Out Loud: An eventful weekend …

Our annual San Francisco trip in December for the California Press Foundation winter meeting proved eventful for more than just receiving an award this...

Fashion Jack: Proper pairings

Q. When should I put on socks with sandals? — Alan, Rubidoux A. Before you put on the sandals. Wearing socks over sandals is considered gauche...

Past Tense: December 11, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Postmaster Rita Patton reminded everyone that unsealed Christmas cards required 2 cents postage.   60 years ago - 1954 The big Christmas tree...

Before Out Time: Churches eventually become part of Idyllwild …

Amid a profusion of religious ceremony during the Christmas season, it may come as a surprise that throughout its first half-century, Idyllwild had not...

Readers write: Fire abatement code questions …

Editor:  We asked the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council Board of Directors some questions about the radical new fire-abatement laws being worked on at their...

Fire and Forest: Many thanks to boards …

Recently, as a board was wrapping up business for the year, I felt a deep appreciation for everyone at the table. They are all...

Out Loud: Thanksgiving …

Thanksgiving is our family’s favorite holiday (at least for the adults; the kids prefer Christmas, of course.) The Side Dishes Squadron (ladies) chop, stir, bake...

Readers write: Penal code …

Editor:  The Kool-Aid® consumed by IFPD personnel, its board, and the voter base of this community is sad. Recently, the 2014-15 grand jury held IFPD...

Readers Write: Why Hemet teachers are angry …

Editor:  It appears that HUSD lacks an understanding of the real mission of their schools. Since mid-October, I have been requesting copies of “Into The Wild”...

Creature Corner: December 4, 2014

Archie wished upon his star, and he found his forever human during the Christmas Tree Lighting event. It was meant to be, Archie....
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