Past tense: May 28, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Audie Murphy’s film, “The Kid from Texas,” was playing at the Rustic Theatre. It was shot the previous year on...

Past Tense: August 10, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  Fern Valley Garage advertised “Expert Repair Service, Greeting Cards, Gift Wrappings.” • • • Electric power was on its way to Pine...

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: Feb. 27, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 There were heated arguments at the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce meeting regarding whether the Chamber acted properly in endorsing plans...

Past Tense: April 10, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 More tracks of the mountain lion previously sighted around Ernie Maxwell’s cabin were spotted. The visitor seemed to be more...

Past Tense: January 4, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 A Christmas fire at the dump caught many firemen in their Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes. Swede Pitt tramped among the the burning...

Past Tense: March 30, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 The Kretsingers wrote from Nebraska, very homesick for Idyllwild. • • • The congregation of the Community Church accepted Rev. Warner’s resignation. 60...

Past Tense: October 8, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The Fern Valley Lodge was selling “fine dinners” for only $1 per meal. 60 years ago - 1955 Hemet Unified School District...

Past Tense: June 23, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Rev. Donald Warner conducted the services at the official opening of the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. 60 years ago - 1956 Customers...

Past Tense: Feb. 1, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier reported that lots of kids in town had chicken pox. 65 years ago - 1953 William Courtney, a Los...
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