While no snow fell in the village, the mountain ridges surrounding Idyllwild were dusted in white powder last week …
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J.P. Crumrine is editor of the Town Crier. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last week, both Lowder and Sanborn talked about the trend toward increasing class sizes as a result of less money to hire teachers. “I don’t expect class size to go back [to 20 students per teacher] anytime soon,” Sanborn lamented.
A rupture in a natural gas pipeline caused the temporary evacuation of Hemet High School. Construction crews near the high school hit a gas pipeline about 9:20 a.m. Thursday morning, Oct. 6. “I made the decision to evacuate to the football stadium [on the opposite side of Stetson Avenue from the class rooms],” said Principal […]
This week’s column, jsut as last week’s, is a true story. It’s about the world where 1 + 1 = 3. Some refer to that world as California politics. Before you tune me out and begin skimming, remember that this is the world in which you live and the one you are bestowing upon your […]
Dr. Raul Ruiz, emergency room physician at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, has announced his intention to gain the Democratic nomination and challenge Republican Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack for her seat in the newly redrawn Congressional District 36. Ruiz, 39, grew up in the Coachella Valley and currently lives in Palm Springs, earned his […]
Planning and financing a recycled water facility remains at the top of the Idyllwild Water District’s (IWD) agenda. IWD’s directors met with their consultants to discuss the next step and future options for obtaining approval and funding for the facility. Anuj Saha and Anders Wistrom of Ascend Engineering in Aiken, S.C., discussed their conversations with […]
By J.P. Crumrine, Editor and Marshall Smith, Staff Reporter As of Oct. 1, Riverside County and the other 57 California counties are now responsible for housing more convicts and parole violators, as well as monitoring the release of many more state prisoners. Legislation passed in April transfers responsibility for supervising specified lower-level inmates and parolees […]
urgent – winter weather message National Weather Service San Diego ca 1:10 pm pdt Wed Oct 5 2011 … Winter weather advisory in effect from 5 pm this afternoon to 5 am pdt Thursday above 8,000 feet… Early season winter storm will bring high elevation snow and gusty winds to the San Bernardino and Riverside […]
Dannie Joe Farnum, 30, of Anza was found guilty of second degree murder. Farnum was arrested and accused of killing the infant son of his girlfriend, Delice Sharon Preston, in November 2008. Farnum was watching the infant while Preston went shopping. During this time, he apparently dropped or beat the child. When Preston returned, Farnum […]
At times, the Hemet High School varsity girls volleyball team fielded a row of Idyllwild-connected players. Here (left and center) Sage Torrez and Rosie Robinson, former Idyllwild residents, and Savannah Loutzenhiser (right), of Idyllwild, prepare to receive the serve from Temecula Valley. The Hemet won the match 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-11).