At its monthly meeting held at Community Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Idyllwild Garden Club chose a new board of directors. The new officers are Co-Secretary Ann Castillo and Ginny Millard, Treasurer Sherry Edwards, First Vice President Erin O’Neill and new Garden Club President Tony Berthelotte.
The annual Town Hall Health Fair will once again offer free flu shots to Hill residents, said Dr. Dick Goldberg. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, approximately 110 to 150 shots will be available. Each year, residents line up early to receive the free shots, and given the limited number available, those […]
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 The lead investigator, who requested his name not be published, cited cyber hacking of merchant process servers, rather than a locally placed skimmer, as the likely cause.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.