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Road work on Highway 74 in Garner Valley

Caltrans has resumed the resurfacing of Highway 74. This project is in Garner Valley and is expected to be completed by the end of November, according to the Joy Sepulveda, Caltrans Public Information Officer. A $2.1 million contract was awarded to Granite Construction, inc. to do the work, which will include overlaying the roadway with […]

Halloween offers scary fun

Halloween offers scary fun

Runners and zombies race through the woods Saturday during the first Idyllwild Zombie Run. Zombies in full attack mode tried to pull the runners’ red flags before they reached the finish line at Idyllwild’s Ghost Town. Photo by Jenny Kirchner         You can run, but you can’t hide; Halloween is approaching fast […]

A beer brewed with salt?

By Jared Dillon Local Beer Expert The lack of experimentation in German beer is an interesting issue. The Reinheitsgebot is a beer purity law that originated in 1487 because of concerns about impurities in German beer. The idea was to make all beer from higher quality ingredients. This would ultimately play out with the law […]

Creature corner: By Mimi and Hootch

Creature corner: By Mimi and Hootch

The name says it all: Jezabelle. The diva of the cattery. The eyes will draw you in. She’s a bit shy until she warms up to you. She will allow you to look and touch, but this diva lives to have her own space to show her beauty. She absolutely loves a perch to view […]

Pine Cove to get more hydrants

For the first time since November 2012, the County Service Area 38 (Pine Cove) Advisory Committee met, approving up to $28,000 to purchase fire hydrants for the community. At the end of fiscal year 2012-13 (June 30, 2013), CSA 38 had nearly $610,000 in its coffers. The current balance remains the same, said Bill Brown, […]

Garden railroads gain local steam

One way to take a garden from ordinary to extraordinary is by adding a model railroad. A personal railway system may be integrated with plants, rocks and boulders, bridges, tunnels and buildings (churches, stores and shops, and a rail station). The possibilities are endless. Garden railroads are popular worldwide and several have found their way […]

Hemet students attending Idyllwild School

he No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has finally had an effect on Idyllwild School beyond spring’s standardized testing. Eleven students from other Hemet Unified School District schools began attending Idyllwild Monday and three more are expected, according to Idyllwild Principal Matt Kraemer. The NCLB law permits parents of students whose schools have not […]

Sportland opened in 1962

Sportland opened in 1962

Right: Owners Avery and June Fisher inspect the newly remodeled kitchen at the Sportland complex (circa 1962). File photo   Below: The Little Gable Gallery opens in Sportland (circa 1962). A revisit of Idyllwild’s Sportland will appear in next week’s issue. File photo

Francophonie

Francophonie

Celebrating eight years, Francophonie members meet for lunch at Café Aroma last week. (From left) Claudine La Force, Herve Le Mansec, Mara Schoner and Monique Zander. Members not pictured are Hubert Halkin, Jan Ulrich, Francoise Frigola, Michele Marsh and Summer Brown. Photo by Jay Pentrack

Xbox at the Rustic

Xbox at the Rustic

Kids got to hook up an Xbox 360 to the big screen at the Rustic Theatre Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 8, during the first afterschool program. Kids hang out and play video games on the big screen. Board and card games were also available during the afterschool program. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

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