Past Tense: 11.28.2013

65 years ago - 1948 Hollywood came to Idyllwild when the Rustic Theatre presented the first showing of “One Sunday Afternoon,” starring Dennis Morgan. Morgan...

Past Tense: March 3, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Snow plows were busy with a 2-foot snowfall. 60 years ago - 1956 Chamber Membership Chair Glenn Froehlich reported that reaching the...

Past Tense: May 2, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 A handful of energetic men, women and children scrambled up and down Strawberry Creek, building little dams. The purpose was...

Past Tense: Oct. 11, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Volunteers were busy finishing the interior of the Catholic Church in knotty pine.   55 years ago - 1957 Celebrating Fire Protection Week,...

Past Tense: July 14, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Residents reported ice one morning when the temperature dropped to the 30s. 60 years ago - 1956 About 300 people jammed Town...

News of Record: July 12, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 A surprised carpenter, visiting from Pomona, won a new Ford in the Gold Strike celebration. His winning ticket was pulled...

Past Tense: April 12, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier noted evidence that the dog population was getting out of hand: “Many pets are apparently dissatisfied with...

Past Tense: December 15, 2016

60 years ago - 1956  Former California Attorney General Robert Kenny was in town paying a visit to his former business associate, Hazel Cress. 55 years...

Past Tense: 11.21.2013

65 years ago - 1948 Directors of the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce voted to “reforest” the San Jacinto Mountains with Sequoia Giganteas.   60 years ago -...

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...
s2Member®