65 years ago - 1950
In order to share responsibility for Town Hall, various organizations were planning to put on benefits for upkeep of the community building.
55 years ago - 1960
It was announced that Mt. San Jacinto State Park was included in Gov. Edmund G. Brown’s proposed state budget that called for appropriation of $93,000 to be used to acquire land in the Stone Creek area.
35 years ago - 1980
Desert Sun School’s student musical touring company, which had been presenting “Godspell” throughout California and Nevada, returned to Idyllwild to perform for the local community.
30 years ago - 1985
The Hill was buried in snow, but plans were being made for a summer celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park on June 19.
20 years ago - 1995
Parents, teachers and administrators at Idyllwild School were finalizing plans for a fund-raising campaign to provide the school’s playground with new equipment. At the time, the playground had only one swing set.
15 years ago - 2000
After standing vacant for about a year, the Paradise Corner Cafe reopened its doors at the corner of highways 74 and 371 in Garner Valley.
10 years ago - 2005
Idyllwild School eighth-grader Max Connif placed second in the Hemet Unified School District Spelling Bee for the second time in three years.
5 years ago - 2010
The Hemet Unified School District had a projected fiscal 2010-11 budget deficit of about $19.7 million. HUSD negotiators said a 7-percent salary reduction across the board would reduce the deficit by more than half.
1 year ago - 2014
On Monday, Feb. 3, Robert Garcia, owner of La Casita Restaurant located at 54650 N. Circle Dr., discovered that one of the deer that was part of the “Deer Sightings” project had been stolen.