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.
FROM BIG BEAR to Pioneertown, the first night’s stop, it was one grand ride with lunch at the abandoned Rose mine. There were 20 in the party, three pack mules. Little Raider, the Desert Raiders' mascot, and the chuck wagon.
Villagers may soon have the opportunity to go to the Big Bear mountain resort district by a newer, scenic road, according to reports in the Yucca Valley area.
Pioneertown--The Red Dog Cafe was the scene of 58 cars and more than 230 people from behind and low desert who rendezvoused for the trek to Big Bear City--pine-covered mountain resort in the San Bernardino Mountains. The lead car carried the slogan "We Want a Road to Big Bear," and cars carry banners for the villages of Desert Hot Springs, Morongo Valley, Pine Wells, Yucca Valley, Pioneertown, Joshua Tree, Sunfair and Twentynine Palms.
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.
Two Horseman's groups, the Sheriff Rangers and Big Bear Riders, took part Tuesday in the fifth annual track from Big Bear Lake to Pioneertown. The first party from Big Bear arrived at Rim Rock Canyon and is greeted by a desert delegation.
Road and highway problems in major winter resort areas in Southern California will be studied by a new committee this year which hopes to solve them before another season rolls around.
Improvement of a short-cut road linking San Bernardino Mountain resorts with high desert towns is being sparked by an energetic group of citizens in the area west of Twentynine Palms.
PIONEERTOWN – A photographic expedition up historic Pioneer Pass is scheduled for Sunday. The Pioneer Pass Pushers are sponsoring the trip which will begin, for those from the Morongo Basin area, at the red dog in Pioneertown. Meeting time is promptly at 9 a.m.
PIONEERTOWN - Pat Sullivan, civil engineer, Public works Office, at the Marine Corps Base, joined with Pioneer Pass Pushers in a study of construction problems along the route from Pioneertown to Big Bear.