Past Tense: 11.28.2013

65 years ago - 1948 Hollywood came to Idyllwild when the Rustic Theatre presented the first showing of “One Sunday Afternoon,” starring Dennis Morgan. Morgan...

Creature Corner: July 6, 2017

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” the cats discussed their finer qualities. Bobbie:  Well, that didn’t last long. Audrey: What didn’t last long? Bobbie:  Not...

Readers Write: Africanized bees come to Idyllwild

Editor: We discovered the bees swarming in our backyard on Sunday, Aug. 5. There were hundreds of them flying wildly below the branches of a...

Past Tense: August 28, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 The fire chief  begged eager, would-be volunteers not to jump on the fire truck when it was on the way...

Journal from the James: Solving the mystery of the bird family...

Greetings and best holiday wishes from the James Reserve. In our last column, John gave you a peek into the world of mountain lions....

Bobbie Rants …

By Bobbie Glasheen Several years ago, I watched Johnny Depp interviewed by James Lipton on “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” My love was put to the test....

Fashion Jack: Loud pants & bad hair …

By Jack Clark Fashion Correspondent Q. My husband always buys the loudest, most gosh-awful, garish-looking pants imaginable. What can I do? - Matilda Anne, Pine Cove A....

Fashion Jack: Buttoning & laundry socks

Q. Sometimes I get my shirt buttons in the wrong button holes so that I end up with one side of my shirt front...

Before Our Time: Village center …

In a place that changes as slowly as Idyllwild, what’s new about a New Year? Seven years ago it was the imminent opening...

Fire and Forest: Weather obstructs; town hall meeting coming …

We had really bad luck in scheduling our Fire Prevention Muster, which just happened to fall on the only day in months with cold...
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