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Joining Idyllwild Fire Department Capt. Alan Lott at his retirement service are his daughter, Tiffany Brown (left) and his wife Ramona. Lott started at Idyllwild Fire in December 1989. PHOTO BY JP CRUMRINE

While the first snow of the 2018 winter arrived this week, the California Highway Patrol has already begun vigilantly enforcing the “No Parking” and “No Stopping” rules along Fern Valley Road, and one resident is not happy about it. Over the past year, the Idyllwild Snow Group, led by Marsha Kennedy, ap-

proached Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington, the Board of Supervisors, law enforcement and road agencies for help to reduce the number of snow visitors and hazards they create where parking on the sides of the local roads and highways during these winter weather moments. These appeals were heard and the signs are the consensual solution. See Signs, page A2

Idyllwild Water chooses consultant to review rates, make recommendations By JP Crumrine News Editor The Idyllwild Water District directors chose NBS of Temecula to study the current water and sewer rates, and propose possible changes to the rate structures. The work could be completed by June, according to the NBS proposal. IWD had three firms submit proposals. At $51,000, NBS was the least costly of the three. The high bid was $80,000. The other two firms were Raftelis Financial Consultants from Murrieta and David Taussig & Associates of Newport Beach. When asked for his recommendation, Interim General Manager Jack Hoagland said he has had good experiences with each firm and knows the principals at each. While Director Peter Szabadi asked whether it was possible to ask the firms to make a presentation at a future board meeting, Hoagland and Board President Dr.

Charles “Chip” Schelly expressed skepticism that the board would actually choose a firm whose cost proposal was $15,000 to $30,000 more than NBS’s proposal. Eventually, the board voted 4-0, with Director Geoffrey Caine absent, to award the contract to NBS. When he began the discussion, Hoagland suggested the board consider what it wanted from a new rate structure. If it was only sufficient revenue to operate the district and make some capital investments, then perhaps he and Chief Finance Officer Hosny Shouman could do the review. If the board wanted the rates to do something else, such as encourage conservation or treat the various classes of customers (for example, residential versus commercial) differently, then a consultant would be a better choice. In a discussion preceding the vote, directors Steven Kunkle and Catherine Dearing wanted to decide on a rate structure before se-

lecting a firm to study the need and possible rate proposals. Dearing strongly favored having IWD staff — Hoagland and Shouman — do the study. Her concern was whether paying a consultant was simply an expensive step to justify raising rates. Shouman replied that IWD’s capital program is “suffering” because the district is limited to funding it from the property-tax revenue. The water revenue basically is sufficient to pay the operating costs. There is little excess available for capital investment. In December, Hoagland described a 10-year capital improvement program with costs exceeding several million dollars. “We want to change rates as little as possible while doing what we need to do going forward,” Schelly replied. Szabadi added, “There may be an increase. But it wouldn’t be a surprise if we have opposition to it and it needs to be justified.” See Idyllwild Water, page A8

Idyllwild joins national Women’s March on Jan. 20 By JP Crumrine News Editor For those women, or men, who can’t get to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, or Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 20, or New York or Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 21, there will be a Women’s March in Idyllwild Saturday, Jan. 20. Event organizers want participants to meet at the Town Monument, “Harmony,” at 11:30 a. m. The theme throughout the country will be Power to the Polls. In 2017, the marches were on Jan. 21, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. This year, many marches will be on Jan. 20. Although the Las Vegas event is the com-

memorative march, local groups throughout the country have planned marches from Maine to Southern California. The Planning Committee for the Idyllwild event is composed of six people, said Becky Gunn, one of them. The Idyllwild march will serve those who cannot get to the San Diego or Los Angeles events, and is listed on the national map with all the other marches in the country. “It is as effective, if not more effective, having it in Idyllwild. It’s good because they are in many different places,” Gunn added. While the initial marches in 2017 may have been in opposition of Trump’s inauguration and the final recognition that the first

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On Saturday, Dec. 30, this was where Jim Brannan parked along Fern Valley Road and got a ticket from the California Highway Patrol. PHOTO BY JP CRUMRINE

Signs Continued from A1 This fall, the Riverside County Transportation Department placed signs all along Fern Valley Road, indicating “No Stopping” in many places and between Encino Road and Humber Park, “No Parking between December and April.” On Dec. 30, local resident Jim Brannan, owner of Cottage Caretakers, was preparing a client’s house for a New Year’s Eve party. Rather than park in the driveway, in the way of other workmen and guests, he pulled off the road in front of the house. When he went to his ve-

hicle to leave, he found a California Highway Patrol ticket for $114 on the windshield. “I’ve worked for them for two years,” Brannan said. “I understand the problem. I’m at fault and I learned a lesson the hard way.” Brannan recognizes the road-safety issue created by bumper-tobumper parked cars along Fern Valley Road. But he also sees it as a two-edged sword. While the snowplay visitors cause the traffic congestion, they are hungry and eat at local restaurants, and some stay at inns. He would like to see some kind of exemption for

local workers or vendors. However, CHP Public Information Office Darren Meyer of the San Gorgonio Pass office, said, “The Snow Group met with Supervisor Washington and the county supervisors. They requested the signs and were supported by Supervisor Washington and the board. The signs are enforceable whether there is snow or no snow or a resident or not a resident.” Representatives from County Transportation visited residents along Fern Valley Road to discuss the signs, according to Meyer. JP Crumrine can be reached at jp@towncrier. com.

The female of the bald eagle pair, who nest at Big Bear Lake, laid a pair of eggs last week. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the eggs should hatch in about five weeks. The second bald eagle count of the 2017-18 season is Saturday, Jan. 13. PHOTO COURTESY ZACH BEHRENS, U.S. FOREST SERVICE

Bald eagle count Jan. 13 The U. S. Forest Service has scheduled one more bald eagle count for this winter. The count will be on Saturday morning, Jan. 13. Two bald eagles reside on the shores of Lake Hemet. In 2014, they produced two eaglets. The local count will be at Lake Hemet. Volunteers meet at the Lake Hemet Mar-

ket at 8:30 a.m. on the above dates for orientation. Contact Ann Bowers (annbowers@ fs.fed.us or 909-382-2935) for more information. Other counts that day within the San Bernardino National Forest will be at Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Gregory, Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area and Lake Perris State Recreation Area. 

Snow pack missing, winter storms haven’t arrived By JP Crumrine News Editor Last week, officials from the state Department of Water Resources conducted the annual January snow pack survey. But unlike January 2017, DWR found little snow pack in the Sierra Nevada mountains. At the usual measuring site, they found some snow with the water equivalent of less than half an inch. This is about 3 percent of the normal snow found in early January. Electronic readings from 100 other sites resulted in an estimate that the current water equivalent of the Sierra Nevada’s snow is about 2.3 inches, or 20 percent of the historical average for January. “The survey is a disappointing start of the year, but it’s far too early to draw conclusions about what kind of a wet season we’ll have this year,” said Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow

Surveys Program who conducted the survey. “There’s plenty of time left in the traditional wet season to reverse the dry trend we’ve been experiencing.” Historically, about half of the state’s annual precipitation falls during the three months from December through February. Despite the lack of snow this season so far, the heavy rains and snows during the 2016-17 winter have amply filled the state’s reservoirs. According to the DWR, total storage in these reservoirs at the end of December amounted to 24.1-million acre-feet or 110 percent of the average for the end of the year. One year ago, those reservoirs held 21.2 million acrefeet. The end-of-year storage is now the highest since December 2012, which was early in the first of five consecutive water years of drought in California. JP Crumrine can be reached at jp@ towncrier.com.

Free/reduced-price school lunches

Hemet Unified School District is distributing application forms to all households for free and reduced-price meals for enrolled children. Applications are also available at the principal’s office in each school. To apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits, complete an application and return it to the school. Applications may be submitted at any time during the school year. The information households provide on the application will be used to determine meal eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school or program officials. Requirements for free and reduced-price benefits are as follows: For households receiving Food Stamp, CalWORKs, Kin-GAP, or FDPIR benefits, applications need only include the enrolled child(ren)’s name, Food Stamp, CalWORKs, KinGAP or FDPIR case number, and the signature of an adult household member. For households who do not list a Food Stamp, CalWORKs, Kin-GAP or FDPIR case number, the application must include the names of all household members, the amount and source of the income received by each household member, and the As a result of the Snow Group’s petition to Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor signature and corresponding Social Security number of an adult household memChuck Washington and the county Roads Department, these signs were posted on ber. Fern Valley Road between Encino Road and Humber Park recently putting restrictions on all vehicles, not just those occupied by snow visitors. PHOTO BY JP CRUMRINE

Walk a dog for ARF

Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild is seeking a few kind-hearted individuals to donate only one hour on a Saturday or Sunday to walk dogs for adoption in town. The Grief support group meets dogs have “adopt me” leashes so people out and about know they are looking for forev A grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Friday at Cross Road 243 Christian Fel- er homes. lowship. This is an easy way for community members to help a nonprofit while getting a lit The group, GriefShare, helps and gives encouragement after the death of a spouse, tle exercise and building some good karma. If interested, call ARF at 951-659-1122. child, family member or friend. For more information, call 951-659-0097.

Idyllwild Weather From the National Weather Service

Wednesday 1/10 47/38

Sunday 1/14 63/40

Chance of showers.

Sunny.

Thursday 1/11

Monday 1/15

61/39

64/41

Sunny.

Sunny.

Friday 1/12

Tuesday 1/16

65/44 Sunny.

Saturday 1/13 65/42 Sunny.

64/37 Partly cloudy.

Find the latest weather information from the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov.

Idyllwild this year Date High Low M 01/02 68 42 0.00 01/03 60 39 0.00 01/04 65 38 0.00 01/05 63 35 0.00 01/06 61 42 0.00 01/07 61 38 0.00 01/08 54 46 0.01

S 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Idyllwild last year Date High Low M 01/02 39 29 0.12 01/03 44 28 0.07 01/04 54 31 0.00 01/05 46 44 0.64 01/06 50 30 0.01 01/07 56 31 0.01 01/08 64 38 0.00

S 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Moisture in inches To date this season (Idy): 0.98 To date last season (Idy): 11.37 Total last season (Idy): 28.61 To date this season (PC): 0.86 Total last season (PC): 37.56

Snow in inches To date this season (Idy): 0.0 To date last season (Idy): 1.0 Total last season (Idy): 31.3 To date this season (PC): 0.0 Total last season (PC): 63.3

Idyllwild temperatures, moisture and snow totals are recorded daily at 4 p.m. at Idyllwild Fire Station, an official NWS COOP reporter. Pine Cove moisture and snow totals are recorded daily at 4 p.m. by resident George Tate at personal weather station KCAIDYLL1, an official www.wunderground.com reporter. Moisture inches include all precipitation such as rain, melted hail and melted snow. Weather season is July 1 to June 30. For Hill road conditions and Hill weather, visit us on the Internet at www.idyllwildtowncrier.com or call Caltrans road update at 1-800427-7623.

Tuesday was a wet one on the Hill with continued rain and showers throughout the night before and the day, and even snow at higher elevations. PHOTO BY MANDY JOHNSON


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Park Service reduces fee-free entrance days Other agencies announce free days

Various public agency fee-free days in 2018 Army Corp of Engineers • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Nov. 11: Veterans Day Bureau of Land Management • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day • Feb. 19: Presidents Day • June 9: National Get Outdoors Day • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Nov. 11: Veterans Day Bureau of Reclamation • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day • Feb. 19: Presidents Day • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Nov. 11: Veterans Day California Department of Fish and Wildlife (fishing only) • Saturday, July 7 • Saturday, Sept. 1 National Park Service • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day • April 21: First Day of National Park Week • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Nov. 11: Veterans Day U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (fishing only) • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day • Feb. 19: Presidents Day • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Oct. 14: First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week • Nov. 11: Veterans Day U.S. Forest Service • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day • Feb. 19: Presidents Day • June 9: National Get Outdoors Day • Sept. 22: National Public Lands Day • Nov. 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

By JP Crumrine News Editor Not only are the National Park Service and other federal agencies proposing to raise entrance fees for use of the public lands, but they have reduced the number of fee-free days from 11 in 2017 to only four in 2018. The first NPS fee-free day will be next Monday, Jan. 15, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The U.S. Forest Service also will waive entrance fees for MLK day. NPS will waive entrance fees April 21 for the first day of National Park Week, which the USFS does not honor. Both agencies will allow visitors to enter free on Sept. 22 for National Public Lands Day and Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. Since Nov. 11 is a Sunday this year, Monday Nov. 12 will be the official national holiday, which is the reason the USFS will eliminate fees both days. For the year, the USFS will offer six fee-free days compared to the NPS’s four days. The other USFS free days are Feb. 19 for Presidents Day, June 19 for National Get Outdoors Day and Nov. 12, the second day of Veterans Day weekend. In 2017, NPS offered 11 fee-free days, including Aug. 25 to 28 for the National Park Service Birthday. The USFS offered six fee-free days in 2017, the same as for this year. In 2016, there were five fee-free days. Because Veterans Day fell on a Friday rather than a weekend, there was one less free day than in 2017 and 2018 JP Crumrine can be reached at jp@towncrier.com.

