Past Tense: August 9, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The district school board accepted a bid of $80,272 for a new Idyllwild School building. Work was to be completed...

Past Tense: August 2, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Formal opening ceremonies were to be held to mark the completion of the Banning-Idyllwild Highway. 65 years ago - 1953 The U.S....

Past Tense: July 19, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Ernie Maxwell, in a demur bathing suit of the 1890s complete with black stockings, limped into third place in...

News of Record: July 12, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 A surprised carpenter, visiting from Pomona, won a new Ford in the Gold Strike celebration. His winning ticket was pulled...

Past Tense: July 5, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Five new street lights were installed in Pine Cove by the Improvement Club. 65 years ago - 1953 Paul and Alma Wood...

Past Tense: June 28, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Movie star Tim Holt was in town with a film company shooting a western picture in Garner Valley. He brought...

Past Tense: June 21, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Bill Butler’s masterpiece, a huge totem pole, was about to be installed in front of the Idyllwild Inn. The pole...

Past Tense: June 14, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Pala Indians had predicted 11 days of rain in May, but none fell. 65 years ago - 1953 Volunteers were asked to...

Past Tense: June 7, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Due to error, Dick Elliott’s name was omitted from the ballot in the school district election. But the diligence of...

Past Tense: May 24, 2018

65 years ago - 1953 Woodland Park Manor held an open house inviting the community to inspect its completely furnished units. Accommodation rates were $10...
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