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 […]
Category: Idyllwild News
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.
Commissioner Paul Riggi conducted a brief and efficient meeting in his final role as Idyllwild Fire Protection District vice president. Overseeing a special meeting, the commission elected officers, at least, until the new full commission meets on Dec. 13 and approved a resolution for a fire equipment grant. Commissioner Jeannine Charles-Stigall was chosen president, Dr. […]
An injured hiker was hoisted by a CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire rescue copter from Falls Trail, in a remote area of the San Bernardino Wilderness on Mt. San Jacinto. The hiker had sustained minor to moderate injuries. The incident was reported at 3:43 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 and the rescue was effected thereafter. CAL […]
Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone, 3rd District, (left) administers the oath of office to incoming Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commissioners Jerry Buchanan (center) and Larry Donahoo (right). Their term begins noon, Friday, Dec. 2. Stone was in idyllwild for his monthly conversation with local citizens. Appointments can be made by calling Rose Esparza at (951) […]