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...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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...
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