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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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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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Joshua Tree Barnstormer reveals Desert projects

New Blog presents deep research into Desert construction projects Numerous solar energy projects, chain-stores and similar issues are at the heart of a new WordPress blog, the “Joshua Tree Barnstormer“,  hosted by a well written, albeit mystical author, “The Strategist“.  The “blog” … 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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TEST Desert Critter Photos – Album 1

JoshuaTreeStar’s FIRST wild critter photo Album-1       There’s about 130+ randomly picked critter photos in this slide show arrangement. Some are pretty good, some are so-so snapshots. Some have captions and several don’t. What you see is what you get! WYSIWYG (wizzy-wig). … Continue reading

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Local Horse Group Xmas Party

 Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association The Ugly Christmas Sweater Mug & White Elephant Party! December 15 The MBHA is based in the Morongo Basin, about 40 miles north of Palm Springs, serving the communities of Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Dollar General Petition Signing Appeal

Petition circulating in opposition to establishment of Dollar General merchandise store in Joshua Tree The following dialogue are copies of two unmoderated Emails received at JoshuaTreeStar.com relating specifically to the “Petition against”, received from Nicholas Holmes, a community speaker at the … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not To Be… Dollar General Store in Joshua Tree

DOLLAR GENERAL STORE Met with calm but vigorous opposition Joshua Tree California – Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 community meeting results Dollar General’s proposed store to be located in Joshua Tree at Sunburst Avenue and the 29-Palms highway was met with considerable opposition … Continue reading

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NEW MORONGO BASIN TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

LATEST VERIZON LANDLINE TELEPHONE DIRECTORY BEING DISTRIBUTED STARTING NOVEMBER 10, 2011   Verizon does not “personally” produce and publish phone directories. They farm that job out to special publishing firms for production and distribution. “SuperMedia” is the name of the … Continue reading

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YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER CONTROVERSY

Proposed Yucca Valley Animal Shelter site not set in stone November 2, 2011 By Margo Sturges with last two paragraphs by Brian Cronin, JPA, Div. Chief, SB County Animal Control See Cactus Thorns for full story

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FOOD DESERTS… New Calif. law – Assembly Bill 581 aims at healthy foods

“FOOD DESERTS” A “food desert” is not apple pie, cookies ‘n ice-cream — that stuff is “dee-zert” where the former is “des-ert” where dry sand resides. “Food Deserts” are defined in the federal  Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 … Continue reading

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Is there a DOLLAR STORE in Joshua Tree’s future?

A DOLLAR GENERAL store…. in Joshua Tree? October 24, 2011 – Joshua Tree California RUMOR has it that retail giant Dollar General ( DG ) is proposing a store located near Sunburst at the 29-Palms highway in Joshua Tree. Details of … Continue reading

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