks or other lending institutions and homeowner's insurance companies. Warning signs. Red flags that may indicate credit discrimination include: • You are treated differently in person than on the phone. • You are discouraged from applying for credit. • You hear the lender make negative comments about race, national origin, sex, or other protected groups. • You are refused credit even though you qualify for it. • You are offered credit with a higher rate than what you applied for, even though you qualify for the lower rate.


It’s important to know protections against discrimination when applying for credit. • You are denied credit, but not given a reason why or told how to find out why. • Your deal sounds too good to be true. • You feel pushed or pressured to sign. If you believe a lender has discriminated against you for any reason, you can submit a complaint to the CFPB (, which will review and route your complaint to the lender and work on your behalf to get a response. Once your complaint is logged, you will receive email updates and can log in to monitor the status of your complaint. To better protect yourself against credit discrimination — or from pursuing credit products that aren't right for you: • Learn about the various features and downsides of the credit product you want. Research current interest rates and compare products from several lenders. • Creditors make decisions based on your credit history, so make sure there are no mistakes or missing items in your credit reports. • Be sure you understand the rates and fees you'll pay over the long run and ask whether they could change in the future. If a creditor doesn't want to answer your questions, this could be a bad sign. • Don't let lenders make you feel rushed or unnecessarily delay action on your application. Bottom line: Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure the credit product is right for your needs – both today and down the road. JASON ALDERMAN directs Visa's financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter:

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More Arts & Entertainment

Museum hosting ‘A Step Back in Time’

Continued from page 8 Sept. 21, 5 p.m.




Beekay Theatre • Trial of the Big Bad Wolf, presented by TCT Too!, Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m.; matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28.

Special Events Jennifer’s Terrace • The Market Place, Thursdays, 5 until 8 p.m., through Sept. 19.

Railroad Park • Farmers Market, sponsored by Main Street Tehachapi, 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 22.

Tehachapi Senior Center • Line Dancing, Mondays 1 until 3 p.m.


The TCT Too! cast of the “Trial of the Big Bad Wolf� put on their first show Friday, July 19, at the Beekay Theatre, 110S. Green St. The Wolf, front center right, is played by Emily Stults while the Judge, front center left, is played by Kacey Brocklesby. Upcoming show times are July 26 at 7 p.m. and matinees on July 27-28 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $10. sewing. Sewing machines available Mondays through Fridays in July, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.


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Treasure Trove • Introduction to earth clay with Gloria Moore. Tuesdays, 3 until 5 p.m. • Beginning oil painting with Michelle Miller. Thursdays through Aug. 15, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Open to walk-ins.

Entrants to fundraiser get tshirt, chalks and 4x4 drawing square. • Handcraft Festival, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.; Aug. 18, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Event at Railroad Park.

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Tehachapi Senior Center • Wood carving on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until noon resumes Aug. 6.

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Tickets at Mountain Music or The Apple Shed; info at • Ranchers For Peace Americana Folk Duo, Aug. 9; 7 p.m. • Homesick Elephant, Indie Folk duo, Aug. 23; 7 p.m.

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• “The Loraxâ€? at dusk in Meadowbrook Park, Aug. 9. Free event sponsored by Tehachapi Recreation and Parks District.

• Chalk on the Walk, Aug. 10; 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Mojave Desert Mojave Air & Space Port • Plane Crazy, third Saturday of each month, aircraft display and more, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission.

Antelope Valley Fairgrounds • 75th Annual Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival, Aug. 16 through 25. Information: 661-948-6060.

Feline Conservation Center • 24th Annual Feline Follies, Aug. 15; 5 p.m. The Cat House, 3718 60th St. W., See MORE/Page 16

