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Past Tense: September 29, 2022

70 years ago - 1952Extra game wardens were assigned to the mountains as deer season opened. A record crowd of hunters was anticipated. 65 years ago - 1957Don and Thelma Frey, Cay Long, Jim Long, Paul Voss, and Chuck and Jo Slaback completed training and qualified as ham radio operators. 60...

State eliminates supervisors from redistricting decisions —Mandates a citizens redistricting commission

On Sept. 18, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1307 which creates a County of Riverside Citizens Redistricting Commission, similar to the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission. The state group redrew the boundaries for the Board of Equalization, Congress, state Senate and Assembly, following the 2020 Census. Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes (AD 60),...

Short-term rental community meetings

Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington is hosting two community meetings to discuss short-term rentals (STRs), one in Idyllwild and one in Temecula. The Idyllwild event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at Town Hall. The Temecula event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4,...

Noer and Jimenez take over managing ICC programs

The Idyllwild Community Center (ICC) board has hired a new recreation and program director and an assistant director. The duo will manage programs at Town Hall and ICC’s other facilities. From left, new Idyllwild Community Center Assistant Director Emily Jimenez, and Recreation and Program Director Bridget Noer.PHOTO COURTESY OF ICC

Idyllwild School interim approved as new principal

Shool District (HUSD) Board of Trustees approved Idyllwild School Interim Principal Tim Poseley as new principal Tuesday, Sept. 13. An email to Idyllwild School parents announced, “We are thrilled to announce that after completing the interview process at last night’s board meeting, action was taken to approve Tim Poseley as the Principal of Idyllwild School TK-8. We...

Supervisors placed 45-day moratorium on short-term rentals

At its Sept. 13 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a revised Ordinance 927.1, “Regulating Short Term Rentals” (STRs), and a moratorium on new STR certificates for two areas within the county. At the Riverside County Board of Supervisors’ hearing on short-term rentals Tuesday, Sept. 13.PHOTO BY JOEL FEINGOLD

Lily Rock Chamber Music Festival this weekend

This weekend will mark the inaugural season for a new Idyllwild event, the Lily Rock Chamber Music Festival. It is a project of the Manhattan Chamber Players (MCP), three of whose members will perform, augmented by a roster of guest artists. This first year, two concerts are scheduled: Saturday, Sept. 24, at a home on Middle Ridge...

Associates host paint ’n’ sip event Oct. 15

The Associates of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation are introducing a new event, Pinot’s Palette. This is a “paint ‘n’ sip” experience taking place in Idyllwild. All guests will create the same mini-masterpiece. Pinot’s Palette will provide all paints, easel, canvases, brushes, aprons and whatever else may be needed. The Associates will provide the wine,...

Steele misses cut at Fortinet

Brendan Steele had a rough go of it at the Fortinet Championship in Napa last week. He posted a 77-72 — 149 to miss the cut by seven strokes. The Idyllwild native’s drives averaged 318 yards, but into only 43% of the fairways, resulting in hitting only about 56% of the greens in regulation,...

Moratorium on new STRs

By JP Crumrine Correspondent At their Sept. 13 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a revised Ordinance 927 (Regulating Short Term Rentals ) and a moratorium on new STR certificates for two areas within the county. The new ordinance will be effective in 30 days.
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