Articles by Jo Moreland
Most people know it’s fun to give as well as get presents any time, but especially during Christmas and the year-end holidays.
Along with the decorations, the shopping and the special activities are memories of the best gifts we gave to others.
That’s true for members of the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce, too.
“The best Christmas gift I ever gave was four years ago,” said Abigail Allen, owner of Pacific Crest Ranch in Alpine. “I surprised my family with a trip to San Francisco for New Years Eve.”
ALPINE ---- New state legislation introduced Aug. 24 might eliminate the new annual $150 State Responsibility Area (SRA) fees for state fire prevention services.
The Alpine Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution two days earlier opposing the new fees of $150 per residential building in forested or wildfire-prone areas. The $126 million raised would support state fire prevention efforts, officials said.