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Bobcat Protection Act Passes California State Assembly

05/30/2013 ● By Steve

A much-amended version of Rep. Bloom's Bobcat Protection Act of 2013 has passed the California State Assembly today.

From a Hole in the Ground

05/01/2013 ● By Brian O

That’s the last half of a phrase many of us are familiar with, and unfortunately, it appears to apply rather well to the folks of the County of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency when it comes to the topic of tourism.

Yucca Valley Announces Cutbacks - Hits to Museum and Recreation

03/28/2013 ● By Steve

Today the Town of Yucca Valley announced a 17 percent reduction in staffing, including the loss of two museum positions, including the museum supervisor, and two recreation positions.

Motoring a Desert Treasure: Riding the Mother Road

03/11/2013 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's Steve Brown and Mr. Route 66 - Jim Conkle - take a journey down Route 66 through the Mojave Desert - and history, from Victorville, California, to Kingman, Arizona.

An Unwanted Imposition: Dollar General

02/15/2013 ● By Steve

Supervisor James Ramos should work to halt this decision, based on a poorly made staff report, from going forward...

Remembering a True Desert Treasure: Huell Howser

02/14/2013 ● By Steve

If there ever was a “Mr. California,” someone who loved this state completely, and shared it freely with those who would join him, it was Huell.

It's Official - the Marines Plan to Take Most of Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area

02/13/2013 ● By Steve

The Marine Corps has decided to take nearly 170,000 acres from the BLM's Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area to add to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms for training purposes.

Bad Science, Dead Bobcats

02/11/2013 ● By Steve

Not long after my story in the December, 2012 issue conveyed a warning about posting photos of your friendly neighborhood bobcat for bobcat hunters and trappers to see, all hell broke loose in and around Joshua Tree when video astronomer and desert renaissance man Tom O’Key found a bobcat trap set on his property.

The Sun Runner's Spring 2013 Little Petroglyph Canyon Tour

01/17/2013 ● By Steve

Join The Sun Runner on our Spring 2013 tour to fascinating Little Petroglyph Canyon, April 6 & 7. This is a special small group tour and will sell out quickly, so please reserve your space soon.

Huell Howser dies at age 67

01/07/2013 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner has learned that longtime California's Gold TV personality, Twentynine Palms resident, and friend of this magazine, Huell Howser, has died at the age of 67.