Read Surviving the Firestorm by Dr. Carmen Carrillo

Surviving the Firestorm By Dr. Carmen Carrillo It was a typical Sunday afternoon with sports on the family TV and me curled up with a book in the study. Wanting to breathe fresh air, I ambled to the backyard where a warm breeze moved the apple tree branches and felt somehow unpleasant. The sky was […]

Read: Long-time Resident Remembers by Don Jacobus

Don Jacobus, Fire Survivor Long-time Resident Remembers  My family had lived on Vicente Road since early 30’s. There were half the number of homes as there are today. There were roads above this area, perhaps built by the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp) which had provided jobs and education to young men after WWI, but I […]