Property taxes due on Nov. 1 - West Side Health Care District
Property taxes due on Nov. 1 - West Side Health Care District
PAGE 3 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015 LOCAL BREAKING NEWS AT TAfTMIdWAydRIllER.coM DOUG KEELER | @TAFTMIDWAYDRILLER.COM | PHONE: (661) 763-3171 TAFT M IDWAY D RILLER .COM Pediatrician joins WSHCD, Urgent Care The West Side Health Care District and the West Side Urgent Care has a new medical director who will give the community a medical specialty that has been lacking here for several years--pediatrics. Dr. Timothy Lee, M.B.A., M.D., is a board certified pediatrician. He will begin seeing pediatric patients at the West Side Urgent Care Center on Oct. 26. Parents are encouraged to schedule their child/children to see Dr. Lee on an appointment basis if possible (Call: 661765-1935 for appointments). He will see walk-in pediatric patients based on clinical priority. In addition to his pediatric practice Dr. Lee, as medical director, will oversee the patient care services of the Urgent Care and participate in the operational and strategic directions of the health and wellness mission of the West Side Health Care District. Dr. Lee received his bachelor of arts degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from Cornell University. Prayers and Praise Bakersfield weatherman Aaron Perlman (left) brought an inspirational message to a Community Worship Service on the final day of Oildorado Sunday. The morning service drew a large crowd of enthusiastic believers to the large Oildorado Main Tent. It was sponsored by the West Side Christian Ministers Association, who helped open the 10-day celebration with a Christian Concert on Oct. 9. Serving the High Sierra for over 14 years! Daniel Taheri, M.D. Board certified in Dermatology Sam Abaza, M.D. Board certified in Dermatology, ABPS Kristine Hirschfield, M.D. 10+ years of Dermatology experience. Steve Leon, P.A. Specializing in Dermatology James Reith P.A. over 17 years of Dermatology experience Dermatology and Skin Cancer of Bakersfield 5600 California Ave. Ste. 101 Bakersfield, CA. 93309 Dr. Timothy Lee He completed his pediatric residency at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland. He has been a practicing pediatrician for the past eight years. Dr. Lee recently received his master of business administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Lee said his passion is to improve health care and he looks forward to “making a difference in people’s health with a combination of medical and administrative expertise.” He is of Cantonese ancestry and was born in Vietnam. He came to the United States at a very young age and spent almost all of his childhood in Los Angeles. Dr. Lee is married to April and they have two young children, Rylan and Ava. Property taxes due on Nov. 1 Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector, Jordan Kaufman, announced the recent mailing of approximately 393,000 real property tax bills totaling more than $1.09 billion for the fiscal year 20152016. These bills represent taxes levied by Kern County, schools, and other taxing agencies within Kern County and provide revenue for their operating funds. The first and second installments are due on November 1, 2015 and February 1, 2016 and become delinquent if not paid by December 10, 2015 and April 10, 2016, respectively. Various methods of payment are available: *Via mail to: KCTTC Payment Center, P. O. Box 541004, Los Angeles, CA 90054-1004 *In person at the TreasurerTax Collector’s Office located at 1115 Truxtun Avenue - 2nd Floor, Bakersfield, CA 933 01.*Via the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s website at www.kcttc.co.kern.ca.us Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover Cards can be used for payments made over the Internet. 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Skin growths • Warts • Keloids • Scars Psoriasis • Skin allergies • Cysts • Boils • STD's effecting the skin • Hair loss, both Male and female • • ACNE/ROSACEA • • Latest acne treatments and laser procedures Laser treatments for redness and scarring with little to no downtime COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY Laser rejuvenation Laser treatment for leg veins • Sun/age spots with little downtime • Chemical peels • Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Voluma, Radiesse and Restylane • Botox • Ultherapy • Coolsculpt • Mesotherapy • Sclerotherapy • • Kern County Sheriff’s deputy directs traffic at Highway 166-33 intersection Maricopa Friday evening after floods and mudslides closed Highway 166 between Maricopa and Highway 10. Roadway was closed for about 4 hours. Aera employee arrested in theft 2220 “C” Tuscan All included $325,000 Sandy Creek Estates 661-763-3517 Taft, CA Granite counters-kit. & bath Stainless steel appliances Tile floor all wet areas Covered patio-fenced lot Landscaped front yard www.sandycreekestates.com 1550 “A” Tudor All included $250,000 An Aera Energy employee has been arrested and accused of embezzling from the company. The Kern County Sheriff’s Rural Crimes Investigations Unit arrested Gary Lumpkins Jr. ,44, on Oct. 8 after a three-week investigation that started when Aera reported he had embezzled property. “During the three week long investigation detectives determined Lumpkins had made numerous purchases of equipment and supplies on Aera accounts,” a Sheriff’s news release said. “A search warrant was served at Lumpkins residence and numerous items of stolen property were located during the search. Detectives also searched two storage units and a shop where additional Aera property was located. The total value of the recovered items of stolen property exceeded $60,000. A firearm was also seized from Lumpkins home.” Lumpkins was charged with embezzlement and possession of a firearm by a felon.