Past Tense: September 21, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 Enrollment when Idyll-wild Elementary School opened in the fall was 72 students. 60 years ago - 1957 Deer season opened on a...

Past Tense: May 19, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Opening of trout season was marred by severe weather and tragedy. Ten camping parties had to be rescued from Dark...

Past Tense: Feb. 9, 2017

60 years ago – 1957 U.S. Marines from Camp Pendleton moved into the Dark Canyon-Pine Flats area to begin a series of winter maneuver...

Past Tense: Aug. 15, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 More than 100 people attended the town’s Old Time Dance. 60 years ago - 1953 An electrical storm roared through the night,...

Past Tense: July 26, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Capt. Carmen Durrance, international president of NIP, was on the Hill. NIP stands for Not Important People. The organization was...

Past Tense: Oct. 18, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce directors voted to “reforest” the San Jacinto Mountains with Sequoia Giganteas. 65 years ago - 1953 ...

Past Tense: August 3, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  A new telephone service was inaugurated, offering six trunk lines to Hemet. 65 years ago - 1952 Paul and Mary Gormley were...

Past Tense: Sept. 15, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 A county road crew was erecting concrete walls for a new bridge over Strawberry Creek at Fern Valley corners. 55...

Past Tense: Oct. 6, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 With only a couple of deer season weeks left, just 94 bucks had been shot locally, compared to 193 in...

Past Tense: Nov. 24, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 Mrs. Huston at the Cedars Cafe in Fern Valley beside Strawberry Creek advertised that she wanted to trade a...
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