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: August 20, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Les Selander was directing a Western film in Idyllwild with “so many cowhands in jingling spurs clomping through the village.” 60...

Past Tense: August 13, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Trail improvements, the stringing of a phone line from Tahquitz Peak to Round Valley, campsite maintenance and the building of...

Past Tense: August 6, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The director of ISOMATA (now Idyllwild Arts) announced that a four-week workshop session was canceled because a number of the...

Past Tense: July 30, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Hill motorists, children and inexperienced horsemen “unaccustomed to city streets” were warned to be careful during the busy vacation time. 60...

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: July 16, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Realtors were advertising cabins with fireplaces for $3,750 and acre-sized lots for $1,250. 60 years ago - 1955 C.L. Emerson died in...

Past Tense: July 9, 2015

Idyllwild Fourth of July Parade

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 -...
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