Past Tense: November 19, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Plans for state riding and hiking trails received a boost when Hector Switzer inspected portions of the local trail system...

Past Tense: August 13, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Trail improvements, the stringing of a phone line from Tahquitz Peak to Round Valley, campsite maintenance and the building of...

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: September 24, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Upon completion of the architectural drawings for the workshops and studios of the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts,...

Past Tense: September 5, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 “Don’t look for the Town Crier next week,” advised the editor. “We’re skipping every other week to do our winter...

Past Tense: June 18, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A new layout for the Idyllwild brochure was planned at a meeting of the Chamber’s Businessmen’s Committee. 60 years ago -...

Past Tense: August 3, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  A new telephone service was inaugurated, offering six trunk lines to Hemet. 65 years ago - 1952 Paul and Mary Gormley were...

Past Tense: Jan. 17, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Idyllwild was deciding if it should join the Hemet School District. 60 years ago - 1953 Martin Aguirre was in charge...

Past Tense: July 19, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Ernie Maxwell, in a demur bathing suit of the 1890s complete with black stockings, limped into third place in...

Past Tense: April 2, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Bob and Lee Luck, having sold their home, planned to turn over the operation of the Hill’s telephone service to...
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