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News@Noon for April 3, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for April 3, 2014:

The latest news - The Golden Hills Community Services District is hosting its first monthly special Saturday board meeting on April 5. The meeting will be held on the first Saturday of every month and will be used to get feedback from the community on important topics in Golden Hills. For more information, read HERE.

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PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

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: Report unavailable at this time.

Bear Valley Police Department:

April 2, 2014

• 7:28 a.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred at Skyline Drive/Hillside Court. Disposition: Assignment completed.

• 7:43 a.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred on Tehachapi Highway. Vehicle off the roadway appears to be stuck. Disposition: Turn over to.

• 11:51 a.m. Warrant service. Officer initiated activity at Serra Place. Disposition: Assignment completed.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Report unavailable at this time.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

UPCOMING EVENTS

• First Friday Art Walk, downtown Tehachapi; April 4, various venues open from 5 to 8 p.m. with refreshments and entertainment. Open to all.

• Sleeping Beauty, presented by TCT Jr., is at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, at the Beekay Theatre. A Sunday matinee will be held April 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10.

• Alan Reid and Rob van Sante are performing at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at Fiddlers Crossing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 823-9994.

• Tehachapi Valley Arts Association's "Eggstravaganza", an annual egg decorating contest, will be accepting decorated eggs through April 7, at Galley 'n' Gifts, 100 W. Tehachapi Blvd. Entries are open to all ages with a $1 entry fee. Voting by the public will take place from April 8 through 19, with the winners to be announced the day before Easter Sunday.

• Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association will present its 30th annual art show over Easter week of April 12 through 20. The event will kick off with a reception Saturday, April 12, at 4 p.m., at Oak Tree Country Club.

• The Good Shepherd Preschool will host a picnic in the playground on Friday, April 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Individuals who are, were, want to be an educator in the early childhood sector are invited to attend. Bring a picnic dinner, drinks will be provided. R.S.V.P. by calling Sarah or Candace at 823-7740.

• The Tehachapi Humane Society will host a bake and craft sale at Kmart on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. They need bakers, craft makers and helpers for the day of the sale. Spring is the theme, if possible. Call Carol at 822-5433 if you can help out.

* The Foundation for After School Education in conjunction with the Art Science and Technology Committee will present a fashion show Saturday, April 12, at 2 p.m., at the Lisec's residence in Bear Valley Springs. Tickets cost $15. Call Kathleen at 972-9102.

* A pancake breakfast will be held Saturday, April 12, from 8 to 11 a.m., at the Tehachapi Veterans Hall located on "F" Street, with proceeds to go to help Traqcey Reese with medical bills. Breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and juice, for a $5 donation.

• The Southern Sierra Amateur Radio Club (Ham Radio) will meet Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., at 600 S. Dennison Rd. Guest speaker will be Howard Krawitz (AH6TX). Call 203-7005.

* AAUW will meet Wednesday, April 9, at 4 p.m., at the Tehachapi Community Church, 100 E. "E" St. Guest speaker will be Mirna Troncosco, who will talk about food choices. Call Susan at 821-6008.

CIVIC CALENDAR

• Tehachapi City Council will meet Monday, April 7, at 6 p.m., at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.

• The Tehachapi Unified School District's next board meeting will be Tuesday, April 8, at 6 p.m., at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St. The regular meeting will be preceded by a session beginning at 5 p.m. to allow the community input on the superintendent selection process.

• The Bear Valley Springs Community Services District's next board meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, at the district's headquarters at 28999 S. Lower Valley Road.

MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK

Baseball — Varsity/Jayvee vs. Highland at home and Frosh at Highland on Friday, April 4. All games will start at 4 p.m.

Varsity/Jayvee vs. Highland at home and Frosh at Highland on Friday, April 4. All games will start at 4 p.m.

Swimming – Varsity/Jayvee vs. East at home 4 p.m. at Dye Natatorium on Thursday, April 3.

Tennis — Varsity at Highland and Jayvee vs. Highland at home 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

Varsity vs. North at home and Jayvee at North 3:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 8.

LATEST OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

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The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Friday, April 4.

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