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GOOD NEWS ON ALTA MIRA HOUSING PROJECT!

Big update from local activists at the JT105 Alliance…. The JT105 Alliance filed a CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) lawsuit against the County and the developers of Altamira on October 28, 2016. Since then, 89 people have donated $8,683, to … Continue reading

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Hi-Desert Star: “SOLAR PROJECT AT JOSHUA TREE AIRPORT PUT ON HOLD”

GOOD NEWS! From local newspaper the Hi-Desert Star: Solar project at Joshua Tree airport put on hold Posted: Friday, March 17, 2017 4:23 pm By Leah Sanson, Hi-Desert Star JOSHUA TREE — The NextEra corporation is stopping, at least for … Continue reading

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TODAY IS THE DAY FOR WILLOW CROSSING

To help protect the desert we love, please give to the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s #Protect62 Campaign today. Matching funds will double your donation — today only. Help keep the native Joshua Tree forests intact along Hwy 62! Donate here: … Continue reading

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LAWSUIT LAUNCHED BY JOSHUA TREE LOCALS TO STOP PROPOSED ‘ALTA MIRA’ GATED HOUSING PROJECT

JT 105 Alliance is seeking to raise $20,000 to fund its lawsuit against the proposed 105-acre, 248-unit Alta Mira gated housing project. Over $2,000 has been raised already. You can donate here: STOP ALTA MIRA! gofundme You can also send … Continue reading

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WILLOW CROSSING

We were deeply distressed recently when the Institute of Mentalphysics/Joshua Tree Retreat Center, without a permit, cleared 3-plus acres of their land at the corner of the 62 and La Contenta to make a parking lot. Bad enough that this … Continue reading

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BAD NEWS: CA. SUPREME COURT DECLINES TO HEAR JOSHUA TREE’S CASE AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL

David Fick of the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance posted on Facebook: Late today, Friday October 14th, the JT BA has been notified by our legal representation that the State Supreme Court has Denied our Petition for Review of the … Continue reading

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JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY JOINS 2ND LAWSUIT AGAINST COUNTY OVER ‘NEXTERA’ SOLAR COMPLEX APPROVAL

From a recent edition of the Hi-Desert Star…

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