Our ninth year!

Announcing the winners of the Best of 2018

BEST OVERALL BUSINESS

Carlos' Donuts

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Kohnen's Country Bakery

P-Dubs Grille & Bar

BEST ANIMAL RESCUE

Marley's Mutts

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Have A Heart Humane Society

Tehachapi Humane Society

BEST AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE

The Garage

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The Tire Store

Scott's Auto Body

BEST BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

Safe 1 Credit Union

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Kern Schools Federal Credit Union

Bank of the Sierra

BEST BARBER SHOP

Barry's Barber Shop

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Lucky Barber Shop

Barber D's Perfect Blend

BEST BEAUTY SALON

Glamour Salon

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At the Salon

Turning Heads Salon

BEST BOUTIQUE

Bliss Interiors

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Dahlia A Boutique

Alligator Rose

BEST BREAKFAST PLACE

Henry's Cafe

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Carlos' Donuts

Steampunk Cafe & Grill

BEST BURGER PLACE

P-Dubs Grille & Bar

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Steampunk Cafe & Grill

Primo Burgers

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Danielle Sottile, Vita Sana Chiropractic

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Dr. Laura White, Laura White Chiropractic

Dr. Darren Robison, Dare 2 Care Chiropractic

Dr. Terence Brady, Brady Chiropractic

BEST COFFEE

The Coffee Mill

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Starbucks

McDonald's

BEST COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

Family Life Pregnancy Center

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Tehachapi Cancer Foundation

Tehachapi Senior Center

BEST DATE PLACE

Jake's Steakhouse

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Hitching Post Theater

Veritas

BEST DENTIST

Dr. Michael Jones

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Dr. Ryan Kerr

Dr. Rick D. Wells

BEST EMPLOYER

Kohnen's Country Bakery

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Red House BBQ

Tehachapi Unified School District

BEST ETHNIC RESTAURANT

Petra Mediterranean Restaurant

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Kasagiri

ThaiHachapi

BEST FAMILY ATTRACTION

Tehachapi Mountain Festival

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4th of July Fireworks

Farmer's Market

BEST INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL

Marty Pay, Farmers Insurance

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Bill Kotz, State Farm

Rod Dorman, State Farm

BEST LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

BeeKay Theatre

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Farmer's Market

Fiddlers Crossing

BEST LOCAL EVENT

Tehachapi Mountain Festival

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Stallion Springs Oktoberfest

Fourth of July Celebration/Fireworks

BEST LOCAL TEACHER

Amy Watkins - Tehachapi High School

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Adam Whittier - Valley Oaks Charter School

Steve Denman - Tehachapi High School

Sue Page - Valley Oaks Charter School

BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST

Melissa Sottile, Moll Sottile Chiropractic

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Viviana Villalobos, Healing Hands Therapeutic Massage

Molly Sherman, Tehachapi Therapeutic Massage

BEST MEDICAL GROUP/OFFICE

Kaiser Permanente

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Sierra Family Care

Oak Tree Medical Group

BEST MORTGAGE PROFESSIONAL

Tammy Engel, Mortgage Advisor

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Jeff LaMonte, Dignified Home Loans

Gayle McCarthy, American Pacific Mortgage

BEST OVERALL PLACE TO SHOP

Tractor Supply

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Home Depot

Tehachapi Natural Market

BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

P-Dubs Grille & Bar

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Jake's Steakhouse

Kohnen's Country Bakery

BEST PARK

Philip Marx Central Park

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Tehachapi Mountain Park

Meadowbrook Park

BEST PET SERVICES

Canine Creek

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Tehachapi Veterinary Hospital

Tehachapi Pet Lodge & Outfitters

BEST PLACE TO HIKE/BIKE

Tehachapi Mountain Park

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Bear Valley Springs

Stallion Springs

BEST PIZZA

TK's Pizza and Pasta

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Johnny's Take and Bake

Hungry Howie's

BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Coldwell Banker Best Realty

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4 Seasons Realty

BVS Properties, Kathy Carey

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

Theresa Mann, Keller Williams Realty

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Terri Juergens, Country Real Estate

Christy Rabe, Platinum Realty Group

BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY

Keller Williams Realty

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Coldwell Banker Best Realty

RE/MAX Tehachapi, Inc.

BEST SANDWICH PLACE

Kohnen's Country Bakery

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Subway

P-Dubs Grille & Bar

BEST TACOS

Taco Samich

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Bean Me Up Xpresso

Don Perico

BEST WINE/BEER SELECTION

Veritas

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Albertsons

Tehachapi Liquor

BEST WORTHY CAUSE

Marley's Mutts

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Cheers to Charity

Family Life Pregnancy Center

Tehachapi Relay for life

BEST YOUTH PROGRAM

4-H

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Tehachapi Valley Rec & Park Youth Sports

Tehachapi Little League