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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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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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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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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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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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Major construction in Joshua Tree…What is it?

New Housing? Elementary School Project Looms in Joshua Tree   UPDATE!! Not being able to find any information on this “project”, I inquired with Laraine Turk, (MBCA) who in turn sent the inquiry to David Fick (MBCA) who promptly responded with an overview … 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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Eagle Mt Garbage Dump – Saga continues

Kaiser’s stink ’n stench dump lurks at east end of the Joshua Tree Nat’l Park Government, Courts, Politicians & Big Bucks weigh in to dump Billions of tons of  L.A.’s garbage in Joshua Tree over next 117 years.

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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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GAS PRICES ON THE RISE — AGAIN

  Gas Prices Top $4.35 in Morongo Basin California Expected to exceed $5.50 before Memorial Day   Posted noon Sunday Feb 19, 2012 While Death Valley California has the highest gas price in the nation topping well over $5 per … 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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