Past Tense: December 22, 2016

65 years ago - 1951  The Lions Club viewed Korean War combat films at Fern Valley Lodge. The movies showed U.S. Marines withdrawing from Chosin. 60...

Past Tense: December 15, 2016

60 years ago - 1956  Former California Attorney General Robert Kenny was in town paying a visit to his former business associate, Hazel Cress. 55 years...

Past Tense: December 8, 2016

60 years ago - 1956  The newly organized Pine Cove County Water District planned to ask voters to approve a $110,000 bond issue to purchase...

Past Tense: December 1, 2016

55 years ago - 1961  The Forest Service conducted an inventory of timber in the May Valley area where a critical insect problem exsisted to...

Past Tense: November 24, 2016

65 years ago - 1951  Television was coming to the Hill, and folks were not attending meetings as they had been. Jay Gifford, civic worker,...

Past Tense: November 17, 2016

  60 years ago - 1956  Some Banning youngsters took a one-day outdoor education course at the Arts Foundation. One of them later wrote the instructor...

Past Tense: November 10, 2016

65 years ago - 1951  Building started on the new Idyllwild Motel, a 10-unit structure on Pine Crest behind La Cantina. 60 years ago - 1956  An...

Past Tense: November 3, 2016

70 years ago - 1946 Ernie and Betty Maxwell founded the Town Crier in the attic of their home using a mimeograph and handwritten headlines. 60...

Past Tense: October 27, 2016

60 years ago - 1956 The Town Crier threw a 10th-anniversary potluck celebration at Town Hall. Everyone was invited to come and “talk over old...

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