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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.

The Real Route 62 Guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities

01/07/2013 ● By Steve

Welcome to the digital edition of The Real Route 62 Guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities!

Twentynine Palms Marine Base Land Acquisition Final EIS Available

07/27/2012 ● By Steve

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER, TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (July 27, 2012) - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the Department of the Navy, on behalf of the

Supervisors Mitzelfelt and Derry Endorse Johnson Valley Alternative That Preserves Public Access

07/03/2012 ● By Steve

San Bernardino County Supervisors Brad Mitzelfelt and Neil Derry sent letters to members of Congress and the Obama Administration on June 1, endorsing a plan to retain full public access to the Johnso

Red Flag Warning in Effect for Most of California Deserts

06/18/2012 ● By Steve

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the mountains and deserts for this afternoon through early Tuesday evening.  An Excessive Heat Warning has also been issued for

Desert Residents Fight to Save Bald Eagles from Industrial Wind Energy

05/22/2012 ● By Steve

The Homestead Valley Community Council is the latest organization in the desert to voice their opposition to recent U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service decisions allowing the "take" of eagles by industri

Guest Opinion: Sacrificing the Desert for What?

05/14/2012 ● By Steve

By Brad MitzelfeltSolar energy development in California is largely driven by artificial state mandates that now have utilities increasing their use of expensive renewable energy.It’s a dubious legacy