Dwight ‘Buzz’ Holmes retires from Idyllwild School

Dwight “Buzz” Holmes, Idyllwild School music teacher, retired after 25 years from a job that has touched and enriched a generation of Idyllwild School...

Pine Cove homeowners bestow gifts on community

At its July monthly meeting, the Pine Cove Property Owners Association announced its annual donations to local nonprofit groups. The single largest gift was $3,000...

UPDATE: Manzanita Fire — 86 percent contained

The Manzanita Fire, burning east of Highway 79 in Lamb Canyon, grew to 6,309 acres and was 86 percent contained by 7 a.m. Thursday. Currently,...

New tax rate on tobacco products effective July 1, 2017

Friday, July 1, is when the California tax rate on tobacco products other than cigarettes will increase from the current rate of 27.3 to...

Fireworks are illegal in Riverside County

Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Chief John R. Hawkins reminds all citizens that Riverside County Ordinances 858 and 787 prohibit the use of any type...

Fourth 3-plus-magnitude quake in Idyllwild area since June 7

A magnitude 3.5 quake, the fourth since June 7 over magnitude 3 to strike near the Idyllwild area, occurred at 6:53 a.m. Sunday, June...

IWD board approves multiple resolutions in marathon meeting

The full board of directors of the Idyllwild Water District voted to adopt multiple regulations involving rules and regulations, water and sewer standby fees,...

Castillo pleads guilty to inflicting injuries

Matthew Castillo, 31, of Idyllwild, pleaded guilty to inflicting corporeal injuries and a prior conviction within the past seven years. The plea was made...

Gutierrez paroled after nearly two years in jail

Arrested in July 2015, Frank Gutierrez pleaded guilty to two felonies and two misdemeanor charges and admitted to several prior convictions on March 30. Judge...

No serious injuries in three traffic crashes

Three traffic crashes took place over the last week on Hill roads, according to California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Darren Meyer. At 9 p.m....
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