Flu symptoms taxing local ambulance services/hospitals

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Influenza is spreading and the toll is affecting local healthcare capabilities. Last week, hospitals in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties were overwhelmed with emergency visits from patients complaining of flu and influenza-like symptoms. The rapid rate of spread is occurring throughout California, according to state public health officials. They have advised that influenza is widely circulating in California, but getting a flu vaccine is still valuable protection. From south to north, the reports of influenza-like illness and visits to doctors’ offices or emergency rooms continued to increase again last week. During the last week of December, visits to physician offices and local hospital emergency rooms were above the prior-year normal levels, according to the Riverside County Department of Public Health’s weekly report and the California Department of Public Health report. In the previous week, calls for ambulance service were more than 30 percent greater than the average weekly level, according to Jose Arballo Jr., senior public information specialist for the county DPH. Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz agreed that requests for visits and transportation to local hospitals for flu symptoms have increased markedly in the past two weeks. The number of states reporting widespread flu activity went from 36 to 46, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Nationally, people ages 65 and older are the most likely to need hospitalization due to flu-like symptoms. In Riverside County, school absenteeism also is growing, according to the flu report. “The flu is definitely spiking in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties, and our residents need to protect themselves,” said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County public health officer. “If you’re sick, take care of yourself and don’t go to work or school. And if you’re not sick and you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, you should.” “It’s important to remember that 911 is for serious or life-threatening medical and psychiatric emergencies,” Dr. Reza Vaezazizi, medical director for the Emergen-

Obituary Lloyd G. Wood 1927-2017 Long-time resident/ friend of the “Hill” Lloyd G. Wood died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at home, surrounded by his wife Shirley of 70 years, daughters Karen McCoy and Linda Richerson, and grandchildren Jennifer Wood and Robert Whaley. Lloyd came to live in Idyllwild in 1947 when he and Shirley were married on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 1947, at the home of C.A. and Luella Hoffman of Pine Cove. Lloyd worked for Desert Sun School, under ownership by Richard and Eddie Elliott, as maintenance and mechanic help. Later, he became a volunteer fireman and helped with search and rescues in our area. After becoming a duty fireman here in Idyllwild, an opening for postmaster came up in 1966-67 and he served our postal need for 22 years, retiring in February 1987. Always busy in the community, he served as post commander of the American Legion and held many other board positions. Many of us will remember him as “the white-haired man” in the old green 1967 Ford pickup truck. He was always at the Community Church Thrift Store or seen “waiting” for gas along Highway 243 between the dump and his residence at 54420 N. Circle Dr. Lloyd was preceded in death by son Allen “Doug” Wood, also a life-time Idyllwild resident, who passed on Jan. 4, 2008. A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. All are welcome for a time of sharing and remembering. Light refreshments will follow. Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Arlington National Cemetery in Riverside.

Pine Cove public meeting next week

The County Service Area 38 (Pine Cove) Advisory Committee meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Pine Cove Water District office. New business includes the Community Wildfire Protection Plan and PCWD owners paying Idyllwild Fire Protection District. The committee also will review the Revenue and Expense Report as well as the budget. Old business includes the statuses of the chipper, the shaded fuel plan, budgeted items, Rescue 23 and free address signs. The meeting is subject to the Brown Act so is open to the public.

cy Medical Services agencies for Riverside and San Bernardino counties, said in a press release. “This is always true, and especially pertinent in our current situation.” The emergency room should be used only for medical or psychiatric emergencies that are serious or life-threatening. It’s not too late to get a flu shot. The California Department of Public Health recommends influenza immunization for all persons 6 months and older who have Sign language author to speak not received influenza vaccine this season. Even if the vaccine effectiveness is limited, immunization can re- Author Janie Lancaster presents her book “Opal’s Seduce illness, hospitalization and death due to influenza. cret Code,” a series recently featured in the Town Crier, from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Idyllwild Library. Nearby Influenza vaccine clinics The topic of the book is deafness in children and • Banning Family Care Center, 3055 W. Ramsey St. how sign language allows them to communicate. Fam• Hemet Family Care Center, 880 N. State St. ilies are encouraged to bring their children to this book • Indio Family Care Center, 47923 Oasis St. talk and discussion on diversity. It is sponsored by the • Palm Springs Family Care Center, 1515 N. Sunrise Way Friends of the Idyllwild Library.

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Preferred 1.00% APY;Compass. $2,500,000 - $4,999,999 = 1.00% APY; $5,000,000+ = include 0.20% APY. Interest that isBBVA credited to your account duringMoney the promotional period will affect your balance Money Market for Business requires arate $100 deposit. Thebetween offer may be discontinued at anyIf time BBVAexceeds Compass. Limitations may apply. See and could affect youraccount rate. Promotional onlyminimum applied ifopening your balance remains $10,000 and $4,999,999. your by balance $4,999,999, at any time during thebranch for details. APYs accuratepromotional as of 11/03/2017. Promotional rates are only available for businesses with annual revenues of $5 million or less. Withdrawal Transactions: Withdrawal transactions from savings and money period, the promotional rate will not apply to any portion of your balance. Fees may reduce earnings on account. 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OPINION

Page A4 - Idyllwild Town Crier, Jan. 11, 2018 ‘Thank you for your service’

OUTLOUD Now that we leave the holiday season behind with all the kind greetings and promises of a new year, I follow through with my promise to readers to address inadequacies among our local government agencies. Those of you new to Idyllwild, or those who neglected in the past to follow the goings on of your water district, fire department or other agency who affects you, may I make a suggestion for those of you? Keep tabs on those goings on. Read the stories in the newspaper. We attend local meetings and cover them for you. The majority of you hate attending meetings; that’s why we do it. We facilitate your First Amendment rights. We investigate, research, write and publish the information equally available to you. You depend on us to be there, to sort it out, to tell you about government actions that affect you, your family, your pocketbook, your safety, etc. Even if you only read a story once in a while, just do it. Don’t take the gift of your local press for granted. Many local government officials would like you to take us for granted. They think we get in the way of them making decisions. In truth, we just remind them of transparency laws that prevent underhanded, self-benefiting and/or vengeful actions not in your interest or the interest of future generations on the Hill. That said, we also know that sometimes actions boards take are simply uninformed or come from inexperience. Take the Idyllwild Water District board at last week’s special meeting. The agenda contained one agenda item, and only one: To decide the contractor to study IWD’s water rates. Two Brown Act violations occurred at that meeting. (California’s open-meeting law is called the Ralph M. Brown Act.) One, a member of the public was allowed to speak on other topics, including a water rights study and questioning the commitment of one of the directors to his position. Under Brown Act provisions, during a special meeting, no one — including the public or public officials — is allowed to speak on any topic except the ones on the agenda. The president should have lifted the gavel and stopped the violation. So when two directors spoke about what the rate structure might look like, that took the special meeting off topic and into another Brown Act violation. The president should have lifted the gavel and stopped that violation, to. If directors wanted to speak about the nitty-gritty of the rate structure instead of the contract decision, that item should have been on the agenda. I know these directors are new to the IWD board, having very recently taken seats following a mass upheaval of board and general manager in a highly controversial and well-publicized 2016 year. I know very few people attend these meetings unless something controversial — as in 2016 —occurs. This board speaks of transparency and strives for it. But the board needs not become complacent. Complacency leads to sloppiness and to such things as serial meetings. The Brown Act goes far beyond Robert’s Rules of Order. IWD’s violations can be challenged. Anyone can do so. When a controversial subject brings the public to meetings — and it will — IWD needs to be well-versed in its transparency laws. Becky Clark, Editor

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Editor: When I agreed to move to the Hill in 2014, I was unaware of the fact that Kaiser Permanente (Senior Advantage) doesn’t service in the area. I was forced to sign up with the V.A. since I’m 70 and live on a fixed income. A couple of years ago, the V.A. started the Choice program, whereby vets who lived more than 40 miles from a V.A. facility could use civilian doctors who were signed up with the program. Choice pays them and the government pays Choice. A few weeks ago, I woke up with a lot of pain in my shoulder and neck, so I called Choice to see a chiropractor. I was informed that none of the three chiropractors in this town are signed up with Choice. They gave me an appointment in Hemet. Now, I can walk to all three local offices, while one is just two doors down from my house, but I can’t use them. Both local medical facilities were signed up with Choice when I needed them in the past, why should chiropractors not be aboard, too? I realize the government probably takes a while to pay, but it would be a good source of new business if our local chiropractors showed their support for veterans and made their services available to Choice. The contact number for signing up is 1-866-606-8198. I would appreciate the Town Crier printing any responses to this

Tribute to the Town Crier’s Patrons and Sponsors By Becky and Jack Clark Co -publishers

request, as we have enough veterans in this town to justify an American Legion post. Barry J. Fox Idyllwild

Grateful for park Editor: I knew that Jo’An’s restaurant would be replaced by a park, but did not realize until reading in the Town Crier that the land was purchased for the benefit of Idyllwild by Dave and Loie Butterfield. I have no idea who those people are, but have to say I am feeling super blessed by this generous action. A central town park is exactly what Idyllwild needs, and I hope it is named Butterfield Park, so that these two donors will be remembered always via this generous legacy. Hopefully, official crosswalks will be added to all the intersections surrounding the park to make it safer for pedestrians also. I also appreciate Shane Stewart for his generous assistance in creating the park, including waving his commission fees. Do you readers realize how lucky you are to have these philanthropic community members? Wow, Idyllwild will be even better in 2018. Aletha Stuart Mountain Center (Editor’s note: As always, the views of our columnists and letter writers are not necessarily the views of the Town Crier editors. The Town Crier welcomes views from all writers, including those in letters to the editor.)

Patrons (9) — $500+ annually: Scott Bump & Cynthia Grady; Morgan Cannon; Kitty Kieley Hayes; Pamela Jordan & Christopher Scott; Ron Luebbert; The Mills Family; Dave & Shanna Robb; (2) Anonymous $500. Sponsors (60) — $250+ annually: Donald Abrams; Sharon & Thomas Apostle; Austin Tile (Chris & Julee Austin); Paul Bailey; Anne Bleaden; Pete & Suzy Capparelli; Blair Ceniceros; Diann Coate; Laurel & Redmond Corbett; Arthur & Deborah Cravets; Sandii Castleberry Daigh; Isabelle Dubois; Marcia Edwards $300; Guy & Nancy Excell; The Family Business (tax preparation - Craig & Janice Coopersmith); Dave & Laurie Fraser; Marsha & Susan Freed; Friends of San Jacinto Mountain County Parks; Dick & Karen Hadik; Paula & Robert Hetzler; David Hunt & Kris Kirschbaum; Idyllwild Backhoe (Carol & David Jones, Denise & Justin Jones); Idyllwild Vacation Rentals (Chris Titus); Christine Iger; Ben & Nanci Killingsworth; Anne & Jon King; Kathy & Will Kleindienst; Dianne Lake; Barbara Larsh; John Larue $350; Jason Laurence & Alexandra Napier; Martha Ludlum & Steven Morris; Chuck & Martha Lumia; Nancy Wallace Lungren for Don & Elizabeth Wallace Family Trust; Linda McCaughin & Phil Strong; Charles & Margaret Mooney; Mountain High Escrow; Sue Nash & Tom Paulek; Thomas Noce; Betty & Walter Parks; Ben & Rue Pine; Raphael Plunkett; Andy Ridgwell; Fran & Steve Robb; Martha & Scott Schroeder; Gary Schwandner; Judith & Ronald Shenkman; Paul Shnable; Adele & Bob Smith; Karen Smith; Anne Stone; Greg Trigeiro; Alex & Valerie Virtue; Barry & Jolene Wallace; Kay Wanner & Charlie Wix; Brian Weiss; Barbara Woolfolk; (3) Anonymous $250.

