by Virginia York

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March 22, 2012
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Living with fire sometimes means learning to rebuild

June 23, 2008, friends in Alpine County received the news that the Partington Ridge, Big Sur home of former resident Heidi Hopkins burned to the ground.

Hopkins lived in Alpine County from 1982-1988. Her first job was cleaning cabins at Sorensen's resort. She became a founding board member of Friends of Hope Valley, first director of the Alpine County Arts Council and editor of Alpine Enterprise, while running her business, East Side Sewing. In 1988 she received an editorial internship with National Wildlife Federation and moved to Washington D.C. Subsequently she worked for Trust for Public Lands in San Francisco …

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