Past Tense: May 1, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 A crew of 70 RKO people descended on the Idyllwild Inn. They were to shoot location scenes for a Tim...

Past Tense: April 18, 2019

Oland “Ole” Eickmann showed his pride in the care of the original log cabin building in the Elementary School complex. Earthquake-unsafe...

Past Tense: September 28, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 Extra game wardens were assigned to the mountains as deer season opened. A record crowd of hunters was anticipated. 60 years...

Past Tense: Feb. 23, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Townsfolk were invited to a premiere showing of “Ballad of Idyllwild,” a movie made on the campus of ISOMATA ...

Past Tense: March 21, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Fern Valley residents were about to vote on a $250,000 bond issue to purchase the Fern Valley Mutual Water System. ...

Past Tense: October 16, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 In a playoff in Palms Springs, Butler’s Nutcrackers defeated the Register Ragdolls to become Women’s Bowling League champs.   60 years ago...

Past Tense: December 18, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Word from Tahquitz Peak Lookout was that Jess Southwell’s Thanksgiving dinner consisted of three strips of bacon, a bowl of...

Past Tense: October 22, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Hunter McConnell, co-chairman of the local Disaster Committee, announced that he was accepting volunteers for lookout or fire-watching duty. About...

Past Tense: Sept. 25, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 The Lucks, who manned the community telephone switchboard, figured the average number of calls serviced daily during the summer was...
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