Nine Patrons and 60 Sponsors grace the Town Crier’s Membership list into this new year. These are folk with the means and willingness to give considerably more toward saving and supporting the Town Crier for our community. The TC now has nine Patron members at $500 [Scott Bump & Cynthia Grady; Morgan Cannon; Kitty Kieley Hayes; Pamela Jordan & Christopher Scott; Ron Luebbert; The Mills Family; Dave & Shanna Robb, and two Anonymous]. And so far 60 Members (see listing below) chose to become Sponsors, more than doubling their basic Membership contribution — again, all toward the goal of keeping a real local newspaper serving our Hill. We sincerely thank our Patrons and Sponsors for their generous support. Next week we salute our Sustaining Readers, the basic backbone of our Memberships, currently 295 strong. Please remember that the TC’s weekly news meeting, where we decide on the next week’s stories, is open to the entire public at the Town Crier’s office at 54405 North Circle Drive. Some folk have been attending and contributing for years. After this Wednesday morning’s Jan. 10 meeting, the next news meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 8:30 a.m. Sustaining Readers (295) — $100+ annually: Karl We hope all our Members and readers are already Abert; Patricia Altman; Diane Anderson; D.M. Ankenembarking on a prosperous and happy new year. brandt; Baily Winery (Carol & Phil Baily) $150; Bruce Bainbridge; Robert Ballard; Lynnette Banks; Cheryl & Lon Barr; Lulu Baskins-Leva & Gary Leva; Albert Bates; Jeanne Bauer; Kathleen & Ron Beaufort; Nancy Beddingfield & Paul Leverenz; Nancy & Richard Beggs; Harvey Berger & Janice Mulligan; Kerry Berman; Rick Bernardin; Alan Bick; Cathy & Doug Bernhagen; Saving and Supporting the Town Crier Donald & Robert Blackman; Jan Boller; Will Bonnar for our Community & Karen Georg; John & Susanne Bonnet; Douglas & (373 Charter Members as of Jan. 9, 2018) Maureen Boren; Ron Boustead & Ruth Riven Boustead; Holistic healing circle at retreat Angels (5) — Other amount, unlimited above Deeann Bradley & Tim Chavez; Bernard & Jorgine Suzie Bennett leads a holistic healing circle from 2 to $1,000 annually: Nancy Borchers $2,000; Ying Chen Brause $200; Denise Brown & David Golman; Paul 4 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month in & Andrew Lichtman, attorneys at law $1,006; Kathy & Browne; Ann & Will Brundage; Edgar & Joyce Bryan; either the Hill House or the Contemplative Garden at Tom Kluzak $1,250; Sub Rosa Apothecary (Julia Mead- Kathy Bryson; Charles Buchanan; Jeanne & Jerry Buchanan; David & Marilyn Buck; Kenneth Camoirano; Spirit Mountain Retreat. The next is Jan. 17. ows & Marc Peterman) $1,200; (1) Anonymous $2,500. Bruce Campbell; Garrett & Harmeet Capune; James Participants will explore and experience their chakras, learning how to heal, nourish and vitalize them- Heroes (4) — $1,000 annually: Anne & Barnaby Cate; Steve Chadwick; Duane & Ermylee Chamlee; selves utilizing intention, color, sound and essential oils. Finch; Charles “Chic” Fojtik; Janice Lyle; (1) Anony- Ben & Jean Chase; Reg Cohen; Nancy Collins; Roberta Corbin & Lawrence Kueneman; Elena Courtemanche; The event is free but donations are accepted. mous $1,000. Wayne Craycroft; Virginia Criste; Joe Curtis; Barbara & David Cutter; Barbara Czescik; Margaret & Michael D’Ambra; Namir Danluji; Jayne Davis; Mark Davis & For the record ... Eduardo Santiago; Iris & Peter Davison; Doug & Marta Neither the Town Crier nor Idyllwild House Publishing Deffenbaugh; John & Linda Denver; Mizzi Diamond & The Town Crier welcomes letters reflecting all opinions. LetCo. 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NEWS & OPINION

Idyllwild Town Crier, Jan. 11, 2018 - Page A5

IT’S DIFFERENT

e i b Bob Rants By Bobbie Glasheen

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Hill businesses and institutions that will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day are: • Area post offices • BBVA Compass Bank • Fern Valley Water District • Hemet Unified School District • Idyllwild Library • Idyllwild Nature Center • Idyllwild Water District • Pine Cove Water District • Riverside County offices • U.S. Forest Service

These will be open:

• Fern Creek Medical Center • Idyllwild Health Center • Idyllwild Pharmacy • Idyllwild Town Crier • Idyllwild Transfer Station • Mt. San Jacinto State Park

Getting money back into pockets

The Federal Trade Commission sues scammers and shuts down their operations. In many cases, it gets refunds for people. Between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, FTC cases resulted in more than $6.4 billion in refunds. An FTC report explains how it monitored direct refund programs, including the FTC’s settlement with Volkswagen, which resulted in over $6 billion in refunds during the time period covered by the report. Getting a refund check is nice, but it’s even better to avoid losing money in the first place by learning how to spot scams and fraud. Visit FTC’s scam alerts page at www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts to learn more. And if you do lose money, tell the FTC what happened at ftc.gov/complaint. Be sure to include your contact information. If you’re eligible for a refund in the future, the FTC would like to be able to locate you. You also can check recent refund cases at www.ftc.gov/enforcement/cases-proceedings/refunds. The FTC will never ask you to pay to get a refund. If someone asks you to deposit a check and send money back to them, that’s also a sure sign of a scam.

School dates to know

Kindergarten registration began Tuesday, Jan. 2, for the Hemet Unified School District. Until Thursday, Feb. 15, is the open enrollment priority window for transfers. Any transfer request submitted after Feb. 15 will be granted on a space availability basis. Students on the waiting list may not be notified until after the start of school. For more information, visit www.hemetusd.org, visit 2085 W. Acacia Ave. in Hemet or call 951-765-5100, ext. 3580.

From our back porch I shout into the pines and the bare, black branches of the oaks. “Give that back, doggone! That belongs to me and I want it back NOW. What else have you taken, besides my good looks and strong arches?” Time has taken a lot but not the strength of my “yelling in the woods” voice. So, what is all the fuss about? I have been robbed of my childhood. Time, who lives in the trees, has taken it. Along with my slinky, my sheriff’s badge, my 18-hand palomino named Babe, my Radio Flyer red wagon and my vast collection of trading cards. And my mother and father. I loved my parents. And then for a time I judged them. Then I forgave them. Friends now, they hang around my neck like a rainbow. And so, I s’pose they are not on the missing list. Right here with me all the time. Shall I call the sheriff and report this? Or the lock-up unit, pleading that I just need a short rest from all this growing up? Before I do that, I really ought to look again. No sense embarrassing myself with the authorities. Where to look? Where does Time hang out? Just as I usually do, I return to the trees. “You’re up there somewhere, you wily devil.” Silence. At last, a lonely leaf drifts down and I catch it in my palm. I cannot help but examine it. The veins. Crisp gold edges. A wiry stem. Whose child was it? What an odd shape! Minutes pass and I remain enthralled. Then my attention turns to the birdbath where fat chickadees have gathered. I think they might be playing mahjong, they have that look of concentration and enjoyment. Shall I offer them a cuppa? Best not. Word would get out and every bird on Cedar Street would be hanging out here. Birdsylvania. It is difficult, but I drop to my knees. Then to lie on my stomach in the detritus. I think my childhood was right here all the time. No need to get so excited when no one, but no one, can steal my childhood. I knew that all along.

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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program provides free tax preparation that helps filers access the tax credits and refunds they are entitled to. There are VITA sites throughout Riverside County. Sites are staffed by volunteers representing Community Action Partnership of Riverside County. Volunteers are required to go through training (November/December) and become IRS VITA-certified. Tax preparation sites are open from Jan. 31 to April 15 annually. Schedule appointments at 951-848-7607 or online at capriverside.itfrontdesk.com/programs/.

ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW It’s time to be counted Editor: Three events in my life caused me to beam with pride to be a citizen of this country. The first occurred when the U.S. attorney general resigned in protest, when Richard Nixon asked him to fire the Watergate special prosecutor. The second time was the election/re-election of President Obama. Last year, it was my participation in the 2017 Women’s March. Each of these events reflected an essential attribute of a functioning democracy: citizens who display courage, inclusiveness and commitment. I cajoled my book club of grandmothers to attend the San Diego Women’s March the day after the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. We were joined by more than 200,000 other pink, pussyhat-wearing grandmothers, mothers corralling small children, and young women with a fire in their eyes, plus husbands and other supportive men. Last year’s march theme was unity and the recognition that women’s rights are human rights. It was a demonstration that celebrated racial, cultural and gender diversity. The 2017 march achieved its goal; the chartered bus that took us home was full of energized and engaged citizens. The theme of the 2018 Women’s March is Power to the Polls. It is the next logical step in the effort to do something positive during a time of turmoil in our country. To cast a ballot in any election is to be an engaged and patriotic citizen. No matter what your political view may be, voting is the equivalent of taking action rather than succumbing to anger, despair and powerlessness. People who vote don’t just complain; they exercise their right to take a stand and be counted. Idyllwild-Pine Cove residents have a reputation for fulfilling their civic responsibility. On average, the community has 10-percent higher voter turnout than the rest of Riverside County. In the past, Pine Cove has had 90-percent voter participation. Citizens who take the time to learn the issues, make informed decisions and cast a vote, are critical to the preservation of our democracy. This year, my three daughters and two daughters-inlaw urged me to join them for the 2018 Women’s March in Los Angeles. I planned to go until I learned there would be an Idyllwild Women’s March on Saturday, Jan. 20. I believe an event in a small mountain village is a potent testament to the engagement of citizens who want only the best for their country and each other. I hope the turnout for the 2018 Idyllwild Women’s March is another affirmation of the commitment residents have shown to fulfill their right and privilege to vote. Attendance at the event will provide an opportunity to talk to other concerned citizens, express your views, and learn about ways to keep engaged and informed as the 2018 elections approach. A voter registration table also will be set up. I think your involvement will make you proud to be an American. Mary MacLaren Rider Idyllwild

(Editor’s note: As always, the views of our columnists and letter writers are not necessarily the views of the Town Crier editors. The Town Crier welcomes views from ‘The Guide for Charities’ California Attorney General Xavera Becerra has all writers, including those in “Another Point of View.”) released “The Guide for Charities” to give charities the tools they need to comply with laws. The guide Freedom from smoking clinic seeks to promote best practices to help directors and The Hemet Unified School District is sponsoring a officers of charities better understand their responsiclinic to help attendees quit smoking at the Idyllwild bilities. The guide is available at www.oag.ca.gov/system/ Yoga Studio, 54445 North Circle Drive. files/attachments/press_releases/guide_for_charities. For questions about this free clinic, contact Valerie Velez at 951-765-5100, ext. 3509, or vvelez@hemetusd. pdf. org.

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Public Notices Legals • Doing Business As

For questions about Public Notices call the Town Crier (951) 659-2145 or Email: mandy@towncrier.com Every day throughout the United States, newspapers publish thousands of public notices about events, conditions or actions that affect countless individuals, families, neighborhoods and businesses. Public notices cover many topics, including business matters, liquor licensing, public auctions and sales, estates, zoning, public meetings, bids to sell goods and services to the government, local government finances and state and local elections. Public notice is a fundamental component of our system of representative democracy, which depends upon the participation of educated, responsible citizens. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as THE REYES LAW FIRM at 3017 Sun Delight Way, Hemet, CA 92545, Riverside County. LUIS FERNANDO REYES, 3017 Sun Delight Way, Hemet, CA 92545. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: LUIS FERNANDO REYES Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Dec. 14, 2017. FILE NO.: R-201715992 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Dec. 21, 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 2018. RIC1723322 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. ALFONSO JOSE CASILLAS RODRIGUEZ TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: ALFONSO JOSE CASILLAS RODRIGUEZ filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.  Present name: ALFONSO JOSE CASILLAS RODRIGUEZ changed to Proposed name: ALFONSO JOSE CASILLAS 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 01-24-18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 13 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 21, 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 2018. RIC1723278 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. JAQWENA MARVETTE CESPEDES TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: JAQWENA MARVETTE CESPEDES filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.  Present name: JAQWENA MARVETTE CESPEDES changed to Proposed name: JAQUELINE MARVETTE CESPEDES 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 01-23-18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 12 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 21, 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 2018. RIC1722866 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. BIJAN BRIANA JONES TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: BIJAN BRIANA JONES filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.  Present name: BIJAN BRIANA JONES changed to Proposed name: BIJAN BRIANA JOHNSON 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: JAN 17 2018 Time: 8:30AM,

Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: 12/06/2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 21, 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­n ess as HIGHER GROUNDS B&B at 26770 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549, Riverside County. Mailing address: PO Box 3262, Idyllwild, CA 92549. MARITHA -LAMP, 25980 Scenic Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549. DONALD EDGAR LAMP, 25980 Scenic Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549. This business is conducted by a Married Couple. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: MARITHA -- LAMP -Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Nov. 30, 2017. FILE NO.: R-201715357 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Dec. 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 2018. RIC1723912 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. BASHIR ABLAHAD SHALLAL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: BASHIR ABLAHAD SHALLAL filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present name: BASHIR ABLAHAD SHALLAL changed to Proposed name: BASHIR ABLAHAD SHALLAL b.  Present name: BEN ABLAHAD SHALLAL changed to Proposed name: BASHIR ABLAHAD SHALLAL 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 1-30-18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 20 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 2018. RIC1723766 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Branch name: Civil Division. ELENA FILARCA TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: ELENA FILARCA filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.  Present name: ALEXANDRA NICOLE UGALE changed to Proposed name: ALEXANDRA NICOLE UGALE FILARCA 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 01-30-18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 19 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 2018. RIC1724009 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. TYLER DANIEL LITTLETON TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: TYLER DANIEL LITTLETON filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present name: TYLER DANIEL LITTLETON changed to Proposed name: TYLER ALAN JOHNS 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the

matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 02/05/18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 22 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Dec. 28, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­n ess as BEETHOVEN MEDIA SOLUTIONS at 11587 Bobolink Lane, Moreno Valley, CA 92557, Riverside County. JASON ALEXANDER BALL, 11587 Bobolink Lane, Moreno Valley, CA 92557. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: JASON ALEXANDER BALL Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Nov. 1, 2017. FILE NO.: R-201714290 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 2017, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as DESERT FOLIAGE at 7549 Marilyn Dr, Corona, CA 92881, Riverside County. Mailing address: PO Box 2310, Palm Desert, CA 92261. DEREK WOLFGANG HUFF, 7549 Marilyn Dr, Corona, CA 92881. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious name listed above on 08/20/2013. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: DEREK WOLFGANG HUFF Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Dec. 18, 2017. FILE NO.: R-201716155 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018. RIC1724397 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., (P.O. Box 431) Riverside, CA 92502-0431. Branch name:. JAMES MICHAEL RAWSON TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: JAMES MICHAEL RAWSON filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.  Present name: JAMES MICHAEL RAWSON changed to Proposed name: GONZALO JAMES MORENO 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: FEB 13 2018 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 28 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018. RIC1724512 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Branch name:. BRENNAN BURTON MATTHEW CACKETT TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows:

a. Present name: BRENNAN BURTON MATTHEW CACKETT changed to Proposed name: BRENNAN BURTON MATTHEW BENOITT 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: FEB - 8 2018 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 29 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018. RIC1724510 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501. Branch name:. CHERÉ ALICE VAN FLEET CACKETT TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: CHERÉ ALICE VAN FLEET CACKETT filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present name: CHERÉ ALICE VAN FLEET CACKETT changed to Proposed name: CHERÉ ALICE VAN FLEET BENOITT 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 02/08/18 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 29 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given by the undersigned that a public lien sale of the following described Personal property will be held at the hour of 12:00 PM on January 18th, 2018 at: Lockaway Storage, 1181 N. State Street in the city of Hemet, County of Riverside, State of California. The items to be sold are generally described as follows: household items, misc. furniture, boxes, misc. tools & equipment. This notice is given in accordance with the provisions of section 21700 ET. Seq. of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California. A123 & D104 West, Elizabeth G102 Brown, Armando G100 Fields, Logan H29 Huizenga, Cody E102 & E303 Rosales, Javier C307 Smith, Brenda Auction to be held on January 18th, 12:00 PM Lockaway Storage Hemet American Auction Service Bond # FS8632014 Pub. TC: Jan. 4, 11, 2018. RIC1724154 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 4050 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501. Branch name: Western Region. REBECCA ABIGAIL OROZCO TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.  Petitioner: REBECCA ABIGAIL OROZCO filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present name: REBECCA ABIGAIL OROZCO changed to Proposed name: REBECCA ABIGAIL VALENZUELA 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: FEB 13 2018 Time: 8:30AM, Dept. 12. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 26 2017 JOHN W VINEYARD JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018. HEC1702474 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, 880 N. State, Hemet, CA 92543. Branch name:. JULIET CHIWENDU EKWURU TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: JULIET CHIWENDU EKWURU filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present name: JULIET CHIWENDU EKWURU changed to Proposed name: JULIET CHIWENDU ONYEMALI 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a.  Date: 2/22/18 Time: 1:30, Dept. H1. b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3.  a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Riverside, Idyllwild Town Crier. Date: DEC 28 2017 KATHLEEN JACOBS JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as ESTATES BROKERAGE; ESTATES BROKERAGE REAL ESTATE; ESTATES PROPERTIES; ESTATES REAL ESTATE; ESTATES REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE at 38799 Maracaibo Circle , Palm Springs, CA 92264, Riverside County. Mailing address: Post Office Box 4321, Palm Springs, CA 92263. ERIC CAMERON BENNETT, 38799 Maracaibo Circle, Palm Springs, CA 92264. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who

declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: ERIC CAMERON BENNETT -Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Jan. 2, 2018. FILE NO.: R-201800039 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as COLLEGE FOR ALL at 136 S Harvard St, Hemet, CA 92543, Riverside County. TRENT WAYNE THOMPSON, 136 S Harvard St, Hemet, CA 92543. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: TRENT WAYNE THOMPSON -Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Jan. 5, 2018. FILE NO.: R-201800215 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as IDYLLWILD DAY SPA at 54240 Ridge View Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549, Riverside County. Mailing address: PO Box 253, Idyllwild, CA 92549. SAMANTHA MARIE CONTRERAS, PO BOX 253, Idyllwild, CA 92549. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above.

I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: SAMANTHA MARIE CONTRERAS -Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Jan. 4, 2018. FILE NO.: R-201800147 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person (persons) is (are) doing busi­ness as HEALTHY TAILS VETERINARY HOUSECALLS at 24981 Cascade Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549, Riverside County. Mailing address: P.O: Box 2114 Cascade Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549. LORRAINE DIANA KASSARJIAN, 24981 Cascade Dr, Idyllwild, CA, Idyllwild, CA 92549. This business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name listed above. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code, that the registrant knows to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).) Registrant Signature: LORRAINE D. KASSARJIAN, DVM Statement filed with the County Clerk of Riverside County on Dec. 12, 2017. FILE NO.: R-201715900 NOTICE — IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (a) OF SECTION 17920, A FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT GENERALLY EXPIRES AT THE END OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, EXCEPT, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION (b) OF SECTION 17920, WHERE IT EXPIRES 40 DAYS AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THE FACTS SET FORTH IN THE STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION OF 17913 OTHER THAN A CHANGE IN THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A REGISTERED OWNER. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION. THE FILING OF THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT OF ITSELF AUTHORIZE THE USE IN THIS STATE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME IN VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR COMMON LAW (SEE SECTION 14411 ET SEQ., BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE). Publication of notice pursuant to this section shall be once a week for four successive weeks. Four publications in a newspaper regularly published once a week or oftener, with at least 5 days intervening between the respective publication dates not counting such publication dates, are sufficient. The period of notice commences with the first day of publication and terminates at the end of the twenty-eighth day, including therein the first day. CERTIFICATION I hereby certify that this copy is a cor­rect copy of the origi­nal statement on file in my office. PETER ALDANA, County Clerk Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2018.

LIEN SALE THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE WILL BE SOLD AT LIEN SALE ON 1/25/2018, AT 1655 W 6TH ST STE 111, CORONA CA 92882 AT 9:00 AM, 04, INTL, 4300, VN, 47075N1, CA, 1HTMMAAM64H682664 Pub. TC: Jan. 11, 2018.

ATTENTION LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS ... DID YOU KNOW?

• You are required to file a DBA (Doing Business As), also called an FBN (Fictitious Business Name), statement with the county when you start a business. • Your DBA expires after 5 years, and you need to refile. The Town Crier can file your DBA for you, saving you from the paperwork hassle and the time and gas it would take to go to the County Recorder’s Office.

Call Mandy at (951) 659-2145 or stop by the Town Crier, 54405 North Circle Dr. We’re Open Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm.


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Idyllwild Town Crier, Jan. 11, 2018 - Page A7 open meeting, noon-1p.m. Idyllwild Water District, 25945 Hwy. 243; 5 p.m. Rancho Encino Mountain Club, 45915 Orchard Rd., Poppet Flats, across from Cal Fire Station 6. •  Al-Anon “Mixed Nuts” open meeting, 6-7:30 p.m. Oneness Center, 151 Cedar St.

For the Idyllwild Arts & Entertainment Calendar, see “On the Town,” on page B7. Submit listings and changes to becky@towncrier.com. Wednesday, Jan. 10 •  Idyllwild Rotary Club, 7:30-9 a.m. American Legion Post 800, 54360 Marian View Dr. • Town Crier news meeting, public welcome, 8:30 a.m. Town Crier office, 54405 N. Circle Dr. • Qigong, 9-10 a.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. • Riverside County Mobile Health Clinic, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St. •  Pine Cove Water District board, 10 a.m. PCWD, 24917 Marion Ridge Rd., Pine Cove. •  La Leche League, 10 a.m. Call 659-8321. •  Community Church Guild, noon. Church, 54400 North Circle Dr. •  Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr. • Mountain Area Safety Taskforce, 1:30 p.m. Nature Center, 25225 Hwy. 243. • County Service Area 38 Advisory Committee, 3 p.m. PCWD, 24917 Marion Ridge Rd., Pine Cove. • Cancer support group, 4:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library, 54401 Village Center Dr. • From Shame to Grace (SAA) 12 Step Group, 5-6 p.m.; Co-dependents Anonymous, 7:30-9 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. Thursday, Jan. 11 • Alcoholics Anonymous women, (open), 9 a.m. Spiritual Oneness Center, 151 Cedar St.; meeting,

Monday, Jan. 15 • Alcoholics Anonymous women, (open), 9 a.m. & Women’s Alanon Step Study, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Spirnoon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal itual Oneness Center, 151 Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.; Cedar St.; AA, noon. St. “We Don’t Know” Agnostic & Hugh’s Episcopal Church, Atheist, 6-7 p.m. Oneness 25525 Tahquitz Dr. Center, 151 Cedar St. • Day of Mindfulness, 9:30 • Bridge, 12:30 p.m. Creeka.m.-3 p.m. Spirit Mountain stone Inn, 54950 Pine Crest Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. Ave. If interested, show up • Chronic Pain/Illness Comor phone 951-659-4910. munity Support Group, • Healing Rooms, 3-5 p.m. 4-5:30 p.m. Hill House, SpirShiloh Christian Ministeries, it Mountain Retreat, 25661 54295 Village Center Dr. Oakwood St. • American Legion Post 800 board, 6 p.m. Post 800, Tuesday, Jan. 16 54360 Marian View Dr. •  Idyllwild Garden Club •  Narcotics Anonymous, board, 10 a.m. 25025 Fern 7:30-9 p.m. Oneness CenValley Rd. ter, 151 Cedar St. •  Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Friday, Jan. 12 Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.; • Free community Mat PiAA Grapevine, 5:30 p.m. lates classes, 9 a.m. Call Spiritual Oneness Center, 760-200-5757 for informa151 Cedar St. tion & directions. •  Lovingkindness Medita• AA, Daily Reflections, tion Group, 5-5:30 p.m.; noon. St. Hugh’s EpiscoSelf-Realization Fellowship pal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Meditation, 6-7 p.m. Spirit Dr.; Pick-a-stick candlelight, Mountain Retreat, 25661 7:30 p.m. Oneness Center, Oakwood St. Call 659-2523. 151 Cedar St. •  Mountain Disaster Pre• Feeding America, 2:30paredness board, 5-7 p.m. 3:30 p.m.; GriefShare SupCreekstone Inn, 54950 Pine port Group, 6:30 p.m. Cross Crest Ave. Road 243 Christian Fel• Meditation & dharma lowship, 29430 Hwy. 243, study, 6 p.m. Idyllwild Yoga Mountain Center. Studio, 54445 N. Circle Dr. • Celebrate Recovery (hangCall Valerie Kyoshin Velez at ups, hurts & habits safe talk 951-659-5750 for info. place), 7 p.m. Town Hall, • Sons of the American Le25925 Cedar St. gion board, 6 p.m. Post 800, 54360 Marian View Dr. Saturday, Jan. 13 •  Idyllwild Right to Life, 7 •  Alcoholics Anonymous, p.m. Call 951-659-3174 for noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal location. Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.; 5:30 p.m. Oneness Center, Wednesday, Jan. 17 151 Cedar St. •  Idyllwild Rotary Club, 7:30-9 a.m. American LeSunday, Jan. 14 gion Post 800, 54360 Mari•  Peace Meditation Pracan View Dr. tice, 10 a.m. Tibetan Bud• Town Crier news meeting, dhist Dharma Center, 53191 public welcome, 8:30 a.m. Mountain View, Pine Cove. Town Crier office, 54405 N. •  Alcoholics Anonymous, Circle Dr.

