Past Tense: November 6, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 The Town Crier was starting its fourth year publishing a newspaper on the Hill.   60 years ago - 1954 An open meeting...

Past Tense: April 27, 2017

50 years ago – 1967 County supervisors approved a request from the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce for the relocation of butane space heaters at Town...

Past Tense: April 7, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Ranchers and property owners in the Anza Valley organized an electric cooperative to bring electricity to 300,000 agricultural acres. 60 years...

Past Tense: August 18, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Dutton’s Corner Store, owned by Leigh and Maggie Dutton, opened its doors at Fern Valley Corners on the site of...

Past Tense: Nov. 17, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 The new electrical substation was almost ready for service. It was expected to greatly improve power service for the Hill. 55...

Past Tense: August 4, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 At a joint Chamber and Lions Club committee meeting, members announced plans for a community recreation program the Lions would...

Past Tense: May 26, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Sportland, in the village center, put up umbrella tables outside by the pool. 60 years ago - 1956 Seven students graduated from...

Past Tense: April 6, 2017

60 years ago - 1957 Bee Krone composed the song “Let’s Keep America Beautiful,” and Philippe Buhler composed music for a string quartet that...

Past Tense: September 29, 2016

60 years ago - 1956 Local Forest Service firefighters had a harrowing close call as they fought a 10,500-acre inferno after  a jet crashed in...

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...
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