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 […]

Scouts Complete Stair Repair

Scouts Complete Repair of 62 Steps at Gateway Fire Resistant Demonstration Garden Mason Chen, an Eagle Scout candidate from Piedmont Boy Scouts Troop 15, led a major effort over the spring and summer to replace a number of deteriorated steps in the garden. He and his team added Trex decking boards to the top of […]

A collection of remnants from Brenda Reinertson

A year after the fire I entered the CCA as a student. One of my fellow students had made a series of small figures that inspired me to incorporate them with melted glass and wood found after the fire representing how we all felt adrift and in search of a place to land after losing […]