On Jan. 28, 2011, Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild (ARF) opened the doors of Sadie’s Clinic for Pet Wellness to meet the basic medical needs of Idyllwild’s animal population. Since that time, Dr. Michael Nastro has been coming to the clinic in Oakwood Village on alternating Fridays and has seen more than 300 clients and […]
65 years ago – 1946 The new electrical substation was almost ready for service. It was expected to greatly improve power service for the Hill. 55 years ago – 1956 Some Banning youngsters took a one-day outdoor education course at the Arts Foundation. One of them later wrote the instructor (Emax), “I enjoyed hiking with […]
Dr. La Faye Platter presented three Golden Apple awards to Idyllwild School teachers at the Nov. 1, Hemet Unified School Board meeting held at Idyllwild School.
An accident involving a fuel spill occurred yesterday on SR 74 at the Vista Point (about 6 miles above Palm Desert). Caltrans Maintenance crews along with a hazardous material contractor will be cleaning up the residual today from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. As a result flagging will be necessary at this location. Motorists are […]
A few years ago, after being away for awhile, we were surprised to see a large pile of neatly stacked firewood when we drove into our yard. There had been a big storm and one of our tall trees had fallen on our next door neighbors’ garage roof. His insurance took care of the damage […]
The Mountain Emergency Services Committee (MEMSCOMM) discussed post-earthquake emergency operations at its Thursday, Nov. 10 meeting — specifically what building or building would serve as the emergency operations center (EOC), the communication hub of local disaster response. Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) Chief Norm Walker has repeatedly voiced concern that, given the building materials and […]
The fifth and last sessions in a series of Palms to Pines workshops will be held next week. At this workshop, the draft Corridor Management Plan (CMP) will be presented and a discussion of the next steps for implementation will be held. As before, the U.S. Forest Service has scheduled the workshops in three locations […]
Marge 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!
A divided Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commission selected President Pete Capparelli to fulfill the final two years of former Commissioner Ben Killingsworth’s term. After a debate about how many votes were sufficient to make the decision, whether Capparelli could vote for himself and then a call for advice from legal counsel was the decision […]