Forest Service to begin prescribed burns

Prescribed burning operations in the San Jacinto Ranger District of the San Bernardino National Forest will begin in the next few week, according to...

Fern Valley customers save water while revenues fall

Water usage during the September and October period at Fern Valley Water District was 1.1 million gallons less than the same two months in...

Idyllwild Water focusing on wastewater projects: Says goodbye to two ...

While the business conducted at the Idyllwild Water District’s Nov. 18 meeting carries several projects forward into the future, the board also took time...

Gender-based violence subject of evening discussion

Gender-based violence is the concern of a new group on the Hill and the subject of a public event Tuesday, Dec. 1. Callie Wight,...

Two Hill traffic incidents during last week, one with serious injuries

  Two traffic incidents, one with serious injuries, marred Hill roads over the last week. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Ben Bolon, the first...

Idyllwild Fire Finance Committee still trying to improve reports

Although its contract accountant could not produce the financial reports for October, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Finance Committee did review some reports that...

Supervisors already proclaim local emergency due to El Niño

With all the warnings that the approaching El Niño weather pattern and its accompanying rains will be greater than the 1997-98 rainfall, the Riverside...

Portion of Pacific Crest Trail may re-open in spring 2016

In July 2013, the Mountain Fire burned more than 26,000 acres with both the fire and the immediate rainstorm destroying miles of the Pacific...

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...
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