On Saturday, July 27, the Tehachapi Museum, 310 S. Green St., will hold its annual “Step Back in Time to Old Tehachapi.� Activities include demonstrations of old fashioned crafts like butter churning, corn shucking, spinning, tatting, crocheting, woodcarving and other crafts that are becoming a lost art. In the Museum you can see well-worn household items actually used in the 1800s. This will be the first year that Ernie Fong, longtime Tehachapi Heritage League member who passed away last year, will not be there to show children how to make a jumping frog from paper. Chila Caldera will teach this craft to visitors and will be demonstrating other origami projects. Del Troy will be demonstrating quilting. Jon Hammond will be setting up a portable forge to demonstrate blacksmithing, which was a crucial skill for a rural area such as Tehachapi. A special feature will be the appearance of a camel from Windswept Ranch. There was a prehistoric breed of camels in the Tehachapi area and you can see a fossil of that breed’s footprint in the Museum, as well as a bone from a prehistoric Wooly Mammoth found in Tehachapi. The Errea House will be open, showcasing a 1900 to 1939 rural lifestyle. At the Museum a photo exhibit of vintage photos continues. The Kawaiisu Exhibit in the Milano Gallery gives an insight into the local Native American tribe that originally inhabited the area. Stroll around Downtown Tehachapi and look at the interesting old homes and visit the Tehachapi Depot and Railroad Museum to get a complete picture of Tehachapi’s past. There is no charge for admission to the museums and all the craft demonstrations are free. The event is from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Call the museum at 822-8152 for more information.


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Fox Theater • Courtney Love, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $36-56.

A home for cats and tigers and leopards, oh my! Continued from page 10 of the worlds most endangered felines. First and foremost, The Cat House is a research facility devoted to furthering the breeding and repopulating of endangered species of large cats, but the facility also operates as a zoo, allowing visitors face-to face access with some of the rarest animals on the planet. Guests can spend the day visiting over 70 tigers, jaguars, ocelots, and Amur leopards, housed in large, natural habitats. As a special treat, The Cat House also hosts special twilight

events in spring, summer and fall, offering guests the opportunity to view the cats during their more active hours. These events begin at 5 p.m., and run until dark, with the next one scheduled for Sept. 21. The price for the twilight events is $20. The Cat House is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for Wednesdays when it is closed to the public. Regular admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children 3-12. The facility is located off Rhyolite Avenue. For driving directions or more information visit their website at or call 661-256-3793.

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7-toed Max has – yes - 7 toes on his front paws, which makes his paws HUGE like Mittens. He’s approximately 8 months old and is shy at first, then warms up and is very sweet. He’s a beautiful Tuxedo but his paws make him extra special—he’ll be the talk of the neighborhood. A trip to the vet revealed that Max has TMJ just like humans. This causes him some discomfort from time to time but there isn’t anything that can be done for it. Because of this Max needs good quality wet foot as kibble, unless it is softened, can be difficult for him to eat. His eating habits need to be monitored. Consequently, we consider Max a special needs cat. Please, if you truly want to help a really nice cat that needs a little extra—Max is your boy. Call Gina at Books & Crannies 661-822-8440.

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Annette is an adorable ball of black fluff. With her giant amber eyes, coat as luxurious as Egyptian cotton, and fun loving attitude, Annette is so cute it hurts. She can romp and play with the best of them but when the time is right, she adores snuggling and relaxing in the sunlight. At 5 months old, Annette is already spayed and up to date with her shots now all she needs is a wonderful, loving home. Doesn’t she sound phenomenal? If you’re looking for the adorable companion of your dreams, look no further than Annette.For more information contact the Tehachapi Humane Society at 661-823-0699 or visit FREE LOST & FOUND ADS. CALL 822-6828

Bella, cute as can be, is a 4 month Terrier/Scottish Terrier mix, when fully grown will weigh only 10 pounds. Being a puppy, Bella loves to run & play ~ Please call Alishia w/Save Tehachapi’s Orphaned Pets, at 661-750-1409, pronto to adopt Bella in to your heart and forever home ~ How about it?

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Mission Villa Apartments 20401 Brian Way, One bedroom, One bath $450.00 per month. Ask for Dave 823-1529


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Happy, a 1 year young, 12 pound male Wheaten/Scottish Terrier mix; is smart, playful (and housetrained) ~ Happy’s the one for you if you’re ready for some fun (translation: bring on the toys) – So by all means, call Marsha w/Save Tehachapi’s Orphaned Pets, 661-823-7868, to get Happy in to your life, heart and forever home.


