Column: Upland may snuff out Fire Dept., hire county instead

Big doings in Upland, where the City Council embarked Monday on a path that may lead to contracting out for fire protection. I report on that in Wednesday’s column.

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  • SAWZ

    Once they do this, they will be kicking themselves in a few years. Aspiring local politicians tried to do that with Montclair in the past–thankfully it did not happen. The bottom line is loss of local control, and such move does not solve the money problems. See example of the airport–it will probably take years to recover from the downfall that came after LA took over.