Journal From the James: Oasis de los Osos, our desert sister...

Many of our readers are familiar with the James Reserve from our writings and public talks. However, few know that the James officially consists...

Past Tense: March 10, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The Forest Service announced that, beginning in summer, it would issue a special certificate to everyone who climbed to the...

Creature Corner: March 10, 2016

Last week in “The Days of Our Nine Lives,” the cats and Doodlebug the terrier were discussing the wonderful possibility of finding forever families...

Out Loud: Idyllwild Arts weekend …

We joked at the news meeting last week that this edition would be the Idyllwild Arts issue and we appear to have succeeded in...

Past Tense: March 3, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Snow plows were busy with a 2-foot snowfall. 60 years ago - 1956 Chamber Membership Chair Glenn Froehlich reported that reaching the...

Creature Corner: March 3, 2016

When we left off last week in “The Days of Our Nine Lives,” two new ARF members, Doodlebug, the terrier-mix, and Oliva, the kitten,...

The Home Bistro: Put your kitchen on alert …

Editor’s note: Other than this week, Vic’s column will be regularly featured the last week of the month.  Bonanza! What a great opportunity it is to...

Fire & Forest: Protecting your deck from fire protects the house...

As we continue with another Southern California winter, are we all asking, “Where is this El Nino?” Who does not enjoy sitting, relaxing or working...

Out Loud: March 3, 2015

“If you think everything seems to be going well, you obviously don’t understand the situation.” “The light at the end of the tunnel is the...

Fashion Jack: Shoe laces & eye-catching hair …

Q. What is the best knot to use on shoe laces? –Darwood, West Covina A. Depends on what you’re using the shoe laces for. My...
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