Category Archives: Visitor/Tourist Resources

A set of various pages and articles about our Desert Wonderland and where to find things with maps, addresses and phone numbers. A tool designed especially for the Tourist not familiar with our streets and by-ways. Numerous LINKS to appropriate web site resources.

A Musical History Of The World

JOSHUA TREE PHILHARMONIC’s “History Of The World” in 2013 Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – May 16, 17, 18 & 19. Times are 7 p.m. and the Sunday show starts at 2:00 p.m. The amazing Joshua Tree Philharmonic (JPHIL) returns … Continue reading

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JT Nat’l Park officials close popular Park sites

  Graffiti forces closure of popular Joshua Tree Nat’l Park sites The Associated Press Posted:   04/13/2013 08:12:22 PM PDT April 14, 2013 3:48 AM GMT  –  Updated:   04/13/2013 08:48:25 PM PDT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.  -  Acts of graffiti … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Philharmonic Spring/Summer Season

  Joshua Tree Philharmonic Spring Season PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 02/07/13 JOSHUA TREE, CA – After December’s sold-out concert series featuring the music of Mannheim Steamroller, and sponsored by Chip Davis himself, musicians from the Morongo Basin, Coachella Valley, … Continue reading

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POSTAL SERVICE STOPS SATURDAY MAIL DELIVERY

Delivery of common “mail” on Saturdays to stop in one of the most significant steps taken by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to cut $2-billion costs at the struggling U.S. Congress controlled agency.   Packages (parcels) will continue to be delivered … Continue reading

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CASINO TO BREAK 29-PALMS GROUND

The following is a direct copy of the PRESS RELEASE excluding the graphic. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Therese Everett-Kerley / Lisa Herman 760-834-8599 / PR@CordMedia.com TWENTY-NINE PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW CASINO Project Will Bring … Continue reading

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Massage

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Julius Ceasar Casting Call

JOSHUA TREE, CA – In the Cultural Center’s second casting call this month in support of its almost fifty-year tradition of staging the Desert’s best in live theatre, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center in association with The Yucca Valley Shakespeare Guild is … Continue reading

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Local Entertainment News

  Hi-Desert Cultural Center announces Casting Call for “The Dining Room” JOSHUA TREE, CA – Continuing its almost fifty-year tradition of staging the Desert’s best in live theatre, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center announces a superb opportunity for area actors and … Continue reading

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Leonid Meteor Shower

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaked Monday November 19, 2012  Local professional photographer, David McChesney, captures unusual “double” celestial event Monday night. David writes: “Hi -  I Facebooked this but wanted to share with you this fortunate capture last night.  It was the … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy FAQs 2

What are the characteristics of Body Massage therapies? Which are the most popular? Here we’ll explore ten or more different “styles” or “types” of massage therapy to learn the differences between each type and potentially learn the “best” type for your … Continue reading

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Mail-order Merchants hit by Postage Rate Increases effective Jan 27, 2013

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced it would raise postage rates on January 27, 2013, pending review by the Postal Regulatory Commission. Online product sellers are increasingly feeling the pressure to offer “free shipping” to their customers. Of course, the seller is compelled by … Continue reading

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Visiting our Southwestern Deserts – safely

  Four Essential Life-Saving Tips for Safe Travels in Dangerous Desert Heat  Plan and Pack Right to Avoid Tragedy in Triple-Digit Desert Temps Author: Hillary Fox - While cruising north on I-95 in Nevada en route to Death Valley National Park, we encountered a … Continue reading

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Hi-Desert Cultural Center – June 2012 Lineup

  The Joshua Tree Philharmonic has a nick-name: “JPHIL” and for JUNE 2012 they are presenting 8 musical performances at the Joshua Tree Blak-Box Theater Phantom of the Opera 8 Performances The Phantom Of The Opera – Joshua Tree Philharmonic Find … Continue reading

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PhotoInterest – Interacting with our Wildlife

Our Desert Critters - in and around Joshua Tree The desert is home to numerous varieties of wildlife from the tiniest of insects to big horn sheep, coyotes and Bobcats, and yes, lizards too.   This is a 7-inch Desert Gecko sitting atop the … Continue reading

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Great Story about Morongo Basin

A long time resident of 29-Palms alerted me to this story from the Los Angeles Times. Thanks Jeanne. Its a great, well documented story about 29-Palms, Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley, Landers and the many attributes of our Desert Wonderland. … Continue reading

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