Out Loud: June 29, 2017

When we started our local nature photography calendar years ago, very few local organizations/businesses offered local calendars. Back then, it was a hit because...

Out Loud: A nice Father’s Day

Like most local homes, ours only cools down during the night when we have these serious hot spells. Otherwise, we start melting inside about...

Out Loud: Races & the zoo

I only participated in the 5k/10k race once and that was years ago. I did the 5k walk and actually managed not to come...

Out Loud: In Memory of James Larkin …

Editor’s note: Staff Reporter Marshall Smith writes on his personal relationship with former TC staffer James Larkin, who died last week at the young...

Out Loud: Holiday paper …

I wrote a bit about the hectic time we are experiencing, and I’m guessing that this summer isn’t shaping up to be a good...

Out Loud: Snippets …

The last couple of weeks, including this week, are more hectic than usual. When two people out of seven are out, scrambling occurs as...

Out Loud: Our Idyllwild School coverage

More and more, we in the newsroom at the TC have experienced an impediment to covering local students at Idyllwild School: parents or...

Out Loud: Technology and the newspaper …

Technology certainly changed the way we operate here at the newspaper now from how we operated when I started here in 1984. For one thing,...

Out Loud: A nice weekend …

A couple of Saturdays ago, Jack drove to Menifee to buy a trailer for hauling newspapers up from the desert. The newspapers put too...

Out Loud: TC circulation WAY up!

Editor’s note: Jack is taking a turn this week. First of all, what does “circulation” really mean? We order 5,600 newspapers printed every week. (We used...
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