Despite a summer cloudburst, the 18th Annual Jazz in the PInes barely missed a beat. Raindrops fell, but jazz fans hovered under cover, tents, easy-ups or other shelter. the inclement weather merely built a stronger bond among the thousands of Jazz fanatics in Idyllwild today.
Category: Idyllwild News
The lovely gardens at the Rustic Cabin (54380 N Circle Dr) have been selected as Idyllwild’s Garden of the Season. The Idyllwild Garden Club bestows this honor once a quarter to s business that goes that extra mile to beautify Idyllwild. Owners, Ken and Eva Gioeli, of Idyllwild Landscape Co. (951-961-4428) have created a lovely […]
The Idyllwild Water District (IWD) board began a process that may take many meetings to ultimately resolve. General Manager Terry Lyons reported that Idyllwild Arts staff has approached IWD for a “will serve” letters in anticipation of new construction at the school beginning this fall. IWD can provide sufficient water for a new health center, […]
Riverside County has provided Station 23 (Pine Cove) with a new engine. This engine is 5 years old and was originally assigned to a desert station. With a tight turning radius, it will be an added benefit to the Hill’s firefighting force.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported the rescue of two climbers stranded on Tahquitz. The climbers, newlyweds from the San Diego area, used a cell phone to reach authorities about 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. According to Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit (RMRU) volunteer Lee Arnson, the climbers called for help when their headlamps failed and […]
“It’s all a matter of capital,” said General Manager Steve Erler in discussing his district’s preparation to deal with the aftermath of a major earthquake. “There’s only so much you can do in a timely manner.” Even as FVWD is in the process of updating its infrastructure with a major pipe replacement project, Erler noted […]
At its Friday, Aug. 19 meeting, the Fern Valley Water District (FVWD) board and general manager struggled with the difficulty of accurately forecasting an annual budget when fees from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for inspections can fluctuate greatly from year to year. “It’s difficult to get accurate fee estimates from [CDPH],” said […]
The Friends of the Idyllwild Library will hold a Labor Day weekend sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4, on the library deck at 54185 Pine Crest Avenue. This will be the last sale of the year. There will be many books available, and very reasonably priced collectible […]
Future and past financial issues were the focus of the Idyllwild Fire Protection District’s (IFPD) meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 16. First, the commission agreed that, if Measure G, which authorizes raising the district’s special tax from $65 up to $130 annually, passes, they will set the 2011-12 level at $100. Secondly, the commission heard from Scott […]