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Desert Bulletin - Missing: Jim Baker, Salton City

05/15/2012 ● By Steve

May 20, 2012: Baker was found on Saturday by a retired fireman around 11 a.m. His car went off the road in a remote area about seven miles from his home in Salton City. He apparently had had a stroke

Native American tribes join environmental, recreation and hunting organizations to call for a moratorium on “fast-tracking” massive energy projects on public lands

05/15/2012 ● By Steve

(Ocotillo and San Diego, California)—An unprecedented coalition of environmental leaders, tribal representatives, off-road vehicle users, writers/artists, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, community resid

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

Mitzelfelt picks up Apple Valley endorsement

05/11/2012 ● By Steve

APPLE VALLEY - Congressional candidate Brad Mitzelfelt received a significant boost today in his campaign for the new 8th Congressional District as a majority of the elected Town Council of Apple Vall

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 Ocotillo Forest and YIMBYism

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

By Tom BudlongI’m betting hardly anyone knows we have a forest in our desert. Most know what an Ocotillo is, but a forest of them? So there it is, just north of Ocotillo, the little town that still is

Timelapse Video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way

05/07/2012 ● By Steve

Timelapse video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and the galactic core of the Milky Way as seen from Joshua Tree National Park. It is a combination of two previous video clips plus a few new ones. By Henr

Sixth Annual Desert Writers Issue Call for Submissions

05/07/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's Sixth Annual Desert Writers IssueCall for Submissions:The Sun Runner Magazine is seeking submissions for the publication’s Sixth Annual Desert Writers Issue.  Submission
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