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State Route 18 Fog Sealing August 8-10

State Route 18 Fog Sealing August 8-10

By Susan A. Neufeld   Mountain Communities – Caltrans crews will begin a fog seal operation (waterproofing) on Hwy 18, between Running Springs and Snow Valley Resort, from August 8 through August 10. Work will be between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists may experience delays and Caltrans staff will be on site to monitor and direct traffic and minimize delays […]

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NightWatch: The Forest Service Eye in the Sky

NightWatch: The Forest Service Eye in the Sky

By Susan A. Neufeld Mountain Communities – On the Holcomb Fire near Big Bear, the US Forest Service has been utilizing firefighting aircraft both during the day and at night. The public is most familiar with helicopters and airtankers, but the unsung workhorse in the sky, that often is overlooked, is the Air Attack plane circling high overhead and, in Southern […]

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