• Qigong, 9-10 a.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. •  La Leche League, 10 a.m. Call 659-8321. •  Garner Valley Book Club, 10:30 a.m. Call 659-6049 for location. •  Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr. •  Community Church Guild, noon. Church, 54400 North Circle Dr. •  High Valleys Water District board, 3 p.m. HVWD office, 47781 Twin Pines Rd., Twin Pines. • Cancer support group, 4:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library, 54401 Village Center Dr. • From Shame to Grace (SAA) 12 Step Group, 5-6 p.m.; Co-dependents Anonymous, 7:30-9 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. •  Idyllwild Water District board, 6 p.m. IWD board room, 25945 Hwy. 243. Community service hours • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (bark beetle issues), 8 a.m.5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Mountain Resource Center, 25380 Franklin Dr., 659-3335. • Idyllwild Area Historical Museum, 54470 N. Circle Dr., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. (Mon. holidays.) Group tours by appt. 6592717. • Idyllwild Help Center, 26330 Hwy. 243, 10 a.m.noon & 1-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 659-2110. • Idyllwild Library, 54401 Village Center Dr., Strawberry Creek Plaza, 10 a.m.6 p.m. Mon., Wed.; noon-8 p.m. Tues.; noon-5 p.m. Thurs. & Fri.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 659-2300. • Idyllwild Nature Center, 25225 Hwy. 243, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. 659-3850.

NEWS OF RECORD

Handled by deputy. • Jan. 6 — Alarm call, 3:17 a.m., Ridgeview Dr. Handled by deputy. • Jan. 6 — Vehicle theft, 9:59 Sheriff’s log a.m., 25000 block of Hwy. The Riverside County Sher- 243. Handled by deputy. iff’s Department Hemet • Jan. 6 — Check the welStation responded to the fare, 11:56 a.m., Crestview following calls Sunday to Dr. Handled by deputy. Saturday, Dec. 31 to Jan. 6. • Jan. 6 — Check the welfare, 9:20 p.m., Deer Foot Idyllwild Ln. Handled by deputy. • Dec. 31 — Alarm call, 3 a.m., North Circle Dr. HanMountain Center dled by deputy. • Dec. 31 — Alarm call, 5:30 • Jan. 1 — Assist other dea.m., North Circle Dr. Han- partment, 5:25 p.m., address undefined. Handled by depdled by deputy. uty. • Dec. 31 — Check the welfare, 5:50 p.m., Scenic Dr. Pine Cove Handled by deputy. • Dec. 31 — Alarm call, 5:50 • Jan. 3 — Public disturp.m., Pine Crest Ave. Han- bance, 9:45 a.m., address undefined. Handled by depdled by deputy. • Jan. 1 — Unknown trouble, uty. 2:18 p.m., address undefined. Handled by deputy. Pine Meadows/ • Jan. 1 — Unattended death, Garner Valley 7:56 p.m., address withheld. • Jan. 1 — Lost hiker, 5:22 Report taken. p.m., address undefined. • Jan. 1 — Public distur- Handled by deputy. bance, 9:06 p.m., 52000 block of Double View Dr. • Jan. 5 — Alarm call, 9:10 a.m., Butterfly Peak Rd. Handled by deputy. Handled by deputy. • Jan. 2 — Alarm call, 11:59 a.m., North Circle Dr. Han- • Jan. 5 — Assist other department, 3:48 p.m., 60000 dled by deputy. block of Hwy. 74. Handled by • Jan. 3 — Vehicle theft, deputy. 12:28 a.m., Lodge Rd. Report taken. • Jan. 3 — Danger to self/ Poppet Flats other, 11:44 a.m., 25000 • Jan. 1 — Shots fired, 12:09 block of Hwy. 243. Handled a.m., Keyes Rd. Unfounded. by deputy. • Jan. 1 — Assault w/deadly • Jan. 3 — Alarm call, 6:29 weapon, 2:35 p.m., address p.m., 53000 block of Double undefined. Handled by depView Dr. Handled by deputy. uty. • Jan. 5 — Alarm call, 3:12 • Jan. 6 — Check the wela.m., North Circle Dr. Han- fare, 10:04 p.m., 46000 block dled by deputy. of Poppet Flats Rd. Handled • Jan. 5 — Alarm call, 10:09 by deputy. a.m., Tahquitz Dr. Handled by deputy. San Bernardino • Jan. 5 — Trespassing, 1:48 National Forest p.m., Ridgeview Dr. Handled • Jan. 5 — Suspicious perby deputy. son, 7:31 p.m., Temecula Dr. • Jan. 5 — Noise complaint, Handled by deputy. 11:30 p.m., Palomar Rd.

• Idyllwild Transfer Station, 28100 Saunders Meadow Rd., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thurs.-Mon.; Grinding Facility, 8 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m. Wed. & Fri. • Idyllwild Ranger Station, 54270 Pine Crest Ave., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri.-Tues. 909382-2921.

Huntley pleads One DUI arrest on guilty, sentenced Hill roads last week to probation

At 5:40 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, Jessica Nowlin, 30 of Idyllwild, was driving an orange 1967 VW bug on South Circle Drive, south of Village Center Drive, when her vehiBy JP Crumrine cle swerved and collided with a rock, according to the CaliNews Editor fornia Highway Patrol report of Officer Michael Bell. Upon investigation of the incident, Bell arrested Nowl On Thursday, Jan. 4, Christopher Huntley, 47, of in for suspicion of driving under the influence, alcohol. Idyllwild, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon (a non-firearm) or force to cause great bodily injury. Judge Kelly Hansen sentenced Huntley to three years of probation, including 180 days in the custody of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. He was given credit for 32 days served for time in the county jail. So, a balance of 142 days will be required and can be served in a work-release program and completed by February 2018. Hansen also agreed to strike four prior convictions, which occurred between 2000 and 2010. The District Attorney’s Office agreed “to not file any new charges based on the Jan. 3 search of defendant’s vehicle.” Huntley also has fines and restitution to pay. Huntley was arrested in Idyllwild on Dec. 20. Bail was set at $105,000 until he was released on probation.

Readers Continued from page A4 Sverre & Gerd Eng; Anne Erikson; Jennie & Steven Espinosa; Everitt’s Minerals & Gallery (Janet & Larry Everitt); Cleve & Peggy Ferguson; Fern Creek Medical Center; Fern Valley Inn (Gary & Marcie Erb); Fern Valley Water District; Farah Fisher; Amy Fogerson & Kent Weishaus; Chris Fox; Michael Franich; Françoise Frigola; Roland Gaebert; Bruce & Carolyn Ganoe; Merle & Rosemarie Gardner; Don & Louise Giger; John Gill; John & Kathleen Gilliland; Cathy & Gil Gillogly; Elaine Godzak; Dick & Jan Goldberg; Christine & Jan Goldsmith; Eleanor Gorth; Mary Gosney & Rebecca Gunn; Galal Gough; Patti Gould; Gary & Joan Gray; Bob & Corrine Greenamyer; Karin & Richard Greenwood; Harry Griswold & Stephanie Webber; Mark Gumprecht & Christine Rheaume; Carolyn Hall; Linda Hanson; Marcia Harlan & Charles Phelan; Judy Haw; Maury Heden; Emily Heebner & Eric Young; Hemet Public Library; Janice Herdey; Carole Herman & Sandi Mathers; Paul & Theresa Hert; Wayne Hester; Robert Hewitt & Janice Murasko; Jim & Mary Hobbes; Heidi & Todd Hoggan; Jerry & Kathryn Holldber; Jerry & Kathryn Holldber for Dick McKee in Memory of Virginia; Peggy Holsclaw; Richard Honn & Marguerite Snow; Douglas Hopper; Christy & Robert Howard; Eugene Hubbard; Larry Hyder; Idyllwild Animal Rescue Friends; Idyllwild Master Chorale; David Israelsky & Janice Zahn; Don “Jac” & Mimi Jacaruso; Jan Jaspers-Fayer; David & Marla Johnson; Josh & Lea Johnson; Barbara Jones; Wendy Kahle;

Lorraine Kassarjian; Dave Keena; Doug Kelbert; Donna & Sam Kelly; Marilyn Kemple; Donna Kennedy & William Linehan; Teresa Kilfoyle; Ted & Beverly Kilman; Barbara & Ted Kinoshita; Helen Knauer; Julie Koppel; Marcia & Ron Krull; Nadiene Kuhn for Diane Smith; Diana & Terry Kurr; Elaine Latimer; Erin Latimer; Ileana Lee; Daniel & Jane Levy; Trudy Levy; Bob Lippert; Elizabeth Locke; Elaine Lockhart; Barbara & Michael Longbrook; Cathy & Dave Lopez; Virginia Lumb; Marsha Lytle; Michèle Marsh & Peter Szabadi; Brian Marshall; Brian C. Marshall; Barbara Mathahs; Erin Matthews; Lynette Maxey; Lucy McCampbell; Bret McCaughin-Strong; Carol McClintic; Ralph McClurg; Joan McCullough; Maureen McElligott; Michael McKenzie & Robert Thorson; Jane Meier; Carol Mendoza; George & Sheila Meyer; Leslea Meyerhoff; Maurice Meysenburg; Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery (Chris & Melody Johnston); Susan Millard; Marcia & Richard Montaño; Melissa Montgomery-Lynch; Maria & Mark Morgan; Wayne Myers & Aaron Twombly; June Nelson; Marion Nelson; Christen Ng; Shannon Ng; Gwen Oesch; Dawn & Jim O’Keeffe; Steve Olson & Stephanie Yost; Perry Osborne; Robert Parker; Neil Passage; Gerald Pauley; Anthony Pearson; Barbara & Dave Pelham; Tony Peña; Heather Perry; Cecil & Shirley Peters; Robert Peterson; John Petty; Marlene & Thomas Pierce; Daniel & Susan Pietsch; Jim Pomeroy $150; Jack & Nancy Pyster; Bob & Elaine Rahman; The Red Kettle (Bruce Ross); Ed & Sandy Reed; Mike Reed; Jim Rees; George & Kathryn Reeves; Don & Nancy Reiterman; Linda & Manny Rider; Margaret & Ned Roberts; Debbi Roeder; Maureen

An occupant (shown lying on truck) of this Caltrans vehicle was injured in an over-the-side Highway 74 crash Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 3, near Cranston Station in Valle Vista. He was transported by American Medical Response. No other information was available. PHOTO BY STEVEN KING

& Steve Rose; Don & Julie Roy; Robert Sandifer; Sandlin & Son Refrigeration (David Sandlin); Lenore Sazer; Vic Scavarda; Charles Schelly; Maxine Schenk; Joye Schmiedt; Richard Schnetzer; Jeanette Schultejann; Steve Shaw; Dale Sheneman; Doug & Lois Sheppard; Teruo Shida; Terry Shirley; Carol Simonek; Bee Smith; Bill & Linda Smith; Greg Smith; Lindsay Speed; Jeannie Sprenger; Patricia & Will Sproule; St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church; Edward Stavert; Jean Stein & Pamela Williams; Bob & Carol Steele; Heather Steer; Kirk & Yvonne Stephenson; Richard Stinson; Patsy & Steven Stratton; Richard Succa; Daniel & Gigi Suiffet; Stephen Sutton; Virginia Swendson; Mary Talley; Jim Tanner; Jacob & Theresa Teel; James & Joanne Tenney; TetraDym Inc. (Bill Protzmann); John Thomford; Norman Toback; Arthur Tobias; Alicia & Howard Tuttle for Bill Tuttle; D.F. & Giana Tweedie; Deidre & Joe Vail; David Verplank; Anne & Douglas Walker; Barb & Thom Wallace; Nancy Walters for Jane Lucero; Pamela Walton; Bill Waring; Glenn Warren; Sallie Warwick; Annette Wasell c/o Aria Board & Care; Leslie Weidner; Charles & Susan Weisbart; Sheila Weldon; Sharon & Stephen White; Whitman Physical Therapy (Bill Whitman); Bob & Sunny Wilcox; Richard Wilkerson; Barbara & Steve Wilkes; Joanne Williams; Halie & Johnny Wilson; Elizabeth & Thomas Wirt; Jim Wise; Catherine Wood; Dennis & Jane Woodard; James Wymer; Fredricka & Paul Young; Linda Young; Sandy Ziegler for Michael Van Zee; Alexander & Lorna Zukas; (1) Anonymous $200; (8) Anonymous $100. Thank you, all!!


