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New Joshua Tree Guide On It's Way This May

02/11/2014 ● By Steve

Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready to publish a new, updated version.

Tales from The Real Desert: The Crickets of La Casa del Zorro...

09/05/2013 ● By Steve

The casita pool at La Casa del Zorro was inviting, but who could have known about the crickets of Borrego Springs...

Native American Artists Transform Hotel

09/08/2013 ● By Tom Wilmer

Albuquerque's Nativo Lodge--four emerging Native American artists dramatically transform guest rooms with captivating original artwork

Sign Our Petition to Designate Route 62 as the Huell Howser Highway

09/10/2013 ● By Steve

We love Huell. We miss Huell. But we want to remember the man who gave so much to California with a small honor.

The Two Towers

11/19/2013 ● By Steve

If all goes according to plan, a pair of gargantuan towers will soon rise from the desert floor...

The Legendary Marta Becket is set to Return to the Stage

10/26/2013 ● By Steve

After years of rumors of abuse, tumult, and chaos, the Amargosa Opera House - and the legendary genius behind it - is set for a grand encore!

The 2011 Desert Travel Issue

02/01/2011 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's 2011 Desert Travel Issue (February/March), features The Dust Devil's Tour of the California Deserts, 10 Days, 1,000 Miles, the top desert events, Joshua Tree National Park's

The 2011 Annual Desert Ecology Issue

04/01/2011 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner's annual Desert Ecology Issue (April/May, 2011) looks at electricity in the desert - Smart Meters, dirty electricity, and electro-sensitivity. Plus Locopelli, the Tortoise Telegrap

The 2011/2012 Desert Travel Issue

12/01/2011 ● By Steve

Our annual Desert Travel Issue, with a cover by Twentynine Palms artist Gretchen Grunt, takes us to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for "Can You Keep a Secret?," a travel feature on Borrego Springs and

Retired Senator Ben Knighthorse Campbell

09/17/2013 ● By Tom Wilmer

Campbell was the first Native American to serve in the senate in 60 years. Campbell talks about his life and accomplishments

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