Mojave Desert

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Company May Get $4.9B Federal Loan For High Speed Rail Linking Victorville And Vegas

On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas.


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2 ATV Riders Found Dead In Mojave Desert

Two off-roaders from Santa Barbara, have been found dead in the Mojave Desert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2011


Remains Of Woman Murdered, Dumped In Desert Identified 65 Years Later

Authorities have identified the remains of a woman killed 65 years ago and dumped in the California desert.


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Police: Boy, 11, Told To Get In Car, Follow Mom’s Boyfriend On Freeways

Authorities say an 11-year-old’s California freeway drive has landed his mom’s boyfriend in jail.


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Pilot In Homebuilt Plane Dies In Mojave Desert Crash

A pilot heading from California to Georgia in a homebuilt plane has crashed and died in San Bernardino County.


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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Mojave Desert Crash

One person is dead and three others have been injured in a violent Mojave Desert crash.


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Biker Gang Members Convicted For Murder, Torture

Two members of a California motorcycle gang have been convicted of the beating and shooting death of a Vagos club prospect over the sale of a motorcycle.


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Bureau Of Land Management Says It Did Not Follow Rules In Race Deaths

The U.S Bureau of Land Management says its staff failed to follow established procedures for permitting and monitoring a Mojave Desert off-road race in which eight spectators were killed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2010

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Calif. Tribe Sues U.S. To Block Mojave Solar Plant

The Native American Quechan tribe says U.S. officials ignored concerns that plant could damage significant cultural and biological resources.


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Feds OK $6 Billion Solar Plant In Mojave Desert

Officials say the White House has approved a permit for what will be the world’s biggest solar power plant.


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U.S. Approves 5th Solar Plant For Mojave Desert

The secretary of the interior has approved a big solar energy plant in the Mojave Desert, the fifth such project on western U.S. public lands to win federal authorization.


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Panel OKs $2 Billion SoCal Solar Energy Plant

The newly-approved 370-megawatt plant in the Mojave desert is expected generate 1,000 jobs and power 140,000 homes.



Veterans Group Wants To Intervene In Mojave Cross Dispute

Veterans groups are asking to intervene in the legal battle over a cross erected at a Mojave Desert federal park to honor war dead.


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Parents Of Teens Killed In Old Bunker Sue

The parents of two teenagers killed in an abandoned Mojave Desert military bunker are suing the federal government claiming negligence for failing to dismantle or otherwise secure the site.


Truck Veers Off Interstate 15 Into Home, 2 Hurt

A pickup truck veered off a Mojave Desert interstate and crashed into the bedroom of a home, seriously injuring a sleeping elderly woman and her son.