Past Tense: October 29, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The Idyllwild Lions Club pledged to buy an extra U.S. Defense Bond in tribute to the 40th Infantry Division. 60 years...

Past Tense: October 22, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Hunter McConnell, co-chairman of the local Disaster Committee, announced that he was accepting volunteers for lookout or fire-watching duty. About...

Past Tense: October 15, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A Town Crier story, “We’re News in New York,” informed readers that a recent New York Herald editorial urged Secretary...

Past Tense: October 8, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The Fern Valley Lodge was selling “fine dinners” for only $1 per meal. 60 years ago - 1955 Hemet Unified School District...

Past Tense: October 1, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Plans for state riding and hiking trails received a boost when portions of the local trail system were inspected and...

Past Tense: September 24, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Upon completion of the architectural drawings for the workshops and studios of the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts,...

Past Tense: September 17, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Because of the increasing mountain population and the heavier downstream needs, it was estimated that the community would soon need...

Past Tense: September 10, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A new attraction at the Labor Day carnival was Zeke’s hayride. A team of six horses pulled the wagon and...

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: 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...
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