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Marshall Smith

Marshall Smith has been writing for the Town Crier since 2005. His favorite quote is: '"Some men see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not." Robert Kennedy quoting George Bernard Shaw

Idyllwild Chamber welcomes full board

The Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce met on Monday, July 18, with a full board of 11 directors, the first time in many years that the Chamber’s board has been complete.

New chamber officers installed

The Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce began the second year of its reconstituted leadership and revitalization with newly elected officers installed Wednesday, July 13, at a special dinner at Jo'An's Restaurant & Bar.

ICRC moving forward with community center

The Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) held its last meeting as administrator for community recreation, on Wednesday, July 13. On Aug. 1, the Riverside...

County approves Idyllwild Historic Preservation District

Riverside County Board of Supervisors unanimously approves establishment of Idyllwild Historic Preservation District

“Love Junkie” author Resnick joins series

“Love Junkie” (Bloomsbury USA, 2008) may sound like a Motown pop song from the 60s. It’s not. It’s a hard-hitting, personally revealing memoir by...

City Beat returns to concert series

On Thursday, July 21 City Beat, lays down the law with its hard-hitting horn section and popping percussion at the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series...

Idyllwild residents discuss tolernace

On Wednesday, July 20, greater Idyllwild residents will gather again to discuss community values in Idyllwild, how they may be threatened by recent hate...

Celebration, education and restoration — the lemon lily returns

In the early part of the 20th century, a resplendent resident of the San Jacinto Mountains, the lemon lily (Lilium parryi) gently welcomed tourists

Fire insurance options shrink for Idyllwild

ptions for obtaining new homeowners insurance policies in Idyllwild appear to be shrinking, with State Farm’s apparent decision to limit its risk and not...

Town Crier launches new website

On July 1, the Idyllwild Town Crier launched a new website designed to be “what you’d expect of a news source in the 21st...