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The Mercury News
Does California's environmental protection law impede development? Five things to know about CEQAValley Water Project: The Santa Margarita Water District and other water agenci
Does California's environmental protection law impede development? Five things to know about CEQA
The Mercury News / Posted 13 hours ago
Valley Water Project: The Santa Margarita Water District and other water agencies plan to capture billions of gallons of Mojave Desert groundwater that's lost when it flows into dry lake beds and evaporates. A 43-mile pipeline would divert the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Energy storage is taking on a greater role in the power grid. But how big can it get?there is thermal storage, such as concentrated solar power plants like the spra
Energy storage is taking on a greater role in the power grid. But how big can it get?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
there is thermal storage, such as concentrated solar power plants like the sprawling 392-watt Ivanpah facility in the Mojave Desert. Other energy storage technologies include compressed air, stored under pressure in underground caverns, and... Read more
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Northern Star
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
Northern Star / Posted 23 hours ago
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
The Daily Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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Queensland Times
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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News Mail
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
News Mail / Posted yesterday
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary modelssales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want you
Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
sales if any shoppers aren't partial to those army shades. So, if you want your 75th Anniversary Wrangler Unlimited in Mojave Sand or Grand Cherokee in Granite Crystal it's all possible. Only exception is the Wrangler 2-door: quite rightly... Read more
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Aljazeera
Heatwave continues to bake parts of the Middle Eastheat is to be expected across much of the region. This sub-tropical desert is t
Heatwave continues to bake parts of the Middle East
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
heat is to be expected across much of the region. This sub-tropical desert is the Eastern Hemisphere equivalent of the Mojave Desert, including Death Valley, in California. Although Death Valley continues to hold the record for the highest... Read more
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Orange County Register
Regulators all wet on Cadiz water project— enough to supply roughly 400,000 people — each year by capturing groundwater
Regulators all wet on Cadiz water project
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
— enough to supply roughly 400,000 people — each year by capturing groundwater on the company’s private property in the Mojave Desert and transporting it via a 43-mile pipeline, which would be buried along the Arizona & California Railroad’s... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh world-beating cyclist gets cup of tea at every door in IranHe crossed the Mojave Desert, rode through the monsoon in the Indian subcontine
Edinburgh world-beating cyclist gets cup of tea at every door in Iran
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
He crossed the Mojave Desert, rode through the monsoon in the Indian subcontinent and braved the chaos of the Hanoi traffic system, then found the greatest welcome in the world in the Gulf trouble-zone of Iran. Cyclist Markus Stitz, 37, took a year... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Newberry Springs school takes goldschools represented 14 districts in the High Desert and mountains region."There
Newberry Springs school takes gold
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
schools represented 14 districts in the High Desert and mountains region."There is a little hidden gem in the middle of the Mojave Desert," a Silver Valley Unified School District press release said of Newberry Springs Elementary."A small school... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Is a CCSD police shortage compromising your children's safetythat's had its share of school violence. As 13 Action News reported last Novem
Is a CCSD police shortage compromising your children's safety
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
that's had its share of school violence. As 13 Action News reported last November, a 16-year-old was shot and killed at Mojave High School after a fight. That school is down from two officers to one. Canyon Springs High School still has two.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The essential guide to Utah's national parksthat's made possible by the park's location at the intersection of the Colorado
The essential guide to Utah's national parks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that's made possible by the park's location at the intersection of the Colorado Plateau, Basin and Range Province and Mojave Desert. This park is open all year, and fans of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing flock to Zion in... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Rocketdyne plant that built world's most powerful rocket engines being razedmaker, in New Jersey, building the engine that helped propel Brig. Gen. Chuck Y
Rocketdyne plant that built world's most powerful rocket engines being razed
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
maker, in New Jersey, building the engine that helped propel Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager to break the sound barrier over the Mojave. In 1957, he got a job as a development engineer at Rocketdyne in Canoga Park surrounded by fields and orchards,... Read more
