A Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputy, responding to a silent alarm at the Idyllwild Post Office in Strawberry Plaza around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, drew the attention of Idyllwild citizens in the area at the time. Hemet Station Lieutenant Geoff Raya said there was nothing unusual about the deputy having a weapon out […]
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“Let the sunshine, let the sunshine in,” are lyrics to the Fifth Dimension’s popular 1969 song and are still poignant today in Idyllwild. The Idyllwild Water District (IWD) operates a 42-kilowatt solar power generation plant at its Foster Lake facility. Although the solar facility was dedicated in May 2006, the solar panels have been collecting […]
Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies, aided by state park rangers, rescued seven female hikers around 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, about one mile below the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway mountain station. One of the seven had notified authorities by cell phone at 6:14 p.m. that a member of the group was experiencing medical problems and could […]
Mid-morning, Aug. 15, investigators and officers with Riverside County’s multi-agency Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Task Force went to a home in the 39000 block of Bautista Road in Anza, to check on a parolee and registered sex offender believed to be living there. Investigators located the man, Jeral Steven Cooley, 30, and also found […]
Emma reacts to a Southern Pacific rattlesnake seen here at lower left, as Natural Solutions trainer Erick Briggs handles the dog’s response during Rattlesnake Aversion Training held Saturday Aug. 13 at the Idyllwild Community Center site.
At the Wednesday, Aug. 10 meeting of the Pine Cove Water District board of directors, local real estate broker and entrepreneur Shane Stewart questioned the board over “numerous complaints on The Market Place at Pine Cove [to Code Enforcement],” which PCWD General Manger Jerry Holldber filed with the county.
Peter Lent, deputy director of Riverside County’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), has long warned Hill residents to be prepared for a long overdue giant quake (magnitude 8 or more) on the San Andreas Fault network, or a lesser one on the San Jacinto (between 6 or 7M). OES advises local residents to be prepared for no outside assistance for a minimum of 10 days and possibly longer, depending on the severity of the devastation on the valley floor.
Committee says $20,000 loan a dead issue At the Thursday, Aug. 11 meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) 36 Advisory Committee, its first meeting since the county assumed control of the local recreation program on Aug. 1, CSA Operations Manager Bill Brown, new District Recreation Manager GeGe Beagle and Sports Coordinator Jeremy Teeguarden discussed […]
In an attempt to become a more inclusive and broader-based organization, the Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) discussed revising its existing bylaws to allow board service for any Hill resident from Alandale to Highway 74 at the juncture of the Pacific Crest Trail. “We want to give the widest Hill representation,” said Director Linda McCaughin. […]