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Weather is parents’ call

I have lived in Nevada County for close to 10 years. I am the mother of a child in Gold Run School. My son gets nothing less than the best education and care from his school, teacher, and everyone responsible for seeing that he gets home safely. I am his mother. I am ultimately responsible for his safety, and when the weather gets bad and becomes unpredictable. I am “online” at 5:30 to 8:15 a.m. and looking at the conditions, on a minute-to-minute basis to see if it is safe to venture out. My suggestion is: Why not take the time to check conditions on your own instead of relying on the schools, and transportation companies, to do so for you? I drive my son to school every day. If the weather is looking threatening, I wait it out. If it doesn’t clear up, and is snowing, or hailing, we’re safer at home. Ultimately, I am his mom, and I am the person that is responsible for his safety. The weather up here is not predictable, You have to be “on your toes,” or you will have a problem … or worse, a kid out there trying to get home in a snowstorm.

Camille Vionne Fidiam

Nevada City


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