County considering regs for short-term home rentals

Short-term rentals within Riverside County are becoming more popular and now are within the purview of the Board of Supervisors. The subject was on...

State water conservation measures likely to extend through 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown issued his second executive order last Friday regarding water conservation this year. Last April, the governor’s first order mandated a 25-percent...

Art Alliance offers opportunity to honor Paris victims

The Art Alliance of Idyllwild has established three sites to enable locals to commemorate the horrific events that occurred in Paris last week. Tri-color boards...

County to take part in statewide emergency drill

Riverside County will participate in a hazardous-material response drill this week, along with numerous state and federal agencies. The drill involves a simulated response...

Near-hit spares injury to 45 children in a school bus

At 7:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, a school bus carrying 45 students was traveling westbound on Highway 74, 1.1 miles west of McGaugh Road,...

Sandbags to be available throughout Hill

A single person attended the latest Mountain Emergency Service Committee meeting. But Kathleen Henderson, the Riverside County emergency services coordinator for the mountain, briefly...

El Niño on the way: Expect well-above-average precipitation this winter

Discussions of the pending El Niño weather pattern have shifted from its probability to which month will it peak and its longevity. Last week, the...

Scenic Drive house burns Sunday evening

A major house fire occurred Sunday evening, Nov. 15, essentially destroying the house. At about 4:30 p.m., Idyllwild Fire Department received a dispatch alert...

Town Hall closed because of asbestos

The Town Hall building has been closed for a duration yet to be determined, according to Kyla Brown, parks and recreation bureau chief for the Riverside County Regional Parks and Open-space District, although she hopes it will be only a week.

Frank Vernon details San Jacinto Fault monitoring

Dr. Frank Vernon, research seismologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and University of California, San Diego, spoke in Anza about seismic monitoring in the...
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