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Highway 62 Love Song by Tim Easton

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

One of our favorite songs about our little corner of the desert, by one of our favorite musicians and Sun Runner supporters!  Thanks Tim - from all of us!

The Death of Tourism in our area and across the American West

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownThe death of tourism in our area and across the American West. What could be causing it? Off-roading devestation? Theft and diversion of limited water resources? Rampant sprawl and unbri

The Queen of the Desert set to perform at the 2012 Joshua Tree Music Festival!

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

Khaira Arby is known as “the Queen of the Desert,” and though many of us in this corner of the world may not know of her, after seeing her perform at the Joshua Tree Music Festival this May, it’s a go

Timelapse Video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way

05/07/2012 ● By Steve

Timelapse video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and the galactic core of the Milky Way as seen from Joshua Tree National Park. It is a combination of two previous video clips plus a few new ones. By Henr

An Evening with Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen in Indian Cove

05/01/2012 ● By Steve

Reserve your tickets for an exciting evening performance at Indian Cove when the Joshua Tree National Park Association hosts Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame member Chris Hillman and long-time music collabo

Honoring a Desert Treasure: Elden Hughes

04/30/2012 ● By Steve

By Paul SmithThe Minerva Hoyt Award is presented annually by the Joshua Tree National Park Association to commemorate the conservation leadership of Minerva Hoyt. Minerva was a wealthy South Pasadena

Mr. McChesney Goes to Washington

04/30/2012 ● By Steve

Photographer/author David Jesse McChesney of Joshua Tree began his “Send the Mojave to Washington” campaign March 26 by mailing 25 copies of his latest book The Mojave Desert: Miles of Wonder to membe

Time to Chill Out - Joshua Tree Style

04/30/2012 ● By Steve

Maybe it was dealing with everybody else’s problems and needing the ultimate outlet for happiness that led to Dr. Ron Amos delving into his cool new passion. Maybe it’s his inherent creative streak, o

Little Desert Town, Big Challenges

04/30/2012 ● By Steve

Our home base in the unincorporated town of Joshua Tree has been finding itself faced with troublesome development issues as of late.First, the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, who operate t

The 2012 Desert Ecology Issue

04/01/2012 ● By Steve

Keep up with the environmental challenges that face the California deserts with The Sun Runner's 2012 Desert Ecology Issue.  Read about Joshua Tree development, Ivanpah solar power, wind developm