Fire update

People have been asking me to keep them updated on the fire in Santa Rosa. I can’t promise to keep this up constantly, but here’s the map at the moment.

The fires have definitely been heading toward the museum and surrounding buildings, and are at this point about 4 miles away. Someone took me to task for not noting that the museum collection itself has a lot of strong fire protection on it, which is true… however, there is far more at stake than just the museum collection. There’s the grounds, there’s the ice rink across the street, the gift shop.

Strong effort is being put into fighting the fires. We are certainly far from needing to assume the worst. Let us hope the winds stay as low as possible.

Folks have always gotten Peanuts wrong

Occasionally, I flinch hard at some error I see in writing about Peanuts. It’s always tempting to think “people have gotten real sloppy about such things.” Well, I was just doing some research about Happiness is a Warm Puppy, and I ran into this piece of writing from an issue …

Out of the evacuation zone

Breath easy (although if you’re around here, not too deeply.) The evacuation zone has been pulled back, the Schulz Museum is now outside of it. As for the AAUGH offices… well, we’re much closer to fires than we were this time yesterday. The Reagan Library is about 10 miles away. …

Fire, again

It is once again fire season in California, and the main fire of note is in the area where much of the Peanuts work is done. As you’ll see below, the museum is within the evacuation area, and will be closed until, well, at least until it isn’t. It’s toward …