Only in Idyllwild: Just for the children

Only in Idyllwild would the local theatre open just for the children. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Rustic Theatre opened so the Town...

Only in Idyllwild: House warming

A few years ago, after being away for awhile, we were surprised to see a large pile of neatly stacked firewood when we drove...

Only in Idyllwild

I was at the Transfer Station emptying bags of pine needles when my neighbor, Geno, came looking for his cell phone that he had...

Only in Idyllwild: Brave neighbors

Only in Idyllwild will your neighbor relocate your caught rattlesnakes and racoons that come through your doggie door.

Only in Idyllwild: No power, but caring neighbors

When the lights went out on Tuesday afternoon, I scrambled to find backup power for my husband’s medical equipment. Because of the efforts of...

Only in Idyllwild: Tight squeeze

It’s a small garage, but still, it’s a place where the family car could be tucked away, out of the snow and rain. But,...

Only in Idyllwild: Home pretzel delivery

I love homemade pretzels. I put in my order for 10 at Honey Bunns and Joe, figuring I could make it back up the...

Only in Idyllwild: Legends among us

Only in Idyllwild can you go from photographing legendary jazz vocalist Herb Jeffries for his 98th birthday in the morning, to photographing jazz legend-to-be...

Only in Idyllwild: Unfazed by thunder storm

City folk run inside at the first raindrop. In Idyllwild, no one bats an eye at a powerful thunderstorm. I recently enjoyed lunch with...

Only in Idyllwild: Brake for quails

While traveling down Tollgate, a vehicle was stopped ahead for no apparent reason. Ahh … but the reason soon appeared when mom, pop, aunt,...
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