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PHOTOS: Idyllwild’s 21st Jazz in the Pines

When Deanna Bogart saw Vic Sirkin of Idyllwild (and a jazz fest volunteer) relaxing on the grass in the front row during her performance, she literally got “down and dirty,” bringing her lively entertainment directly to him and then throughout the audience during the 21st Jazz in the Pines at Idyllwild Arts last Sunday.

Car crashes into power pole on South Circle

Yoichi Christopher Kido Jr., 32 of Idyllwild crashed his white Ford Focus into a power pole on South Circle near Scenic Dr. around 1 a.m. Thursday morning, completely severing the pole causing power lines to arch into both lanes of traffic. South Circle was closed in both directions. Kido was transported by Idyllwild Fire to Desert Regional Medical Center. According to CHP Officer Ron Esparza, Kido was arrested for driving under the influence.

Motorcycle crash on Highway 243

  According to CHP Officer Mike Murawski, Peter Jackson, 72, of Rancho Mirage crashed his rented red Ducati motorcycle at about 11:10 a.m. Friday, Aug....

Reader’s Write: Save the ghost town

I have been in the ghost town for two years and have gone through it forever since I was 2 or 3. It is...

Clubs: Brix at garden club and church potluck

The Idyllwild Garden Club is pleased to invite the public to a presentation by Edith Brix on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Brix will give one...

PHOTO: MDP’s ‘boots on the ground’ exercise

Mountain Disaster Preparedness conducted a four-hour “boots on the ground” exercise on Saturday. Here at the Town Hall Disaster Assistance Station, acting group commander Ian Schoenleber (standing center, back to camera) discusses the scenario with fellow team members.

Desert man missing since Friday, car found in Pinyon

Police are looking for information regarding a missing person, believed to be at risk. Juan Pedro Valladares, 34, was last seen Friday, July 25....

Business Changes: A golden anniversary, new baker, Agner’s Forest Realty and...

Knotty Pine Cabins, owned by Ed and Sandy Reed, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Congratulations … Paul Amick is in the process of...

PHOTO: O’Neill’s photography at Idyll Awhile

Erin O’Neill and fellow photographer Francoise Frigola enjoy a well-attended opening of O’Neill’s photography exhibit Sunday at Idyll Awhile Wine Shoppe & Bistro.