Monthly Archives: March 2016

PLANNING COMMISSION DELAYS VOTE ON ALTA MIRA GATED CONDO PROJECT

From local radio station KCDZ 107.7: March 25, 2016: After a postponement last week due to a power outage, the County Planning Commission still didn’t make a decision yesterday about the controversial Alta Mira housing project. Reporter David Haldane was … Continue reading

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ALTA MIRA HEARING RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, MAR 24! SAY NO TO GATED CONDOS IN JOSHUA TREE!

There was a power outage last Thursday, March 17 at the local teleconferencing center that affected the Planning Commission meeting on the abominable “Alta Mira” high-density gated condo project. The discussion on Alta Mira has been rescheduled for this Thursday, … Continue reading

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THURSDAY, MARCH 17: STAND UP AGAINST UNWELCOME “ALTA MIRA” GATED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL

“Alta Mira” is a proposal to build a 105-acre, 248-home gated community in Joshua Tree south of the 62 next to the Friendly Hills Elementary School, with individual units retailing in the $250k range. Developers say the project would be … Continue reading

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WHAT WE’RE DEFENDING…

Amongst other things, we’re defending this desert tortoise’s right to live out his life, in his native habitat: desert wilderness in northern Joshua Tree. This particular fella was spotted yesterday morning in a wash on BLM land near our home. … Continue reading

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