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If your kids have electronic devices, read this

A Healthy Idyllwild

By Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education Federal Trade Commission

Cervical Cancer By Callie Wight Nothing in this article is meant to be medical advice. Please consult your own healthcare provider. Some info below taken from: www.healthcare.gov/blog/ www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-overview/ www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-screening/ www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryDraft/cervical-cancer-screening2 www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/cancer/ewc/Pages/default.aspx January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. First take-home fact: Most cases of cervical cancer and related deaths occur in women who have not been adequately screened or treated. Second take-home fact: Human papillomavirus is the main cause of cervical cancer. Last take home fact: Prevention is possible. Remember the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? That’s the wisdom behind routine screening for preventable disease, such as cervical cancer. For decades, women have been strongly encouraged to have regular women’s health check-ups that routinely include the pelvic exam and Papanicolau smear; the latter specifically screens for cervical cancer. (Several years ago, the recommended interval between screenings changed from one year to three years for women with normal PAPs.) Because of this widespread screening, occurrence of and death from this disease has decreased significantly. Nevertheless, there is a lingering disparity with women of color, with women of low-socioeconomic status and in certain geographic regions. Rural regions are one area for potential concern as the access to healthcare can be restricted in some of these areas. Obviously, overall costs of healthcare are critical factors as well. Women who cannot afford to pay for their screenings/check-ups and health insurance opt out of care. And if the results come back positive,

Did you buy electronic devices for your children this holiday season? I did — I bought one for my 9 year old — and I want to share with you what I learned about protecting my kid’s personal information online. The minute my son unwrapped his gift, he began using it and I immediately began worrying about his personal information being exposed. I learned that apps, online services and websites directed to children under 13 years old have to get a parent’s approval before they can collect, use or disclose kids’ personal information. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act requires this. So, as a parent, I have control over who collects

my kid’s personal information online. I don’t want my son’s — and our family’s — sensitive information shared with third parties I didn’t authorize. If you feel the same way, keep these two things in mind: • Websites and apps that target kids must have a privacy policy that should be easy to find and understand. If you can’t find it or it’s not clear to you what the app or website will do with your kid’s info, don’t let your child use it. The operator of the site or app may be violating COPPA. • If a website or app that targets children wants to collect your kid’s personal information, they need to get your express approval. If you think a website or app has collected information from your child without authorization, report it to the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftccomplaintassis-

necessitating further tests/costs, women who cannot afford more tests or afford to pay for healthcare insurance are in trouble. Interestingly, in October 2017, one premier source reports “… progress in reducing the number of new cases appears to have stalled among white women and younger women.” (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org). How much might access to and affordability of healthcare services and insurance play a role in the “stalling”? Every Woman Counts provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to California’s underserved populations. (www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ cancer/ewc/Pages/default.aspx where the nearest is Hemet Family Care Center, 880 N. State St., 951-7662450. HPV is sexually transmitted. It is not the virus that causes AIDS. Many women who contract HPV overcome it naturally. Other women do not, making them at increased risk for cervical cancer; it may take years for the cancer to develop. A test that detects HPV can be

Idyllwild Water “I would have it done as an in-house project. Jack and Hosny have a feel for the community,” Dearing said initially. “I’ve scrutinized the [proposals] and they haven’t been dealing with communities of our nature. We need a tailored approach.” Schelly argued that the benefit of a consultant study would be its value in the future. It could be used for 10 or 15 years, not “one and done.” Dearing eventually agreed with her colleagues to use a consultant and then agreed with the choice of NBS. Kunkle raised questions about how possible rate structures might affect different customers. While there would be “winners and losers,” Hoagland replied, “… we don’t know who they’ll be.”

And Shouman commented that the IWD customer base was very complicated — many full-time residents, a large number of part-time customers and a large commercial sector. The first motion Szabadi made was to contract with a consultant for a rate study. Then he moved to select NBS. Kunkle seconded both motions, which were approved unanimously, 4-0. In its proposal, NBS highlighted three issues, which would be addressed during its work. Recognizing the level of vacation homes, the proposal would focus on revenue stability. Secondly, the rates should provide sufficient revenue to carry out a capital-improvement program. Finally, there would be options to encourage conservation of water. JP Crumrine can be reached at jp@towncrier. com.

tant.gov/. Unfortunately, some companies have violated COPPA and the FTC has had to step in. For example, FTC announced that it settled charges with VTech, a company that de-

velops electronic products and services for children, for allegedly violating COPPA. For more information on how to protect kids online, visit ftc.gov/onguardonline.

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done at the same time that a PAP smear is performed. There is a vaccine against HPV now offered for both boys and girls. Many parents are uncomfortable with this approach and choose not to vaccinate their child. It is given in a short series of shots, usually beginning at age 11 or 12. Other risk factors for cervical cancer are: • Smoking. • Having HIV/AIDS or another condition that weakens your immune system. • Using birth control pills for five years or longer. • Giving birth to three or more children. • Having several sexual partners. How do we reduce risks? Keep yourself safe with regular check-ups. Do not smoke. Limit sexual partners. Use condoms with all sex. Perform timely follow-through with any more tests recommended due to negative pap results. Delaying is dangerous. Stay well in 2018. Callie Wight is a California state-licensed registered nurse with a Master of Arts in psychology.

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Applicants sought for Live Your Dream award Deadline Jan. 27 Soroptimist International of Idyllwild is seeking women who are head of household, and are attending a college or trade school. Scholarship winners will receive a cash scholarship valued between $750 to $1,000 to assist them in achieving their continued education goal. Applicants must live anywhere between Poppet Flats and Pinyon Pines, including Anza, to be eligible. Deadline for applying is Saturday, Jan. 27. The Soroptimist Live Your Dream award assists eligible women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. According to www.liveryourdream. org, education is the single-most effective intervention to help women,

girls and their families lead better lives. Since 1972, the international nonprofit has awarded about $30 million to tens of thousands of women through this program. The recipient for the Idyllwild Live Your Dream award not only receives a cash award, but the knowledge that she has an army of Soroptimist members behind her. One winner of the Idyllwild award will have an opportunity to receive more cash awards at the regional level. Funds received may be used for books, tuition, babysitting or any other need that will assist the awardee in achieving their educational goals. Originally called the Women’s Opportunity Award, the Idyllwild chapter has gifted more than $8,000 Live Your Dream Awards since 2012. This does not include the reg-

ular scholarships the Idyllwild chapter gives out annually. The 2017 award winners, Leslie Stevenson and Gabriela Vargas, received $1,000 each; both women are still taking classes. Past local recipients include women who are working as registered nurses, as well as nonprofit executive directors. If eligible applicants from the local community don’t come forward before the Jan. 27 deadline, the Idyllwild club will be forced to reach out to another club to secure an award winner or winners. As shared by Theresa Teel, president of Soroptimist International of Idyllwild, “We are dedicated to supporting women and girls in and around Idyllwild, so our preference is to award a local applicant.” Colleen Booth-Meyer, executive director of the Idyllwild To learn more about the program HELP Center, is a past recipient of the Live Your Dream award or to apply, call Karen Doshi- Award through Soroptimist International of Idyllwild. FILE PHOTO er at 951-452-4599.

Courtyard Gallery co-op in limbo By Marshall Smith Staff Reporter According to an email from Evan Mills, owner of the building in which the Courtyard Gallery is housed, the longstanding gallery co-op is in limbo pending new artist management. “Our parents, Carol and Roy Mills were part of the team that designed and built the Courtyard Building in the center of Idyllwild circa 1980,” wrote Mills. “Carol founded the Courtyard Gallery in one of the units, where she showed her own work and brought together scores of other artists over the years to share the exhibition space. “For many years, our family made the gallery space available to the artists rentfree, gradually increasing it to one-quarter of market rents. We have always paid all gallery utilities and insurance.  “My sister, Robin, and I happily continued this tradition since we began operatTrish Tuley, one of several co-op members, is leaving the Courtyard Gallery this ing the building for the family in 2010, and continued to do so after our parents’ passmonth. Evan Mills is seeking a gallery manager. PHOTO BY PETER SZABADI

‘Run Lola Run’ to play at library

French Fun on the Hill, a local cultural club, will present the free movie “Run Lola Run” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Idyllwild Library. It will be shown in German with English subtitles. It’s a thrilling roller-coaster ride about two starcrossed lovers who have only minutes to change the course of their lives. Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend, Manni, who’s lost a small fortune belonging to his mobster boss. If Lola doesn’t replace the money in 20 minutes, Manni will surely suffer severe consequences. All are welcome to the movie showing though it is Rated R. If you have time, bring a donation of canned goods for the Help Center.

Free ESL classes in Idyllwild

Mt. San Jacinto College Adult Education is partnering with Hemet Unified School District to offer free English as a Second Language classes on the Hill. The classes are designed to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and to help learners reach their education and employment goals.

The Multi-level ESL I classes are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 30 to May 24, in the Computer Room at Idyllwild School. Registration occurs in class from Jan. 30 to Feb. 9. No early registration is required. Classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Students will be evaluated to determine their level at time of registration.

‘The Little Paris Bookshop’

The Fireside Book Club will discuss “The Little Paris Bookshop” from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Idyllwild Library All are welcome to the book group. Amazon’s description of “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George is: “Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. “Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can’t seem to heal through literature is himself; he’s still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened.”

ing. Providing an affordable, high-quality place for artists to show their work has always been a central goal. “We believe the Courtyard Gallery is currently the longest continually-operating gallery on The Hill.  “In December we were informed that all but one existing Courtyard Gallery co-op member [was] taking permanent/ indefinite leave as of January 1, which stood to dramatically change the complexion of the gallery. ” Currently, according to Mills, there is no person who has agreed to be artist manager of the co-op. “The future of the Courtyard Gallery is particularly important to us, as Idyllwild — famous as an arts destination — has seen many galleries close down in recent years,” said Mills. “Anyone interested in taking on this challenge is strongly encouraged to contact us.” Contact Mills at evanmills1@gmail. com. Marshall Smith can be reached at marshall@towncrier.com.

Chess club at the library

The Idyllwild Chess Club meets from 2 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at the Idyllwild Library. Also, the group will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month for free lessons for those interested in learning to play chess or improving their skills. The Wednesday afternoon schedule was selected to encourage school-age children to participate. Bring a chess set if you have one. The next Wednesday session is Jan. 24.

Net of Light Gathering

Hopi prophecy states, “When the wisdom of the Grandmothers is heard, the world will heal.” Spirit Mountain Retreat invites the public to come together to learn how they may be of greater and greater service, to become, as the Great Council of the Grandmothers says, “A Walking Blessing Upon the Earth.” The event is from 4 to 6 p.m. usually the last Wednesday of each month. However, the next event is Jan. 24 in the Spirit Mountain Contemplative Garden. The event is free but donations are welcome.

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Blame it on the boogie

Patrons of the Idyllwild Brewpub were rewarded with the music of the Greg Jones Band on Saturday night, Jan. 6. Jones, playing the keyboard, is a favorite of Idyllwild audiences. The Brewpub’s dance floor proved a fitting venue for his fans, who find it hard to sit still whenever he performs. PHOTO BY TOM KLUZAK

Friday night, Jan 5, Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery dedicated its Disco Ball (right) with a Disco Night.

Normally done on Monday, the Idyllwild Rotary Club’s Banner Buddies hung banners across North Circle Drive Wednesday, Jan.3. The Idyllwild Fire Department assisted in the work that week. At the Rotary meeting, President Roland Gaebert, past superintendent of the Salton Sea State Recreation Area, discussed the changes expected following the Jan. 1, shutdown of water flow into the Salton Sea. PHOTO BY TOM KLUZAK

At top: Sam Kesler, local dance instructor, enjoyed Disco Night at Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery, while demonstrating some dance moves with Garrie Wein. Above: Billy Sheppard was the DJ for the Disco Ball dedication at Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery Friday. PHOTOS BY STEVEN KING

Rosie Martin (left) was inducted into Soroptimist International of Idyllwild on Wednesday, Jan. 3. She’s pictured here with club President Theresa Teel. PHOTO COURTESY SOROPTIMIST OF IDYLLWILD

‘Ancient Fire, Ancient Wisdom’

Spirit Mountain Retreat invites everyone to participate in “Ancient Fire, Ancient Wisdom” from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the retreat. (The date was changed from Jan. 5 because of illness.) “While the ancient fires of winter still cast their glow on our consciousness, come join us in a unique celebration,” reads a flier about the event. The participatory event invites attendees to celebrate and reflect upon these first transformative moments of the new year with music, drumming, ritual, spoken and written reflection. Bring instruments, poetry (your own or others), and other means of sharing in this shamanic evening of con-

nection with the community, the Earth and spirit. Meat and vegetarian soup will be provided. Facilitators are Katya Williamson, author and writing instructor, and Mary Morse, SMR director.

Scholarship donations accepted

The Idyllwild Scholarship Board is requesting community donations to support scholarships for 2017 high school graduates. Hannah Hardy and Max Swanson were last year’s recipients. Donations may be sent to Idyllwild Scholarship Fund, PO Box 778, Idyllwild, CA 92549. All donations are tax-deductible.

