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New Digital Edition of The Desert Music Issue Adds 33 Page Bonus Section

06/16/2013 ● By Steve

As if our Desert Music Issue wasn't packed enough with great stories and photos, for subscribers to our digital edition, we added 33 pages!

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.

Native FilmFest Returns to Palm Springs

02/08/2013 ● By Steve

Celebrating its twelfth season, Native FilmFest, presented by Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, is one of the most highly regarded events of its kind. The festival, which features the best in films by, about, and starring Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples from around the world, will be held at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs Wednesday, February 27 through Sunday, March 3.

Gathering Sunday to Remember Huell Howser

02/08/2013 ● By Steve

All of you amazing folks are invited to a Huell Howser Remembrance this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the 29 Palms Inn. The event is an opportunity to share stories and remember the work of Huell, who died on January 7.