Joe and Janet Esparza welcomed baby Selena Rose to their family Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7:32 a.m. Selena weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. The Esparzas have two sons, Dominic, 6, and Darius, 4, who are excited about the arrival of baby Selena. “They love her and always want […]
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Jay Pentrack is a staff reporter for the Idyllwild Town Crier newspaper.
A debt-collection scam is frightening recipients with official-looking letters, sometimes appearing to be signed by a judge, a lawyer or court officials advising consumers that monies are owed for an unpaid payday loan. Often followed by threatening phone calls, the letters may contain the recipient’s name, address, Social Security number and other personal information, all […]
The Parent Project® is an 11-week program the Hemet Unified School District, Department of Educational Services, offers to educate and assist parents in dealing with out-of-control children. Classes are Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 27 and ending May 22. The classes are offered in English and Spanish. Sign-up sheets are available […]
The investigation continues into the theft of one of the 22 deer from the public art display, “Deer Sightings,” taken on Feb. 3 from its location in front of the La Casita Restaurant located at 54650 N. Circle Dr. The deer taken was painted by artists Donna Elliot and Neil Jenkins and has a mountain […]
Dr. Jennifer Gee, director of the James San Jacinto Mountain Reserve, will discuss “Love in the Mountains, the Mating Behavior of Quail” at the second 2014 installment of the Idyllwild Community Center Speaker Series. The Idyllwild Nature Center at 25225 Highway 243, will host the series at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.15; the Friends of the […]
The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday, Jan. 23, announced a lawsuit against one of the biggest scammers involved in an Affordable Care Act scam. The company, according to the FTC, played on public fears about impending deadlines for obtaining health care coverage. Messages announcing, “Today is the deadline,” and “Activate here before it’s too late,” […]