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Saturday, Jan. 12 10am: Dollar General opposition meeting in Joshua Tree

The County’s Planning Commission has confirmed that the hearing on “Joshua Tree Retail Project” (aka DOLLAR GENERAL) will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 9am at County offices in the city of San Bernardino. Please consider attending this … Continue reading

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DICK THE BUTCHER NEEDS A (PAID) APPRENTICE…NOW

I visited the incredible Dick the Butcher (and rancher/welder/etc) of Joshua Tree yesterday. [He’s pictured above, photo by Stacy Kranitz.] He says he’s in process of closing up shop. Can’t find anyone to do butchering with him—he can’t do it … Continue reading

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Not looking good anytime soon for any form of Joshua Tree self-governance

Accurate write-up from KCDZ on last night’s meeting: LAFCO MEETS IN JOSHUA TREE, MORE LOCAL CONTROL UNLIKELY About 50 Joshua Tree residents heard expert opinion on how the unincorporated village might get some hold on influencing its own destiny. What … Continue reading

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DEFEND JOSHUA TREE: A slight manifesto

Download: Defend Joshua Tree manifesto — PDF (one-sheet, perfect for printing and posting) DEFEND JOSHUA TREE …. FROM WHAT, EXACTLY? Unfortunately, there’s a lot to defend Joshua Tree from these days. Dumb ideas that would degrade this beautiful, wondrous place … Continue reading

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