Some interest to revive the long-standing proposal to extend a road east to connect with the Twentynine Palms road. Currently, interest is being shown in cooperating with Pioneertown, a new desert real estate development that seeks an entrance into Bear Valley by way of Rose Mine.
The present condition of the road forces residents of the Twentynine Palms and adjacent desert areas who wish to go to the mountain resort to drive many miles out of their way.
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.
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.