Autumn Equinox Celebration planned

Spirit Mountain Retreat will host an Autumn Equinox Celebration from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. The event will include music by Local...

Recreation district to transport students to college fair

The Idyllwild Recreation District (IRD) has planned free transportation to a college fair for local high school students. On Saturday, Sept. 24, the College...

Local barbecues celebrate Labor Day

Outdoor barbecues are a Labor Day tradition on the Hill and this year provided a feast. Rotarian Barney Brause, foreground, serves deep-pit barbecue pulled pork while Rick Foster, background, ladles out the beans during the 4th Annual Idyllwild Rotary Labor Day Barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 4.

Dore’s Mountain Art Garden comes alive

The Art Garden was the setting for an “End of Summer Art Fair,” which saw dramatic works of art on display.

Parton plans for Idyllwild lilac planting

It’s his own town beautification project. He’s propagated the lilacs.

Regal, reclusive and recoiling reptiles at Idyllwild Nature Center

All eyes are on a live Southern Pacific Rattlesnake ...

Rustic Cabin gardens awarded

Idyllwild Garden Club President Harold Voorheis (left) and Vice President Michael Feyder install a sign announcing the selection of gardens at the Rustic Cabin as the club’s Garden of the Season. The Idyllwild Garden Club bestows this honor once a quarter to a business that goes the extra mile to beautify Idyllwild.

“Seeing is Believing” at Nature Center

A hike through the woods was a key part of this weekend’s Junior Naturalist Program series at the Idyllwild Nature Center. Titled “Seeing is Believing,” the Saturday, Aug. 27 program taught youngsters to look for minute details in everything they see.

Ray Goren: Jazz prodigy

Ray Goren, 11-years-old, is one of Deacon Jones’ two guitarists.

Hawkins’ Town Jazz is a hit

Local jazz icon Marshall Hawkins brought in a band of brothers, and a sister or two, to the first ever, post Jazz in the Pines