Tag: Palm Springs

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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Slide Show: Snow Fire scorches near Palm Springs

By Joyce Nugent The Snow Fire was ignited by a burning vehicle at around 2:30 pm Sept. 17. By 7:30 pm the quick moving blaze had grown to 1,200 acres and evacuations were ordered for the small community of Snow Creek near Palm Springs. The fire ballooned to 2,500 acres by Sept. 18. An evacuation

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