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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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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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SBCO Supervisor pay may be cut to less than half

      SBCO ballot initiative to cut County supervisors salaries down from $153 thousand to $60 thousand will be on the Nov 6, 2012 ballot. San Bernardino County – March 29, 2012 San Bernardino County board of supervisors Tuesday … 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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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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SB County prepares assault on insect

NEWS From the County of San Bernardino David Wert, Public Information Officer (909) 387-4717 – dwert@sbcounty.gov PRESS RELEASE For immediate release dated February 6, 2012 County prepares assault on citrus-killing insect The SBCO Board of Supervisors, tomorrow, will consider joining … Continue reading

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NEW Discount Card Saves $$ on Precriptions & More

  The Coast2Coast Rx Card is a free discount prescription card provided to residents of townships, cities, counties and states throughout the USA. The program includes participation by U.S. pharmacies to provide annual savings up to 55%. Savings on a … Continue reading

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PROPERTY TAXES – Many changes for 2012

  The laws that affect property taxes undergo several important changes for 2012. By Debra C. Cohen Special to the Camarillo Acorn – Jan 27, 2012 Certain portions of property tax bill payments still qualify as itemized deductions on income … 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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