Steve Valdez, a clerk at Coast Hardware in Mariposa, shows a video he made of his property to submit to insurance companies when he knew his home was going to be destroyed by the Detwiler Fire. “We’ll plan to rebuild, I suppose,” Valdez said. “I mean, that’s all we can really do.”
Steve Valdez, a clerk at Coast Hardware in Mariposa, shows a video he made of his property to submit to insurance companies when he knew his home was going to be destroyed by the Detwiler Fire. “We’ll plan to rebuild, I suppose,” Valdez said. “I mean, that’s all we can really do.” MARK EVAN SMITH Sierra Star
Steve Valdez, a clerk at Coast Hardware in Mariposa, shows a video he made of his property to submit to insurance companies when he knew his home was going to be destroyed by the Detwiler Fire. “We’ll plan to rebuild, I suppose,” Valdez said. “I mean, that’s all we can really do.” MARK EVAN SMITH Sierra Star

As some return home in Mariposa, others return to ash, and uncertainty

July 21, 2017 5:43 PM