November 29, 2016: While some took to the malls on the day after Thanksgiving, many visitors and residents of Wrightwood stayed in the village for the Wrightwood Mountain Holiday Celebration. Formerly known as Shop at Home weekend, the annual event is sponsored by the Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce, in hopes of reminding the community to shop locally and support the small business in town. The atmosphere was festive on Friday, as shoppers found special deals and holiday merchandise for every taste. In fact, one popular activity available on Friday and Saturday was fudge tasting at Applewood Court, the unofficial hub of the Christmas themed events. Santa and Mrs. Claus took time to sit outside the candy store and host dozens of children eager to tell Santa what treasures were on their wish lists. Renee Merline, Chamber member and owner of Applewood Court also hosted ornament decorating at her shop.
November 8, 2016: After two month from the start of the Blue Cut Fire there are still many families displaced. However there are groups out there still helping. This week another family displaced by the devastating fire received a temporary home arranged by the Timberline Lions Club. November 7, 2016: Wrightwood Helping Hands organization has been providing Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for the past 26 years. This year’s food distribution will be held at the Community United Methodist Church on November 21 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Read the complete story - Click Here November 5, 2016: Anonymous tip organization WeTip CEO Susan Aguilar, M.A., spoke to Wrightwood Neighborhood Watch and Crime Prevention at the November 2nd meeting. Santa’s annual visit through the streets of Wrightwood is a popular special event sponsored by Neighborhood Watch and the San Bernardino County Sheriff. Read the complete story - Click Here November 5, 2016: Transition Habitat Conservancy (THC). There were blue skies and wispy white clouds and plenty of fall colors on nearby trees and chaparral. THC Hydrogeologist Andy Zdon was explaining his water spring survey for the entire Mojave Desert, which will be finalized this week. Read the complete story - Click Here