Tuesday evening, Sept. 11, around 7 p.m., two Pine Cove residents discovered a body near Highway 243 and Jameson Dr. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was investigating. They call for a coroner’s official.
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Chief Gregg Bratcher joined CAL FIRE from the private sector and three years later is assigned as the agency’s forester for the San Jacinto Mountains. Bratcher attended the August Mountain Area Safety Taskforce and will lead it at the November meeting. He has replaced battalion Chief Bill Weiser, who is the new chief of the […]
The Hemet Unified School District directors appointed Barry Kayrell as its next District superintendent. The vote was unanimous 7-0. Kayrell is currently the superintendent of Beaumont Unified School District, but will start at Hemet on Oct. 1. His starting salary will be $205,000 annually.
Pine Cove Water District is about to receive more than $330,000 in federal money. At a board workshop last week, General Manager Jerry Holldber told the board that he had received confirmation that the district applications would be accepted. The request was for acquisition of infrastructure materials, more than 11,000 feet of pipeline. The Rural […]
A big event is approaching. Election Day 2012 is on Nov. 6 and is only 60 days away. For those who vote by mail, the choices are even sooner. I’m not trying to convince you that this is the most important election ever, or even in your lifetime. Every presidential election is important. While the […]
Without debate, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commission unanimously adopted its 2012-13 budget. The commission had reviewed and discussed the current budget in June when it preliminarily approved it during its first August meeting. The total budget equals about $1,663,700 and balances revenue and expenditures. The largest revenue increase, about $45,000, is from the new […]
Deputy District Attorney Timothy Cross was not pleased with Christopher V. Hillman’s sentence for attempting to influence the jury during the Raymond Oyler arson murder trial in 2009. On Friday, Aug. 24, Judge Larrie Brainard sentenced Hillman to 36 months of formal probation. “I’m really disappointed,” Cross said. “The jurors were just doing their duty […]
The performance of Idyllwild School students on the state’s Standardized Testing and Reporting program improved again in 2012. For the fifth consecutive year, Idyllwild students have demonstrated progress in English and mathematics. This year nearly 80 percent of the school’s students earned either proficient or advanced scores in Language Arts. Another 16 percent were basic, […]
Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff supports changes to California’s pension laws, but one approved last week, has him and other public safety officials concerned. The state legislature raised the retirement age for public safety employees from 50 years to 57 years. Sniff and the California Police Chiefs Association is concerned that deputies and detectives over […]