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  May 24   Rosarito Art Fest 2014

This year the 5th 2 day cultural festival will be the 24th - 25th of May on Blvd. Benito Juárez S...

For the May 3 Museum Market Place Spring has Sprung!. Simpati makes the best artisan breads pack...

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Jack and Jeannette Lyons have served as theatre and film editors for The Sun Runner for nearly a ... read more...

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Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready... read more...

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  May 24   Rosarito Art Fest 2014

This year the 5th 2 day cultural festival will be the 24th - 25th of May on Blvd. Benito Juárez S...

For the May 3 Museum Market Place Spring has Sprung!. Simpati makes the best artisan breads pack...

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Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready... read more...

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The Real Desert, the PBS TV series hosted and written by Sun Runner Publisher Steve Brown, now of... read more...

Local Events

  May 24   Rosarito Art Fest 2014

This year the 5th 2 day cultural festival will be the 24th - 25th of May on Blvd. Benito Juárez S...

For the May 3 Museum Market Place Spring has Sprung!. Simpati makes the best artisan breads pack...

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Respecting our Desert Elders— Ancestors of the Leafy Type By Robin Kobaly

by Denise Brown , Categories:   In Print, Travel, Culture

This one experience influenced the next chapter of my life. That very day, I decided to develop a new program called “Saving The Ancients” under our environmental education non-profit, The SummerTree Institute. I ended up chasing bulldozers to salvage the trunks of as many desert plants as possible, had them sliced, sanded, and polished so ecology students could help us count the annual growth rings of as many sizes and species of native plants as we could find. Read More

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

by Steve Brown , Categories:   In Print, News, Culture

Thumb_srdwi2012covershotrm1web 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. Read More

Orient Yourself with the Desert Institute By Delphine Lucas

by Denise Brown , Categories:   In Print, Travel, Culture

One of the joys of living in the desert is having the opportunity to take Desert Institute classes. I recently enrolled in “Basic Map & Compass” because my husband and I love to explore Joshua Tree National Park and other places across the desert. We hiked in the park using a National Geographic map, only to find that the reality around us bore no resemblance to what was on the map. Read More

Experience Classic Palm Springs at Copley’s on Palm Canyon By Steve Brown

by Denise Brown , Categories:   In Print, Travel, Food+Drink

Time hasn’t always been easy on the Palm Springs that was once Hollywood’s stylish desert playground. It isn’t as simple as it once was to feel close to the spirit that drew movie stars, along with Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, out to the desert. Read More

Trio: Modern Palm Springs Dining You Can Bank On By Steve Brown

by Denise Brown , Categories:   In Print, Travel, Food+Drink

Restaurants can convey the essence and culture of a community as well as a museum or landmark, and sometimes, they can embody its uniqueness better than just about anything else. A great restaurant is a place where locals and visitors come, not only to dine, but to get a feel for, and be part of, the life of its community. Read More

New Joshua Tree Guide On It's Way This May

by Steve Brown , Categories:   In Print, Travel, News

Thumb_route62coverv9-copy Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready to publish a new, updated version. Read More

Tales from The Real Desert: The Crickets of La Casa del Zorro...

by Steve Brown , Categories:   Travel, Culture

Thumb_desertstarpoolview1 The casita pool at La Casa del Zorro was inviting, but who could have known about the crickets of Borrego Springs... Read More

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