Past Tense: November 24, 2016

65 years ago - 1951  Television was coming to the Hill, and folks were not attending meetings as they had been. Jay Gifford, civic worker,...

Past Tense: April 28, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 A summer drought was anticipated all over Southern California; consequently, water rationing was being discussed. The Town Crier urged the ...

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: August 31, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  Fifty people gathered at Dutch Flat to witness the christening of a well for the Idyllwild Water Company. At the...

Past Tense: June 9, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The first services were held in the new Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. 60 years ago - 1956 The Idyllwild County Water District...

Past Tense: November 10, 2016

65 years ago - 1951  Building started on the new Idyllwild Motel, a 10-unit structure on Pine Crest behind La Cantina. 60 years ago - 1956  An...

Past Tense: July 7, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Inie Wilson was in charge of Town Hall maintenance. 60 years ago - 1956 Pine Cove residents voted to form the Pine...

Past Tense: March 23, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 The Chamber of Commerce boasted 66 business members and 223 nonbusiness members. 60 years ago - 1957 The Forest Service reported the...

Past Tense: October 27, 2016

60 years ago - 1956 The Town Crier threw a 10th-anniversary potluck celebration at Town Hall. Everyone was invited to come and “talk over old...

Past Tense: February 18, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The Lions Club was making plans to construct a children’s playground adjacent to Town Hall. 60 years ago - 1956 It was...
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