Out Loud: The Brown Act …

Two Idyllwild Fire groups committed numerous and parallel Brown Act violations on March 18, when both a quorum of commissioners and a quorum of...

Out Loud: Dispatch a critical issue …

I believe that your self-education on, and then involvement in, the future of Idyllwild Fire’s dispatch services is critical to all of us who...

Out Loud: Just one last bite …

The Ye family immigrated from mainland China, Shanghai, specifically, and took up residence in Idyllwild. In 1988, Freeman Ye took over the iconic Chinese restaurant...

Out Loud: Kudos to Mr. Buchanan …

Kudos to Jerry Buchanan, Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission president, for speaking up at last week’s IFPD meeting to say that the board intends...

Out Loud: Local Vineyards …

A few weeks ago, as guests of the Garner Valley Women’s Club, Jack and I covered a tour of vineyards in — would you...

Out loud: A Sacramento trip …

Jack and I took a short trip up to Sacramento last week where the California Newspaper Publishers Association hosted its quarterly meeting Friday. Having visited...

Out Loud: Pride and prejudice …

Let’s please be clear about something: The Town Crier is not “against” any personnel at any level of any local governmental agency. Nothing would...

Out Loud: Party animals …

Jack and I recently observed the massive number of events and causes such a small town produces, sometimes so massive that people may just...

Out Loud: Conserving water …

I’ve come to enjoy washing small amounts of dishes by hand because the window over the sink affords lovely views of the flora and...

Out loud: Pet food …

You know those websites offering free samples with just a click and then, after you click once, you find endless requirements to click through...
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