Public Safety

County to Open Erosion Control Center for Valley Fire Businesses, Residents

| 9:15 AM

The County will open a new erosion control center in Alpine Thursday to help businesses and homeowners in the areas burned by the Valley Fire by giving out free sandbags, fiber rolls and items to stabilize properties before winter rains arrive.

Consumer

Storms in Backcountry Forecast? Free Sandbags at County, CAL FIRE Stations

| 5:26 PM

The sun is shining, but weather forecasts say summer storms could possibly create heavy rains and flooding in the mountains and deserts this week. Could be a good time to stock up on free sandbags!