Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that requires vehicle drivers to overtake and to pass bicyclists at a safe distance. Assembly Bill 1371, which will become effective on Sept. 16, 2014, specifies this distance as a minimum of 3 feet.
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J.P. Crumrine is editor of the Town Crier. He can be reached at email@example.com.
“We’ve found four more trees positive with goldspotted oak borer infestation,” said Greg Bratcher, unit forester for Cal Fire on the Hill. The newest trees confirmed with GSOB are in the Saunders Meadows, High Castle and Marion View areas. “I’m pleased that so far we’ve only found four additional trees,” said Kevin Turner, GSOB coordinator […]
The Fern Valley Water District directors agreed last Friday to participate in maintaining Forest Haven Drive. Since FVWD uses the road to access several wells, a storage tank and aeration plant, the agency has participated in the street’s maintenance in the past, General Manager Steve Erler told the board. Jim Mead, on behalf of the […]
Editor’s note: On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Hemet Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Barry Kayrell and Trustee Vic Scavarda of Idyllwild met with the Town Crier to discuss the “State of the District” and trends in the next few years. This is the last of three parts of the interview. How will the “core curriculum” [Common […]
Water Emergency Stage 2 began Sept. 1 for Idyllwild Water District customers. How they react to the restrictions will not be known for a month or longer. During the Sept. 19 board meeting, Director John Cook led a discussion on how the board might create incentives to achieve a 10-percent reduction in usage during Stage […]
Last month, the California State Auditor reviewed the Department of Parks and Recreation’s budgeting and personnel practices and concluded, “… the processes for providing park districts their budget allocations and tracking their expenditures are inefficient and ineffective.” This was follow up to identifying budgeting problems within the department during the past two years. One of […]
J.P. Crumrine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Community Service Area 38 (Pine Cove) Advisory Council has tentatively scheduled a meeting for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Pine Cove Water District office. In response to letter from Mike Esnard, Pine Cove Water District president, requesting using CSA 38 funds to purchase 10 fire hydrants […]
(Editor’s note: On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Hemet Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Barry Kayrell and Trustee Vic Scavarda of Idyllwild met with the Town Crier to discuss the “State of the District” and trends in the next few years. This is the second of three parts of the interview.) Do you see HUSD”s growth (student […]