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 […]
Brian Dustin Vowell, 36, was arrested at the intersection of Overlook Drive and Hotei Lane for allegedly breaking into an Idyllwild home Sept. 1.
A hiker was fatally injured Wednesday, Sept. 7, and his friend was seriously hurt while negotiating mountainous terrain east of Idyllwild.
IDYLLWILD – The 24th annual Idyllwild Jazz Festival in the Pines will get into full swing today, Saturday, Aug. 19, featuring more than two dozen artists on multiple stages at a mile-high venue. The event, which unofficially began Friday night with a VIP dinner, is centered at the Idyllwild Arts Academy campus, with performances at […]
IDYLLWILD – The Riverside County coroner today released the name of a man who died from a fall while climbing on the Ernie Maxwell Scenic Hiking Trail in Idyllwild. He was George J. Wu, 51, of Newport Beach, according to the coroner’s office. Riverside County sheriff’s deputies were called at 7:54 a.m. Saturday to Humber […]
IDYLLWILD – Starting today, visitors to the San Bernardino National Forest will be barred from lighting camp fires and using stoves outside of designated areas due to the increased risk of wildfires. According to forest rangers, thick vegetation from heavy winter rains, combined with hot and dry conditions now prevalent in Southern California, have elevated […]
Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area
Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.
The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.
The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.
PINE COVE, CA – CAL FIRE (The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) in cooperation with California State Parks will be conducting a prescribed burn consisting of brush and slash piles in the Mount San Jacinto State Park off Highway 243. The project will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and continue throughout the week, weather […]