Golden Stallion has made Pioneertown famous for finest Chinese food in the state. There is plenty to see at Pioneertown besides this outstanding eating place. The entire town is built for shooting motion pictures. Buildings have been copied from original old west streets. The Golden Stallion is open every day in the week except Monday, 12 noon to 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday nights.
Pioneertown, once the dream of movies to reproduce the western scene goes on the auction block today, Dec. 17. Here’s a chance to buy a whole town and revise its former glory as a replica of old West when pounding hoofs on main street and shots from the Red Dog marked its gay career.
The lead car carried the slogan “We Want a Road to Big Bear,” and cars carried banners for their own villages. Civic leaders and members of the Associated Chambers of Commerce who handled the caravan were: Ted Richardson of Twentynine Palms, President of the Associated Chambers; Marty Dodge, secretary, of Joshua Tree; and Jules Boltazar, chairman of the caravan of Yucca Valley.
Every community and city in Desertland California is invited to take part in the Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge that introduces the 19th hole—35 miles of rugged, desert mesa and mountain obstacles.
Take Pioneertown, near Yucca Valley, a very small community, with stores and businesses one can count on one hand. It has its own newspaper; “Jackass Mail.” Type is hand set. The four column five page paper is small but July 1 weekend 500 persons bought every single copy at 15 cents.
Shown getting in shape for the Aug. 5 start of the Pioneertown to Big Bear Burro Derby is Lio Pedrezzano of Desert Hot Springs, a veteran mule pusher in these events. The burros and their drivers leave Pioneertown Aug. 5 with stops scheduled at Yucca Valley, Landers and Lucerne Valley before reaching Big Bear Aug. 7. The wrangler must lead, push and shove the obstreperous burro over much of the rugged terrain.
The executive committee of the Pioneer Loop Organization Will meet at 7:30 tonight (April 21) at the San Gorgonio Savings and Loan Assn. conference room at Banning. Agenda includes discussion of bylaws, appointments of a nominating committee for both active and honorary officers and board of directors.
Pioneer Pass Road, from the Twentynine Palms Highway through Yucca Valley and Pioneertown to Big Bear has long been the dreams of both the low and high desert residents.
Led by Dr. and Mrs Richard Nahhas local residents journeyed by caravan to the Pioneer Loop Assn’s recent meeting at Big Bear. They took the back road from Pioneertown to dramatize the need for a Pioneertown to Big Bear highway, part of a new scenic drive from the low to high desert.