Horse Quarter/Arab X Gelding 14.1 hands. Riding Horse. Good Health $450 661-972-5191

391 Apple Way, 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home. Great location, Heating and cooling, 2 car garage, hook ups, owner pays for landscaping. $1,300.00 per month + Sec. Deposit. Available Aug. 1, 2013 1023 Clear View Street, 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Plus Office Custom home. Great location, nice landscaping, large back yard, 2 car garage. $1,100.00 per month + Sec. Deposit. Available Sept. 1, or maybe sooner.

CITY OF TEHACHAPI 606 Linden Court, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath. MOVE IN SPECIALS New Paint, new carpet, Tile Flooring, Stove/oven and a detached garage. All Utilities included. $620.00 per month + Security Deposit. BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS 37 Village Lane, 3 bedrooms 2 Bath Condo. Fireplace, All kitchen appliances included. $850.00 per month + sec. dep. NO PETS

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Skittles is a white and tan terrier mix, maybe with some Chi, spayed, microchipped and current on all her shots. She is house trained, crate trained and good on a leash, and loves to ride in the car. She gets along with her foster brother and sisters and is good with children. She seems to be OK with cats and is a very loving little lap dog. For more information contact the Tehachapi Humane Society at 661-823-0699 or visit $$$$$$$ are hiding in your attic, closet or garage. Sell those items fast in the Classified Marketplace. Call 822-6828.

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Trucks and Vans Savannah was found abandoned at the local high school. She's been checked at the vet, she's healthy, spayed, about 6 years of age and a bit overweight. We think she was someone's beloved but spoiled "couch potato" cat. Savannah is a beautiful Siamese chocolate point with pretty blue eyes. She probably needs a quiet home without kids but might be OK with another laid back cat. Whoever adopts her needs to be patient and let her get used to her new environment. But we feel Savannah will adapt and would be a wonderful companion for some lucky person. For more information contact the Tehachapi Humane Society at 661-823-0699 or visit

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Horse P.O.A. Gelding, 13.2 hands riding pony. Good Health $650 661-972-5191

CITY OF TEHACHAPI 817 Elm Street, 3 Bedrooms 2 1/2 Bath 2 Story home. Family room W/Fireplace, Central heat and air, 2 Car garage. $1,200.00 per month + sec. Dep.


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Charlie is a 3-5 year old scruffy little Terrier who found himself unwanted and homeless. Despite his uncaring owners, this little guy is a very affectionate dog and craves attention. He is approx.12 lbs, likes other dogs but cats not so much, in fact, not at all. It appears he was badly neglected as he came to us pretty dirty and not housebroken but his foster mom got him groomed and is working on his bathroom habits. Charlie needs a home with people who will give him the attention he deserves. Call Gina at Books & Crannies 661-822-8440.


BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS 30740 Fox Ridge, 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home. Great views, fireplace, Open floor plan, Central heating and cooling, Laundry room and 2 car garage $1,100.00 per month + sec. dep.

1,764 sq ft, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, open floor plan home with a large living area and two car attached garage on one usable acre. Move in ready, with a great location. Newly updated -- new wood floor in living areas, carpet in bedrooms, tile in kitchen & bathrooms and much more! Private backyard & room for horses.

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Cat, F. Spd 6 yrs old. Nice companion $25 donation to Humane Soc. 661-972-5191


Enjoy magnificent unobstructed views of San Joaquin Valley and wildlife in this tranquil setting. Beautifully decorated Log Cabin Home, perfect for weekend getaways, or the buyer looking for privacy and views! First Level offers 1 Bdrm and Full Bath with slate flooring, Full Kitchen with oak cabinets and granite countertops, and Living Room with custom fireplace and view windows. Second Level is large loft area with beautiful wood-beam ceiling with skylights, Sleeping Area (Serves as 1-Bdrm), Bath, Kitchenette, Laundry and Family Room with wood stove and large picture windows. Priced at $249,000.