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Hollis Fulmor, born to sing, chose to serve By Marshall Smith Staff Reporter Many have heard Idyllwild resident Hollis Fulmor sing — in local churches, theater companies and musical-comedy vignettes. She has one of those extraordinarily rich voices, defined by many shades and colors. Her deeply felt interpretative approach to singing has long moved local audiences. But, even having been professionally schooled in opera and musical theater, Hollis chose a career of service; one of teaching and training other teachers, with a focus on early childhood development. Trained in voice from age 13, Hollis said she was not driven to succeed at the expense of others. She remembered being aware at an early age that coming in first seemed to mean more to other students, and to their parents, than it did to her. Hollis also swam competitively during junior and senior high school, but although she had the ability, compassion for others on her team often kept her from pushing her limits in swimming competitions. “I swam for 10 years,” she remembered. “I was OK, but sometimes I did not try so hard because it meant so much more to the other girls. Their parents pushed so much. I had this feeling of compassion for them.” After high school, Hollis attended the University of the Pacific in Stockton. While in the Stockton area, she had starring roles in musical comedy productions, including Elisa Doolittle in “My Fair Lady.” But even though she had an exceptional singing voice, she said she was not comfortable in the spotlight. Richard Rodgers once said that many singers have beautiful voices but few can read a lyric in a way that

the composer and lyricist intended. Hollis had the ability to beautifully pair the words and the music. Nevertheless, she chose not to pursue a performing career. “I think for me, I had an inner conflict about being the center of attention,” she remembered. “There was always a certain awkwardness about that. I think in my core I believed I came here to be of service.” She graduated from University of the Pacific with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in music. She obtained a teaching certificate in Early Childhood and Standard K-8. She taught, including on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico. She also served as director of early childhood services at the Jewish Community Center in San Rafael and as training coordinator for the California Association for the Education of Young Children in Sacramento. She later moved into nonprofit sector work, always with service at the core of her professional career and personal process. She currently is administrative assistant at Spirit Mountain Retreat in Idyllwild. “I have always loved the idea of facilitating people coming together in dialogue,” said Fulmor. “Spirit Mountain has been a real joy to part of something that serves others.” If the name “Fulmor” seems familiar to travelers on Highway 243, that is because Lake Fulmor is named after Hollis’ grandfather, Alexander Choate Fulmor, also known throughout Riverside County in the mid-20th century as “the road builder.” A.C. Fulmor, as he was known, supervised the building of both Highway 74, the Palms to Pines Highway, as well as transforming and repositioning the dirt road that had been Highway 243. He also surveyed and was supervisor for con-

struction of the Ortega Highway. According to Hollis, while surveying prior to construction of Highway 74, A.C. hired two American Indian trackers to help determine the highway’s eventual route. The trackers showed A.C. the trail the Indians took to the desert. “He [A.C.] wanted to follow the land’s natural contours and avoid blasting as much as possible, in respect for both the land and the Indians,” remembered Hollis. As part of building Highway 243 in the late 1940s, A.C. championed creating a lake in a small canyon adjoining the highway as a recreational area for visitors and residents. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the lake project and then named it after A.C. in recognition of his services. Early Idyllwild developer Claudius Emerson also hired A.C. and his partner to survey the area around what is now Tollgate Road for the housing development Emerson planned to build. Hollis grew up in “old” Riverside, not far from her grandfather’s house. Her father Alfred was a distinguished general-practitioner medical doctor in the community. Hollis remembered growing up in Riverside as an idyllic experience. “The Mission Inn was the center of so much of community life said Hollis — with Sunday organ concerts. My parents also had their courtship there,” she recalled. “The Mission Inn Christmas lights were a family tradition for us. There was such a sense of awe.” And, just as growing up in Riverside felt secure, living in Idyllwild, where her grandfather built a cabin on land that was a gift from Emerson, continues that feeling of family and interconnectedness. Marshall Smith can be reached at marshall@towncrier.com.

Zachary Lattin of Idyllwild, a senior bachelor of science mechanical engineering student, was named to the fall 2017 President’s List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. The President’s List recognizes students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 gpa to receive this honor. LeTourneau University President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford said being named to the President’s List is a significant academic achievement and honor.

LeTourneau University is a polytechnic institution of Christ-centered higher education where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community. Around 1,300 students study at LETU’s main campus in Longview, Texas. LETU also offers a robust suite of online and dual-credit programs, as well as hybrid programs in Dallas and Houston.

Saving for Success program

Undergraduate internship program

The county’s Community Action Partnership has a Saving for Success program that is a matched-savings incentive program for citizens of Riverside County who qualify. Participants attend a series of both mandatory and elective workshops to increase financial knowledge as well as to become better prepared for their goal. Participants open a savings account and contribute to reach the goal of $1,000 savings to be matched. Participants attend a series of workshops which assist in financial 2-1 match of $2,000 to purchase the following: • Purchase first home. • Pursue education. • Start or expand a small business. Those who participate must have earned income from a job or self-employment to be eligible for the program. For more information, visit www. capriverside.org/program/individualdevelopmentaccounts.

The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office is looking for motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate college students to participate in an eight-week, unpaid internship. Students must be currently in college (incoming sophomore, junior or senior for the fall). Students gain hands-on experience dealing with the various aspects of the criminal justice system, while working closely with attorneys, paralegals, investigators or victim advocates. They will also attend workshops on criminal procedures, tour several law enforcement facilities and more. For more information contact Amy McKenzie, at 951-955-5400 or outreach@ rivcoda.org. Applications are due by April 2, 2018. Visit www.rivcoda.org for applications. Summer session begins June 19, 2018.

Above: Bruce Ryan, the most recent speaker at the monthly and Spotlight on Leadership meeting of the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation on Monday, Jan. 8, got his start at the school almost 50 years ago. Not only was he a student there, but also got his first job in set design there during a summer in college. As detailed in the Town Crier article last week, he went on to become a premiere television and event set designer: an internet search lists just about every famous entertainer as a client. Throughout his career, he has been supportive of Idyllwild Arts in many capacities.

Hollis Fulmor, singer, educator and current administrative assistant at Idyllwild’s Spirit Mountain Retreat, also is the granddaughter of A.C. Fulmor, county road builder responsible for highways 74 and 243. Lake Fulmor was named for him in recognition of his services to the county. PHOTO BY MARSHALL SMITH

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January 2018 — Week 2 March 21 – April 19

Guess what, Lamb? You’re about to experience a new perspective on a situation you long regarded quite differently. What you learn could open more opportunities later.

April 20 – May 20

The Bold Bovine is tempted to charge into a new venture. But it might be best to take things one step at a time, so that you know just where you are at any given point.

May 21 – June 21

It’s a good time to go on that fun getaway you’ve been planning. You’ll return refreshed, ready and, yes, even eager to tackle the new challenge that awaits you.

June 22 – July 22

The Moon Child loves to fantasize about magical happenings in the early part of the week. But the sensible Crab gets down to serious business by week’s end.

July 23 – August 22

What goes around comes around for those lucky Leos and Leonas whose acts of generosity could be repaid with opportunities to expand into new and exciting areas of interest.

August 23 – September 22

Your concern about your job responsibilities is commendable. But you need to take some quiet time to share with someone who has really missed being with you.

September 23 – October 22

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October 23 – November 21

You might take pride in wanting to do everything yourself. But now’s a good time to ask family members to help with a demanding personal situation.

November 22 – December 21

Pay more attention to the possibilities in that workplace change. It could show the way to make that long-sought turn on your career path.

December 22 – January 19

Your need to succeed might overwhelm obligations to your loved ones. Ease up on that workload and into some welldeserved time with family and friends.

January 20 – February 18

Love rules for amorous Aquarians who can make good use of their ability to communicate feelings. Don’t be surprised if they’re reciprocated in kind.

February 19 – March 20

Fishing for compliments? No doubt, you probably earned them. But it’s best to let others believe they were the ones who uncovered the treasure you really are. FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY

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Idyllwild Service Directory • New ads placed at beginning of month only • Deadline for new ads: 5 p.m. last Thursday of month • Unless the heading is currently running, your ad must be 2 col. x 2" or larger. • Minimum insertion: 1 month • One copy change permitted monthly • Deadline for copy change: noon Friday

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Questions? Call Town Crier at (951) 659-2145 or Email: Mandy@towncrier.com Abatement

Appliances

IDYLLWILD YARD SERVICE

IDYLLWILD APPLIANCE & Repair Co.

Abatement, Property Maintenance, Raking, Light Hauling

• Quality service on appliances & heating systems

Construction

Chaney’s Plumbing

Jacob Teel, General Contractor

DRAIN SERVICE ~ LEAKS ~ REPIPES TANKLESS WATER HEATERS ~ REMODELS NEW CONSTRUCTION ~ VIDEO INSPECTIONS Credit Cards Accepted

Chris Rockwell

Setting a new standard in renovation Locally owned & operated

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Ernie Maxwell Idyllwild Tees

Contractor Lic. 940092

Board Certified Master Arborist John Huddleston

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No Cost Property Inspection Bark Beetles – GSOB – Pine Scale Tree Removal – Structural Pruning A-Z All Things Tree! www.idyllwildtree.com Auto Repair

Is Business Sloooow?

Idyllwild Garage

Edgar L. Watts Lic. # 760913

Concrete Work & Concrete Demo Block & Brick

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Electrical Services

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CELL: (951) 805-5515 P.O. Box 110, Idyllwild, CA 92549

Maids Idyllwild of

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Complete Services Offered Idyllwild’s Longest Established Cleaning Company Idyllwild Inn Preferred Partner Rated #1 Vacation Home Cleaning Service Local Reference List Available NOW HIRING!

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Electric

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Eye Care

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Gloria Perez / Owner

P.O. Box 827, Idyllwild, CA 92549 Cell: 951.663.8433 • Home: 951.659.2633

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Construction

eric townsend construction co.

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ATTENTION CONTRACTORS California Business and Professions Code 7071.13 reads: “Any reference by a contractor in his advertising, soliciting, or other presentments to the public to any bond required to be filed pursuant to this chapter is a ground for the suspension of the license of such contractor.” This is a contractor’s responsibility, not a newspaper’s, and we are not responsible for it. However, as a courtesy, we will remove references to a bond in contractors’ advertising, if we notice it.

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To find out if a contractor’s license is valid and current, call the California Contractors State License Board at 1-800-321-2752 or visit the website at www.cslb.ca.gov

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CLEANING SERVICES

COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL Window Cleaning • Vacation Home Inns • Maintenance Services Camp & Construction Cleaning Carpet • Upholstery • Full Services

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Generators

Glass

• Serving Idyllwild Since 2000 • Free Estimates

All plumbing repairs • Sewer & Drain Cleaning • Water heater • Leak repair • Garbage disposal No job too small!

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Patty & Aurelio Perez

General Cleaning: Commercial, Residential, Vacation Home; Window Cleaning, Carpet & Upholstery; Fully Insured FREE ESTIMATES • Serving Idyllwild Since 1995

Steven Kunkle Plumbing

Serving Idyllwild Since 2009

Pick it up! Join the Service Directory!

AUTO REPAIR

OWNER: RICK CHANEY Lic. # 862139 Cell: (951) 534-1006 ~ Home: (951) 659-8111

Class B & C33 Lic. #873664

Arborist

PRECISION TREE EXPERTS

24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE

DEPENDABLE & RELIABLE! ~ LICENSED, INSURED

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• Sales on new & used appliances

Plumbing

Town Crier Contacts (951) 659-2145 Becky Clark

Co-Publisher-Editor becky@towncrier.com

J.P. Crumrine

News Editor jp@towncrier.com

Lisa Streeter

Advertising Sales lisa@towncrier.com

Marshall Smith

Staff Reporter marshall@towncrier.com

Samantha Hallburn

Established in town for over 9 years.

Bookkeeping accounting@towncrier.com

54585 N. Circle, #E Idyllwild, CA

Operations Manager halie@towncrier.com

(951) 659-9020

Classifieds, Service Directory & Public Notices

Pet Grooming

Halie Wilson

Mandy Johnson

mandy@towncrier.com


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Past Longtime Idyllwild Postmaster Lloyd Wood with many of his awards shortly after he retired from 22 years’ service in February 1987. In an interview with the Town Crier at that time, he said, “The major change I’ve seen in the post office is automation. We used to sort all of our mail by hand into pigeon holes. Now the outgoing mail is processed at the U.S. Postal Service Sectional Center in San Bernardino.” Wood died Dec. 27, 2017.

Tense 70 years ago - 1948 At the Idyllwild Dairy, Liz, a 7-year-old Guernsey, hit a maximum yield of 11 gallons of milk per day. 65 years ago - 1953 A single-engine Navy Douglas Skyraider crashed into the mountain, killing its pilot. The plane was one of four flying a routine night flight. It became separated from the others and plunged into sent more than 100 the canyon near South boys and elders to camp Fork. in the snow in Skunk Cabbage Meadow on a 60 years ago - 1958 cold weather weekend Harry James report- outing in the Wild Area. ed discovery of a 15-foot pictograph in the Black 50 years ago - 1968 Mountain region. He A swinging service of thought it might have holy rock was presented been a ceremonial site by young people of the used by Mountain Ca- Episcopal Church at huillas. Town Hall.

