Idyllwild Community Recreation Center (ICRC) President Dawn Sonnier’s vision for a state-of-the art-playground for the Idyllwild Community Center (ICC) property is on fast track for county approval. According to 3rd District Supervisor Jeff Stone’s Legislative Assistant Olivia Barnes, who has been working with Sonnier to move the approval through the various county agencies, all agencies […]
Rain and lightning put a damper on my weekend plans. I had planned to go hiking on Saturday and to work on Sunday. I barely left the house on both days other than hanging out at the coffee shop with my laptop. Various writing projects have been keeping me busy, so rain or shine I […]
The Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) election forum is tonight at 5:30 p.m. It will be in the conference room at the Idyllwild Nature Center. State Sen. Bill Emmerson has agreed to moderate the evening. Idyllwild has six candidates for two seats. Both incumbents, Commission President Pete Capparelli and Paul Riggi, are seeking re-election and […]
The most interesting news of the month regarding the focus of this column is the lesson of the Wallow Fire that burned earlier this summer in Eastern Arizona. Idyllwild Fire Protection District Chief Norm Walker was on the fire and is uniquely qualified to speak about it, and to our benefit he will address it […]
Heat, thunderstorms, the weather and calendar say August; but Kathy Sacher Wilson says Halloween! She is already preparing the 2011 Idyllwild Haunted Ghost Town. As soon as Ken Dahleen closes his saxophone case and pulls the final acoustical wiring, Wilson wants to begin constructing this year’s primo Halloween event. “It takes a long time to […]
At its July 26 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors appointed qualified candidates to the boards of several local water districts. The Registrar of Voters recommended their appointment because there were an insufficient number of candidates to hold an election.
“His [Bill Brown, County Service Area operations manager for Riverside County’s Economic Development Agency (EDA)] accusations were not very strong,” said Dawn Sonnier, Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) president. Sonnier had been through a turbulent month and stressful week as the County Service Area (CSA) 36 Advisory Committee held a special meeting Wednesday, to hear […]