Marc Valdez Weblog

Marc Valdez Weblog The Marc Valdez Weblog looks at Sacramento area community musical theater (especially the Davis Musical Theater Company), liberal politics, Kylie Minogue, Australiana, southwest meteorology, hurricanes, and general weirdness. Born in Albuquerque, but raised in Corrales, New Mexico, Mark Valdez has a B.S in Physics and History, and a Ph.D. and M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences. Mark has been a resident of Sacramento since 1990 and is currently employed as air quality dispersion modeler. He has also been involved in Sacramento and Yolo County community musical theater since 1997, primarily with the Davis Musical Theater Company.

Web Site: http://marcvaldez.blogspot.com/


Services And Memorials Planned For Tevye Ditter

Apr 19, 2014

"You're Nothing Without Me" - City of Angels - Tony Ruiz and Tev Ditter - DMTC - Hit of Hits (August 11, 2012)Here is a message from Jackie Shelley, Tev's mom:Dear Marc,Thank you so much for posting beautiful messages about Tevye. I miss him so greatl...

Tevye Ditter’s Shows at DMTC

Apr 18, 2014
Tevye Ditter’s Shows at DMTC

Eight regular productions, and one, one-night-only performance.

RIP, Tevye Ditter

Apr 17, 2014
RIP, Tevye Ditter

Shocked and deeply saddened by the news.... Our community feels this pain very deeply. My heart reaches out to everyone...."Endgame".Anatoly Sergievsky (Tevye Ditter), Ivan Molokov (Roger Clark), The Arbiter (Elio Gutierrez), Walter Anderson (Jeffrey...

La-La-La, Can’t Hear Your Good Advice!

Apr 17, 2014

Cliven Bundy would do well to listen to advice from other ranchers familiar with the process:

If anyone can feel the beleaguered rancher’s pain, it’s a man like Dahl. But while some members of the public are on Bundy’s side, he makes his argument with a religious zeal, and he appears to have temporarily...

Disco Marc Is Strangely-Unfamiliar With This Disco Tune

Apr 17, 2014


Hot Chocolate – Every 1′s a Winner (1978)

Apr 17, 2014


Work Is Still Nowhere To Be Seen, So Starting A History Of DMTC

Apr 17, 2014

My information is uneven, so I will eventually have to tap Steve and Jan, but for the moment I'm telling the tale of the Palms. A sad and complicated tale that is too.

Norcal Tea Party holds annual Tax Day rally at California State Capitol #teaparty

Apr 15, 2014
Norcal Tea Party holds annual Tax Day rally at California State Capitol #teaparty

Introductory remarks from this guy.It's April 15th, so time to see what the Norcal Tea Party folks put together at their annual rally on the West Steps of the California State Capitol! Sometimes these rallies are pretty interesting. The tax day rally...

The Branch Finally Falls

Apr 14, 2014
The Branch Finally Falls

This broken branch has been hanging above my back yard for a long time - six or seven years? It finally fell down Saturday night.

Conservation Man Scuttles Away

Apr 14, 2014

I was passing through Home Depot, and a woman backed up by a wall of CFLs called out: "Do you spend $80 or more on electricity every month?" So, I shook my head and muttered skeptically: "No!" She wasn't sure she heard me, and maybe didn't believe I...