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Out-of-Town Venture Prompts Resignation Of Optimist Member

Williams sent a letter to the club which was read at their Wednesday noon meeting in the Colonial Room of the First Cabin. The real estate man said in the letter he is resigning to devote his time to his new business interest in Pioneertown.

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Hollywood

Jun. 11, 1948 – Tampa Bay Times

Bud Abbott has bought twenty acres of land at Pioneertown, the new desert resort near Palm Springs. He plans to build a swank dude ranch on the site.

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Development

Yucca Valley Group Petitions
State for Burns Creek Water

Pioneertown corporation of Yucca Valley has made an application to the state department of public works, division of water resources, to appropriate one half cubic foot per second of water from Burns Creek, tributary to PEPS creek on the Mojave desert, for domestic purposes, the department announced.

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Pioneertown Expansion Announced At Resort in Hills

Pioneertown, a mountain community about 6O miles from Palm Springs, has recently added 12,000 acres to its original holdings of 13,000 acres and is opening its third subdivision. Executives of the Pioneertown corporation also have announced that a utility company will bring in electrical power lines within the next 60 days to replace the corporation’s own generating plant.

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Redlands Man Seeks Water
From Bennett Springs

The division has also received an application of the Pioneertown corporation of Yucca Valley to appropriate 20,000 gallons per day from Burns Creek, Tributary to Pipes creek, for domestic purposes, to the cost an estimated $47,500, and that of Richard D. Rutledge of for the mastic water from Mesquite Springs, tributary to Seales lake bed. The work will cost an estimated $1000.

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County Still Has 12
One-Room Schoolhouses

The county also has two emergency schools one with three teachers between Daggett and Newberry, and a single-teacher at Pioneertown in the Twentynine Palms area. Emergency schools are provided in areas in which the districts already has levied its maximum tax rate, and it spots too far away from established schools.

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Hollywood

Studio Selects Pioneertown
for Production Site

Plans for the permanent location of a motion picture studio in Pioneertown, west of Twentynine Palm, we’re disclosed at a meeting of the San Bernardino County board of supervisors by Dick Curtis, president and general manager of Pioneertown Inc.

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Hollywood

Movies Humming
At Pioneertown

Pioneertown, up in the San Bernardino mountains across the desert from Palm Springs is going to boom. It is a beehive of activity today with movie sets rolling in at better than a truck a day.

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Movie People Build Town In Desert Wastes

Representing an investment of $600,000 and with a present population of 300 to 350 persons, Pioneertown, to the eye, is a typical frontier community of early wild-West days. It’s one business thoroughfare, specifically called Mane Street, is lined on both sides by commercial establishments of various kinds.

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Hollywood

Cisco Kid Finds a Home
In Permanent Pioneertown

The Cisco kid has found a permanent home for himself and for his sidekicks. It’s a brand-new community as communities go named Pioneertown, located in the San Bernardino Mountains some 125 miles southeast of Hollywood, and thereby hangs a tale.
Founded more than a year ago by some young Californians as a mountain-desert resort, Pioneertown as all the advantages of superb mountain scenery, bracing desert climate and meet on untouched beauty of the region.