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4.2 Magnitude Quake Strikes About 40 Miles North Of Joshua Tree

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck about 40 miles north of Joshua Tree Saturday evening.

10/05/2013

A reported 1,500 bobcats were trapped in desert areas last year, according to Fish and Game officials. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Desert Residents Push For Ban On Bobcat Trapping

Residents in one Southland desert community are coming together to save the bobcat.

07/23/2013

Joshua Tree National Park

Popular Hiking Spots Closed At Joshua Tree Due To Rampant Tagging

Acts of graffiti have become so pervasive at Joshua Tree National Park’s most popular hiking spots that officials have had to close them to the public, and they blame the big bump in vandalism on social media.

04/13/2013

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Parents Charged After 7-Year-Old Daughter Eats Meth

A Joshua Tree couple was charged with child endangerment after their 7-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2013

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A Rock Climber’s Guide To OC

Outdoor Enthusiasts: Set your sights high and achieve a new goal this year. Try rock climbing and head to the top of Southern California’s many striking summits. Whether a beginner or advanced, stimulate both the senses and physical body by challenging your balance, agility and endurance. Regardless of skill level, it’s possible to fly high amongst stunning rock formations from the desert of Joshua Tree to the mountains of Idyllwild. Keep in mind, rock climbing is an extreme sport and must be taken seriously. All levels are encouraged to go with an expert or take part in one of the many climbing schools found throughout the region.

CBS Los Angeles–12/15/2012

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2 Missing Off-Roaders Found Safe In Joshua Tree National Park

Two Lakewood off-roaders were back at home Wednesday after going missing in Joshua Tree National Park.

11/28/2012

Desert Adventures Red Jeep

Family Field Trips with Desert Adventures

Have you ever really explored the desert? I am not talking about exploring the pool at a swanky Palm Springs resort or navigating the porta-potty line at the Coachella Music Festival, I mean getting to […]

CBS Los Angeles–02/24/2012

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Camping at Joshua Tree

There’s no place in California quite like Joshua Tree National Park. Trees reminiscent of Dr. Suess’ truffula trees, rock formations perfect for climbing, and striking views are just some of the beautiful things you’ll see […]

CBS Los Angeles–02/15/2012

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Ultralight Plane Crashes Near Joshua Tree Killing Pilot

An ultralight aircraft has crashed in the desert near Joshua Tree National Park, killing the pilot.

06/08/2011

California desert

Missing LA Real Estate Broker Found In Desert

Officials say the 64-year-old man, who was missing for nearly a week, is expected to recover from heat exhaustion and other minor injuries.

09/30/2010