Lake Hemet Municipal Water District has changed its regularly schedule Board of Directors meeting to 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14 from the original date of Thursday, Oct. 17. The meeting will still be in the LHMWD board room at 26385 Fairview Ave, Hemet
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Since confirming the first oak tree infested with Goldspotted oak borers, another 20 oaks have been identified, according to Gregg Bratcher, Cal Fire unit forester on the Hill. While the apparent presence of the beetle is still far from the level of devastation it has inflicted in San Diego County, forest officials are still worried […]
A Santa Ana wind event combined with near-record low fuel moisture posed a substantial fire threat through last weekend. The National Weather Service had forecast a Red Flag warning from early Friday morning, Oct. 4 through Sunday evening, Oct. 6. Besides the immediate threat that the weekend’s winds created, fire officials are concerned about it […]
The Local Review Board for the Idyllwild Historic Preservation District toured the District before its September meeting. Guiding the board were Keith Herron, the County’s Historic Preservation Officer, and Casey Tibbet, a consultant with LSA consultants, who conducted the originally historic resource survey of Idyllwild. They felt it was very beneficial, according to Board member […]
At its Sept. 24 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the request from the Registrar of Voters to appoint the directors for Fern Valley, Idyllwild and Pine Cove Water districts to their new terms beginning in December. All three local water districts had seats to be filled in the August mail election. However, […]
In a special meeting, Friday, Sept. 20, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission approved the sale of a lease for the cell tower in the rear of the District’s property. SBA Monarch Towers acquired the lease for $220,000. Currently, the district was receiving annual rental payments of about $14,000 for the tower. “But with the […]
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a $25,000 agreement to provide assistance to low-income victims of the Silver Fire. The State’s Department of Community Services is providing the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County with $15,000 that can help these people with mortgage, rental, utility or food costs. During the Silver Fire several communities, […]
Fire danger in Southern California is significantly higher this weekend. A Santa Ana wind event combined with near record low fuel moisture is posing a substantial fire threat until Monday or Tuesday. The National Weather Service has forecast a red flag warning from early Friday morning, Oct. 4 through Sunday evening, Oct.6 State and federal […]
The Local Review Board for the Idyllwild Historic Preservation District toured the District before its September meeting. Guiding the board were Keith Herron, the County’s Historic Preservation Officer, and Casey Tibbet, a consultant with LSA consultants, who conducted the originally historic resource survey of Idyllwild. They felt it was very beneficial, according to Board […]
A 2.4 magnitude earthquake shook Idyllwild about 7:15 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. The epicenter was approximately 6 miles northwest of Anza and 13 miles southeast of Valle Vista. While considered a weak quake, it was clearly heard in Idyllwild and structures shook momentarily.