Mark your calendars for home tour
Hi-Desert Star 1.18.18
MORONGO BASIN — Mark your calendars and get ready because the 14th annual Parade of Homes fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin is coming 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 18. Come and explore the unique, historic and inspiring homes of beautiful desert homes. Rancho de Las Palmas the ...
LA Music Scene
noho arts district 1.17.18
This escape landed me in the desert at Joshua Tree, California and other assorted adjacent towns to explore the nightlife. Some family and friends that are artists and musicians, as well as my media consultant, have relocated out there and I wanted to see for myself what the draw was. Uppermost on my ...
Artist donates sculpture to Combat Center
Marines.mil (press release) 1.12.18
MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA -- The Officers' Club hosted a dedication ceremony for a new sculpture at their establishment Jan. 9, 2018. The sculpture was gifted by Claudio D'Augustino, a sculptor who has created many Marine Corps-related pieces for ...
Three-Race Series Announced For Triple Crown Of Off-Road
Off Road Xtreme (press release) (blog) 1.10.18
The unlimited 4-wheel-drive vehicles will for the first time ever, have an opportunity take part in this three-race series starting with KOH Week in February in Johnson Valley, California. Each Ultra4 driver invited to take-part can only race one vehicle in all three races. Each race will showcase the vehicle's ...
Eagle Cliff Mine in Joshua Tree National Park
California Through My Lens 1.6.18
Eagle Cliff Mine is one of my favorite places in Joshua Tree National Park, and one of the most well maintained old mining homesteads I have seen. Because of that, this post will not be a traditional post where I give step by step directions to find the mine. If you want to see it, it is easy to find the ...
Region's businesses tout support for Desert National Monuments
Last month, the 29 Palms Inn and desert business organizations, including Joshua Gateway Communities and the Morongo Valley Chamber of ... We want our region's leaders and residents to understand that there is tremendous support for the California Desert's national monuments amongst desert ...
Making Friends with a Devil Dog at Joshua Tree's Quema del Diablo Festival
Festival-goers arriving at the inaugural La Quema del Diablo festival at the Institute of Mentalphysics, also known as the Joshua Tree Retreat Center, are greeted by a veritable horde of vibrant red ... His earlier Quema del Diablo art and music crossover events had proved popular in Pomona, California.
7 Joshua Tree Airbnbs located near a world-famous sound bath
Joshua Tree, California has been coming up pretty often in my travel research: It seems that whatever you need from your vacation—a desert escape, a cabin prime for unplugging, or a geodesic dome—the answer lies in the West Coast respite, home to the eponymous national park. In addition to being ...
Hello, Sky Friends: Joshua Tree Bird Count
NBC Southern California 12.29.17
They do pop up quite frequently, with a chirp and a flap and a trill and a squawk, around the mountains and deserts of California. In fact, there is such a profusion of join-in, volunteers-needed events that an avian-minded aficionado can sometimes feel gloriously overwhelmed. But pause for a moment, ...
Joshua Tree: Where people climb and cacti jump
Beckley Register-Herald 12.27.17
Following a day exploring southern California's Mojave National Preserve and overnight stays in Barstow and Twentynine Palms, we headed for Joshua Tree National Park. While the preserve and the national park are only 70 miles apart and somewhat similar in much of their terrain, each deserves a ...
Local author's murder-mystery novel inspired by Hi-Desert
Hi-Desert Star 12.27.17
The novels takes place across Southern California from the coast to Hi-Desert, with Joshua Tree playing a pivotal role for character development. Deeble has been writing since the sixth grade and is employed professionally as a technical writer. Geography serves as a crucial influence in his writing; ...
Bicycle and hike on this tour of Joshua Tree and Palm Springs
Los Angeles Times 12.20.17
Experience Joshua Tree and Palm Springs on a new midwinter bike excursion offered by Trek Travel. Highlights include visiting a river in the desert at the Whitewater Preserve, a hike on part of the Pacific Crest Trail, two full days of cycling and hiking in Joshua Tree National Park and a private cycling ...
In the California Desert: Vast Darkness, Vibrant Music, an Oasis
New York Times 12.19.17
Just past the exit for Palm Springs, I merged onto Highway 62, the Twentynine Palms Highway. The road cut through a massive wind farm where the whirling arms screamed as the wind, trapped between two low mountain ranges, battered my car. After climbing up a twisting pass I entered the Morongo ...
Palm Springs: A winter oasis
Minneapolis Star Tribune 12.15.17
The 9,000-year-old Oasis of Mara and its palm-lined pond — complete with moored houseboat — is the heart of the 29 Palms Inn, which has a ... of 60 miles of trails, the Canyons site is most notable because it has an unusual number of natural springs that support several California fan palm groves.
Joshua Tree Music Festival Announce Initial Lineup
(JTMF) Organizers for The Joshua Tree Music Festival sent over the following announcement about the initial line-up for the 2018 spring event and, true to ... The 16th Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival takes place May 17-20, 2018 at the Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground, Joshua Tree, CA.
