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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Arnold, CA...California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a series of prescribed burns beginning on or around the week of October 21, 2019 through the end of November in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The goal is to complete 382 acres this fall (see maps below). Ignitions are expected to occur when weather conditions are favorable and adequate resources are available. Some of the units have been previously thinned to reduce the fuel loading, which allows for a safer and more controllable broadcast burn. Much of this work was funded through Propositions 84 and 1 grant from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, an agency of the State of California.



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These burns are part of the prescribed fire program for vegetation management, hazardous fuel load reduction, wildlife habitat improvement, enhance the health of the forest by removing diseased materials, restoring essential nutrients to the soil, and reducing the chance of a catastrophic wildfire. Through forest thinning and prescribed fire, an ecologically healthy forest system can be restored and maintained. Additional benefits of these prescribed burns include protection for the Big Trees developments (Visitors Center, campground, etc.), and the North Grove of giant sequoias.

Pile burning will also take place throughout the fall, winter, and spring seasons within the North and South Grove and along the Big Trees Village and Blue Lake Spring park boundaries.

Prescribed burns produce significantly less smoke than wildfires. The burns are planned and coordinated with the Calaveras and Tuolumne County Air Districts in order to minimize the smoke impacts on surrounding communities. All burning depends on weather and air quality conditions that are favorable for smoke dispersal. If the conditions, such as weather or vegetation are not conducive for burning, the burns will be rescheduled.

Communities near Calaveras Big Trees State Park, including Dorrington, Big Trees Village, White Pines, Blue Lake Spring and Arnold may experience smoke from the burning operations. California State Parks is working with the Calaveras and Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control Districts to limit impacts to smoke sensitive areas.

Both Highway 4 and the Walter W. Smith Parkway will remain open but may experience delays due to smoke and other hazards. The Parkway may experience short-term closures prior to the end of season closure. Some public campsites and dirt roads near the burn areas will be closed to public access during prescribed burn operations including the East and West Moran Roads, East and West 5000 Foot Roads, as well as the South Rim Road. Please obey all warning signs.

For questions or comments about the projects or about the prescribed burn program, contact Jackie Olavarria at (209) 984-8703.
All Day Make Plans to Attend The Crafty Chicks Holiday Road Show on November 16
Angels Camp, CA...We are the premier independent arts & craft fair and vintage flea market of Calaveras County. Made up of over 80 local artisans and collectors, we gather twice a year to market our handcrafted, repurposed, up cycled, vintage and carefully curated treasures. Rounding out our lineup is a variety of local food trucks/vendors and hand selected non profit organizations. Raffle prizes, a photo booth, Friends of the Library Book Sale and other fun elements make our event a fun way to spend your day. Follow us for previews of our events, vendors and goods.


We are a TRUE craft fair and vintage market that produces 3 shows a year at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. Our 2019 schedule: March 30, June 22 and November 16th. All shows open 10am-4pm.

We are the premier independent arts & craft fair and vintage flea market of Calaveras County. Made up of over 80 local artisans and collectors, we gather 3 time... See More

Handmade, vintage, upcycle, repurposed and carefully curated. Home, gift, fashion, baby, children. Food trucks. Photo booth. Book sale. Angels Camp Community Club raffle.
All Day Holiday Open House Today at Sonora Lumber!
Sonora, CA...Join us on Saturday November 16th from 8am-5pm for a Christmas spectacular! Peruse our wide selection of Christmas decor, and enjoy a special discount coupon valued anywhere from 15% to 50% off!


Sonora Lumber Co. is here to help you with all your home and construction needs. Whether you are a weekend warrior or a seasoned contractor, we have what you need to get the job done right, and expert staff to answer any questions.

So when your ready to start your next contract or take on your next weekend project, make Sonora Lumber Co. your go to places for building materials, tools, paint, and everything in between.
All Day Grad Night Wreath Fundraiser! Order Yours Today!!
Angels Camp, CA.Buy a Holiday wreath to support the 2020 Grad Night party! Only $25 for a 24” fresh pine wreath
Order your wreath by November 22, 2019 while supplies last. Pick up Saturday, December 7, 2019, Bret Harte H.S. pool parking lot from 10 AM-12 pm or call to make other arrangements More information – Tracy Thompson @209-607-2461, tjthompson300@yahoo.com or Anneliese Gill @ 209-728-9386. Thanks for your support! The school does NOT put on the party.


It is a group of all volunteers using 100% donations and this fundraiser to fund the party.
Grad Night Foundation of Calaveras County is a non-profit organization that provides safe and fun filled graduation parties for our high school seniors.

Since the party’s inception in 1989, Calaveras County has not had a single alcohol or drug related high school graduation tragedy. That is 30 years that our graduates have been able to follow their dreams!

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Please print:
Name:______________________________________________Phone#:__________________
Email:___________________________Physical Address:______________________________
# of wreaths:____@ $25.00 each = total $________(checks payable to Grad Night Foundation)
Mail checks to: Grad Night Foundation, c/o Thompson, PO Box 625, Murphys, CA 95247
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
Murphys, CA...Each Saturday morning the Old Timers Museum in Murphys offers a historical walking tour of Murphys. No reservation necessary. Meet at the Museum, 470 Main St, Murphys, across from the Hotel 10 am. Walk is 1-1/12 hours.


