Tag Archives: Valley

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Computer & Phone Services

Updated Feb 9, 2012

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