Tag: Mojave Desert

Southeastern California’s unique desert landscape

Photos and story by Angel Peña Located about 50 miles east of Palm Springs lies a protected area of desert that is home to stunning rock formations, unique wildlife and several different types of desert plants.  Named after its iconic trees, Joshua Tree National Park became the 54th national park October 31, 1994. Since then,

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NEWS BRIEF: 7/8/2019

A intense earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rocked Ridgecrest, a Mojave Desert town,  on Friday night leaving structural damage and injuries in its wake. It has become the largest earthquake in two decades.