MDLT Acquires Joshua Tree National Park Climbing Access Point
The property also has the potential to connect downtown Twentynine Palms with the California Hiking and Riding Trail, a 37-mile-long trail through the park from Black Rock to Twentynine Palms. MDLT is currently working with Joshua Tree National Park staff to consider possibilities. "This project builds ...
Desert Businesses Work to Protect SoCal National Monuments
Public News Service 12.8.17
Billboards like this one are popping up across the Inland Empire to build support for California's desert monuments against any federal attempt to shrink them. ... Breanne Desastre, director of marketing for the 29 Palms Inn, says Trump's moves to cut the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante ...
Exploring Joshua Tree with One Eleven Watches
California Through My Lens 12.5.17
For this post, I drove out for a full day of hiking/exploring in Joshua Tree National Park to test out the durability and solar-powered features on some of ...
Dome and the ranch: California's Joshua Tree national park – in pictures
The Guardian 11.29.17
On a trip to swish and stylish Palm Springs, I also wanted to sample the sights and outsider spirit of the “high desert”, so drove 50 minutes to the town, and national park, of Joshua Tree. The trees (real name: yucca brevifolia) are really plants, while the tortoise sculpture is a nod to one of the park's many ...
Splashy renderings hide the flaws of this shipping container house
The Architect's Newspaper 11.20.17
The Joshua Tree Residence by James Whitaker appeared on Dezeen and nearly every other design blog at the end of September. Consisting of splayed shipping containers painted white and placed among rocks near Joshua Tree in California, the form could easily be mistaken for a sculpture.
Joshua Tree invokes a biblical horror
San Diego Jewish World 11.16.17
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, California – The story is told on this national park's website that Mormon travelers gave the Joshua Tree its name: ...
Norman Reedus rides from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree, visits friends including Greg Nicotero, and explores Southern California's hidden gems.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust aims to acquire Juniper Canyon
Highland Community News 11.14.17
Joshua Tree, CA – The Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) is working to acquire a property in south Joshua Tree on the border of the national park.
Babes Ride Out 2017
What started as a casual camp trip with a small group of friends has exploded into a large-scale annual event in Joshua Tree, CA. Five years after its ...
Drive, He Said
Palm Springs Life 11.1.17
After all these years, a cruise through Joshua Tree National Park remains one of ... It's hard to say whether it was the Joshua trees, the rock formations, the ... Borrego Springs is the only town in California completely surrounded by a ...
Discover real desert art at Twentynine Palms' annual weed show
The Desert Sun 10.28.17
It was mustard gas that changed 29 Palms forever. Veterans returning .... Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA.
Is the Instagram generation filtering Joshua Tree's true character?
The Desert Sun 10.27.18
Downtown Joshua Tree is only about four blocks long, but you can't miss it if ..... To do so, the district, which also needs to meet California's safe water ...
14 Absolutely Breathtaking Photos Taken At Night
BuzzFeed News 10.27.17
If you're a night owl, a nature lover, or just someone who appreciates really darn good photography, National Geographic's new book Night Vision: ...
Desert Daze Music Festival: Sincere, Surreal & Free-Spirited
JOSHUA TREE, CA – Under the dry desert sun, I stood in line behind a barefoot, ... music festival held at the Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree.
Joshua Tree Music Festival brings 2500 to Basin
Hi-Desert Star 10.14.17
Molly McLuven checks out the scene in front of her booth, Festie Vestie and Other Hippie Essentials, at the Joshua Tree Music Festival Oct. 6.
Desert Daze 2017: Everything You Need To Know
The institute of Mentalphysics is located at 59700 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252. It's about two and a half hours South East of ...
The Far Out Road Trip #1 – California
Far Out Magazine 10.9.17
In this piece, I'll be detailing our route across California, handing out a ... That said, it was the barren desert that really got us going so Joshua Tree, ...
Grant Earl LaValley
... singer-songwriter from Columbus, Ohio, but his inspiration for this album comes from his move to the isolated desert of Joshua Tree, California.
Californian road trip: Exploring Joshua Tree and Pioneertown
Far Out Magazine 10.9.17
So weirdly. the Joshua Tree National Park only actually became an official national park in 1994 when the Congress passed the 'California Desert ...
Desert Daze 2017: Iggy Pop, Courtney Barnett/Kurt Vile, Sleep, Allah-Las, Budos Band Lead ...
Glide Magazine 10.9.17
October brings the 2017 Desert Daze Festival located at the Institute of Mental Physics in Joshua Tree, California Oct 12-15. Equal parts mystical and ...
'Starburst' container residence to rise in California desert
There's no better example than the Joshua Tree Residence: a 2,100-square foot, three-bedroom home made of white shipping containers bursting out ...
Make your weekend rock at Joshua Tree mineral show
Hi-Desert Star 10.5.17
JOSHUA TREE — Drop by the Sportsman's Club of Joshua Tree this weekend to check out the 42nd annual Gem, Mineral and Craft Show. The event ...
James Whitaker Creates Home In The Desert Made Out Of Shipping Containers
... into Hanley's very home holiday home in Joshua Tree, California. ... located on Hanley's 90-acre plot in the Southern California desert, and the white ...
