Category Archives: blight

GOOD NEWS on Altamira: “It is done and we have won”

Defend Joshua Tree has received the following statement from the JT105 Alliance on the final resolution of the Alta Mira project… THANK YOU – IT IS DONE !!! After ten years of fighting, the community of Joshua Tree has prevailed … Continue reading

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HOW THE TRUMP SHUTDOWN AFFECTS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Park Superintendent David Smith: “The campgrounds and park will stay open per directions from the Administration, but no staff will be available to check visitors in or charge fees. … All visitor centers and restrooms will be closed and all … 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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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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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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ARGH. COUNTY SUPES APPROVE ‘ALTA MIRA’ GATED CONDO PLAN FOR JOSHUA TREE, 3-2

More on this later. For now, here’s the straight news from 107.7 KCDZ… A controversial housing development in Joshua Tree, the 248 units on 105 gated acres known as Alta mira, got a green light at yesterday’s meeting of the … Continue reading

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