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Best and Worst at Soda Mts.

America’s Best Idea and America’s Worst Idea Collide at the Soda Mountains! Act Now: Protect the Soda Mountains for Future Generations! Support the designation of a Soda Mountains Area of Critical Environmental Concern! The Soda Mountain Solar project deserves the nickname, “The worst of the worst” renewable energy projects proposed in the California desert because […]

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When Lines Were Crossed

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  This story originally appeared in a past issue of Dezert magazine It was in January of 2013 that Joshua Tree resident Tom O’Key discovered a baited and set bobcat trap as it sat camouflaged beneath a jojoba shrub on his private property. Within 24 hours the wheels were set in motion and a sleeping […]

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Dezert magazine Spring 2014

Dezert magazine Spring 2014 Come along as we visit the magnificent Ubehebe Crater, discover just how wonderful stagecoach riding was in the 1800’s, and learn about the Lost Treasure of Mission San Miguel from WC Jameson. Death Valley Jim will take us on several rides from the Pictographs at Granite Hills, to Barry Storms and […]

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Dezert magazine Sum/Fall2013

Dezert magazine Sum/Fall2013 BIG DOUBLE issue with articles about the Dale mining district near Joshua Tree Ca, how cadaver dogs are helping out the Bodie ghost town and was Avote a troubled man? The life and art of Marjorie Reed, Discover the Carrizo Plain of central California, the final part of Peglegs Lost Gold. Explore […]

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Dezert magazine Winter 2012

Dezert magazine Winter 2012 Come along and enjoy the ride as we travel through some of the roughest routes in the west. Hells Half Acre courtesy of Kathy Weizer from, tells us what it was really like to ride on a stagecoach and the robberies that occurred. Nicholas Cataldo shares his immense knowledge of […]

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Dezert magazine April 2011

Dezert magazine April 2011 The April issue is jam packed with a ton of GREAT stories… Discover how modern day treasure hunters enjoy the thrill of Geo Caching. Walk down a ancient trail to understand the mysticism and workings of the Shamans Cave. Learn from Ernie Cowan, one of the best desert photographers, on just […]

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