A sampling of 2018’s new laws

During 2017, the state Legislature passed and Gov. Jerry Brown signed 859 new laws. While some were effective immediately, some will not go into...

House passes Ruiz wildfire funding bill

U.S. Representative Dr. Raul Ruiz’s widlfire funding bill passed the House of Representatives (251-169) before the holiday recess. Ruiz’s bill, which would change the...

From bears to cannabis, 2017 was newsy

Editor’s note: Each year, the Town Crier reviews the top 10 news items on the Hill. These stories were the favorites of TC...

Rocket over the Fairway Market in Idyllwild

A rocket passed over the Fairway market in Idyllwild. Jennifer Muir was able to capture the event in the attached video. IMG_0696

No sign of Flying Squirrels in San Jacintos

By Debra Varnados Correspondent Preliminary results of a three-year study funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and conducted by scientists at San Diego’s Natural...

Prepare and plan for a ‘next’ power outage

Many questions arose among local residents following the unexpected Dec. 7, emergency power outage. Due the high winds and numerous falling trees, Southern California...

Pair of bald eagles still call Lake Hemet home

U.S. Forest Service volunteers saw two of the permanent bald eagles, still comfortable with their home on the shores of Lake Hemet,  soaring over...

Howard Jarvis to appeal dismissal of its fire fee suit

Last week, after Sacramento California Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne W.L. Chang dismissed its suit claiming the State Fire Prevention Fee was invalid, the Howard...

News of Record: December 21, 2017

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, Dec. 10 to Dec. 16. Idyllwild • Dec. 10 —...

One motorcycle crash this week

Only one traffic incident, a motorcycle crash, occurred on Hill roads recently. At 9:51 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18, Edwin Mejia, 25 of Indio, was...
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