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The 2012 Desert Road Trips Issue

12/03/2012 ● By Steve

Join The Sun Runner Magazine for our first Desert Road Trips Issue, featuring the Southern Loop from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea, Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, to Felicity - the center of the world and home of the Museum of History in Granite, to Yuma, Arizona, Castle Dome ghost town, Quartzsite, and more!

Desert Destination: The Palms at Indian Head By Steve Brown

11/09/2012 ● By Steve

Imagine relaxing on a lounge chair of a classic desert resort, Marilyn Monroe to your left, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift on your right. Bing Crosby and Lon Chaney Jr. are dangling their legs in the cool waters of the pool as a breeze rustles the palms and the sun warms the mountains behind you.

Native Wind: Steve Rushingwind

11/01/2012 ● By Steve

Continuing in new directions, Steve has launched The Rushingwind Project, drawing blues, rock, and jazz influences into songs still led by Native American flute. Between Bridge, with Mucklow, and The Rushingwind Project, I’m hearing Steve take his music into new territories, and I’m cheering every hawk’s call and cliché that falls along the way.

The Sun Runner's 2012 Desert Travel Issue

10/01/2012 ● By Steve

The digital edition of The Sun Runner Magazine's 2012 Desert Travel Issue.

Gawker picks Desert Writers Issue cover as 2012's Best Magazine Cover

09/18/2012 ● By Steve

OK, so we have no idea how it happened, but Hamilton Nolan on Gawker.com, has chosen our Desert Writers Issue cover as 2012's Best Magazine Cover.

Book Review: Opaque Traveler A Dream Sequence in Verse
 By Brian Michael Tracy

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

In Opaque Traveler, Brian Tracy invites us into his world of dreams, a nocturnal realm of fantasy, personal mythos, and swirling, colorful, ethereal visions.

Dry Heat By Steve Brown

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

For me, this has been the summer of the Oasis of Mara. I’ve been spending a lot of time at the oasis and the 29 Palms Inn this summer, and I’ll be back again soon for our Desert Writers Celebration on Saturday, September 29. Mind you, I’m not complaining

Obama Administration Releases Their Roadmap for Widespread Solar Energy Development Across the Desert and Elsewhere

07/25/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownTurning a deaf ear toward concerns about destruction of the desert's ecology, Native American cultural resources and sacred sites, lack of tribal consultation and public input, and

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

Emken's Senate Supporter Steals Sun Runner Story and Misrepresents it vs. Feinstein

07/16/2012 ● By Steve

A Sun Runner story has been used and misrepresented, apparently by a blogger with ties to the Elizabeth Emken campaign.Our story, Cadiz Water Grab Meets With Significant Opposition (http://thesunrunne