Past Tense: July 2, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Census counted 604  permanent residents in  Idyllwild, Mountain Center and Pine Cove. 60 years ago - 1955 Chamber of Commerce trustees met...

Past Tense: June 25, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Cliff Campbell was running trail rides into the back country from his corrals at the Idyllwild Dairy. 60 years ago -...

Off the Main Roads: Old friends, new places …

It was a great morning. Fluffy omelets, multiple refills of rich, dark coffee, and a chance to reconnect with old friends under tropical skies....

Past Tense: June 18, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A new layout for the Idyllwild brochure was planned at a meeting of the Chamber’s Businessmen’s Committee. 60 years ago -...

Creature Corner: June 18, 2015

Paws up to all the four leggeds who have found their forever homes. Canines first. Peeta has new digs and a new name and...

Past Tense: June 11, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The town was filled with movie stars as Audie Murphy and Marguerite Chapman headed up the cast for “Kansas Raider,”...

Creature Corner: June 11, 2015

Paws up to all the four-leggeds who have found their forever homes. Canines first: Peeta has new digs and a new name and is now...

Journal from the James: The cute season …

In our previous column we mentioned that springtime is a time of preparation for the season of abundance: summer. The emergence of insects and...

Before Our Time: A long history in Fuller Mill …

One of my favorite bits of mountain lore is the sad saga of Charles Beverly Hughes. Eldest son of a clergyman in the mountains of...

Past Tense: June 4, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Ernie Maxwell reported that he had to get his long johns back out as June started with snow and cold...
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