Past Tense: August 27, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Lora Steere, nationally known sculptress, conducted the first class at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts. 60 years ago...

Past Tense: May 2, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 A handful of energetic men, women and children scrambled up and down Strawberry Creek, building little dams. The purpose was...

Past Tense: July 23, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The local square dance class completed nine lessons, which was the complete course, in one week. Then it announced it...

Past Tense: June 27, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Movie star Tim Holt was in town with a film company shooting a western picture in Garner Valley. He brought...

Past Tense: Nov. 24, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 Mrs. Huston at the Cedars Cafe in Fern Valley beside Strawberry Creek advertised that she wanted to trade a...

Past Tense: September 3, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Angling in the area had never been so good. More than 9,000 catchable-sized trout had been planted in lakes Hemet...

Past Tense: May 4, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 Work began on a new bridge across Strawberry Creek at Fern Valley Corners, replacing a 25-year-old wooden structure. 60 years ago...

Past Tense: Jan. 12, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Pop Groom leased land above Pine Cove where Haigh and Weller were logging for a winter sports area. 60 years...

Past Tense: July 20, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  Town Crier visited the Kretsingers: “In the front room, a rehearsal of the Mounted Music Makers was in process. Jean...

Past tense: June 26, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 A public swimming pool was opened in the center of town on the site of the old Sportland.   60 years ago...

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