Update 2 p.m., Monday afternoon, Feb. 27 No accumulation yet, snow falling but not sticking. Here’s the Cal Trans update on chains St Route 243 R1 CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM THE Junction of St Rte 74 in MOUNTAIN CENTER TO LAKE FULMOR Winter Storm Warning Winter Storm Warning Urgent – winter weather […]
Category: Idyllwild News
Dr. Raul Ruiz, Democrat, challenger for Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack’s seat for the new Congressional district 36 that includes Idyllwild, will be in town on Thursday, March 1 at 10 a.m. Part of Ruiz’s district-wide “Listening Tour,” the doctor hopes to learn what issues are of most importance to Hill residents. The event, what Ruiz […]
Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Monday to Sunday, Feb. 13 to Feb. 19, 2012: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Feb. 15 — Public service assist, Pine Crest Avenue and Jameson Drive, Idyllwild. Feb. 15 — Dispatched and nothing found, Highway 243 and Marian View Drive, Idyllwild. Feb. 15 — Walk-in […]
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported a body was found at Lake Hemet Campground. Daniel Raridon, 48 of Hemet, was found at 7:57 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in a tent at the campsite. Authorities do not suspect foul play at this time.
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors, acting on 3rd District Supervisor Jeff Stone’s recommendation, approved a $3,000 grant to the Idyllwild HELP Center. The funds will be used for center clients’ children who want to participate in Town Hall Recreation sports. The grant will fund sports shoes, registration fees for sports activities and any needed […]
Chief Hewitt was born and raised in Southern California. Within two weeks of his graduation from Duarte High School in Los Angeles County, near the San Gabriel Mountains, Hewitt was on the Oak Grove Hot Shots team. That was the first step in his career goal of becoming a firefighter. From the age of 5 or 6, Hewitt knew that is what he wanted to become.
On Saturday, Feb. 18, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit responded to a report of two hikers lost near Soboba Hot Springs. Sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:32 p.m. and RMRU volunteer Lou Kingman of Redlands and the Sheriff’s aviation unit spotted the hikers around 8 p.m. Kingman was lowered in and both […]
Interim Idyllwild Fire Chief Mike Sherman continued to bring budget warnings to the Idyllwild Fire Protection District’s meetings. At Tuesday’s meeting, he first alerted the commission that the 2011-12 ambulance revenue estimate of $335,000 was unlikely to be achieved. “You’ve never received more than $240,000 in [ambulance] revenue,” Sherman said. “Through December, we’ve collected about […]