Past Tense: June 21, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Fred Patton revealed he was smuggled into this area. “Back in 1895,” he recalled, “a man stole me from...

Past Tense: June 14, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 MGM was filming “Desperate Search” around Lake Hemet, starring Jane Greer, Howard Keel and Keenan Wynn. The company headquartered at...

Off the Main Roads: Out-of-the-box hiking gear …

Over the years, we hikers all accumulate a closet of gear that we know we can depend on. The obvious items are pretty much...

Creature Corner: June 14, 2012

Are you ready to play? I am! My name is Molly II, too that is, because I always want to go too, wherever it...

Fire and Forest: Wildland fire ethic …

May and June see lots of clean-up work as people on the mountain make sure their homes meet fire safety codes and are ready...

Before Our Time: Idyllwild’s SMASH! …

With playground construction underway at our future community center, it’s appropriate to recall the Wright family compound that occupied the site for more than...

Creature Corner: June 7, 2012

Paws up to Mr. Tucker, our Basenji mix, who wagged his way right into his new humans’ hearts. As well as to Romeo, our...

Past Tense: June 7, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 A wave of ladybugs buzzed through the village, coming out of hibernation. Somebody proposed an annual village lottery on...

Creature Corner: May 31, 2012

It was an exciting week keeping up with you Fred. And now your search is over and you can rest your paws. Our Airedale-Irish...

Past Tense: May 31, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 It was school board election time, but none of the five people nominated was a registered voter. It was...
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