Monday, June 18
The mountain-area 55-plus program meets at the Loma Prieta Community Center room at 10:30 a.m. After games and puzzles, we’ll head outside for a picnic lunch. Dinnerware, beverages, and sandwiches will be provided. Bring a salad or dessert to share.

Saturday, June 23
Mira (Parfitt) Goto performs and celebrates the release of her latest album, Nobody Warned Me, at Flynn’s Cabaret and Steakhouse, 6275 Highway 9, in Felton, beginning at 8 p.m. More information is at www.miragoto.com.

Sunday, June 24
Mountain Bible Church welcomes you to the Gazebo on the Loma Prieta Playfield, on Summit Road, at 10 a.m. Hear acoustic music, stories for the children, and reflections from the scriptures. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy. We’ll have games for all ages.

Friday, July 13
LPCF summer movie under the stars at the Loma Prieta Redwood Amphiteater, next to the playfield at 23845 Summit Road. 8:30 p.m

Saturday, July 28
Rockin' in the Mountains presents the Allison Sharino Band at the Loma Prieta Playfield, 23845 Summit Road. Summit Store offers a barbecue dinner at 6 p.m., music begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 408-353-9091, or email scmlani@yahoo.com.


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For current fire information, visit:

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To learn more about airplane noise in the Santa Cruz Mountains,
visit http://sossantacruz.org/

 

 

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Mountain Wildfires
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Protecting Your Home from Fire

Here’s a checklist on how to improve your landscaping from CalFire at www.fire.ca.gov:

Create a defensible space of one hundred feet around your home. It is required by law.

Create a "lean, clean, green zone" by removing all flammable vegetation within thirty feet surrounding your home

Create a "reduced fuel zone" in the remaining seventy feet or to your property line.

You have two options in this area:

A. Create horizontal and vertical spacing between plants. The amount of space will depend on how steep your property is and the size of your plants.

B. Large trees do not have to be removed as long as all of the plants beneath them are removed.

Remove lower tree branches at least six feet from the ground

Landscape with fire resistant plants

Maintain all plants with regular water, and keep dead braches, leaves, and needles removed.

When clearing vegetation, use care when operating equipment such as lawnmowers. One small spark may start a fire; a string trimmer is much safer.

Stack woodpiles at least thirty feet from all structures and remove vegetation within ten feet of woodpiles.

Locate LPG tanks (butane and propane) at least thirty feet from any structure and maintain ten feet of clearance.

Remove all stacks of construction materials, pine needles, leaves, and other debris from your yard.

For other ways to protect your home from fire, visit www.fire.ca.gov 

 

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