Historic Newspaper Archives

July 12, 1986 featured image

Found: peace and quiet

But most of the 69,000 residents choose to live in the arid High Desert communities for the same reasons their predecessors did. Here they find pristine beauty, solitude, clean air and a place to live life the way they want.
Oct. 19, 1986 - the Pittsburgh Press Sun - featured image

The Pittsburgh Press Sun Oct 19 1986

Pioneertown, in the "high desert" above Palm Springs, got its start as a permanent set for cowboy-western movies. About 150 were filmed there, including such classics as "Annie Oakley," "The Cisco Kid" and the Hopalong Cassidy" series.