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County fire doubles crews at Pine Cove

County fire doubles crews at Pine Cove

Another fire engine and crew has been added to the Riverside County Fire Station 23 in Pine Cove. Also, an engine and crews are supplementing the Station 53 (Garner Valley) staff, Cal Fire Mountain Battalion Chief Sean Dakin said at last week’s County Service Area 38 meeting. “There will be six people at the station […]

RMRU has two rescues this week

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit was involved in two successful rescue efforts this weekend, both of which exemplified the problems hikers can encounter when they go off on trek without being fully prepared. The first started about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, after the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway received a call from three lost hikers. […]

At the Idyllwild Library this week: April 17, 2014

This is National Library Week. Visit our library and see what new features it has to offer. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, Maria Reyes will offer her weekly Spanish language class for homeschoolers, a program designed for children but to which the whole community is welcome. From 1 to 2 p.m. […]

Edison planned outages continue

Another power outage affecting the town business area and many residential neighborhoods is planned between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. Several smaller and limited outages have also occurred since the April outage, which affected much of the local area, including Pine Cove. One outage affected about 15 customers on Marion View Drive […]

Matter of fact

In last week’s issue on page 3, the Town Crier incorrectly reported that an Adventure Pass is not needed on the San Bernardino, Cleveland, Los Padres and Angeles national forests over Easter weekend. An Adventure Pass is needed within those  national forests this weekend. Only the National Park Service is offering free entry to its […]

IFPD accepts 2012-13 audit; dismisses auditor

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commission accepted its 2012-13 audit and decided to seek a new auditing firm at the board’s April 8 meeting. Before discussing the district’s financial condition, which continues to deteriorate, Fire Chief Patrick Reitz said, “I want to publicly admonish RAMS [Rogers, Anderson, Malody and Scott, LLP, the district’s auditors since […]

Search and rescue dog harness tested

Search and rescue dog harness tested

Pine Cove will evaluate future of special tax

The County Service Area 38 Advisory Committee was advised last week to begin thinking about its parcel tax for the ambulance contract with Riverside County. Since the committee’s January meeting, the county Board of Supervisors has agreed to renegotiate its ambulance contract with American Medical Response. As part of the negotiations, 3rd District Supervisor Jeff […]

IFPD conduct violates Brown Act

The accompanying article posted here reports on the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commission’s discussion of a meeting with Riverside County Fire Department officials at the Emergency Command Center in Perris on Tuesday, March 18. Three commissioners — Jerry Buchanan, president, Rhonda Andrewson, secretary, and Nancy Layton, treasurer — all officers; and the three citizen members […]

Edison planned outages continue

Another power outage affecting the town business area and many residential neighborhoods is planned between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. Several smaller and limited outages have also occurred since the April outage, which affected much of the local area, including Pine Cove. “We are putting in equipment to make the substation more […]

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