Most important of resolutions brought before the board was a decision to hold the burro derby in Bear Balley, pending securing a final commitment on one portion of the race. All others were settled prior to the meeting.
The executive committee of the Pioneer Loop Organization Will meet at 7:30 tonight (April 21) at the San Gorgonio Savings and Loan Assn. conference room at Banning. Agenda includes discussion of bylaws, appointments of a nominating committee for both active and honorary officers and board of directors.
Big Bear Lake -- decisive action in the form of an appeal through congressional representatives and the office of the secretary of the interior, Still working a Dell was taken last night by the Pioneer Loop Association in the matter of improvement of the old Pioneer Pass Road.
Once this is accomplished tourists will be encouraged to drive the 150-mile scenic route from the San Bernardino Mountains through the high desert area, the San Gorgonio Pass, Redlands, Yucaipa into upper Coachella Valley.
Pioneer Pass Road, from the Twentynine Palms Highway through Yucca Valley and Pioneertown to Big Bear has long been the dreams of both the low and high desert residents.
County Supervisors will hear next Monday from a Yucca Valley man of a "crash program of employment" for those "most likely to create civil disturbances."
Led by Dr. and Mrs Richard Nahhas local residents journeyed by caravan to the Pioneer Loop Assn’s recent meeting at Big Bear. They took the back road from Pioneertown to dramatize the need for a Pioneertown to Big Bear highway, part of a new scenic drive from the low to high desert.
A resolution asking state and federal forestry officials to provide the estimated $2 million for the construction of Pioneer Loop Road between Big Bear and Yucca Valley was approved yesterday by the Board of Supervisors.
The 11th Annual Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge will be played Oct. 17 through 19. The first 18 Holes will be over the Blue Sky Golf Course and the 19th hole, a 28-mile long challenge, will be marked off along Pioneer Pass Rd. to Pioneertown in Yucca Valley.
One hole calls for a 7- or 8-iron shot across a gully on the Pioneertown ranch of Russel (Lucky) Hayden, a cowboy star of the Hopalong Cassidy era. One that sticks in a 20-foot circle perched on a parched hillside is rewarded by Hayden with a bottle of champagne. An errant hook, however, may end up in the saloon of Hayden's western-style movie set.