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All Day Stanislaus National Forest plans prescribed underburn for resource and public benefit on Groveland R
Groveland, CA...The Stanislaus National Forest provides the following information about planned prescribed underburns on the forest. Prescribed Fire Name / Ranger District China Ridge Understory Burn, Jordan Unit, Groveland Ranger District General and Specific Location: Located adjacent to the Groveland Ranger District office and following China Ridge south to Greeley Hill Road, approximately four miles NE of Greeley Hill. Most of the underburn is adjacent to forest roads 1S15, 1S16 and 1S29, at specific geographic location [sections 27, 33, 34, range 17E, township 1S; sections 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 23, 24 range 17E, township 2S]. Smoke may be visible from Smith Station Road, and Highway 120 with some down canyon drift smoke visible in the evening and early morning.

This project is a planned prescribed fire. Please do not report as a wildland fire. Projected Duration: Ignition of the prescribed burn is expected to begin in July 9 through July 11, 2019, and is contingent on weather, fuel moisture, and air quality. Ignitions could continue daily or as conditions allow. All burning is monitored and conducted in accordance with state and county air quality guidelines and closely coordinated with local county air quality control districts.

Planned Size of Prescribed Burn: Up to 1,905 acres are to be treated with low-intensity fire during the next five
years, with daily ignitions planned to be approximately 50 acres. Size of the burn may vary with weather and fuel
moisture conditions, as well as permissible air quality burn days.

Type of Prescribed Burn: Broadcast underburn
Burn Project Objectives: The goal of this prescribed burn is to enhance public and firefighter safety by reducing
the build-up of dead and down fuels and to reduce the threat of high-intensity wildfire while protecting watershed
values and wildlife habitat by creating a mosaic pattern of vegetation.

Public Benefits: Prescribed burning is an effective, cost efficient method of reducing flammable forest fuels,
improving firefighting capabilities, and reducing the impacts of large uncontrolled damaging wildland fires.
Smoke may be visible from Highway 108 and in surrounding communities. Fire managers are working closely
with local air districts and the California Air Resources Board to mitigate the effects of smoke on the public.
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Office of Senator Borgeas to Host Mobile District Office Hours at San Andreas Central Library
San Andreas, CA...Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) is hosting mobile district office hours at the San Andreas Central Library. Mobile District Offices provide expanded constituent services to those who reside in the 8th Senate District. Constituents will be able to meet directly with district staff for assistance regarding the state government or its agencies. Staff can help constituents with issues dealing with Employment Development Department, Department of Motor Vehicles, Franchise Tax Board, and other state related concerns.

WHO: Senator Andreas Borgeas’ District Staff
WHAT: Mobile District Office Hours
WHEN: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 10:00AM-12:00PM
WHERE: San Andreas Central Library
1299 Gold Hunter Road
San Andreas, CA 95249

Senator Borgeas represents all or portions of Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Sacramento, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne Counties. For more information on Senator Borgeas and to sign up for his newsletter, please visit
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Jackson, CA...Have you experienced the loss of someone you love? You do not need to deal with your loss alone.
Hospice of Amador & Calaveras offers FREE Drop-in Grief Groups: Jackson Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Hospice Conference Room 103 1500 So. Hwy 49, Jackson

New Life After Loss Group, 1st Thursday every month 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Hospice Conf. Rm. 103 (Bring a bag lunch), 1500 So. Hwy 49, Jackson

Calaveras, 2nd Wednesday every month 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Angels Camp Thrift Store in the book room, 570 Main St., Angels Camp. For more information, please call: 209-223-5500 Please join us!
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM "Better Together" Social Skills Camp at Mind Matters
Murphys, CA..."Better Together" Social Skills Camp at Mind Matters. Building Social Skills through play, practice and fun!

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM The 2019 "Taco Tuesdays" Concert Series at Bistro Espresso...Tonight Jill & The Giants!
Arnold, CA...Come on out for Taco Tuesday at Bistro Espresso tonight 6-8pm, featuring Jill Warren & The Giants! Please remember to bring a picnic blanket or chairs and to leave your pets and personal alcohol at home!The place to be in the mountains this summer every Tuesday evening is Bistro Espresso in Arnold. Their legendary "Taco Tuesdays" are back and ready for your Tuesday enjoyment.

The Bistro serves fresh, made-to-order American cuisine, created by Chef Tony Miller. We serve fair trade, organic espresso, coffee, beer & wine, breakfast and lunch. Our Menu features weekly and daily specials. We serve breakfast until 11 am and all other food items all day until an hour before closing.

Our atmosphere is casual and kid-friendly. We have indoor and outdoor seating and feature special events and live music. Whether sit in or take out, we welcome you to Bistro Espresso!

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