The California Department of State Parks and Recreation has released the draft management for Long Valley, in the Mt. San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness. The area comprises approximately six acres of the park’s total 13,700 acres. It sits at the top terminus of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This plan is the result of […]
Category: Idyllwild News
Allan Morphett and Warren Monroe were re-elected president and vice president of the Idyllwild Water District (IWD) Board of Directors last week. Morphett was first elected president in December 2005 and Monroe was chosen vice president in December 2003.The duo has served on the board since December 2003. The board is considering changes to its […]
The Coyote Creek segment of the San Jacinto Fault network, the most active fault network in Southern California, erupted at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 and was felt throughout much of the county. The epicenter of the 3.9 magnitude quake was 5.9 miles east of Borrego Springs. Scientists closely monitor this fault because of its […]
The Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commission has scheduled a special meeting for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30. The meeting will be at the Fire Station. The agenda lists two items: 1. Interim Election of officers and 2. An annual evaluation of the fire chief. The commission will recess into closed session to conduct the performance […]
Last night, the Idyllwild Water District directors again chose Allan Morphett as president and Warren Monroe as vice-president. This duo has overseen the district since their election as officers in 2005.Both joined the IWD board in December 2003.
Riverside County advanced Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) $450,000 on its December and January property tax receipts, but otherwise there was no discussion of the district’s current or future financial condition. The commission had no financial statement to review (as of Monday, Nov. 14, it was still not available). However, Commissioner Dr. Charles “Chip” Schelly […]
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Murawski, Freddie Meza, 30, of Murrieta was driving north on Highway 243 near mile marker 19 at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, when he lost the brakes in his semi truck carrying concrete from a demolished building in Pine Cove. Meza plowed the truck into an embankment to stop the vehicle. Neither Meza nor his passenger, Hernan Orozco, 26, of San Bernardino, were injured in the solo traffic collision.
Dnner at Town Hall on Saturday, Nov. 5 was to introduce the Forest Service Volunteer Association new board and celebrate the contribution of more than 6,000 hours of service in fiscal year 2011 (which ended Sept. 30, 2011).