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Office/Property Manager Property management company located in Tehachapi seeking detail oriented individual to run the office. The ideal candidate will have 5 years property management experience, real estate license, & willing to work long hours. Salary plus incentives. Call 818-884-5155 and ask for Precious. RV PARK - PT, split-shift, weekends. Self-starter, people oriented, hard-worker not afraid of cleaning bathrooms or mowing lawns. 822-5267

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Wanted to Rent Farm/Ranch Housing wanted by farm experience older mother and 8th year old daughter, over 30 years experience with own property and most farm animals up to and including slaughter and dressing out, would like to work part time for half the rent, Tehachapi location is a must, Cummings Valley very desirable, xlnt. references, 661-809-3369

Houses Quality homes for rent. View listings @ Call Kathy Carey @ 661-331-1514. Serving Tehachapi for 25 years! Need to sell unwanted items? Classified Marketplace works. Call 822-6828 to advertise. In Town, $1250+$1500dep. 3bd+2ba, 2 car gar., new carper & paint, gardner incl., no pets or smoking . 804 S. Mill (661)496-3651 BVS 2+1+Loft: W/D, Frdge,Micro/Stove/D/wsher 2 Sheds No Gar. 2 + acres $975/mo + dep. 300-1644



FOR RENT BY OWNER, 226 SPRUCE ST., 1970 sq ft, 4bd+3ba, near Tompkins School, $1300mo+$800dep Available July 22nd 661-342-6985/661-822-6933

Golden Hills, 3+2, new tile Town, 411 Ash, 3+1, new GH 2 + 1 1 car gar. W/D & crpt., cov’d patio, spnklrs, wood floors, fplc. garage, Hookups $650 + $650 sec. fncd, gdnr. incl. $1,200+Sec. fenced yd, $950, 822-3958 20241 Park Dr. 750-3160 661-663-9490 4 Bedroom 2 bath, horse 2 + 1 GH, Upstairs, $500 SS 3+2, pellet stove, large property, BVS, $1,350, avail dep $575/mo. Ready now. fenced yard, $1000/month. 8/1, call 661-300-1976 Coin op laun. 661-345-0307 Call 822-8184 or 809-8483 Town 4 + 2 1/2 plus loft, Ready to sell WGH, 3+2, att. gar., a/c, lrg kitchen, 3,097 sq ft. 102 nat. gas. Fenced bk. yd. that RV, boat, Avail. now. $925/mo. + dep. Elderberry Ct. Avl. 8/15 $1,650 + dep. 661-823-0539 661-822-5490 camper? or 661-330-4565

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WGH 3+2, Home with view, 2 car gar, RV pad, avail. 6/1, $1,400/mo., contact Susan 661-400-9705

For Rent or Sale, 2.8 ac, horse prop, 2 bedroom + 1.5 bath, w/loft, in Sand Canyon. $950 661-750-9070

SS, 3bd+2ba House, 2 Car Garage, New Carpet, Paint, Appliances, Available 8/15, $975mo + $1,000dep, For Info call patty 661-203-9389

3+1 Front House in Town, bonus rm, lrg. kit. & din. rm Private yard, gar., laund. rm. incl. gardener & water, $975 + dep. 818-429-5954 3+1 fully furnished house, all appliances incl. washer & dryer, beds, linens, furniture, everything. Great downtown local. Gardner & pest control incl. Approx. $1500/mo. 661-747-9245

For Rent 2 bedroom, 1.5 3 + 1 in Town, Large front bath, house $800 per month. and backyard, well mainContact Linda 661-332-3191 tained $875 +dep. Call Mary 818-439-1312 Avail now! 2+1 In Town, laundry nook, det gar, $980 dep, $980/mo Walk to H.S., 3+2, granite, incl water, sewer, trash, & spklrs, fncd., gdnr, 2 car gar, $1,300+Sec., 661-663-9490 gardener. Call 477-3816


Country Style apt. for share. Priv entrance. Bedroom & livingroom. Share bath and kitchen. Horse property $375/mo. 477-7257

GH 3+2 2 car attached gar, RV parking, horse property Golden Hills. Beautiful 2 on cul de sac, $1250 month Bd apts with washer/dryer 661-972-5733 hook-ups. Some garages. Grass not gravel, WGH, 3+2, fireplace, quiet Flowers not weeds, cul-de-sac, 2 car garage, owner maintained not new carpet & paint. $1050. property mgrs. Good neighAvail. 8/1 805-729-1765 bors. Water and trash paid. call Laura 661-822-8856 BVS, 3+3 + huge shop. New carpet, paint, great location, GH 2+1 fenced yard, forced views, oaks, fenced yard. heating and A/C, newer $1,675 long term lease. unit, cul-de-sac, small pet Owner 310-903-3663 ok, $650/mo. 821-0518. FREE RENTAL LIST available. 4 Seasons Realty. 2+1 GH, W/D hookup, A/C, backyard, well maintained. 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT avail. now. $675 /mo. No EHO 4 Seasons Realty pets, no smoke. 822-3540


