Share/Bookmark 65 years ago – 1948 The dump, the Town Crier learned, was a popular after-dark rendezvous during the summer. Residents were taking guests there to watch the deer feeding. 60 years ago – 1953 A sudden cold snap hit the mountain; the thermometer dropped to 18 degrees at Kenworthy Station in Garner Valley. 55 […]
Share/BookmarkNext week, the Idyllwild Community Fund will hold a reception for its nine grant recipients this year. New honorees, along with six repeat recipients, are the Art Alliance of Idyllwild, Idyllwild Scholarship Fund and Idyllwild Arts Foundation. AAI will use its grant to help with the cost to install the “deer herd” at the various […]
Share/BookmarkAfter a Sept. 10 presentation in which Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz addressed and tried to rebuff many of the issues in the recent ad campaign directed against the district during the election for commissioners, the department’s 2013-14 budget was unanimously approved. Reitz, however, did say that after the escrow for the sale of the […]
Share/BookmarkRep. Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-36) was elected just 10 months ago. But the race for the 2014 election has already begun. Raising money to finance campaigns has become a full-time occupation for elected officials and those who wish they were. Through June 30, Ruiz has raised $763,000. More than half came from individual contributions. Political […]
Share/BookmarkRiverside County Third District Supervisor Jeff Stone will be at the Idyllwild Library from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, to meet with constituents. He also will be at his Hemet office from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. To make an appointment, call […]
Share/BookmarkResidents of California’s 36th Congressional District who lost homes or businesses in the recent wildfires may be eligible for federal assistance. The office of Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) is available to assist those affected by damage to homes or businesses with claims to the Small Business Administration. Also, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has […]
Share/BookmarkThe Riverside County Coroner has identified the Lake Hemet drowning victim as 49-year-old Yin Xizhe of Los Angeles. According to the coroner’s report, Xizhe was “found submerged after attempting to retrieve [a] fishing pole in lake.” The drowning occurred on Sept. 7 on the Peninsula at Lake Hemet.