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29 Palm foreshadowing fiscal disaster goes unabated

By   /  March 16, 2014  /  General Posts, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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A crises is described as stage in a sequence of events at which the trend of all future events, especially for better or for worse is determined — setting into motion a turning point. Twentynine Palms is a relaxed Lilliputian city located in the isolated hinterlands of the southern Mojave High Desert. It’s a little […]

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Call for Art: “The Desert Rocks!” at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center

By   /  March 3, 2014  /  Entertainment, Feature  /  Comments Off

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“The Desert Rocks! Life on the Faultline” is the theme for the spring Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce, 73484 29 Palms Hwy., in downtown Twentynine Palms. The group art show will be on display from April 1 to June 27, 2014.   The iconic boulders […]

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TWENTYNINE PALMS: Open house for Huell Howser estate…

By   /  February 18, 2014  /  29 Feature, 29 Palms  /  2 Comments

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Press-Enterprize Story | 2-18-2014| by Debra Gruzecki More than 130 people turned out Sunday afternoon to tour the Twentynine Palms estate of the late Huell Howser, the TV producer and host of KCET’s long running travel documentary “California’s Gold,” according to Jeff Wysard, broker of Keller Williams Realty in La Quinta. “It was an amazing turnout,” Wysard said […]

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JBWD General Manager Named

By   /  February 6, 2014  /  Feature, Joshua Tree  /  Comments Off

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Joshua Tree, CA—The Joshua Basin Water District (JBWD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce, pending contract and hiring approval at the February 19 Board meeting, that they have appointed Curt Sauer as their new General Manager.The appointment is subject to “final action” of the Board approval of Mr. Sauer’s contract, as legally required during open […]

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Project Bobcat: Trapping season opens today

By   /  November 24, 2013  /  Feature, News, San Bernardino Co  /  61 Comments

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Post NO TRAPPING/NO HUNTING signage at private property borders. Engage law enforcement and the district attorney on private property rights. Registered trappers (and hunters) may legally trap in and around Joshua Tree and other sensitive areas in our state until January 1st, 2014. If you are a property owner in an area with an active bobcat population please […]

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Soldiers of Democracy-Petition Signature Gatherers

By   /  September 5, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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During the past 3 months, many citizens of the Morongo Basin, the Gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, have become a quick study to participate in our great Democracy.  The small rural town of Yucca Valley is currently exercising the right to redress government through a recall process overcoming threats by the supporters of the […]

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Desert, Anywhere:The Problem with Yucca Valley

By   /  June 1, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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KCET.COM-Two new traffic lights are going in on the main road leading to our place. Outside of East California, that wouldn’t be big news. Here in the Morongo Basin, it’s historic. The two signals are the first ever on Yucca Trail, a major two-lane alternative to busy Route 62 between Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree, […]

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Twentynine Palms, will become the best Winter Vacation Resort in California

By   /  May 9, 2013  /  29 Palms  /  Comments Off

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The Twentynine Palms environment now is on their doorstep looking at and entering into a fabulous dream. We have assets in place which permit us to achieve our dream more easily. We have a healthy climate. For years Doctors have sent their patients here to be in our healthy climate. We have hot mineral springs […]

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Update: JTNP graffiti removal continues, area closure continues

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Park authorities say Joshua Tree National Park Rattlesnake Canyon and Barker Dam has been heavily vandalized. JTNP planned to reopen the canyon on Tuesday, but the opening could be delayed if more graffiti needs to be removed. SB Sun Link –  Rattlesnake Canyon’s closure for graffiti removal could be longer Joshua Tree National Park officials […]

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LATimes: Joshua Tree targeted by graffiti vandals using social media

By   /  April 14, 2013  /  Joshua Tree, News  /  2 Comments

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Los Angeles Times – Joshua Tree National Park has become a destination of taggers, and the graffiti has visitors and park officials outraged. “We come to this place because it’s not as touristy as surrounding national parks, and you don’t run into as many people. You kind of feel like you’re alone. In ancient times. There’s […]

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An Appeal to the Morongo Basin Community

By   /  April 10, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

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Immediately below is an open letter to the Morongo Basin and Mojave Desert communities concerning the future of the desert, and its visual and the environmental quality of life in the Morongo Basin and afar. The letter is from Seth Shteir, Field Representative for the California Desert National Parks Conservation Association. His letter was received […]

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Ribbon Cutting on March 12, National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  29 Palms, Entertainment  /  41 Comments

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The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, March 12, at 5:45 p.m. at the corner of National Park Drive and 29 Palms Highway, to celebrate the newly installed monument sign and artwork on the National Park Drive median.   The brief ceremony will be held prior to the regularly scheduled […]

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L.A. Times publishes article on bobcat trapper

By   /  February 11, 2013  /  General Posts, News, Yucca Valley  /  24 Comments

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In a follow-up story first reported in the Hi-Desert Star, The L.A. Times has published an article (Locals believe bobcat hunters are crossing the line) that reports on the trapper who is setting traps alongside the boundaries of Joshua Tree National Park. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bobcats-20130211,0,1532424.story Likes(0)Dislikes(0)Incoming search terms:desert bobcat trapping

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“Remembering Huell” on Feb. 10

By   /  January 30, 2013  /  29 Palms, Entertainment, General Posts  /  Comments Off

Friends, fans, and desert folks are invited to a Huell Howser Remembrance on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the 29 Palms Inn. The event is an opportunity to share stories and remember the work of the longtime television personality and Twentynine Palms resident, who passed away on Jan. 7, 2013.   […]

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