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21629 Golden Star Blvd. 2+1, garage, 2 yrs old. $695 + $695 sec. 661-549-1919 GH 2 + 2 Lrg Duplex, Cent. heat/air, new carpet, fp, w/d hookups, patio, priv. yrd $775. 6 mo lease 340-2495


Everything MUST Rent! 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments Through-out Tehachapi some with W/D hook ups and some with garages Starting at $595. Call LRS Realty & Management for Details


The Village at Tehachapi 2bd $611, 3bd $706 Central air/heat, 2 weeks free rent Call (661) 822-0900 This is an equal opportunity provider and employer FREE RENTAL LIST available. 4 Seasons Realty. 117 S. Mill St. 822-RENT EHO 4 Seasons Realty

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HORSE PROPERTY on 2 Aces: 2 story 1 bdrm apartment, d’washer, micro, huge storage bldg., well built, 4 horse stalls & arena, all on 2 private acres w/gated entrance. Located off Skyline Rd $1,000/mo+util. for further info Freeny 805-701-0204

Office Space avail., prime downtown location 200 sq. ft. reasonable rate. 661-619-4594 Professional Office with reception area, Old Towne $250/month 821-0518 Warehouse w/Office, bath & roll up door. Great Location. $795 805-844-6167

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1,800 SF, great location in downtown Tehachapi, 119 East F. Street (old Teh. flower shop bldg) 661-917-2760

GHE 3+2 2 car gar, $150,000 new appliances, 22900 Woodford Tehachapi Rd. drive by then call Tehachapi Mountain Realty 661-388-9604

20300 #D Valley Blvd. (Corner of Santa Lucia) Professional building-office space approx 1000 sq ft. $800 mo. 4 Seasons Realty 822-RENT. EOH 2 prime office spaces for rent. Hwy. 202 frontage. 1230 sq. ft. & 1670 sq. ft. Or combine the 2 to make 2900 sq.ft. Call 661-333-1597 New homes are found every week in the classifieds... check them out 600 sq. ft. office or retail Downtown 661-822-6470

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Homes for Sale Equestrian ready, 2820 sq ft home on 5 flat oak cover acres in Country Oaks, 4 bed, 3.5 bath w/ office, 2 masters, 5 stall barn w/ tack room, foaling stall, dressage arena, 19675 Adalante Ct. in Teh $524K. 822-8226 or 661-810-4876

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“From the day I first came in to Karen to help me buy a house, until the day escrow closed (and beyond that, really), she was there for me. …Karen was on my side, had my interests at heart and was also fun to work with--not to mention her extensive knowledge of Tehachapi which was constantly helpful and informative.” ~Mr.L STALLION SPRINGS

OPEN HOME – SATURDAY, JULY 27TH 11am-2pm 30731 Foxridge Ct

FABULOUS! Beautiful, well-maintained, well-designed home in a great location. 3BR/ 2BA, apprx. 1,978 sq.ft, All the amenities you’d want: large pantry, 2 fireplaces, kitchen & master; huge master bath; both bathrooms have double sinks; covered patio w/ceiling fans on a Very large deep lot with plenty of room for horses $259,000 9966865

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 & so much more!$399,900 #9966436

BEYOND BELIEF. Simply an amazing home and property privately situated on a 11.69 acre parcel ,covered porch with amazing views, extensive brick work in driveway, leading to a 3 car garage. 5BR/4BA, apprx. 3,594 sq.ft., feauturing a Chef’s kitchen with original finished, Honduras Mahagony cabinets. Exquisite. 690,000 9966950

WAITING FOR YOU! Enjoy this beautiful 3BR/1.75BA well maintained split-wing home offering tile counters in kitchen and bathrooms. Home sits on a 0.28 acre fully fenced lot with great views of the mountains and valley. Relax and enjoy the beauty of Stallion Springs! Also Hooked to Stallion Springs sewer. $172,900 #9966747