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Mashable
Burning Man at 30: Still blazing after all these yearsyear's most controversial piece of art is also an airplane. Chunks of a Boeing
Burning Man at 30: Still blazing after all these years
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
year's most controversial piece of art is also an airplane. Chunks of a Boeing 747 were chopped up and trucked in from the Mojave desert airplane boneyards hundreds of miles to the south by a nonprofit group calling itself Big Imagination. The... Read more
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Daily Star
Virgin tycoon Richard Branson inches from death in bike smashSpaceship British billionaire and Virgin Galactic head Richard Branson unveile
Virgin tycoon Richard Branson inches from death in bike smash
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Spaceship British billionaire and Virgin Galactic head Richard Branson unveiled the new Virgin Galactic spaceship at the Mojave Air and Space Port on Friday in a flashy and showy way that only Branson can do. The space craft will carry Richard... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Southern California having smoggiest summer since 2009contributing to a return of a traditional nemesis: smog. The enormous region t
Southern California having smoggiest summer since 2009
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 4 days ago
contributing to a return of a traditional nemesis: smog. The enormous region that stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Mojave Desert is having its worst summer air quality since 2009, regulators said Thursday. Huge wildfires have fouled the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Rocketdyne plant that built world’s most powerful rocket engines being razedmaker, in New Jersey, building the engine that helped propel Brig. Gen. Chuck Y
Rocketdyne plant that built world’s most powerful rocket engines being razed
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
maker, in New Jersey, building the engine that helped propel Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager to break the sound barrier over the Mojave. In 1957, he got a job as a development engineer at Rocketdyne in Canoga Park surrounded by fields and orchards,... Read more
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The Morning Call
National Parks Service celebrates 100 yearsphoto, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua T
National Parks Service celebrates 100 years
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert in this 30-minute time exposure. The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
National Parks Service celebrates 100 yearsphoto, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua T
National Parks Service celebrates 100 years
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert in this 30-minute time exposure. The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
National Parks celebrates 100 yearsphoto, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua T
National Parks celebrates 100 years
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert in this 30-minute time exposure. The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug.... Read more
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Daily Mail
CarBoom! New series centers around blowing up carsCarboom! New series centers around blowing up cars and flinging them across the
CarBoom! New series centers around blowing up cars
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Carboom! New series centers around blowing up cars and flinging them across the Mojave Desert The online show is called CarBoom! and appears on Autoblog with webisodes airing each Wednesday First installment debuted this week and featured two... Read more
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Orange County Register
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their ageand decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several park
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their age
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
and decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several parks, including the Grand Canyon and the Mojave Desert, leaving bighorn sheep with little to eat. At Glacier National Park in Montana, rising temperatures have caused... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Yes, that is a Boeing 747 'taxiing' down the playaMan arts festival. The 30,000-pound chunk of abandoned airliner turned art pro
Yes, that is a Boeing 747 'taxiing' down the playa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Man arts festival. The 30,000-pound chunk of abandoned airliner turned art project was actually hauled 500 miles from Mojave Air and Space Port in the Mojave Desert, where it had been stored. It left Monday, spent a night in Nixon and then... Read more
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Raw Story
Goat blood-drinking Libertarian welcomes support from white supremacistsgoat’s blood. “Zing,” replied Invictus, who drank the animal’s blood to celebr
Goat blood-drinking Libertarian welcomes support from white supremacists
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
goat’s blood. “Zing,” replied Invictus, who drank the animal’s blood to celebrate the end of a walk from Orlando to the Mojave Desert. Invictus refused to answer a question about his path to victory, but vowed to attack his major party... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
National Park Service turns 100and decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several park
National Park Service turns 100
