HOLLYWOOD–One of the first civilian fliers to have the new electronic auto-pilot installed on his plane is Gene Autry, who depends on his twin-engined Beechcraft for all of his extensive traveling.
By HESTER DOWNING Here we are back with a little news of the “goings on” in and around Pioneertown. We all welcomed the opening of the Golden Stallion Saturday after their two-month vacation. Of course, your genial host, Frank Gee, has been busy getting the dining room redecorated and all spic and span. Sunday evening […]
l am so sorry to have “batted a miss” on last week’s news. Fact is, l collapsed. hind friends rushed in, put me to bed,— and wouldn’t let me up. Grateful to all for their ‘aids’. I especially want to mention: THANKS to Rosalie and John McLain, who tried to get me into their car […]
A dispute between Pioneertown-Rimrock residents and Golden Empire over water company rights, has been laid in the lap of the state Public Utilities Commission. This action was brought by the filing of a complaint by Anthony D. Colby against Pioneertown Utilities Co. Representing a group of resident property owners in Pioneertown, Colby seeks to discover […]
Santa Claus came down Pioneertown’s Mane Street in a covered wagon on December 25, 1947. Pioneertown wasn’t a year old yet, but it was bustling with building and plans. The population had almost reached its peak… there ‘were about 300 people, 68 horses, 43 dogs, 29 cats, 4 canaries, 2 Love Birds and 1 parrot. Eight shops had been built along Mane Street and half a dozen homes had been completed around town. There were a few more homes and a motel in Rimrock.
The festival will feature an art show, chuckwagon dinner, Western dancing, mini-rodeo, several Western melodramas and related Western activities for artists, art patrons, families and the general public.
Firefighters evacuated dozens of homes Wednesday as a wildfire raced across 26,000 acres of desert and destroyed 30 homes and buildings in an area where Gene Autrey, Roy Rogers, and others filmed Hollywood Westerns.