PRIVATE PARADISE! 3BR/2BA, apprx 1,668 sq.ft. home on gorgeous oak studded lot offering a Bright and cheery kitchen, wood laminate and tile throughout, Open and inviting floorplan with a private deck out back. Plenty of room for horses! $255,000 #9966874

SECLUSION & VIEWS! on 7 acres (much usable) 2BR, +bonus rm, 2BA, apprx. 1,990 sq.ft., featuring many updates including Trex decking in front and lower rear exterior and laminated flooring in open living area. On natural gas. $259,500 #9966554

NEW CONSTRUCTION! AMA Homes has constructed many beautiful homes in Stallion Springs. This new home features 3BR/ 2BA,splitwing floor plan in apprx. 1,728 sq.ft. granite countertops in kitchen & baths, tile flooring, 2 Fireplaces; one in LR, one in master BR +central heat & AC, & So much more! Backs to Golf Course! $199,900

MUST SEE! 3BR/2BA , apprx. 1,953 sq.ft. home, very well-maintained with loads of amenities including granite counters in kitch. & bath., built-in stainless steel kitchen appliances., pantry, stacked stone fireplace, custom cabinetry & slate patio. Circular driveway, storage shed, RV access and an oversized garage! $379,900 #9965122





SET IN PINES & OAKS Great custom home on 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 #9963872

FINISH IT UP! Wow, this will be an amazing home! Started as Owner builder; All building materials have been left for completion. 4BR/ 2.5BA + Office, apprx. 3,694 sq.ft. with kitchen, dining area, Living rm, breakfast area, laundry rm & pantry. Also, Garage/ shop. Call for details on this unique opportunity. $288,400 #9966862



SOLD IN 1 DAY! Wonderful custom home with more than 3000 sq feet on 2.51 acres in the Old Town area just moments from town! 3 beds, 2 baths, Family Rm, Living Room, huge laundry & large bedrooms, $309,500 #9966880 CALL US TO SEE OTHER WONDERFUL HOMES ……….AND LAND, TOO!

EXQUISITE! Beautiful ranch property secluded with oaks, 3BR/3BA apprx 3,546 sq.ft., two Living Areas, two fire places, granite counters in the kitchen Beautiful views of Cummings Valley. LG metal work shop with roll up doors, all on 20 acres! $650,000 #9966721



NEW CONSTRUCTION on serene cul-de-sac in Stallion Springs overlooking Horsethief Golf Course. 3BR/2BA, + Office, apprx. 1,763 sq.ft. split-wing design with open living room, fireplace, energy efficient kitchen with tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, pantry and beautiful warm cabinets. Purchase early and take part in creating your dream by choosing colors, etc! $225,000 #9966769

DARLING 3BR/2BA home in Stallion Springs. New carpet, new paint, new appliances. Bright and open floorplan with good size yard with covered patio. Beautiful views of mountains and oaks. Enjoy the family of deer that live nearby. Truly a peaceful and tranquil location. Won’t last ! $200,000 #9966896



OPEN HOME – SATURDAY, JULY 27TH 10am-1pm 21931 San Gabriel Dr

HERITAGE OAKS WEST Prime location, 4BR/2.5BA, apprx 1,788 sq.ft. with Master BR on main level w/double sinks, separate jetted tub & shower, and a walk in closet. Vaulted ceiling in LR w/brick fireplace & wired for surround sound. Open kitchen w/ lots of oak cabinets & tile counters. Must see! $229,900 #9966771

HERE IT IS! Large single-story 4BR/3BA, apprx 2,677 sq.ft on private cul-de-sac. Walking distance to High School. Upgraded kitchen with built-in Kitchen-Aid stainless steel appliances. Upgraded guest BR with private bath, would make an ideal mother-in law quarters. Custom built-in entertainment center next to fireplace & 3 Car garage. $309,500 #9966770


PARADISE FOUND! 3BR/2BA home on approx 20 acres of flat usable land with 8stall barn, hay barn, hot walker, round pen, 2 arenas, 10x20 shed with power, extra garage, 5 pastures & wash rack! Truly a must see! $575,000 #9966331


MAKE IT SHINE! Gorgeous views are provided from this oak tree filled, approx. 20.31 acre parcel in Caliente, Twin Oaks area. This home was originally designed to serve as a barn, however, with some TLC and creativity this could be a great weekend get-away.The 1152 SQ.FT property is on a shared well and includes 1 BD/ 0.75 BA, a kitchen and Living Room area. Now $69,900 #9966511

