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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

Glimpses of the Native Desert - the June/July 2012 Issue

06/01/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner offers "Glimpses of the Native Desert" in our June/July 2012 issue.  We explore Little Petroglyph Canyon, take a look at the film A Good Day to Die, and remember Dr. Katherine Siva

The May 18, 2012 Sun Blast Newsletter

05/18/2012 ● By Steve

Read the Sun Blast here: http://burl.co/FF4E71

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

The Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau moves to new location

05/14/2012 ● By Steve

The Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has moved to new offices at 105 East Sydnor Avenue, Suite 201, in Ridgecrest.  The new offices also host the Ridgecrest Regional Film Commissi

Valley on Fire: A Rallying Call to Save the Ivanpah Valley from Solar Sunburn

05/11/2012 ● By Steve

Photo & story by David Lamfrom, National Parks Conservation AssociationWe are driving east, on a rugged powerline road in Clark Mountain’s shadow. The 8,000 foot peak is covered in snow. Pinyon-ju

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

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

The 2012 Desert Treasures Issue

02/01/2012 ● By Steve

Our 2012 Desert Treasures Issue (February/March) of The Sun Runner  Magazine features the stunning cover art of Snake Jagger, and features desert cultural treasure, author Robin Maxwell, as well

The 2011/2012 Desert Travel Issue

12/01/2011 ● By Steve

Our annual Desert Travel Issue, with a cover by Twentynine Palms artist Gretchen Grunt, takes us to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for "Can You Keep a Secret?," a travel feature on Borrego Springs and