Category Archives: Dirt Patch

Two young children embracing near a brick wall laughing.

I saw posts from Helpp over Alpine all over facebook lately and decided to check out their website. I am here posting to the blog because they

Hand holding a cup of coffee outdoors.

People, I used to enjoy the occasional airplane flying over my house. It was kind of fun to watch. But, I never invited them to be a constant guest,

Closeup of man's face with eyes closed, mouth open, and hands over ears.

Dear Congressman Issa, Over the past few years, the number of small planes practicing training maneuvers directly over the tranquil community of Alpine has increased exponentially. As

Closeup of lawnmower on grass.

First let me apologize for making obscene gestures towards you as you fly over my house! It’s just really frustrating having you so low that I can’t

Cessnae flying in clouds

I live in Alpine, as well and the near-constant noise from planes circling overhead has become very annoying. Flying over Alpine once each direction is one thing—circling

Looking up at underneath of a Cessna plane.

Dear Pilots, There seems to be an increase that I have never seen before in our community. We have lived here for 47 years. Sometimes it seems

Laptop computer on desk near windows in corner of a room.

The constant noise of the planes cutting and restarting has being a nuisance for years! So glad that someone is working for a solution, how about flying

close-up of hand under large tan dog's chin.

Can they not continue East to less populated areas? The sound is so continuous and annoying, yet I believe they are unaware. It definitely gets on my

Generator next to small propane tank outside in evening.

To Whom it may concern, So what is loud? And just how loud is it when the planes fly over our houses in Alpine? In my world

Teenage girl with beenie and sweatshirt that says "TIME." She is not smiling and leadning against a corrugated concreate wall.

Dear Pilots, There is no peace and quiet anymore in Alpine. Never used to be that way. I am so sick and tired of the small planes that