Past Tense: January 18, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Idyllwild was deciding if it should join the Hemet School District. 65 years ago - 1953 Martin Aguirre was in charge of...

Past Tense: Aug. 16, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 The Idyllwild School District faced a crisis. There wasn’t enough room to accommodate the anticipated enrollment of 125 kids. •...

Past Tense: Feb. 16.2012

55 years ago – 1957 Police called off the search for Stephen D. Gallagher, who was reported missing while hiking in Tahquitz Canyon. All that...

Past Tense: Feb. 26, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Eleanor Johnson’s long-cherished project of beautifying Village Circle got underway. 60 years ago - 1955 Ted Belden filed a patent on the...

Past Tense: March 15, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Dr. M.M. Null announced that he had hundreds of small sequoias to be given to residents and property owners free...

Past tense: July 24, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Street lights came to Fern Valley Corners.   60 years ago - 1954 Members of the Riverside Community Settlement Association were the first...

Past Tense: May 10, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Fern Valley Mutual Water Company installed a 420,000-gallon water tank on Strawberry Creek. 65 years ago - 1953 A record-breaking crowd of...

Past Tense: December 27, 2018

In December 1960, employees of Dean’s Tree Service decorate the top of the Community Christmas tree, a 40-foot white fir transplanted...

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: June 26, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 A public swimming pool was opened in the center of town on the site of the old Sportland.   60 years ago...
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