Past Tense: July 19, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Town Crier visited the Kretsingers: “In the front room, a rehearsal of the Mounted Music Makers was in process....

Past Tense: July 12, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 A big celebration was planned to complete the community building, with Norma Sanborn in charge of the dance and...

Past Tense: July 5, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Evie Kretsinger passed on a comment on TV: “Before the dawn of civilization, primitive man ate raw meat in dark...

Past Tense: June 28, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 It was announced that whoever was nearest the button would blow the fire siren daily at noon. No guarantee...

Past Tense: June 21, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Fred Patton revealed he was smuggled into this area. “Back in 1895,” he recalled, “a man stole me from...

Past Tense: June 14, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 MGM was filming “Desperate Search” around Lake Hemet, starring Jane Greer, Howard Keel and Keenan Wynn. The company headquartered at...

Past Tense: June 7, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 A wave of ladybugs buzzed through the village, coming out of hibernation. Somebody proposed an annual village lottery on...

Past Tense: May 31, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 It was school board election time, but none of the five people nominated was a registered voter. It was...

Past Tense: May 17, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 A meeting was announced to consider school unification. Under the proposal, Idyllwild’s school would be combined with the Hemet-San Jacinto...

Past Tense: May 10, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 The Izaak Walton League agreed to spend $20 on trees and flowering shrubs for a school landscaping program. 55 years ago...
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