State Route 243 between Banning and Idyllwild will be partially closed next week to permit crews to repair a sinkhole and related damage from last winter’s storms. According to Caltrans, one lane on the two-lane mountain highway will be shut down continuously over 24-hour periods, beginning 6 a.m. Monday and continuing to noon Nov. 20. […]
IDYLLWILD — After a nearly two-week investigation and search, sheriff’s officials announced they located and arrested a man accused of stealing a donation/tip jar from a well-known and award-winning Idyllwild area harpist. “Investigators received information the subject was hiding inside a vacant residence located in the 53000 block of Country Club Drive,” Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Duckett […]
IDYLLWILD – A 36-year-old man was behind bars Friday, Sept. 15, facing a burglary charge for allegedly breaking into an Idyllwild home. The arrest stemmed from an investigation by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department into a string of robberies at a residence in the 25000 block of Hotei Lane, according to Sgt. Santiago Agcaoili. Law […]
A play, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, with television stars Wendy Malick and Dan Lauria will come to the Idyllwild Arts Academy in a one-night performance Saturday, Nov. 11. The play, hosted by the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation, will begin at 7:30 p.m. with tickets on sale $25 general admission and $50 for VIP […]
A hiker was fatally injured Wednesday, Sept. 7, and his friend was seriously hurt while negotiating mountainous terrain east of Idyllwild.
IDYLLWILD – A 16-year-old boy who became lost from a group he was with while camping near Idyllwild used his cell phone to call 911 for help. The boy called 911 at 11:37 a.m. to report he was lost after he went for a hike and got lost. He reported to Riverside County emergency dispatchers […]
IDYLLWILD – Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington announced plans to explore a pathway for new funding to assist in the construction of the planned Idyllwild Community Center. The proposed 8,000 sq. ft. Community Center will be nestled in the unincorporated mountain community, near Highway 243 and Village Center Drive in Idyllwild. The Idyllwild […]
A man stranded while rock climbing was rescued Sunday, May 22, by helicopter near Idyllwild, authorities said.
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event Saturday in Idyllwild
IDYLLWILD – The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous-waste collection event on in Idyllwild Saturday, April 23, at the County Road Yard. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents. The department provides an opportunity for Riverside County residents to keep hazardous waste out of the county landfills and […]
Known throughout the Los Angeles art community, Linda Lauderbaugh, is now creating murals, sculptures and fine art at her new gallery Over the Rainbow. She recently opened the gallery, which is located on North Circle Drive in Idyllwild with her husband, Rene Eram, author of “The Addict’s Loop.” While she has enjoyed great success as a muralist, Lauderbaugh, a San Jose […]