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Friday, Aug 29 2014 11:54 AM

News@Noon for Aug. 29, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Aug. 29, 2014:

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The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact. We appreciate those agencies that are helping us bring you the News@Noon.

NOTE: Reports of traffic stops, pedestrian checks and other activities without details have been eliminated from the reports published here.

Tehachapi Police Department:

Data unvailable at this time.

Bear Valley Police Department:

Aug. 28, 2014

11:41 a.m. Police 9-1-1. Occurred on Cumberland Road. Between Prairie and Dart, mid block on the north side of the roadway, open line. Disposition: Checks ok.

2:04 p.m. Petty theft report. Occurred on Blackgold Way. Possible theft of a license plate tab. Disposition: Report taken.

5:33 p.m. Counter at the police department. Occurred at Bear Valley Police Department. Citation sign off. Disposition: Assignment completed.

6:09 p.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred on Saddleback Road. Appears to be a large oil spill mid block on Saddleback. Advise situation for roads department. Disposition: Information only.

7:31 p.m. Animal call. Occurred at Starland Drive/Deertrail Drive. Big buck with an arrow sticking out of it behind reporting party's property. Disposition: Gone on arrival.

9:42 p.m. Suspicious circumstances. Occurred on Stirrup Way. Blood on the patio, wife is missing and truck is gone and she left her cell phone. Disposition: Assisted.

Aug. 29, 2014

5:36 a.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred at North Lower Valley Road/Pinedale Drive. Between Pinedale and Timberline. Piece of asphalt in the lanes. Disposition: Unable to locate.

Kern County Sheriff's Office:

Between Aug. 28 and the morning of Aug 29, the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 16 calls for service, including: see the woman on Piedra Drive; theft investigation on Tehachapi Boulevard/Tehachapi Willow Springs Road; suspicious circumstances on Old Town Road; out for investigation on Eumatilla Street; suspicious person on Bogie Street/Westwood Boulevard; battery on Highline Road; out for investigation on Valley Boulevard; peace disturbance on Bertram Circle; patrol check on Park Road; suspicious vehicle on White Pine Drive; burglry alarm on Valley Boulevard; and animal control incident on Neely Avenue.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 84. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.


• Tehachapi High School Back to School Night is Thursday, Sept. 4 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., starting in the gymnasium. This will be a great opportunity to meet your students’ teachers.  Sign up to be a member of the School Site Council by calling 822-2133 and leaving your name and phone number. Voting for School Site Council members will take place in the gym on Sept. 4th.

• The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet Saturday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m., at the Veteran's Hall. For more information, call Beth Jessen at 822-6682.

• The Catholic Daughters of St. Malachy Catholic Church will be hosting their annual September rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5 and 6, at St. Malachy’s Hall, located at 407 W. "E" St.
The doors will open on Friday at 8 a.m and close at 4 p.m. Saturday’s hours will be 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Items available will be clothes, furniture, household items, tools and miscellaneous articles.

• The Tehachapi Mountain Quilt Guild's next meeting is Monday, Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m., at the Bear Valley Church hall, located at 26180 Plateau Way. Any and all quilters and those interested in quilting are invited to attend.  Guild members will be selling some of their stash of fabric and quilting supplies during the meeting. Quilters should also mark their calendars for the upcoming rummage sale to be held on Saturday, Oct. 4. More details will be available as the date gets closer.

• Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard, located at 502 W. Pinon, will host the following activities this fall:
1) Beth Moore’s – Children of the Day: Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 9 through Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m.; 2) Thirty Days to Understanding the Bible: Sundays beginning Sept. 21 through Oct. 26, at 9 a.m.; 3) Dave Ramsey’s – Financial Peace: Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 24 through Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m.; 4) High School Youth Groups: Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. Contact the TMV office at 822-9313 to register or for more information.

• American Association of University Women invites renewing and prospective members to attend a luncheon meeting on Saturday, Sept. 13, 11:30 a.m. at Woods Pavillion, located at 323 W. "F" St. Lunch will be catered by Mill Street Kitchen and the $15 fee includes drinks and dessert. Reservations must be made by Sept. 5 by calling Linda at 821-0621. Membership in AAUW is open to men and women with a two-year or higher college degree. Those without the degree may participate as a friend of AAUW.

• The Kern Chapter California Rare Fruit Growers will meet on Saturday, Sept 13, at 10 a.m., at the Bakersfield Racquet Club, located at 1660 Pine St. Guest speaker will be Dr. Joe Sabol, professor of agriculture at Cal Poly. The public is invited to attend the free meeting.


• Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District's Ad Hoc committee will meet Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., at the District Office, located at 490 W. "D" St.

• Tehachapi City Council will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Claude L. Wells Center, 300 South Robinson St. Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

• The Golden Hills Community Services District board of directors will meet for a special budget meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 3, at the district office 21415 Reeves St.


• Jean Wiunnifred Patterson, 1926 – 2014

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The next News@Noon will be published on Sept. 2, 2014.

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