Many changes in 2014 for Idyllwild’s restaurants

2014 was a big year for restaurant sales, changes and new openings. Alphabetically: Oscar and Gabriella Piñeiro bought Arriba Mexican Restaurant on Oct. 25 from...

Emax, art and Idyllwild

Ernie Maxwell, Idyllwild Town Crier newspaper founder with his wife Betty, discovered an environment in Idyllwild in which to express his many talents, impressing his spirit permanently on the community.

Grand opening of Lake Hemet Water Park

The California Parks Company, managers of Lake Hemet Campgrounds and Market, formally open their floating water park at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6. Admission is...

‘The Red Pill,’ IIFC opening-night film, a difficult pill for filmmaker

Making “The Red Pill,” Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema opening-night film, was a difficult and extraordinarily personal journey for documentarian Cassie Jaye. When Jaye...

Mixed Bag marries bands at Idyllwild Concert Series

Jeff Stover and Chris Gore combined their respective bands, All Star Big Band and Jackson Garrett, to produce the Mixed Bag Orchestra (MBO), which...

Short-term rentals in unincorporated areas face new restrictions: Post cards sent to neighbors within...

Aimed at curbing nuisance and noise activity, Ordinance 927 adopted by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors requires owners of short-term rentals in the...

Knotty Pine Cabins closes

After 52 years of operation, Knotty Pine Cabins on Pine Crest Avenue closed its doors on July 16. It ends a long run of...

Strong Idyllwild showing for Casey’s homecoming party

The crowd was estimated at “almost 1,000,” however locals interviewed simply said that all their neighbors and friends attended ...

PHOTOS: Bringin’ in the New Year in the new Brewpub

The Idyllwild Brewpub began filling up early on New Year’s Eve. Photos by Jenny Kirchner
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