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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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Calif may have the winning lotto ticket worth $billions

  Windfall of cash could hit state treasury from global warming programs By Paul Rogers progers@mercurynews.com – mercurynews.com Posted:   04/07/2012 03:03:39 PM PDT For the past 10 years, California has struggled with huge budget deficits and wrenching cuts. Suddenly, however, … Continue reading

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Calif to charge you USE TAX… Update Mar 2012

All Calif residents to pay USE TAX whether you owe it or not. Oct 2011: Gov Brown signed into law a scheme to collect $mega-millions from California residents to offset the $multi-billion debt. What is USE TAX? A short answer: … 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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HR-3860 Bill to force rehiring more Vets

Employers claim economic hardship for not hiring Vets By Rick Maze – Staff writer – ARMY TIMES Posted : Thursday Feb 2, 2012 A California lawmaker wants to block most U.S. companies from using the excuse of poor economic times … Continue reading

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2012 Travel/Adventure show features Calif Deserts

California Deserts Visitors Association returns from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show January 21, 2012 By Steve Brown   The California Deserts Visitors Association has returned from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, marking the association’s … Continue reading

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Calif 2012 Employer Laws now in effect

Summary of 18 most important CALIFORNIA EMPLOYER LAWS …. for 2012. More next year. The California Legislature passed a number of measures impacting employers during the 2011 legislative session. Those bills were signed into law by the Governor. A summary of … Continue reading

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ASTRONOMY Resources

  Southern California Amateur Astronomer groups, clubs, societies and resources located generally in and north of the Palm Springs area to Barstow region. High Desert Astronomical Society – Luz Observatory – Apple Valley  Sky’s the Limit: Morongo Basin Observatory – 29-Palms … Continue reading

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