There will be a luncheon at noon Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Idyllwild Nature Center to begin organizing a planning committee and brainstorming for next year’s Lemon Lily Festival. Organizers this year say the group is missing some of its leaders from the last event, so those interested in leadership roles are especially welcome. For […]
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Bill Sanborn was elected the new president of the Hemet Unified School District (HUSD). This will be Sanborn’s fifth term as president. Presiding at his first meeting, as president, Sanborn heard a budget presentation that hinted a further reduction in the future unless the state’s educational funding is changed.HUSD has the capability to handle the […]
Monday was a cold day at Idyllwild School. Without propane, the school’s heaters weren’t operating until afternoon. The distinctive propane odor, nevertheless, escaped into rooms and hallways. Principal Matt Kraemer had the students evacuated from the building until the heat could be restored. Teachers stayed with students and helped them through the morning until returning […]
Job John Rieli, 37, of Mountain Center, pleaded guilty to inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or companion. On Nov. 28, Judge Kelly Hansen sentenced Rieli to 270 days in county jail, assessed numerous fines and fees and ordered him to enroll and complete a 52-week domestic violence program. The latter must be accomplished by […]
At its Nov. 30 meeting, Idyllwild Rotary President Chuck Streeter (right) thanks the Idyllwild Community Recreation council acting President Dawn Sonnier (left) and Directors Claudia Posey and Emily White for their presentation on Idyllwild’s future community playground.
A small house fire occurred on Deerfoot Lane Sunday evening. Fortunately, the resident lived across the street from one of the Idyllwild Fire Department’s paid-call firefighters — Steve Friemoth. Answering the knock on his door, Friemoth encountered his neighbor who asked if her children could stay with the Friemoth’s while the resident attended to the […]
After a well-attended and successful Virtual Tour of the proposed Idyllwild Community Center (ICC) on Sunday, Nov. 13, the newly formed 11-member ICC Committee has much to celebrate. The tour served to answer questions about the physical makeup and location on the site of the proposed center. However, it also raised questions about the present […]
Like arriving Christmas presents, two new retail businesses, each with a distinctive niche, opened recently.