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Desert Destinations: The 29 Palms Inn in Twentynine Palms

07/18/2012 ● By Steve

Come explore one of The Sun Runner's favorite Desert Destinations - the historic 29 Palms Inn on the Oasis of Mara!The Inn has been operated by the same family since 1928, right on the only privately-

Former Rancho Santa Margarita Mayor Says There's "Nothing" Out Here in the Desert

07/17/2012 ● By Steve

Commentary by Steve Brown"You've all been out there, there's nothing out there in that desert anyway." Garry Thompson, Cadiz Water Project supporter, public comment at SMWD Engineering Committee meeti

The AdventureCORPS Desert Voices Contest - Write for Us!

07/15/2012 ● By Steve

Living in the desert, we all have our sources for information and news. The artist who gets the desert light just right.  The friend who’s always up on the best eats in town. The one who knows th

Dick Dale's Tour Linked to National Heat Wave

07/09/2012 ● By Steve

The cause of a record heatwave across America has been found: Dick Dale's national tour.  The King of Surf Guitar, Dick Dale, left his desert home earlier this season and temperatures h

Excessive Heat Warnings for the Desert This Week

07/09/2012 ● By Steve

The National Weather Service has put an excessive heat warning into effect for today, Monday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 11 for the California deserts.  Desert residents and visitors need to

Cadiz Water Grab Meets With Significant Opposition

07/03/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownThe Cadiz desert water mining project is pointing a finger at alleged misrepresentations by a "shadowy operative," and stating the project will not harm, nor irreperably harm the de

Hey, Hey, LA - Look for The Sun Runner Magazine at Stories Books & Cafe!

06/27/2012 ● By Steve

Los Angeles readers will be able to find The Sun Runner Magazine at one of LA's premier independent bookstores starting next week.  Stories Books & Cafe will begin offering their customers Th

Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater - A Heavenly Way to Spend a Desert Evening

06/26/2012 ● By Steve

The Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater, based at Joshua Tree Lake Campground, has become the place in the desert to have a truly cosmic experience.  The theater presents astronomical imagery alon

Gus Van Sant and the Palm Springs International ShortFest

06/25/2012 ● By Steve

This year's Palm Springs International ShortFest raised the question of priorities.  While the festival, now in its 18th year, offered many great films, programs could be uneven, and why a f

2012 Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Festival Winners

06/25/2012 ● By Steve

PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 24, 2012) –The 2012 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and market in North America, announced its Festival award winners on Sunday, June 24, 2