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Post local Morongo Basin public or private group or civic meeting schedules and similar announcements

LAFCO Official presents Joshua Tree recomendations 9-27-12

In a move to “educate” the population (roughly 8,000+) of the unincorporated community of Joshua Tree (92252), the San Bernardino County government’s LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) offers a roundtable discussion with Kathleen Rollings-McDonald at the Joshua Tree Community Center on Thursday, September … Continue reading

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DOLLAR GENERAL STORE takes center stage 9-20-12

Dollar General’s initial proposal for their sundries discount store in Joshua Tree will receive review at the next Municipal Advisory Council meeting Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 7 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Community Center. The general public is encouraged to … Continue reading

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD GIVE-AWAY “Monday”

FREE SURPLUS FOOD -  MONDAY IN THE MORONGO BASIN  Free surplus food for low-income households is distributed at various Morongo Basin locations. This is a regular monthly event, “generally” on the THIRD MONDAY of EACH MONTH unless otherwise notified. January & February are generally … Continue reading

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CASINO PLANS: Joshua Tree MAC Meeting

The “Casino Proposal” is on the JUNE 2012 MAC MEETING AGENDA JOSHUA TREE — Thursday, June 21, 2012 According to a well informed Joshua Tree resident, a discussion of the proposed 29-Palms Band of Mission Indians Casino to be located … Continue reading

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New Feature — Polls to vote your opinion

VOTE YOUR OPINION… a new feature to serve the Morongo Basin population I received software that will provide a simple “poll” concerning various “issues” within the sphere of influence of the general Morongo Basin region — as a public service — and have … Continue reading

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California Desert Protection Act – LOCAL MEETINGS

Community Meeting on the California Desert Protection Act and Sand To Snow Monument The latest blog, The Joshua Tree Barnstormer, announces several issues at hand to be discussed at Morongo Basin meetings. Click any of the following resources for more information and maps: … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree’s New Year’s Eve Party quite impressive

Ushering in the 2012 New Year with a party sponsored by the Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce was an impressive event. Joshua Tree California - New Year’s Eve – December 31, 2011 Around 200 or so attended the lively dinner party that rang … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH !! Joshua Tree Nutcracker HELD OVER

Extended by Popular Demand… 2 more performance dates scheduled Joshua Tree – Sunday, Dec 11, 2011 — 6 p.m. This website received confirmation Sunday, December 11, 2011 at about 6 p.m. from Bonnie Schwartz (Joshua Tree) one of the professional violinists in the … Continue reading

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WINTER SOLSTICE ASTRONOMY

  Winter Solstice Star Gaze and Marshmallow Roast Saturday, December 17, 2011, 5:00 PM Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground - 2601 Sunfair Rd, Joshua Tree 92252 JoshuaTree Astronomy Art Theater Enjoy Live Deep Space Images at night, at the outdoor … Continue reading

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CrossRoads Cafe sets new hours for 2012

The Crossroads Cafe in Joshua Tree has a long established presence as a “watering hole and eatery” for the many thousands of Joshua Tree National Park tourists and locals alike. Recently, the “sit-down”, now “full service” restaurant was purchased from the retired … Continue reading

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Local Horse Group Xmas Party

 Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association The Ugly Christmas Sweater Mug & White Elephant Party! December 15 The MBHA is based in the Morongo Basin, about 40 miles north of Palm Springs, serving the communities of Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, … Continue reading

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The Joshua Tree Casino issue – update

In my previous posting of the Casino issue, I was not privy to the “full” contents of U.S. Senator Feinstein’s “letter to the Department of the Interior” voicing her opposition to the 29-Palms Band of Mission Indian’s proposed casino in … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Dollar General Petition Signing Appeal

Petition circulating in opposition to establishment of Dollar General merchandise store in Joshua Tree The following dialogue are copies of two unmoderated Emails received at JoshuaTreeStar.com relating specifically to the “Petition against”, received from Nicholas Holmes, a community speaker at the … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not To Be… Dollar General Store in Joshua Tree

DOLLAR GENERAL STORE Met with calm but vigorous opposition Joshua Tree California – Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 community meeting results Dollar General’s proposed store to be located in Joshua Tree at Sunburst Avenue and the 29-Palms highway was met with considerable opposition … Continue reading

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DARK SKY T-DAY FEST… “FEAST”

  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2011 — JOSHUA TREE EVENT    Hello Everyone, You are invited to join us for a Thanksgiving celebration that will happen on Saturday, November 26, 2011– Please feel free to bring your friends and family. RSVP … Continue reading

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