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New Joshua Tree Guide On It's Way This May

02/11/2014 ● By Steve

Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready to publish a new, updated version.

Share Your Favorite Southwest Road Trip

10/22/2013 ● By Steve

As we prepare for our annual Desert Road Trips Issue, we want to hear about your favorite Southwest road trips. You might even win a prize!

Government Shutdown Killing Joshua Tree Gateway Economy

10/09/2013 ● By Steve

While Congress fiddles, the country burns. The shutdown tosses people out of work, closes parks, & kills tourism with no end in sight.

Closing Our National Parks is a Disaster: See How Big of a Disaster Here

10/05/2013 ● By Steve

In a typical October, the communities surrounding national parks profit from more than 750,000 daily visitors. That's $30 million they lose.

Federal Shutdown's First Casualties Are Counted While Rep. Cook Makes Excuses

10/01/2013 ● By Steve

Congressmen won't see their paychecks stop during the shutdown that began this morning. We can't say the same for their constituents.

From a Hole in the Ground

05/01/2013 ● By Brian O

That’s the last half of a phrase many of us are familiar with, and unfortunately, it appears to apply rather well to the folks of the County of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency when it comes to the topic of tourism.

Yucca Valley Announces Cutbacks - Hits to Museum and Recreation

03/28/2013 ● By Steve

Today the Town of Yucca Valley announced a 17 percent reduction in staffing, including the loss of two museum positions, including the museum supervisor, and two recreation positions.

Visit The Sun Runner at the LA Travel & Adventure Show!

01/10/2013 ● By Steve

Come visit The Sun Runner Magazine at the LA Travel & Adventure Show, January 12 & 13 at the Long Beach Convention Center! We'll be with the California Deserts Visitors Association, the Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the City of Twentyine Palms promoting desert travel!

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

Route 66 Designated Scenic Highway from Oro Grande to Arizona State Line

05/22/2012 ● By Steve

SAN BERNARDINO – At the recommendation of First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have approved designating San Bernardino County Route 66 as a s