Fire & Forest: The next Community Wildfire Protection Plan begins …

The San Jacinto Mountains Community Wildfire Protection Plan, a document created more than 10 years ago, is about to undergo a much-needed update. The...

Fire and Forest: Feds move to fix funding but homeowners still...

“Facts are stubborn things,” as John Adams said, and a very stubborn thing over the last two decades has been how much we have...

Fire & Forest: Planning for future wildfires …

Our local fire season thus far has not been remarkable, but it has been for others. We did get smoke from the Sage fires...

Fire and Forest: Roof replacement going well …

Roof replacement going well … News about the Mountain Community’s Fire Safe Council’s reroofing program has appeared in this column before, but now that it...

Fire and Forest: A great meeting; a note on hardening …

We at the Fire Safe Council were very happy with the Town Hall meeting last week. The turnout was great and the room was...

Fire and forest: Fire season here/prevention setback …

Southern California jumped into the fire season with a large fire in the Angeles National Forest in early June. The Powerhouse Fire burned more...

Fire & Forest: Fire abatement protects your home …

I am asking board members to write on various topics for this column. Doris Lombard has timely information and thoughts on maintaining defensible space. Here...

Fire & Forest: The epitome of volunteerism — Woodies …

Volunteerism: There are several definitions of this effort. One is the act or practice of doing volunteer work in community service. Others are the...

Goldspotted oak borer still a danger — look for indications and...

So, as we all pursue the ever-compelling joys and rewards of removing all flammable materials from the 30-foot zone around our homes and structures,...

Fire and Forest: Springtime in the Mountains …

Spring is presenting itself on our mountain after a very generous winter. Creeks are running and ground water tables are up, so perhaps our...
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