Every week takes teamwork to produce the paper. Last Tuesday, Town Crier employees were put through the paces. The power went out when Halie and James, in production, were completing pages to send electronically to the printer. We knew that we had a generator downstairs in the storage room but no one knew the last […]
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is leading a multi-jurisdictional investigation of credit card fraud that ensnared over 20 Idyllwild residents from October through December 2010. The lead investigator, who requested his name not be published, cited cyber hacking of merchant process servers, rather than a locally placed skimmer, as the likely cause. The investigation, […]
A 1995 earthquake near Kobe, Japan pushed government and industry to develop an earthquake early warning system (EWS) that helped save lives in the massive March 11, 2011 quake. California is only now beginning development of a similar but smaller scale system, which won’t be ready for four or five years. The 1995 Kobe earthquake […]
On Wednesday, Sept. 21, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Michael Peevey directed Southern California Edison (SCE), along with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and San Diego Gas and Electric, to establish programs to allow customers to delay installation of controversial Smart Meters, which the utility companies are using to replace analog meters statewide. SCE […]
Dr. Frank Vernon, research geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), will head a team and project that will install seismic monitoring stations at a number of locations on the Hill to measure San Jacinto Fault activity. Two of the stations will be in Idyllwild. The others will be […]
Every year, the Idyllwild Rotary Club gives dictionaries to third-graders at Idyllwild, Hamilton and Cottonwood schools. Rotarians Scott Fisher, left, and Charlie Wix, right, hand out dictionaries to the students. Third grade teacher Sally Salter observes from the background.
A variety of activities are in the offing that affect the Idyllwild Community Center (ICC) property. In discussing the ICC site, confusion sometimes comes up about what is an Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) function and what involves fundraising to build the planned community center, a project currently managed by a separate committee now headed […]
When the lights went out on Tuesday afternoon, I scrambled to find backup power for my husband’s medical equipment. Because of the efforts of several local men, a generator was located and then carried up many stairs into our home. A potential life-threatening situation was averted. This is not the first time we have been […]