A short-subject motion picture is being filmed at Pioneertown on Sunday, December 14, and many celebrities will be on hand for the shooting, including Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, the Sons of the Pioneers and many others. Special quarter-horse races and other rodeo events.
With the last link of approximately two and a quarter miles rapidly being closed, a new short cut from Pioneertown to Big Bear Valley will be completed by summer and the mountain area it will be brought to within 65 miles of the Village, according to W. E. Schmidt, of Rattlesnake Gulch, a pioneer of the mountain area.
The era of the burro, the Grubstake and the diamond hitch is gone, superseded now by a wave of smooth talking man is shiny cars pitching camp in flamboyant real estate offices with billboards to the right and billboards to the left.
A swarm of newcomers to these parts, mostly promoters from Hollywood, are beating the sage brush here–making out lots, surveying roads and drawing up glamorous plans for proposed clubhouses, airports, swimming pools, apartment hotels and the like.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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