Re: 'Evacuation complainers need to stop' - [Village News, Opinion, 11/29]
Last updated 12/6/2007 at Noon
Others should have more grace on how people reacted to the stress of the evacuation. We were all distressed not being allowed to return home and make sure we still had one. Thanks to the combined efforts of firemen, law enforcement, the military and residents, most of us do.
There may have been people who “defied evacuation orders and imposed burdens on others,” but I know people who stayed and relieved the burden. My stepfather lives near Gavilan Mountain and was the only resident who stayed all week in that immediate area. He was prepared for this.
Last year he set up his own fire e...