• September 24, 2016 : What began as a feel-good story about amazing volunteers working to clear burned-out properties of rubble from the Blue Cut Fire, took on an additional dimension, San Bernardino County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) was deployed five weeks ago, to begin the daunting tasks of locating and mapping properties of homes that were destroyed by the Blue Cut Fire. The data was then used to determine which property owners would require assistance in the form of supplies, water, food, and physical labor. VOAD is an association of agencies whose main function is to bring together community agencies to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from disasters. Receive the complete newspaper – CLICK HERE Thursday, September 22, approximately 50 people attended the Local Agency Formation Commission’s (LAFCO) public hearing to address residents and collect formal protests to the formation of a Wrightwood Community Services District. Residents and property owners were notified by mail, and in a legal posting in the Mountaineer Progress, of the opportunity to protest by mail, or in person at the hearing. Had 51% of registered voters, residents and property owners within the proposed CSD boundaries, protested the proposal, it would not move forward to a ballot issue in March. Receive the complete newspaper – CLICK HERE School clubs are making a difference Tri-Community Kiwanis were visited at their September 22nd meeting by representatives of the Serrano High School Key Club and The Heritage School Builders Club. Both clubs are sponsored by Kiwanis. Receive the complete newspaper – CLICK HERE EVENTS this weekend • Wrightwood Chili Cook-off & Salsa tasting contest Oct. 1 | 8 am - 2 pm Location: Wrightwood Community Building, Vivan Null Park & Parking lot. Wrightwood’s Willy/Jeep Day • Sat. Oct. 1 | 9 am - 4 pm Location: Wrightwood Village along Park Drive sponsored by the West Coast Willys. This noncompetitive event, 1275 HWY 2. Wrightwood Wrightwood 16th Annual Ice Cream Social • Sunday October 2 1:00 - 3:00PM The Wrightwood Property Owners Assoc. invites everyone to enjoy a dish of ice cream as you visit with your neighbors. at the Wrightwood Community Building.
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