Past Tense: March 15, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Fire quickly burned more than an acre on the mountainside below Suicide Rock. The snow was too deep to allow...

Past Tense: March 8, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The proprietor of Thorn’s General Store, Pine Cove, advertised, “I’ll sell you stuff if you’ll hunt me up. It’s too...

Readers Write: To Barry J. Fox

Editor: To the gentleman who requested chiropractors cover veterans in Idyllwild: When I read your letter in the Town Crier asking chiropractors to join the...

Past Tense: March 1, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 With the Southern California Council of Camera Clubs about to visit the Hill, local folk were urged to look...

Past Tense: February 22, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 For the PTA Founders’ Day tea, mothers were asked to bring pennies to match their age. They were permitted, however,...

Past Tense: February 15, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Saturday was designated Idyllwild Day at the County Fair and Date Festival. Idyllwild had a booth containing a chukker partridge...

Past Tense: February 8, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The two-man Forest Service staff, Ranger Don Bauer and Fire Control Assistant Bill Hersh, hiked six hours to Martinez Mountain...

Past Tense: Feb. 1, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier reported that lots of kids in town had chicken pox. 65 years ago - 1953 William Courtney, a Los...

Past Tense: January 25, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Idyllwild’s barber Bert Playle moved away, leaving local men mourning. There were still three beauty operators to take care of...

Past Tense: January 18, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Idyllwild was deciding if it should join the Hemet School District. 65 years ago - 1953 Martin Aguirre was in charge of...
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