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A Few Words With Craig Prater

06/05/2012 ● By Steve

Craig Prater was the man the late Sonny Bono, then the mayor of Palm Springs, chose to head his new Palm Springs International Film Festival. Since those days, Craig has had an exciting career produc

A Touch of the Desert finds its way to the LA Greek Film Festival

06/05/2012 ● By Steve

When Sonny Bono, then the mayor of Palm Springs, chose Craig Prater to head the new Palm Springs International Film Festival, it turned out to be the beginning of a journey that has taken Prater aroun

The Joshua Tree National Park 75th Anniversary Special Edition

06/01/2012 ● By Steve

Read the full digital edition of The Sun Runner Magazine's special edition celebrating Joshua Tree National Park's 75th Anniversary - and much more.Coverage of proposed California State Park closures,

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

Crazy Cactus Grows Wild in Barstow!

06/01/2012 ● By Steve

As you trek through the desert you run across, hopefully not literally, all sorts of cactus. Of all the cactus out there one was born in Barstow and is now spreading all over southern California—Crazy

Facebook Users - Support The Sun Runner's Mission: Small Business Grant Application

05/16/2012 ● By Steve

Facebook users can help support The Sun Runner Magazine with a few clicks.  The Sun Runner has applied for a Mission: Small Business grant for $250,000, from Chase and LivingSocial.In order to be

10th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival May 18-20!

05/10/2012 ● By Steve

If the high security, enormous prices, long lines, and vast crowds of Coachella are too much to bear just to see a dead rapper perform, then check out the Joshua Tree Music Festival, May 18-20. 

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 Sun Runner's annual Desert Writers Celebration is set to be part of 2012's international 100 Thousand Poets for Change event!

04/16/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner's annual Desert Writers Celebration will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 as part of the international 100 Thousand Poets for Change event.  Our celebration highlights our annu

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