Changes to th district boundaries for the California State Senate and Assembly, as well as Congress, were approved.
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Share/Bookmark The Idyllwild Fire Protection District has scheduled a discussion of its 2009-2010 audit for its Tuesday, Aug. 16 meeting. In advance of the meeting, IFPD had posted the audit and the accompanying correspondence from the auditors on its website. Commission President Pete Capparelli described the results as “good.” He was pleased with the report […]
Share/BookmarkAlthough fewer than 15 people attended the public hearing on Measure G, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commissioners fielded dozens of questions during the 90-minute session. Measure G, which the commission approved in April, authorizes increasing the current unit fee from $65 to a maximum of $130 annually. The money would be available for […]
Share/BookmarkLocal fire and public safety officials convened their quarterly Mountain Area Safety Taskforce (MAST) session last Wednesday, Aug. 10. Fortunately, no significant or major fires have occurred on the Hill this fire season. The July 14,000-acre Eagle Fire in north San Diego County was the closest and the involved officials requested consultation with Riverside County’s […]
Share/BookmarkI urge you to shift your eyes to Idyllwild Fire Chief Norm Walker’s column. The federal budget process is complicated and not at all akin to your private bank account. We are all aware of the recent national debate over extending the federal debt ceiling and the need to reduce that debt for future generations. […]
Share/Bookmark The Idyllwild Fire Protection District has scheduled a discussion of its 2009-2010 audit at its Tuesday, Aug. 16 meeting. In advance of the meeting, IFPD has posted the audit and the accompanying correspondence from the auditors on its website. Commission President Pete Capparelli described the results as good. He was pleased with the report […]
Share/BookmarkThe California State Parks just announced service reductions due to the spring budget cut. The budget reductions total $11 million this fiscal year (Juy 1, 2011 thorugh June 30, 2012) and another $22 million in fiscal 2012-13. Beginning October 2011, Mt. San Jacinto State Park’s hours of operation will be reduced, according to Sector Superintendent […]
Share/BookmarkIn Europe, August is generally the month government and major businesses hibernate for summer vacation. Perhaps that attitude has changed to accommodate the global economy, but I doubt Europeans can compare their summers, especially August, with the Hill. Here, a vacation destination, residents, especially volunteers, have little time to relax while accommodating visitors. First and […]