Letter | Sharon Baur: Celebrate nature, celebrate Joshua Trees
A sea of Joshua Trees stretch out beyond my view, broken only by the tips of the Grand Wash Cliffs. I am in Arizona's Northwestern corner standing in ...
Whitaker Studio Uses Splayed Shipping Containers to Create a Film Producer'sJoshua Tree ...
... caught the eye of a mystery Los Angeles-based film producer and is now being turned into the producer's vacation home in Joshua Tree, California.
How Desert Daze Became Southern California's Best Rock Festival
L.A. Weekly 10.3.17
“Frank Lloyd Wright is the shit!” shouts Mason Rothschild from behind the wheel of a van in the middle of the blisteringly hot Joshua Tree desert.
Shipping container-based house will catch the rays in California
New Atlas 10.2.17
Inspired, he commissioned Whitaker to make him a solar-powered house based on its design on a large plot of land in Joshua Tree, California.
This Futuristic Shipping Container House Is Set To Be Built In Joshua Tree
Konbini US 10.2.17
The desert of Joshua Tree in California will soon hide an unusual house that looks straight out of the future. London-based architect James Whitaker ...
Fall Vibes: Joshua Tree Music Festival
NBC Bay Area (blog) 10.2.17
If so, then you might just be a devoted fan of the Joshua Tree Music Festival, a started-in-2003 gathering that puts the emphasis on tunes from around ...
Living In The Desert! The Joshua Tree Residence By James Whitaker
stupidDOPE.com (blog) 9.28.17
Today we get a look at another compelling design known as The Joshua Tree Residence By James Whitaker. This beautiful and interesting design is ...
Shipping containers in the desert? That's the plan for this holiday home
It may look like a starburst anemone, but this is the Joshua Tree Residence, a shipping ... The holiday home is being built in the California desert.
Mojave Trails National Monument makes list of 15 wild areas at high risk of harmful development
Highland Community News (subscription) 9.17.17
Joshua Tree, California—“Too Wild To Drill” - a new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about Mojave Trails National ...
The Ultimate Blissed-Out Yoga and Cannabis Experience is Coming to Joshua Tree This Month
... Blissed-Out Yoga and Cannabis Experience is Coming to Joshua Tree This ... with its one-of-a-kind Cannabliss Retreat in Joshua Tree, California.
Rock's Secret Musical Hideaway
Link TV 9.12.17
Kim Stringfellow is an artist and educator residing in Joshua Tree, California. Her work bridges cultural geography, environmental journalism, public ...
Sound bath' healing at the Integratron in the Californian desert
After three days of peace, love, and understanding at the very first Desert Trip festival in Indigo, California – that's exactly what I did. I decided to head ...
Joshua Tree National Park to Get 'Dark Sky Park' Designation for Stargazing
Condé Nast Traveler 7.28.17
Some 2 million people flock to southern California's Joshua Tree National Park every year to see its namesake flora and experience its unforgiving ...
The Campbell House is located in Twentynine Palms on a secluded patch of the Mojave Desert. It is set far from the road, offering serene mountain ...
Joshua Tree's Ink & Steel in pursuit of passion, artistic adventures
Hi-Desert Star 7.7.17
JOSHUA TREE — Customers say walking into Ink & Steel Tattoo and ... Gayle got a degree in graphic arts from the California College of Arts and ...
This Desert Life: To each his own Joshua tree
At a certain point, a scene of endless Joshua trees brought Dehn's travels to a ... “It proves once again that the great State of California is capable of all ...
Bob's Crystal Cave
Atlas Obscura 6.28.17
Carr destroyed it along with most of the swap meet in 2008 when it looked like the City of Yucca Valley was going to claim the whole piece of land ...
SF couple's enchanted get-away in Joshua Tree
San Francisco Chronicle 6.10.17
The next search — in Joshua Tree — proved equally successful, thanks ... hopefulness that brought them to California nine years ago, sight unseen.
Abstract artist inspired by organic forms
Hi-Desert Star 5.18.17
“Artist speaking engagements are being offered at the library in partnership with the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council who provide curating ...
Yogis Head to Joshua Tree for Yogapalooza
mySanAntonio.com (blog) 5.2.17
Yogis Head to Joshua Tree for Yogapalooza ... America, and beyond, head for Joshua Tree, California, each September for the annual Bhaki Fest.
5 things you might not know about Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks
LA Daily News 4.12.17
The vast San Bernardino County desert region includes Joshua Tree ... Like the California fan palm, the Joshua tree is a monocot, in the subgroup of ...
Head to the High Desert for the Best UFO Sightings
Chron.com (blog) 4.9.17
Joshua Tree, California Last year, several thousand traveled to Joshua Tree, California to hear from world experts on all things extra-terrestrial. Among ...
Miss The Anza-Borrego Bloom? The Mojave's Flowers are Just Getting Started
Carpets of desert flowers are currently filling Anza Borrego Desert State ... Meanwhile, over much of the Mojave Desert, there are indeed flowers in ...
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