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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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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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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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Calif & Edison stick creepy sticky fingers into your pockets

New California taxes, Southern California Edison Rate Increases, Smart Meters By Branson Hunter April 8, 2012 at 1:26 pm You’d think during these historic and unprecedented financially troubled times that SoCal Edison and the State would have some impiety for 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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What is an NCHR?

  This article is ”almost” an answer to a JoshuaTreeStar visitor’s question posted under the “Poll-FAQs” heading: http://wp.joshuatreestar.com/?page_id=4471 “What is a NCHR? Do my taxes go up? Who’s in charge? What happens to my property value? Does it create jobs? I have … Continue reading

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Issues concerning the Morongo Basin – Pro or Con?

The current issues Pro or Con… yea or nay This is likely to turn into an “editorial” more than a “news” article. Bear with me. Various “issues” are always in the “works” so-to-speak, in any diverse community, even between differing … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy – Boon or Boondoggle?

Alternative Energy Projects Zero in on Morongo Basin with Joshua Tree and 29-Palms in the forefront. Who benefits?   Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:51 pm Energy projects zero in on Basin By Courtney Vaughn, Hi-Desert Star – Yucca Valley  MORONGO … 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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Desert Photo Contest

Amateur & Pro SAVE OUR DESERT photo competition 2012   Permanently attached to your camera?   Out in all weather clicking away? Then here’s your chance to share your outdoor photos with the world. Save Our Desert is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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WEATHER FOR JOSHUA TREE – Explained

Basic current weather & 5-day forecasts for the general Joshua Tree area   The above weather is recorded at a weather-station (Joshua Tree Highlands) located inside the Joshua Tree National Park, at about 3,400 feet altitude above sea level (ASL). The air … Continue reading

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Senior Driver Safety Course in the Morongo Basin

  Freshening your driving skills in a classroom might reduce mishaps and insurance costs A Driver Safety course is designed to help you accomplish the following: Update your driving knowledge and recent changes in the laws Learn defensive-driving skills to … Continue reading

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Tax Paid Nat’l Park Solar Projects Go Unused

Millions of tax dollars in projects intended to provide power to facilities in the state’s national parks and forests are sitting idle. Morongo Basin clear, for now. Story by: Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times – January 9, 2012 Millions of … 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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