Two 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 […]
The Town Crier staff is working on the 2012 Homes and Land Improvement edition, which comes out on March 8. Different this year, we’re asking readers to send in their questions for local service providers. The best questions will be answered in an informative “Ask the Experts” feature. Questions can range from landscaping to roofing, […]
After listening to several residents oppose, object to and question the departure of former Fire Chief Norm Walker, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commission began to move down the long path it hopes will be to of finding fiscal solvency at its Jan. 24 meeting. Interim Chief Mike Sherman several times referred to actions […]
Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Monday to Sunday, Jan. 16 to Jan. 22, 2012: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Jan. 17 — Dispatched and canceled en route, Highway 243, Pine Cove. Jan. 17 — Malicious false alarm, Temecula Drive, Idyllwild. Jan. 18 — Medical aid, Glen Road, Idyllwild. Jan. 18 […]
Two deer mice collected last month near the Sage area southeast of Hemet have tested positive for Hantavirus. The California Department of Public Health confirmed the rodents that Riverside County Environmental Health officials submitted for testing on Dec. 15 and 28, 2011, were infected with the virus. Between 2001 and 2010, approximately 13 percent of […]
Dear That was yummy, Could you please share an easy recipe for Buttermilk Pancakes? I am having a large family breakfast and would love to serve pancakes along with the bacon and sausage. Thank you, Blanca Pacas Glendale, CA Dear Blanca, This recipe is so good, the pancakes melt in your mouth. Enjoy! Fluffy Buttermilk […]
I think it was back when George H.W. Bush was president that there was an effort to create a kinder, friendlier Internal Revenue Service (IRS). With the current budgetary pressures in Washington and the reluctance of Congress to reduce spending or to pass new taxes, there is an effort to make up a part of […]
The Idyllwild Water District has scheduled a Finance Committee meeting for 8:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27. The meeting will be in the District’s board room. the Committee plans to discuss development of a long-term financial plan.
Pine Cove resident James Dunn rolled his 1990 Chevy Suburban on Hwy. 243, just south of the Pine Cove Market Wednesday. Dunn said his vehicle rolled because he was forced off the road. When he came around the corner, a motorcycle stopped in his lane. Another vehicle was driving on the northbound side of the […]
Idyllwild Arts Academy (IAA) has substantial outside lighting requirements for visibility and safety. Students, faculty and visitors are often out in darker hours, going to and from dorms and the dining hall, the library and various art studios, or attending on-campus performances and recitals. To assure these needs, IAA has an annual utility bill totaling more than a half million dollars. Consequently, the school has a strong incentive to undertake a sustainability program. So, outside lighting is one of many areas we have been looking at. Plus, many of us have outside lighting needs at home.