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The Return of the Joshua Tree Music Festival 2013

02/15/2013 ● By Steve

Wheeeee! It's happening again! The 11th annual Joshua Tree Music Festival rocks the desert May 17-19...

Remembering a True Desert Treasure: Huell Howser

02/14/2013 ● By Steve

If there ever was a “Mr. California,” someone who loved this state completely, and shared it freely with those who would join him, it was Huell.

Bad Science, Dead Bobcats

02/11/2013 ● By Steve

Not long after my story in the December, 2012 issue conveyed a warning about posting photos of your friendly neighborhood bobcat for bobcat hunters and trappers to see, all hell broke loose in and around Joshua Tree when video astronomer and desert renaissance man Tom O’Key found a bobcat trap set on his property.

Native FilmFest Returns to Palm Springs

02/08/2013 ● By Steve

Celebrating its twelfth season, Native FilmFest, presented by Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, is one of the most highly regarded events of its kind. The festival, which features the best in films by, about, and starring Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples from around the world, will be held at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs Wednesday, February 27 through Sunday, March 3.

Gathering Sunday to Remember Huell Howser

02/08/2013 ● By Steve

All of you amazing folks are invited to a Huell Howser Remembrance this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the 29 Palms Inn. The event is an opportunity to share stories and remember the work of Huell, who died on January 7.

Vandalism Forces Emergency Closure to Barker Dam in Joshua Tree National Park

02/08/2013 ● By Steve

It was announced today by Joshua Tree National Park that due to recent vandalism to Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park is immediately closing access to the dam, a well known hiking destination.

The Sun Runner's Spring 2013 Little Petroglyph Canyon Tour

01/17/2013 ● By Steve

Join The Sun Runner on our Spring 2013 tour to fascinating Little Petroglyph Canyon, April 6 & 7. This is a special small group tour and will sell out quickly, so please reserve your space soon.

Huell Howser dies at age 67

01/07/2013 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner has learned that longtime California's Gold TV personality, Twentynine Palms resident, and friend of this magazine, Huell Howser, has died at the age of 67.

Here Kitty, Kitty... (Bobcat trapping endangers desert wildlife)

12/07/2012 ● By Steve

It’s not widely known among desert wildlife lovers that they themselves may sometimes be one of the biggest threats to the wildlife they love. That’s certainly true in the case of the desert folks who love to post photos of the bobcats coming to visit their homes or drink from the birdbath in their yard.

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!
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