During the “Shakeout” on Thursday, Oct. 18, Francoise Frigola (left) and Susan Weisbart inform the community about the Mountain Disaster Preparedness’s website, idyllwildemergency.com, in case of a natural disaster on the Hill.
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Share/Bookmark Yesterday the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council met with special guests from the federal, state and county levels. Linda Ortiz, Emergency Services Coordinator with the California Emergency Management Agency, came to Idyllwild to discuss the implementation details of the FSC grant to help residents replace cedar shake roofing. Eligible properties must have compliant defensible […]
Share/Bookmark Early Sunday morning, U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Biologist Anne Poopatanapong and a group of volunteers met to construct a new bald eagle nesting platform at Lake Hemet. Forest Service volunteer John Ehrenfeld, from Hermosa Beach, who coordinated the project, has been monitoring the nesting eagles since February. In June, he discovered that high winds […]
Share/BookmarkFire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Monday to Monday, Oct. 15 to Oct. 22, 2012: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Log unavailable. Riverside County Fire, Pine Cove Oct. 15 — Medical aid, Pine Cove Road, Pine Cove. Oct. 15 — False alarm, Temecula Drive, Idyllwild. Oct. 20 — Medical aid, Rockmere […]
According to Mark Barr, Battalion Chief with CalFire, a 20-year-old female working with a CCC crew had back spasms and was airlifted to the Keenwild Helipad from Marian Mountain Trail on Thursday morning. Idyllwild Fire, CalFire Station 23, RSO, Battalion 2 hand crew from CalFire and USFS all responded to the incident.
Idyllwild Fire Protection Department personnel and Idyllwild Volunteer Company 621 responded to a report of a single vehicle that overturned around 7:55 a.m. on Thursday morning on Hwy. 243 just before Marion View Drive. The occupant was transported to Hemet Hospital with minor injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation
Share/BookmarkSouthern California Edison plans an electrical outage affecting upper Fern Valley on Tuesday, Oct. 30 during the hours from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The cited reason is line maintenance. The outage boundaries are on the north Forest and Forest Haven Drives, east Forest Drive, west Forest Haven and south, Silver Tip Lane. Affected households […]
Share/BookmarkTwo University of California, Riverside, students attempting to scale a difficult climbing route called Fingertrip on Tahquitz Rock in Idyllwild, encountered equipment difficulties and became stranded on a narrow rock ledge halfway up the monolith’s face. Climbers Brian Wong and David Wilmer began their Sunday, Oct. 21, climb around midday. About seven hours later, […]
Share/BookmarkThe Idyllwild Downtown Historic District is closer to having a working board and design guidelines approved and in place, according to Keith Herron, county historic preservation officer, who said they have recieved applications for all five board seats. “Now we have to verify that all are still interested and that they live within three miles […]
Share/BookmarkEditor’s note: Recently, Idyllwild and Pine Cove residents found in their mailboxes a letter addressed to the Idyllwild Community. Although some content was originally sent as a letter to the editor by Idyllwild resident Matthew Carpenter, we decided that this should be treated as a story since two businesses were named and alleged claims needed […]