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several parks, including the Grand Canyon and the Mojave Desert, leaving bighorn sheep with little to eat. At Glacier National Park in Montana, rising temperatures have... Read more
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Orange County Register
What are your memories? We celebrate America's greatest treasures as the National Park Service turns 100Between I-10 and Highway 62; headquarters, Twentynine Palms, 2.5 hours. Why: “
What are your memories? We celebrate America's greatest treasures as the National Park Service turns 100
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
Between I-10 and Highway 62; headquarters, Twentynine Palms, 2.5 hours. Why: “Two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado. A fascinating variety of plants and animals make their homes in a land sculpted by strong winds and... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
New CIF-SS playoff structure adds suspense, excitement to 2016 football seasonHigh Desert schools Oak Hills and Serrano – have been bumped up. Serrano and Oa
New CIF-SS playoff structure adds suspense, excitement to 2016 football season
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 5 days ago
High Desert schools Oak Hills and Serrano – have been bumped up. Serrano and Oak Hills have been dominant in the Mojave River League, and this is their reward. The same can be said for Upland and Rancho Cucamonga in the Baseline League as... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash DropForce’s T-38 supersonic jet trainer have appeared on the Internet as the plane
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash Drop
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
Force’s T-38 supersonic jet trainer have appeared on the Internet as the plane conducted high-speed taxi tests last week at Mojave Airport in California. The aircraft was built by Scaled Composites under contract with Northrop Grumman. FAA records... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash DropForce’s T-38 supersonic jet trainer have appeared on the Internet as the plane
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash Drop
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
Force’s T-38 supersonic jet trainer have appeared on the Internet as the plane conducted high-speed taxi tests last week at Mojave Airport in California. The aircraft was built by Scaled Composites under contract with Northrop Grumman. FAA records... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:development epitomizes a harmful, poorly located project as much as the Soda Mo
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
development epitomizes a harmful, poorly located project as much as the Soda Mountain Solar Project, which threatens the Mojave National Preserve, wildlife corridors, bighorn sheep, scenic vistas, air quality and groundwater. What we are seeing... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — Aug. 24Wild fires kill deer, nesting birds, turkeys any ground animals and if left as
Letters to the editor — Aug. 24
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Wild fires kill deer, nesting birds, turkeys any ground animals and if left as is California is going to look like the Mojave Desert, except the desert has chemise brush as this doesn’t require any water. I don’t know if these rules are because... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Supervisors vote against Soda Mountain projectcontroversial Soda Mountain Solar Project that gained national attention becaus
Supervisors vote against Soda Mountain project
Desert Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
controversial Soda Mountain Solar Project that gained national attention because of its impacts on sensitive areas of the Mojave Desert.The Board of Supervisors was asked to certify project documents under the California Environmental Quality Act... Read more
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The Hill
Celebrating the contributions of the National Park Service at its centennialprotected 80 years ago by President Franklin Roosevelt. He permanently conserve
Celebrating the contributions of the National Park Service at its centennial
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
protected 80 years ago by President Franklin Roosevelt. He permanently conserved an ecological oasis at the junction of the Mojave and Sonoran deserts using the Antiquities Act. This law allows the president to protect our public lands and places of... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) Launch Scheduled for December 2017both by NASA and by several universities around the US. Virgin Galactic’s Launc
Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) Launch Scheduled for December 2017
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 6 days ago
both by NASA and by several universities around the US. Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne air launch-to-orbit system from Mojave, California. Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) will be the fifth in the Fox-1 series that AMSAT has built. Fox-1A, now AO-85, was... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASA's new space plane is getting ready to take flightof the space shuttle - is getting ready to fly. The svelte and snub nosed Drea
NASA's new space plane is getting ready to take flight
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
of the space shuttle - is getting ready to fly. The svelte and snub nosed Dream Chaser will soon be shipped to the Mojave desert in California where it would begin a series of ground tests that would eventually culminate with a flight from... Read more
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York Daily Record
The Colorado River Conveys as Much Politics as It Does Wateridiocy (recklessness, irrationality…you pick the term) behind the building thes
The Colorado River Conveys as Much Politics as It Does Water
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
