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: July 13, 2017

My editorial last week stirred up some people. I received not just letters, but text messages and phone calls. Jack and I appreciated that...

Out Loud: January 26, 2017: Snow Days

I didn’t get any farther than the wood shed all weekend and spent much of it in my pajamas. Being certain that a power...

Out Loud: Bring on the moisture …

Here when we think we’re headed into summer months, precipitation and a drop in temperature brought snow to the mountains last Friday. You know the...

Out Loud: A fun meeting …

Each Wednesday morning (except when Monday is a major holiday), our little news staff — me, J.P. and Jay — and Dolores gather to...

Out Loud: October 13, 2016

I was nearing the first anniversary of my small heart attack and, maybe because the date was looming, my blood pressure started zooming upward...

Out Loud: Summer Concert sponsorship …

As of Monday, we were informed that the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series does not want our involvement this year. Since shortly after its inception, when...

Out Loud: The good side

It’s not all complaints from people who don’t like the facts you print or that you print both sides of their controversy. There really...

Out Loud: Brown Act …

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors developed an ingenious idea recently to deal with that pesky state open-meeting law, the Brown Act. In its straining...

Out Loud: A New Orleans-themed Easter Dinner

Like my friend, Lola, I enjoy cooking — just not for myself and/or Jack. I’m a social cook; I enjoy cooking with and for...
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