Riverside County Fire, Pine Cove Report unavailable. Riverside County Fire, Garner Valley Report unavailable. Riverside County Fire, Pinyon Report unavailable. CHP log The resident post of the California Highway Patrol responded to the following calls from Monday, April 15, to Sunday, April 28. This may not be a complete list of responses: April 15 — […]
Category: Idyllwild News
The Summit Fire in Banning is burning north of Interstate 10 in the hills above the 8th street exit. As of Wednesday morning, about 3,000 acres had burned, some evacuations have already been ordered at the top of 8th Street and on Indian School Lane. Some outbuildings and a structure have been destroyed. The fire […]
Juan Arambul (center) was driving a large Waste Management truck around 2 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 243 near South Circle Drive. A rug that had been dumped into the truck accidentally covered the exhaust vent, causing it to begin to burn. Idyllwild Fire Department quickly responded and extinguished the threat without damage to the truck.
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 […]