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Monday, Oct 28
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Tuesday, Oct 29
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All Day Prescribed Burn Planned on Save the Redwoods League Property
Arnold, CA...Save the Redwoods League in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and California State Parks are planning to begin a prescribed burn on or around Friday, June 28, 2019 on its property adjacent to Calaveras Big Trees State Park on the northeast side. The goal is to complete the 20-acre Oak Leaf Spring unit (see yellow polygon on the map below). Ignition is expected to be completed in one day. The 20 acres were previously thinned, reducing the fuel loading and allowing for a safer and more controllable broadcast burn. Much of this work was funded through a Proposition 1 grant from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund grant from CAL FIRE, both agencies of the State of California.


This burn is part of Save the Redwoods League’s stewardship program for vegetation management, hazardous fuel load reduction, and wildlife habitat improvement. Prescribed burns 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 reduction of fire fuels, an ecologically healthy forest system can be maintained.
An additional benefit of this prescribed burn includes buffer protection for the State Parks’ South Grove of giant sequoias.

Prescribed burns produce significantly less smoke than wildfires. To minimize the smoke impacts on surrounding communities, burns are planned and coordinated with CAL FIRE and the Tuolumne County Air District. 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. Save the Redwoods League is working with the 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. Please obey all warning signs.

Questions or comments about the projects or about the stewardship program should be directed to Anthony Castanos at (415) 362-2352.
11:00 AM A Plan 4 Me Free Health Seminar on Oral Health Practices, June 28th at 11am.
San Andreas, CA...The Essential for Overall Good Health. The Importance of Oral Health. Learn how to maintain good oral health practices. Presented by Kelsey Holmes of Calaveras County Public Health. This important Free seminar can affect your physical, emotional & financial well-being. From youngster to senior, most oral health issues are preventable with proper knowledge and access dental care.


Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services.

The hospital’s services include 24-hour Emergency Services; Inpatient/Outpatient Surgery; Intensive Care Unit; Medical and Surgical Units; General X-ray, Ultrasound, Mammography, CT Scan, MRI and Nuclear Medicine; Respiratory Therapy Services; Cancer/Infusion Center; Orthopedic Center, Gastroenterology Center, Physical Therapy Services; Inpatient Skilled Rehabilitation; Full Service Clinical Lab; Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation; and Health Education.

MTMC’s affiliated medical staff provide Family Practice, Allergy, Alternative Medicine, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Psychology, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Podiatry, Allergy, Behavioral Health, Dermatology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Neurology, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine.

Access to care in the county is further supported by five MTMC’s Medical Centers located in Arnold, Angels Camp, Copperopolis, San Andreas, and Valley Springs. Services at these Ambulatory Centers include Immediate Care, Primary Care, Behavioral Health, Occupational Health, Pediatrics, General X-ray, Laboratory Draws and Health Education. Additionally, MTMC now also operates four Specialty Care Centers: in Angels Camp for Orthopedics and in San Andreas on the Medical Center campus for Cancer and Infusion Therapy, and Gastroenterology Specialty Care.

05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
Angels Camp, CA...Bring your family, blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy a night of great food, beer & wine, music, fresh produce and locally handmade crafts. See you in the park for the perfect small town Friday night! Each week features a local musician / band and winery.


The Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market runs every Friday starting 5 p.m. to dusk at Utica Park in Angels Camp. Hosted by the Angels Camp Business Association, the annual Farmers Market brings farm-fresh vegetables, herbs, plants, flowers and fruits, handmade products, live entertainment, dinner options, desserts and a different featured local winery and musician each evening. Entry and parking is free. For more information visit angelscampbusiness.com or call 209-736-1333.
06:30 PM Ziggy Marley - Michael Franti & Spearhead, with English Beat Tonight at Ironstone Amphitheater
Murphys, CA...An eight-time GRAMMY winner, Emmy winner, author, philanthropist, and reggae icon, Ziggy Marley has released thirteen albums to much critical acclaim. Now with his own label, Tuff Gong Worldwide and publishing company, Ishti Music, Marley has complete control of his master recordings and publishing. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley.


As front man to Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, the group released eight best-selling albums that garnered three GRAMMYs, Ziggy’s first solo album, Dragonfly (RCA Records), was released in 2003. His second solo release, Love is My Religion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), won a GRAMMY in 2006 for “Best Reggae Album.” His third solo studio album, Family Time (Tuff Gong Worldwide), scored a 5th GRAMMY award for “Best Children’s Album. Ziggy’s fifth solo studio album, Fly Rasta was released to mass critical acclaim in 2015, and earned his 7th GRAMMY for “Best Reggae Album”. 2016 marked the release of Marley’s self-titled album, which garnered his
8th GRAMMY. His GRAMMY-nominated ‘Rebellion Rises’ is out now via Tuff Gong Worldwide.
07:00 PM "Moon Over Buffalo" Continues on at Murphys Creek Theatre
Murphys, CA...“The Show Must Go On!” In Murphys Creek Theatre’s 2019 summer production. In Ken Ludwig’s MOON OVER BUFFALO, all character stop at nothing to live up to that infamous phrase. The play follows George and Charlotte Hay, fading stage and film stars of the 1950s. At the moment, they're playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New York… with only five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George's dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra, Mr. Hollywood himself, is coming to town to see their matinee, and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie Twilight of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Unfortunately for George, Charlotte and their devoted company manager Paul Singer, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. The chaos is aided by a visit from their daughter, Roz, her clueless fiancé and hilarious uncertainty about which play they're actually performing. Adding more fuel to the comedic fire is Charlotte’s deaf, stage manager Mother who despises George with every fiber of her being.



Ken Ludwig is a two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright who has written over 26 plays and musicals, including 6 shows on Broadway and 7 in London's West End. His first Broadway play, Lend Me A Tenor, won two Tony Awards and was called "one of the classic comedies of the 20th century" by The Washington Post. His other awards include the Helen Hayes Award, the 2017 Samuel French Award for Sustained Excellence in the American Theatre, the Edgar Award for Best Mystery of the Year, and the Edwin Forrest Award for Contributions to the American Theater. His book How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare, published by Penguin/Random House, won the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of the Year, and his essays are published by the Yale Review. Ken's best known works include Crazy For You (5 years on Broadway, Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical), Lend Me A Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo, The Game's Afoot, Baskerville, Sherwood, A Fox on the Fairway, and a stage version of Murder on the Orient Express, written expressly at the request of the Agatha Christie Estate. His work has been performed in over 30 countries in more than 20 languages, and is produced somewhere in the United States and abroad every night of the year.

The show is directed by MCT Artistic Director, Robbie Allen. He last directed MCT’s 2018 production of The Mousetrap, and was last seen onstage this year in The Whipping Man and Barefoot in the Park.

“I absolutely love this play,” says Allen, “It is hilarious from start to finish and the characters are incredibly rich and fun. The play relies heavily on situational and farcical comedy, while still delivering very human and relatable character arcs. The writing is phenomenal and makes my job easy.” He also adds, “The cast we’ve assembled is incredible and such a joy to work with.”

Moon Over Buffalo stars: Sid Marsh as George Hay, Elaine Saculla as Charlotte Hay, Todd Thomas as Paul Singer, Alyson Wren as Roz Hay, Sharon Perras as Ethel, Michael Crich as Richard, Charlie Cites as Eileen and Colten Minehart as Howard.

The play runs JUNE 21st – JULY 14th . Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm. Murphys Creek Theatre is located at
580 S. Algiers St. Murphys CA

For ticket information please visit: www.murphyscreektheatre.com or call the Box Office at: 209-728-8422



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