Matt Boss called the minute the Town Crier’s contest started to identify the four men published in this week’s Past Tense column. He correctly identified, from left, Brian Kretsinger, Bud Hunt, Robin Oates and, of course, Matt’s father Pat Boss. Matt won a Town Crier subscription for being the first to call Thursday morning with […]
Category: Idyllwild News
Local Tracy Philippi, ex Army ranger, stopped a burglary in progress and held the suspect at gunpoint until a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputy arrived to make the arrest. Lt. Geoff Raya at Hemet Station confirmed an arrest had been made and, in essence, confirmed Philippi’s account of the Monday night, Oct. 10, attempted burglary. […]
At its monthly meeting held at Community Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Idyllwild Garden Club chose a new board of directors. The new officers are Co-Secretary Ann Castillo and Ginny Millard, Treasurer Sherry Edwards, First Vice President Erin O’Neill and new Garden Club President Tony Berthelotte.
The annual Town Hall Health Fair will once again offer free flu shots to Hill residents, said Dr. Dick Goldberg. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, approximately 110 to 150 shots will be available. Each year, residents line up early to receive the free shots, and given the limited number available, those […]
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is leading a multi-jurisdictional investigation of credit card fraud that ensnared over 20 Idyllwild residents from October through December 2010. The lead investigator, who requested his name not be published, cited cyber hacking of merchant process servers, rather than a locally placed skimmer, as the likely cause. The investigation, […]
Dr. Frank Vernon, research geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), will head a team and project that will install seismic monitoring stations at a number of locations on the Hill to measure San Jacinto Fault activity. Two of the stations will be in Idyllwild. The others will be […]
Every year, the Idyllwild Rotary Club gives dictionaries to third-graders at Idyllwild, Hamilton and Cottonwood schools. Rotarians Scott Fisher, left, and Charlie Wix, right, hand out dictionaries to the students. Third grade teacher Sally Salter observes from the background.
A variety of activities are in the offing that affect the Idyllwild Community Center (ICC) property. In discussing the ICC site, confusion sometimes comes up about what is an Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) function and what involves fundraising to build the planned community center, a project currently managed by a separate committee now headed […]