idiocy (recklessness, irrationality…you pick the term) behind the building these two dams. Located in the heartland of the Mojave Desert atop porous geology, these lakes experience huge loss from evaporation and seepage. Due to a 16 year drought,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Death Valley: A desert full of surprisesAmerican road tripTen great places to visit as the United States' Nation Park S
Death Valley: A desert full of surprises
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
American road tripTen great places to visit as the United States' Nation Park Service celebrates its centenary Part of the Mojave Desert, it is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere, 86m below sea level at the salt flats of Badwater. The... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Public Gets Peek At Northrop Grumman's T-X TrainerAircraft Conducted High-Speed Taxi Tests At Mojave Last Week A few images of N
Public Gets Peek At Northrop Grumman's T-X Trainer
The Aero-News Network / Posted 7 days ago
Aircraft Conducted High-Speed Taxi Tests At Mojave Last Week A few images of Northrop Grumman's offering to replace the primary trainer for the Air Force have appeared on the Internet as the plane conducted high-speed taxi tests last week at Mojave... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Monument to Outlast Humanityleg. Guys like me, I mean it.” “Compression Line” had its first incarnation in
A Monument to Outlast Humanity
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
leg. Guys like me, I mean it.” “Compression Line” had its first incarnation in 1968, at El Mirage Dry Lake Bed, in the Mojave: an open-topped sixteen-foot-long plywood trapezoid that Heizer and Hank Lee buried in a pit and, using shovels,... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the editor:development epitomizes a harmful, poorly located project as much as the Soda Mo
Letters to the editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
development epitomizes a harmful, poorly located project as much as the Soda Mountain Solar Project, which threatens the Mojave National Preserve, wildlife corridors, bighorn sheep, scenic vistas, air quality and groundwater. What we are seeing... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Not afraid to get dirtyMojave Mud Fest draws hundreds to Newberry Springs Posted Aug. 22, 2016 at 5:0
Not afraid to get dirty
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Mojave Mud Fest draws hundreds to Newberry Springs Posted Aug. 22, 2016 at 5:08 PM Posted Aug. 22, 2016 at 5:08 PM Gabriel Torres' recipe for fun is a little dirty.He adds a lot of water to 200 yards of desert dirt. He then stirs it up real... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the USinlaid stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and painting the words "This Land Wa
Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the US
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
inlaid stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and painting the words "This Land Was Our Land" across an unused airstrip in the Mojave Desert. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Southern California wildfire evacuees allowed to return homewildfire began on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes in
Southern California wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
wildfire began on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes in Cajon Pass and on the edge of the Mojave Desert. Pictured, firefighters in Phelan Friday After a wildfire, somebody has to figure out exactly what burned.... Read more
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CBS News
On The Trail: The singular Joshua treethe trees. In 1971, Dr. Seuss published “The Lorax.” And while his Truffula tr
On The Trail: The singular Joshua tree
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
the trees. In 1971, Dr. Seuss published “The Lorax.” And while his Truffula trees were purely fictional, this slice of the Mojave Desert has become a destination for anyone who has ever dreamed of jumping into one of his illustrations. “It feels... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Homes burned by California fire; teams look for more damageits initial fury on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes
Homes burned by California fire; teams look for more damage
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
its initial fury on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes in Cajon Pass and on the edge of the Mojave Desert before climbing the mountains. (AP Photo/Christine Armario) Operating from a mobile command center just south... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Latest: More residents return, crews gain on California fireits initial fury on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes
Latest: More residents return, crews gain on California fire
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
its initial fury on a semi-rural landscape dotted with small ranches and homes in Cajon Pass and on the edge of the Mojave Desert before climbing the mountains. less This Thursday, Aug. 19, 2016, photo an animal rescue volunteer checks on a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF graduate to help champion bicyclist in bid to set world land-speed recordbeing ready yet, the Range Rover didn't pass technical inspection recently at B
UCF graduate to help champion bicyclist in bid to set world land-speed record
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
being ready yet, the Range Rover didn't pass technical inspection recently at Bonneville, and a scheduled test run at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California on Aug. 30 has been canceled. Howard said the team plans to arrive at Bonneville... Read more
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