FILE PHOTO

ment for help. Then, Jim Johnson happened to stop by and solved the problem. The snake under her sofa was a rubber one, left by mischievous grandchildren.

40 years ago - 1978 California Highway Patrol officials reported that seven people died on local mountain roads in 1977 — a substantial 55 years ago - 1963 increase from no report45 years ago - 1973 The Riverside Coun- Gertrude Millikan ed traffic-related deaths ty Boy Scout Council called the fire depart- in 1976. Most of the

deaths were attributed line, causing a gusher. to drivers exceeding the speed limit. 30 years ago - 1988 The Idyllwild Post 35 years ago - 1983 Office marked a record When a dead, 85-foot Christmas season with pine tree was cut down a 25-percent increase in in Fern Valley, Southern letter and parcel delivCalifornia Edison crews ery. Postmaster Robert had to put up a utility Cates attributed the pole to reconnect power increase to population lines and a street lamp growth, noting that light that had been there had been a recent attached to the tree. corresponding surge in But when crews were post office box rentals. drilling a hole for the pole they hit a water 25 years ago - 1993 Strawberry Creek was turned into a roaring rapid and the pedestrian bridge at the Highway 243 Strawberry Creek can Legion Post 800. Bridge replacement project was washed away Monday, Jan. 22 due to several days of • Forest Folk Cribbage heavy rain.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR Arts & Entertainment Calendar listings are at the discretion of the editor. Email becky@towncrier.com. Event charges may apply. Wednesday, Jan. 10 • Knit Wits, 1-3 p.m. Idyllwild Library. • Holistic healing circle, 2-4 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat. • Ping Pong, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Town Hall. Thursday, Jan. 11 • Chess Club, 2-5 p.m. Idyllwild Library. • Ping Pong, 6:30-8 p.m. Town Hall. Friday, Jan. 12 • Paul Carman Duo (jazz sax & bass), 5:30-8:30 p.m. Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery. • Visual Arts Junior Show Opening Reception, 6-7 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. Saturday, Jan. 13 • Visual Arts Junior Show, noon-4 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. • Don & Dennis Reed (acoustic roots Americana music), 4-7 p.m. Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery. • Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Ameri-

can Legion Post 800. Monday, Jan. 15 • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. Tuesday, Jan. 16 • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. • Small orchestra rehearsal group, 1-3 p.m., Idyllwild Center for Spiritual Living. • Mahjong, 1-4 p.m.; “Run Lola Run” movie, French Fun on the Hill Club, 6-8 p.m. Idyllwild Library. • Pool Tournament, 6 p.m. American Legion Post 800.

Friday, Jan. 19 • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center; Music Student Recital: Jewel Chen, Sunny Liu, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lowman Concert Hall, Idyllwild Arts. • Jac Jacaruso (pop & soft rock guitar), 5:30-8:30 p.m. Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery.

Group, 10 a.m.-noon; Children's Storytime, “Mittens,” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Idyllwild Library. • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts.

20 years ago - 1998 It was announced that two gifts totaling $20,000 had almost doubled the Idyllwild Community Fund’s invested capital. The fund, estabTuesday, Jan. 23 Saturday, Jan. 20 lished in 1996 with an • Visual Arts Junior Show, • Visual Arts Junior Show,

noon-4 p.m. Parks Exhibi- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. tion Center, Idyllwild Arts. • Miles Thomas (soulful soft • Small orchestra rehears& pop rock guitar), 4-7 p.m. al group, 1-3 p.m., Idyllwild Middle Ridge Winery Tast- Center for Spiritual Living. ing Gallery. • Mahjong, 1-4 p.m.; NaWednesday, Jan. 17 • The Imagery of Words & ture & Science Program • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 Community Potluck, Art Al- with Ann Bowers, 6-8 p.m. a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition liance of Idyllwild, 5-8:30 Idyllwild Library. p.m. Town Hall. Center, Idyllwild Arts. • Pool Tournament, 6 p.m. American Legion Post 800. • Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Ameri• “Opal's Secret Code,” author Janie Lancaster, 1-3 p.m.; Fireside Book Club, Master gardeners available "The Little Paris Bookshop," 2-3 p.m. Idyllwild Library. The Riverside County Cooperative Extension has Thursday, Jan. 18 • Visual Arts Junior Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts. • Chess Club, 2-5 p.m. Idyllwild Library. • Ping Pong, 6:30-8 p.m. Town Hall.

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Residential

master gardeners available to answer questions. You can ask about how to save water in your landscape, what’s damaging your plants, how to make and use compost in your own backyard, what’s ailing your trees, or any gardening-related question. Calls are taken between 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday at 951-683-6491, ext. 231, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at 760-342-2511

10 years ago - 2008 Remi Shea Keefer, born at 12:19 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, was Idyllwild’s first baby of the new year. 5 years ago - 2013 Local business owners met at the Idyllwild Fire Station to discuss a range of options they could take to deter further commercial burglaries. 1 year ago - 2017 The Hill received nearly 2 inches of rain since New Year’s with more rain and possibly some snow in the forecast for the week.

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Family owned business dedicated to quality and customer service

Dignified • Caring • Professional Family Operated We Own & Operate Our Own Crematory

Wide Variety of On-Site Materials Available for Do-It-Yourselfers

• Complete Funeral Arrangements and Crematory Services • Pre-Arrangement Counseling • Out-Of-Town Arrangements • Riverside National Cemetery • Now Offering a Spacious Reception Room

15 years ago - 2003 About 65 peace activists gathered at the Tree Monument to protest a possible war with Iraq.

951-926-8148

Hemet Valley mortuary

Danette M. Moore

anonymous $10,000 gift, was set up to provide grants to local nonprofit organizations serving the community.

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After Hours Call 652-2744

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CREATURE CORNER By Janice Murasko Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats and dogs learned that 2018 is the Year of the Dog. Little Girl: What a great way to start the new year! Anabel: Please share. Little Girl: Both Alvin and Holly went to their forever homes last weekend. We are so happy for them! Anabel: And there is more good news, I hear. Mr. Gray: Yes, Boots has found her forever family. Little Girl: But did you hear about the two new canine ARF members? Mr. Gray: Well, I saw that the ARF humans Anabel were kind of emotional about them. Little Girl: Yes. The two Indigo dogs lost their guardian when she passed away last week. Sadly, she had Little Girl been unable to give them the care they’ve needed, so they are in the process Alvin of seeing veterinarians and, eventually, groomers. Mr. Gray: How sad, but how wonderful it is that ARF is giving them the love and care they need. Mr. Gray Pepper: I heard a very wonderful foster has opened her home to them. Pepper Little Girl: You heard right. So let me tell you about them. One is a senior Springer spaniel named Kate, and the other is a peppy little Chihuahua named Janey. They are both very affectionate and sweet. Pepper: Are they good with us felines? Little Girl: They are! And they are also good with other dogs. Mr. Gray: I bet once they’ve been given a clean bill of health, they’ll find forever homes in no time at all. Anabel: While there is a pause in dog adoptions, I hope humans will come in to meet us cats. Mr. Gray: Let’s all groom ourselves and get ready to put on a good show. Indigo: I always look good, but I get it. We need to show these humans how great we are. Little Girl: And how we will be such wonderful companions. Indigo: Wonderful companions, lap warmers, and entertainers. Be sure to keep up with the animal antics of “Days of Our Nine Lives” each week. And please stop in to say hello to the entire adoptable cast at the ARF House, 26890 Hwy. 243 on Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 10-2, or by appointment M-F by calling 951-659-1122. Creature Corner is sponsored in memory of Chi Chi.

So You Think You Know the Hill? By Jack Clark Contest judge

For the second week in a row, Rochelle Ainsworth was our only entrant and she got it right: the old carved squirrel guarding Fern Valley Emporium was the answer. So, once again, Rochelle wins this week’s prize without a drawing: a $20 gift certificate from the new Village Market good for anything in the store. Our sincere thanks to Village Market folk for their ongoing support. Now, where do you have to go to find what’s in this week’s photo? For entry to this column’s contests, please email me at jack@towncrier.com, if you can. (Much preferred.) Otherwise, enter however you can get it to me. One entry per household. Contest deadline: Monday noon. Not a race — correct entries go into a hat for a drawing. Full contest rules and guidelines available at the Town Crier office.

Soroptimists ask for donations

Soroptimist International of Idyllwild (www.siidyllwild.org) is encouraging the community to collect regular size soap, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, body wash, deodorant and lotion. Collected items will support the Soroptimists in assisting the Idyllwild HELP Center, which currently serves the needs of more than 600 people in our mountain community. In addition to these basic needs, as sponsors of the “Soroptimist Women’s Cabinet” located at the HELP Center, local Soroptimists also emphasize that donations of feminine products, including sanitary napkins, tampons, razors and panty liners, as well as toilet paper, are desperately needed. Contact Theresa Teel at thursa@gmail.com or Karen Doshier at 951-452-4599 to donate items mentioned.

Taxing work

If you are receiving Social Security and have extra income, you may wind up having to pay taxes on a portion of your benefits, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. AMAC says that you can work with your tax preparer to determine the exact amount of taxes you must pay using your Social Security Benefit Statement (Form SSA-1099/1042S). The Social Security Administration automatically sends that statement out to all benefit recipients each year.

Idyllwild Fire Capt. Alan Lott (left) and Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz together before Reitz opened the retirement ceremony for Lott on Saturday, Jan.6. Lott served 28 years with Idyllwild Fire and about 10 years with other departments before Idyllwild. PHOTO BY JP CRUMRINE

Churches & Spiritual Centers Directory of Idyllwild

Sunday Worship – 9:30 a.m. • Rev. Dr. J. Matthew Soeter Celebration: 5th grade & under during worship ~ Child care available • Wednesday: Men's Breakfast, 6:15 a.m. – Women’s Bible Study, 9 a.m.

Calvary Chapel Idyllwild

Queen of Angels Roman Catholic Church

Christian Science Church

Shiloh Christian Ministries

To Know Jesus Christ & Make Him Known Meeting at 10 am Sundays at Tahquitz Pines Camp, 55251 S. Circle Drive Tuesday Bible Study Pastor Earl Somerville: 714-333-7493

25970 Cedar St. at River Drive, 659-2511. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Service 10 a.m.; Wednesday meeting, 7 p.m. Christian Science Reading Room, in church building, open to the public, Wednesday, 6-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11a.m.-Noon.

Cross Road 243 Christian Fellowship 951-659-0097

Pastor Wally Boer • 29375 Hwy. 243, Mountain Center Sundays at 10:00 am - Worship service Children’s & Youth Ministries Weekly Bible Studies & Home Groups

Idyllwild Assembly of God

Every Sunday at 10am Idyllwild Town Hall, 25925 Cedar Street (951) 581-0012 • Everyone is welcome! Visit us on Facebook or at iagchurch.com

Idyllwild Community Church 54400 N. Circle Dr. 659-2935

54525 N. Circle Dr., P.O. Box 1106, Idyllwild, CA Father Charles E. Miller Mass Schedule: Tues.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.; Sat. 4 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. + 10 a.m.; Confession: Sat. 3:30 p.m. or by appt. 659-2708 ~ FULL GOSPEL ~

54295 Village Center Dr. Pastors Wayne & LaDonna Sleme 659-2416 Sunday Worship 10 am - Thurs. - Bible Study 6 pm Shiloh Christian Ministries announces the opening of their “Healing Prayer Room” on Dec. 3.

Idyllwild Center for Spiritual Living

54240 Ridgeview Dr., Ste. 104 (Courtyard Building) 659-3464 Classes - Weddings - Memorials Sunday service, 10:00 a.m.

gh’s Episcopal Church St.Rev.HuDaniel Rondeau • Sunday Service, 10:00 am An Anglican House of Prayer for all people

25525 Tahquitz Dr. (in Fern Valley off South Circle Dr.) Phone (951) 659-4471

Idyllwild Bible Church

Temple Har Shalom of Idyllwild

Sunday Worship & Nursery Care, 9 a.m. Sunday Worship, Nursery Care & Sunday School, 10:45 a.m.

Erev Shabbat: Friday January 12, 6 P.M. Dairy potluck dinner Shabbat morning: Study session 9:30 A.M. Coffee and bagels. Services held at St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Taquitz Drive

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25860 Highway 243, Pastor Tim Westcott. A Family Friendly Bible Based Fellowship.

Mid-week Bible Studies & Youth Groups. Call Church Office for Information. 659-4775

Rabbi Malka Drucker

951 468-0004 • templeharshalomofidyllwild@gmail.com

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