Tag Archives: Joshua Tree

DON’T COME TO JOSHUA TREE RIGHT NOW

Inessential travel is against California State order. The National Park is closed. Hotels and motels are closed. Short-term rentals (Airbnbs, etc.) have been ordered closed by San Bernardino County. Traveling here to go hiking is inessential. Traveling here to go … Continue reading

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[DOLLAR GENERAL] LOCAL SENTIMENT

Photograph of the Dollar General construction site in Joshua Tree, posted earlier today on Facebook…  

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[DOLLAR GENERAL] BECAUSE NOTHING SAYS “GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL PARK” LIKE A CORPORATE CHAIN STORE

They won their court cases, secured their permits and now they’re building their damned Dollar General in #JoshuaTree at the corner of Sunburst and the 62. #grim This magnet is available at Joshua Tree Outfitters (61707 29 Palms Highway in … Continue reading

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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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DOLLAR GENERAL ENTITY ASKS WATER DISTRICT FOR WILL-SERVE LETTER

June 21, 2017: Joshua Basin Water District General Manager Curt Sauer reports to the District’s Board of Directors that the District has received a request from an architectural firm representing a person that will do a Dollar General business in … Continue reading

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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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