Past Tense: Feb. 16.2012

55 years ago – 1957 Police called off the search for Stephen D. Gallagher, who was reported missing while hiking in Tahquitz Canyon. All that...

Past Tense: Feb. 9, 2012

55 years ago – 1957 US Marines from Camp Pendleton moved into the Dark Canyon-Pine Flats area to begin a series of winter maneuver operations...

Past Tense: Feb. 2, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 The highlight of the week was Mike and Dorothy Michelsen opening their long awaited Fern Valley Market. The opening...

Past Tense: Jan. 26, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 The Chamber of Commerce announced that a deputy sheriff would be assigned to the area, and a new switchboard...

Past Tense: Jan. 19, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 There were 300 families living year-round in the area. 60 years ago - 1952 Movie shows at Hillbilly Lodge ended...

Past Tense: Jan. 12, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Pop Groom leased land above Pine Cove where Haigh and Weller were logging for a winter sports area. 60 years...

Past Tense: Dec. 22, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 Harold Sanborn, chair of the Chamber building committee, announced that every Friday was to be Labor Day. Lenny Poates...

Past Tense: Dec. 15, 2011

55 years ago - 1956 Former California Attorney General Robert Kenny was in town paying a visit to his former business associate, Hazel Cress. 50...

Past Tense: Dec. 2, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Thanksgiving was followed by a beautiful snow fall that left 3 inches in Idyllwild and 8 inches in Tahquitz...

Past Tense: Dec. 1, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 Mrs. Huston at the Cedars Cafe in Fern Valley, beside Strawberry Creek, advertised that she wanted to trade a...
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