Five weeks ago, the Lake Hemet bald eagles gave birth to two eaglets, a male and a female, which weigh about five pounds now …
Category: Idyllwild News
The plans for the Idyllwild Community Center, including the 6,000-square-foot Butterfield Family Center, the amphitheatre, the park and sculpture garden, and all of the parking areas and access roads are in the final stages of development.
DNA analysis of larvae from a tree in Pine Cove confirmed the presence of Goldspotted oak borer. CAL FIRE Forester Gregg Bratcher made the announcement at the April 24 Mountain Area Safety Taskforce meeting. Confirmation of Goldspotted oak borer in the tree on Pine Needles Lane brings the total of confirmed Idyllwild area infested trees to 11, according to Bratcher. “We’re seeing new GSOB trees at the rate of about one per week and that’s in the winter,” he noted.
With a resounding show of member indifference, only seven of 57 members of the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce cared enough about the Chamber’s future to attend a meeting called to decide its future. In a little over an hour, those seven voted to dissolve the long-standing Idyllwild institution. Secretary and last remaining director, David Jerome […]
Contributing to the Idyllwild Fire District’s budget shortfall is the overpayment of health benefits for the past 16 months, according to Idyllwild Fire District Commissioner Jerry Buchanan. This financial mistake was unearthed in April after the Commission was advised that its budget deficit continued to expand. The department budget balance through March is a negative […]
To help draft an ordinance about pit bull and pit bull type breeds in Riverside County, the Department of Animal Services has invited county residents to submit opinioins by means of an online survey. The Animal Services web address is http://www.rcdas.org/home/. The survey can be clicked at the top of the page.
Fundraising was the topic of the evening when the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Auxiliary met on Monday, April 15. Plans are being developed to raise money this summer for improvements to the fire station. Project ideas range from simple booths at community events to tell the community what the auxiliary is and what it hopes […]
The Idyllwild HELP Center has been busily expanding its resources. Last Wednesday, members of the Hemet Salvation Army unit brought food to the Hill. They will be returning with food every two months, according to Colleen Meyer, the HELP Center’s client services administrator. The next visit will be in June, she said. “It’s enough food […]