A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stone walls, iron shutters and pastoral gardens with white picket fences. Once you experience the charm and hospitality of Murphys, the historic “Queen of the Sierra”, you’ll want to come back again and again!

Rich in Gold Rush History, Murphys today is a vibrant, thriving community of over 2,000 residents. Many of the surrounding hillsides are rich with the fine wine grapes grown in our area. Murphys offers wineries, art galleries, live theater, eclectic shops, fine restaurants, charming hotels and B&B’s as well as a multitude of outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities.

Murphys’ colorful past came alive in 1848 when John and Daniel Murphy established a trading post and gold mining operation in the area that is now their namesake. True entrepreneurs with the luck of the Irish, they were a part of the very first immigrant party – the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy families – to successfully bring wagons over the Sierra in 1844, paving the way for westward migration. John and Daniel’s cries of “Gold!” were among the first heard in California. It is reported that the brothers took two million dollars in gold ore from the Murphys Diggins in one year’s time, making them millionaires before the age of 25. The sizzling Gold Rush camp of Murphys also played host to President Grant, Mark Twain and Black Bart. And in some circles, to an even more famous chap – a young, inquisitive lad who literally changed the scientific world, Dr. Albert Michelson.

Our friendly residents invite you to revisit the past while exploring the “new” upscale Murphys. Guided walking tours of the town’s many historic buildings including the home of Albert Michelson, the first American Nobel Prize winner, are conducted every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., starting in front of the Old Timers Museum on Main Street.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
Columbia, CA...Enjoy an hour-long walking tour of town led by a park staff member or docent. See the actual gold discovery site, learn about the buildings and early merchants of Columbia. Sponsored by The Friends Of Columbia SHP. Visit their website here for more information. Town Tours are every Saturday & Sunday starting at 11 am. Meet at the office on Main Street & State St Columbia, CA 95310

01:00 PM Services This Saturday for EPFD Board Director, Veteran & Retired Battalion Chief Thomas J. Sullivan
Arnold, CA...It is with deep regret that the Ebbetts Pass Fire District must announce the passing of one of our Board of Directors Thomas J. Sullivan. Tom passed away on Saturday November 9, 2019 at his home in Arnold. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 16 at 1:00 PM at Ebbetts Pass Fire District Station 1, located at 1037 Blagen Road in Arnold, CA 95223.


After the funeral service, his wife, Jackie, and his family would like to invite you to celebrate the life of Tom Sullivan at a reception to be held at the Independence Hall located at 1445 Blagen Rd, Arnold, CA 95223. The Family has requested that anyone planning on attending the Celebration of Life to please R.S.V.P. by emailing Ebbetts Pass Fire District at epfd@epfd.org

Tom had served for over 24 years on the Board of Directors for the Ebbetts Pass Fire District. Tom was a Veteran of the United States Army and a retired Battalion Chief from Orange County Fire.

Tom started his career with Orange County Fire in 1960 retiring in 1987. In 1994, Tom became a Director for the Ebbetts Pass Fire District where his knowledge, guidance and direction helped to evolve our current Fire District.
02:00 PM The 21st Soroptimist International of Calaveras County Teddy Bear Tea
Murphys, CA...The 21st Annual Soroptimist International of Calaveras County Teddy Bear Tea is at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys on Saturday November 16th at 2pm. Join for tea, desserts, face painting, photo booth, raffle, entertainment and fun! Call (209)-753-9700 for Reservations are required by Wednesday November 13th. Children 12 and under $15, Adults $25.


Proceeds will benefit activities for Soroptimist International of Calaveras County. A global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Make Plans to Attend Angels Night Out on November 16th
Angels Camp, CA...Join us on Saturday, November 16th for our third Angels Night Out! This month we kick off the holiday season with a toy drive for Toys for Tots! Our downtown shops will be decked out for Christmas as well!


After hours fun begins at 5pm with live music, art, activities, food, shopping and more ~ inside and outside of participating downtown businesses. Hit the “INTERESTED” or GOING” button to keep up with sneak peeks and info on this awesome new monthly event!

Downtown is coming to life!!
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Joe Craven & the Sometimers – Americana, standards, and more at the Sutter Creek Theatre
His music combines so many diverse elements that it is practically its own genre. ~ Audiophile Review

Joe has made music with many folks – notably violinist Stephane Grappelli and Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia – to multi-whirled string guy David Lindley, harmonica wizard Howard Levy and seven years recording and touring with banjo fusionist Alison Brown.

Jonathan Stoyanoff is a much in demand bassist who has played and/or shared bills with Larry Coryell, B.B. King, Robert Cray, Huey Lewis, Dave Mason, Jackie Greene, and many more.

Bruce MacMillan is a wonderfully intuitive musician dedicated to the holy temple of American Roots Music, including Blues to Bluegrass, Country to Jazz and Rock & Roll.

Hattie Craven has built a reputation as one of the finest young, if not youngest, performers on the stages of the Strawberry Music Festival, California Worldfest, Kate Wolf Memorial Festival and the Millpond Music Festival – all to standing ovations.

The award winning historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sond. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site www.suttercreektheatre.com

Tickets $20 advance / $23 day of show

Here’s video https://youtu.be/L0EpBFhaLaQ


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