A panel of state court appellate judges overturned a Riverside Superior Court decision to grant a new trial to Christopher V. Hillman, who was convicted of seven counts of attempting to influence the jury during the Raymond Oyler arson murder trial the previous year. Hillman is Oyler’s brother-in-law. Within a month of Hillman’s conviction in […]
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Gary Busher, local coordinator for the Second Harvest Food Bank distribution, said he is doing the best he can to cope with a decrease in food and an increase in commodity applicants. “Where once we got 8 to 10 pallets, now we’re getting 4,” he said. “And the problem is that more and more people […]
The second-annual Firefighter’s Muster, presented by the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council, is a larger event this year, with more participants, events and information than last year. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at the Idyllwild Community Center property on Highway 243. Billed as a “Day of Awareness,” the […]
Increased sediment flow identified in the old roadbeds locally called Coyote Run, Herkey Creek Climb, and Upper and Lower Exfoliator has prompted Forest Service officials to issue a temporary closure to these areas …
Engines from County fire stations 23 and 53 were also on the scene. Another structure fire occurred in Idyllwild this afternoon around 5:30 p.m. The Toll Fire took a house in the 53300 block of Toll Gate Road. The single story, single family dwelling unit was fully involved when firefighters arrived. Idyllwild Fire Capt. Alan […]
The Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce announced its slate for election of directors at its Monday, April 16 meeting.
Riverside County Economic Development Agency, which manages Idyllwild’s recreation district, plans to assist in the installation of four to five aboveground community garden planting boxes, once a site is agreed upon.