U CED RE D ENJOY! 3BR/1.75BA, apprx. 1,605 sq.ft. Melton home with family room addition featuring greenhouse window & skylights. Two Patios. Vaulted ceilings & fireplace with gas starter in living room; bay window in dining room; attic and ceiling fans. Located close to Golden Hills Elementary school. $192,500 #9966445


BEAUTIFUL CORNER HOME large lot, .68 of an acre, 3BR/2BA, apprx. 1,916 sq.ft, Amazing Open floor plan with large rooms, Granite counters in kitchen and bath, all landscaped front and back, nicely-designed fencing & Rv Parking. Move in ready. Make appt. to see today. So nice! Now: $288,000 #9966330




RENTAL SERVICES DOWNTOWN DELIGHT! Cute 2003 home on large lot in Tehachapi City. 3BR/2BA, apprx 1,680 sq.ft. Nice fenced front yard. Near shopping and restaurants and makes for convenient commute. Don’t miss-out. Call to see this home today! $155,000 #996652


BEAUTIFUL HOME 4BR/2.75BA, apprx. 2,450 sq.ft. Upgraded from the flooring to the kitchens and baths, bonus room in the back, comes with a metal covered patio with a fabric cover that it removable in the winter. This is a one of a kind home very tastefully done. Come see! $269,000 #9966546 OPEN HOME – SATURDAY, JULY 27TH 10am-1pm 505 Carroll Way

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Beth Barnes



REALTOR DRE #01547541

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AN AMAZING HOME! 5BR/3BA, apprx 3,479 sq.ft with travertine tile, granite, formal dining, indoor laundry, stainless appliances, terraced yard, patio, fire pit area, RV parking and room for a front gazebo/patio + sep. oversized detached garage with workshop. $379,000 #9966618

HOMES 21001 Country Club: GREAT GOLDEN HILLS WEST LOCATION 3BR/2BA, apprx. 2100 sqft. This home offers a large open kitchen with formal living and dining room. Large family room for gatherings. Gardening included. $1100 a month. Sec. deposit $1100




608 Brentwood: SO NICE! 3BR/1BA, pergo floors, bathroom upgrade, 1 car garage, washer dryer hookups. Come see! $900 a month + $900 Sec. deposit.

MAKE IT YOURS! Nice large three bedroom with two baths, apprx. 1,560 sq.ft. with oversized living area, 2 car carport, perfect kitchen and convenient patio and access ramp. This is a wonderful park, close to restaurants and shopping. Come see! $63,000 #9966679

CLASSIC! Here is a Darling 3BR/1BA home in Tehachapi City. Beautiful original hardwood floors, new exterior paint and trim, newer windows, newly updated kitchen with laundry area. Fireplace in living room & separate dining rm. Detached garage has workshop area in rear, fenced yards with room for a garden. $119,500 #9966619

227 E. I. Street: DOWNTOWN DELIGHT! 3BR/1BA, inside laundry, repainted interior, workshop, RV access with hookups. Lot is 3 City lots with alley access. $900 a month + $900 Sec. deposit.

APARTMENTS 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. 21028 Santa Barbara: GOLDEN HILLS! NICE 2+1 APARTMENT with nice open kitchen with washer dryer hook ups. Decent size bedrooms. Small fenced back yard. Call to preview. $600.00 a month and $600.00 security deposit

OWNER FINANCING! A very nice 3 Bedroom 2 bath home with a large living/ family room and a wood burning stove. Modern kitchen appliances, ceiling fans.Laminate and carpeting floor coverings.. The back yard is fenced. Hurry! $160,000 #9966879

GREAT HOME Close to town & City amenities. 3BR/1.75BA, apprx 1,689 sq.ft., large open kitchen, separate dining room, back patio, spacious master bedroom with full bath. Beautiful landscaping in front and back with many fruit & shade trees, &, plenty of room for additional parking & RV storage. $239,900 #9966912


Weekender 07 24  

Weekly arts, entertainment and information guide published by the Tehachapi News

Weekender 07 24  

Weekly arts, entertainment and information guide published by the Tehachapi News