SUMMIT -- The trial for a Los Gatos contractor accused of starting the 2008 Summit Fire has been postponed to January.

Channing Parker Verden is charged with recklessly starting the fire by failing to extinguish large piles of logs that he and a crew burned while clearing a Summit Road property. He is not charged with starting the fire intentionally.
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Inspirational Quotes

Living things have been doing just that for a long, long time. Through every kind of disaster and setback and catastrophe. We are survivors.


I'm so glad you folks are doing all you're doing! I can honestly say that we would be considerably worse off, financially and emotionally, if it were not for the selfless and tireless volunteer efforts of these folks at CARe."

Witch Creek Fire Survivor, 2007