Southern California mountain communities hurting as tourism drops during winter storms

Southern California mountain communities love Wrightwood have been hurting as major storms in the region have dwindled the number of tourists visiting this winter.

Locals say although this time of year is typically a busy season, a series of historic winter storms battering the area have scared off locals who would normally hit the slopes and support local businesses during their stay.

The snowstorm blocked off road access to many San Bernardino mountain communities this year and left many residents stranded without food or power.

KTLA’s Shelby Nelson reports on March 30, 2023.

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