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The Bighorn Sheep of Nolina Peak

11/03/2013 ● By Steve

A Sunday morning hike up Nolina Peak in Joshua Tree National Park, provided a rare treat - a glimpse of Desert Bighorn Sheep.

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.

Orient Yourself with the Desert Institute By Delphine Lucas

11/09/2012 ● By Denise Brown

One of the joys of living in the desert is having the opportunity to take Desert Institute classes. I recently enrolled in “Basic Map & Compass” because my husband and I love to explore Joshua Tree National Park and other places across the desert. We hiked in the park using a National Geographic map, only to find that the reality around us bore no resemblance to what was on the map.

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen In Concert At
 Indian Cove Amphitheatre, Joshua Tree National Park

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Chris Hillman, along with master musician Herb Pedersen, recently performed a “nostalgic stew” of music from the Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, the Desert Rose Band, and other individual selections from careers spanning almost 50 years.

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-

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Parts of Desert Region

07/11/2012 ● By Steve

No more dry heat in July!  Thunderstorm season has arrived here in the desert, along with chances of flash floods and debilitating heat and humidity.The National Weather Service has issued a Haza