Past Tense: February 25, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Ideas for community betterment were discussed at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. Among the suggestions offered: youth projects and recreation...

Past Tense: Feb. 9, 2012

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

Past Tense: April 5, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Chess and bridge were favorite features of evenings at Idyllwild Inn. 65 years ago - 1953 Nearly 30 members had signed up...

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: August 6, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The director of ISOMATA (now Idyllwild Arts) announced that a four-week workshop session was canceled because a number of the...

Past Tense: Nov. 10, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 The E.H. Kincaides bought the Cole house nearing completion on the corner of River Drive. 60 years ago - 1951...

Past Tense: August 23, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 At long last, a suitable place was found for a mountain branch of the county library — a small building...

Readers Write: A valuable lesson

Editor: Last Tuesday evening at an Indio peace vigil against racism and gun violence, I learned the depth...

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: 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...
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