Share/Bookmark There is no repeat this year of a Hill contestant moving forward to American Idol’s final 10 and fame. Neither Suzanne Tufan, once an Idyllwild resident, nor Christina (Christy) Barrett of Anza survived Hollywood Week, actually held in Pasadena. Both were eliminated. So for all those who hold fond remembrances of the “Casey” season, […]
Category: Mountain Folk
Share/BookmarkThirty-six mountain folk and a well-behaved service dog traveled on a Town Hall Recreation bus outing to the Getty Museum in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 21. Recreation Manager GeGe Beagle and Amy Righetti accompanied the group. As the trip was winding down, Beagle, in true hostess fashion, passed through the cabin passing out mints […]
Share/BookmarkTwo Idyllwild violin students of Anna Ancheta will be playing and learning Saturday, Jan. 28. Joana Chukleva, a freshman, will play Prokofiev’s Concerto no. 1 and Elena Minkova will perform Bruch’s Concerto no. 1 for the renowned violinist, Elena Urioste. The performances are part of a master class which Urioste leads and to which the […]
Share/BookmarkRiverside County Third District Supervisor Jeff Stone has renominated three members — Jerry Holldber, Marge Muir and Lou Padula — to the County Servcie Area 38 Advisory Committee. In addition, he nominated Robert Hewitt to fill the current vacancy on the committee. Thom Wallace, the fifth committee member, was appointed in July 2011. The terms […]
Share/BookmarkSeventeen Idyllwild and Pine Cove residents took advantage of free county transportation to the Mission Inn’s Festival of Lights in Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 7. The outing, suggested by the Forest Folk committee of active older adults and provided courtesy of Town Hall Recreation, began at 2 p.m. from Town Hall and returned all attendees […]
Friday night at the Marine Memorial Club in San Francisco, Becky Clark, former Town Crier editor and publisher, thanks Will Fleet, Fresno Bee publisher, for his tenure as president of the California Press Association. At the dinner, Clark also assumed her two-year term as the new association president.
Share/BookmarkAfter her 80th birthday, Marge Muir said, “Think … only in Idyllwild can you have a surprise birthday party when you turn 80 and it makes you feel young. … It did, and I do! “I got a birthday wish from Arizona and France, today folks read it in the Town Crier!” she exclaimed …
Share/BookmarkIdyllwild’s own Casey Abrams and gal pal Haley Reinhart, both American Idol season 10 finalists, are releasing a holiday single, the Frank Loesser standard, “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” Available for download on iTunes on Monday, Nov. 21, with a video to follow. Advance reviews are that it’s “too cute for words.” To get a listing […]
Share/BookmarkMarge Muir, one of Idyllwild’s most iconic and esteemed residents, who has lived on the Hill for 53 years, and been involved as a volunteer in more boards and service organizations than most can remember, turns 80 years young on Sunday, Nov. 13. Happy Birthday Marge!
Share/BookmarkThe Town Crier congratulates photographer and part-time Idyllwild resident Gina Genis for the award she was given for the Best Art Show of 2011 from Orange County Weekly for “Economy Portraits.” Images of her work can be viewed at http://ginagenis.photoshelter.com/gallery/Economy-Portraits/G0000DPlc.RPPI.I/… Wishes for a speedy recovery go out to Idyllwild resident Frank Gorzny, who is recovering […]