The Home Bistro: Put your kitchen on alert …

Editor’s note: Other than this week, Vic’s column will be regularly featured the last week of the month.  Bonanza! What a great opportunity it is to...

Fire & Forest: Protecting your deck from fire protects the house...

As we continue with another Southern California winter, are we all asking, “Where is this El Nino?” Who does not enjoy sitting, relaxing or working...

Out Loud: March 3, 2015

“If you think everything seems to be going well, you obviously don’t understand the situation.” “The light at the end of the tunnel is the...

Fashion Jack: Shoe laces & eye-catching hair …

Q. What is the best knot to use on shoe laces? –Darwood, West Covina A. Depends on what you’re using the shoe laces for. My...

Past Tense: February 25, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Ideas for community betterment were discussed at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. Among the suggestions offered: youth projects and recreation...

Creature Corner: February 25, 2016

Congratulations to Rey, who has left the cast for a new gig with a forever family. She will be missed. When we left off...

Out Loud: February 25, 2016

Sometimes when I sit here early Tuesday afternoon, ruminating on a topic to write about, I read some of the Post-it® notes stuck on...

Off the Main Roads: Dawn’s Early Light …

One of my favorite things about backpacking is the way your body shifts over time to fall in line with natural cycles of dark...

Readers Write: Re: signatures for ballot measures …

Editor: For the past the past few days, persons sitting in front of the Idyllwild Post Office have been collecting signatures for various ballot measures...

Readers Write: Some thoughts on snow visitors …

Editor: My letter to the editor re: snow visitors did not get written so here, instead, are a few thoughts: 1. I see this issue as...
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