A lily, not a lemon lily.
Photo by Tom Pierce
With a great deal of calculating, Co-publisher Jack Clark managed to pack 3,350 Fourth of July Town Criers filled with Lemon Lily Festival programs inserts and 2,000 extra programs into a 2006 Subaru Forester that proceeded to climb 4,200 feet in elevation from Banning to Idyllwild-Pine Cove Wednesday morning, June 29. (With the help of a Thule on top, of course.) Photo by Jack Clark
Mary Ortiz, supervising code enforcement officer for Riverside
Country, receives an Idyllwild Rotary squirrel mascot from incoming Idyllwild Rotary President Marc Kassouff. Ortiz discussed the department’s responsibility for enhancing public safety and quality of life, most commonly by investigating complaints from citizens.
Photo by Tom Kluzak
Mike Feyder (left), president of Mountain Disaster Preparedness, presents the Core Medical Group volunteer of the year awards to Chris and Gigi Kramer on June 28 at Silver Pines Lodge. Feyder also presented the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) volunteer of the year award to Rick Foster and Nancy Layton.
Photo by Tom Kluzak
On its one-year anniversary, the American Medical Response crews had a
barbecue to celebrate their service to Pine Cove. Here (from left) are Jack
Hansen, AMR’s operations manager; Kim Brown, EMT; James Palmer, supervisor;
Anita Flaa, administrative assistant; Rod Parr, supervisor; Sebastian Vargas, EMT; Richard Alvarado, paramedic; and Pat Price, paramedic.
Photo by JP Crumrine
One of two boulders above Highway 243 at Deadman’s Curve in Pine Cove is pulled off the steep slope on Wednesday morning. A Caltrans team is removing these so they do not fall unexpectedly on the highway, as one did last January. The crew used air bags to push the second boulder onto the highway. Photo by JP Crumrine
Pine Cove Property Owners Association members Marlene Pierce, Lou Padula, Barbara Jones and Annamarie Padula help prepare the pancakes for the Mountain Community Patrol Sunday breakfast at Town Hall. Photo by Peter Szabadi
American Legion Post 800 held its annual barbecue last Saturday. Serving beef and pork that had cooked in an open pit for 15 hours, along with coleslaw, beans, corn on the cob and rolls, the meals were complemented by music from Mark and the Workin’ Men. Photo by Tom Kluzak
Local fine art photographers Caryn Gilbert (left) and Erin O’Neill opened their photography exhibit at Sky Island Gallery on Saturday, July 2. O’Neill is displaying canvas wildlife prints and Gilbert is featuring abstract prints. Photo by Tom Kluzak
Jac Jacaruso, guitar, and son Luca on keyboard entertained diners at Ferro on the Fourth of July. Photo by Peter Szabadi
Max Lightbender displayed original works by LeRoy Neiman at his gallery from July 1 to 4. Photo by Tom Kluzak
Town Crier travelers Kris Kirschbaum and Dave Hunt (center) visit Jen and Tom Adamson in Salida, Colorado, recently.
Photo courtesy Dave Hunt