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Last week, my wife and I attended the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class held at the[Idyllwild] Fire Department and led by Captain Mark LaMont. The concept of CERT, which is a FEMA program, is to have available a trained citizen corp of first responders in a disaster, recognizing that professional responders may be stretched […]
Thanks for printing a photo of the Idyllwild March Against Monsanto — one of thousands across the country on May 25. The caption under the photo, however, was curious: the phrase “designed to feed a growing population” could have come straight out of a Monsanto publicity hand-out. Let’s be clear. Monsanto’s goal is to make […]
After more than 66,000 annual parcel inspections, the Riverside County Fire Department Hazard Reduction Office has issued about 9,500 Notices of Violation and Order to Abate to vacant-parcel owners within recurring targeted unincorporated areas in Riverside County. Supported by Riverside County Ordinance 695.4, those parcel owners that received a NOV are required to clear their […]
Ideas germinate from needs, wants and wishes. In 2009, Dawn Sonnier and her family visited Santa Barbara where they discovered a publicly accessible playground. As a mother of three she was thrilled to see how her children enjoyed the facility.
Editor’s note: The following letter, dated May 28, was received just before the paper went to press. It explains how the Chamber plans to dispose of its assets, including “Harmony,” the monument. We, the undersigned members of the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce, in light of the absence of a Board of Directors and a lack […]
65 years ago – 1948 Town Crier raised its annual subscription rate to $2.50. The paper was biweekly except during summer, when it was published every week. 60 years ago – 1953 A new business opening in Fern Valley Corners was Bill Francisco’s Professional Pharmacy. 55 years ago – 1958 A variety show at Town […]
Reunited this week for a total of three times was Mugsy. And Ellie was also reunited with her very worried humans. The newest fur babies are about 7 weeks old, and soon will be ready to bring laughter to your home, including five grays — three females and two males. Two black kitties are sister […]