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BREAKING NEWS!!! SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN.

We have breaking news for all the boys and girls (and the young at heart) in Mi Wuk Village and Sugar Pine areas.  I received a dispatch from the North Pole this morning.  It was from Santa Claus who is busy preparing for his big event on December 24, 2019 when he delivers toys to all the good boys and girls around the world. Well, it seems that the boys…

Burn Days are Back

Burn Days are Back

Chief Steve McClintock has announced that burning is once again allowed on permissive burn days.  Burns permits ARE REQUIRED.  And yes, you can get your burn permit at the Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Station 77 on Highway 108 in Sugar Pine.  Permits are available Monday through Friday, during business hours. Burn permits are required each fire season by Cal Fire. To ascertain if the days is a permissive burn day,…

Great Plowing in Mi Wuk by the County Roads Crews!

Great Plowing in Mi Wuk by the County Roads Crews!

I haven’t taken photos yet but……….the County Roads Crews have been doing a fabulous job of getting our roads down to the blacktop with the snow off the edges of the roadways.  Barring the next snowfall, there’s room for your garbage cans on the side of the street, in the dirt area.  Of course, that depends upon where your cans usually await the WM truck on Mondays. My reference above…

Double Check Location on Weather App

Double Check Location on Weather App

Good Morning Folks.  We are having a ‘fight’ with the weather app on the upper right sidebar of this blog. Click on Then insert the 95346 Mi Wuk Village zip code at the top left of the National Weather Service page.  That will give you to Mi Wuk Village/Sugar Pine/Sierra Village/Mount Elizabeth weather information.  Seems as if Sacramento occasionally wants to trick us with their much milder weather stats and forecasting!…

Weather's Coming! Please Read This Article for Valuable Tips!

Weather's Coming!  Please Read This Article for Valuable Tips!

After pretty much no seasonal weather in October and thus far in November, it’s seems we might get slammed Thanksgiving week.  The “YOUR 5-DAY WEATHER FORCAST AT A GLANCE” weather link on the sidebar has decided that it wants to share only Sacramento’s forecast so…..here’s your fix: Click on the YOUR 5-DAY FORECAST AT A GLANCE link and, in the upper left corner, insert the 95346 zip code.  Or, better…

Vintage Mi-Wuk Motor Lodge Sign

Vintage Mi-Wuk Motor Lodge Sign

As you may or may not know, Russ and I are moving to Boise, ID in December.  We still have lots of “goodies” to go through and keep, share, donate, dump, ignore……whatever.  Yesterday our friends/neighbors Neal and Chandra stopped by to see how we were progressing.  They noticed the old Dodge Ridge sign I salvaged from the weeds when the Mi-Wuk Motor Lodge site was being transformed to Zoe’s and…

What NOT To Do When You See a Wasp's Nest

What NOT To Do When You See a Wasp's Nest

Ahhhhh, a lovely early morning walk along Lama Hisum, then down Olo Win Trail…………and “oh, look! It’s an exposed wasp nest on the side of the hill.  Wonder what exposed it?  A bear?  A raccoon?  A skunk?”  Ruger, the boxer who was walking with us (me and Gregory Oliver) gave the nest a brief examination, yelped and jump back. (I totally missed that sequence.)  With my iPhone camera always at…

Proposed Wording for CA PRC 4291

Proposed Wording for CA PRC 4291

Public Resources Code 4291 does not address properties that are vacant lots within rural housing subdivisions. This addition to PRC 4291 would require vacant lot property owners to maintain their property accordance to PRC 4291 and reduce a public hazard in the rural communities in the state. This proposal is to add the following section to Public Resources Code 4291:    (a) A person who owns, leases, controls, operates, or maintains…

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